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THE Global Rountable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) spells pain for cattle producers, writes SENATOR RON BOSWELL.
THE Global Rountable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) spells pain for cattle producers, writes SENATOR RON BOSWELL.
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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.
THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week. THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week.
A US cattle identity has warned any definition of “sustainable beef” would raise questions about what constitutes “unsustainable beef”.
4:00 AM 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.
4:00 AM 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.
4:00 AM 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.
4:00 AM 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 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 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 
GRIZZLY has released the newest model in its wide range of specialist disc equipment.
18 Apr 14 GRIZZLY has released the newest model in its wide range of specialist disc equipment. | Mixed machinery sales results...  | AgEagle takes to the skies 
CHINA'S latest five-year plan could help boost demand for Australian Merino wool.
17 Apr 14 CHINA'S latest five-year plan could help boost demand for Australian Merino wool.
Sheep - Wool
WOOL prices remain a constant concern for the world's biggest wool processing mill.
17 Apr 14 WOOL prices remain a constant concern for the world's biggest wool processing mill.
Sheep - Wool
ALMAS Almonds has launched legal action against ASX-listed almond company Select Harvests in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
17 Apr 14 ALMAS Almonds has launched legal action against ASX-listed almond company Select Harvests in the Supreme Court of Victoria. | Ag stocks on the rise  | Profit jump for Select Harvests 
THE value of Australian lamb exports reached $136 million in February, 40 per cent higher than the corresponding month last year.
17 Apr 14 THE value of Australian lamb exports reached $136 million in February, 40 per cent higher than the corresponding month last year.  | Lamb's 'silent killer'  | Aus lamb hits Korean retail giant 
Sheep - Meat
MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock.
17 Apr 14 MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock. | Live export investigation underway  | Wilkie claims 'misleading': ALEC 
NBN Co's new chief executive, Bill ­Morrow, will push the federal government to charge a levy against its rivals in densely populated urban areas to pay for building broadband in the bush.
17 Apr 14 NBN Co's new chief executive, Bill ­Morrow, will push the federal government to charge a levy against its rivals in densely populated urban areas to pay for building broadband in the bush. | Rolling out a new NBN strategy  | NBN to sign broadband boost 
THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week.
17 Apr 14 THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week. | Tara Park reigns supreme at the...  | Grassy Creek's champion Poll... 
Sheep - Wool
WIDESPREAD rain - the missing ingredient in the Australian cattle market - has produced a dramatic price turnaround in the past month.
17 Apr 14 WIDESPREAD rain - the missing ingredient in the Australian cattle market - has produced a dramatic price turnaround in the past month. | Nutrient ratio all about balance  | Genetics meet evolving market needs 
Cattle - Beef
THIS week's meeting of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) in Brisbane clarified some issues over the concept.
17 Apr 14  8 THIS week's meeting of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) in Brisbane clarified some issues over the concept. | Mixed response to GRSB draft  | Sustainable beef draft opens 
Cattle - Beef
ABORTION, still births and premature lambs – the campylobacter bacteria is responsible.
17 Apr 14  1 ABORTION, still births and premature lambs – the campylobacter bacteria is responsible.
MORVEN has moved to the front line of the wild dog war with a new 1.8 metre-high fence around 50 properties.
17 Apr 14 MORVEN has moved to the front line of the wild dog war with a new 1.8 metre-high fence around 50 properties.
PEOPLE along the River Murray system are advised to keep up to date with river level forecasts during the Easter period.
17 Apr 14 PEOPLE along the River Murray system are advised to keep up to date with river level forecasts during the Easter period.
OVER the past six years Australia has exported more grain than ever before, in spite of complaints about supply chain issues.
17 Apr 14  2 OVER the past six years Australia has exported more grain than ever before, in spite of complaints about supply chain issues. | Autumn leaves growers excited  | Sorghum's global demand grows 
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Emily, have U seen what is happening to Chinas peasant farmers in their country? Cleared out and
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Hey it is pretty dumb all unifying together to make good progress if you are headed in the wrong
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jillaroo, how right you are. In fact Australian farmers still supply the lowest priced food
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...