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A MATTER OF OPINION
Science vs tall tales in the feral battle
A LESSON about the elusive Tasmanian fox for all governments seeking to control invasive pests or animals.
Delve deeper into dairy
ALTHOUGH the timing might be right for the dairy sector to expand, there's a gap between investors and investments.
Top End State of mind
THE federal government is planning the development of northern Australia but it should consider the Top End a new State.
Your call is important to us
THE ABBA refrain, "Ring ring, why don't you give me a call?" has an ironic edge for people living outside major population centres.
Producers to the fore in new model?
MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) is responding to levy payer dissatisfaction by making internal changes.
Farm safety also takes a village
FARMS can be one of the happiest places for kids in the world - but also one of the most dangerous.
Preventing farm theft
FARM theft is far more sophisticated today than the "poddy dodging" of old, knocking off a couple of steers or a sheep or two.
Ag's true value a hard sell
SOMETHING is amiss in society when the people who grow our food don’t feel they can show off how that’s done without persecution.
Addressing insolvency woes
THE grain industry all agrees that the issue of grain trader insolvencies is hurting everyone.
Wasting ag's star potential
IF the government wants to tap into Asia, it needs to invest in policies and incentives which allow the right business structures to develop.
Who has welfare in mind?
IF farmers walk away from their relationship with the RSPCA, there's a risk extremist groups will fill the void.
Dog squad needs full support
THE yet-to-be-formed wild dog implementation committee has a big job ahead.
Beef's big opportunity
AUSTRALIA has a unique opportunity to position its beef in the minds of global consumers, if Richard Branson's views are anything to go by.
Stop hiding from wool's enemies
AS THE Australian wool industry painfully found out last week, PETA does better undercover work than the CIA.
For the love of lamb
A LOVE of lamb sparked at a young age has now become an addiction of sorts.
Stemming the bleeding
THE grains sector faces a delicate balancing act when it comes to grain companies going under, leaving growers as unsecured creditors.
Sustainability means building better brands
DISCUSSIONS over sustainable beef production might help beef's image, but they won't address the industry's internal structural issues.
GIVEN our ever-shrinking sheep flock, perhaps we should be asking when Australia's Merino numbers will hit zero?
Aussie wool needs to command market
AT LAST year's Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) annual general meeting, it was announced the Australian wool clip had increased in value by $800 million in five years.
Evolution of deregulation
IT MAY have been opened up since 2008, but it appears we are finally getting a clearer picture of the deregulated Australian grains industry.
PHOTOS & VIDEOS
See how was at the annual event on April 22.
Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
Not only are most levy payers never consulted, nobody even knows who most of them are.
Various thin-shelled types are running around like headless chooks over free-range eggs
The case for spending restraint and a rapid return to surplus is as strong as ever
I'm one of the people who want marijuana to be legalized, some city have been approved it but
Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
#blueysmegacarshowandcruise2019 10 years on Daniels Ute will be apart of another massive cause.
Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
Australia's live animal trade is nothing but a blood stained industry that suits those who
PGA launches live ex campaign
Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
24 Sep 18
THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
AFGRI has new stock of S700 headers
16 Sep 18
AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
Profit down, but rebounding Nufarm is seeking acquisitions
Bayer’s $88b Monsanto merger bites Aussie cotton R&D
Agrium merger makes super-sized fertiliser parent for Landmark
China’s Rifa pays $55m to beef up its NSW estate
GrainCorp syndicate withdraws from CBH bid
Chinese buy into live shipper Wellard
NZ crop tech firm eyes ASX listing
China’s ag investment rush leaves us for Brazil
Tweets from @FarmOnline/fairfax-rural-reporters
China has followed through with flagged plans to resume importing United States beef, lifting a ban that has existed since mad cow disease was found in the States in 2003.
Indonesia has relaxed its trade restrictions on secondary beef cuts, re-opening a market that was worth $42 million to Australian exporters two years ago.
The recent rainfall will lead to a change in the micron profile of the Australian wool clip next spring, while boosting production volume and lamb marking rates.
While the favourable season is spurring lamb prices and providing more marketing options for producers, livestock agents are concerned rates are reaching unsustainable levels.
There will be more cases of sclerotinia in canola in areas that do not traditionally have problems with the disease due to the wet spring.
Chickpea prices have jumped $30 to $50 a tonne above global market values as farmers caught with soggy crops look for alternative grain supplies to fulfill their forward contract commitments.
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