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NQ cyclone threat eases
09 Feb 07 What was once the threat of double cyclone to North Queensland, has petered out into a tropical low and drifted out to sea.
AGT introduces new wheat variety for tough times
09 Feb 07 A wheat variety specifically developed to perform in tough drought years has been released in South Australia.
Irrigators want water rights honoured under $10B plan
08 Feb 07 Irrigators are demanding the Federal Government honour existing property rights agreed to under the National Water Initiative in the new $10 billion plan for water.
AWI vs PETA legal case gets serious
08 Feb 07 In the latest chapter in the legal fight between AWI and PETA, animal rights activists are now seeking Constitutional protection as a defense for their call to boycott Australian wool.
Day of reckoning for Emanuel live exports
07 Feb 07 The trial against live exporter Emanuel Exports and two of its directors commenced in Perth this week with the verdict expected to have far-reaching implications for the WA live export industry.
Carbon trading offers little for farmers
07 Feb 07 The push for the Federal Government to set up a carbon emissions trading scheme is unlikely to help farmers earn an extra dollar.
Groundwater fears grip SA's rural planning
06 Feb 07 Landowners in the south east of South Australia are concerned about the future of the region's groundwater supply, with fears that a proposed pulp mill could jeopardise the resource.
Deutz-Fahr in big biodiesel push
06 Feb 07 The push for renewable fuels technology is clearly evident in Deutz-Fahr’s two new biodiesel-powered Agrofarm tractors just released onto the Australian market.
Drought to lower lamb numbers, but outlook bright: MLA
05 Feb 07 The drought is expected to lower prime lamb producer incomes and frustrate their efforts to expand production in the short term, according to Meat & Livestock Australia's 2007 Cattle and Sheep Industry Projections.
NSW to give Howard its water powers
05 Feb 07 NSW Premier Morris Iemma has today announced he will sign over his state's rights to manage the Murray Darling river system to the Federal Government, ahead of Thursday's meeting of the state premiers with Prime Minister John Howard.
Beef to bounce back from big dry: MLA
05 Feb 07 The drought and competition from US beef in North Asian markets are the two key and unpredictable factors that will shape Australia's cattle and beef industries over the next few years, according to MLA.
Rudd's climate summit to overhaul disaster planning
05 Feb 07 Federal Opposition leader, Kevin Rudd, said he can't be sure what impact climate change is having on the current drought in Australia, but warns climate change is likely to make future droughts even worse.
Livestock sector defies the drought: MLA
02 Feb 07 For the fifth year in a row Meat and Livestock Australia's chief market analyst, Peter Weeks, has factored in drought-breaking rains into his annual projections, but this year he has been surprised by how the sector has defied the dry.
Wet continues to dampen NQ
01 Feb 07 THE wet season which has seemingly returned to North Queensland after years of absence, has continued to dump water across the top of the State this week.
Turnbull baffled by Rann's water rebuff
01 Feb 07 Water Minister Malcolm Turnbull is amazed that SA Premier Mike Rann has rejected the Federal Government's offer to take over control of the Murray Darling Basin, saying the move is not in SA's best interests.
Mac Bank invests in red meat
31 Jan 07 Macquarie Bank is looking to invest in the Australian pastoral production business as part of a major push into rural industry.
Flex cotton flexes its muscle
29 Jan 07 The best is yet to come from the advantages of Roundup Ready Flex, according to Monsanto's visiting expert on the technology, Dr Vint Hicks.
'Big-shift' spreaders debut
29 Jan 07 Having two vertically-positioned beater assemblies is making all the difference to the performance of the latest range-topping manure spreader from US firm, Kuhn Knight.
Qld irrigation community faces a bleak future
26 Jan 07 With useful rains falling throughout large swathes of outback Australia, that's of little consolation for small irrigation communities like the Cunningham District Irrigators Association in southern Queensland.
All the rivers run as tropical wet brings torrential rain
25 Jan 07 Hopes are rising of a return to more normal seasons with an old fashion summer wet drenching north and western Queensland this week.
$10B for 10-point Federal water grand plan
25 Jan 07 Prime Minister John Howard has unveiled a $10-billion, 10-point plan to solve the problems of the Murray Darling Basin, but only if the states sign over their constitutional right to manage rivers.
Bold water plan has NFF wanting more detail
25 Jan 07 The National Farmers' Federation has welcomed the Federal Government's $10B water plan as a strong initiative, but is reserving judgement until it sees the detail.
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Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
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
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Agrium merger makes super-sized fertiliser parent for Landmark
China’s Rifa pays $55m to beef up its NSW estate
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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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