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SADA Fresh sales exceed expectations

SALES of the South Australian Dairyfarmers' Association's SADA Fresh milk are exceeding initial expectations of the parties involved.
SALES of the South Australian Dairyfarmers' Association's SADA Fresh milk are exceeding initial expectations of the parties involved.
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AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations. AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations.
FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement. FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement.
MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found. MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found.
HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia. HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia.
TURKEY has started growing a national alpaca herd – based on Australian animals and genetics.
4:00 AM TURKEY has started growing a national alpaca herd – based on Australian animals and genetics.
ONE of the biggest battles facing US cattle producers is the fight over mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) laws.
4:00 AM ONE of the biggest battles facing US cattle producers is the fight over mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) laws.  | Agents target animal welfare  | China beef dependency to jump 
Cattle - Beef
AS IN many rural communities, the men whose names are listed on Tooraweenah's memorial cenotaph of those who served in two world wars were not all originally from that district.
4:00 AM AS IN many rural communities, the men whose names are listed on Tooraweenah's memorial cenotaph of those who served in two world wars were not all originally from that district.
AT the Anzac Day service in the rural NSW township of Tooraweenah, the Kookaburra Marchers will be remembered.
4:00 AM AT the Anzac Day service in the rural NSW township of Tooraweenah, the Kookaburra Marchers will be remembered.
CAN the world’s plant breeders and crop producers continue to increase food production at a pace to match global population growth rates?
4:00 AM CAN the world’s plant breeders and crop producers continue to increase food production at a pace to match global population growth rates? | Gearing up for Anzac Day  | High oleic taking off 
CLAAS has manufactured its 100,000 tractor which rolled off the assembly line in the French city of Le Mans last month.
4:00 AM CLAAS has manufactured its 100,000 tractor which rolled off the assembly line in the French city of Le Mans last month. | Mixed machinery sales results...  | Secret eye on the farm 
ENVIRONMENT Minister Greg Hunt has said the government will easily meet its 2020 target of a 5 per cent reduction on emissions.
24 Apr 14 ENVIRONMENT Minister Greg Hunt has said the government will easily meet its 2020 target of a 5 per cent reduction on emissions.
YOU'D be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't know what an Akubra hat is – as Anzac Day approaches, there will be hundreds adorning the heads of returned soldiers.
24 Apr 14 YOU'D be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't know what an Akubra hat is – as Anzac Day approaches, there will be hundreds adorning the heads of returned soldiers. | Ruralco profit outlook up  | Robb rejects ag's trade criticism 
FARM services business Ruralco Holdings is painting a brighter picture of its expected first half results compared to last financial year.
24 Apr 14 FARM services business Ruralco Holdings is painting a brighter picture of its expected first half results compared to last financial year. | Share stoush hurts investors: ASA 
THE decision by AgForce to sit at the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) is a carefully considered one, writes IAN BURNETT.
24 Apr 14  1 THE decision by AgForce to sit at the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) is a carefully considered one, writes IAN BURNETT. | Industry to drive verification:...  | 'Sustainable beef' marches on 
CHINA will have to increase its beef imports by up to 20 per cent a year for the next five years, according to rural lender Rabobank.
24 Apr 14  2 CHINA will have to increase its beef imports by up to 20 per cent a year for the next five years, according to rural lender Rabobank. | JBS expands its books  | Agents target animal welfare 
Cattle - Beef
IN THE five years since meat processor JBS Australia extended its footprint into Tasmania through the acquisition of Tasman Meats, a lot of changes have been made, and most have been for the better.
24 Apr 14 IN THE five years since meat processor JBS Australia extended its footprint into Tasmania through the acquisition of Tasman Meats, a lot of changes have been made, and most have been for...
Cattle - Beef
A SHORTER trading week has seen both cattle and sheep yardings ease across selling centres.
