Crisis - opportunity to learn from our mistakes

RSPCA Australia reflects on the reasons behind the Indonesian live exports crisis of 2011.
RSPCA Australia reflects on the reasons behind the Indonesian live exports crisis of 2011.
Australian Dairy Farmers CEO Ben Stapley says milk processors could help ease immediate pressure on dairy farmers by announcing next season’s prices now.
8:24 AM Australian Dairy Farmers CEO Ben Stapley says milk processors could help ease immediate pressure on dairy farmers by announcing next season’s prices now.
Rabobank has announced the appointment of Peter Knoblanche to the role of chief executive officer for Rabobank Australia and managing director for the Rabobank Australia and New Zealand group.
8:23 AM Rabobank has announced the appointment of Peter Knoblanche to the role of chief executive officer for Rabobank Australia and managing director for the Rabobank Australia and New Zealand...
Tasmanian Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie’s proposed resolution to the current dairy crisis has a funny political smell about it.
8:20 AM Tasmanian Independent Senator Jacqui Lambie’s proposed resolution to the current dairy crisis has a funny political smell about it.
A harsh, dry autumn has punched a hole in many farmers’ optimistic financial expectations for their sector.
8:17 AM A harsh, dry autumn has punched a hole in many farmers’ optimistic financial expectations for their sector.
CBH Group will undergo a governance and structural review in the wake of the Australian Grains Champion (AGC) proposal.
4:00 AM  1 CBH Group will undergo a governance and structural review in the wake of the Australian Grains Champion (AGC) proposal.
THE benefits of applying clay to paddocks to boost soil quality and subsequent yields is being evaluated by a new research project.
2:00 AM THE benefits of applying clay to paddocks to boost soil quality and subsequent yields is being evaluated by a new research project.
As five Horticulture Innovation Australia directors retire, the call has gone out to appoint five more.
2:00 AM As five Horticulture Innovation Australia directors retire, the call has gone out to appoint five more.
One of world's largest Brahman breeders, CPC, presents its perspective on fertility selection and its value.
2:00 AM One of world's largest Brahman breeders, CPC, presents its perspective on fertility selection and its value.
Cattle - Beef
Public reaction to the treatment of cattle in Indonesian abattoirs was fast, furious and unprecedented.
31 May 16  3 Public reaction to the treatment of cattle in Indonesian abattoirs was fast, furious and unprecedented.
Cattle - Beef
Meatworkers mark the five-year anniversary of the live cattle trade ban with arguments the trade takes jobs in Australia.
31 May 16  5 Meatworkers mark the five-year anniversary of the live cattle trade ban with arguments the trade takes jobs in Australia.
Cattle - Beef
Richard Mulcahy has quit as the CEO of Ausveg, effective immediately.
31 May 16 Richard Mulcahy has quit as the CEO of Ausveg, effective immediately.
It's getting to be a very
31 May 16 It's getting to be a very "mandy time" of year.
There is good news and bad news for proponents of genetically modified crops in a recent US report.
31 May 16  1 There is good news and bad news for proponents of genetically modified crops in a recent US report.
Barnaby Joyce's comments on the suspension of live cattle exports to Indonesia and boat arrivals in Australia have been supported by Sky News broadcaster Paul Murray.
30 May 16  1 Barnaby Joyce's comments on the suspension of live cattle exports to Indonesia and boat arrivals in Australia have been supported by Sky News broadcaster Paul Murray.
Broiler shed cleaner developed by Silvan.
30 May 16 Broiler shed cleaner developed by Silvan.
South East Asia's palm oil estates are opening doors for Australian breeders.
30 May 16 South East Asia's palm oil estates are opening doors for Australian breeders.
Newly signed export protocols mean more Aussie nectarines could be heading to China.
30 May 16 Newly signed export protocols mean more Aussie nectarines could be heading to China.
Leading red meat scientists Dr Alex Ball will take over as chief executive officer of Herefords Australia.
30 May 16 Leading red meat scientists Dr Alex Ball will take over as chief executive officer of Herefords Australia.
Cattle - Beef
Fresh produce brands could benefit from advocates- those who are dedicated to a brand and willing to tell their networks about it.
30 May 16 Fresh produce brands could benefit from advocates- those who are dedicated to a brand and willing to tell their networks about it.
Sugar prices have rebounded strongly off lows in recent weeks, although analysts are unsure if the rally will be sustained.
29 May 16 Sugar prices have rebounded strongly off lows in recent weeks, although analysts are unsure if the rally will be sustained.
A $130 million commitment to build the Rookwood Wier would increase agricultural production by $1 billion per year and create 2100 local jobs.
28 May 16 A $130 million commitment to build the Rookwood Wier would increase agricultural production by $1 billion per year and create 2100 local jobs.
RESULTS from a long-running trial have provided new insights into the profitability of different crop rotations and how they interact with seasonal conditions and crop residue.
28 May 16 RESULTS from a long-running trial have provided new insights into the profitability of different crop rotations and how they interact with seasonal conditions and crop residue.
Cooler months frequently herald a rush of farm fencing activity, but rarely have fence materials been in hotter demand than in the past year or so.
28 May 16 Cooler months frequently herald a rush of farm fencing activity, but rarely have fence materials been in hotter demand than in the past year or so.
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COMMENTS

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This would have to represent the greatest over reaction by a community ill equipped to register
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What isn't mentioned is that our biggest live export market Indonesia capped live cattle imports
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Yep cap the numbers and also cap the hourly rate as well!!
HARVEY Beef officially opened its state-of-the-art retail-ready facility in Harvey on Friday.27 May 16 HARVEY Beef officially opened its state-of-the-art retail-ready facility in Harvey on Friday.
PROSECUTION for animal cruelty cases should be authorised and overseen by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA), according to a report tabled in State parliament last week.27 May 16  1 PROSECUTION for animal cruelty cases should be authorised and overseen by the Department of Agriculture and Food...