'Open industry' is pork's plan

AUSTRALIAN Pork Limited’s new strategic plan will target greater transparency on animal welfare standards to improve consumer confidence.
AUSTRALIAN Pork Limited’s new strategic plan will target greater transparency on animal welfare standards to improve consumer confidence.
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WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences. WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.
Rob and Ainsley McArthur, Mystery Park, St Lawrence, are completely sold on the virtues of cell grazing. Rob and Ainsley McArthur, Mystery Park, St Lawrence, are completely sold on the virtues of cell grazing.
FABA bean crops on the Darling Downs have come under pressure from helicoverpa larvae this season, potentially slashing returns if grain does not meet stringent quality standards. FABA bean crops on the Darling Downs have come under pressure from helicoverpa larvae this season, potentially slashing returns if grain does not meet stringent quality standards.
EDUCATING and reinvigorating the next generation is what drives 2014 Marsh Rural Ambassador Sarah Hannah. EDUCATING and reinvigorating the next generation is what drives 2014 Marsh Rural Ambassador Sarah Hannah.
CLIVE Palmer’s attack on China failed to derail sensitive negotiations on the upcoming FTA with Australia, says Trade Minister Andrew Robb.
11:15 AM CLIVE Palmer’s attack on China failed to derail sensitive negotiations on the upcoming FTA with Australia, says Trade Minister Andrew Robb. | Palmer's China 'clanger': Joyce  | Palmer outburst threat to China FTA 
EWE lambs grazing canola and forage brassica crops can achieve better reproductive performance than ewe lambs on other forages.
9:50 AM EWE lambs grazing canola and forage brassica crops can achieve better reproductive performance than ewe lambs on other forages.
UP TO 300mm has fallen on parts of the North Coast over the past 48 hours and while conditions are easing this morning, minor flood alerts are still in place.
8:56 AM UP TO 300mm has fallen on parts of the North Coast over the past 48 hours and while conditions are easing this morning, minor flood alerts are still in place.
FOOD labelling laws need an urgent overhaul, says the head of Tasmania's peak agricultural group.
8:55 AM FOOD labelling laws need an urgent overhaul, says the head of Tasmania's peak agricultural group. | Maggie Beer's state of origin... 
AGENTS are now warning graziers they won’t be able to afford to restock their herds once the eastern States get widespread soaking rain.
4:00 AM  1 AGENTS are now warning graziers they won’t be able to afford to restock their herds once the eastern States get widespread soaking rain.
Cattle - Beef
WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.
4:00 AM WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.
NICK Minchin has been roundly panned for encouraging ADM to have another tilt at GrainCorp, Australia’s largest listed grains business.
4:00 AM NICK Minchin has been roundly panned for encouraging ADM to have another tilt at GrainCorp, Australia’s largest listed grains business. | ADM talks 'just business':...  | Ellerston pushes GrainCorp... 
LAST minute amendments to plans for a “one-stop shop” on environmental legislation could see “water trigger” legislation saved.
4:00 AM LAST minute amendments to plans for a “one-stop shop” on environmental legislation could see “water trigger” legislation saved. | Farmers must 'think like miners'  | Facts v fiction – busting the... 
A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100 producers and an additional 30,000 certified organic carcases into the growing market.
4:00 AM A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100 producers and an additional 30,000 certified organic carcases into the...
Cattle - Beef
FARMER-owned co-operatives could potentially be exempt from a new mandatory code of conduct for bulk wheat port terminal operators.
4:00 AM  1 FARMER-owned co-operatives could potentially be exempt from a new mandatory code of conduct for bulk wheat port terminal operators. | Bunge's southern port plans  | GrainCorp: rival ports will... 
ANDREW Forrest's Minderoo Group wants to open the lines of communication with Harvey Beef and WA producers.
4:00 AM ANDREW Forrest's Minderoo Group wants to open the lines of communication with Harvey Beef and WA producers.
Cattle - Beef
THE federal government may help underwrite a proposed $1.3b gas pipeline that could link the NT to NSW to stave off expected supply shortfalls.
27 Aug 14 THE federal government may help underwrite a proposed $1.3b gas pipeline that could link the NT to NSW to stave off expected supply shortfalls. | Our CSG emissions lower than US  | Facts v fiction – busting the... 
A RURAL debt roundtable will be held in Canberra on September 23, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announced today.
27 Aug 14  5 A RURAL debt roundtable will be held in Canberra on September 23, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announced today. | Taking the debt message to Canberra  | Drought forces Qld farmers into... 
FONTERRA has announced a partnership with a Chinese baby food manufacturer to seize more of the lucrative infant formula market.
27 Aug 14  1 FONTERRA has announced a partnership with a Chinese baby food manufacturer to seize more of the lucrative infant formula market.
A TASSIE ram’s talent for evading attention has backfired, with “world’s woolliest” Shaun gracing websites around the world this week.
27 Aug 14 A TASSIE ram’s talent for evading attention has backfired, with “world’s woolliest” Shaun gracing websites around the world this week. | Unravelling China's wool enigma  | Wool price continues downward trend 
Sheep - Wool
WHILE rivals have posted significant lifts, Murray Goulburn's expansion push has resulted in a 16pc profit drop despite record revenue.
27 Aug 14 WHILE rivals have posted significant lifts, Murray Goulburn's expansion push has resulted in a 16pc profit drop despite record revenue. | Down, down goes milk value  | MG's next generation push 
THE tiny township of Rolleston is in mourning after losing one of its most loved sons with the tragic death of Bryson Mayne.
27 Aug 14 THE tiny township of Rolleston is in mourning after losing one of its most loved sons with the tragic death of Bryson Mayne.
RURAL and regional post offices often form the heart of small regional communities, but they are also in a seemingly terminal decline.
27 Aug 14 RURAL and regional post offices often form the heart of small regional communities, but they are also in a seemingly terminal decline.
ICONIC brands King Gee, Stubbies and Hard Yakka will remain in Australian hands after Wesfarmers agreed to pay $180 million for Pacific Brands' struggling workwear business.
27 Aug 14 ICONIC brands King Gee, Stubbies and Hard Yakka will remain in Australian hands after Wesfarmers agreed to pay $180 million for Pacific Brands' struggling workwear business.
WHILE US cattle prices have been falling through August, MLA reports indications that the supply situation is likely to limit further declines.
27 Aug 14 WHILE US cattle prices have been falling through August, MLA reports indications that the supply situation is likely to limit further declines. | Aus live cattle bound for Cambodia  | New lease on life for live ex 
Cattle - Beef
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.
WA grain growers will see a new player in the grain marketing space in the 2014-15 season in US-based co-op CHS Trading Company Australia.
27 Aug 14  1 WA grain growers will see a new player in the grain marketing space in the 2014-15 season in US-based co-op CHS Trading Company Australia.
AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers.
27 Aug 14 AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers. | Urban farms key to hunger: Cribb  | Strawberry yields forever 
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Neither JFT, it is just to expose the lack of credibility in your shallow attempts claiming that
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Geronimo: You will also note that FMD stands for Farm 'Management' Deposits. Their main purpose
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Geronimo; Several thousand other farmers, who haven't dug themselves into a debt hole they can't
WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.4:00 AM WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of...
A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100 producers and an additional 30,000 certified organic carcases into the growing market.
4:00 AM A PROJECT designed to increase the number of organically certified beef businesses is on track to draw an extra 100...