Court overturns Adani mine approval

UPDATED: THE Federal Court has overturned federal environmental approval granted to Australia's largest coal mine.
UPDATED: THE Federal Court has overturned federal environmental approval granted to Australia's largest coal mine.
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AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal. AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal.
JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry. JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry.
GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly. GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly.
IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker. IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker.
THE battle for market share between the major grocery chains and independent retailers has led to the weakest supermarket sales growth in almost two years.
10:00 AM THE battle for market share between the major grocery chains and independent retailers has led to the weakest supermarket sales growth in almost two years. | Woolies serves up Thomas Dux  | Woolies trails Coles on price 
THE 2015 El Niño continues to strengthen and appears set to persist into early 2016.
9:42 AM THE 2015 El Niño continues to strengthen and appears set to persist into early 2016.  | El Nino fuels disturbing trend 
AMERICAN sugar growers are donating millions of dollars to presidential candidates including Jeb Bush and influential Congress members, as part of an aggressive lobbying campaign to shut out Australian cane growers under a planned Pacific Rim trade accord.
9:30 AM AMERICAN sugar growers are donating millions of dollars to presidential candidates including Jeb Bush and influential Congress members, as part of an aggressive lobbying campaign to shut... | US sees value of TPP  | TPP talks break down 
A TEAM of Victorian and international scientists has found that a new additive included in a dairy cow's diet can cut the cow's methane emissions when it belches by almost one third.
7:24 AM  2 A TEAM of Victorian and international scientists has found that a new additive included in a dairy cow's diet can cut the cow's methane emissions when it belches by almost one third.
FARMER database company Kisimul Holdings is upping the pressure on Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to allow it to trawl through years of bank board minutes in its bid to prove executives at the bank were complicit in an alleged theft of a database by a former Kisimul executive.
4:00 AM FARMER database company Kisimul Holdings is upping the pressure on Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to allow it to trawl through years of bank board minutes in its bid to prove executives at...
MID-sized farming enterprises frustrated by their diminishing marketing clout should look to co-operatives.
4:00 AM  8 MID-sized farming enterprises frustrated by their diminishing marketing clout should look to co-operatives. | Ag White Paper finally here  | SunRice asks shareholders for... 
XENOPHOBIC scare-mongering is motivating a union inspired political campaign against free-trade with China that could see Australian farmers pay millions of dollars in additional tariffs, says Liberal MP Angus Taylor.
4:00 AM  3 XENOPHOBIC scare-mongering is motivating a union inspired political campaign against free-trade with China that could see Australian farmers pay millions of dollars in additional... | China FTA a big win for ag  | Don't unpick China FTA 
THE 'Masterchef effect' is not just reserved for pork belly and macaroons – the dairy industry is also reaping the benefits.
4:00 AM THE 'Masterchef effect' is not just reserved for pork belly and macaroons – the dairy industry is also reaping the benefits. | Feed focus fires up production  | Funds water Monteith irrigation... 
ARDROSSAN agronomist and farmer Bill Long believes the use of climate modelling to help predict extreme weather events, such as decile 1-2 or 8-10 rainfall years, will be invaluable to farm businesses.
4:00 AM ARDROSSAN agronomist and farmer Bill Long believes the use of climate modelling to help predict extreme weather events, such as decile 1-2 or 8-10 rainfall years, will be invaluable to... | El Nino increases frost risk  | Demo site for New Horizons project 
WHY a dramatic number of sheep producers opt not to scan is a question that has sheep advisor Anthony Shepherd scratching his head.
4:00 AM  1 WHY a dramatic number of sheep producers opt not to scan is a question that has sheep advisor Anthony Shepherd scratching his head.
WITH the aim of concentrating on one industry instead of many, Galore farmer Mark Taylor got out of livestock in 2002 to focus on cropping.
4:00 AM WITH the aim of concentrating on one industry instead of many, Galore farmer Mark Taylor got out of livestock in 2002 to focus on cropping.
THE effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector came under scrutiny at a public hearing in Roma.
