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John Deere autotrac makes steering easy
01 Jun 07 Simple economics have prompted WA farmer Glenn Thomas to buy two John Deere AutoTrac Universal Steering kits this year as he upgraded his guidance operations.
GrainCorp posts $5.5m half-year profit
01 Jun 07 GrainCorp Limited has announced a half year after tax profit of $5.5 million, and declared an interim fully franked dividend of 10 cents per ordinary share.
NSW lamb prices on the rise
30 May 07 The Land's markets editor, Karen Bailey, talks to MLA lamb market specialist, Michelle Lepparde
Foliar fertilisers deliver better pasture, more stock
30 May 07 The use of foliar fertiliser has been key to bolstering stocking rates at a Central Queensland property, by plant and soil health as part of an intensive grazing system.
Nats target Rudd in anti-amalgamation ad campaign
30 May 07 The Queensland Nationals have launched a stinging series of radio advertisements targetting Kevin Rudd's record as a bureaucrat in the State Government and linking him to Labor's plan to force council amalgamations.
Erin's at home on Australian header
29 May 07 Canadian backpacker, Erin Krindt, is now driving a header in central Queensland
Bio-fuels driving global machinery sales
28 May 07 A much-needed "growth spurt" for global farm machinery sales, largely based on the intense interest in bio-fuels, is beginning to be recognised by corporate America which sees farming as a re-vitalised arm of the country’s mega-sized economy.
NSW shoots down Bells Line study
28 May 07 The NSW Government has scoffed at the Federal Government's call for dollar-for-dollar funding for a study into a Bells Line of Road expressway to link Sydney to western NSW.
Small flock means good prices
24 May 07 There could be less than 80 million sheep left in Australia, and analysts are predicting the supply squeeze will keep lamb prices high for at least the next few years.
Wraps off new MF headers
23 May 07 Multinational farm machinery maker Agco has taken the wraps off two new Class Eight Massey Ferguson 9895 models for the 2006/07 Australian harvest.
DESK DECISION: Success in the hands of growers
23 May 07 The Federal Government has left it up to wheat growers to establish their own single desk marketing body by March next year or else it will implement alternative export marketing arrangements which will almost certainly be deregulation.
Smut explosion at Childers
23 May 07 Sugarcane smut is spreading at a rate of knots in the Childers district.
DESK DECISION: AWB says growers shouldn't pay more levies
23 May 07 AWB Limited chairman, Brendan Stewart, believes the creation of a new desk entity shouldn't require additional levies on growers to finance its establishement.
DESK DECISION: Demerger a front for AWB, says Tuckey
22 May 07 West Australian Liberal MP, Wilson Tuckey, said the four farm lobby groups supporting the demerger proposal had done a deal with AWB to create a new
Louis Dreyfus bids for Queensland Cotton
22 May 07 The takeover fight for Queensland Cotton Holdings has gone up a notch, with international commodity trader, Louis Dreyfus, announcing this morning a rival takeover offer for the company at $5.31 per share.
Backlash grows against forced amalgamations
21 May 07 AgForce is calling on the State Government to halt its forced shire amalgamation process and give the community a meaningful say, in the wake of a comprehensive AgForce member survey and more grassroots protests.
Anxious wait for desk decision
21 May 07 The Government is expected to finally make an announcement tomorrow on the future of bulk export wheat marketing arrangements, with a demerger of AWB and AWB International tipped the likely outcome.
Rigs at the ready for sowing as WA waits for rain
18 May 07 With seeding rigs at the ready in WA, cropping programs are still pointing to a big year as most farmers look for options rather than dropping paddocks out of production.
Vintage tractors prove crowd favourites in Bundy
18 May 07 The love of vintage farm machinery and a chance to show it off at field days and farm shows inspires enthusiasts like John Ford.
WoolProducers gives OK to test marketing plan
17 May 07 Peak wool industry body WoolProducers has not only welcomed the results of the Test Marketing Program in hundreds of United States department stores, but has also seen past the simple numbers.
Cattle judging a profitable day off for Hunter schools
17 May 07 It wasn't just the prospect of a day off school that drew kids from miles around to the Singleton Beef and Land Management Associant junior cattle judging competition last Friday.
Nat Foods under fire in WA for importing milk from SA
17 May 07 National Foods is under fire from WA dairy farmers for continuing to import milk from South Australia, despite improved seasonal conditions in WA and rising local milk volumes.
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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
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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
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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