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NLIS: Roma's switch to hand held wands part of security overhaul
02 Aug 06 As part of its overhaul of its NLIS scanning system, Roma Saleyards is shifting its fixed scanners to the loading races to double check the right cattle are leaving with the right buyers.
Benetton wool textile deal falls over
02 Aug 06 Wool research and development organisation Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and worldwide clothing retailer Benetton have backed out of deal to use Australian Merino wool in new fabrics and yarns.
Up-coming conference to further boost CT farming
28 Jul 06 Use for control traffic farming techniques is on the rise and farm systems consultant, Wayne Chapman, says that has a lot to do with the support form leading Australian equipment manufacturers.
NRMA calls alternative fuels summit to combat petrol prices
28 Jul 06 An ethanol mandate will be on the agenda at an alternative fuels summit the NRMA will host in October in a bid to ease the burden of rising petrol prices.
Water warning on shrinking flows
27 Jul 06 Investing in only one method of water supply for a particular area would spell long term disasters for water availability, according to water specialist and Wentworth Group member, Professor Peter Cullen.
Govt should decentralise departments to the bush: Ley
27 Jul 06 Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Sussan Ley, has thrown her backing behind greater decentralisation of government departments to regional areas.
City-country divide not as big as farmers imagine
25 Jul 06 The "great divide" between city dwellers and farmers may not be as wide as once thought, Queensland farmers were told this week at the annual conference on State-based lobby group, AgForce.
Rain keeps on coming reviving winter hopes
25 Jul 06 After last week's falls everyone hoped for a follow up, and now they have got it. Rain is continuing to fall in eastern Australia after key agricultural regions received more than 25mm over the last two days.
Gyral air seeder launch
24 Jul 06 Established tillage company Gyral has just released a new range of STR rear trailing air seeders. The company filed a patent for the first commercial broadacre air seeder in the world in 1956 - 50 years ago this year.
AWI hits back at Modiano criticisms
20 Jul 06 Australian Wool Innovation board member, Hugh Nivison, has hit back at the harsh criticism AWI copped from one of the world's largest processors, Laurence Modiano, over AWI's marketing strategy.
Rain throws croppers a lifeline
20 Jul 06 Crops across eastern Australia have been saved from disaster by the weekend rain, but Victorian Farmers' Federation Grains president, Ian Hastings, says more is needed and quickly.
Quarantine: Industry prepares for worst case scenarios
19 Jul 06 While the farm lobby and Government have been arguing about how to best prevent a disease incursion, industry has this week joined with Animal Health Australia to prepare for the worst case scenario.
Ag Grow bull tops $14,000
17 Jul 06 The Central Queensland spring bull selling season has kicked off in style at Emerald's Ag Grow field days, where a field of 219 bulls topped at $14,000 on Friday.
Rain on the way in time to save struggling winter crops
14 Jul 06 A large rain band is promising falls of up to 75mm across eastern Australia, raising hopes for croppers in Victoria's Mallee who have had a dry winter and are resigned to below average yields.
Quarantine uproar: IRA process open to legal challenge
14 Jul 06 A leading barrister has warned the Government needs to overhaul its quarantine procedures or risk a legal challenge from either agricultural industries or our international trading partners.
Hendra virus outbreak prompts Govt quarantine review
13 Jul 06 In the face of mounting criticism Queensland primary industries minister, Tim Mulherin, has pledged to review his department's handling of an outbreak of the deadly hendra virus.
Hendra virus reveals more cracks in quarantine system
13 Jul 06 Claims the Queensland DPI took more than 10 days to respond to an outbreak of the deadly Hendra Virus have sparked debate over how prepared Australia really is to deal with a major exotic disease incursion, with Opposition spokesman, Mike Horan, arguing the DPI must take more notice of disease alerts from private vets.
New theories on rainfall in north-west Victoria
13 Jul 06 CSIRO researchers have found that it is not passing low pressure fronts that deliver the most soaking rain over north-west Victoria, but rather cut-off lows, bits of low pressure systems separated from the bulk of the front.
World Merino Conference pays tribute to industry pioneer
13 Jul 06 The World Merino Conference, currently underway in Western Australia, has paid tribute to the late John Roberts, a pioneer in sheep genetics.
Meatworks freezes as mercury hits -20c in Stanthrope
12 Jul 06 Stanthorpe's local abattoir has been forced to stop killing for a day after temperatures of -20c froze and broke water pipes, and laid a frost that would have made Torvill and Dean proud.
Farmers told to promote their professionalism: Crombie
12 Jul 06 A cultural change is needed in rural communities to encourage farmers to start promoting themselves as professional, technologically savvy business people, according to NFF president Peter Corish.
Bungulla reigns supreme at World Merino Conference
11 Jul 06 NSW stud Merino breeder, Peter Capel, Bungulla, was delighted to claim the title of supreme Merino fleece ahead of competition from all over Australia and New Zealand at the World Merino Conference in Western Australia yesterday.
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16 Sep 18
AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
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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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