04 Aug 15 THE effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector came under scrutiny at a public hearing in Roma.
Cattle - Beef
AUSTRALIA's red hot cattle market continues to climb with the eastern young cattle indicator hitting a high of 561c/kg dressed.
04 Aug 15 AUSTRALIA's red hot cattle market continues to climb with the eastern young cattle indicator hitting a high of 561c/kg dressed.
Cattle - Beef
NEW international research has confirmed what many already suspected - fruit and vegetable consumption can boost the appearance of healthy skin.
04 Aug 15  1 NEW international research has confirmed what many already suspected - fruit and vegetable consumption can boost the appearance of healthy skin.  | Hort exports to Vietnam reopened  | Growers look to juicy new markets 
A SENATE committee has urged the Abbott government to draw up new national rules for wind farms.
04 Aug 15  7 A SENATE committee has urged the Abbott government to draw up new national rules for wind farms. | Wind naysayers have their swipe  | Surprise over wind farm... 
AUSTRALIA'S biggest dairy processor, Murray Goulburn, has hit the skids on the Australian Securities Exchange as world milk prices continue to plummet.
04 Aug 15  1 AUSTRALIA'S biggest dairy processor, Murray Goulburn, has hit the skids on the Australian Securities Exchange as world milk prices continue to plummet.  | JD.com's Liu buys into MG  | MG listing worth the journey 
DESPITE an upward shift in activity on the back of improved commodity outlooks, land values remain largely unchanged.
04 Aug 15 DESPITE an upward shift in activity on the back of improved commodity outlooks, land values remain largely unchanged.
A SHORTLIST of ways of achieving greater price transparency in the beef supply chain has been drawn up.
04 Aug 15 A SHORTLIST of ways of achieving greater price transparency in the beef supply chain has been drawn up. | Driving grassfed sector's destiny  | Govt disappoints on grassfed... 
Cattle - Beef
A VOLUNTARY move by the Australian pork industry to phase out the use of sow stalls has reached the 70 per cent mark.
04 Aug 15 A VOLUNTARY move by the Australian pork industry to phase out the use of sow stalls has reached the 70 per cent mark. | Only cage ban will clean up pork 
DEMAND from China could see Australia's 2015 sorghum crop come in as the most valuable on record.
04 Aug 15 DEMAND from China could see Australia's 2015 sorghum crop come in as the most valuable on record.  | High-cost crunch for Aussie grain  | Chong dissects grains outlook 
RESEARCHERS are exploring how the profitability of growing canola can be boosted through better understanding of the plant's physiology.
04 Aug 15 RESEARCHERS are exploring how the profitability of growing canola can be boosted through better understanding of the plant's physiology. | Act fast to hit climate change  | Aphids spotted but no need to panic 
RESEARCH suggests broadacre croppers who adopt best practice techniques will avoid significant detrimental impacts from climate change.
04 Aug 15  1 RESEARCH suggests broadacre croppers who adopt best practice techniques will avoid significant detrimental impacts from climate change. | Oats in favour as prices rise  | Yield increases boost GM uptake 
CLONCURRY’S premier event for the year the Merry Muster has been hailed a huge success with crowds enjoying perfect weather in the North West.
04 Aug 15 CLONCURRY’S premier event for the year the Merry Muster has been hailed a huge success with crowds enjoying perfect weather in the North West.
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US$2.8 billion net income for Monsanto for 9months and Monsanto has increased its dividend six
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Stephanie, for approval of new GM varieties my understanding is that the company who developed
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A lot of co-ops have gone it's true, mostly because they failed to evolve. Many production based
A STATE-of-the-art water treatment plant built in Marian will provide an increased and more reliable supply of water to Marian and Mirani residents.31 Jul 15 A STATE-of-the-art water treatment plant built in Marian will provide an increased and more reliable supply of water...
THE future is looking bright for two young Katherinites after they were announced as finalists in the Territory government’s premier training awards for 2015.03 Jul 15 THE future is looking bright for two young Katherinites after they were announced as finalists in the Territory...