Tremors felt along Qld coast

TREMORS have rocked Queensland's Fraser Coast with residents reporting
TREMORS have rocked Queensland's Fraser Coast with residents reporting "a bit of a wobble" hitting the town of Maryborough.
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WITH lamb prices at record highs more Australian sheep producers are adopting NZ technology to ensure progeny not only survive but also thrive. WITH lamb prices at record highs more Australian sheep producers are adopting NZ technology to ensure progeny not only survive but also thrive.
THE remote territory known for its crocodiles might join the rest of Australia on an equal political footing in its quest to become our seventh state. THE remote territory known for its crocodiles might join the rest of Australia on an equal political footing in its quest to become our seventh state.
AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers will barely break even this year amid a collapse in global milk prices, the industry's peak body says. AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers will barely break even this year amid a collapse in global milk prices, the industry's peak body says.
THE opening of a live export cattle trade from to China, signed off in Canberra on Monday, has the potential to underpin cattle industry prosperity. THE opening of a live export cattle trade from to China, signed off in Canberra on Monday, has the potential to underpin cattle industry prosperity.
BRW RICH-LISTERS and poultry kings the Baiada family have launched a $4b master-planned housing estate in Sydney's north-west.
9:51 AM BRW RICH-LISTERS and poultry kings the Baiada family have launched a $4b master-planned housing estate in Sydney's north-west. | Conserving our natural capital  | Mining focus could cost growth 
AUSTRALIA'S biggest livestock exporter Wellard Group is preparing for a run at the ASX boards.
9:40 AM AUSTRALIA'S biggest livestock exporter Wellard Group is preparing for a run at the ASX boards. | Brinkworth may beef up holding  | Trade deals need more debate 
AUSTRALIAN farmers have more money stashed away in savings accounts designed exclusively for them - over $4.6b - than ever before.
7:16 AM  2 AUSTRALIAN farmers have more money stashed away in savings accounts designed exclusively for them - over $4.6b - than ever before. | Budget boost pushes farm spending  | Rural confidence defies dry... 
ADELAIDE-based commodity manager Lachlan Allen has been awarded a unique grains industry scholarship by GTA and Nuffield Australia.
4:00 AM  1 ADELAIDE-based commodity manager Lachlan Allen has been awarded a unique grains industry scholarship by GTA and Nuffield Australia. | AGIC tips tight finish for Aus...  | Winning combo of grain flavour 
A SALAD comprising quinoa, black lentils, roasted barley and	chickpeas been named the 2016 International Year of Pulses Australian Signature Dish.
4:00 AM A SALAD comprising quinoa, black lentils, roasted barley and chickpeas been named the 2016 International Year of Pulses Australian Signature Dish. | AGIC tips tight finish for Aus...  | Grain leaders back best practice 
GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly.
4:00 AM GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly. | Steer success in NSW 'beef nursery'  | Driving grassfed sector's destiny 
Cattle - Beef
TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has been cautioned against delivering poor outcomes for Australian agriculture and farmers during TPP negotiations.
4:00 AM  1 TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has been cautioned against delivering poor outcomes for Australian agriculture and farmers during TPP negotiations. | TPP negotiations at pointy end  | Trade deals need more debate 
DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis.
3:00 AM DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis.
VICTORIAN slaughter cattle are expected to leave Australian shores within four months under the pioneering cattle deal with China.
29 Jul 15 VICTORIAN slaughter cattle are expected to leave Australian shores within four months under the pioneering cattle deal with China.
GRAIN marketing, storage and logistics group Emerald Grain is rebranding its local grain accumulation businesses.
29 Jul 15 GRAIN marketing, storage and logistics group Emerald Grain is rebranding its local grain accumulation businesses. | India focus for AGIC's Emily French  | TPP negotiations at pointy end 
THE newly minted US-Iran nuclear deal will deliver an
29 Jul 15  1 THE newly minted US-Iran nuclear deal will deliver an "avalanche of trade" for Western businesses, predicts the boss of Australian ag giant Sunrice. | SunRice asks shareholders for...  | SunRice in restructure stoush 
A BATESFORD man stole more than $50,000 of wool from properties in the Geelong region to fund his ice addiction, the Geelong Magistrates Court was told.
29 Jul 15 A BATESFORD man stole more than $50,000 of wool from properties in the Geelong region to fund his ice addiction, the Geelong Magistrates Court was told.
FOR many across New South Wales and Victoria, July has been a cold month, and some in the younger generations won't recall such a classic winter.
29 Jul 15 FOR many across New South Wales and Victoria, July has been a cold month, and some in the younger generations won't recall such a classic winter. | Climate change hitting your wine  | Outlook fine for weather computer 
IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker.
29 Jul 15 IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker. | AGIC tips tight finish for Aus...  | AGIC reaches out with trade focus 
AT the close of Tuesday’s markets, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished at 551.50¢, up 4¢/kg cwt.
29 Jul 15 AT the close of Tuesday’s markets, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished at 551.50¢, up 4¢/kg cwt. | Jamming on both sides of beef  | China's FTA beef import trigger 
Cattle - Beef
VICTORIAN small producers have cautiously welcomed a review into the state's meat and seafood regulator, PrimeSafe.
29 Jul 15 VICTORIAN small producers have cautiously welcomed a review into the state's meat and seafood regulator, PrimeSafe.
TRADE was the focus at AGIC on Tuesday, from the official opening by the Shadow Minister for Trade, Senator Penny Wong, to the FTA panel session.
29 Jul 15 TRADE was the focus at AGIC on Tuesday, from the official opening by the Shadow Minister for Trade, Senator Penny Wong, to the FTA panel session. | AGIC tips tight finish for Aus...  | Grain leaders back best practice 
A CURRENT bill before the New South Wales Parliament proposes to end the use of sow stalls, and if passed will become Australia's second ban.
29 Jul 15  2 A CURRENT bill before the New South Wales Parliament proposes to end the use of sow stalls, and if passed will become Australia's second ban.
NFF president Brent Finlay wants Australian negotiators to aim high and enhance outcomes for ag exports when talks recommence on the TPP this week.
29 Jul 15  4 NFF president Brent Finlay wants Australian negotiators to aim high and enhance outcomes for ag exports when talks recommence on the TPP this week. | Surprise wins in TPP deal: Robb  | Ag protectionism blocking TPP 
OPINION: AUSTRALIA’S rural levies system and the structures that underpin it are complex, convoluted and difficult to penetrate.
29 Jul 15  6 OPINION: AUSTRALIA’S rural levies system and the structures that underpin it are complex, convoluted and difficult to penetrate. | Red tape is strangling our future  | Report calls for ag levy database 
In a coup for the dairy industry, senior farmhands have been recognised as skilled workers and are now, for the first time, eligible for 457 visas.
28 Jul 15 In a coup for the dairy industry, senior farmhands have been recognised as skilled workers and are now, for the first time, eligible for 457 visas.
A NEW report published by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research aims to better understand the health issues facing rural and regional populations.
28 Jul 15 A NEW report published by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research aims to better understand the health issues facing rural and regional populations. | Kid 'doctors' bridging health gaps  | Timely tests help close the gap 
POLICE have confirmed three people are dead after a gas explosion in a caravan in Mount Isa this morning.
28 Jul 15 POLICE have confirmed three people are dead after a gas explosion in a caravan in Mount Isa this morning.
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In the 1970s the general consensus was global warming would have minimal impact on agriculture
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Newbroom,really that's the best you've got "trust me"! If parliament were so notorious for
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Yes Nico and its the repeatable evidence bit they got wrong.
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