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PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off.
PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off.
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ONE of the first stories former FarmOnline editor MITCHELL VLEESKENS wrote was about Macksville farm boy, Phillip Hughes. ONE of the first stories former FarmOnline editor MITCHELL VLEESKENS wrote was about Macksville farm boy, Phillip Hughes.
THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools. THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools.
SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources. SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources.
ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed. ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed.
ONE of the first stories former FarmOnline editor MITCHELL VLEESKENS wrote was about Macksville farm boy, Phillip Hughes.
3:55 PM ONE of the first stories former FarmOnline editor MITCHELL VLEESKENS wrote was about Macksville farm boy, Phillip Hughes. | Vale Phillip Hughes 
GRAIN marketer Southern Ag Grain is set to become a full subsidiary of expanding Japanese-owned Emerald Grain.
3:10 PM GRAIN marketer Southern Ag Grain is set to become a full subsidiary of expanding Japanese-owned Emerald Grain. | Big boom for Incitec explosives 
CRICKET Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said Phillip Hughes was not in pain before he died and was surrounded by family and friends.
12:00 PM CRICKET Australia team doctor Peter Brukner said Phillip Hughes was not in pain before he died and was surrounded by family and friends.
THE passing of water reforms in Queensland parliament is yet another step in the over-empowerment of resource industries over agriculture, according to Dalby-based lawyer Peter Shannon.
11:51 AM THE passing of water reforms in Queensland parliament is yet another step in the over-empowerment of resource industries over agriculture, according to Dalby-based lawyer Peter Shannon.
MALCOLM Turnbull reiterated the importance of the NBN for regional and rural Australia in an address last week.
9:39 AM MALCOLM Turnbull reiterated the importance of the NBN for regional and rural Australia in an address last week.
FOR Carboor Valley graziers Harry and Nicola Bussell, much of what they do comes down to a simple equation:
9:27 AM FOR Carboor Valley graziers Harry and Nicola Bussell, much of what they do comes down to a simple equation: "It's 80 per cent feed and 20pc breed, that's something we have known and...
Sheep - Meat
BOB Katter has rejected suggestions he’s attempting to woo the vote of disgruntled PUP Senator Jacqui Lambie.
9:16 AM BOB Katter has rejected suggestions he’s attempting to woo the vote of disgruntled PUP Senator Jacqui Lambie. | No confidence in PUP: Barry...  | Senator Dio Wang, the quiet PUP... 
ACCC CHAIRMAN Rod Sims has staunchly defended the regulator against plans to split its functions into a separate agency.
7:15 AM ACCC CHAIRMAN Rod Sims has staunchly defended the regulator against plans to split its functions into a separate agency. | Retail slams Harper review  | Coles v ACCC: finding the balance 
IF the pun weren't so corny, you'd call the work groundbreaking. Suffice to say, a gargantuan effort headed by the CSIRO to map the state of Australia's soil is unique.
6:28 AM  5 IF the pun weren't so corny, you'd call the work groundbreaking. Suffice to say, a gargantuan effort headed by the CSIRO to map the state of Australia's soil is unique. | Insecticide under the microscope  | Man in the middle on climate, GM 
WOOLWORTHS directors are steeling themselves for a fiery annual meeting today when shareholders are expected to grill the retailer over a 14 per cent fall in its shares.
6:02 AM  2 WOOLWORTHS directors are steeling themselves for a fiery annual meeting today when shareholders are expected to grill the retailer over a 14 per cent fall in its shares. | Woolies cuts prices of grocery...  | Supermarket growth strategy:... 
WOOLGROWERS are closer to finding out the hidden costs they are being charged in the auction room.
3:00 AM  2 WOOLGROWERS are closer to finding out the hidden costs they are being charged in the auction room. | Woolmark spices up awards  | Young blood absent at AWI AGM 
Sheep - Wool
IMPROVED farming practices have been given credit for farmers across Australia salvaging near average yields in spite of a tough spring in many areas.
