Cotton's man of fibre dead at 96

A MEMORIAL service for cotton industry founding father Paul Kahl is likely to draw up to 1000 people to Narrabri next week.
A MEMORIAL service for cotton industry founding father Paul Kahl is likely to draw up to 1000 people to Narrabri next week.
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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.
GOLDEN Guitar winner Luke O'Shea arrested after locking onto a water pump at Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine.
27 Jan 15 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  2 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  1 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 
ANIMAL rights activists have targeted the successful Australia Day lamb promotion through video footage allegedly taken at Victorian abattoirs.
26 Jan 15  14 ANIMAL rights activists have targeted the successful Australia Day lamb promotion through video footage allegedly taken at Victorian abattoirs. | Anger flares over Wally's stoush  | Richie's BBQ lamb call out 
Sheep - Meat
NOT a single grazing property in this country would have been viable for the first 100 years without the productivity of working dogs.
26 Jan 15  3 NOT a single grazing property in this country would have been viable for the first 100 years without the productivity of working dogs.
FORMER Labor MP Eric Fitzgibbon, father of Agriculture Shadow Minister Joel Fitzgibbon, died over the weekend, and tributes are flowing.
26 Jan 15 FORMER Labor MP Eric Fitzgibbon, father of Agriculture Shadow Minister Joel Fitzgibbon, died over the weekend, and tributes are flowing.
FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
26 Jan 15 FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
MICK Keogh, head of Australia's leading independent rural think-tank, is among primary industry recipients of Australia Day Honours.
26 Jan 15  1 MICK Keogh, head of Australia's leading independent rural think-tank, is among primary industry recipients of Australia Day Honours. | 2014: Drought relief lost in dust  | Uniting a big farming nation 
FARMERS are gritting their teeth and finding cash reserves to fund summer spraying programs, confident of stored moisture benefits.
26 Jan 15 FARMERS are gritting their teeth and finding cash reserves to fund summer spraying programs, confident of stored moisture benefits. | Soil testing uncovers crop...  | Soil acid study in final year 
PETER Mailler’s push to establish a new rural political force is the government’s problem and not Labor’s, says Joel Fitzgibbon.
26 Jan 15  1 PETER Mailler’s push to establish a new rural political force is the government’s problem and not Labor’s, says Joel Fitzgibbon. | New political voice for country...  | Budget blowout blame game 
AFTER 40 years breeding and running Poll Herefords, Mount Difficult stud principal Ted Cole says working cattle was somewhat different to his day job.
26 Jan 15 AFTER 40 years breeding and running Poll Herefords, Mount Difficult stud principal Ted Cole says working cattle was somewhat different to his day job.
Cattle - Beef
THE Abbott government’s changes to Medicare are not the only co-payments that many rural patients face.
25 Jan 15  3 THE Abbott government’s changes to Medicare are not the only co-payments that many rural patients face. | Rural GPs take co-payment's pulse  | Data is key to more rural doctors 
WA sheep producers achieving outstanding lambing rates are reminded to nominate for the 100%+ Club initiative.
25 Jan 15  1 WA sheep producers achieving outstanding lambing rates are reminded to nominate for the 100%+ Club initiative.
WHEN an angry mob torched the guide to a draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan at Griffith in 2010, Craig Knowles instantly recognised the dilemma.
25 Jan 15  4 WHEN an angry mob torched the guide to a draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan at Griffith in 2010, Craig Knowles instantly recognised the dilemma. | MDBA's new leader steps up 
CARGILL Australia has executed what is believed to be the first shipment of grain from a non-Viterra operated port in South Australia.
25 Jan 15 CARGILL Australia has executed what is believed to be the first shipment of grain from a non-Viterra operated port in South Australia. | Grain port push a balancing act  | Vic grain ports in ACCC spotlight 
FOR a limited time, Miller is offering low finance rates, starting from 2.99 per cent, on its Nitro N2XP sprayer.
25 Jan 15 FOR a limited time, Miller is offering low finance rates, starting from 2.99 per cent, on its Nitro N2XP sprayer. | Massey mission's Pole position  | Where's your tractor bean? 
YOU never lamb alone on Australia Day - so we quizzed a crop of rural identities on who they’d like to raise a fork with.
24 Jan 15 YOU never lamb alone on Australia Day - so we quizzed a crop of rural identities on who they’d like to raise a fork with.
BY virtue of some more dramatic issues in other industries, dairy has not yet been in the spotlight, but our time is coming.
24 Jan 15  2 BY virtue of some more dramatic issues in other industries, dairy has not yet been in the spotlight, but our time is coming. | Voiceless breaks dairy's silence  | Jumping on the organic wagon 
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Kristin, your post highlights your delusion, as you clearly think that Disneyland is the real
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Why pick my comment Nico?I'm laughing at you Nico,not with you. It's beyond my ability to change
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The outcome for a rural patient with cancer is a lot worse than those in the city. Our votes
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....