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Breeder market opens to Egypt

AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock.
AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock.
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A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin. A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin.
GUN shearer John Dalla was shocked by PETA’s shearing footage and says it's a long way from a true representation of his industry. GUN shearer John Dalla was shocked by PETA’s shearing footage and says it's a long way from a true representation of his industry.
RAIN or no rain, cattle prices have the potential to rise by up to 40 per cent in 2015 as the flow of cattle off-farm finally contracts. RAIN or no rain, cattle prices have the potential to rise by up to 40 per cent in 2015 as the flow of cattle off-farm finally contracts.
ADELAIDE company Rossi Boots is furious the federal government went shopping overseas to find cheaper boots for the armed services. ADELAIDE company Rossi Boots is furious the federal government went shopping overseas to find cheaper boots for the armed services.
DEVONDALE Murray Goulburn has announced a $5 million partnership with CowBank to help young farmers entering the dairy industry establish a commercial dairy herd.
22 Jul 14 DEVONDALE Murray Goulburn has announced a $5 million partnership with CowBank to help young farmers entering the dairy industry establish a commercial dairy herd. | Soft outlook for dairy prices: Rabo  | Milk's local brand push 
A COMMON refrain by climate sceptics that surface temperatures have not warmed over the past 17 years, implying climate models predicting otherwise are unreliable, has been refuted by new research led by James Risbey, a senior CSIRO researcher.
22 Jul 14 A COMMON refrain by climate sceptics that surface temperatures have not warmed over the past 17 years, implying climate models predicting otherwise are unreliable, has been refuted by... | Dry set to linger  | Water resources under pressure 
THE government-appointed panel tasked with reviewing the national broadband network is set to miss its July deadline.
22 Jul 14  1 THE government-appointed panel tasked with reviewing the national broadband network is set to miss its July deadline. | Bush broadband boost  | NBN monopoly wrong: Samuel 
CHINA has lifted a ban on Brazilian beef that has been in place since December 2012.
22 Jul 14  1 CHINA has lifted a ban on Brazilian beef that has been in place since December 2012.
Cattle - Beef
PACIFIC Equity Partners has sold New Zealand's largest biscuit and snack foods maker to Universal Robina for $NZ700 million ($645 million).
22 Jul 14 PACIFIC Equity Partners has sold New Zealand's largest biscuit and snack foods maker to Universal Robina for $NZ700 million ($645 million). | Kiwis bullish - and it's more...  | NZ's new cash cows 
FARMERS have welcomed the repeal of legislation that will do away with the need for re-registration and re-approval of farm chemicals.
22 Jul 14 FARMERS have welcomed the repeal of legislation that will do away with the need for re-registration and re-approval of farm chemicals. | Syngenta defends paraquat  | Bees hit in canola virus fight 
IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
22 Jul 14 IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more expansion.
22 Jul 14 THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more expansion.
A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin.
22 Jul 14 A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin. | Cotton agreement opens markets  | Southern cotton boosts crop 
SINCE its launch 70 years ago, Almondco Australia has been a pivotal part of the Australian almond industry - and going strong.
22 Jul 14 SINCE its launch 70 years ago, Almondco Australia has been a pivotal part of the Australian almond industry - and going strong. | Munda Munda pursues organic growth  | Citrus booms as exports lift 
ANIMAL rights activists say lawmakers and livestock groups are trying to disguise
22 Jul 14  8 ANIMAL rights activists say lawmakers and livestock groups are trying to disguise "ag-gag" laws to help their establishment here. | Activist attacks 'un-Australian'  | Activist laws draw fire 
STUDENTS from Indonesia's Bogor Agricultural University received an overview of Australia's livestock trade at Elders House in Adelaide recently.
22 Jul 14 STUDENTS from Indonesia's Bogor Agricultural University received an overview of Australia's livestock trade at Elders House in Adelaide recently. | China trip a wool eye-opener  | Ag reaping benefits of Waite's gift 
LOWERING costs of production in beef businesses is tough, but one consultant says production gains can be made irrespective of scale.
