Canegrowers temp CEO named

THE Canegrowers board has appointed well-respected and long-serving staffer Ron Mullins as the Acting CEO of Canegrowers.
THE Canegrowers board has appointed well-respected and long-serving staffer Ron Mullins as the Acting CEO of Canegrowers.
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AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon. AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon.
IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing. IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing.
RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed. RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed.
AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910. AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910.
A MOVE to block the co-op exemption granted in the government’s wheat port access code of conduct has been defeated.
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AUSTRALIA'S wheat industry is in danger of becoming the “white trash” of import markets in Asia.
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AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon.
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AUSTRALIAN cotton production is expected to rebound by 19pc next season to 560,000 tonnes and hit 818,000t by the end of the decade.
04 Mar 15 AUSTRALIAN cotton production is expected to rebound by 19pc next season to 560,000 tonnes and hit 818,000t by the end of the decade. | Family farms underpin economy:...  | Threads of Paul Kahl's cotton... 
ALTHOUGH prices are likely to ease, industry forecasters are still predicting a good year ahead for Australian lentil producers.
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WEST Carnamah farmer Bob Dempster took a trip to Dongara on Sunday leaving at 9am.
03 Mar 15  1 WEST Carnamah farmer Bob Dempster took a trip to Dongara on Sunday leaving at 9am.
GREENS Senator Rachel Siewert is calling for a national “contamination insurance scheme” to help protect non-GM farmers.
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A LEADING expert in fungal disease rhizoctonia says tell-tale crop bare patches are no longer the best symptom.
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WESTERN Australia's biggest grain grower John Nicoletti is downsizing in a radical business transformation.
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THE importance of farmers using neo-nicotinoid insecticides according to instructions has been made clearer than ever before.
02 Mar 15  1 THE importance of farmers using neo-nicotinoid insecticides according to instructions has been made clearer than ever before.
THE benefits of a break from wheat in low rainfall Mallee environments has been proven in a joint crop sequencing trial.
01 Mar 15  1 THE benefits of a break from wheat in low rainfall Mallee environments has been proven in a joint crop sequencing trial. | Aerobic cropping a good fit  | AGT enters barley space 
DURING the 2000s the cereals fungal disease focus has firmly been on rust, but in recent years other diseases have crept up.
28 Feb 15 DURING the 2000s the cereals fungal disease focus has firmly been on rust, but in recent years other diseases have crept up. | AGT enters barley space  | Oilseed: high risk, high reward 
INGHAM sugarcane farmers could retain an increased ownership percentage in the $520m cane-based renewable energy facility.
27 Feb 15 INGHAM sugarcane farmers could retain an increased ownership percentage in the $520m cane-based renewable energy facility.
WITH the price of cropping land soaring, farmers are increasingly looking to improve the productivity of the ground they already own.
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ONE of Australia’s largest wheat breeders will expand its operation and begin breeding barley.
24 Feb 15  13 ONE of Australia’s largest wheat breeders will expand its operation and begin breeding barley. | Big year for sorghum harvest:...  | Late upgrades to Aussie crop 
THE possibility of oilseed rape yields of up to 5t/ha is an obvious reason for German farmers to grow the European canola equivalent.
23 Feb 15 THE possibility of oilseed rape yields of up to 5t/ha is an obvious reason for German farmers to grow the European canola equivalent. | CBH takeover could solve Tier 3...  | Trailblazers of the no-till... 
THE NSW rice industry is hoping to lift water use efficiency by tapping into achievements being made by the fledgling NQ sector.
23 Feb 15 THE NSW rice industry is hoping to lift water use efficiency by tapping into achievements being made by the fledgling NQ sector. | Asia's noodle hunger drives demand  | Rice outperforms cane at Burdekin 
FROST was a dirty but popular word at the GRDC Grain Research Update in Adelaide recently.
22 Feb 15 FROST was a dirty but popular word at the GRDC Grain Research Update in Adelaide recently. | Vigorous varieties suffocate weeds  | Time on hand to test ideas 
THERE was a time when the no-till and minimum till practices used by close to 90pc of croppers was a revolutionary, risky idea.
21 Feb 15  5 THERE was a time when the no-till and minimum till practices used by close to 90pc of croppers was a revolutionary, risky idea. | Keeping 'tram tracks' functional  | Getting air time saves in sowing 
THE best solution for Tier 3 rail line lines in WA would be a CBH takeover, but that outcome might require taxpayer support.
20 Feb 15  7 THE best solution for Tier 3 rail line lines in WA would be a CBH takeover, but that outcome might require taxpayer support. | CBH 'war' on inquiry agenda  | Co-op inquiry one step closer 
AGRICULTURAL market research business KG2 is looking at farmer market intelligence to find the biggest drivers in growers’ decisions.
17 Feb 15 AGRICULTURAL market research business KG2 is looking at farmer market intelligence to find the biggest drivers in growers’ decisions. | Farmers worried by ACCC port views  | Insuring against dry seasons 
AFTER years of no-till and now controlled traffic farming, ‘tram tracks’ where vehicles travel are proving somewhat of a problem.
16 Feb 15 AFTER years of no-till and now controlled traffic farming, ‘tram tracks’ where vehicles travel are proving somewhat of a problem. | Farmers dig deep for moisture...  | Managed grazing can preserve... 
A NEW DROUGHT insurance is the latest financial product to allow Australian farmers some means of managing climatic variability.
15 Feb 15  2 A NEW DROUGHT insurance is the latest financial product to allow Australian farmers some means of managing climatic variability. | MPCI payout good news in tough year  | Historic multi-peril payouts 
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Wrong yet again Nico. Talk about half stories and half truths, you are champion at it Nico.
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I agree, how farmers conduct their business is legal but it certainly isn't ethical! Bring on
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Only half the story again, Sandman. The global pause so loved by denialists is not real. There
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