Canberra may back missing gas link

THE federal government may help underwrite a proposed $1.3b gas pipeline that could link the NT to NSW to stave off expected supply shortfalls.
THE federal government may help underwrite a proposed $1.3b gas pipeline that could link the NT to NSW to stave off expected supply shortfalls.
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ANDREW Wilkie has compared the Coalition government to “a pack of sadists” when it comes to the live animal export trade. ANDREW Wilkie has compared the Coalition government to “a pack of sadists” when it comes to the live animal export trade.
REINVENTING the R&D investment consultation model is the first priority for MLA in a restructure announced today. REINVENTING the R&D investment consultation model is the first priority for MLA in a restructure announced today.
MORE than half the guest list for the inaugural Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum in Melbourne next month are ­corporate or Chinese investors, but with the dismal level of dairy farm funds on offer they may miss out on deploying their capital. MORE than half the guest list for the inaugural Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum in Melbourne next month are ­corporate or Chinese investors, but with the dismal level of dairy farm funds on offer they may miss out on deploying their capital.
TAKE a look at the latest technology and innovation at the Mallee's premier field day with GREGOR HEARD. TAKE a look at the latest technology and innovation at the Mallee's premier field day with GREGOR HEARD.
A RURAL debt roundtable will be held in Canberra on September 23, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announced today.
27 Aug 14 A RURAL debt roundtable will be held in Canberra on September 23, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announced today. | Taking the debt message to Canberra  | Drought forces Qld farmers into... 
FONTERRA has announced a partnership with a Chinese baby food manufacturer to seize more of the lucrative infant formula market.
27 Aug 14 FONTERRA has announced a partnership with a Chinese baby food manufacturer to seize more of the lucrative infant formula market.
A TASSIE ram’s talent for evading attention has backfired, with “world’s woolliest” Shaun gracing websites around the world this week.
27 Aug 14 A TASSIE ram’s talent for evading attention has backfired, with “world’s woolliest” Shaun gracing websites around the world this week. | Unravelling China's wool enigma  | Wool price continues downward trend 
Sheep - Wool
WHILE rivals have posted significant lifts, Murray Goulburn's expansion push has resulted in a 16pc profit drop despite record revenue.
27 Aug 14 WHILE rivals have posted significant lifts, Murray Goulburn's expansion push has resulted in a 16pc profit drop despite record revenue. | Down, down goes milk value  | MG's next generation push 
THE tiny township of Rolleston is in mourning after losing one of its most loved sons with the tragic death of Bryson Mayne.
27 Aug 14 THE tiny township of Rolleston is in mourning after losing one of its most loved sons with the tragic death of Bryson Mayne.
RURAL and regional post offices often form the heart of small regional communities, but they are also in a seemingly terminal decline.
27 Aug 14 RURAL and regional post offices often form the heart of small regional communities, but they are also in a seemingly terminal decline.
ICONIC brands King Gee, Stubbies and Hard Yakka will remain in Australian hands after Wesfarmers agreed to pay $180 million for Pacific Brands' struggling workwear business.
27 Aug 14 ICONIC brands King Gee, Stubbies and Hard Yakka will remain in Australian hands after Wesfarmers agreed to pay $180 million for Pacific Brands' struggling workwear business.
WHILE US cattle prices have been falling through August, MLA reports indications that the supply situation is likely to limit further declines.
27 Aug 14 WHILE US cattle prices have been falling through August, MLA reports indications that the supply situation is likely to limit further declines. | Aus live cattle bound for Cambodia  | New lease on life for live ex 
Cattle - Beef
AS MORE and more people go online, social channels have become the norm in talking to rural and regional Australians.
27 Aug 14 AS MORE and more people go online, social channels have become the norm in talking to rural and regional Australians.
WA grain growers will see a new player in the grain marketing space in the 2014-15 season in US-based co-op CHS Trading Company Australia.
27 Aug 14 WA grain growers will see a new player in the grain marketing space in the 2014-15 season in US-based co-op CHS Trading Company Australia.
AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers.
27 Aug 14 AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers. | Urban farms key to hunger: Cribb  | Strawberry yields forever 
DEVELOPING the AEGIC strategy and building on its history of innovation is a key priority for newly appointed CEO David Feinberg.
27 Aug 14 DEVELOPING the AEGIC strategy and building on its history of innovation is a key priority for newly appointed CEO David Feinberg.
A NEW player to the WA grain market believes changes to CBH's Port Access Undertaking could put new entrants at a disadvantage.
27 Aug 14 A NEW player to the WA grain market believes changes to CBH's Port Access Undertaking could put new entrants at a disadvantage.
DESPITE the dust barely settling on this year, Nixon’s X-Ing Campdraft organisers are already planning ways to make 2015 something special.
27 Aug 14 DESPITE the dust barely settling on this year, Nixon’s X-Ing Campdraft organisers are already planning ways to make 2015 something special.
A SPECIAL business forum in Melbourne in October will give women the chance to share ideas and network with ag industry leaders.
27 Aug 14 A SPECIAL business forum in Melbourne in October will give women the chance to share ideas and network with ag industry leaders.
WA'S HAYLEY Goad is one of seven producers who will travel to Canberra to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative.
27 Aug 14 WA'S HAYLEY Goad is one of seven producers who will travel to Canberra to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative.
Cattle - Beef
WHEN it comes to animal welfare, veterinarian Geoffry Fordyce has seen a dramatic shift in attitude amongst cattle producers over the past few decades.
27 Aug 14 WHEN it comes to animal welfare, veterinarian Geoffry Fordyce has seen a dramatic shift in attitude amongst cattle producers over the past few decades.
IMPROVED seasons and wool prices were key to allowing the Andrews family of Avondale Station, near Broken Hill, to upgrade their existing shearing shed.
27 Aug 14 IMPROVED seasons and wool prices were key to allowing the Andrews family of Avondale Station, near Broken Hill, to upgrade their existing shearing shed. | Strong wools call SA home  | No doubt about Dohnes 
Sheep - Wool
NSW Farmers is in the middle of two key opportunities on native vegetation reform.
27 Aug 14 NSW Farmers is in the middle of two key opportunities on native vegetation reform.
WHEN Andrew Ferguson began work on his father’s fishing boat, rock lobster exports from SA were limited to tails packed off to the US.
27 Aug 14 WHEN Andrew Ferguson began work on his father’s fishing boat, rock lobster exports from SA were limited to tails packed off to the US.
LUPINS have long been held in high regard for their agronomic values, but their failing has been attracting an economically viable price.
27 Aug 14 LUPINS have long been held in high regard for their agronomic values, but their failing has been attracting an economically viable price.
A NEW Australian Hard wheat launched last week looks set to offer southern wheat growers a viable variety alternative.
26 Aug 14 A NEW Australian Hard wheat launched last week looks set to offer southern wheat growers a viable variety alternative.
HERBICIDE resistance is quietly increasing in weeds growing along paddock borders such as fencelines, roadways and irrigation channels.
26 Aug 14 HERBICIDE resistance is quietly increasing in weeds growing along paddock borders such as fencelines, roadways and irrigation channels.
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only one from Tassie? c'mon ladies there are a bunch of extraordinary women down here
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An interesting development. A computer scientist in charge of $100m dollars of farmers money?
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Plenty of money in that study Mug, similar. To a study someone did a couple of years ago, they
THE inaugural Northern Territory Field Days being held at the Katherine Research Station on September 18-19 continues to expand in scope with the 100 exhibitor mark firmly in sight.
03 Aug 14 THE inaugural Northern Territory Field Days being held at the Katherine Research Station on September 18-19...
BEING an international supplier and distributor of animal health products in Australia, Bayer HealthCare Animal Health projected a major presence at the World Buiatrics Conference (WBC) at the Cairns Convention Centre last week.02 Aug 14 BEING an international supplier and distributor of animal health products in Australia, Bayer HealthCare Animal...