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OVER the past six years Australia has exported more grain than ever before, in spite of complaints about supply chain issues.
OVER the past six years Australia has exported more grain than ever before, in spite of complaints about supply chain issues.
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MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s. MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
FORWARD-selling wool may help reduce current price volatility, according to independent wool consultant Andrew Dennis, Adelaide. FORWARD-selling wool may help reduce current price volatility, according to independent wool consultant Andrew Dennis, Adelaide.
AUSTRALIA'S trade deal with Japan may have arrived in the nick of time to prevent our share of Japanese beef imports eroding below 50pc. AUSTRALIA'S trade deal with Japan may have arrived in the nick of time to prevent our share of Japanese beef imports eroding below 50pc.
WHEAT markets have surged a whopping 6.5 per cent over the past two days on the back of the unrest in Ukraine.
16 Apr 14  2 WHEAT markets have surged a whopping 6.5 per cent over the past two days on the back of the unrest in Ukraine. | Autumn leaves growers excited  | Sorghum's global demand grows 
THERE has been a double dose of good news for emerging phosphate producer Fertoz in the past two weeks.
16 Apr 14 THERE has been a double dose of good news for emerging phosphate producer Fertoz in the past two weeks. | Autumn leaves growers excited  | Poppies move beyond Tas 
MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
16 Apr 14 MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s. | Sorghum's global demand grows  | Early start for SA croppers 
AS carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit their highest level for possibly three million years, researchers have determined that the gas is changing the nutritional quality of food crops.
12 Apr 14  16 AS carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit their highest level for possibly three million years, researchers have determined that the gas is changing the nutritional quality of food... | Poppies move beyond Tas  | Sorghum's global demand grows 
COMMERCIAL poppy production for use in making opiate-based medicine could be a reality on mainland Australia this year.
12 Apr 14 COMMERCIAL poppy production for use in making opiate-based medicine could be a reality on mainland Australia this year.
INTERNATIONAL demand for sorghum is on the up, with China’s increased appetite for feed grain one of the key factors.
11 Apr 14 INTERNATIONAL demand for sorghum is on the up, with China’s increased appetite for feed grain one of the key factors. | Grains futures look for growth 
THE increasing trend of going early is showing no signs of easing, with sowing already underway in the Riverland.
10 Apr 14 THE increasing trend of going early is showing no signs of easing, with sowing already underway in the Riverland. | SA shows pulse power  | Hay, grain work well on plains 
PRICES of $300-plus a tonne for wheat this season and borderline moisture to plant a crop could be enough to entice farmers to plant.
10 Apr 14 PRICES of $300-plus a tonne for wheat this season and borderline moisture to plant a crop could be enough to entice farmers to plant.
10 Apr 14 "WE'RE just waiting for some rain" is the common catch-cry among WA grain growers who are gearing up for the 2014/15 seeding season.
AUSTRALIAN grain producers need to have a consistent product if they are continue to develop opportunities in Asia.
09 Apr 14  16 AUSTRALIAN grain producers need to have a consistent product if they are continue to develop opportunities in Asia. | SA shows pulse power  | New terminal gives growers options 
AUSTRALIA'S sugar growers say they are bitterly disappointed at the Japan-Australia trade agreement.
08 Apr 14  1 AUSTRALIA'S sugar growers say they are bitterly disappointed at the Japan-Australia trade agreement. | Japan to slash tariffs in trade...  | Australia seals trade deal with... 
ALBERTON farmers Greg Zipf and son Mitchell are breathing a sigh of relief after the family property received just over 90mm of rain last week.
08 Apr 14 ALBERTON farmers Greg Zipf and son Mitchell are breathing a sigh of relief after the family property received just over 90mm of rain last week.
SA had the biggest expansion of pulse area of any graingrowing state in Australia in the 2013 season.
08 Apr 14 SA had the biggest expansion of pulse area of any graingrowing state in Australia in the 2013 season. | Jock spot-on with weed control...  | Maximise medics to cut paddock... 
GRAIN Growers cuts field officer positions; groundbreaking chickpea research garners award.
08 Apr 14 GRAIN Growers cuts field officer positions; groundbreaking chickpea research garners award. | Canola back in the rotation  | Mexican genebank full of Aussie... 
CANOLA got an unjustified reputation during the Millenium Drought as a somewhat unreliable crop in low rainfall zones.
07 Apr 14 CANOLA got an unjustified reputation during the Millenium Drought as a somewhat unreliable crop in low rainfall zones. | Canola market access 'requires...  | GM, organics can coexist: Farm... 
STARVING a rice crop of water may sound like a bizarre concept but a mid-season dry down could help growers improve their yields by up to 20 per cent.
07 Apr 14 STARVING a rice crop of water may sound like a bizarre concept but a mid-season dry down could help growers improve their yields by up to 20 per cent.
MEXICAN grain growers attempting to run their farms under conservation farming practices are none too happy with the country’s herdsmen.
07 Apr 14  6 MEXICAN grain growers attempting to run their farms under conservation farming practices are none too happy with the country’s herdsmen.
FOR Richard Trethowan, having access to the largest wheat genebank in the world is akin to giving a child free rein in a lolly shop.
07 Apr 14 FOR Richard Trethowan, having access to the largest wheat genebank in the world is akin to giving a child free rein in a lolly shop. | VIDEO: Mexican wheat summit
THE NEWLY appointed SA Ag Minister Leon Bignell has copped a spray from GPA over his comments regarding ag chemicals.
06 Apr 14  2 THE NEWLY appointed SA Ag Minister Leon Bignell has copped a spray from GPA over his comments regarding ag chemicals.
GRAIN growers are welcoming the move by a new grain export consortium to build a 1.3 million tonne capacity shipping terminal at Port Kembla in direct competition with GrainCorp.
05 Apr 14  1 GRAIN growers are welcoming the move by a new grain export consortium to build a 1.3 million tonne capacity shipping terminal at Port Kembla in direct competition with GrainCorp. | Qube scores with Quattro Grain deal  | Emerald plans Port Kembla terminal 
04 Apr 14  5 A LACK of clarity on grain shrinkage and dust deductions has prompted a call for grain handlers to provide better information to growers.
A QUIRKY music video merging the words of Norman Borlaug with a catchy melody has been released to commemorate what would have been the wheat breeding icon’s 100th birthday.
04 Apr 14  4 A QUIRKY music video merging the words of Norman Borlaug with a catchy melody has been released to commemorate what would have been the wheat breeding icon’s 100th birthday.
CANEGROWERS and ACFA have issued the strongest possible warning to the miller of close to half of Australia's sugar that it must consider the future viability of growers, as news that it plans to break away from QSL and set up its own marketing arm ripples across the industry.
03 Apr 14 CANEGROWERS and ACFA have issued the strongest possible warning to the miller of close to half of Australia's sugar that it must consider the future viability of growers, as news that it...
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Good and after all the highly regulated labor supply chain and middlemen costs and other fees
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Can i get a Chinese shearing team working for their money ?So if O.S protection is a subsidy to
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You get the feeling that a whole lot of foreign investors in that part of the world, the great
FOOD safety is on the top of the list of concerns for the Chinese.2:00 AM FOOD safety is on the top of the list of concerns for the Chinese.
CHINESE investors want the Australian Government to ease restrictions on work visas for foreign labour.2:00 AM CHINESE investors want the Australian Government to ease restrictions on work visas for foreign labour.