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Opposition Leader Kim Beazley in NSW drought areas.
22 Nov 06 Opposition Leader Kim Beazley has toured drought-stricken areas of Central NSW, feeling first hand the big dry on a hot and blustery day, but promising to fund research to help farmers combat climate change.
Grain harvesters under pressure as crops wither
21 Nov 06 Another side to the disappointment over the size of this year's Australian grain crop is the plight of harvester contractors.
Header operators can save $100/ha by slowing down
20 Nov 06 Even with a down-sized harvest, header operators are being advised to slow down as they race to gather in the remainder of this year's crops, with new research showing more haste means higher costs.
GGA outlines vision for single desk reform
16 Nov 06 The Grain Growers Association has outlined its view for future wheat marketing arrangements for Australia and has said there needs to be a push for change that increases grower returns.
Kubota flexes its muscle power
14 Nov 06 Japanese tractor maker Kubota is quietly positioning itself to become one of the world’s most popular brands with its latest launch which is sure to tempt Australian farmers.
WA experts defend anti-locust campaign
14 Nov 06 Biosecurity experts have defended the WA Government's locust spraying program after public criticism suggested farm lobby groups were unhappy with the campaign.
WA plan to revitalise wool
14 Nov 06 A group of WA woolgrowers has gone directly to the Woolmark Company (TWC) with the latest underwear fashions on their minds, in an attempt to sell more Australian wool.
Small farmers take tips to tackle drought at field days
09 Nov 06 As drought continues to drain farmers' savings and spirits, the value of agricultural field days to landowners increases as they seek solutions to dry season queries.
Asian flower millers slam CBH export plan
09 Nov 06 Asian flour millers have reacted furiously to CBH's bid to export 2mt of wheat to supply its own south-east Asian flour mills, saying that if the bid is successful, it would grant the Western Australian company an unfair advantage.
Cow prices defy dry to reach $1075 with calves in NSW
08 Nov 06 The rebound in the cattle market continues, with sales in NSW defying the drought by posting cows and calves prices of $1075 a unit in Orange.
Compulsory water buy back not an option: McGauran
07 Nov 06 Agriculture Minister Peter McGauran has rejected calls for water licences to be bought back from irrigators, ahead of today's water crisis meeting in Canberra.
'1 in 1000 year' drought prompts emergency plans for town water
07 Nov 06 The Federal and State governments have called for emergency contingency planning to guarantee town water supplies through the drought, leaving open the possibility of irrigation licence buybacks.
Drought support finally unveiled for small business
07 Nov 06 Rural small businesses in exceptional circumstances declared areas are now able to receive the same income support and interest rate subsidies currently available to drought-affected farmers.
Drought bus spreads the word on new financial aid
06 Nov 06 The Federal Government has this morning launched a mobile drought advice service to spread the word to farmers on how to get their hands on financial assistance.
Gas extraction process waters Windibri barley crop
06 Nov 06 Increasingly precious water produced as part of the coal seam methane gas extraction process has been successfully applied to an irrigated barley crop.
Animal Liberation misleads on meat's place in diet
02 Nov 06 Extreme animal rights groups have again been caught out playing fast and loose with the truth, this time misleading the media on Nutrition Australia's dietary advice on meat consumption. MLA is standing by the science behind its claim that man evolved thanks to red meat.
Drought money coming for small businesses
02 Nov 06 Small rural businesses, including harvest and spray contractors, will not have to wait much longer for drought aid, with an announcement imminent from the Federal Government.
Environmental flows put Murray towns at risk
01 Nov 06 A delegation of mayors from Murray River township has lobbied Canberra to scrap environmental flows and use the water to top up dwindling urban supplies.
Tri-nations join forces for US lamb promotion
01 Nov 06 Australia, New Zealand and America have united to promote lamb together in the US.
Tenders called for irrigators to sell water to the Murray
01 Nov 06 The Federal Government has today officially called for tenders from irrigators willing to sell water saved through efficiency gains back to the environment.
Broadacre cropping with biodegradable plastic
30 Oct 06 New cropping techniques that focus on biodegradable plastic technology could open up new cropping opportunities for drought-affected farmers.
More drought funding for NSW: Iemma
30 Oct 06 NSW Premier, Morris Iemma, will announce more drought funding for farmers at this week's regional cabinet meeting in Wentworth, including money for drought support workers, improved mental health services, and emergency household support.
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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
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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
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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