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ANIMAL rights activists have targeted the successful Australia Day lamb promotion through video footage allegedly taken at Victorian abattoirs. ANIMAL rights activists have targeted the successful Australia Day lamb promotion through video footage allegedly taken at Victorian abattoirs.
AUSTRALIAN dairy is the latest commodity to come under scrutiny in a report set to be released by animal rights group Voiceless next week. AUSTRALIAN dairy is the latest commodity to come under scrutiny in a report set to be released by animal rights group Voiceless next week.
BARNABY Joyce has returned fire at plans to establish an alternative political voice for farmers - the new Country Party of Australia. BARNABY Joyce has returned fire at plans to establish an alternative political voice for farmers - the new Country Party of Australia.
THE government has scrapped its plans to next week cut the Medicare rebate by $20 for short GP visits. THE government has scrapped its plans to next week cut the Medicare rebate by $20 for short GP visits.
CRICKET legend Richie Benaud called-up iconic Aussies for his Australia Day lamb luncheon, and the Cleaver family joined the fun.
3:00 AM CRICKET legend Richie Benaud called-up iconic Aussies for his Australia Day lamb luncheon, and the Cleaver family joined the fun. | Kiwis develop a taste for...  | Richie's BBQ lamb call out 
AUSTRALIA'S beef herd will spend at least the next two years rebalancing - providing widespread drought goes and stays gone.
3:00 AM  1 AUSTRALIA'S beef herd will spend at least the next two years rebalancing - providing widespread drought goes and stays gone. | Moore's war on cattle prices  | Fresh approach to BJD on cards 
Cattle - Beef
BUNGE has made a significant move in its bid to win a bigger share of WA's grain market by applying to two Upper Great Southern shires to build grain storage facilities capable of holding up to 350,000 tonnes.
3:00 AM BUNGE has made a significant move in its bid to win a bigger share of WA's grain market by applying to two Upper Great Southern shires to build grain storage facilities capable of...
THERE has been a sharp decline in US wheat futures this year, as the runaway US dollar impedes American grain exports' competitiveness.
3:00 AM THERE has been a sharp decline in US wheat futures this year, as the runaway US dollar impedes American grain exports' competitiveness. | Farmers dig deep for moisture...  | Crop data a tough season weapon 
IN the early 1960s the papers were breathlessly calling cotton
28 Jan 15 IN the early 1960s the papers were breathlessly calling cotton "white gold", but there really was an element of goldrush in the building of the cotton industry. | Cotton's man of fibre dead at 96 
NATIONAL Australia Bank is ­changing its credit assessments to put more weight on the sustainability of farmers' ­business practices.
28 Jan 15  6 NATIONAL Australia Bank is ­changing its credit assessments to put more weight on the sustainability of farmers' ­business practices. | Banks calm foreclosure furore  | Holding the banks to account 
COALITION MPs are warning Tony Abbott's leadership will be in peril if he makes another decision like awarding a knighthood to Prince Philip.
28 Jan 15  14 COALITION MPs are warning Tony Abbott's leadership will be in peril if he makes another decision like awarding a knighthood to Prince Philip. | Barnaby's ready for country comp  | Country Party branding battle brews 
FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
28 Jan 15 FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
MANY farmers want a premium price for selling product into niche markets - and so do some less-than-truthful food marketers.
28 Jan 15 MANY farmers want a premium price for selling product into niche markets - and so do some less-than-truthful food marketers. | More cracks in free-range claims  | ACCC shines light on fuel prices 
SINCE the end of the National Pool for wheat, there has been a stream of grain moving out of pools and into the cash market.
28 Jan 15  3 SINCE the end of the National Pool for wheat, there has been a stream of grain moving out of pools and into the cash market. | Diving into grain pools  | Aussie wheat undervalued 
NORTH American farmers and their lobby groups face an almost identical political minefield to their Australian counterparts.
28 Jan 15  11 NORTH American farmers and their lobby groups face an almost identical political minefield to their Australian counterparts. | NFF's long, hard look at itself  | Uniting a big farming nation 
THE business of Quality Wool has leap-frogged more than 40 per cent with its acquisition of east coast wool broker Western Wool Marketing.
28 Jan 15 THE business of Quality Wool has leap-frogged more than 40 per cent with its acquisition of east coast wool broker Western Wool Marketing. | Llanthro dispersal ewes to $242  | Tariff turnaround to bolster sheep 
Sheep - Wool
THE country’s biggest on-farm open day, Stock & Land Beef Week, kicked off today in southern NSW with 16 studs opening their gates to visitors.
27 Jan 15 THE country’s biggest on-farm open day, Stock & Land Beef Week, kicked off today in southern NSW with 16 studs opening their gates to visitors.
Cattle - Beef
AGL has voluntarily suspended its pilot CSG project near Gloucester after detecting BTEX chemicals in flowback water.
27 Jan 15 AGL has voluntarily suspended its pilot CSG project near Gloucester after detecting BTEX chemicals in flowback water.
A MEMORIAL service for cotton industry founding father Paul Kahl is likely to draw up to 1000 people to Narrabri next week.
27 Jan 15  1 A MEMORIAL service for cotton industry founding father Paul Kahl is likely to draw up to 1000 people to Narrabri next week.
GOLDEN Guitar winner Luke O'Shea arrested after locking onto a water pump at Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine.
27 Jan 15  1 GOLDEN Guitar winner Luke O'Shea arrested after locking onto a water pump at Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine.
THE Australian Government has today announced the chair and deputy chair appointments to Regional Development Australia committees.
27 Jan 15 THE Australian Government has today announced the chair and deputy chair appointments to Regional Development Australia committees.
GLOBAL climate is likely to become increasingly prone to extremes, according to Australian-led research.
27 Jan 15  29 GLOBAL climate is likely to become increasingly prone to extremes, according to Australian-led research. | El Niño likelihood rises  | Water supply broken by drought 
TOM Uren, a former POW who became deputy leader of the Labor Party and was widely loved for his wit and repartee, has died at 93.
27 Jan 15 TOM Uren, a former POW who became deputy leader of the Labor Party and was widely loved for his wit and repartee, has died at 93.
FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
27 Jan 15 FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
NEW Murray-Darling Basin Authority chair Neil Andrew has been greeted with a flood of advice from key stakeholder groups.
27 Jan 15 NEW Murray-Darling Basin Authority chair Neil Andrew has been greeted with a flood of advice from key stakeholder groups. | Water review streamlines rules  | Reflections of a Basin peacemaker 
THIS year’s National Variety Trial data is now available for growers online, allowing selection of varieties that do well in a tough season.
27 Jan 15 THIS year’s National Variety Trial data is now available for growers online, allowing selection of varieties that do well in a tough season. | Low dollar's bonus for Aussie grain  | New grain port to boost competition 
A REPORT has shown there were 15 recorded quad bike-related deaths in 2014, maintaining the 10-year average of 14 deaths per year.
27 Jan 15  4 A REPORT has shown there were 15 recorded quad bike-related deaths in 2014, maintaining the 10-year average of 14 deaths per year. | AORVA revs up for off-road drivers 
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All too true Matt - I have a saying as a breeder - "what I do today I may or may not make a
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How much grain was used for biofuels last year? What was the price of that grain? What was the
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Global boring, what was a hot dry spell called 20 yrs ago and why did the Bunbury harbour master
THE sad passing of Susan Whitehead known to most as Sue or Susie will be hard felt by her family and the Nebo Community. 
16 Dec 14 THE sad passing of Susan Whitehead known to most as Sue or Susie will be hard felt by her family and the Nebo...
THE proposed Fitzroy Gap dam is not the priority for Central Queensland, Senator Matt Canavan said today. 
'Dreaming is nice but doing is better.08 Dec 14 THE proposed Fitzroy Gap dam is not the priority for Central Queensland, Senator Matt Canavan said today....