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CSIRO vows to keep delivering for northern cattlemen
23 May 08 The head of CSIRO's Livestock Industries department has vowed his team will continue to deliver for the cattle industry in Northern Australia, despite this week's shock news that the JM Rendel Laboratories in Rockhampton will be closed due to budget cuts.
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.
Cotton finds a new home in the far north
22 May 08 The first commercial area of cotton in the Burdekin in North Queensland is approaching picking but it has already been heralded as a success considering the abnormally wet season.
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22 May 08 Water Dynamics North Queensland Field Days video advertisement.
Cathrina: Fresh face of farm machinery
20 May 08 THE message from Melbourne, in the aftermath of a flying visit by Claas Group’s globe-trotting top executive, Cathrina Claas, 32, is that the tractor side of the company’s’ global ‘footprint’ is now core business.
Mounting anger over fertiliser prices
20 May 08 THERE’S growing anger across country Queensland over spiralling fertiliser prices with producers being urged to send submissions to the Senate committee currently examining the top-of-mind issue.
First Class Limo takes National Beef title
19 May 08 A super Limousin cow was crowned supreme exhibit at National Beef at Bendigo, Victoria, on Sunday.
Rain delivers $30 boost to Myrtleford cattle prices
19 May 08 A light overnight sprinkle of five millimetres of rain added a bonus and an unexpected lift of $30 a head to store cattle prices at Myrtleford on Friday.
Steer calves to $660 at Braidwood's 50th blue ribbon sale
19 May 08 Steer calves sold to a high of $660 a head at the 50th annual blue ribbon vealer sale in Braidwood, NSW, on Friday.
Strong demand for breeders at Wangaratta cattle sale
19 May 08 Widespread rain in the northeast of Victoria before the Wangaratta monthly store cattle sale last Friday saw competition steady for steers and unjoined heifers but strong for breeding cows with young calves at foot.
Weaners to $659 at Gunnedah, NSW
19 May 08 European-Union accredited cattle were the star of the show at last Friday's impressive Powerhouse weaner sale held in Gunnedah, NSW.
CWA of NSW Conference
16 May 08 The Country Womens Association annual conference is serious business. Women from communities across the State gathered at Tweed Heads to discuss issues important to their region. Resolutions were debated and passed aimed at helping improve the lives of rural Australians. But there was also plenty of time to catch up with friends, show off cooking and handicraft skills, and enjoy a week away from home, as these pictures show...
E-tags in the shed
14 May 08 New electronic eartags are being put under a fierce test in a century-old woolshed in western Victoria where some 4000 stud sheep at Nareeb Narreb, Glenthompson, have been tagged with the new National Livestock Identification Scheme electronic tags.
Mahindra Pik-up Ute Contest
13 May 08 Stock and Land newspaper and Rural Press Magazines, in conjunction with TMI Pacific are offering readers the chance to WIN the impressive, all-new 2007 model CRDe Turbo, 79kW, Mahindra Single Can 4WD ute.
Market ‘gaps’ attract Yanmar
13 May 08 WHILE moves have been underway to offer farmers the latest range of Yanmar tractors for two years, company executives were further buoyed by the recent upturn in Australian sales.
Rates firm at Singleton, NSW, Angus sale
12 May 08 The commercial cattle market remained in line with other NSW centres at the Singleton Coal Country Angus and Angus-infused sale on Saturday.
Yanmar in Ballarat gold strike
11 May 08 Yanmar is back and geared for the long haul. The increasingly bullish PFG Australia organisation has just announced it has added the famous Japanese marque to its burgeoning range of brands.
Ewes to $86 in cautious Jerilderie market
10 May 08 Bidding was cautious but "eventually got there" topping at $86/head for the main breeders' lines of '07-drop ewes during the John Wells Memorial October store sheep sale at Jerilderie, NSW, Friday.
New $85,000 cutting horse record
10 May 08 A new record price of $85,000 was set at the National Cutting Horse Association 2008 Select Cutting Horse Sale in Tamworth on Friday.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
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PGA launches live ex campaign
Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
24 Sep 18
THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
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.
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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