Spoonful of growth for sugar: ABARES

THE world sugar glut will push down mill-gate returns to Australian cane growers by 1pc to $36/t this year, the lowest since 2007-08.
THE world sugar glut will push down mill-gate returns to Australian cane growers by 1pc to $36/t this year, the lowest since 2007-08.
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MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise. MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise.
A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture. A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture.
WOOLGROWERS, classers and industry bodies already voicing their concerns to the AWI Wool Selling Systems Review panel. WOOLGROWERS, classers and industry bodies already voicing their concerns to the AWI Wool Selling Systems Review panel.
THE first SustainaWOOL clips hit the auctions last week and New England Wool is calling for more superfine growers to get on board.
THE first SustainaWOOL clips hit the auctions last week and New England Wool is calling for more superfine growers to get on board.
RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed.
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GOODMAN Fielder has suspended share trading pending the company's takeover by Wilmar and First Pacific.
2:34 PM GOODMAN Fielder has suspended share trading pending the company's takeover by Wilmar and First Pacific.
GREENS Senator Rachel Siewert is calling for a national “contamination insurance scheme” to help protect non-GM farmers.
1:00 PM  1 GREENS Senator Rachel Siewert is calling for a national “contamination insurance scheme” to help protect non-GM farmers. | Marsh v Baxter appeal imminent  | Choice is key in GM debate 
BARNABY Joyce has endorsed Australian agriculture as a critical moral and economic activity that underpins the national interest.
12:45 PM  1 BARNABY Joyce has endorsed Australian agriculture as a critical moral and economic activity that underpins the national interest. | Primary producers, have your say  | Ag could fill mining gap: Twiggy 
AT close of Monday’s market, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator finished at 432.25 cents a kilogram carcase weight.
12:00 PM AT close of Monday’s market, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator finished at 432.25 cents a kilogram carcase weight. | Producers call for a 'fair go'  | Shutdown highlights market concerns 
Cattle - Beef
CABINET has approved a proposal to introduce two-tiered pricing  for letter deliveries that is expected to raise basic stamp prices to $1.
11:37 AM CABINET has approved a proposal to introduce two-tiered pricing for letter deliveries that is expected to raise basic stamp prices to $1.
AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910.
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LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in average saleyard prices.
9:42 AM  1 LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in average saleyard prices. | Primary producers, have your say 
ROCKHAMPTON will literally rock and roll during Beef Australia 2015 with great music and bull riding leading a cracking line up of live entertainment.
9:00 AM ROCKHAMPTON will literally rock and roll during Beef Australia 2015 with great music and bull riding leading a cracking line up of live entertainment. | Beef 2015 stud judges announced  | Celebrity chefs to beef up Rocky 
Cattle - Beef
AUSTRALIA'S breakfast cereal market has shrunk by 0.5pc annually for the past five years, and one of the seeds of its decline is chia.
8:32 AM AUSTRALIA'S breakfast cereal market has shrunk by 0.5pc annually for the past five years, and one of the seeds of its decline is chia. | Aussie liquid brekkie for UK 
BRUCE Billson has won support for the grocery industry code of conduct from Aldi but Metcash has only agreed to elements.
8:11 AM BRUCE Billson has won support for the grocery industry code of conduct from Aldi but Metcash has only agreed to elements. | New Grocery Code takes force  | CoOL red tape 'business... 
MOTION activated security cameras complete with email notification are the latest tool being used to combat wild dogs.
3:00 AM  3 MOTION activated security cameras complete with email notification are the latest tool being used to combat wild dogs.
AGRICULTURE is still struggling to find the staff it needs.
3:00 AM  6 AGRICULTURE is still struggling to find the staff it needs. | Orchard gate open for more...  | Backpackers thwart guest worker... 
NATIONALS MP Michael McCormack has attacked the Greens during a fiery question time over mining versus farming.
3:00 AM NATIONALS MP Michael McCormack has attacked the Greens during a fiery question time over mining versus farming. | White Paper within two months:...  | Berry scandal splits Abbott, Joyce 
A LEADING expert in fungal disease rhizoctonia says tell-tale crop bare patches are no longer the best symptom.
3:00 AM A LEADING expert in fungal disease rhizoctonia says tell-tale crop bare patches are no longer the best symptom. | Bee careful with neo-nic use 
AS ag welcomes ChAFTA, thoughts turn to how businesses can make sure that they are best placed to take advantage of its opportunities.
3:00 AM AS ag welcomes ChAFTA, thoughts turn to how businesses can make sure that they are best placed to take advantage of its opportunities. | 2014: Food on China's plate 
ITALIAN mower manufacturer Grillo has introduced a professional mower with some impressive specs.
3:00 AM ITALIAN mower manufacturer Grillo has introduced a professional mower with some impressive specs. | Fewer on-farm injury deaths in 2014  | Case IH hits the road for power... 
THE gross value of farm production is forecast to increase by 5.3 per cent to around $54.4 billion next financial year.
02 Mar 15  3 THE gross value of farm production is forecast to increase by 5.3 per cent to around $54.4 billion next financial year. | Fairer trade for Aus farmers  | Who's growing our food? 
OVER 200 producers gathered at Barnawartha today in a push for a Senate inquiry into the power of processors in the red meat industry.
02 Mar 15  4 OVER 200 producers gathered at Barnawartha today in a push for a Senate inquiry into the power of processors in the red meat industry. | Producers call for a 'fair go'  | Producers call for processing... 
Cattle - Beef
GROWERS and landholders across Australia are invited to contribute to three major ABARES farm surveys now underway.
02 Mar 15 GROWERS and landholders across Australia are invited to contribute to three major ABARES farm surveys now underway. | Farm production value on the rise  | 2014: Opening gates on rural debt 
CONCERNS over the livestock processing market are gaining national traction after a rally in Victoria and closures in central Queensland.
02 Mar 15  5 CONCERNS over the livestock processing market are gaining national traction after a rally in Victoria and closures in central Queensland. | Cyclone keeps export processors...  | Producers call for processing... 
Cattle - Beef
MURRAY Goulburn co-op has bought farm services business AgriCorp Pacific's stores in Smithton and Deloraine, Tasmania.
02 Mar 15 MURRAY Goulburn co-op has bought farm services business AgriCorp Pacific's stores in Smithton and Deloraine, Tasmania. | MG defends performance record  | WCB to buy Lion cheese 
THE closure of two meat processing plants in Rockhampton following cyclone damage paints a grim outlook for local cattle producers.
02 Mar 15  2 THE closure of two meat processing plants in Rockhampton following cyclone damage paints a grim outlook for local cattle producers. | ACCC green lights JBS takeover  | Producers call for processing... 
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No I disagree, Barnaby gets runs on the board when he adopts the Seven Senate recommendations
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It is important to actually read this Bill. It's advocates state that it is needed to ensure
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