Around the traps: weekly wrap

LIVE exports face new threat in Vietnam; EMI and EYCI on the up; agribusiness companies enjoying boom times.
LIVE exports face new threat in Vietnam; EMI and EYCI on the up; agribusiness companies enjoying boom times.
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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
THE battle against root lesion nematodes is going to ground with new research suggesting suppressive soils can provide an effective defence.
4:00 AM THE battle against root lesion nematodes is going to ground with new research suggesting suppressive soils can provide an effective defence. | Surprise gains for grain  | Think big when deep sowing wheat 
ITALIAN spinner Safil paid the top price of 3210 cents a kilogram for mohair at the industry's first auction of the year at Narrandera.
4:00 AM ITALIAN spinner Safil paid the top price of 3210 cents a kilogram for mohair at the industry's first auction of the year at Narrandera.
HOLLYWOOD actor Johnny Depp’s breach of Australian biosecurity laws is no laughing matter, says Queensland LNP MP Bruce Scott.
4:00 AM HOLLYWOOD actor Johnny Depp’s breach of Australian biosecurity laws is no laughing matter, says Queensland LNP MP Bruce Scott. | War on terriers averted  | Barnaby: Friend to farmers, foe... 
VIDEO: AN investment in summer weed control is paying dividends with improved crop quality and increased yields for Scott Dixon.
4:00 AM VIDEO: AN investment in summer weed control is paying dividends with improved crop quality and increased yields for Scott Dixon. | GRDC plans divide Coalition  | The pluses of pulses 
AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
22 May 15 AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
WORKERS being transported to farms in Victoria have been investigated by immigration and border protection investigators.
22 May 15 WORKERS being transported to farms in Victoria have been investigated by immigration and border protection investigators. | Taskforce to tackle labour-hire...  | Duopoly should act on 'slave'... 
THE priority placed on the provenance of fresh vegetables, and accurate country of origin labelling, has increased in importance for consumers.
22 May 15  2 THE priority placed on the provenance of fresh vegetables, and accurate country of origin labelling, has increased in importance for consumers. | CoOL consultation kicks off  | Coalition's CoOL warning: it's... 
THE NFF HQ has been hit by anti-live export protesters as concerns about Australian cattle exports to Vietnam continue to escalate.
22 May 15 THE NFF HQ has been hit by anti-live export protesters as concerns about Australian cattle exports to Vietnam continue to escalate. | New threat to Vietnamese live...  | No live ex ban on cards, says Joyce 
VIDEO: A GROUP of high school students is headed to CQ to spend a week learning about food and fibre production.
22 May 15 VIDEO: A GROUP of high school students is headed to CQ to spend a week learning about food and fibre production. | Agriculture on the curriculum  | Training top dogs and jackaroos 
A MEETING of primary industries ministers and representatives from across Australia and New Zealand is taking place today in Sydney.
22 May 15 A MEETING of primary industries ministers and representatives from across Australia and New Zealand is taking place today in Sydney. | Australia stuck in superpower...  | Agriculture a super investment 
THE hort sector’s global competitiveness is under threat from “leakage” and growers getting a “free ride” on R&D, says HIAL CEO John Lloyd.
22 May 15  2 THE hort sector’s global competitiveness is under threat from “leakage” and growers getting a “free ride” on R&D, says HIAL CEO John Lloyd. | Levy inquiry grills HIAL chief  | Levy inquiry sees Leyonhjelm's... 
WEST Australian baker Daniel Li rose to the top of his class last night take home the prestigious L.A. Judge Award.
22 May 15 WEST Australian baker Daniel Li rose to the top of his class last night take home the prestigious L.A. Judge Award.
EVIDENCE of “shocking” accounts mismanagement by an unnamed peak horticultural body was aired at last week’s Senate inquiry into ag levies.
22 May 15 EVIDENCE of “shocking” accounts mismanagement by an unnamed peak horticultural body was aired at last week’s Senate inquiry into ag levies. | Banana levy delivered in budget  | Levy inquiry sees Leyonhjelm's... 
OPINION: GOVERNMENTS of all stripes talk about developing our north, with the latest effort being a $5b development fund revealed in the budget.
22 May 15 OPINION: GOVERNMENTS of all stripes talk about developing our north, with the latest effort being a $5b development fund revealed in the budget. | Kimberley region hosts rural...  | Australia stuck in superpower... 
LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
22 May 15 LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. | Slight clip to EMI not a worry  | EMI boost empties wool stores 
Sheep - Wool
A TRADE deal thrashed out between China and Brazil is expected to win Brazilian farmers up to $500m a year in extra beef exports.
22 May 15 A TRADE deal thrashed out between China and Brazil is expected to win Brazilian farmers up to $500m a year in extra beef exports. | Not bearish on beef's bull run  | 'Bull' run defies global trends 
Cattle - Beef
SPURRED on by a rise in enquiries to invest in the camel industry, the state government has moved to ease its growth.
22 May 15 SPURRED on by a rise in enquiries to invest in the camel industry, the state government has moved to ease its growth. | Camel milk potential for SA 
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
22 May 15 IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. | Grain chain investment needed  | No new R&D for grains, no problem 
WHILE opposing “factory farming”, animal advocacy group Voiceless admits it does not have a clear definition of the term.
22 May 15 WHILE opposing “factory farming”, animal advocacy group Voiceless admits it does not have a clear definition of the term.  | Back in Animals Australia...  | New threat to Vietnamese live... 
ELDERS' share price leapt this week as the company backed up a $15.9m half-year profit by confirming plans to expand.
22 May 15  2 ELDERS' share price leapt this week as the company backed up a $15.9m half-year profit by confirming plans to expand. | Elders stays on improvement track  | Farming the ASX 
AUSTRALIAN grain growers have returned fire in their dispute with Barnaby Joyce over moving the GRDC to Wagga Wagga, NSW.
22 May 15  3 AUSTRALIAN grain growers have returned fire in their dispute with Barnaby Joyce over moving the GRDC to Wagga Wagga, NSW. | Barnaby firm on agency relocations  | Barnaby tests GRDC on relocation 
CATHERINE King has accused Barnaby Joyce of being “foolish” by publicly threatening to euthanise Hollywood star Johnny Depp’s two pet terriers last week.
21 May 15  6 CATHERINE King has accused Barnaby Joyce of being “foolish” by publicly threatening to euthanise Hollywood star Johnny Depp’s two pet terriers last week. | Barney puts Depp's dogs on deadline  | War on terriers averted 
NEW federal water charge rules will benefit irrigators by freeing up water trade restrictions, says the ACCC.
21 May 15 NEW federal water charge rules will benefit irrigators by freeing up water trade restrictions, says the ACCC. | Buyback cap backed by budget  | World headed for an El Nino 
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Barnaby must be the world's first Agriculture Minister to make the US's Entertainment Tonight!
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Curious that Rob Moore thinks that scientist = money. He should have a look in the nearest CSIRO
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AUSVEG, between the supermarkets screaming in their ears and the public servants resisting
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