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MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock.
MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock.
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THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week. THE Australian wool market experienced its largest weekly rise in seven months this week.
WA'S Premier, Colin Barnett, says WA needs to continue to leverage agriculture off the strength of its mining and natural gas connections in China. WA'S Premier, Colin Barnett, says WA needs to continue to leverage agriculture off the strength of its mining and natural gas connections in China.
THIS week's meeting of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) in Brisbane clarified some issues over the concept. THIS week's meeting of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) in Brisbane clarified some issues over the concept.
MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s. MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
MORVEN has moved to the front line of the wild dog war with a new 1.8 metre-high fence around 50 properties.
2:00 AM MORVEN has moved to the front line of the wild dog war with a new 1.8 metre-high fence around 50 properties.
AN investigation into allegations of criminal misconduct within the live export trade is underway.
15 Apr 14  5 AN investigation into allegations of criminal misconduct within the live export trade is underway.
CHANGES to the ESCAS system will be pushed by Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce after his visit last week to the Middle East.
14 Apr 14  9 CHANGES to the ESCAS system will be pushed by Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce after his visit last week to the Middle East. | Live ex industry 'committed to...  | Greens 'attacking ag': Joyce 
PRODUCERS and industry representatives met in Kojonup last week to discuss some of WA's beef and sheep industry concerns.
12 Apr 14 PRODUCERS and industry representatives met in Kojonup last week to discuss some of WA's beef and sheep industry concerns.
LIVE export still has a long way to go to build social licence but the industry is firmly committed to animal welfare, says ALEC chief Alison Penfold.
12 Apr 14  8 LIVE export still has a long way to go to build social licence but the industry is firmly committed to animal welfare, says ALEC chief Alison Penfold. | Greens 'attack' short on facts  | All guns blazing on live ex 
STUD Merino breeders and loyal Strath-Haddon clients were out in force at the Strath-Haddon Merino stud on-property dispersal sale at Broomehill this week pushing prices to a high of $410 for stud ewes and $9400 for stud sires.
11 Apr 14 STUD Merino breeders and loyal Strath-Haddon clients were out in force at the Strath-Haddon Merino stud on-property dispersal sale at Broomehill this week pushing prices to a high of...
WA saleyards are preparing for a national livestock standstill. 
Workshops have been held throughout the State to prepare industry representatives for an outbreak of an emergency disease such as foot and mouth disease (FMD).
11 Apr 14 WA saleyards are preparing for a national livestock standstill. Workshops have been held throughout the State to prepare industry representatives for an outbreak of an emergency...
WAFARMERS has launched a website to share the positive and factual story behind live export from the perspective of producers.
11 Apr 14 WAFARMERS has launched a website to share the positive and factual story behind live export from the perspective of producers.
AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
10 Apr 14  1 AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
WILD dog scalps have come in thick and fast in the first round of the bounty trial set up in the Murchison.
10 Apr 14 WILD dog scalps have come in thick and fast in the first round of the bounty trial set up in the Murchison.
IT’S not a sheep, and it’s not a goat. Meet the geep – a rare hybrid ovine bred in Ireland from a sheep and goat.
09 Apr 14 IT’S not a sheep, and it’s not a goat. Meet the geep – a rare hybrid ovine bred in Ireland from a sheep and goat. | Aust 'must' commit to GE livestock  | Trust Me: Lowline makes US$85,000 
THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
08 Apr 14 THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale.
06 Apr 14 EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale. | Ballarat push for saleyard success  | Colac's big buoy hits $1015 
A SOGGY week of weaner sales across the State has spurred on restockers and feedlots to pay more than 200 cents a kilogram (liveweight) for most lines of stock in reasonable condition.
03 Apr 14 A SOGGY week of weaner sales across the State has spurred on restockers and feedlots to pay more than 200 cents a kilogram (liveweight) for most lines of stock in reasonable condition.
BUYING was strong at the Paringa bull sale on Tuesday, with Tom and Olivia Lawson selling 54 of 60 Charolais and Stabilizer bulls offered.
02 Apr 14  1 BUYING was strong at the Paringa bull sale on Tuesday, with Tom and Olivia Lawson selling 54 of 60 Charolais and Stabilizer bulls offered. | Alpine Angus bulls to $9000  | Witherswood Angus sale boosted... 
AUSTRALIAN Pork Ltd's new strategic plan includes a renewed focus on export markets.
01 Apr 14 AUSTRALIAN Pork Ltd's new strategic plan includes a renewed focus on export markets. | Feed boost lifts piglet litter... 
A TIMELY autumn break and the first green shoots of the season boosted buyer confidence at Warrnambool's monthly store sale on Friday.
31 Mar 14 A TIMELY autumn break and the first green shoots of the season boosted buyer confidence at Warrnambool's monthly store sale on Friday.
AUSTRALIAN Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC) chief executive officer Alison Penfold predicts about 700,000 head of Australian cattle will be sold into Indonesia this year with the help of some encouraging promotional techniques.
31 Mar 14  3 AUSTRALIAN Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC) chief executive officer Alison Penfold predicts about 700,000 head of Australian cattle will be sold into Indonesia this year with the help...
THE underlying drivers of the live export trade are stronger than ever, Steve Meerwald told the Better Beef conference held in Albany, WA.
28 Mar 14 THE underlying drivers of the live export trade are stronger than ever, Steve Meerwald told the Better Beef conference held in Albany, WA.
AN earlier date for the Thomson River Bull Classic should improve prospects for the vendors who have moved their sale date forward to April 11.
27 Mar 14 AN earlier date for the Thomson River Bull Classic should improve prospects for the vendors who have moved their sale date forward to April 11.
CENTRAL Victoria Livestock Exchange (CVLX) managing agent Regional Infrastructure has sliced $11 million off the budget of the proposed new Ballarat saleyards.
27 Mar 14 CENTRAL Victoria Livestock Exchange (CVLX) managing agent Regional Infrastructure has sliced $11 million off the budget of the proposed new Ballarat saleyards.
WIDESPREAD falls of at least 40mm across the Northern Rivers will likely trigger a flurry of winter pasture planting on both dairy and beef farms.
26 Mar 14 WIDESPREAD falls of at least 40mm across the Northern Rivers will likely trigger a flurry of winter pasture planting on both dairy and beef farms. | Weekend rain and more to come  | Rain hasn't broken big dry's grip 
A GREENS bill to ban live animal exports will be reintroduced this week as the party ramps up calls to replace live ex with boxed trade.
24 Mar 14  12 A GREENS bill to ban live animal exports will be reintroduced this week as the party ramps up calls to replace live ex with boxed trade. | Live ex trade to Egypt reopens  | Egypt cruelty findings due soon 
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Hey it is pretty dumb all unifying together to make good progress if you are headed in the wrong
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jillaroo, how right you are. In fact Australian farmers still supply the lowest priced food
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Agri-politics is heavily guarded by people who have made a substantial living
FOOD safety is on the top of the list of concerns for the Chinese.2:00 AM FOOD safety is on the top of the list of concerns for the Chinese.
CHINESE investors want the Australian Government to ease restrictions on work visas for foreign labour.2:00 AM  2 CHINESE investors want the Australian Government to ease restrictions on work visas for foreign labour.