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$2000 top twice for Dandanning
03 Apr 02 GOOD prices reigned at the autumn Dandanning Piggery selected progeny sale last week when a top price of $2000 was gained twice for Large White boars. The $2000 Large White boars were sold one after another with regular buyer and Whoop Whoop s
03 Apr 02 TILLAGE is good for agriculture. So say NSW Agriculture researchers KY Chan and JA Mead, who point out that the challenge lying ahead for engineering in agriculture is to design tillage implements that maximise the potential benefits of tilla
Deep till key
03 Apr 02 farm success By KEN WILSON EAST Binnu farmer Murray Criddle and farm manager Barry Marshall were among the first farmers in their district to start deep tillage back in the mid-eighties on what they describe as typical "Binnu sandplain"
Funding cuts may
03 Apr 02 By PETER HENDERSON HOPES are fading fast for the Agriculture Department to maintain its wool program budget as Australian Wool Innovation apparently goes cold on two major projects. Researchers were hoping to attract external funding fo
Increased AWTA charges inevitable
03 Apr 02 AUSTRALIAN Wool Testing Authority managing director Michael Jackson has indicated charges would have to rise to make up for reduced wool production, more evident after the wool stockpile ran out. Wool production figures had a big impact on AWTA bu
Lupin growers warned
03 Apr 02 THE state's lupin growers have been warned about the possibility of infected seed introducing anthracnose into crops this season. The Agriculture Department has reported anthracnose was present in low levels in some crops during 2001 and as
Make silage while sun shines
03 Apr 02 DAIRY farmers could make an extra $4000 per 100 dairy cows in summer by increasing conserved fodder quality by one megajoule of metabolisable energy per kilogram. And this could be done through using later maturing pasture varieties or changin
Murray Grey dominate carcase
03 Apr 02 MURRAY Grey dominated the Sydney Royal Easter Show carcase competition taking out the grand champion carcase and the prestigious Stan Hill Trophy for the best team of three steers on the hoof and hook. The grand champion, which had placed fourth o
Production costs factor in futures
03 Apr 02 WOOLGROWERS should identify cost of production to take the guesswork out of establishing a profitable selling price, according to a guest speaker at the WAFarmers wool conference. Elders (WA) portfolio manager Stuart Macaulay, in his speech "l
Report highlights dairy future
03 Apr 02 According to Rabobank's most recent research publication Australian Dairy Global Focus, world production of dairy commodities is continuing to increase despite the potential impact of factors such as FMD in Europe, poor seasonal conditions in the US
Trials breathe new
03 Apr 02 A GRDC-FUNDED research project on deep tillage at Merredin is raising awareness of a practice that has gone off the boil over the past decade. Call it deep ripping if you like (deep tillage is probably a more conservation-minded description),
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The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
Not only are most levy payers never consulted, nobody even knows who most of them are.
Various thin-shelled types are running around like headless chooks over free-range eggs
The case for spending restraint and a rapid return to surplus is as strong as ever
I'm one of the people who want marijuana to be legalized, some city have been approved it but
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Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
Australia's live animal trade is nothing but a blood stained industry that suits those who
PGA launches live ex campaign
Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
24 Sep 18
THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
AFGRI has new stock of S700 headers
16 Sep 18
AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
Profit down, but rebounding Nufarm is seeking acquisitions
Bayer’s $88b Monsanto merger bites Aussie cotton R&D
Agrium merger makes super-sized fertiliser parent for Landmark
China’s Rifa pays $55m to beef up its NSW estate
GrainCorp syndicate withdraws from CBH bid
Chinese buy into live shipper Wellard
NZ crop tech firm eyes ASX listing
China’s ag investment rush leaves us for Brazil
Tweets from @FarmOnline/fairfax-rural-reporters
China has followed through with flagged plans to resume importing United States beef, lifting a ban that has existed since mad cow disease was found in the States in 2003.
Indonesia has relaxed its trade restrictions on secondary beef cuts, re-opening a market that was worth $42 million to Australian exporters two years ago.
The recent rainfall will lead to a change in the micron profile of the Australian wool clip next spring, while boosting production volume and lamb marking rates.
While the favourable season is spurring lamb prices and providing more marketing options for producers, livestock agents are concerned rates are reaching unsustainable levels.
There will be more cases of sclerotinia in canola in areas that do not traditionally have problems with the disease due to the wet spring.
Chickpea prices have jumped $30 to $50 a tonne above global market values as farmers caught with soggy crops look for alternative grain supplies to fulfill their forward contract commitments.
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