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BEST-fed cow milks 107 litres in a DAY
11 May 05 Top Dairy Consultants BEST-fed International have helped a South Australian farmer to break the Australian dairy cow production record. Tristan Mulhern's Holstein 5 year old produced a staggering 107 litres in just one day - 82 litres above the na
Calf rearing a dairy focus
11 May 05 GENETICS, optimising dairy farm profitability, and live dairy exports were all on the agenda at the Dairy Practicum held in Margaret River last week. Modern calf rearing was a much-discussed issue, with many attendees travelling from around th
Chinese can spot the difference
11 May 05 THERE are noticeable differences in yarn quality when environmental and management conditions impact on the Australian woolclip, Suedwolle Yangste Spinning Company deputy manager Michael Baumann said. He told WA woolgrowers visiting his Zhangjiaga
Greasy 20-22 micron wool best for weaving
11 May 05 GREASY wool of 20-22 micron is the best for weaving yarn, according to the Suedwolle Yangste Spinning Company. It was through trial and error that the Zhangjiagang-based mill in China's Jiangsu province made the discovery. Suedwolle deputy mana
Great Southern producers show support for levy
11 May 05 GREAT Southern prime beef producers were likely to vote for $1.50 rise in the beef cattle transaction levy, judged on a meeting of 50 growers at Mt Barker last week. The meeting was called by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), the body seekin
Live export promotion under no restriction
11 May 05 MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) will review its funding agreement with Livecorp after the Beef Industry Funding Steering Committee (BIFSC) claimed their dollar-for-dollar arrangement limited live export promotion. A committee report stated
Live export promotion under no restriction
11 May 05 The LiveCorp and Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) funding agreement will be placed under review after the Beef Industry Funding Steering Committee (BIFSC) suggested the $1 for $1 arrangement limited promotion of live exports. The committee i
New market for two tooths
11 May 05 A NEW market for two-tooth Merinos has been established in Sydney supermarkets thanks to collaboration between Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) and Hillside Meats. Following research from the Sheep Meat Eating Quality (SMEQ) program, MLA dis
Port Hedland cattle exports slump
11 May 05 POOR pastoral conditions last year again reduced the number of cattle exported through Port Hedland. Only six shipments of cattle totaling 11,700 head were exported from Port Hedland in 2004. Geraldton port again received a significant lift in
Suedwolle supplies synthetics market
11 May 05 THE textile industry has demanded more synthetic fibre blends from the market in recent years, according to Suedwolle Yangste Spinning Company deputy manager Michael Baumann. Mr Baumann said the mill had processed wool blends for knitting yarn for
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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
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PGA launches live ex campaign
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.
Liberals vow to keep college doors open
28 Aug 18
PARENTS campaigning to save Moora Residential College (MRC) have cautiously welcomed WA Liberals’ announcement it will keep the facility open if it wins the next State election.
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
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China’s ag investment rush leaves us for Brazil
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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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