Managing increasing risk

Farmers need to create strategies to manage increasing financial risk in their business according to a farm consultant.
Farmers need to create strategies to manage increasing financial risk in their business according to a farm consultant.
Scott Morrison has rejected the Productivity Commission’s calls to change foreign investment scrutiny threshold triggers for Australian agriculture and avoid implementing competition laws like an ‘effects test’.
5:43 AM Scott Morrison has rejected the Productivity Commission’s calls to change foreign investment scrutiny threshold triggers for Australian agriculture and avoid implementing competition...
Donald Trump is wooing farm voters and wielding influence in core battleground US states where agriculture is an economic imperative.
5:42 AM Donald Trump is wooing farm voters and wielding influence in core battleground US states where agriculture is an economic imperative.
Hugh Maginnis says Australia’s stringent quarantine regime effectively bans the import of major US agricultural products like beef despite experts saying those barriers have no valid reason to exist.
5:37 AM Hugh Maginnis says Australia’s stringent quarantine regime effectively bans the import of major US agricultural products like beef despite experts saying those barriers have no valid...
Cattle - Beef
All the news from the grains industry both locally and internationally.
2:00 AM All the news from the grains industry both locally and internationally.
Futures markets could provide a way for the Australian dairy industry to mitigate the price volatility that severely impacts on farmers, according to KPMG chief economist Brendan Rynne.
2:00 AM Futures markets could provide a way for the Australian dairy industry to mitigate the price volatility that severely impacts on farmers, according to KPMG chief economist Brendan Rynne.
Little grey Fergie transformed farming and is celebrating its 70th birthday.
2:00 AM Little grey Fergie transformed farming and is celebrating its 70th birthday.
Dave Hightower, grain market analyst and a speaker at next week's Australian Grains Industry Conference, believes grain market lows have been reached.
24 Jul 16  1 Dave Hightower, grain market analyst and a speaker at next week's Australian Grains Industry Conference, believes grain market lows have been reached.
Farmers need to take the emotion out of potential land purchases and look at the hard data of whether the buy will boost their profitability according to a farm consultancy.
24 Jul 16 Farmers need to take the emotion out of potential land purchases and look at the hard data of whether the buy will boost their profitability according to a farm consultancy.
Hardi releases game-changing 9000 litre self propelled sprayer
24 Jul 16 Hardi releases game-changing 9000 litre self propelled sprayer
Fungicide resistance is the major management issue confronting British grain producers.
23 Jul 16 Fungicide resistance is the major management issue confronting British grain producers.
Futures were a risk management tool that could be used in the dairy industry, but farmers needed to be significantly educated in how it all worked before going down that path, Australian Dairy Farmers acting president David Basham said.
23 Jul 16 Futures were a risk management tool that could be used in the dairy industry, but farmers needed to be significantly educated in how it all worked before going down that path, Australian...
A visiting entomologist has said the overuse of insecticides is bad for Australia's cropping industry.
23 Jul 16 A visiting entomologist has said the overuse of insecticides is bad for Australia's cropping industry.
With the Horticulture Code of Conduct scheduled to
22 Jul 16 With the Horticulture Code of Conduct scheduled to "sunset" on April 1, 2017, time is ticking for the government to make changes to the code.
A draft Productivity Commission report into Australian agricultural regulation has recommended against compulsory labelling for GM products.
22 Jul 16  3 A draft Productivity Commission report into Australian agricultural regulation has recommended against compulsory labelling for GM products.
Scott Morrison has rejected the Productivity Commission’s calls to change foreign investment scrutiny threshold triggers for Australian agriculture and avoid implementing competition laws like an ‘effects test’.
22 Jul 16  1 Scott Morrison has rejected the Productivity Commission’s calls to change foreign investment scrutiny threshold triggers for Australian agriculture and avoid implementing competition...
The Monsanto board has rejected Bayer's revised takeover bid for the business, valued at $A85.5 billion.
22 Jul 16 The Monsanto board has rejected Bayer's revised takeover bid for the business, valued at $A85.5 billion.
The Productivity Commission inquiry into farm red tape has raised concerns about farm trespass and the potential to increase biosecurity risks.
22 Jul 16 The Productivity Commission inquiry into farm red tape has raised concerns about farm trespass and the potential to increase biosecurity risks.
PLANTINGS of genetically modified (GM) canola in Australia have made a modest 2.5 per cent year-on-year rise according to Monsanto, the company that owns the Roundup Ready (RR) trait used in Australia's GM canola.
22 Jul 16 PLANTINGS of genetically modified (GM) canola in Australia have made a modest 2.5 per cent year-on-year rise according to Monsanto, the company that owns the Roundup Ready (RR) trait...
RESEARCH by Murdoch University could hold the key to stopping the effect Russian wheat aphid (RWA) has on cereal crops.
22 Jul 16 RESEARCH by Murdoch University could hold the key to stopping the effect Russian wheat aphid (RWA) has on cereal crops.
Westpac boss, Brian Hartzer, is telling his agribusiness clients to take advantage of Britain’s unexpected Brexit and start lining up export prospects now.
22 Jul 16  1 Westpac boss, Brian Hartzer, is telling his agribusiness clients to take advantage of Britain’s unexpected Brexit and start lining up export prospects now.
Managing urban encroachment on farmland will be one of many themes to be addressed at this year’s annual Nuffield Australia conference by scholars just back from overseas study tours.
22 Jul 16 Managing urban encroachment on farmland will be one of many themes to be addressed at this year’s annual Nuffield Australia conference by scholars just back from overseas study tours.
JCB’s 3CX Compact backhoe loader delivers big machine performance for confined job sites or limited spaces.
22 Jul 16 JCB’s 3CX Compact backhoe loader delivers big machine performance for confined job sites or limited spaces.
Existing competition regulation and oversight is “adequate” for managing the risk of major supermarkets abusing market power when dealing with farm businesses and wholesale merchants.
21 Jul 16 Existing competition regulation and oversight is “adequate” for managing the risk of major supermarkets abusing market power when dealing with farm businesses and wholesale merchants.
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Livestock and cropping have always reduce the income risk for farming. My understanding having
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“.. if the science is fairly clear that something is safe, to make it mandatory to label that
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About your proven science, how many of those studies included a gold standard immunological
PLANTINGS of genetically modified (GM) canola in Australia have made a modest 2.5 per cent year-on-year rise according to Monsanto, the company that owns the Roundup Ready (RR) trait used in Australia's GM canola.22 Jul 16 PLANTINGS of genetically modified (GM) canola in Australia have made a modest 2.5 per cent year-on-year rise...
FARMERS must become more open about their production systems and communicate directly with consumers.
18 Jul 16 FARMERS must become more open about their production systems and communicate directly with consumers.