China demand lifts sorghum

DEMAND from China could see Australia's 2015 sorghum crop come in as the most valuable on record.
DEMAND from China could see Australia's 2015 sorghum crop come in as the most valuable on record.
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JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry. JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry.
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Exactly so Frank.
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VivKay, it isn't that they don't have fridges, it is that they don't have ELECTRICITY.
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