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YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia.

Young farmers take on home loans  

YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia.
QUESTIONABLE safety procedures and leaking ponds are just some of the findings in a CSG report the EPA has tried to keep secret. 7:50 AM QUESTIONABLE safety procedures and leaking ponds are just some of the findings in a CSG report the EPA has tried to...
CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception. 8:05 AM 1 CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.
BIRDSVILLE parents had their anxiety alleviated when Rex Air announced it would open discussion on pulling discount student flights. 3:00 AM BIRDSVILLE parents had their anxiety alleviated when Rex Air announced it would open discussion on pulling discount...
BIOTECH company ART and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Dairy are setting up a lab near Shanghai to accelerate herd growth using IVF technology. 7:25 AM BIOTECH company ART and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Dairy are setting up a lab near Shanghai to accelerate herd...
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The ability to buy a farm in China is a total red herring introduced by emotive or just
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Nico your last comment on renewable EGS is "(Enhanced Geothermal - problem is location, I think
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These are not free trade agreements!!!
SUGAR markets that stand on their own merit will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according Australian Sugar Industry Alliance. SUGAR markets that stand on their own merit will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar,...

THE exclusion of the Australian sugar industry from the Australia-China free trade agreement has left industry stakeholders bitterly disappointed.18 Nov 14 THE exclusion of the Australian sugar industry from the Australia-China free trade agreement has left industry...
FOUR years ago Burdekin farmer David Cox bought country to expand his cane growing business, but these days he plans to produce Australian beef to feed the growing demand in China.13 Nov 14 FOUR years ago Burdekin farmer David Cox bought country to expand his cane growing business, but these days he plans...

BLAIR Angus is exhausted after a long day processing heifers in the yards on Carpentaria Downs in Queensland's Gulf, but the seasoned cattleman and Beef Australia chairman can still muster enough energy to express how he feels about the free trade deal (FTA) signed with China.21 Nov 14  1 BLAIR Angus is exhausted after a long day processing heifers in the yards on Carpentaria Downs in Queensland's Gulf,...
THE Young Beef Producers forum is back again for 2014 in Roma on November 20 and 21. 
19 Nov 14 THE Young Beef Producers forum is back again for 2014 in Roma on November 20 and 21.
AWI chief executive Stuart McCullough has defended the company's commitment of levy payers money to marketing the fibre globally. AWI chief executive Stuart McCullough has defended the company's commitment of levy payers money to marketing the...

SHEEP property manager Margaret White is holding out hope for the sheep market to turn around in the coming weeks.08 Sep 14 SHEEP property manager Margaret White is holding out hope for the sheep market to turn around in the coming weeks.
SALLY Carson enjoys nothing better than the hustle and bustle of shearing on the family property Burrabaranga in the traprock country at Gore, west of Warwick.20 Nov 14 SALLY Carson enjoys nothing better than the hustle and bustle of shearing on the family property Burrabaranga in the...
INPUT costs have been a key contributor to major changes in farming in the past 20 years.
21 Nov 14 INPUT costs have been a key contributor to major changes in farming in the past 20 years.
ON paper, one of the most significant outcomes in the grains sector of the Chinese FTA was the removal of a 7pc tariff on pulses.21 Nov 14 ON paper, one of the most significant outcomes in the grains sector of the Chinese FTA was the removal of a 7pc...

FARMERS across the country are hunting for a non-chemical method of reducing the weed seed bank.15 Mar 14  1 FARMERS across the country are hunting for a non-chemical method of reducing the weed seed bank.
FOR a limited time, Mahindra is offering its new Max sub-compact series tractors with a 0.9 percent interest rate.15 Mar 14 FOR a limited time, Mahindra is offering its new Max sub-compact series tractors with a 0.9 percent interest rate.
AUSVEG welcomed the Dept of Ag bringing forward a review into import conditions for Fijian ginger after detection of live root knot nematode in a shipment this year.19 Nov 14 AUSVEG welcomed the Dept of Ag bringing forward a review into import conditions for Fijian ginger after detection of...
AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES.23 Nov 14 AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES.
CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.8:05 AM  1 CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.
AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates investment.7:15 AM  1 AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates...
THE thought of being surrounded by ocean with nothing more than your kayak, best mate and five litres of fresh drinking water would spur many people to reminisce of movie scenes involving Tom Hanks and a sturdy volleyball named Wilson.23 Nov 14 THE thought of being surrounded by ocean with nothing more than your kayak, best mate and five litres of fresh...
OUTBACK Queensland tourism operators have been recognised at the Outback Queensland Tourism Awards, which were held on Saturday, November 15, in Charleville.22 Nov 14 OUTBACK Queensland tourism operators have been recognised at the Outback Queensland Tourism Awards, which were held...

A COWBOY from Proserpine and cowgirl from Wandoan lead the rookie standings after the first half of the APRA season.22 Nov 14 A COWBOY from Proserpine and cowgirl from Wandoan lead the rookie standings after the first half of the APRA season.
BLAME it on the Katherine Rodeo. That was the place a young 17-year-old Fraser Babbington, fresh from the green hills of New Zealand and with a slightly more genial show-jumping background, held on to his first rank bull like his life depended on it.04 Nov 14 BLAME it on the Katherine Rodeo. That was the place a young 17-year-old Fraser Babbington, fresh from the green...