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Ethanol has gone backwards under Coalition: Crean
18 Aug 06 Labor's regional development spokesman, Simon Crean, has lambasted the Coalition's support of the ethanol industry, saying volumes have gone backwards due to bad policies and broken promises.
Vaile defends LPG subsidies as good for the bush
17 Aug 06 Amid criticism from within his own party that the Federal Government's alternative fuels package is just "tinkering at the edges", Nationals Leader Mark Vaile has defended the LPG subsidies as good for the bush.
EBVs in the spotlight as stud buyers look for more bang for their buck
17 Aug 06 The record prices paid for stud stock in recent years has prompted graziers to pay greater attention to Estimated Breeding Values (EBVs) in a bid to get the best bang for their buck.
Irrigators can lift productivity to match doubling in water price
17 Aug 06 Irrigators have been told to fear not the forecasts that water prices are set to double by 2050, with experts believing the sector can lift its productivity by just as much to stay ahead of the game.
Biodiesel boost for rural Australia
17 Aug 06 Goondiwindi in Queensland held the renewable fuels centre-stage this week when it hosted the launch of Elite diesel – a blend of 80pc diesel with a 20pc biodiesel component.
Water prices to double by 2050
16 Aug 06 Irrigators are going to have find new ways of using their water more efficiently if their productivity is to keep pace with a forecast doubling of water prices by 2050.
Angus scoops interbreed at Ekka
16 Aug 06 In the second year running for the breed, an Angus bull has won the interbreed title at the Brisbane Royal Show.
Fine wools try to push market up
16 Aug 06 Fine wools are holding the market together and appear to be leading what many are tipping to be a market rally in coming weeks.
Fuel package a big win for motorists: NRMA
15 Aug 06 The Federal Government's alternative fuels package has been welcomed by motoring groups as a good start, but warns heavy handed action may yet be required.
New Holland snares 21-strong AWB tractor deal
14 Aug 06 Welcome news in the face of the state’s record dry spell has seen the Australian Wheat Board place an order for 21 new New Holland tractors.
$1.57B package to bolster alternative fuels
14 Aug 06 Prime Minister John Howard has unveiled a $1.57 billion package to bolster the consumption and availability of alternative fuels, but continues to refuse to mandate ethanol in petrol.
MLA takes new path to lock in sales in Korea
14 Aug 06 In a bid to protect Australia's dominant share of the lucrative Korean beef market, MLA is today bringing together represenatives of major exporters, importers and Tessco supermarkets to plot future sales growth.
Bone chips could indefinitely collapse US bid to re-enter Korea
11 Aug 06 The US quest to regain entry into the Korean beef market continues to drag out, with the latest forecasts indicating the end of September is the earliest they could hope for. But the MLA warns the strict rules banning the presence of bone fragments in beef consignments could collapse the trade indefinitely.
Bumper winter crop for Central Queensland
10 Aug 06 While drought has ravaged winter crop expectations in most parts of Australia, Central Queensland grain growers are optimistic they will harvest their best crop ever.
Producers commit $100m to ethanol plant
09 Aug 06 A consortium of 50 broadacre farmers plan to turn their Queensland dream of a grain-to-ethanol plant into reality during the course of the next 12 months.
LPG subsidies a good start, but ethanol a better option: NRMA
09 Aug 06 The NRMA has welcomed reports that the Federal Government considering offering $1000 subsidies to convert cars from petrol to cheaper LPG, but ethanol offers the greatest gains in the war against high petrol prices.
Road-going mother bin has farm appeal
08 Aug 06 A grain-haulage contractor has come up with a versatile new mother bin that is sure to appeal to smaller producers.
Telstra abandons negotiations with ACCC
07 Aug 06 The Government is reassuring regional Australia that its access to broadband will not be affected by the collapse in talks between Telstra and the ACCC.
New 'living legend' tractors to be unveiled at WA's field days
04 Aug 06 The new range of Versatile tractors are set to live up to the brand's legendary status among Western Australian croppers, with the new rig to be unveiled at upcoming agricultural field days.
McLachlan: wool is not dying, but Woolmark's value questionable
04 Aug 06 Australian Wool Innovation chairman, Ian McLachlan, has rejected claims the wool industry is dying, even though he questions the perceived high value of the famed Woolmark.
Wool merger-Barry Walker
03 Aug 06 Interview with AWS chairman Barry Walker by national wool writer Marius Cuming.
Cubbie counters criticism in Senate hearings
02 Aug 06 The managing director of Cubbie Station – one of the world’s biggest cotton producers – has refuted criticism of it water management practices.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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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
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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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