Changing climate to hit water security

EASTERN Australia has to prepare for worsening water security as climate change triggers winter rainfall reductions, says a new report.
EASTERN Australia has to prepare for worsening water security as climate change triggers winter rainfall reductions, says a new report.
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THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools. THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools.
SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources. SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources.
ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed. ANIMAL cruelty charges in the high profile NSW case against Wally’s Piggery have been dismissed.
A GROUP of insecticides considered the world's most widely used - neonicotinoids - has come under analysis for its detrimental impact on ecosystems. A GROUP of insecticides considered the world's most widely used - neonicotinoids - has come under analysis for its detrimental impact on ecosystems.
GROWER-owned food processor and marketer SunRice has gone all in with their plans to make North Queensland a major player in their rice growing operations.
This commitment to the North was cemented with the recent acquisition of the Burdekin-based Blue Ribbon Rice’s assets including the mill acting which will act as SunRice’s base of operations in the region.
9:52 AM GROWER-owned food processor and marketer SunRice has gone all in with their plans to make North Queensland a major player in their rice growing operations. This commitment to the North...
WOOLPRODUCERS Australia has announced South Australian woolgrower Richard Halliday as its new president.
9:15 AM WOOLPRODUCERS Australia has announced South Australian woolgrower Richard Halliday as its new president. | Fine wool's 'perfect storm':...  | Woolmark spices up awards 
A NEW MSA Index model has given the Australian red meat industry a clearer picture of producer performance, and Tasmania has come out on top.
7:58 AM A NEW MSA Index model has given the Australian red meat industry a clearer picture of producer performance, and Tasmania has come out on top. | The island that drives Aussie Wagyu 
Cattle - Beef
THE horticulture sector is set to decide its own future with a new industry services and export control body, HIAL, taking effect.
7:43 AM THE horticulture sector is set to decide its own future with a new industry services and export control body, HIAL, taking effect. | Hort gets new R&D body 
THE $A has shed more than 1pc overnight, hammered by RBA deputy governor Philip Lowe's comments on its value.
6:30 AM THE $A has shed more than 1pc overnight, hammered by RBA deputy governor Philip Lowe's comments on its value.
JACK Earl stood out in a room where a meagre 25 seasoned woolgrowers fronted up to the AWI annual general meeting last Friday.
6:25 AM  2 JACK Earl stood out in a room where a meagre 25 seasoned woolgrowers fronted up to the AWI annual general meeting last Friday. | AWGA slams AWI spending  | AWI defends marketing budget 
Sheep - Wool
THE Australian Made, Australian Grown logo is making its mark in Asia, with the green-and-gold kangaroo now registered in Singapore.
5:30 AM THE Australian Made, Australian Grown logo is making its mark in Asia, with the green-and-gold kangaroo now registered in Singapore. | Backing an Aussie icon to...  | CoOL change for Aussie consumers 
VIDEO: REMOTE video cameras on a Warooka grain farm in SA are poised to revolutionise baiting of crop-diminishing snails.
4:45 AM VIDEO: REMOTE video cameras on a Warooka grain farm in SA are poised to revolutionise baiting of crop-diminishing snails. | Ratings key to grain frost arsenal  | New durum research pays dividends 
THE latest USDA Cattle On Feed report shows the total number of cattle on feed in the US up 0.5pc year-on-year.
4:40 AM THE latest USDA Cattle On Feed report shows the total number of cattle on feed in the US up 0.5pc year-on-year. | Expanding dairy biotech alliances  | Terra Firma stake still on... 
Cattle - Beef
STYLE icon Victoria Beckham will be one of the judges of the International Woolmark Prize womenswear award in 2015.
1:00 AM STYLE icon Victoria Beckham will be one of the judges of the International Woolmark Prize womenswear award in 2015. | Wyvern's woolshed wows the world  | AWI defends marketing budget 
Sheep - Wool
SHRINKING water allocations and crop competition have forced the Coleambally mill back into mothballs, just two years after re-opening.
