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Growing cotton in cane toad country
08 Jun 08 Well-known cotton grower and contract picker, Andrew Keeley, has jumped in boots and all to cotton farming up in cane toad country.
Farmfest finishes on a high note
06 Jun 08 Recent rain sparked optimism at one of Queensland's largest agricultural equipment field days, Elders Farmfest, which opened its gates near Kingsthorpe on the Darling Downs this week.
Green tea and ham to bolster Aussie pork sales
06 Jun 08 Green tea in ham may sound too much like Dr Seuss to be true, but the combination is set to change the processed ham market and boost the local industry by shifting large volumes of Australian-produced pork. Listen to Hans marketers Terry McMahon and Steve Bowden.
Labor, Libs unite to dump wheat export single desk
05 Jun 08 Labor and Liberal MPs sat on the same side of Federal Parliament this week, united in support of changes to wheat's export single desk, leaving eight Nationals and two Independents to oppose the Bill.
Wet weather fails to dampen Casino Beef Week
05 Jun 08 Unusually wet conditions on the NSW North Coast couldn't deter beef fans last Saturday during the big day of cattle judging activity during Casino Beef Week. Spectators braved the early showers to sit pinned to their hay bale seat, hanging on every word from beef week steer and stud cattle judge, Neil Goetsch, a stock and station agent from Kalbar, in southern Queensland.
Beef Spectacular Highlights
05 Jun 08 A slideshow looking back at a truly spectacular event.
Sydney Royal Cattle Highlights
04 Jun 08 The Land's journalists and photographers were there to record the moments of hard-earned achievement of the 2008 Sydney Royal cattle judging. These events were covered thoroughly in The Land. Here are some of the cattle judging highlights.
Crutching, Kiwi style
04 Jun 08 The Kiwis are a novel bunch and the latest crutching trailer from over the ditch has many in the Australian sheep industry talking.
More vegies from China to hit Aussie markets
04 Jun 08 More market vegetables from China could be on their way to Australia but the Asian nation's 700 million farmers do not threaten the Aussie agricultural sector, the NSW Primary Industries Minister says.
$32,000 top at Dubbo National Poll Herefords
03 Jun 08 Premium quality stud and commercial bulls sold to a top of $32,000 and average of $8247 at the 47th annual Dubbo National Poll Hereford Show and Sale.
Elders/FarmFest tempts Tasman visitors
03 Jun 08 When 50 New Zealand hay and silage contractors and their partners fronted the Elders/Farmfest site office, it signalled the event’s widening drawcard.
Sydney Royal Show Ring
03 Jun 08 The Land's journalists and photographers were there to record the moments of hard-earned achievement of the 2008 Sydney Royal Show judging. These events were covered thoroughly in The Land. Here are some of the show ring highlights.
Faces at Sydney Royal
03 Jun 08 For many country people, the Sydney Royal is a chance to catch up with old friends, see the results of some of the best producer practices, and celebrate achievements in agriculture. Here is a selection of photographs from the The Land staff which capture the flavour of this iconic event.
Long awaited kick in prime cattle prices arrives in Vic
02 Jun 08 The long-awaited kick in prime market rates over the past fortnight encouraged a solid to stronger demand for store cattle at Warrnambool, Vic, on Friday where a larger than expected yarding of 2800 was penned.
Fergie at 50 in feisty fight-back
01 Jun 08 There was a feisty spirit in the air when Massey Ferguson employees, customers and enthusiasts from Australia and New Zealand paid homage to one of the world’s most widely-sold tractor brands.
Livestock industry called on to fund more research
28 May 08 In the wake of the shock announcement that CSIRO will close its Rockhampton laboratories, chairman of the North Australia Beef Research Council, John Cox, says its a sign that industry will be increasingly called upon to fund its own research needs.
Pakenham vealers 5-10c/kg dearer
27 May 08 Approaching winter the market for slaughter cattle has taken a welcome but long-awaited lift at southern saleyards this week.
Sale-O: The sale trail hits Jamestown, SA
27 May 08 From mustering near Lake Torrens on Monday, through to delivery at Jamestown on Wednesday, it had been a busy week for the South Gap wether lambs.
$51,000 top for inaugural campdraft horse sale
25 May 08 Registered ridden horses topped at $51,000 and averaged $10,456 in what was an outstanding result at the inaugural Landmark Classic Campdraft Horse Sale on Saturday in Tamworth, NSW.
Destination unknown: Following the sale trail
25 May 08 It is a journey that happens hundreds of times a year in the livestock industry, but the passage of stock out of pastoral breeding areas to the north and into the 'inside' trading country to the south is nothing short of remarkable.
Mining boom causing concern for manufacturers
23 May 08 THE economic boom is destroying part of WA’s manufacturing base, agriculture machinery makers say. As a result of the lopsided expansion caused by mining, the state’s builders of farm equipment are facing an uncertain future with mounting costs from blowouts in steel prices, a tightening of supply of machinery components and a declining skilled workforce. In combination, the pressures have severely impacted on the makers’ productive capacities to a point where manufacturers will not be able to meet domestic demand in the immediate future.
Jamestown wether lambs to $91
23 May 08 A small attendance of mainly agents and trade buyers provided the competition for 16,500 sheep and lambs at Jamestown's May market.
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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
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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
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.
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
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
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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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