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ONE of the biggest battles facing US cattle producers is the fight over mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) laws.

Battle over US COOL laws  

ONE of the biggest battles facing US cattle producers is the fight over mandatory Country of Origin Labelling (COOL) laws.
CAN the world’s plant breeders and crop producers continue to increase food production at a pace to match global population growth rates? 4:00 AM CAN the world’s plant breeders and crop producers continue to increase food production at a pace to match global...
FARM services business Ruralco Holdings is painting a brighter picture of its expected first half results compared to last financial year. 24 Apr 14 FARM services business Ruralco Holdings is painting a brighter picture of its expected first half results compared...
A SHORTER trading week has seen both cattle and sheep yardings ease across selling centres. 24 Apr 14 A SHORTER trading week has seen both cattle and sheep yardings ease across selling centres.
NOT content with saying they are doing a good job of animal welfare, stock agents are out to prove it. 24 Apr 14 1 NOT content with saying they are doing a good job of animal welfare, stock agents are out to prove it.
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Sorry Chops, but the reality is already here, we have been relegated to a nation of price takers
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I am in Dubai at the moment staggered by the price for Australian beef at any one of hundreds
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Rob an underpinning principle of a spot market that needs to be embedded is that the producers
SALES of the South Australian Dairyfarmers' Association's SADA Fresh milk are exceeding initial expectations of the parties involved. SALES of the South Australian Dairyfarmers' Association's SADA Fresh milk are exceeding initial expectations of the...

BANKING in the bush is rapidly turning into something of a technology arms race as financial institutions crank up internet-based services to help speed up clients' business decisions, accounting, buying and marketing strategies.04 Apr 14  8 BANKING in the bush is rapidly turning into something of a technology arms race as financial institutions crank up...
FIRST Nidera, now Noble. China seems to have started an agribusiness push in the middle of the alphabet.04 Apr 14  3 FIRST Nidera, now Noble. China seems to have started an agribusiness push in the middle of the alphabet.
CHINA will have to increase its beef imports by up to 20 per cent a year for the next five years, according to rural lender Rabobank. CHINA will have to increase its beef imports by up to 20 per cent a year for the next five years, according to rural...

Ray White Livestock held the annual Tenterfield Beef Bonanza on Friday, April 4.
Tenterfield's Beef Bonanza Ray White Livestock held the annual Tenterfield Beef Bonanza on Friday, April 4.

BRISBANE will host the official launch of beef's biggest celebration next month.
Beef 2015 launch set BRISBANE will host the official launch of beef's biggest...
THE full results from the Brahman feature event at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Sydney Royal Show's Brahman results THE full results from the Brahman feature event at the Sydney...
IT was a royal welcome like no other - a regal bow delivered by Fred the Merino ram to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Sydney Royal. IT was a royal welcome like no other - a regal bow delivered by Fred the Merino ram to the Duke and Duchess of...

VIDEO: THE Woolmark Company and “wild bush girl” Isabel Lucas have teamed up for a short film honouring Country Road's true-blue heritage.
Woolmark snags star power VIDEO: THE Woolmark Company and “wild bush girl” Isabel Lucas have teamed up for a short film

SHEEP and goat breeders are being warned not to be complacent about the possibility of worms affecting their stock.07 Apr 14 SHEEP and goat breeders are being warned not to be complacent about the possibility of worms affecting their stock.
JOANNA Newton is working on a research project that could change the entire sheep industry.
08 Apr 14 JOANNA Newton is working on a research project that could change the entire sheep industry.
TOMORROW is Anzac Day which marks the traditional start to seeding season 2014/15 right throughout WA.24 Apr 14 TOMORROW is Anzac Day which marks the traditional start to seeding season 2014/15 right throughout WA.
RELIABLE water supplies and large tracts of available land have enticed some of cotton’s biggest players to southern NSW as they look to expand irrigation interests in the Murrumbidgee.24 Apr 14 RELIABLE water supplies and large tracts of available land have enticed some of cotton’s biggest players to southern...
CLAAS has manufactured its 100,000 tractor which rolled off the assembly line in the French city of Le Mans last month. CLAAS has manufactured its 100,000 tractor which rolled off the assembly line in the French city of Le Mans last month.

FARMERS across the country are hunting for a non-chemical method of reducing the weed seed bank.15 Mar 14 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.
AUSTRALIAN cherries and summerfruits will re-enter Thailand after the Thai government released new import conditions.22 Apr 14 AUSTRALIAN cherries and summerfruits will re-enter Thailand after the Thai government released new import conditions.
NUT growers in Australia are expecting to nearly double exports in the next six years and industry figureheads say SA could get a big slice of the action.24 Apr 14 NUT growers in Australia are expecting to nearly double exports in the next six years and industry figureheads say...
A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening of the live cattle export market.15 Apr 14  3 A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening...
AUSTRALIA'S biggest wheat producers Ron Greentree and Ken Harris have offered for sale the prized Boolcarrol and Milton Downs properties outside Moree, northern NSW, with expectations it will sell for $150 to $200 million.11 Apr 14  1 AUSTRALIA'S biggest wheat producers Ron Greentree and Ken Harris have offered for sale the prized Boolcarrol and...
THERE is nothing quite so sobering as watching the sun arc into its final resting place of an evening – the same mechanical loop it follows each day, without fail.
19 Apr 14 THERE is nothing quite so sobering as watching the sun arc into its final resting place of an evening – the same...
A GRAND old dame which once provided entertainment for thousands of troops stationed on the Atherton Tablelands during World War II has been earmarked for restoration.

18 Apr 14 A GRAND old dame which once provided entertainment for thousands of troops stationed on the Atherton Tablelands...
THE dreams of over 340 competitors were realised at the Yeppoon Pony Club on the weekend.24 Apr 14 THE dreams of over 340 competitors were realised at the Yeppoon Pony Club on the weekend.
24 Apr 14 LOUISIANA: THE Queensland Outback Barbarians have lost 34-17 in a hard fought match against New Orleans.