Around the traps: weekly wrap

AUDIO: CATCH up with ag news in our weekly audio wrap: bush Anzacs; ag pushes PETA; wild weather; EMI boost; rural property revival.
AUDIO: CATCH up with ag news in our weekly audio wrap: bush Anzacs; ag pushes PETA; wild weather; EMI boost; rural property revival.
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MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of NSW. MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of NSW.
AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are showing signs of revival. AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are showing signs of revival.
AUSTRALIAN commodity prices are being buffered by the falling Australian dollar to an extent not seen since 2008, says the NAB. AUSTRALIAN commodity prices are being buffered by the falling Australian dollar to an extent not seen since 2008, says the NAB.
FARMERS have lodged a written complaint about PETA's latest campaign which features a fake lamb covered in blood and cuts. FARMERS have lodged a written complaint about PETA's latest campaign which features a fake lamb covered in blood and cuts.
2:00 AM "HERE is their spirit, in the heart of the land they loved; and here we guard the record which they themselves made."
MUCH is known about the most famous old boy from All Saints' College, Bathurst, Charles (C.E.W) Bean, the official WWI historian.
2:00 AM MUCH is known about the most famous old boy from All Saints' College, Bathurst, Charles (C.E.W) Bean, the official WWI historian.
PRIVATE Billy Jackson, his right arm dangling by a piece of skin, wasn't about to let his wounded mates be blown to bits by the vicious German artillery shell blasts ripping across no man's land.
2:00 AM PRIVATE Billy Jackson, his right arm dangling by a piece of skin, wasn't about to let his wounded mates be blown to bits by the vicious German artillery shell blasts ripping across no...
RECRUITMENT for the war stepped up a notch with various marches across the state.
2:00 AM RECRUITMENT for the war stepped up a notch with various marches across the state.
PROBABLY every town in rural WA has a war memorial of some sort, generally with a Roll of Honour containing a list of the locals who enlisted in Australia’s armed forces, originally those from WWI, but most have continued to add names as other conflicts arose.
2:00 AM PROBABLY every town in rural WA has a war memorial of some sort, generally with a Roll of Honour containing a list of the locals who enlisted in Australia’s armed forces, originally...
THE discovery of his grandfather's war diary - and being bedridden for three months - prompted manufacturing engineer Bob Jarrad, Tea Tree Gully, to write the haunting poems he published last year.
2:00 AM THE discovery of his grandfather's war diary - and being bedridden for three months - prompted manufacturing engineer Bob Jarrad, Tea Tree Gully, to write the haunting poems he published...
FOR young men and women eager for adventure, World War I seemed a pathway to travel while fulfilling their patriotic duty.
2:00 AM FOR young men and women eager for adventure, World War I seemed a pathway to travel while fulfilling their patriotic duty. | Lameroo honours lost heroes  | Jennifer salutes military family 
AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational incorporated body.
2:00 AM AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational incorporated body.
WA industry groups, the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) and the Meekatharra Rangelands Biosecurity Association are disappointed with a lack of political support for plans to extend the wild dog fence.
2:00 AM WA industry groups, the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) and the Meekatharra Rangelands Biosecurity Association are disappointed with a lack of political support for plans to...
WITH relatives who fought in both World War I and II, 19-year-old Lachlan Hunter feels a sense of connection with the ANZACs
2:00 AM WITH relatives who fought in both World War I and II, 19-year-old Lachlan Hunter feels a sense of connection with the ANZACs
IT'S been a good news month for the wool industry, with the market sitting at its highest level in 14 months.
2:00 AM IT'S been a good news month for the wool industry, with the market sitting at its highest level in 14 months. | Further 23c rally for EMI  | Send PETA to school: WAFarmers 
Sheep - Wool
GRAIN stocks information is one of the overlooked factors in the port regulation argument, says grains industry veteran Ron Storey.
2:00 AM GRAIN stocks information is one of the overlooked factors in the port regulation argument, says grains industry veteran Ron Storey. | ACCC looks at Viterra's port push  | VFF opposes southern port... 
