Dalby grower earns Nuffield scholarship

DALBY, Queensland, farmer Adam McVeigh personifies the skills and capacity building drive within the Australian grain industry.
DALBY, Queensland, farmer Adam McVeigh personifies the skills and capacity building drive within the Australian grain industry.
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JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap. AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.
GROWERS in the Corrigin region are looking forward to capitalising on advantageous growing conditions this season, although yield potential varies greatly within the region.
01 Oct 14 GROWERS in the Corrigin region are looking forward to capitalising on advantageous growing conditions this season, although yield potential varies greatly within the region.
A NASTY part of cropping is that in terms of risk management, it can be out of the frying pan and into the fire.
01 Oct 14 A NASTY part of cropping is that in terms of risk management, it can be out of the frying pan and into the fire. | Harvesting ideas from US grain tour  | Infrastructure: the grain thing 
VIDEO: A SENIOR entomologist has urged southern grain growers to monitor their canola crops for diamondback moth (DBM) larvae.
30 Sep 14 VIDEO: A SENIOR entomologist has urged southern grain growers to monitor their canola crops for diamondback moth (DBM) larvae. | Getting deep with subsoil manuring  | Marsh to face $800,000 costs... 
AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.
30 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap. | Farmers pay the price for...  | On the road for rural debt solution 
THERE has been another spate of multinational investments in the grains supply chain.
30 Sep 14  21 THERE has been another spate of multinational investments in the grains supply chain. | When to sell: market patterns...  | Get the header right for harvest 
COLES has been banned for three years from advertising its bread was made or baked on the same day it was sold.
29 Sep 14  4 COLES has been banned for three years from advertising its bread was made or baked on the same day it was sold. | Consumers face price hike if...  | Woolies, Coles slash sliced... 
USUALLY, the optimal farming practices vary from region to region, and what works in one area won’t necessarily prosper in another.
29 Sep 14 USUALLY, the optimal farming practices vary from region to region, and what works in one area won’t necessarily prosper in another. | Farming 'breakthrough' overlooked  | Sowing seeds of long-term success 
SORGHUM research, glypho resistance and multi-peril insurance were some of the ideas a group of Queensland grain growers canvassed on their recent trip to the United States.
28 Sep 14  1 SORGHUM research, glypho resistance and multi-peril insurance were some of the ideas a group of Queensland grain growers canvassed on their recent trip to the United States.
NSW sugar producers are battling aggressive cost-cutting by foreign-owned sugar millers, which they say has the potential to push them out of business and create a market ripe for driving prices to consumers sky-high.
27 Sep 14  1 NSW sugar producers are battling aggressive cost-cutting by foreign-owned sugar millers, which they say has the potential to push them out of business and create a market ripe for...
AGRONOMICALLY, farmers constantly push for the smallest of gains, but proper harvest set-up also increases the grain in the bin.
27 Sep 14 AGRONOMICALLY, farmers constantly push for the smallest of gains, but proper harvest set-up also increases the grain in the bin. | Around the crop circles  | Grain prices continue to slump 
MACALISTER cotton growers the McVeigh Family have taken out this year’s Darling Downs Cotton Growers of the Year award.
27 Sep 14 MACALISTER cotton growers the McVeigh Family have taken out this year’s Darling Downs Cotton Growers of the Year award. | Cotton set to slump as demand drops  | Young ag scientist scholarships... 
THE Australian grains sector is maturing following deregulation of the wheat industry, according to industry analyst Malcolm Bartholomaeus.
26 Sep 14  32 THE Australian grains sector is maturing following deregulation of the wheat industry, according to industry analyst Malcolm Bartholomaeus. | Around the crop circles  | Code exemption helps growers: Joyce 
BUNGE Australia will aim to provide a competitive and straight forward link to global markets and add value to farm businesses in the process according to Bunge Limited chief executive officer Soren Schroder.
26 Sep 14  9 BUNGE Australia will aim to provide a competitive and straight forward link to global markets and add value to farm businesses in the process according to Bunge Limited chief executive... | Bunge's southern port plans  | Port code co-op exemption... 
PLAYERS in the WA grain space are competing to sure up their share of the State's shipping stem for the 2014/15 harvest period at auction this week.
25 Sep 14 PLAYERS in the WA grain space are competing to sure up their share of the State's shipping stem for the 2014/15 harvest period at auction this week.
25 Sep 14  THE biggest difference liquid fertilisers have made on Mulgutherie Station, Condobolin, is in the cotton and wheat rotation crops, according to owner Ryan Vella.
AUSTRALIAN wheat prices dipped markedly this week, and only premiums above international parity are keeping prices above the cost of production.
25 Sep 14  16 AUSTRALIAN wheat prices dipped markedly this week, and only premiums above international parity are keeping prices above the cost of production. | Huge harvest for northern US  | Receivals already at 1800t in... 
DESPITE an unprecedented early start to the 2014/15 harvest period in the north following a dry warm winter, CBH Geraldton Zone manager Duncan Gray says CBH is more than ready to take in the new crop.
24 Sep 14 DESPITE an unprecedented early start to the 2014/15 harvest period in the north following a dry warm winter, CBH Geraldton Zone manager Duncan Gray says CBH is more than ready to take in... | Wheat production to drop: ABARES  | Muddy finish to huge US growing... 
A MANDATORY code on port access arrangements for bulk wheat exports has been finalised, but the news sparked has mixed industry reaction.
24 Sep 14  4 A MANDATORY code on port access arrangements for bulk wheat exports has been finalised, but the news sparked has mixed industry reaction. | Single desk's last gasp fades  | No east-west wheat split, says... 
TWO great opportunities for young agricultural scientists both close in October.
23 Sep 14 TWO great opportunities for young agricultural scientists both close in October. | Cotton set to slump as demand drops  | GM politics stifling good... 
A NEW faba bean; US rail woes; New durum released; World wheat price down; Executive Filipino visit.
23 Sep 14  18 A NEW faba bean; US rail woes; New durum released; World wheat price down; Executive Filipino visit. | Not happy Barnaby: PGA hits back  | Long season wheat suits high... 
WHILE dry conditions have troubled southern and central US, the past year has been almost too wet for many producers in the corn and soybean heartland.
23 Sep 14 WHILE dry conditions have troubled southern and central US, the past year has been almost too wet for many producers in the corn and soybean heartland. | Dairy industry eyes Russia  | Don't be afraid to trade 
WEATHER and yield concerns in Australian grainbelts make a stark contrast to the US, where harvest prospects are huge.
22 Sep 14 WEATHER and yield concerns in Australian grainbelts make a stark contrast to the US, where harvest prospects are huge. | Cultivating conversations that...  | Russia hungry to punish the West 
LONGER season wheat lines have a good fit in Victoria's Western District according to SFS research agronomist Annieka Paridaen.
21 Sep 14 LONGER season wheat lines have a good fit in Victoria's Western District according to SFS research agronomist Annieka Paridaen. | Port code plan under threat  | Grain Growers board shock 
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A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been named runner up in the national Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award.01 Oct 14 A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been...
THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity auction finished late last week.
About 20 participants, including a handful of new entrants, competed in a blind auction to secure their share of CBH's 14.1 million tonnes of shipping capacity across the State's four port terminals.01 Oct 14 THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity...