Emerald explores abattoir potential

THE feasibility of an Emerald abattoir is being explored by the Central Highlands Development Corporation and Central Highlands Regional Council.
THE feasibility of an Emerald abattoir is being explored by the Central Highlands Development Corporation and Central Highlands Regional Council.
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REINVENTING the R&D investment consultation model is the first priority for MLA in a restructure announced today. REINVENTING the R&D investment consultation model is the first priority for MLA in a restructure announced today.
MORE than half the guest list for the inaugural Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum in Melbourne next month are ­corporate or Chinese investors, but with the dismal level of dairy farm funds on offer they may miss out on deploying their capital. MORE than half the guest list for the inaugural Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum in Melbourne next month are ­corporate or Chinese investors, but with the dismal level of dairy farm funds on offer they may miss out on deploying their capital.
TAKE a look at the latest technology and innovation at the Mallee's premier field day with GREGOR HEARD. TAKE a look at the latest technology and innovation at the Mallee's premier field day with GREGOR HEARD.
FALLOUT continues to escalate over the Abbott government budget's potential to impact rural and regional Australians disproportionately. FALLOUT continues to escalate over the Abbott government budget's potential to impact rural and regional Australians disproportionately.
COLAC Otway Shire has $23.3 million reasons for retaining its municipal saleyards in council hands.
2:00 AM COLAC Otway Shire has $23.3 million reasons for retaining its municipal saleyards in council hands.
FRESH from setting up a new bulk grain port terminal in Bunbury, WA, Bunge Australia has announced plans for a new export facility in Geelong, Victoria.
2:00 AM FRESH from setting up a new bulk grain port terminal in Bunbury, WA, Bunge Australia has announced plans for a new export facility in Geelong, Victoria. | High hopes for grain inquiry 
THE National Farmers Federation is on the verge of announcing a new CEO but is remaining tight-lipped about the appointment.
2:00 AM THE National Farmers Federation is on the verge of announcing a new CEO but is remaining tight-lipped about the appointment. | NFF needs one voice: Cobb 
IN A world where cows can be milked by robots and pumps switched on from a thousand miles away, why can't a farmer be told when rain will arrive?
2:00 AM IN A world where cows can be milked by robots and pumps switched on from a thousand miles away, why can't a farmer be told when rain will arrive?
MORE new season lambs may be on the market than normal for this time of year in some districts, but they certainly aren’t helping to keep indicator prices high.
2:00 AM MORE new season lambs may be on the market than normal for this time of year in some districts, but they certainly aren’t helping to keep indicator prices high.
WA lamb is set to play a role in feeding the needy under a project being run by The Nationals WA.
2:00 AM WA lamb is set to play a role in feeding the needy under a project being run by The Nationals WA.
YOUNG people are critically important to the future of agriculture, but the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) believe they need to show more interest in forums and conventions.
2:00 AM YOUNG people are critically important to the future of agriculture, but the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) believe they need to show more interest in forums and conventions.
THE genome of the plant that gives us canola oil Brassica napus reveals insights into the role they play in ag.
2:00 AM THE genome of the plant that gives us canola oil Brassica napus reveals insights into the role they play in ag. | Canola losses ignite funding...  | Bees hit in canola virus fight 
ALARMING rates of honeybee deaths worldwide is the force behind a new article examining a new bee enemy in New Zealand.
2:00 AM ALARMING rates of honeybee deaths worldwide is the force behind a new article examining a new bee enemy in New Zealand. | Bee aware to safeguard ag  | ACCC acts on fake honey 
MLA's restructure included a new model, in which priorities that feed into the regional RD&E investment plans will sit with the NABRC - so what is the NABRC anyway?
2:00 AM MLA's restructure included a new model, in which priorities that feed into the regional RD&E investment plans will sit with the NABRC - so what is the NABRC anyway? | Norton announces MLA restructure  | Norton opens MLA gate 
Cattle - Beef
21 Aug 14 BULLA Dairy Foods has beaten some of the country's top cheese, meat and wine for the Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) of NSW's prestigious President's Medal for food producer of the year.
QUEENSLAND Nationals MP Bruce Scott has blasted a key pillar of the Coalition government’s drought response package.
21 Aug 14  1 QUEENSLAND Nationals MP Bruce Scott has blasted a key pillar of the Coalition government’s drought response package. | Drought bites deeper across...  | Hold a barbecue to feed a farmer 
A BID to vote down the agriculture levy system now looks doomed to fail, with the Greens announcing they will support an industry campaign to keep it.
21 Aug 14 A BID to vote down the agriculture levy system now looks doomed to fail, with the Greens announcing they will support an industry campaign to keep it.
THE Tasmanian Farmers and Growers Association welcomes the State government’s continued GMO moratorium.
21 Aug 14 THE Tasmanian Farmers and Growers Association welcomes the State government’s continued GMO moratorium.
WESFARMERS shares have been hit with multiple downgrades and analysts look to the tough operating environment.
21 Aug 14 WESFARMERS shares have been hit with multiple downgrades and analysts look to the tough operating environment. | It's not all about Coles and...  | Farm produce in privacy front line 
DECREASES in the national lamb and sheep supply were offset by a growth in new season lambs in southern markets.
21 Aug 14  1 DECREASES in the national lamb and sheep supply were offset by a growth in new season lambs in southern markets. | Hides trade vulnerable to...  | Genetics a 'game-changer' for wool 
WHILE there are more opportunities to trade commodities investors remain reluctant to jump on board, citing lack of understanding.
21 Aug 14 WHILE there are more opportunities to trade commodities investors remain reluctant to jump on board, citing lack of understanding. | Wesfarmers pays special $1 dividend  | White meat still Australia's choice 
SEVEN young beef producers travel to Canberra next week to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative.
21 Aug 14 SEVEN young beef producers travel to Canberra next week to participate in the Beef Industry Rising Champions Initiative. | Cattle prices lift in June quarter  | Cooking friend: MLA's 'Meat... 
Cattle - Beef
THE Australian Greens have announced they will oppose  changes to ag levies when the matter comes before the Senate next week.
21 Aug 14  4 THE Australian Greens have announced they will oppose changes to ag levies when the matter comes before the Senate next week. | Levy spat moves to the streets  | Ag at levy crossroads 
RAIN across northern NSW and Queensland during the weekend has put some confidence back into the cattle market across the eastern States.
21 Aug 14 RAIN across northern NSW and Queensland during the weekend has put some confidence back into the cattle market across the eastern States.
WITH high hopes for the rain forecast at the weekend, most farmers were rewarded.
21 Aug 14 WITH high hopes for the rain forecast at the weekend, most farmers were rewarded.
POLICE have recovered almost 200 lambs but need help from readers of The Land to identify some of their owners.
21 Aug 14  1 POLICE have recovered almost 200 lambs but need help from readers of The Land to identify some of their owners.
AGRICULTURAL groups have come out swinging in a ferocious public campaign aimed at blocking changes to ag levies.
21 Aug 14  2 AGRICULTURAL groups have come out swinging in a ferocious public campaign aimed at blocking changes to ag levies. | New Senate 'better' for ag?  | Ag at levy crossroads 
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Watch the space after the levies report.
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Well the farmers and country people think labour are a bad party. however Labour have always
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Bushie bill, you have acknowledged that farmers pay a burden for Australia's inflated,
WA lamb is set to play a role in feeding the needy under a project being run by The Nationals WA.2:00 AM WA lamb is set to play a role in feeding the needy under a project being run by The Nationals WA.
YOUNG people are critically important to the future of agriculture, but the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) believe they need to show more interest in forums and conventions.2:00 AM YOUNG people are critically important to the future of agriculture, but the Pastoralists and Graziers Association...