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THE Easter long weekend brought a taste of winter to many locations.
THE Easter long weekend brought a taste of winter to many locations.
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THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of ginger, pineapples and potatoes shared a hint of three words: we told you so. THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of ginger, pineapples and potatoes shared a hint of three words: we told you so.
SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm. SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm.
AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets. AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets.
MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock. MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock.
DROUGHT-HIT communities in Queensland and NSW will have increased access to free counselling services.
21 Apr 14 DROUGHT-HIT communities in Queensland and NSW will have increased access to free counselling services.  | Penalty rates weigh on farms  | Farm Finance deadline looms 
ALLY Horan from Goulburn, NSW, has taken out the 2014 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Woolclasser Competition at the Sydney Royal Show.
21 Apr 14 ALLY Horan from Goulburn, NSW, has taken out the 2014 AWEX/TAFE National Graduate Woolclasser Competition at the Sydney Royal Show.
Sheep - Wool
THE Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished last week at 354.75c/kg cwt, an improvement of 6.75c on the previous week.
21 Apr 14 THE Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished last week at 354.75c/kg cwt, an improvement of 6.75c on the previous week. | Northern cattle prices hit a peak  | Southern beef still a solid bet 
Cattle - Beef
THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of ginger, pineapples and potatoes shared a hint of three words: we told you so.
21 Apr 14 THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of ginger, pineapples and potatoes shared a hint of three words: we told... | Aussie grapes bound for South...  | Services need to be used: Ausveg 
LIVE export prices in the north have reached unprecedented levels putting smiles on the faces of pastoralists.
21 Apr 14 LIVE export prices in the north have reached unprecedented levels putting smiles on the faces of pastoralists.
Cattle - Beef
THE weighty burden of penalty interest rate charges on Australia's ballooning rural debt problem is becoming a spotlight issue.
21 Apr 14  9 THE weighty burden of penalty interest rate charges on Australia's ballooning rural debt problem is becoming a spotlight issue. | Call for farm debt survey  | Farm debt pressure builds 
SHEEPMEAT and beef sales boomed in China in 2013 - mutton rising 254 per cent to 57,888 tonnes.
21 Apr 14  2 SHEEPMEAT and beef sales boomed in China in 2013 - mutton rising 254 per cent to 57,888 tonnes. | China to blame for wool's slide  | Forward-selling could reduce... 
THE latest addition to Silvan Australia’s Selecta product range is a wide-angle, motion-activated security camera, the Selecta Secure 120.
21 Apr 14 THE latest addition to Silvan Australia’s Selecta product range is a wide-angle, motion-activated security camera, the Selecta Secure 120. | Case's big forward order lure:...  | Merlo telehandler fits the bill 
AUTO steer and variable rate application of inputs are becoming common place in cropping but the livestock industry is not left behind.
20 Apr 14 AUTO steer and variable rate application of inputs are becoming common place in cropping but the livestock industry is not left behind. | Summer grasses hold feed-gap value  | Nutrient ratio all about balance 
FOUR young agricultural entrepreneurs have been selected to take their passion for the wool industry into schools in three states.
20 Apr 14 FOUR young agricultural entrepreneurs have been selected to take their passion for the wool industry into schools in three states.  | Wool giant feels the pinch  | Foxes linked to sheep measles 
Sheep - Wool
VIDEO: COMBINING grain and grazing has allowed Tim and Jodie Demeo, Raywood, Victoria, to gain a 10 per cent increase in lambing percentages without impacting on their crop yield.
20 Apr 14 VIDEO: COMBINING grain and grazing has allowed Tim and Jodie Demeo, Raywood, Victoria, to gain a 10 per cent increase in lambing percentages without impacting on their crop yield. | Around the crop circles  | SA still a mouse hotspot 
CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the opportunity to see the company’s industry-leading technology at the source.
20 Apr 14 CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the opportunity to see the company’s industry-leading technology at the source.  | Mixed machinery sales results... 
AUSTRALIA now has its very own specialty grains genebank, with the opening of a $6 million facility in Horsham, Victoria.
20 Apr 14  1 AUSTRALIA now has its very own specialty grains genebank, with the opening of a $6 million facility in Horsham, Victoria. | Around the crop circles  | SA still a mouse hotspot 
THE Global Rountable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) spells pain for cattle producers, writes SENATOR RON BOSWELL.
19 Apr 14  8 THE Global Rountable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) spells pain for cattle producers, writes SENATOR RON BOSWELL.
A US cattle identity has warned any definition of “sustainable beef” would raise questions about what constitutes “unsustainable beef”.
19 Apr 14  3 A US cattle identity has warned any definition of “sustainable beef” would raise questions about what constitutes “unsustainable beef”. | 'Sustainable beef' marches on  | Mixed response to GRSB draft 
Cattle - Beef
SOUTH Australia continues to be the epicentre of the autumn mouse plague, with farmers continuing to report large numbers in many areas.
19 Apr 14 SOUTH Australia continues to be the epicentre of the autumn mouse plague, with farmers continuing to report large numbers in many areas. | Wheat markets surge  | Exports defy supply chain cracks 
NSW mixed farmer, James Hockey, and his brother Michael have owned two Merlo Multifarmer telehandlers and now a larger model Turbofarmer telehandler over the past 14 years.
19 Apr 14 NSW mixed farmer, James Hockey, and his brother Michael have owned two Merlo Multifarmer telehandlers and now a larger model Turbofarmer telehandler over the past 14 years. | Mixed machinery sales results...  | Grizzly offers new disc solution 
RESEARCHERS have shown foxes are a host for the sheep measles parasite which costs the industry several million dollars each year.
19 Apr 14 RESEARCHERS have shown foxes are a host for the sheep measles parasite which costs the industry several million dollars each year. | Sheepmeat export values rise  | Wool market lifts 29c/kg 
BUMPER seasons boosts Canadian land values; CBH welcomes Newcastle decision; delegation pushes Australian noodle what production.
18 Apr 14 BUMPER seasons boosts Canadian land values; CBH welcomes Newcastle decision; delegation pushes Australian noodle what production. | Exports defy supply chain cracks  | Wheat markets surge 
ALTHOUGH the stakes are getting higher, WA farmers continue to roll the dice each growing season.
18 Apr 14 ALTHOUGH the stakes are getting higher, WA farmers continue to roll the dice each growing season.
SOWING conditions throughout WA are still a mixed bag according to the Grains Industry Association of WA (GIWA).
18 Apr 14 SOWING conditions throughout WA are still a mixed bag according to the Grains Industry Association of WA (GIWA).
SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm.
18 Apr 14  1 SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm. | 'Sustainable beef' marches on  | Profit in the genes for free 
Cattle - Beef
AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets.
18 Apr 14  1 AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets. | GrainCorp clears port hurdle  | Not 'free trade': producers 
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Well said David. The industry should give WWF a wide berth, they cannot be trusted.
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bring on an Agricultural Bank controlled by government with realistic interest rates. Totally
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Corporate greed plain and simple
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...