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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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Crop researchers ready for return of good seasons
16 May 07 As the prospects of a winter crop in southern Queensland diminish, researchers are having increasing empathy with drought-stricken farmers, according to Queensland DPI&F's general manager, plant science, David Hamilton.
Quarantine: Community power needed
16 May 07 The apple industry, which has spent more than $1m of its own money defending itself against the Government's decision to allow imports from New Zealand, refuses to accept that Minister for Agriculture, Peter McGauran, does not have the power to intervene.
Build it yourself tractors save farmers thousands
14 May 07 The 'Flat Pac' tractor concept – one that allows hobby farmers to assemble units in their own sheds – has debuted in Australia.
Farming forgetten in WA budget
14 May 07 Agriculture was almost considered a dirty word when WA Treasurer Eric Ripper handed less than 2pc to the sector in this year's State Budget.
Katter faces Cloncurry Mayor in battle for Kennedy
11 May 07 The treatment of local councils by the Queensland Government has inspired Cloncurry Mayor Ed Morrison to stand for Federal Parliament at this year's election - but he's taking on Bob Katter.
Grain production must match population growth
11 May 07 One of the great challenges facing today's scientists is how to reconcile population growth with increasing demands for grain at a time of global water scarcity.
Cloncurry Mayor fights amalgamation fire with fire
10 May 07 Having turned around the Cloncurry Shire finances to place it in a strong position, Mayor Ed Morrison has been angered to see his community's hard work put at jeopardy by the State Government's plans to amalgamate local councils.
Water efficiency focus at Tocal field days
10 May 07 Water was the focus for the 400 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors who turned out for the 2007 Tocal field day in NSW's Hunter Valley last weekend.
BUDGET '07: Education, tax cuts the main focus
09 May 07 Education and training and another whopping round of tax cuts will be the key spending areas for the Federal Government as outlined in this year's eagerly awaited pre-election budget, handed down on Tuesday night.
Win Kelpie royalty: Wandie the working dog
09 May 07 Rural Press, in conjunction with the famous Casterton Kelpie Festival, is offering readers the chance to win a part of Kelpie royalty.
R&D key to combating climate change
09 May 07 A record spell of unseasonally high May temperatures acted as the backdrop for an open day at Queensland’s Hermitage Research Station near Warwick where crop scientists were keen to underscore how they are combating the effects of climate change.
Case IH unveils its all-in-one cotton picker
08 May 07 Cotton industry mechanisation has a new dyanamic in the shape of a cotton picker able to build modules as it works its way down crop rows.
Vic farmers hold out on water deal, despite reports
08 May 07 The Victorian Farmers Federation has not given the all clear for its State Government to sign up to the Federal Government's $10 billion water plan, despite media reports to the contrary.
CWA debates future for its Potts Point head office
08 May 07 It was more than just tea and scones when around 800 Country Women's Association members gathered in Jindabyne last week for the organisation's 85th annual conference, with some big issues up for debate.
Wraps off MF's 'all-rounder' 3600 series
07 May 07 Expansion of Massey Ferguson's extensive tractor range shows no signs of slackening with the recent unveiling in Melbourne of its new MF3600 series.
It's all about productivity for New Holland
04 May 07 New Holland has taken a different marketing tack with the introduction of its new CR9070 combine harvester, calling on farmers to "join the revolution".
Perth Royal exhibitors to be taxed
04 May 07 Livestock sales at the Perth Royal Show may not be excluded from new and controversial fees to be imposed on commercial traders within the Town of Claremont.
NLIS put to the test
03 May 07 The National Livestock Identification System has been under the microscope this week, as State and federal governments test their responses to an emergency animal disease outbreak.
Victoria revels in its best break in a decade
03 May 07 Much of the Victorian cropping belt is revelling in its best break for 10 years, with winter crop and pasture growth already on the way.
Blueprint for the Bush hurt by Qld's shire mergers
02 May 07 The delivery of key projects of the Blueprint for the Bush agenda is in jeopardy after local governments this week collectively turned their back on working with the State. But Local Government Minister Andrew Fraser says the Blueprint will continue and the Government will fill the breach left by the LGAQ.
More upside for wool market
02 May 07 With wool volumes slipping and demand remaining strong, many are tipping higher prices for wool in coming weeks, including Landmark state wool manager in New South Wales, Chris McDonnell.
Massey Ferguson pumped over large square balers
01 May 07 Two new Massey Ferguson large square balers have just been released by Agco, boasting greater strength, improved ease of service and increased productivity.
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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
#blueysmegacarshowandcruise2019 10 years on Daniels Ute will be apart of another massive cause.
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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