No 'tears' over inquiry: Onions Australia

ONIONS Australia is unconcerned about the Senate inquiry into agricultural levies.
ONIONS Australia is unconcerned about the Senate inquiry into agricultural levies.
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BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports. BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports.
FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks. FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks.
THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year. THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year.
THE fate of the nation’s fractured sugar marketing plans are set to hinge on the outcome of a critical meeting in Queensland today. THE fate of the nation’s fractured sugar marketing plans are set to hinge on the outcome of a critical meeting in Queensland today.
ORGANIC dairy Elgaar Farms is back in business, after raising more than $200,000 from an innovative crowdfunding campaign.
2:30 PM ORGANIC dairy Elgaar Farms is back in business, after raising more than $200,000 from an innovative crowdfunding campaign.
BOOKMAKERS have installed former WA National Party leader Brendon Grylls second favourite to become the party’s next federal leader, despite not being in federal parliament currently.
12:30 PM BOOKMAKERS have installed former WA National Party leader Brendon Grylls second favourite to become the party’s next federal leader, despite not being in federal parliament currently. | Windsor's book roasts 'frauds' 
THE future of grain transport by rail in the Mid North, Upper South East and EP has been secured under a $100m Viterra deal.
11:36 AM THE future of grain transport by rail in the Mid North, Upper South East and EP has been secured under a $100m Viterra deal. | Mallee rail future in doubt 
TROPICAL Cyclone Raquel has triggered the earliest cyclone warning on record issued for the Queensland zone for the season.
10:40 AM TROPICAL Cyclone Raquel has triggered the earliest cyclone warning on record issued for the Queensland zone for the season. | Northern rainfall in BoM's sights  | Inland still missing decent rain 
A NATIONAL search is on to find the greatest football players who worked in the Australian wool industry.
10:05 AM  1 A NATIONAL search is on to find the greatest football players who worked in the Australian wool industry. | Wool market momentum dips  | Funds put bite on wild dogs 
Sheep - Wool
THE NFF has played down concerns about its absence from membership of the newly announced Australian Climate Roundtable.
9:00 AM THE NFF has played down concerns about its absence from membership of the newly announced Australian Climate Roundtable. | World running out of water: NASA  | BoM rejects 'hoax' climate claims 
BILLIONAIRE Chinese internet entrepreneur Richard Liu is in talks to buy a strategic stake in takeover target a2 Milk.
8:15 AM  1 BILLIONAIRE Chinese internet entrepreneur Richard Liu is in talks to buy a strategic stake in takeover target a2 Milk. | Freedom on cards for A2  | Periches up Freedom Food stake 
SCOTT Mitchell might have been culled from the final line up of Farmer Wants A Wife, but it won't deter him in his quest for love.
8:00 AM SCOTT Mitchell might have been culled from the final line up of Farmer Wants A Wife, but it won't deter him in his quest for love.
THE Australian operations of Sumitomo have suffered heavy losses of $56m, going deep into the red for a second year.
7:55 AM THE Australian operations of Sumitomo have suffered heavy losses of $56m, going deep into the red for a second year. | Palmquist's plan to grow GrainCorp 
ENERGY use is a major cost for the agricultural sector and, unless addressed, could adversely affect our economic competitiveness.
7:30 AM  1 ENERGY use is a major cost for the agricultural sector and, unless addressed, could adversely affect our economic competitiveness.
FURORE has erupted over a letter sent by 11 farmers, warning the Liberal party against delaying global action on climate change.
4:00 AM  30 FURORE has erupted over a letter sent by 11 farmers, warning the Liberal party against delaying global action on climate change. | Farmers call climate sceptics'...  | El Nino could last into 2016 
ANALYST Augusto Semmelroth has peered into the future, and seen the EYCI sitting at around 600 cents a kilogram for as far as the eye can see.
4:00 AM  1 ANALYST Augusto Semmelroth has peered into the future, and seen the EYCI sitting at around 600 cents a kilogram for as far as the eye can see. | EYCI still on the way up  | Beef price won't hurt exports 
Cattle - Beef
GRAINCORP'S roots are deep in eastern Australia's cropping belt, but new boss Mark Palmquist has been charged with diversifing its exposure.
4:00 AM  2 GRAINCORP'S roots are deep in eastern Australia's cropping belt, but new boss Mark Palmquist has been charged with diversifing its exposure. | GrainCorp lays out El Niño plan  | GrainCorp eyes global position 
WHEN Andrew Down sold his family's dairy farm six years ago, he pledged to never sell to wholesale markets again.
4:00 AM WHEN Andrew Down sold his family's dairy farm six years ago, he pledged to never sell to wholesale markets again. | Flexibility suits SE smallholding  | Angus breeder makes most of US trip 
Cattle - Beef
CBH has invested more than $40 million to buy an Eastern State's oat processor just weeks after it announced a new venture into WA's fertiliser market.
3:00 AM  2 CBH has invested more than $40 million to buy an Eastern State's oat processor just weeks after it announced a new venture into WA's fertiliser market.
JAMBEROO farmer Lynne Strong has become the first woman to win the Howard W Yelland Award.
30 Jun 15 JAMBEROO farmer Lynne Strong has become the first woman to win the Howard W Yelland Award.
AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday.
30 Jun 15 AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday. | Cattle prices claim another record  | EYCI continues record-busting rise 
Cattle - Beef
AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up 9 cents on 567c a kilogram carcase weight.
30 Jun 15 AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up 9 cents on 567c a kilogram carcase weight. | Scientists waging war on flystrike  | Wool market momentum dips 
A SENATE report has recommended databases be created for all agricultural levies to improve transparency for levy payers.
30 Jun 15  2 A SENATE report has recommended databases be created for all agricultural levies to improve transparency for levy payers. | Levy inquiry sees Leyonhjelm's... 
“SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced by a bus tour this week through some of the hardest-hit regions in the state.
30 Jun 15 “SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced...
COLES must refund more than $12 million to suppliers as part of a court-ordered ACCC undertaking, says Jeff Kennett.
30 Jun 15  1 COLES must refund more than $12 million to suppliers as part of a court-ordered ACCC undertaking, says Jeff Kennett.
PLANTATION investment and wood product consumption might be weak, but Australia's forestry sector showed signs of improvement in 2013–14.
30 Jun 15 PLANTATION investment and wood product consumption might be weak, but Australia's forestry sector showed signs of improvement in 2013–14. | Hunt promises wind farm clampdown  | Timbercorp investors slapped... 
CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year average, ABARES says.
30 Jun 15  8 CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year average, ABARES says. | High-cost crunch for Aussie grain  | Widespread rain sprouts grower... 
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Can someone explain to me why those perhaps most exposed to climate risk [farmers] are often
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Matt if that's your best analogy to support the AGW THEORY then you are struggling. I'm sure the
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Wow this article and proposal has the green latte sipping brigade choking on their coffees while
STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres Strait Islands have just completed their Deadly Choices Healthy Lifestyles Program.27 Mar 15 STUDENTS from the Weipa Residential Campus from Pormpuraaw, Kowanyama, Cooktown, Aurukun, Mapoon and the Torres...
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