Sheep art tells baaad tale of drought

THE mood is low in New Zealand's drought-ravaged North Canterbury, so one farmer has recruited his sheep to motivate a community.
THE mood is low in New Zealand's drought-ravaged North Canterbury, so one farmer has recruited his sheep to motivate a community.
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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 most humane way to kill cane toads is to put them in the freezer alive, Sydney researchers have found.
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PARTS of New South Wales will see two bursts of rain in the space of four days, bringing some reasonable falls.
26 May 15 PARTS of New South Wales will see two bursts of rain in the space of four days, bringing some reasonable falls. | BoM rejects 'hoax' climate claims  | Dry season rains heading for... 
RECENT patchy storm rain across parts of the northern cropping belt is forcing some growers to closely assess their storage practices.
26 May 15 RECENT patchy storm rain across parts of the northern cropping belt is forcing some growers to closely assess their storage practices. | Chia a winner among global...  | Weed management drives yield... 
BILL Reid was seeking a new superfine ram when he came across Angel fleece several years ago.
26 May 15 BILL Reid was seeking a new superfine ram when he came across Angel fleece several years ago.
Sheep - Wool
CHINA will use its growing relationship with Brazil to pressure Australia into running a more independent foreign policy.
26 May 15  1 CHINA will use its growing relationship with Brazil to pressure Australia into running a more independent foreign policy. | Australia stuck in superpower...  | Beijing rides to Brazil's rescue 
AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator declined 11 cents on 556c a kilogram carcase weight.
26 May 15 AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator declined 11 cents on 556c a kilogram carcase weight. | Jackaroo jumps from jumbucks to...  | Lamb throughput softens market... 
AFTER a record-breaking run of lifts, the EYCI eased slightly at the close of Monday's markets, finishing back 2.25 cents a kilogram.
26 May 15 AFTER a record-breaking run of lifts, the EYCI eased slightly at the close of Monday's markets, finishing back 2.25 cents a kilogram. | EYCI climbs towards 500c/kg  | China's nod to Brazilian beef 
Cattle - Beef
OPINION: LARGE numbers of empty plane seats fly between Australian cities, robbing regional cities of connections they could have.
26 May 15 OPINION: LARGE numbers of empty plane seats fly between Australian cities, robbing regional cities of connections they could have. | Sky's the limit for ag trade 
GOVERNMENT officials have confirmed Johnny Depp could face up to 10 years in prison or a fine of $340k for illegally bringing his dogs into Australia.
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TREVOR Mills was so absorbed in the business of farming that he didn’t pay much attention to nature - then he picked up a camera.
26 May 15 TREVOR Mills was so absorbed in the business of farming that he didn’t pay much attention to nature - then he picked up a camera.
ELDERS is poised to launch its own Killara branded export Angus and Wagyu beef to high-end restaurants in China via its Shanghai meat preparation and distribution business Elders Fine Foods.
26 May 15  1 ELDERS is poised to launch its own Killara branded export Angus and Wagyu beef to high-end restaurants in China via its Shanghai meat preparation and distribution business Elders Fine Foods. | Elders moves past bad headlines 
Cattle - Beef
TRACTOR and Machinery Association executive director Richard Lewis has raised questions about the future of some field days.
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JACKAROOS and jillaroos have become a rare breed on sheep stations, but one farming family is doing its best to educate the industry’s next generation.
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WOOLWORTHS is facing an exodus of senior executives as Australia's largest food retailer slashes costs and simplifies management structures.
25 May 15  1 WOOLWORTHS is facing an exodus of senior executives as Australia's largest food retailer slashes costs and simplifies management structures. | Woolies urged to think long term  | Big questions for Woolies 
GOLDEN North has made a golden step towards a bright future with their product scooping new prospective customers.
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NOMINATIONS are open for the biennial Landcare Australia awards in NSW and Western Australia, ahead of a May 31 deadline.
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CLAIMS by the PM's chief business adviser about climate change have been rejected by the head of the Bureau of Meteorology as not relevant.
25 May 15  11 CLAIMS by the PM's chief business adviser about climate change have been rejected by the head of the Bureau of Meteorology as not relevant. | Climate change a hoax: Abbott...  | Big dry hits rural economy 
THE RSPCA has been ordered to pay $1.4m to the owners of Murray Grey cattle euthanased in 2003 by its inspectors at Framlingham.
25 May 15  12 THE RSPCA has been ordered to pay $1.4m to the owners of Murray Grey cattle euthanased in 2003 by its inspectors at Framlingham. | 'Stick to dogs and cats', ALEC...  | Back in Animals Australia... 
NINE ag-related projects will share in almost $150,000 of additional funding as part of the 25th Anniversary Landcare grants programme.
25 May 15 NINE ag-related projects will share in almost $150,000 of additional funding as part of the 25th Anniversary Landcare grants programme.
TWO of Eddie Obeid's sons face civil charges for allegedly rigging a coal exploration license tender under their Mount Penny farm in 2009.
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TOP Enders are in for a shock later this week, as areas of rain should arrive one month into the dry season.
25 May 15 TOP Enders are in for a shock later this week, as areas of rain should arrive one month into the dry season. | World on course for another hot...  | Dry country axes Water Commission 
AGRICULTURE Ministers agreed at a forum that farmers must be offered the same entitlements to privacy as the broader community.
25 May 15 AGRICULTURE Ministers agreed at a forum that farmers must be offered the same entitlements to privacy as the broader community. | Joyce welcomes AGMIN to Sydney 
SMALL regional communities will be more able to attract and retain GPs under changes announced by Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash today.
25 May 15 SMALL regional communities will be more able to attract and retain GPs under changes announced by Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash today. | RDAA push for rural GP pipeline  | Taskforce set to tackle ice scourge 
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D8, it's clear from your post that you have not even the faintest notion of how science
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Even members of our own fed govt have now seen the light and the true agenda of the climate
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Pounder, a political aspirant, is either very dishonest or has very poor comprehension skills.
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