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AS GRAZIERS reliant on run-off for stock water get nervous after the dry spring across western Victoria, borers Howard (left) and Paul Milne report they have been inundated with inquiry.
AS GRAZIERS reliant on run-off for stock water get nervous after the dry spring across western Victoria, borers Howard (left) and Paul Milne report they have been inundated with inquiry.
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A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders. A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
AVERAGE barley yields have increased significantly since the 1970s although average production felt the impact of drought.
25 Oct 14 AVERAGE barley yields have increased significantly since the 1970s although average production felt the impact of drought.  | Dry finish speeds up harvest  | Karoonda trial focus on crop rows 
THE production sector has welcomed the acknowledgement that MPCI will play a large role in determining future government drought policy.
25 Oct 14 THE production sector has welcomed the acknowledgement that MPCI will play a large role in determining future government drought policy.
THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.
24 Oct 14  1 THE Australian government and Terrain NRM are offering Wet Tropics’ sugar cane farmers an opportunity to further improve the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef.
AS THE harvest gets rolling in NSW, GrainCorp's closure of 72 receival sites has left festering and mixed emotions in its heartland.
24 Oct 14 AS THE harvest gets rolling in NSW, GrainCorp's closure of 72 receival sites has left festering and mixed emotions in its heartland.
LENTIL prices hit $900 a tonne last week, providing a rare spot of good news for farmers in south-eastern Australia.
24 Oct 14 LENTIL prices hit $900 a tonne last week, providing a rare spot of good news for farmers in south-eastern Australia. | After the deluge: crop damage in WA  | Wild weather hits crop quality 
THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern.
23 Oct 14 THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern. | Wild weather hits crop quality  | Averting crop catastrophe 
THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) says management of the State's grain rail freight network is an
23 Oct 14 THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) says management of the State's grain rail freight network is an "absolute shambles", largely due to a lease agreement that's been...
WITH crops already making five tonnes per hectare in the State’s north, competition is predicted to be strong for the 2014 Suncorp Bank/Agricultural Societies Council’s NSW Dryland Field Wheat competition.
23 Oct 14 WITH crops already making five tonnes per hectare in the State’s north, competition is predicted to be strong for the 2014 Suncorp Bank/Agricultural Societies Council’s NSW Dryland Field...
THE Australian crop is likely to suffer further downgrades following adverse weather in the past fortnight, with rain, hail and heat affecting quality.
23 Oct 14 THE Australian crop is likely to suffer further downgrades following adverse weather in the past fortnight, with rain, hail and heat affecting quality.  | Eye in the sky on Wimmera's dry  | Wheat yield potential slips 
A GROUP of Kulin farmers are refusing to pay what could be almost $700,000 in additional freight trucking costs this harvest following the closure of the local Tier 3 rail line, voting unanimously to forward the bill to the State Government.
23 Oct 14  1 A GROUP of Kulin farmers are refusing to pay what could be almost $700,000 in additional freight trucking costs this harvest following the closure of the local Tier 3 rail line, voting...
AUSTRALIA'S third-largest poppy company is relocating its processing plant from plant from Cressy, Tasmania, to Melbourne.
22 Oct 14 AUSTRALIA'S third-largest poppy company is relocating its processing plant from plant from Cressy, Tasmania, to Melbourne.
NEW board appointments to guide the investment and research efforts of the GRDC to generate the best return for growers have been announced.
22 Oct 14  2 NEW board appointments to guide the investment and research efforts of the GRDC to generate the best return for growers have been announced. | Online tool for northern growers  | New canola weed control option 
BROOKFIELD Rail is unlikely to pursue legal action against the WA government for publishing the lease and other critical contract documents underpinning management of the State's grain rail network.
22 Oct 14  3 BROOKFIELD Rail is unlikely to pursue legal action against the WA government for publishing the lease and other critical contract documents underpinning management of the State's grain...
BROOKFIELD Rail chief executive Paul Larsen says the WA government's inquiry into local grain rail operations delivers an
22 Oct 14 BROOKFIELD Rail chief executive Paul Larsen says the WA government's inquiry into local grain rail operations delivers an "emphatic no" on the key question of whether lease arrangements...
THE 2015 National Hay Quality Competition has been launched, giving growers the opportunity to benchmark their crops.
21 Oct 14 THE 2015 National Hay Quality Competition has been launched, giving growers the opportunity to benchmark their crops. | Wheat yield potential slips  | GRDC's cropping investment key 
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
21 Oct 14  34 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. | Get the header right for harvest  | Steering clear of GM in the Midwest 
INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay.
20 Oct 14 INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay. | Herbicide tolerant canola here...  | New canola weed control option 
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of WA.
20 Oct 14 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of WA.
WHILE the Victorian Farmers Federation is no closer to a grain trade licensing system, Brett Hosking sees a silver lining.
18 Oct 14  9 WHILE the Victorian Farmers Federation is no closer to a grain trade licensing system, Brett Hosking sees a silver lining. | ADM muscles in on Asian grain...  | Steering clear of GM in the Midwest 
BARLEY variety La Trobe is on track to obtain malt accreditation by its March 2015 target, said Syngenta head of cereals Ben Miles.
18 Oct 14 BARLEY variety La Trobe is on track to obtain malt accreditation by its March 2015 target, said Syngenta head of cereals Ben Miles.
ACHIEVING Malt 1 barley status with Bass and Commander will not be trial and error, when the results of a study into nitrogen rates and timing are released.
Department of Agriculture and Food's (DAFWA) Katanning research facility is hosting one of four barley trials spread across the State, to find the right mix without sacrificing yield or grain quality.
18 Oct 14 ACHIEVING Malt 1 barley status with Bass and Commander will not be trial and error, when the results of a study into nitrogen rates and timing are released. Department of Agriculture...
WA'S predicted seasonal grain harvest for 2014/15 is continuing to slide against last year's record return of 15.8 million tonnes.
17 Oct 14  1 WA'S predicted seasonal grain harvest for 2014/15 is continuing to slide against last year's record return of 15.8 million tonnes.
A BATTLE has erupted between two of the world’s grains powerhouses over last year’s sale of Joe White Maltings.
16 Oct 14  5 A BATTLE has erupted between two of the world’s grains powerhouses over last year’s sale of Joe White Maltings. | Bunge eyes other assets in $60m...  | Emerald buys Ardlink site 
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I don't know that that's all so. People generally do best if far from home...thus Aussie
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My grand-daughter, very confident and presentable, now 22 began work in Nth Shore Sydney as
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whilst much input is noted here I think Mouse was close to the point. . Of the several methods
MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced it will be closing the doors of its Perth office.2:00 AM MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced it will be closing the doors of its Perth office.
THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA has called for an immediate State-wide plan to tackle the wild dog problem.24 Oct 14 THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA has called for an immediate State-wide plan to tackle the wild dog...