24 Apr 14 A SHORTER trading week has seen both cattle and sheep yardings ease across selling centres. | Agents target animal welfare  | Meat sales boom in China 
WESTERN Australia looks set for a wetter than normal run into winter, but the rainfall outlook isn’t so bright for the rest of Australia.
24 Apr 14 WESTERN Australia looks set for a wetter than normal run into winter, but the rainfall outlook isn’t so bright for the rest of Australia. | El Niño 'likely' this year  | Clear skies bring cool weather 
MURRAY Goulburn Co-operative has today announced a fifth step-up in the farmgate price for the 2013/14 season of $0.09 per kilogram butterfat and $0.19 per kilogram protein.
24 Apr 14  1 MURRAY Goulburn Co-operative has today announced a fifth step-up in the farmgate price for the 2013/14 season of $0.09 per kilogram butterfat and $0.19 per kilogram protein. | Robb rejects ag's trade criticism  | Fonterra revamps milk pricing 
TOMORROW is Anzac Day which marks the traditional start to seeding season 2014/15 right throughout WA.
24 Apr 14 TOMORROW is Anzac Day which marks the traditional start to seeding season 2014/15 right throughout WA.
NUT growers in Australia are expecting to nearly double exports in the next six years and industry figureheads say SA could get a big slice of the action.
24 Apr 14 NUT growers in Australia are expecting to nearly double exports in the next six years and industry figureheads say SA could get a big slice of the action. | Chinese sales sweeten citrus future  | Susie's passion shows she's apples 
RELIABLE water supplies and large tracts of available land have enticed some of cotton’s biggest players to southern NSW as they look to expand irrigation interests in the Murrumbidgee.
24 Apr 14 RELIABLE water supplies and large tracts of available land have enticed some of cotton’s biggest players to southern NSW as they look to expand irrigation interests in the Murrumbidgee.
MOISTURE profiles and follow-up rain remain a burr in the side of many northern NSW wheat growers, while southern farmers are sowing with much more confidence.
24 Apr 14 MOISTURE profiles and follow-up rain remain a burr in the side of many northern NSW wheat growers, while southern farmers are sowing with much more confidence.
IT was a royal welcome like no other - a regal bow delivered by Fred the Merino ram to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Sydney Royal.
24 Apr 14 IT was a royal welcome like no other - a regal bow delivered by Fred the Merino ram to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Sydney Royal. | Auction wool supply scheme flagged  | Wool market lifts 29c/kg 
Sheep - Wool
THE Australian pork industry’s transition from sow stalls to group housing sows is now virtually a “done deal”.
24 Apr 14 THE Australian pork industry’s transition from sow stalls to group housing sows is now virtually a “done deal”. | Imports to hit pig prices  | Pork battling uneven playing field 
NOT content with saying they are doing a good job of animal welfare, stock agents are out to prove it.
24 Apr 14  1 NOT content with saying they are doing a good job of animal welfare, stock agents are out to prove it. | Livestock researchers sought  | Live ex industry 'committed to... 
Cattle - Beef
A DEBATE last week heard foreign ownership of farming assets was vital if the farm sector wanted to attract valuable investment.
24 Apr 14  12 A DEBATE last week heard foreign ownership of farming assets was vital if the farm sector wanted to attract valuable investment. | Farm register faces delays  | Ag could miss export boat 
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Sorry Chops, but the reality is already here, we have been relegated to a nation of price takers
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I am in Dubai at the moment staggered by the price for Australian beef at any one of hundreds
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Rob an underpinning principle of a spot market that needs to be embedded is that the producers
TIME is running out for cane toads living the good life in the Burdekin with the region’s annual Toad Day Out being held this weekend.03 Apr 14 TIME is running out for cane toads living the good life in the Burdekin with the region’s annual Toad Day Out being...
TABLELANDS resident Keith Gould will be awarded Barron Catchment Care’s prestigious ‘Helen Adams Memorial Award’ on March 18.13 Mar 14 TABLELANDS resident Keith Gould will be awarded Barron Catchment Care’s prestigious ‘Helen Adams Memorial Award’ on...