Dalby grower earns Nuffield scholarship

DALBY, Queensland, farmer Adam McVeigh personifies the skills and capacity building drive within the Australian grain industry.
DALBY, Queensland, farmer Adam McVeigh personifies the skills and capacity building drive within the Australian grain industry.
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JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap. AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.
NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head.
01 Oct 14 NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head. | World watching Aussie sheep welfare  | Lamb supply down, restockers active 
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Barnaby Joyce is “absolutely right” in declaring Australia’s practical inability to become Asia’s food bowl.
01 Oct 14  1 PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Barnaby Joyce is “absolutely right” in declaring Australia’s practical inability to become Asia’s food bowl. | 'Not Asia's food bowl': Joyce  | China trip progresses trade talks 
SHEEP industry stalwart Dr John Keniry this week leaves after seven years chairing the Sheep CRC.
01 Oct 14 SHEEP industry stalwart Dr John Keniry this week leaves after seven years chairing the Sheep CRC. | Prices, pests, productivity:...  | World watching Aussie sheep welfare 
IT'S hard to untangle good news from bad as cattle markets head into another month of drought-fuelled stresses.
01 Oct 14 IT'S hard to untangle good news from bad as cattle markets head into another month of drought-fuelled stresses. | Flavour burst to kick off Beef 2015  | Canada hungry for Aussie beef 
Cattle - Beef
THOSE who have seen the future of the big grocery chains believe it doesn't look very healthy.
01 Oct 14 THOSE who have seen the future of the big grocery chains believe it doesn't look very healthy. | Coles' IGA purchases no threat:...  | Woolies, Coles slash sliced... 
GOODMAN Fielder CEO Chris Delaney said he wants to stay in the job if the breads and spreads maker is acquired.
01 Oct 14 GOODMAN Fielder CEO Chris Delaney said he wants to stay in the job if the breads and spreads maker is acquired. | Goodman Fielder buyout a good... 
AN ALLIANCE of supply chain groups has released a report recommending regulatory overhauls to improve farmgate returns.
01 Oct 14 AN ALLIANCE of supply chain groups has released a report recommending regulatory overhauls to improve farmgate returns. | Less profit at dairy farmgate:...  | Joyce test for Harper shake-up 
AUSTRALIAN cattle drives tend to be associated with red dust and high plains, but flying sand and sea spray?
01 Oct 14 AUSTRALIAN cattle drives tend to be associated with red dust and high plains, but flying sand and sea spray? | Japan growing Wagyu markets 
Cattle - Beef
JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
01 Oct 14 JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. | Cotton picking upgrade for John...  | John Deere cutter with bite 
A NASTY part of cropping is that in terms of risk management, it can be out of the frying pan and into the fire.
01 Oct 14 A NASTY part of cropping is that in terms of risk management, it can be out of the frying pan and into the fire. | Harvesting ideas from US grain tour  | Infrastructure: the grain thing 
IMPERIAL Partners' Josh Wiltshire and Sam Edwards have established a boxed lamb label to set the price for their products, rather than allow market trends to dictate their earnings.
01 Oct 14 IMPERIAL Partners' Josh Wiltshire and Sam Edwards have established a boxed lamb label to set the price for their products, rather than allow market trends to dictate their earnings. | Switch to sheep adds diversity  | NZ composites get more kg/ha 
Sheep - Wool
LIVE nematodes have been found in a carton of Fijian ginger imported into Sydney, prompting calls for an immediate ban on further imports.
30 Sep 14 LIVE nematodes have been found in a carton of Fijian ginger imported into Sydney, prompting calls for an immediate ban on further imports.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
30 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. | Human error created dog problem  | Dingoes can be allies 
VIDEO: A SENIOR entomologist has urged southern grain growers to monitor their canola crops for diamondback moth (DBM) larvae.
30 Sep 14 VIDEO: A SENIOR entomologist has urged southern grain growers to monitor their canola crops for diamondback moth (DBM) larvae. | Getting deep with subsoil manuring  | Marsh to face $800,000 costs... 
SANTA Gertrudis bulls hit a breed seasonal high of $47,500 at last week's annual Santa Central Sale, Clifton, Queensland.
30 Sep 14 SANTA Gertrudis bulls hit a breed seasonal high of $47,500 at last week's annual Santa Central Sale, Clifton, Queensland. | Herd decline causes US plant...  | Canada hungry for Aussie beef 
Cattle - Beef
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
30 Sep 14  4 THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. | Seven solutions for debt roundtable  | Joyce test for Harper shake-up 
AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.
30 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap. | Farmers pay the price for...  | On the road for rural debt solution 
LEGENDARY logistics businessman Chris Corrigan has denied being the mystery buyer of a 10pc stake in rural company Tandou.
30 Sep 14 LEGENDARY logistics businessman Chris Corrigan has denied being the mystery buyer of a 10pc stake in rural company Tandou. | Investments lift Tandou's worth 
FONTERRA may establish an investors' fund for its farmers in Australia and New Zealand to boost its milk pool.
30 Sep 14 FONTERRA may establish an investors' fund for its farmers in Australia and New Zealand to boost its milk pool. | Murray Goulburn: dairy must merge  | Serving the Asia-Pacific food... 
EAST coast grains handler GrainCorp has appointed former Mondelez International executive Rebecca Dee-Bradbury to its board.
30 Sep 14  1 EAST coast grains handler GrainCorp has appointed former Mondelez International executive Rebecca Dee-Bradbury to its board. | Shining light on women in business  | Emerald buys Ardlink site 
THERE has been another spate of multinational investments in the grains supply chain.
30 Sep 14  21 THERE has been another spate of multinational investments in the grains supply chain. | When to sell: market patterns...  | Get the header right for harvest 
CHINA'S thirst for Australian milk is now part of the A2 success story, with A2 milk on Chinese internet retailing site Jingdong.
30 Sep 14  4 CHINA'S thirst for Australian milk is now part of the A2 success story, with A2 milk on Chinese internet retailing site Jingdong. | Freedom looks for Asian partner  | A2 Brute? Dairy's showdown 
AUSTRALIA’s first Merlo telehandler depot, RightQuip, has relocated to a new dealership facility in western Sydney.
30 Sep 14 AUSTRALIA’s first Merlo telehandler depot, RightQuip, has relocated to a new dealership facility in western Sydney. | McIntosh and Son new Merlo dealers 
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A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been named runner up in the national Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award.01 Oct 14 A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been...
THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity auction finished late last week.
About 20 participants, including a handful of new entrants, competed in a blind auction to secure their share of CBH's 14.1 million tonnes of shipping capacity across the State's four port terminals.01 Oct 14 THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity...