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$1 per litre milk price war not over for Nick Xenophon
28 Aug 17 INDEPENDENT South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon says the retail strategy of major supermarkets selling $1 per litre milk in recent times has “thrown a spear into the heart of so many dairy farmers”.
Windsor and Joyce set for High Court showdown
28 Aug 17 TONY Windsor will hold fire for now on making expansive public comments about the aim of his High Court submission in joining the legal action over Barnaby Joyce’s dual NZ citizenship case.
Wool heads into record territory
27 Aug 17 WITH sales generating $10.5 million on a small offering at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week, record prices were set for 19.5 through to 22 micron wools as WA emerged as the national market leader for broader wools.
Bid for better beef access post Brexit
26 Aug 17 RED meat industry leaders are in Europe this week making sure Australia’s case for improved market access in the wake of Brexit is heard loudly and clearly.
Coolamon bins spotlight mental health
26 Aug 17 BRIGHTLY-coloured chaser bins at six national machinery field days will be used to raise awareness of mental health and well being in rural areas.
Jury undecided on new agribusiness course
26 Aug 17 RECENTLY announced plans for a new agribusiness degree at Curtin University have been met with a mixed response, with concerns the course could lead to the demise of an industry-backed course run at the Muresk Institute.
Smaller farms are big players
26 Aug 17 WITH ABARES forecasting the gross value of Australian farm production to reach $61.3 billion in 2017-18, which is 17 per cent above the five-year average to 2015-16 - it is clear Australian agriculture is performing well.
Trump resonates with America's ag areas
26 Aug 17 DONALD Trump is often portrayed as the devil in the global media with a notable negative focus in Australia that borders on obsession.
Case IH unveils cab-less concept tractor
25 Aug 17 IT has the potential to revolutionise agriculture and since its unveiling last year has created a buzz around the world. Now Case IH’s Autonomous Concept Vehicle (ACV) is in Australia for the first time.
New Holland showcases NHDrive tractor
25 Aug 17 UNVEILED last year at the Farm Progress Show in the United States, the New Holland NHDrive concept autonomous tractor is a driverless machine, which can perform a wide range of farming tasks, day and night.
Challara leads the Merino ewe evolution
25 Aug 17 WITH a positive outlook for sheep meat and wool, the opportunity to invest in quality Merinos has never been greater.
Dohnes drive profit for Farmanco clients
25 Aug 17 ONE of the largest farm consultancy practices in Australia, Farmanco, has declared the Dohne breed to be well suited to mixed farming systems.
Beef CEO turnover fuels speculation
25 Aug 17 THE TURNOVER of top executives in the beef industry of late is fuelling speculation about whether the unique challenges associated with heading up an agricultural outfit are causing an imbalance.
Time for beef industry mindset change
25 Aug 17 AS the Australian cattle market comes down the other side of an all-time peak in prices, the time is ripe for a serious producer change of mindset.
Young Wagin farmer is WA's ambassador
24 Aug 17 WAGIN farmer Luke Hall has won the prestigious title of 2017 Rural Ambassador for WA at an awards ceremony held at the Royal Agricultural Claremont Showground last weekend.
Bale runners slash hay-stacking time
24 Aug 17 SUCH was the season last year, that the average straw yield beat the grain yield for the first time at the SP Hay property near Brookton.
Family succession as Eddie calls ‘time’
24 Aug 17 I OFTEN described Beverley Steel Fabrication principal Eddie Peart as an Aussie battler.
Reduce water erosion risk with planned CTF systems
24 Aug 17 The importance of surface water management to reduce the risk of water erosion associated with controlled traffic farming (CTF) has been highlighted, after widespread flooding across the grainbelt due to unseasonably heavy rain last summer.
Crop camp coaches into grain careers
24 Aug 17 A WORLD of opportunities in the grains industry has opened up for university students who attended the Careers in Grain Crop Camp in Boyup Brook two weeks ago, organised by agVivo Events.
Beef plants suspended from China play the waiting game
23 Aug 17 AUDITS on the six Australian beef processing plants dealing with China’s recent suspension over labelling issues are now complete.
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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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