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WOOLWORTHS is facing an exodus of senior executives as Australia's largest food retailer slashes costs and simplifies management structures.
WOOLWORTHS is facing an exodus of senior executives as Australia's largest food retailer slashes costs and simplifies management structures.
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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
GOLDEN North has made a golden step towards a bright future with their product scooping new prospective customers.
25 May 15 GOLDEN North has made a golden step towards a bright future with their product scooping new prospective customers. | SADA Fresh milk arrives in China  | Golden North opportunity 
NOMINATIONS are open for the biennial Landcare Australia awards in NSW and Western Australia, ahead of a May 31 deadline.
25 May 15 NOMINATIONS are open for the biennial Landcare Australia awards in NSW and Western Australia, ahead of a May 31 deadline. | Ag sector gets $150k Landcare bonus  | 'Spy hives' could stop disease 
CLAIMS by the PM's chief business adviser about climate change have been rejected by the head of the Bureau of Meteorology as not relevant.
25 May 15 CLAIMS by the PM's chief business adviser about climate change have been rejected by the head of the Bureau of Meteorology as not relevant. | Climate change a hoax: Abbott...  | Big dry hits rural economy 
THE RSPCA has been ordered to pay $1.4m to the owners of Murray Grey cattle euthanased in 2003 by its inspectors at Framlingham.
25 May 15  2 THE RSPCA has been ordered to pay $1.4m to the owners of Murray Grey cattle euthanased in 2003 by its inspectors at Framlingham. | 'Stick to dogs and cats', ALEC...  | Back in Animals Australia... 
NINE ag-related projects will share in almost $150,000 of additional funding as part of the 25th Anniversary Landcare grants programme.
25 May 15 NINE ag-related projects will share in almost $150,000 of additional funding as part of the 25th Anniversary Landcare grants programme.
TWO of Eddie Obeid's sons face civil charges for allegedly rigging a coal exploration license tender under their Mount Penny farm in 2009.
25 May 15 TWO of Eddie Obeid's sons face civil charges for allegedly rigging a coal exploration license tender under their Mount Penny farm in 2009.  | Shenhua approval progresses  | Higher fines for mine breaches 
TOP Enders are in for a shock later this week, as areas of rain should arrive one month into the dry season.
25 May 15 TOP Enders are in for a shock later this week, as areas of rain should arrive one month into the dry season. | World on course for another hot...  | Dry country axes Water Commission 
AGRICULTURE Ministers agreed at a forum that farmers must be offered the same entitlements to privacy as the broader community.
25 May 15 AGRICULTURE Ministers agreed at a forum that farmers must be offered the same entitlements to privacy as the broader community. | Joyce welcomes AGMIN to Sydney 
SMALL regional communities will be more able to attract and retain GPs under changes announced by Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash today.
25 May 15 SMALL regional communities will be more able to attract and retain GPs under changes announced by Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash today. | RDAA push for rural GP pipeline  | Taskforce set to tackle ice scourge 
AT the close of Thursday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 489.50 cents, up 0.25c a kilogram carcase weight, and the highest value on record.
25 May 15 AT the close of Thursday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 489.50 cents, up 0.25c a kilogram carcase weight, and the highest value on record. | Handling the herd with care  | China's nod to Brazilian beef 
Cattle - Beef
AT the close of Thursday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up six cents on 566c/kg cwt.
25 May 15 AT the close of Thursday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up six cents on 566c/kg cwt. | Jackaroo jumps from jumbucks to...  | EMI boost empties wool stores 
AT last, here comes the solar power revolution, says DAVID BLOWERS, energy fellow at the Grattan Institute.
25 May 15 AT last, here comes the solar power revolution, says DAVID BLOWERS, energy fellow at the Grattan Institute. | How warming could change your town  | Renewable energy investment... 
AN ARMY of former political staff and politicians are spruiking for the leading CSG players, writes Anne Davies.
25 May 15  2 AN ARMY of former political staff and politicians are spruiking for the leading CSG players, writes Anne Davies. | On fracks and frictions  | Feds have done 'all we can' on CSG 
IN A RARE show of unity France has voted unanimously to ban food waste in supermarkets by outlawing the destruction of unsold food products.
25 May 15 IN A RARE show of unity France has voted unanimously to ban food waste in supermarkets by outlawing the destruction of unsold food products. | Beaut ways to market 'ugly' fruit  | Piggies bank green savings 
AUSTRALIA caught a lucky break in March when a colony of invasive bees carrying varroa was intercepted by quarantine officials.
25 May 15 AUSTRALIA caught a lucky break in March when a colony of invasive bees carrying varroa was intercepted by quarantine officials.
A 294-hectare stone fruit property in SE Queensland, once part of a managed investment scheme, has sold to neighbouring growers.
25 May 15 A 294-hectare stone fruit property in SE Queensland, once part of a managed investment scheme, has sold to neighbouring growers. | Almond orchards' value trebles 
LOCAL growers are positioning themselves for the next superfoods trend, writes Claire Dunn.
25 May 15 LOCAL growers are positioning themselves for the next superfoods trend, writes Claire Dunn.
A FUND run by an arm of the world's largest ag company, Cargill, has enjoyed another strong profit from its Australian farming investment.
25 May 15  3 A FUND run by an arm of the world's largest ag company, Cargill, has enjoyed another strong profit from its Australian farming investment.
TWO NT men who have made a living from camels are pleased to see a growing interest in camel milk in the past few years.
25 May 15 TWO NT men who have made a living from camels are pleased to see a growing interest in camel milk in the past few years. | Camel milk potential for SA  | Global interest spurs camel... 
ANIMAL health isn’t just about drugs and vaccines, it’s also about the relationships between people and their livestock.
25 May 15  2 ANIMAL health isn’t just about drugs and vaccines, it’s also about the relationships between people and their livestock. | Have your say on animal welfare  | RSPCA joins livestock industry... 
Cattle - Beef
THE country’s sheep stations have long been heralded as a breeding ground for industry leaders and innovators.
25 May 15  1 THE country’s sheep stations have long been heralded as a breeding ground for industry leaders and innovators.  | GALLERY: Jacks and jills flock to stations
EVERY family farm partnership should be thinking about growing its existing platform for future generations and the survival of their business.
25 May 15 EVERY family farm partnership should be thinking about growing its existing platform for future generations and the survival of their business. | Pitching perfect ag partnerships  | Agriculture a super investment 
TWO new test benches at the Claas testing and validation centre in France can simulate the entire working life of a tractor in just four weeks.
24 May 15 TWO new test benches at the Claas testing and validation centre in France can simulate the entire working life of a tractor in just four weeks.
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Listening to them, you would think that they would be more inclined to FEED stud cattle, rather
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PBE, let me also add we don't need what are virtually overpaid clerks jobs being done in the
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LOL. the RSPCA guilty of animal abuse.... Never call the RSPCA when an animal is injured or
THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) hasn't fared well in this year's State Budget with plans for a new headquarters pulled and more staff cuts coming.23 May 15  2 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) hasn't fared well in this year's State Budget with plans for a new...
THE Barnett Government unveiled its ambitious plans to sell-off a number of public assets to help pay for WA's rising debt in last week's State Budget.21 May 15 THE Barnett Government unveiled its ambitious plans to sell-off a number of public assets to help pay for WA's...