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LIVESTOCK management has taken on a higher profile, with the government placing priority on production of livestock and ag products.

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LIVESTOCK management has taken on a higher profile, with the government placing priority on production of livestock and ag products.
RURAL Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) staff have joined with volunteers and Emergency Response Force soldiers from the 4th Regiment RAA to take part in a large-scale cyclone preparedness operation ahead of the cyclone season this week. 30 Oct 14 RURAL Fire Service Queensland (RFSQ) staff have joined with volunteers and Emergency Response Force soldiers from...
IT would be a rare sight to see Will Smith, Harrison Ford and Mitchell Johnson all together - and an even rarer sight to see them all in Malanda. 30 Oct 14 IT would be a rare sight to see Will Smith, Harrison Ford and Mitchell Johnson all together - and an even rarer...
AFTER mulling over the national use of EID for sheep and goats for a year, Barnaby Joyce finally made a decision - to handball it on to the States. 30 Oct 14 2 AFTER mulling over the national use of EID for sheep and goats for a year, Barnaby Joyce finally made a decision -...
SEA Swift Northern Pride has announced Joe O’Callaghan will be the new head coach for the 2015 Intrust Super Cup season.
O’Callaghan, the Pride’s assistant coach last season, replaces Jason Demetriou who has joined the North Queensland Cowboys as their new assistant coach. 30 Oct 14 SEA Swift Northern Pride has announced Joe O’Callaghan will be the new head coach for the 2015 Intrust Super Cup...

LIVEXFORUM 2014

LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving animal welfare in export markets from DAFF Secretary Phillip Glyde.
Exporters improving welfare LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving...
FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new chair of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council.
Simon Crean new ALEC boss FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new...

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Doctor Barney as Deputy Prime Minister is a horror movie in 3D, but it is halloween.
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In some ways you have a point Freshy but not totally. You are right to say farmers need to
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Yeah, that's right, FFS, in the 15th floor penthouse. How nice of you to remember. Are you going
THE Chinese Government today announced it is lifting the temporary suspension on the export of Fonterra formula and whey powder. THE Chinese Government today announced it is lifting the temporary suspension on the export of Fonterra formula and...
AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing facility south of Darwin.4:07 PM AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing...
REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global leader, says Mick Keogh.30 Oct 14  2 REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global...

THE MLA has a long road ahead before winning the support of the people on the land, if the sentiments expressed at Charters Towers on Thursday are indicative.25 Oct 14  4 THE MLA has a long road ahead before winning the support of the people on the land, if the sentiments expressed at...
THE Northern Territory live export industry is surging ahead and has smashed industry export records.23 Oct 14  1 THE Northern Territory live export industry is surging ahead and has smashed industry export records.
SLIDING down again, the (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped another 7 cents this week to settle at 1029c a kilogram. SLIDING down again, the (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped another 7 cents this week to settle at 1029c a...

COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain supply chain.
3:05 AM  3 COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain...
ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain.3:00 AM ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain.

THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.24 Oct 14  1 THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further...
THE Far North Queensland sugar industry marked a significant milestone on Friday, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Cairns Bulk Sugar Terminal (BST).05 Oct 14 THE Far North Queensland sugar industry marked a significant milestone on Friday, celebrating the 50th anniversary...
IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise with spraying equipment. IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise...

FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.28 Oct 14 FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.
A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural pests are actually one.30 Oct 14 A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural...
IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been cancelled.30 Oct 14 IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been...
PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real estate agents.
30 Oct 14 PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real...

16 Oct 14 FARM life with its country setting is often idealised but with more than 60 per cent of Queensland in drought, concern is growing for the mental health of farmers.
BEFORE mechanical harvesters, the gangs of cane cutters were known as the gentlemen of the flashing blade. They laboured in the hot cane fields with skill and grit. 
The inaugural Cumic Steel Men of Steel Hand Cane Cutting Championships at Castor Park in Mourilyan this month were created to bring a slice of North Queensland history back to life.14 Oct 14 BEFORE mechanical harvesters, the gangs of cane cutters were known as the gentlemen of the flashing blade. They...