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Futures markets could provide a way for the Australian dairy industry to mitigate the price volatility that severely impacts on farmers, according to KPMG chief economist Brendan Rynne.

Finding a solution to price volatility  

Futures markets could provide a way for the Australian dairy industry to mitigate the price volatility that severely impacts on farmers,
A visiting entomologist has said the overuse of insecticides is bad for Australia's cropping industry. 23 Jul 16 A visiting entomologist has said the overuse of insecticides is bad for Australia's cropping industry.
Hardi releases game-changing 9000 litre self propelled sprayer 24 Jul 16 Hardi releases game-changing 9000 litre self propelled sprayer
Farmers need to take the emotion out of potential land purchases and look at the hard data of whether the buy will boost their profitability according to a farm consultancy. 24 Jul 16 Farmers need to take the emotion out of potential land purchases and look at the hard data of whether the buy will...
Little grey Fergie transformed farming and is celebrating its 70th birthday. 2:00 AM Little grey Fergie transformed farming and is celebrating its 70th birthday.
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So Mr Hightower is confident that prices won't get any lower but we all know that talk is cheap!
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NO! we deserve the right to know that our foods are GM or not. The science is mostly one sided,

TWO new life members were inducted into the WA Country Football League (WACFL) hall of fame at the launch of the 2016 Landmark Country Football Championships last week.14 Jul 16 TWO new life members were inducted into the WA Country Football League (WACFL) hall of fame at the launch of the...
MILK over-supply due to a good season, loss of a private-label supermarket contract and European dairy dumping are blamed for five more WA dairy farmers being told their milk is not wanted.13 Jul 16 MILK over-supply due to a good season, loss of a private-label supermarket contract and European dairy dumping are...
For the first time in the history of the Australian Fleece Competition, a commercial fleece has succeeded stud competitors for the grand champion title. For the first time in the history of the Australian Fleece Competition, a commercial fleece has succeeded stud...

LAST year 27 per cent of rams sold under the hammer in WA had Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBVs).12 Jul 16 LAST year 27 per cent of rams sold under the hammer in WA had Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBVs).
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation's marketing subsidiary The Woolmark Company has set an ambitious target to absorb three per cent of Vietnam's $27 billion textile export market within four years.
17 Jul 16 AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation's marketing subsidiary The Woolmark Company has set an ambitious target to absorb three...
RESEARCH by Murdoch University could hold the key to stopping the effect Russian wheat aphid (RWA) has on cereal crops.22 Jul 16 RESEARCH by Murdoch University could hold the key to stopping the effect Russian wheat aphid (RWA) has on cereal crops.
AUSTRALIA'S oilseed industry leaders have welcomed the European Union's decision to extend approval for the use of the herbicide glyphosate for 18 months.
18 Jul 16  2 AUSTRALIA'S oilseed industry leaders have welcomed the European Union's decision to extend approval for the use of...

Farmers need to create strategies to manage increasing financial risk in their business according to a farm consultant.5:46 AM Farmers need to create strategies to manage increasing financial risk in their business according to a farm consultant.
All the news from the grains industry both locally and internationally.2:00 AM All the news from the grains industry both locally and internationally.

PRIMARIES of WA in association with the Kimberley Pilbara Cattleman's Association (KPCA) will hold an inaugural online cattle sale tomorrow (June 7).06 Jun 16 PRIMARIES of WA in association with the Kimberley Pilbara Cattleman's Association (KPCA) will hold an inaugural...
YORK farmer Tony Seabrook has two big reasons for smiling.
05 Jun 16 YORK farmer Tony Seabrook has two big reasons for smiling.

HORTICULTURE

With the Horticulture Code of Conduct scheduled to 'sunset' on April 1, 2017, time is ticking for the government to make changes to the code.22 Jul 16 With the Horticulture Code of Conduct scheduled to "sunset" on April 1, 2017, time is ticking for the government to...
Consumer taste research has shown Indonesians are keen on the new Australian-bred Deliza and Lanya pears, opening the door to a growing export destination.20 Jul 16 Consumer taste research has shown Indonesians are keen on the new Australian-bred Deliza and Lanya pears, opening...
FARM management company Gunn Agri Partners has purchased three cattle stations in southern Queensland for $11 million.14 Dec 15 FARM management company Gunn Agri Partners has purchased three cattle stations in southern Queensland for $11 million.
BILLIONAIRE retail king Brett Blundy has purchased the Walhallow cattle station aggregation in the Northern Territory for $100 million.08 Dec 15 BILLIONAIRE retail king Brett Blundy has purchased the Walhallow cattle station aggregation in the Northern...
THE finalists for Australia’s biggest and most prestigious country music competition, the Toyota Star Maker, have been announced. 
13 Dec 15 THE finalists for Australia’s biggest and most prestigious country music competition, the Toyota Star Maker, have...
MARCIA Patmos has launched her winning women’s wear collection at “Ahgunyah”, Crookwell, last week.07 Nov 15 MARCIA Patmos has launched her winning women’s wear collection at “Ahgunyah”, Crookwell, last week.