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McGauran commits to increasing quarantine inspections
06 Dec 05 Following the release of an embarrassing audit showing up to 88pc of inbound containers are not opened for quarantine inspection, Agriculture Minister Peter McGauran has committed to increasing inspections but only on a risk-based approach.
Landcare goes online
05 Dec 05 Landcare has entered the digital age launching a website that is the largest information source of its kind and a means of directly linking Landcare groups from all over the world.
Pork industry under attack ahead of Christmas sales
05 Dec 05 Animal rights extremist group Voiceless wants consumers to shun the Christmas ham in protest to intensive production techniques, but their arguments hold no sway with Agriculture Minister Peter McGauran.
Govt rejects Telstra's bid for easier competition rules
01 Dec 05 Telecommunications Minister, Senator Helen Coonan, has dismissed claims from Telstra that competition rules will cost the company $6B over the next 10 years, saying the rules are fair for all companies.
GM crops need to be re-tested for safety with new technology
29 Nov 05 Visiting US expert Dr Charles Benbrook, a former advisor of the Carter, Reagan and Clinton governments, says Australia must use new technology developed by ANU to ensure GM crops are safe before they are released.
Call to triple funding for fight against pest animals
28 Nov 05 A Federal Parliamentary committee has called for a new national body to coordinate the fight against feral animals and to press the states for triple their investment and stop bureaucratic waste.
Perception the reality for GM foods
24 Nov 05 A new report from Biotechnology Australia cuts through the spin and finds the public may more readily accept GM foods if they are perceived as beneficial for the consumer.
Pork industry must change to survive
23 Nov 05 APL chairman, Enzo Allara, has told the company's AGM the focus is now on delivering a six-point strategic plan to change the industry and make it competitive in the face of growing international production.
APL must drive its own destiny
23 Nov 05 APL chief executive, Andrew Spencer, says the pork industry must stop looking to the courts and government for help and take its future in its own hands.
AWB inquiry will help rivals to dismantle single desk
11 Nov 05 Labor's agriculture spokesman, Gavan O'Connor, says countries like the US who want AWB's single-desk status dismantled have been handed
AWB: Vaile defends his statements and the Government's role
11 Nov 05 Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile says he knew of general concerns with AWB's actions in Iraq for some time, but only recently learned of its relationship with transport company Alia, which was approved by the UN.
AWB inquiry details released
10 Nov 05 Attorney General Phillip Ruddock says the AWB inquiry will have royal commission powers but it will be up to inquiry head Terence Cole if government officials will also be investigated
WTO: wealthy countries have abandoned the poor
10 Nov 05 Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile says the world's poor will pay the price of wealthy countries refusing to open their markets to agriculture, following more failed WTO talks in Geneva overnight.
AWB inquiry a 'political whitewash'
10 Nov 05 Labor's foreign affairs and trade spokesman, Kevin Rudd, says the independent inquiry into AWB is already a political whitewash because it will not look at the Government's role in overseeing the company.
Only six months to go until Beef Australia 2006
09 Nov 05 The official countdown to the nation's premier cattle event, Beef Australia 2006, began with a function at Parliament House last night with speeches from chairman Geoff Murphy (pictured) and Regional Services Minister Warren Truss.
Regional Aust: Fix broadband and the regions will boom
07 Nov 05 National Economics' Craig Shepherd says a $3b investment is needed to improve access to and the quality of broadband or Australia will be left behind by the rest of the world
States hide behind NWI to ramp up water prices
03 Nov 05 Former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson has hit out at the states for hiding behind the National Water Initiative to drive up water prices, while not delivering legislative reform.
Govt gave AWB green light to deal with dodgy transport company
03 Nov 05 Labor's Kevin Rudd says documents tabled in a Senate Committee hearing today show the Government ticked off on AWB's commercial arrangement with Alia, despite earlier questions from the UN about the legality of AWB's trade with Iraq.
Canberra motorists the latest to embrace ethanol
01 Nov 05 Canberra motorists are the latest to be given the choice of buying E10 after BP unveiled three sites offering ethanol in a bid to capture the lucrative fuel market for the Government fleet.
WTO talks not dead yet
31 Oct 05 Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile says the WTO Doha Round is not dead yet and is optimistic Europe will make a more generous offer to cut tariffs at a final teleconference on Wednesday night.
AWB to face independent government inquiry
31 Oct 05 Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile has defended the AWB's activities in Iraq saying their contracts were approved by the United Nations.
EU must offer substantial cuts or WTO is toast
28 Oct 05 American Farm Bureau Federation president Bob Stallman says the WTO talks hinge on a substantial offer from the EU to open its markets or risk the collapse of the entire round of talks.
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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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