Lamb to rise, wool to slump: ABARES

LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in average saleyard prices.
LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in average saleyard prices.
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MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise. MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise.
A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture. A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture.
WOOLGROWERS, classers and industry bodies already voicing their concerns to the AWI Wool Selling Systems Review panel. WOOLGROWERS, classers and industry bodies already voicing their concerns to the AWI Wool Selling Systems Review panel.
THE first SustainaWOOL clips hit the auctions last week and New England Wool is calling for more superfine growers to get on board.
THE first SustainaWOOL clips hit the auctions last week and New England Wool is calling for more superfine growers to get on board.
AUSTRALIA'S breakfast cereal market has shrunk by 0.5pc annually for the past five years, and one of the seeds of its decline is chia.
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BRUCE Billson has won support for the grocery industry code of conduct from Aldi but Metcash has only agreed to elements.
8:11 AM BRUCE Billson has won support for the grocery industry code of conduct from Aldi but Metcash has only agreed to elements. | New Grocery Code takes force  | CoOL red tape 'business... 
MOTION activated security cameras complete with email notification are the latest tool being used to combat wild dogs.
3:00 AM  1 MOTION activated security cameras complete with email notification are the latest tool being used to combat wild dogs.
AGRICULTURE is still struggling to find the staff it needs.
3:00 AM  2 AGRICULTURE is still struggling to find the staff it needs. | Orchard gate open for more...  | Backpackers thwart guest worker... 
NATIONALS MP Michael McCormack has attacked the Greens during a fiery question time over mining versus farming.
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A LEADING expert in fungal disease rhizoctonia says tell-tale crop bare patches are no longer the best symptom.
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AS ag welcomes ChAFTA, thoughts turn to how businesses can make sure that they are best placed to take advantage of its opportunities.
3:00 AM AS ag welcomes ChAFTA, thoughts turn to how businesses can make sure that they are best placed to take advantage of its opportunities. | 2014: Food on China's plate 
ITALIAN mower manufacturer Grillo has introduced a professional mower with some impressive specs.
3:00 AM ITALIAN mower manufacturer Grillo has introduced a professional mower with some impressive specs. | Fewer on-farm injury deaths in 2014  | Case IH hits the road for power... 
THE gross value of farm production is forecast to increase by 5.3 per cent to around $54.4 billion next financial year.
02 Mar 15  1 THE gross value of farm production is forecast to increase by 5.3 per cent to around $54.4 billion next financial year. | Fairer trade for Aus farmers  | Who's growing our food? 
OVER 200 producers gathered at Barnawartha today in a push for a Senate inquiry into the power of processors in the red meat industry.
02 Mar 15  3 OVER 200 producers gathered at Barnawartha today in a push for a Senate inquiry into the power of processors in the red meat industry. | Producers call for a 'fair go'  | Producers call for processing... 
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GROWERS and landholders across Australia are invited to contribute to three major ABARES farm surveys now underway.
02 Mar 15 GROWERS and landholders across Australia are invited to contribute to three major ABARES farm surveys now underway. | Farm production value on the rise  | 2014: Opening gates on rural debt 
CONCERNS over the livestock processing market are gaining national traction after a rally in Victoria and closures in central Queensland.
02 Mar 15  5 CONCERNS over the livestock processing market are gaining national traction after a rally in Victoria and closures in central Queensland. | Cyclone keeps export processors...  | Producers call for processing... 
Cattle - Beef
MURRAY Goulburn co-op has bought farm services business AgriCorp Pacific's stores in Smithton and Deloraine, Tasmania.
02 Mar 15 MURRAY Goulburn co-op has bought farm services business AgriCorp Pacific's stores in Smithton and Deloraine, Tasmania. | MG defends performance record  | WCB to buy Lion cheese 
THE closure of two meat processing plants in Rockhampton following cyclone damage paints a grim outlook for local cattle producers.
02 Mar 15  1 THE closure of two meat processing plants in Rockhampton following cyclone damage paints a grim outlook for local cattle producers. | ACCC green lights JBS takeover  | Producers call for processing... 
Cattle - Beef
DAIRY company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) is set to buy out the cheese business of rival and shareholder Lion Dairy.
02 Mar 15 DAIRY company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) is set to buy out the cheese business of rival and shareholder Lion Dairy. | New Hope targets Moxey dairy  | Bega reports a profit bite 
THE federal government's final Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct will be tabled in parliament and takes force from tomorrow.
02 Mar 15 THE federal government's final Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct will be tabled in parliament and takes force from tomorrow. | Coles, Woolies 'too big to care'  | Who's growing our food? 
HINDU nationalists in India have stepped up attacks on the country's beef industry, seizing trucks and blockading meat processing plants.
02 Mar 15 HINDU nationalists in India have stepped up attacks on the country's beef industry, seizing trucks and blockading meat processing plants. | Indian food demand to boom  | India trade ag's next focus 
Cattle - Beef
ANDREW Forrest will take personal control of exploration applications over his Pilbara pastoral station to prevent rivals digging up his childhood home.
02 Mar 15 ANDREW Forrest will take personal control of exploration applications over his Pilbara pastoral station to prevent rivals digging up his childhood home. | Nicoletti to sell WA farms  | Ag could fill mining gap: Twiggy 
Cattle - Beef
WESTERN Australia's biggest grain grower John Nicoletti is downsizing in a radical business transformation.
02 Mar 15  1 WESTERN Australia's biggest grain grower John Nicoletti is downsizing in a radical business transformation. | CBH takeover could solve Tier 3...  | WA drags national crop up 
NATIONALS Senator John Williams and Labor Senator Sam Dastyari have become a bête noire for banks and their regulators.
02 Mar 15 NATIONALS Senator John Williams and Labor Senator Sam Dastyari have become a bête noire for banks and their regulators. | Leasebacks release agribusiness...  | Rate cuts a bonus for farmers 
THE importance of farmers using neo-nicotinoid insecticides according to instructions has been made clearer than ever before.
02 Mar 15  1 THE importance of farmers using neo-nicotinoid insecticides according to instructions has been made clearer than ever before.
THE imported fruit contamination scare is a stark reminder of how much supermarket food no longer originates from Australian farms.
02 Mar 15  13 THE imported fruit contamination scare is a stark reminder of how much supermarket food no longer originates from Australian farms. | Around the traps: weekly news wrap  | Careful about CoOL changes: Colbeck 
AGRICULTURE’S prerogative to replace mining as our future boom export industry will be on the agenda when Andrew Forrest speaks at ABARES.
02 Mar 15  9 AGRICULTURE’S prerogative to replace mining as our future boom export industry will be on the agenda when Andrew Forrest speaks at ABARES.
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Firstly do ABARES know what profits are? I have stopped supplying them with info because of the
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More to the point Ag is still struggling to find the money, to pay the staff it needs.
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ah yes BB , the deadening hand of regulation and control etc etc, does the parable , in your
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