Growers need to speak up on logistics

GRAIN growers are being urged to provide their direct views on grain logistics systems to inform an ongoing federal Senate inquiry.
GRAIN growers are being urged to provide their direct views on grain logistics systems to inform an ongoing federal Senate inquiry.
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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.
A GROUP of insecticides considered the world's most widely used - neonicotinoids - has come under analysis for its detrimental impact on ecosystems. A GROUP of insecticides considered the world's most widely used - neonicotinoids - has come under analysis for its detrimental impact on ecosystems.
WHILE the ChAFTA is being celebrated, industry must realise there is more to trade access than the removal of tariffs, says Tony Russell.
3:00 AM WHILE the ChAFTA is being celebrated, industry must realise there is more to trade access than the removal of tariffs, says Tony Russell. | Commodities left out of FTA party 
THE Tank SZ-60 mower from Cub Cadet has been designed for managing large areas, and is perfect for mowing around farm homesteads or lifestyle blocks.
3:00 AM THE Tank SZ-60 mower from Cub Cadet has been designed for managing large areas, and is perfect for mowing around farm homesteads or lifestyle blocks.
AS Tasmanian potato growers swing into their 2014-15 season, many will try something new to protect crops from major fungal diseases.
3:00 AM AS Tasmanian potato growers swing into their 2014-15 season, many will try something new to protect crops from major fungal diseases. | Fenthion ruling bitter sweet  | Carrot growers turn to export hope 
THE outback Queensland town of Longreach has set an unwelcome record, with the temperature topping 40 degrees on 11 consecutive November days for the first time in the region.
24 Nov 14  1 THE outback Queensland town of Longreach has set an unwelcome record, with the temperature topping 40 degrees on 11 consecutive November days for the first time in the region.
TWO men have survived a helicopter crash in Far North Queensland on the weekend.
24 Nov 14 TWO men have survived a helicopter crash in Far North Queensland on the weekend.
BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about new trade opportunities.
24 Nov 14 BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about new trade opportunities. | Lorenti takes back mango 'crown' 
SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance.
24 Nov 14 SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance. | Commodities left out of FTA party  | Crush will be sweet if prices hold 
NEW World Foods began selling its Local Legends beef jerky range into Japan in May and its popularity has taken MD Don Nisbet by surprise.
24 Nov 14 NEW World Foods began selling its Local Legends beef jerky range into Japan in May and its popularity has taken MD Don Nisbet by surprise. | Grainfed cattle numbers soar  | China bets big on local... 
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CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.
24 Nov 14  2 CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception. | Joyce defends FDI register delay  | FDI register lacks definition 
QUESTIONABLE safety procedures and leaking ponds are just some of the findings in a CSG report the EPA has tried to keep secret.
24 Nov 14  1 QUESTIONABLE safety procedures and leaking ponds are just some of the findings in a CSG report the EPA has tried to keep secret. | Graziers vulnerable to CSG risks  | Metgasco cancellation 'legally... 
CPC says its owner, London-based private equity fund Terra Firma, is committed to the company and the beef industry for the time being.
24 Nov 14 CPC says its owner, London-based private equity fund Terra Firma, is committed to the company and the beef industry for the time being. | Terra Firma to sell Aus beef stake 
BIOTECH company ART and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Dairy are setting up a lab near Shanghai to accelerate herd growth using IVF technology.
24 Nov 14 BIOTECH company ART and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Dairy are setting up a lab near Shanghai to accelerate herd growth using IVF technology. | FTA a dairy game changer  | Lion juices up strategy 
THE three FTAs we have secured in Asia are with countries to which we already export - but India is all fresh potential, says MP DAN TEHAN.
24 Nov 14 THE three FTAs we have secured in Asia are with countries to which we already export - but India is all fresh potential, says MP DAN TEHAN. | Robb chuffed with ChAFTA  | Aus-China FTA ag outcomes at a... 
AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates investment.
24 Nov 14  2 AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates investment. | Big demand for rural property  | Hockey's national farmland register 
YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia.
24 Nov 14  10 YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia. | Coulton pushes for more drought...  | Big four's $107b farming debt 
THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural consultant Rob Hunt.
24 Nov 14 THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural consultant Rob Hunt. | Barossa launches mark to trust 
A BUSINESS does not have to be the biggest to be viable, according to Coopers Brewery chairman Glenn Cooper.
24 Nov 14 A BUSINESS does not have to be the biggest to be viable, according to Coopers Brewery chairman Glenn Cooper. | Beer cheer at Wilkadene brewery 
BARLEY producers who snared malt-quality grain will be handsomely rewarded, with malt barley prices well in excess of $300 a tonne.
24 Nov 14 BARLEY producers who snared malt-quality grain will be handsomely rewarded, with malt barley prices well in excess of $300 a tonne. | Barley breeders brew a beauty  | Small FTA gains for sorghum, barley 
ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared says Don McGauchie.
24 Nov 14  3 ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared says Don McGauchie. | F20 Summit: as it happened  | Focus on farming's potential 
BRANDED Australian lamb could easily become the new lobster for Asian consumers, says RASV agriculture development manager, Ben White.
24 Nov 14  7 BRANDED Australian lamb could easily become the new lobster for Asian consumers, says RASV agriculture development manager, Ben White. | Lamb export record broken  | New weapons in drenching arsenal 
THE Canberra rural debt roundtable meeting agreed to begin sharing data to better understand the detail, and Barnaby Joyce says it's imminent.
24 Nov 14 THE Canberra rural debt roundtable meeting agreed to begin sharing data to better understand the detail, and Barnaby Joyce says it's imminent. | Plain talk on rural debt  | Big four's $107b farming debt 
WELL it happened. All of the hype surrounding an imminent free trade agreement with the population Titan of the world - China - is finally at a stage where people can rejoice properly.
23 Nov 14 WELL it happened. All of the hype surrounding an imminent free trade agreement with the population Titan of the world - China - is finally at a stage where people can rejoice properly. | Naracoorte: hot, hot, hot!  | Blue ribbon sale hope 
AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES.
23 Nov 14  1 AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES. | Carrot growers turn to export hope  | Banana growers' safe work win 
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Who one the best Johnny cake-lol
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There you go again nico, D-wording. Did you even bother to follow the links which are
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Well SAID "Very Wool" The above comments are typical of a Section of the Merino industry that
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.
09 Oct 14 CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.