1:00 AM SHRINKING water allocations and crop competition have forced the Coleambally mill back into mothballs, just two years after re-opening. | 'Golden' opportunity or Trojan...  | Water plan no dam good for ag 
AN Australian film pointing out the implications of a high sugar diet could have repercussions for the industry .
1:00 AM  1 AN Australian film pointing out the implications of a high sugar diet could have repercussions for the industry . | Cane industry bodies submit...  | Commodities left out of FTA party 
MULTI-peril crop insurance sector in Australia has the ability to provide a central plank for drought assistance, says Jay Horton.
1:00 AM  2 MULTI-peril crop insurance sector in Australia has the ability to provide a central plank for drought assistance, says Jay Horton.
PEABODY Energy and Glencore have agreed to form a joint venture at two neighbouring mines in NSW's Hunter Valley.
25 Nov 14 PEABODY Energy and Glencore have agreed to form a joint venture at two neighbouring mines in NSW's Hunter Valley.
SHEEP producers could see livestock payments from processors paid on yield rather than weight, as the industry embraces breeding values that promote eating quality and meat production.
25 Nov 14  4 SHEEP producers could see livestock payments from processors paid on yield rather than weight, as the industry embraces breeding values that promote eating quality and meat production.
FORMER NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell will not contest next year's State election.
25 Nov 14  1 FORMER NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell will not contest next year's State election.
AUSTRALIANS in remote areas are twice as likely to use meth, smoke daily or engage in risky drinking as those in cities.
25 Nov 14  1 AUSTRALIANS in remote areas are twice as likely to use meth, smoke daily or engage in risky drinking as those in cities. | Does rural Australia have a gun...  | Mental health support extended 
OUR biosecurity is at risk from what the CSIRO has called
25 Nov 14  2 OUR biosecurity is at risk from what the CSIRO has called "the efficiency era", which could hit the country's ability to protect itself from external threats such as highly contagious... | Not happy on biosecurity inequity  | Biosecurity barney still... 
DAIRYTAS and Dairy Australia have chosen their Tasmanian Dairy Focus Farm, for the next two years.
25 Nov 14 DAIRYTAS and Dairy Australia have chosen their Tasmanian Dairy Focus Farm, for the next two years.
THE State Government's alpine cattle grazing policy is again under the legal spotlight, with a hearing in Victoria's Supreme Court this week.
25 Nov 14  2 THE State Government's alpine cattle grazing policy is again under the legal spotlight, with a hearing in Victoria's Supreme Court this week.
THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry.
25 Nov 14  4 THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen...
BIG wins under the China-Australia free trade agreement include ag exports with considerable growth potential, according to National Australia Bank.
25 Nov 14  1 BIG wins under the China-Australia free trade agreement include ag exports with considerable growth potential, according to National Australia Bank. | Aus-China FTA ag outcomes at a...  | Robb chuffed with ChAFTA 
PRIVATE investment group TPG has raised a record haul of more than $550 million from the sale of Inghams chicken production facilities.
25 Nov 14 PRIVATE investment group TPG has raised a record haul of more than $550 million from the sale of Inghams chicken production facilities. | Inghams dividend recap to...  | Rock chicks in excess 
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Sugar is poison and should be avoided, 3 years for me and never healthier, or lighter.
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I don't think you understand, Max, how science operates. Research results are published, for all
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How could any growers attend? you don't run sheep in Sydney, not the 4 legged type anyway. Most
WELL known WA Nationals member Terry “Tuck” Waldron has announced his retirement from cabinet.1:00 AM WELL known WA Nationals member Terry “Tuck” Waldron has announced his retirement from cabinet.
A BREAKTHROUGH deal has been signed in Derby which will help develop a template for West Kimberley pastoral projects and build the State's international beef trade.23 Nov 14 A BREAKTHROUGH deal has been signed in Derby which will help develop a template for West Kimberley pastoral projects...