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CHINA'S thirst for Australian milk is now part of the A2 success story, with A2 milk on Chinese internet retailing site Jingdong.

China's thirst for Aussie milk  

CHINA'S thirst for Australian milk is now part of the A2 success story, with A2 milk on Chinese internet retailing site Jingdong.
TERRITORIANS should welcome, not worry about, foreign investment in the region’s agricultural sector, according to Primary Industry and Fisheries Minister Willem Westra van Holthe. 29 Sep 14 TERRITORIANS should welcome, not worry about, foreign investment in the region’s agricultural sector, according to...
THE magic of the annual Ewan race meeting held on September 25-27 enchanted the crowd once again as the wonderful atmosphere mixed from equal parts excitement, laughter and friendship seemingly saturated the air. 28 Sep 14 THE magic of the annual Ewan race meeting held on September 25-27 enchanted the crowd once again as the wonderful...
IN A country dominated by multinational meat processors, privately-owned Bindaree Beef is cutting its own path. 29 Sep 14 1 IN A country dominated by multinational meat processors, privately-owned Bindaree Beef is cutting its own path.
FEARS are building in regional and medical communities about the long-term impact of the federal government’s planned general practitioner (GP) co-payment on regional health services, which are already severely stretched. 28 Sep 14 4 FEARS are building in regional and medical communities about the long-term impact of the federal government’s...

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TERRITORIANS should welcome, not worry about, foreign investment in the region’s agricultural sector, according to Primary Industry and Fisheries Minister Willem Westra van Holthe. TERRITORIANS should welcome, not worry about, foreign investment in the region’s agricultural sector, according to...

The magic of the Ewan races enchanted the crowd as the great atmosphere seemingly saturated the air 27 Sep 14 The magic of the Ewan races enchanted the crowd as the great atmosphere seemingly saturated the air
IT was the Burdekin’s turn to view the iconic Melbourne Cup on its country-wide tour on Saturday. 23 Sep 14 IT was the Burdekin’s turn to view the iconic Melbourne Cup on its country-wide tour on Saturday.
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Gentlemen - play the issue, not the man. That way we might all get some enlightenment. As Glenn
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If you have knowledge that "hundreds" of Australian companies are paying bribes then you should
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An excellent question by Glen.....it's just a pity more pollies do not represent their
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
SANTA Gertrudis bulls hit a breed seasonal high of $47,500 at last week's annual Santa Central Sale, Clifton, Queensland.10:30 AM SANTA Gertrudis bulls hit a breed seasonal high of $47,500 at last week's annual Santa Central Sale, Clifton,...
AUSTRALIAN beef exports to Canada continue to grow, with 24,331 tonnes slaughter weight received this year.29 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN beef exports to Canada continue to grow, with 24,331 tonnes slaughter weight received this year.

SOME of the most well-regarded Brahman breeders in the state will converge on the Dalrymple Saleyards in Charters Towers on Friday October 17 for the 15th anniversary of the Gold City Brahman Sale.25 Sep 14 SOME of the most well-regarded Brahman breeders in the state will converge on the Dalrymple Saleyards in Charters...
LEADING Brahman stud vendors from across Australia are eagerly anticipating putting their respective top quality bulls through the sale ring at CQLX Gracemere during the 2014 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale (RBWS) being held on October 6-8.20 Sep 14 LEADING Brahman stud vendors from across Australia are eagerly anticipating putting their respective top quality...
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.

AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.9:47 AM AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.
COLES has been banned for three years from advertising its bread was made or baked on the same day it was sold.29 Sep 14  2 COLES has been banned for three years from advertising its bread was made or baked on the same day it was sold.

WITH just over half of the 2014 sugarcane crop now crushed, the Australian sugar industry looks to be heading for its highest crush since 2006 with current forecasts putting the crop at about 32 million tonnes.20 Sep 14 WITH just over half of the 2014 sugarcane crop now crushed, the Australian sugar industry looks to be heading for...
WILMAR should be 'ready for a fight on a scale not seen before' in the Australian industry, says industry group Canegrowers.
23 May 14  13 WILMAR should be "ready for a fight on a scale not seen before" in the Australian industry, says industry group...
AUSTRALIA’s first Merlo telehandler depot, RightQuip, has relocated to a new dealership facility in western Sydney. AUSTRALIA’s first Merlo telehandler depot, RightQuip, has relocated to a new dealership facility in western Sydney.

FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30 this year.10 Sep 14 FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30...
A SPIKE in the price of almonds, rising global demand and a severe drought in California have created hot rural property.29 Sep 14  1 A SPIKE in the price of almonds, rising global demand and a severe drought in California have created hot rural...
INTENSE Victorian and NSW interest in Waterbag Station - a 42,000 hectare property sold two months ago by Landmark Harcourts east of Broken Hill - has fuelled hopes of a similar result for Winnathee Station.27 Sep 14 INTENSE Victorian and NSW interest in Waterbag Station - a 42,000 hectare property sold two months ago by Landmark...
A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for sale by receivers.15 Sep 14 A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for...

PREPARATIONS are underway for the staging of the inaugural North Queensland Hand Cane Cutting Championships to be held on Sunday October 5 at Castor Park, Mourilyan.22 Sep 14 PREPARATIONS are underway for the staging of the inaugural North Queensland Hand Cane Cutting Championships to be...
LAST month Christine Hills was waking up on the Harvard University campus in Boston in the United States.
Back in Australia, on the weekends, Christine wakes up to her farm in Moura and during the week she wakes up to her house in Rockhampton.21 Sep 14 LAST month Christine Hills was waking up on the Harvard University campus in Boston in the United States. Back in...