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Climate change overrated
14 Sep 05 WELL-KNOWN former agricultural consultant Peter Falconer has claimed that some bureaucrats and government scientists were forecasting apocalyptic climate changes to protect their jobs. The former principal of Planfarm said that while there had
Go for GM in fuel crisis: scholar
14 Sep 05 WHILE the State Government can put a moratorium on GM, it can't put a moratorium on the rising price of oil. That's the claim of Nuffield scholar and Calingiri grower Aaron Edmonds, who said GM technology must be taken advantage of in the face
One small step in value adding
14 Sep 05 GOOD things come in small packages and the first container of 25kg packages of gluten Nagata Australia exports to Japan in the next few weeks could be considered a good thing. In a grain industry reliant on bulk exports, Nagata Australia's st
Winner never in doubt
14 Sep 05 TECHNOLOGY failed at the crucial moment, but the winner of the Dyson Jones Wool Marketing Services state ewe hogget competition was never in doubt. According to state judge Neil Climas, Newdegate, the decision to place Carlo Varone's ewes from
Cheap imports threaten Asian market
08 Sep 05 CHEAPER processed meat from India, Brazil and Canada could threaten Australia's live export market in Indonesia. AustAsia national livestock coordinator Paul McCormick said the price discrepancy between legal and illegal beef was causing Indon
Exporters dispute sale results
08 Sep 05 THE Australian Council of Wool Exporters (ACWE) has criticised reports of a successful China wool auction by Elders. Elders held the Global Wool Catalogue auction at Nanjing, China, and said the sale was the most innovative method of increasin
Historic holding boasts quality
08 Sep 05 BELLARANGA Farms is an aggregation of prime northern Wheatbelt cropping and grazing country. It is rare that a holding of 16,590ha becomes available to the open market. Landmark Realty northern real estate manager Darren Tapscott said this larg
Katrina could cost $2b
08 Sep 05 ANALYSTS predict Hurricane Katrina will cost US agriculture $2 billion but are uncertain how its impact will affect Australian farmers. The American Farm Bureau Federation has conservatively estimated that more than US$1 billion worth of crops
Local use, faster adoption
08 Sep 05 UWA researchers have discovered local information and affordable herbicides are key requirements for no-till farming. Agricultural and Resource Economics School researchers Frank D'Emden, Rick Llewellyn and Michael Burton surveyed 380 growers
Matching wool money
08 Sep 05 AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) has extended its deadline for the international wool industry to match AWI¹s offer of US$5 million to fund the International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) test global apparel marketing program. The AWI funding w
Season's first stripe rust find
08 Sep 05 STRIPE rust has been confirmed for the first time this season in susceptible wheat varieties on a property near Miling and in an Agriculture Department disease nursery trial at Manjimup. Agriculture Department plant pathologist Geoff Thomas said l
Two days for Dowerin?
08 Sep 05 THE Dowerin machinery field days could be heading in a new direction, with suggestions that it should be a two-day event next year. Feedback from exhibitors indicates privately owned and operated businesses and support services from metropolit
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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
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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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