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RESISTANCE from a stubborn Canada and protectionist Malaysia is emerging as the biggest hurdle ahead of a crucial Trans-Pacific Partnership meeting starting in Hawaii today.

Malaysia and Canada resist TPP deal  

RESISTANCE from a stubborn Canada and protectionist Malaysia is emerging as the biggest hurdle ahead of a crucial Trans-Pacific
AUSTRALIAN value-adding businesses have a new leg-up into domestic and export markets with an 'online dating' system for agribusiness. 27 Jul 15 AUSTRALIAN value-adding businesses have a new leg-up into domestic and export markets with an 'online dating' system...
THE water trading fund managed by listed private equity company Blue Sky Alternative Investments has achieved a return of more than 32 per cent in fiscal 2015 as farmers flock to cheaper land and invest in high-return crops in the areas where the fund has purchased water. 27 Jul 15 THE water trading fund managed by listed private equity company Blue Sky Alternative Investments has achieved a...
SPEND a day at a wine grape growers' summit and, among many other things, you're left with no doubt about the reality of climate change. 27 Jul 15 SPEND a day at a wine grape growers' summit and, among many other things, you're left with no doubt about the...
FARM opportunities look to be 'outstanding' from the Trans Pacific Partnership, which enters its final round of talks today. 28 Jul 15 6 FARM opportunities look to be "outstanding" from the Trans Pacific Partnership, which enters its final round of...
AGIC 2015
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too much negativity and fact free zone. Standing commitees examine all treaties and they had a
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Well said Senator Sullivan and it is no surprise the nay sayers and negative minded were out
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Where is the Australian economic analysis on previous ftas and this secret deal to prove they
ARCHER Capital is seeking to capitalise on merger and acquisition interest in the dairy sector, hiring Luminis Partners to sell Brownes Dairy. ARCHER Capital is seeking to capitalise on merger and acquisition interest in the dairy sector, hiring Luminis...
In a coup for the dairy industry, senior farmhands have been recognised as skilled workers and are now, for the first time, eligible for 457 visas. In a coup for the dairy industry, senior farmhands have been recognised as skilled workers and are now, for the...

SHY 'gorillas' were back in hiding, deep in wool buyers' dark pockets, at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) final sales of the 2014-15 financial year last week.02 Jul 15 SHY "gorillas" were back in hiding, deep in wool buyers' dark pockets, at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) final sales...
WHEATBELT communities in particular are celebrating news of 130 new or upgraded mobile phone base stations to eliminate some of the State's communications black spots.30 Jun 15 WHEATBELT communities in particular are celebrating news of 130 new or upgraded mobile phone base stations to...
SHEEP CRC says genetic gain is key for the future of livestock industries and its new online tool aims to simplify producers' genetic selection. SHEEP CRC says genetic gain is key for the future of livestock industries and its new online tool aims to simplify...

WOMEN’S fashion wear, particularly Chinese women’s coats, would continue to drive demand for Australian Merino wool in the short term, a forum for wool classers and woolgrowers at Northam heard last Saturday.17 Jul 15 WOMEN’S fashion wear, particularly Chinese women’s coats, would continue to drive demand for Australian Merino wool...
THE pinnacle of any farming enterprise is efficiency across all facets of the business, it is how each individual is able to achieve their goals that sets them apart.18 Jul 15  1 THE pinnacle of any farming enterprise is efficiency across all facets of the business, it is how each individual is...
AS grain breeding company InterGrain closely watches the first season results for its new Noodle wheat varieties, breeders are preparing to make improvements for the future.24 Jul 15 AS grain breeding company InterGrain closely watches the first season results for its new Noodle wheat varieties,...
RAIN is needed for much of the Wheatbelt before the end of July to keep crops on track, particularly as the latest Department of Food and Agriculture (DAFWA) forecasts indicate rain to abruptly stop around October.18 Jul 15 RAIN is needed for much of the Wheatbelt before the end of July to keep crops on track, particularly as the latest...

AUSTRALIAN grain stocks are extremely tight, particularly on the east coast, which means local prices could remain volatile until harvest.28 Jul 15  1 AUSTRALIAN grain stocks are extremely tight, particularly on the east coast, which means local prices could remain...
MORE than 200 delegates attended the inaugural GRDC Growers' Day ahead of the Australian Grains Industry Conference.27 Jul 15 MORE than 200 delegates attended the inaugural GRDC Growers' Day ahead of the Australian Grains Industry Conference.
CASE IH has launched its new data system AFS Connect which allows for clear and efficient access to farm equipment information for users. CASE IH has launched its new data system AFS Connect which allows for clear and efficient access to farm equipment...

WANNAMAL farmer and earth-moving contractor Monty Driessen loves his Caterpillar D10 dozer.28 Jun 15 WANNAMAL farmer and earth-moving contractor Monty Driessen loves his Caterpillar D10 dozer.
IT almost goes without saying these days that broadacre crop establishment has improved in leaps and bounds on the back of more than 20 years of improved machinery technology.14 Jun 15 IT almost goes without saying these days that broadacre crop establishment has improved in leaps and bounds on the...

HORTICULTURE

A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with just 6pc of national production profitable.26 Jul 15 A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with...
THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state government signing an agreement with Horticulture Innovation Australia to build and manage the National Sterile Insect Technology facility at Port Augusta.23 Jul 15 THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state...
RIVAL bidders have emerged for an entire portfolio of agricultural land owned by BG Group's Queensland Gas Company.27 Jul 15  1 RIVAL bidders have emerged for an entire portfolio of agricultural land owned by BG Group's Queensland Gas Company.
DEMAND for Taroom property continues with the 2573-hectare Belle Eau selling at auction for $3.35 million yesterday.17 Jul 15 DEMAND for Taroom property continues with the 2573-hectare Belle Eau selling at auction for $3.35 million yesterday.
The 2015 Ekka media launch left attendees with plenty to talk about.15 Jul 15 The 2015 Ekka media launch left attendees with plenty to talk about.
Close to 200 people visited Grassdale Feedlot to find out the Paddock to Palate phase one results.25 Jun 15 Close to 200 people visited Grassdale Feedlot to find out the Paddock to Palate phase one results.