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$27,000 high for Rocky Quarter Horse Sale
10 Mar 09 The two-day Rockhampton Quarter Horse Sale wrapped-up on Tuesday on a $27,000 high after the sale of a ridden mare offered by Mark and Joanne Smith, Weatherford, Emerald.
Running Creek Hereford steers to $720
09 Mar 09 The Hicks family enjoyed a strong market at the annual on-property Running Creek Hereford sale in the Kiewa Valley on Friday, with grown steers weighing 450kg selling to a high of $720 a head.
Champion Silverdale steers to $1340
09 Mar 09 A yarding of 600 cattle came forward at the Hayes and Co. Silverdale Show and Sale on Thursday, where the highlight was a draft of pasture-fed steers, which met fully firm rates.
Weaner steers to $580 at Casino
09 Mar 09 The George and Fuhrmann Casino weaner sale on Friday featured a large yarding of cattle which sold at highly competitive rates, with a top of $580 for weaner steers while grown steers reached $750.
Rain lifts Colac cattle to $700 top
09 Mar 09 It only took an inch of rain and cattle values improved at the Colac store sale on Friday, with the biggest gains seen in the weaner steer and cow and calf sections.
Cyclone Hamish: Qld not out of the woods yet
09 Mar 09 While it is still far too early to become complacent, Queenslanders are breathing a sigh of relief as Severe Tropical Cyclone Hamish now looks like remaining offshore for now.
Myrtleford steers to $715
08 Mar 09 Local and northern buying support opened its heart and wallets for the fire-ravaged district of Myrtleford in northeast Victoria on Friday, boosting prices for steers at the region's annual sale to almost a seasonal peak.
Royal Canberra Show 2009
05 Mar 09 A jam-packed Royal Canberra show last week offered plenty in the way of competition for the agricultural exhibitors.
Debut day for world’s biggest sprayer
05 Mar 09 Many months of gruelling design work has paved the way for what is believed to be the world’s largest farm sprayer.
GM lucerne hits Aus barriers
05 Mar 09 Genetically modified lucerne is available in the US but not here in Australia, why?
Northern buyers chase Wodonga steers to $705
05 Mar 09 There were a dozen or more northern orders at the Victorian weaner sales yesterday, boosting prices at Wodonga by 8c/kg above going rates.
Outlook '09: Doha deal to counter global recession
04 Mar 09 World Trade Organisation chief, Pascal Lamy, says countries now feeling the full force of the global recession would be regretting the fact that there had not yet been a conclusion to the Doha Round of negotiations.
Signature Properties 2009
03 Mar 09 The Land's annual journey through some of the most historic and fascinating addresses in country NSW.
Signature Properties 2009
02 Mar 09 The Land's annual journey through some of the most historic and fascinating addresses in country NSW.
Wyche sheep prices up $10
02 Mar 09 Good quality young ewes sold at firm to dearer rates at Wycheproof store sheep sale, with buyers paying from $5-$10 more to secure suitable breeders.
Ballarat cattle market improves in tough conditions
02 Mar 09 Selling agents were more than happy with the results of the second of Ballarat's annual grown steer and weaner sales, held on Friday, given the difficult conditions being experienced in the cattle industry at the moment.
Finley Santa Gertrudis Sale, March 11
26 Feb 09 A showcase of 28 bulls and 400 commercial females will feature at this year's southern invitation sale of Santa Gertrudis to be offered at Finley, NSW, on March 11. Landmark's Bill O'Brian says the sale, which is being conducted for the ninth occasion, has held its numbers well despite three years of hard drought in the region. He said good numbers of quality bred joined and unjoined heifers have been nominated, along with several lines of well-prepared cows with young calves at foot. Mr O'Brian said the display of bulls will present marginally better than a year ago when an average price of $4275 a head was achieved, including good number that were sold in the $2500- $3500/head price bracket.
Research to make farming part of carbon solution
25 Feb 09 With 16pc of Australia's emissions coming from agriculture, Federal Minister for Agriculture, Tony Burke, says farming needs to be part of the climate change solution even though it won't be part of an emissions trading scheme from the start. He said the $26.8 million livestock research projects announced today will go some way to being part of the solution.
Wong fails to acknowledge farmers' carbon costs
25 Feb 09 Minister for Climate Change, Penny Wong, says the Government has been "up front" that introducing a carbon price "does have impacts", but she has failed to acknowledge the massive costs farmers are expected to incur even before agriculture is included in the scheme.
Newmarket reunion brings back saleyard memories
25 Feb 09 There were often roars of laughter, loud talking, plenty of jokes, some poetry and even the clip clop of a passing horse and carriage to warm hearts and souls of those who returned the annual Newmarket reunion last Saturday. About 120 former workers and friends of Australia's grandest saleyards - closed against the will of the industry in 1987 - gathered under the Peppercorn trees in B sheep race near the offices, to catch up and reminisce the good old days and remember those no unable to attend or no longer with us.
Rain helps Toogoolawah cattle prices
23 Feb 09 Good rain helped strengthen the market for all despcriptions of cattle except grown steers at the 804-head yarding in Toogoolawah, Qld, last week.
Southern buyers fight hard for Ballarat cattle
23 Feb 09 Southern orders from south and central Gippsland, south western Victoria and a number of southern feedlots, warded off an improved level of northern support at the Ballarat feature steer sale on Friday.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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AFGRI has new stock of S700 headers
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AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
Liberals vow to keep college doors open
28 Aug 18
PARENTS campaigning to save Moora Residential College (MRC) have cautiously welcomed WA Liberals’ announcement it will keep the facility open if it wins the next State election.
Profit down, but rebounding Nufarm is seeking acquisitions
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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
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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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