22 Jul 14  6 LOWERING costs of production in beef businesses is tough, but one consultant says production gains can be made irrespective of scale. | Cattle levy inquiry extended  | US to be our top export market 
Cattle - Beef
COMPETITION was strong across the Merino fleece spectrum at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show ram sale on Monday.
21 Jul 14  1 COMPETITION was strong across the Merino fleece spectrum at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show ram sale on Monday.
PHIL and Kim Hartwich, Mt Challicum Merino Stud, have taken out the grand champion fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition in Bendigo with an ultrafine Merino fleece.
21 Jul 14 PHIL and Kim Hartwich, Mt Challicum Merino Stud, have taken out the grand champion fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition in Bendigo with an ultrafine Merino fleece.
THE arrival of an Archer Daniels Midland private jet in Sydney last Wednesday is a strong signal ADM has unfinished business in Australia.
21 Jul 14  17 THE arrival of an Archer Daniels Midland private jet in Sydney last Wednesday is a strong signal ADM has unfinished business in Australia. | GrainCorp still in ADM's sights  | 'Protectionists' stifling ag... 
RETAIL entrepreneur Brett Blundy is expanding his beef operations to cash in on Asia's burgeoning middle class.
21 Jul 14 RETAIL entrepreneur Brett Blundy is expanding his beef operations to cash in on Asia's burgeoning middle class. | Rich Listers back northern beef...  | Indo beef goal 'unsurprising': NTCA 
Cattle - Beef
AUSTRALIA has contributed an extra $1 million to efforts to ratify a trade ­facilitation agreement as some poorer countries feel they are not being accommodated.
21 Jul 14 AUSTRALIA has contributed an extra $1 million to efforts to ratify a trade ­facilitation agreement as some poorer countries feel they are not being accommodated. | Locking in China deals  | North's 20-year investment 'window' 
WA PORK processor Craig Mostyn may sell a stake in the family-owned agribusiness.
21 Jul 14 WA PORK processor Craig Mostyn may sell a stake in the family-owned agribusiness. | Back on track for bacon week 
LEGENDARY logistics businessman Chris Corrigan has become a director and investor in PrimeAg Australia.
21 Jul 14  5 LEGENDARY logistics businessman Chris Corrigan has become a director and investor in PrimeAg Australia. | Undabri sold to new Chinese buyer 
21 Jul 14 GPS Ag, a wholly owned subsidiary of precision agriculture provider Novariant, has assigned the rights of its Australian distribution to its longstanding partner, Ag Leader Technology.
DIALOGUE between apiarists, orchardists, distributors, retailers and consumers is vital for ag's future, says Christian Farrington.
21 Jul 14 DIALOGUE between apiarists, orchardists, distributors, retailers and consumers is vital for ag's future, says Christian Farrington. | A 'net' gain for pollination  | Bees hit in canola virus fight 
REAL farmers are in the spotlight in new push to win back consumer loyalty to major milk company brands whose markets have been savaged by the $1 a litre milk war.
21 Jul 14  2 REAL farmers are in the spotlight in new push to win back consumer loyalty to major milk company brands whose markets have been savaged by the $1 a litre milk war.
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The proposed PPP Project will introduce an organised exchange for the grass-fed beef market
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Boris, a bit of an education for you. It is the capitalist "free trade merchants" taking
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While I am not totally against the minimum wage concept, the highly protected Industrial Awards
SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength.
Over time, it has survived droughts, floods, industry downturn and whatever the world economy had to throw at it.
18 Jul 14 SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength. Over time, it has...
MARKETS and economics as a driver of northern agricultural development is a key focus of Northern Australia Food Futures conference being held at Darwin from November 3-5.03 Jul 14  1 MARKETS and economics as a driver of northern agricultural development is a key focus of Northern Australia Food...