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.
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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.
Another side to the disappointment over the size of this year's Australian grain crop is the plight of harvester contractors.
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21 Nov 06 Another side to the disappointment over the size of this year's Australian grain crop is the plight of harvester contractors.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Biosecurity experts have defended the WA Government's locust spraying program after public criticism suggested farm lobby groups were unhappy with the campaign.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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 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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Increasingly precious water produced as part of the coal seam methane gas extraction process has been successfully applied to an irrigated barley crop.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
Australia, New Zealand and America have united to promote lamb together in the US.
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01 Nov 06 Australia, New Zealand and America have united to promote lamb together in the US.
The Federal Government has today officially called for tenders from irrigators willing to sell water saved through efficiency gains back to the environment.
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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.
New cropping techniques that focus on biodegradable plastic technology could open up new cropping opportunities for drought-affected farmers.
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30 Oct 06 New cropping techniques that focus on biodegradable plastic technology could open up new cropping opportunities for drought-affected farmers.
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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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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