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FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA. THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA.
RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales. RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales.
TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress. TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress.
ACKNOWLEDGING Australia has the potential to do well in areas such as food and agribusiness, mining and medical technologies is hardly radical.
15 Oct 14 ACKNOWLEDGING Australia has the potential to do well in areas such as food and agribusiness, mining and medical technologies is hardly radical.
15 Oct 14 LAST week, during Mental Health Week, NSW Farmers launched the Glove Box Guide for Mental Health in partnership with the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health and The Land.
MODERN communication tools have undoubtedly improved efficiency and the speed at which information can be shared, but can never replace a face-to-face catch up, says KATE MANION.
12 Oct 14 MODERN communication tools have undoubtedly improved efficiency and the speed at which information can be shared, but can never replace a face-to-face catch up, says KATE MANION.
SIGNS are pointing towards finalisation of the long overdue Australia-China FTA next month, yielding potentially lucrative returns for Australian agriculture.
10 Oct 14  2 SIGNS are pointing towards finalisation of the long overdue Australia-China FTA next month, yielding potentially lucrative returns for Australian agriculture. | Dairy needs China FTA: Robb  | Abbott dispels 'Asia's food... 
FADING our curtains and keeping the cows awake, who does the sun think it is? Naughty sun, back in your box.
04 Oct 14  2 FADING our curtains and keeping the cows awake, who does the sun think it is? Naughty sun, back in your box. | Making ag a popular career choice  | Australia Post must act, to the... 
WHAT can three children teach you about matching messages to audiences? Cox Inall’s Michael Thomson finds out.
28 Sep 14 WHAT can three children teach you about matching messages to audiences? Cox Inall’s Michael Thomson finds out. | Leveraging the social network 
THE RIRDC Rural Women’s Awards celebrate an essential part of what gives the three Rs of Australia their strength: its people, says MATT LINNEGAR.
26 Sep 14 THE RIRDC Rural Women’s Awards celebrate an essential part of what gives the three Rs of Australia their strength: its people, says MATT LINNEGAR. | Overcoming the real barriers to...  | Making ag a popular career choice 
AUSTRALIA'S rural sector might not want to rush into an FTA with China, but we could soon find China is doing a lot more business with our competitors.
24 Sep 14  1 AUSTRALIA'S rural sector might not want to rush into an FTA with China, but we could soon find China is doing a lot more business with our competitors.
THERE are very few things that occur in our Australian landscapes that happen in isolation, and wild dog control is no exception.
24 Sep 14  8 THERE are very few things that occur in our Australian landscapes that happen in isolation, and wild dog control is no exception. | Dingoes can be allies  | The feral solution 
THE endless landscape as we fly towards Miles is littered with pockmarks.
18 Sep 14  4 THE endless landscape as we fly towards Miles is littered with pockmarks.
DINGOES, wild dogs – whatever you call them - are bad news for the sheep industry but they get results for many cattle producers.
18 Sep 14  24 DINGOES, wild dogs – whatever you call them - are bad news for the sheep industry but they get results for many cattle producers. | Human error created dog problem  | The feral solution 
MY earliest memories of paddock work involve dog drives with my Dad and a heap of neighbours, inside and outside the fence.
14 Sep 14  3 MY earliest memories of paddock work involve dog drives with my Dad and a heap of neighbours, inside and outside the fence.
AG needs to listen more to consumers. This in an uncomfortable phrase to most farmers, but it's a conversation that must be had to take the industry forward.
10 Sep 14 AG needs to listen more to consumers. This in an uncomfortable phrase to most farmers, but it's a conversation that must be had to take the industry forward.
LIKE clearing landmines in Cambodia, new farming areas for sheep will not be safe nor profitable until the feral problem is removed completely.
06 Sep 14 LIKE clearing landmines in Cambodia, new farming areas for sheep will not be safe nor profitable until the feral problem is removed completely. | Pack mentality targets wild dog... 
THIS government’s promise to rural Australia was to reinvigorate our agricultural sector – and we are delivering on that promise, says BARNABY JOYCE.
06 Sep 14  2 THIS government’s promise to rural Australia was to reinvigorate our agricultural sector – and we are delivering on that promise, says BARNABY JOYCE. | Dairy fights for trade rights  | KAFTA report splits opinion 
AS MORE and more people go online, social channels have become the norm in talking to rural and regional Australians.
27 Aug 14 AS MORE and more people go online, social channels have become the norm in talking to rural and regional Australians.
NSW Farmers is in the middle of two key opportunities on native vegetation reform.
27 Aug 14 NSW Farmers is in the middle of two key opportunities on native vegetation reform.

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David S- everyone knows that with computers,garbage in=garbage out.Q'lder -good points.show me a
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I have been and had a look at this operation. Placing nutrient on the surface of the soil makes
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Time for the big two to show some moralistic leadership and reverse the race to the " bottom"
WA growers are demanding a major overhaul of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) including cutting government funding from the researcher's annual budget of about $200 million.17 Oct 14  3 WA growers are demanding a major overhaul of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) including...
A LONG awaited report into the management of WA’s freight rail network has called on the WA Government to re‐examine its grain freight strategy and develop associated policies to ensure the State’s freight infrastructure will meet future requirements.16 Oct 14  1 A LONG awaited report into the management of WA’s freight rail network has called on the WA Government to re‐examine...