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Ag youth acting locally and globally
AGRICULTURAL youth groups united in Canberra recently for the Youth Agricultural Central (YAC) forum hosted by the Future Farmers Network (FFN).
The future of the stud
I'VE been riding along behind our 2013 drop of stud ewe weaners, thinking about future directions of the stud and of our industry.
Rural women bonding
IT WAS hot, it was windy, it was dusty: but who noticed?
Premier feature for FFN at Casino
FFN has partnered with the 2014 Primex Field Days to create a national first premier feature - the ‘Future of Farming’ - which will be held at Primex’s 30th anniversary exhibition in June.
Fuelling Australia’s Future Farmers
THE Future Farmers Network has partnered with the 2014 Primex Field Days to create a national first Premier Feature - the ‘Future of Farming’.
A vision for beating hunger
SIX young Australians have returned from the Global Youth Ag Summit in Calgary, Canada where they discussed potential agricultural solutions for feeding a hungry planet.
$1000 study grants open
APPLICATIONS are now open for the first $1000 grant in Future Farmers Network’s Partner Study Grants to assist young people studying an agriculture-related degree or course.
Aus ag's bright future
A TEAM from the Future Farmers Network (FFN) will don their Akubras, dust off their boots, and enter the Brisbane EKKA main arena as the underdogs in the annual EKKA Young Farmer Challenge on Friday 9 August.
Dapper Dan works his charm
FUTURE Farmers Network (FFN) director, Dan Korff, is currently representing the hard working bachelors of the Australian bush at the NZ Fieldays 2013 Rural Bachelor of the year competition.
Farmer wants a win
FORGET the Bledisloe Cup: Australian rural bachelors are being challenged by their Kiwi cousins.
Investing in ag's Future
ONE member of the FFN will be fortunate enough to take up a scholarship on the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) – valued at over $55,000.
Young ag leaders head to Canada
CORBIN Schuster and Rachael Rodney were announced winners of the Global Youth Ag Summit essay competition at the Future Farmers Network’s (FFN) Youth Agricultural Central event in Canberra in February.
Youth in ag unite
MORE than 26 rural regional and state-based youth groups will descend on Canberra to participate in the only national gathering of youth networks in Australia.
Travel, training bursaries
FFN members are eligible to apply for an up to $500 bursary to attend any training or conference event including the cost of travel.
Apply now for Global Youth Ag Summit
THERE are only seven days left to apply for the Global Youth Ag Summit – Canada 2013.
FFN to assist in updating woolgrowers on AWI program outcomes
THE Future Farmers Network (FFN) is preparing to host two Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) Wool Clip events in Horsham, Victoria and Naracoorte, South Australia in the coming months.
Landmark supports young farmers in historic partnership
Leading agribusiness company Landmark is embarking on its single biggest corporate partnership through a major investment in the national, not-for-profit organisation, Future Farmers Network (FFN).
Beef industry’s youth embrace opportunities
FACING future challenges and being able to embrace future opportunities is one of the key success factors for any young farmer.
Turning point for NSW
With a State Election fast approaching for NSW, we often begin to raise our eyebrows and open our ears as to what promises our fearless leaders can provide for the development of our state resources.
Focus on communication in 2011
AS WE enter 2011, technical innovation, national collaboration and enhanced value offerings will be the Future Farmers Network’s (FFN) key focus areas.
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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 went to the State barrier fence coastal - end yesterday - and was appalled at the state of
Wild dogs on funding schemes’ radar
The days of DAFWA having the bulk of GRDC funding in WA are long gone, they can't even
Grains research hangs in the balance
In a domestic market situation I can see why this would be supported but in a 90% export market
Wheat wars continue
Agrium expands its tech base
23 Jun 17
LANDMARK’S Canadian farm services and crop products parent Agrium Inc has bought another Australian venture, the...
Farming optimism riding high
21 Jun 17
IT’S not raining where it’s badly needed, but farmers across much of Australia are more optimistic about their...
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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