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Gunning Biala Merino ewes to $119
08 Dec 09 A large crowd followed the Gunning Biala circuit sale last Friday with the Waters family’s dispersal, “Winstone”, Gunning, attracting strong bidding and a top price of $119 for two-year-old Merino ewes.
Photos: Moovers and Shakers dairy farmer forum
08 Dec 09 Photos from South Australia's Moovers and Shakers dairy farmesr' forum, which was held at Glenelg, on December 4.
Europe cautious on 2010 machinery prospects
07 Dec 09 THE sheer scale of the European mechanisation industry was revealed at the world’s biggest indoor machinery event – Agritechnia - where exhibitors, keen to shrug the effects of the global financial crisis, showcased an avalanche of breathtaking technology.
South Gippsland young lambs to $135.20
07 Dec 09 Buyers were at the top of their game at the opening of the South Gippsland young lamb season at Thorpdale Friday. Bidding prices to a top of $135.20, an enthusiastic field of trade and export buyers set a sizzling rate of 420-430c/kg for export lambs, while 440-480c/kg and a touch of $5/kg, was shelled out for trade and light trade lambs. The Landmark conducted of 5885 head averaged $113.30.
Photos and results from Portee Station clearing sale
07 Dec 09 Pictures and results from the Portee Station property and clearing sale at Blanchetown, SA, on December 4.
Locals can't stop Wodonga cattle price drop
06 Dec 09 Buying support was again mostly local at Wodonga on Thursday as steer weaner prices eased a further $30 a head, topping at $590. In a penning of close to 3000, steer weaners were mostly priced in a trading range of 155-170c/kg (live) although a large draft of 700 station-bred Angus, account Widgiewa, Morundah, NSW, averaged 180c/kg. Weaner heifer prices were also back and were sold mostly between $390 and $470 a head. These found a trading range of 135-150c/kg, with the Widgiewa Angus heifers (700 in the line) cleared for an average of 154c/kg.
Social photos from South Australia's south-east
04 Dec 09 South East SA social photos from Robe Village Fair, Wrattonbully Race Day and Lucindale Show.
Around SA in seven days
03 Dec 09 A week in pictures including Nhill, Naracoorte and Lucindale sales, the Carilla and Willalooka dispersals, and more.
Senate votes down CPRS
02 Dec 09 THE Senate has this morning voted to reject the Government's Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, despite the amendments offered by Labor and two Liberal Senators crossing the floor. Rural Press Canberra correspondent Lucy Knight dissects what the vote will mean.
Trent Loos' US Update: Farming in the zoo
02 Dec 09 Surrounded by high rise buildings in downtown Chicago is a farm of sorts where an estimated million visitors a year go to learn about how dairy cows, sheep, chickens, pigs, cattle and goats are raised for the purpose of providing food and fibre. As sixth-generation rancher Trent Loos shares with us on this Feedstuffs FoodLink segment, the exhibit also shares the benefits of technology in feeding the world's growing population.
Not King Coal
02 Dec 09 MORE than 300 horses and their riders converged on Scone in the Upper Hunter to protest against Bickham coal mine. They feared for the future of the Pages River but Bickhams proponents said the waterway will not be harmed.
TV ads drive Swift's MSA beef sales
02 Dec 09 A trail-blazing television advertising campaign in major population centres is helping Swift Australia drive consumer awareness about its growing stable of MSA-backed beef brands.
SA buyers back Willalooka dispersal
02 Dec 09 Volume commercial orders put a solid floor in the dispersal sale of South Australia's largest Angus stud, Willalooka Basin, which was held on property on Wednesday and Thursday last week. After more than 30 years in the stud breeding fraternity the McGregor family made the decision to "simplify" its large-scale beef operation and run only a commercial herd.
Abbott's first press conference
01 Dec 09 NEWLY elected Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has used his first press conference to proclaim a desire to both heal the wounds within the Liberal Party and to declare the he would take the fight to the Rudd Government on climate change.
Yass circuit sale averages $63.80
01 Dec 09 A new sale average of $63.80 was set at the Yass circuit sheep sale last week where 25,350 sheep and lambs went under the hammer.
Around SA in seven days
27 Nov 09 A week in pictures including Edenhope wether lamb sale in Victoria, Amherst and Moville blue ribbon weaner sale, Strathalbyn cattle market, and around Port Pirie.
Libs 'rat' on deal; ETS vote delayed until Monday
27 Nov 09 Acting Prime Minister Julia Gillard is refusing to speculate on the possibility of a double dissolution or early election in the wake of the Senate failing to vote on the carbon pollution reduction scheme legislation by this afternoon's agreed deadline. Ms Gillard, who is acting in the role while Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is in Trinidad, said the Government was "deeply disappointed" the Liberal Party had not honoured its agreement to deal with the legislation.
Sky News rural analysis: How ETS changes effect the bush
26 Nov 09 In this week's Sky News video, Rural Press Canberra correspondent Lucy Knight discusses what the amendments to the Government's emissions trading scheme will mean for agricultural industry.
Yea weaner steers to $610
26 Nov 09 Victoria’s high profile weaner sales got away to a doughy start at Yea in the state’s lower north-east Thursday, with steers reaching a high of $610.
Why Kevin Andrews wants the Liberal leadership
25 Nov 09 Former Howard government Kevin Andrews is basing his tilt for the top job on the fact that a majority of the party is unhappy with Malcolm Turnbull’s decision to push through support for an emissions trading deal. "For these reasons I will put my hand up if there is a successful motion to have a spill this afternoon," he said.
Why the amended ETS is good for farmers: NFF
25 Nov 09 BENEFITS will flow to Australian agriculture from the deal reached between the two big parties in Canberra this week, according to National Farmers Federation president David Crombie.
Photos: Drought breaking rain for SA's pastoralists
25 Nov 09 PASTORALISTS' prayers for rain have been answered by the weekend's big drought-breaking rains in South Australia, giving them hope of being able to restock. Some of the region's graziers had waited more than a decade for a break - and more rain is expected this week.
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