WILD dogs forced Wondinong station owners Jason Homewood and Lara Jensen to get out of sheep after losing 2000 head in their first 12 months of taking over the station.
1:00 AM WILD dogs forced Wondinong station owners Jason Homewood and Lara Jensen to get out of sheep after losing 2000 head in their first 12 months of taking over the station. | Taking on the challenges at Challa  | Diversity on the cards for Nalbarra 
TIMES have been tough for ex-banana growers, John and Karen Wainwright, since they made the move to Nalbarra station.
1:00 AM TIMES have been tough for ex-banana growers, John and Karen Wainwright, since they made the move to Nalbarra station. | Taking on the challenges at Challa  | Cattle move a necessity at... 
IN HONOUR of 100 years of Anzac, read our moving stories of rural Australia's WW1 sacrifice.
24 Apr 15 External Link IN HONOUR of 100 years of Anzac, read our moving stories of rural Australia's WW1 sacrifice.
AGRICULTURE has played a leading role in the “stunning outcome” achieved by the first Emissions Reduction Fund auction this week.
24 Apr 15 AGRICULTURE has played a leading role in the “stunning outcome” achieved by the first Emissions Reduction Fund auction this week. | Ag Energy Council axed 
WE don't need to love our NZ neighbours, but if we are going to borrow or do business with them then we must do our homework.
24 Apr 15 WE don't need to love our NZ neighbours, but if we are going to borrow or do business with them then we must do our homework.
PROFESSOR Richard Murray’s appointment to the National Ice Taskforce will sharpen its focus on regional Australia, says Senator Fiona Nash.
24 Apr 15 PROFESSOR Richard Murray’s appointment to the National Ice Taskforce will sharpen its focus on regional Australia, says Senator Fiona Nash. | Taskforce set to tackle ice scourge  | Icy outlook for Senator's tour 
THE battle for market share between Woolworths, Coles and Aldi has come at a cost to Australia's second-largest baker, George Weston Foods.
24 Apr 15  1 THE battle for market share between Woolworths, Coles and Aldi has come at a cost to Australia's second-largest baker, George Weston Foods. | Grocers call for controls on...  | Finding value in Aussie food 
THE rising streak for wool prices continued this week, with the AWEX EMI landing on 1153 cents, up 23c.
24 Apr 15 THE rising streak for wool prices continued this week, with the AWEX EMI landing on 1153 cents, up 23c. | New Merino president's positive...  | Send PETA to school: WAFarmers 
Sheep - Wool
THE vast spread between northern and southern cattle prices developed as a result of December rainfall.
24 Apr 15 THE vast spread between northern and southern cattle prices developed as a result of December rainfall. | Symposium to tackle industry beefs  | Canadian fund buys McCamley... 
Cattle - Beef
NAB is now having second thoughts about its forecast of an RBA interest rate cut to 2pc in May, now suggesting a delay until August.
24 Apr 15  1 NAB is now having second thoughts about its forecast of an RBA interest rate cut to 2pc in May, now suggesting a delay until August. | $A drops after RBA signals rate cut  | Commodities buffered by... 
HISTORY is a record of past people, organisations and events, but the record still needs to be compiled by someone, sometimes from official reports or writings or maybe by talking to some who were present at the event.
24 Apr 15 HISTORY is a record of past people, organisations and events, but the record still needs to be compiled by someone, sometimes from official reports or writings or maybe by talking to...
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Well OC if you see "climate alarmists" as a problem, it must be quite exacerbating for you that,
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There you go again Nico, jumping to assumptions where there are none. I never referred to the
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Yes Kanzi, I was quite wrong - now there is a triopoly - what is Canberra going to do about how
AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational incorporated body.2:00 AM AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational...
DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land, the Department of Environmental Regulation (DER) has only issued seven warnings for clearing them in the past 10 years, most of them in Perth metropolitan area.24 Apr 15 DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land,...