3:00 AM IMPROVED farming practices have been given credit for farmers across Australia salvaging near average yields in spite of a tough spring in many areas. | Wheat crop down: Rural Bank  | Durum prices soar 
WITH the majority of harvest fires originating from flammable material around the engine, the key to avoiding fires is attention to clean down and inspection.
3:00 AM WITH the majority of harvest fires originating from flammable material around the engine, the key to avoiding fires is attention to clean down and inspection. | Claas act a header-line attraction  | Rocky River Ag a service winner 
AFTER a series of export livestock welfare complaints in recent months, the government is funding a new auditor training program.
12:01 AM  10 AFTER a series of export livestock welfare complaints in recent months, the government is funding a new auditor training program. | Handling with care in the...  | Exporters improving welfare 
Cattle - Beef
AFTER 14 years as CEO for R.M.Williams, Hamish Turner is leaving the company, and will be replaced by Levi Strauss' Raju Vuppalapati.
26 Nov 14 AFTER 14 years as CEO for R.M.Williams, Hamish Turner is leaving the company, and will be replaced by Levi Strauss' Raju Vuppalapati.
SINGAPORE based shipping service Swire has emerged as the front-runner in operating a direct international service from Tasmania.
26 Nov 14 SINGAPORE based shipping service Swire has emerged as the front-runner in operating a direct international service from Tasmania.
EASTERN Australia has to prepare for worsening water security as climate change triggers winter rainfall reductions, says a new report.
26 Nov 14  9 EASTERN Australia has to prepare for worsening water security as climate change triggers winter rainfall reductions, says a new report. | Wheat crop down: Rural Bank  | Hot, dry summer on El Nino's... 
GROWER-owned food processor and marketer SunRice has gone all in with their plans to make North Queensland a major player in their rice growing operations.
This commitment to the North was cemented with the recent acquisition of the Burdekin-based Blue Ribbon Rice’s assets including the mill acting which will act as SunRice’s base of operations in the region.
26 Nov 14 GROWER-owned food processor and marketer SunRice has gone all in with their plans to make North Queensland a major player in their rice growing operations. This commitment to the North...
WOOLPRODUCERS Australia has announced South Australian woolgrower Richard Halliday as its new president.
26 Nov 14 WOOLPRODUCERS Australia has announced South Australian woolgrower Richard Halliday as its new president. | Fine wool's 'perfect storm':...  | Woolmark spices up awards 
A NEW MSA Index model has given the Australian red meat industry a clearer picture of producer performance, and Tasmania has come out on top.
26 Nov 14  1 A NEW MSA Index model has given the Australian red meat industry a clearer picture of producer performance, and Tasmania has come out on top. | The island that drives Aussie Wagyu 
THE horticulture sector is set to decide its own future with a new industry services and export control body, HIAL, taking effect.
26 Nov 14 THE horticulture sector is set to decide its own future with a new industry services and export control body, HIAL, taking effect. | Hort gets new R&D body 
THE $A has shed more than 1pc overnight, hammered by RBA deputy governor Philip Lowe's comments on its value.
26 Nov 14 THE $A has shed more than 1pc overnight, hammered by RBA deputy governor Philip Lowe's comments on its value.
JACK Earl stood out in a room where a meagre 25 seasoned woolgrowers fronted up to the AWI annual general meeting last Friday.
26 Nov 14  6 JACK Earl stood out in a room where a meagre 25 seasoned woolgrowers fronted up to the AWI annual general meeting last Friday. | AWGA slams AWI spending  | AWI defends marketing budget 
Sheep - Wool
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When ignorance is the clear and proud position, it is pointless trying to debate with wtf and
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What is beyond your comprehension, wtf, (and it goes a long way to explain your economic
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U have misunderstood my point, realist. I'm saying that by banks being allowed to create
A NEW fruit ripening facility at the Coastal Plains Research Farm has been welcomed by mango growers as an invaluable tool for the industry.14 Nov 14 A NEW fruit ripening facility at the Coastal Plains Research Farm has been welcomed by mango growers as an...
CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
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