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Drought drives 15,000 sheep to Urana, NSW, special sale
17 Sep 07
One year-old Merino wethers met stronger boat inquiry selling to a top of $55.50 a head at a special sale of 15,000 store sheep at Urana, NSW, last Friday.
Drought drives 15,000 sheep to Urana, NSW, special sale
17 Sep 07 One year-old Merino wethers met stronger boat inquiry selling to a top of $55.50 a head at a special sale of 15,000 store sheep at Urana, NSW, last Friday.
Drought: Dry end to winter derails SA crop hopes
17 Sep 07 A dry end to winter and a run of hot, northerly winds in recent weeks threatens to totally derail the cropping season for producers across western and upper Eyre Peninsula, SA.
Buyers flock from three states for Wodonga, Vic, cattle
14 Sep 07 Buyers from as far north as Miles in Queensland bid prices for quality large lines to near to equal rates at a special sale of 5300 store cattle at Wodonga yesterday.
New renewable industry turns farm waste to carbon
14 Sep 07 A pilot factory based in Gunnedah, NSW, could spearhead the emergence of an industrial process able to turn farm wastes into charcoal beads, thereby providing a new source of renewable energy.
Itochu quits Aus wool market
13 Sep 07 In a major blow for Australian wool sales, major Japanese customer Itochu Wool has been dissolved.
Innovative ideas tempt AgShow visitors
12 Sep 07 Queensland Country Life's farm inventors competition attracted a top range of clever and innovative ideas to the AgShow event in Toowoomba.
Local buyers put floor in Colac, Vic, cattle market
11 Sep 07 Local buyers plus a small order or two from Gippsland were the main supporters of a store cattle sale of 2150 head at Colac, Vic, last Friday.
Fill up your machine for free with a diesel tree
11 Sep 07 Forestry companies have thrown their weight behind North Queensland's latest biofuel concept, diesel trees, and are expected to plant up to 1000 hectares of saplings this spring.
Kimba, SA, ewes good buying for those with grass
10 Sep 07 Returns for lambs at Wardle Co's Kimba off-shears sale in South Australia last week were good buying for those graziers still hopeful of a decent spring break.
Santa bulls to $26,000 at AgShow sale in Qld
10 Sep 07 Proving that the AgShow field days in Toowoomba, Qld, are not just about machinery, Santa Gertrudis bulls reached a high of $26,000 at auction.
US sessions lead to bigger things for Shannon Noll
10 Sep 07 Condobolin farmer come Australian Idol, Shannon Noll, is bucking the trend among other Idol winners, going in to bigger and better things after a recent visit to the United States.
Beattie retires as Queensland Premier
10 Sep 07 Queensland Premier, Peter Beattie has announced his retirement as the State's leader, bowing out of Parliament as of Thursday.
Rudd pays tribute to Beattie; backs Bligh as successor
10 Sep 07 Federal Labor leader, Kevin Rudd, has put his weight behind Queensland's Deputy Premier, Anna Bligh, as the successor to Peter Beattie, who resigned as Premier this afternoon.
Dry weather brings flush of cattle to Swan Hill markets
10 Sep 07 The dry weather and the severe lack of irrigation water throughout northern Victoria and Riverina has seen another big exodus of livestock not unlike that witnessed in 12 months ago.
APEC: Bush still a believer in Doha trade talks
08 Sep 07 The Doha round of trade talks represents a once-in-a-generation chance to open up markets, according to US President George Bush. The US, he says, has both the will and the flexibility to conclude a successful Doha round.
FS Falkiner and Sons returns to ram show glory
06 Sep 07 It took the first big show team for many years from FSF Falkiner and Sons, Wanganella stud, Deniliquin, to hit bullseye with a double-barrel shot by taking out both grand and reserve grand champion ram awards at the Rabobank 2007 National Merino Sheep Show and Sale at Dubbo showground last week.
Mulesing illegal by 2010? Alternatives needed fast
06 Sep 07 Time is running out for the sheep and wool industry to find a viable alternative for mulesing, with the industry now facing the possibility that the practice could be banned by legislation by 2010.
APEC '07: Bush hint gives hope for WTO Round success
06 Sep 07 The Doha Round trade talks may have one foot in the grave but the other is trying to drag its way to the finish line, with US President George Bush hinting he give ground in a key speech to APEC tomorrow. But Australian Trade Minister Warren Truss explains why reaching agreement on agriculture at Doha will be so difficult.
APEC '07: China's growth reaps benefits for Australia
06 Sep 07 The growing importance of China to Australian agriculture has been spelt out at the opening of the APEC business summit in Sydney today, with Prime Minister John Howard describing the nation's rise as one of the most influential developments of the past century.
APEC '07: Aussie beef on Bush's menu
05 Sep 07 Trade, climate change, Iraq and....Aussie beef are all on the menu for George Bush's visit to Sydney for APEC.
High energy Dowerin, WA, field days a success
05 Sep 07 Never mind the crowd figures, feel the energy. The 42nd annual Dowerin, WA, machinery field days had the public buzzing with a range of new and farm technology on display.
Safety system makes for better beetroot grading
04 Sep 07 It happened in split second and could have deprived a family of a loved one but luckily, in this instance, there was a favourable outcome - farm safety was a hot topic at Toowoomba's Heritage Ag Show.
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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
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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