Speculation stifles debate
IN democratic, multicultural societies, the pluralist criteria deems that co-existence is a priority: everyone has the right to self-determination.
GrainCorp’s big gamble
GRAINCORP has managed to minimise farmer backlash to its planned rationalisation of its receival network by publicly putting a figure on the cost savings that will be passed on to growers.
Moving the MDBP furniture
'IF it ain’t broke, don't fix it’: SA Senator Simon Birmingham should mark these words.
Time for a clean break
HE POLARISED opinion in his tenure at GrainGrowers, but there is no doubt former managing director of the business Mark Allison had a vision to lead his company forward.
Weeding out the red tape
ONE man's weed may be another man's feed, but more importantly, one man's weeds crackdown is another man's bureaucratic nightmare.
Highway to nowhere
THE budget axe swung at the agriculture sector, but apparently not so hard that it badly damaged the tree.
Where is the energy plan?
ENERGY prices are becoming a huge burden on farm businesses, so where's the government's plan for renewable energy?
Ag faces sharp budget knife
RURAL Australia is likely to find itself fighting to retain basic services when the federal budget is delivered on Tuesday.
Metaphors blur beef facts
THE metaphors rolling out about the fate of the Australian beef industry should it engage with the GRSB, reflect more fear than fact.
Put the brakes on quad bike deaths
THE tragic death of young auctioneer Dale Kirchen while riding a quad bike last weekend has again brought into question the safety of these vehicles on our farms.
Barley missing the beer boat
THE grains industry could take a leaf out of the wine industry's book when it comes to promoting barley's place in the beer industry.
Time to fight overseas threats
WHY are parts of the cattle industry considering subjecting our beef producers to the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB)?
Opportunity behind dragon's grin
CHINA'S desire to develop business partnerships, not just takeovers, could help us grow some of our industries.
Succession planning for agri-politics
SUCCESSION planning is crucial not only on the farm, but in our agri-politics sector.
Japan deal not a 'pot of gold'
IS THE government making trade deals for the sake of ticking off a political box at the expense of real benefit?
'Sustainable beef' all about choice
REACTIONS of fear to the Global Roundtable on Sustainable Beef's (GRSB) draft "principles and concepts" document is a poor basis for clear thinking.
Ag cries out for youth power
IT HAS been heartening to see the growing emergence of young people in agriculture - they need opportunities in an industry pivotal to our economy.
Rein in the CSG cowboys
THREE years into the NSW Coalition’s first attempt at government in two decades - and many farmer fears for agricultural land remain.
SA Liberals should blame themselves
CONSERVATIVE voters in rural South Australia have every right to be frustrated.
Beef needs to carve premium niche
THE perennial question for the beef industry has become “how do we improve prices?”.
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