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$300,000 Brahman bull smashes all records at T&L sale
30 Oct 06 The stud cattle industry is buzzing with the news that a new all-breeds Australian record for a bull sale has been recorded at the annual Tartrus and Lancefield Brahman sale today, where prices hit a whopping $300,000.
Live trade opens the way for ag exports to Middle East
27 Oct 06 Despite its instability, the Middle East holds huge potential for Australian agricultural exports, with the live cattle and sheep trade paving the way for others to follow.
New native veg laws "don't go far enough": Labor MP
27 Oct 06 This week's changes to the NSW native vegetation laws don't go far enough to address the problem of woody weeds in Western NSW, according to outspoken Member for Murray Darling, Peter Black.
Academics in "phoney debate" on drought aid viability
25 Oct 06 In unveiling the Federal Government's latest drought package, Agriculture Minister Peter McGauran has launched a stinging attack on academics for conducting a "phoney debate" on farm viability.
Sugarcane destruction leaves a bitter taste
25 Oct 06 The destruction of smut-affected sugarcane at Childers, Queensland, has begun, wiping out the entire crops of some farmers.
ABB opens biggest malting facility in southern hemisphere
25 Oct 06 ABB Grains has opened the biggest malting facility in the southern hemisphere and claims it is ready to move into wheat exports if the wheat single desk is scrapped.
AWB vs CBH blue splits the Coalition
25 Oct 06 CBH's provocative offer of wheat prices $20/t higher than AWB has split the Federal Coalition on how the situation should be managed by the keepers' of the single desk.
$560m more in drought aid: EC for 44 more areas
24 Oct 06 Acting Prime Minister, Mark Vaile, today announced a $560 million boost to drought assistance, extending exceptional circumstances support until 2008 to a further 44 farm regions.
NFF says EC safety net extension will catch more families
24 Oct 06 The National Farmers' Federation has welcomed the Federal Government's extension of Exceptional Circumstances provisions as a "measured and timely response to a disaster on a national scale".
CWA tells Govt to improve maternity services
23 Oct 06 The Queensland branch of the Country Women's Association has held its annual state conference in Townsville where, between scones and handiwork displays, delegates sent a clear message to the Government to improve maternity services.
Glut of combine harvesters hurts machinery dealers
20 Oct 06 The glut of used combine harvesters in Western Australia is biting hard on machinery dealers.
A taste of India at the Australian National Field Days
20 Oct 06 This week's Australian National Field Days in Orange featured more than 60 new products, but it was a special taste of India that grabbed attention.
Lift the 2010 mulesing ban deadline: Olsson
19 Oct 06 AWI board aspirant, Chick Olsson, says the 2010 deadline to end mulesing must be lifted as an alternative treatment will not be avalable by that time, putting the entire industry at risk.
Tuckey lashes Joyce over AWB's treatment of growers
18 Oct 06 Two of the more outspoken members of the Coalition have butted heads over the issue of the single desk, with Liberal MP Wilson Tuckey calling Nationals Senator a "drongo" for supporting AWB's anti-grower practices.
NLIS endorsed by rivals as meeting market demands
18 Oct 06 North American cattle groups have praised Australia's National Livestock Identification System, saying they will follow suit to meet market demands.
US cattlemen brand Australia "hypocritical" on quarantine
18 Oct 06 Australia's position on quarantine and trade has been branded "hypocritical" by visiting North American cattlemen who believe our position on BSE ignores globally accepted science.
Brahmans to $20,000: Nth Qld bull sale nudges $1m
17 Oct 06 The stud stock selling season has hit north Queensland, with both Brahman and Droughtmaster bulls going under the hammer at red-hot sales in recent days.
$350m first-stage drought response cleared by Cabinet
16 Oct 06 The first of what is expected to be a number of policy changes to drought aid has been announced by the Federal Government, with $350m to go to a revamped exceptional circumstances program.
Farmers' drought resilience testament to skill: McGauran
16 Oct 06 Agriculture Minister Peter McGauran says the fact that farmers have endured five years of drought is a testament to their skill and efficiency, and given a change in season they would be highly profitable.
Training the way to trim back farm accident toll
16 Oct 06 With Australian farm safety sitting uncomfortably in the limelight due to stubbornly high accident levels, the need for a better-trained workforce has never been higher.
$750m boost to drought aid for broader community: Nats
14 Oct 06 The Nationals will push for a special $750m package to boost drought assistance, making it easier to obtain exceptional circumstances money and keep it for longer, and for small businesses and rural communities to receive aid as well.
Drought bites as suicide fears rise
13 Oct 06 There are fears of a spate of farmer suicides due to the pressures of drought and the financial strain of another failed crop, prompting a $23m funding injection from the Federal Government in community based services.
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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
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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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