Hitting breaks good for Mallee crops

THE benefits of a break from wheat in low rainfall Mallee environments has been proven in a joint crop sequencing trial.
THE benefits of a break from wheat in low rainfall Mallee environments has been proven in a joint crop sequencing trial.
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PRIME Minister Tony Abbott was in Rockhampton this morning, to meet with CQ mayors and survey the damage from TC Marcia. PRIME Minister Tony Abbott was in Rockhampton this morning, to meet with CQ mayors and survey the damage from TC Marcia.
THE Brangus breed claimed the top price honours at the recent February All Breeds bull sale held at CQLX, Gracemere. THE Brangus breed claimed the top price honours at the recent February All Breeds bull sale held at CQLX, Gracemere.
MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise. MARCIA is one super storm that caught Bureau of Meteorology forecasters by surprise.
A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture. A NEW regime for reporting live export ESCAS breach investigation results has been adopted by the Department of Agriculture.
FORMER ad man Craig Davis reckons there's a massive gap between the perception and the reality of Australian agribusiness.
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A SERIES of extracts from Stephen Martyn's book on the history of Australian meat processing: World on a Plate.
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Cattle - Beef
A WEBSITE born out of feelings of isolation is back and ready to bring people together in 2015.
28 Feb 15 A WEBSITE born out of feelings of isolation is back and ready to bring people together in 2015.
DURING the 2000s the cereals fungal disease focus has firmly been on rust, but in recent years other diseases have crept up.
28 Feb 15 DURING the 2000s the cereals fungal disease focus has firmly been on rust, but in recent years other diseases have crept up. | AGT enters barley space  | Oilseed: high risk, high reward 
THE kerfuffle over imported berries contaminated with Hepatitis A has put the spotlight on Australian ag’s case for consumer favour.
28 Feb 15 THE kerfuffle over imported berries contaminated with Hepatitis A has put the spotlight on Australian ag’s case for consumer favour. | Careful about CoOL changes: Colbeck  | CoOL submission fast-tracked 
CONTROL and efficiency will give hydroponic production the edge over traditional farming this year, says a new report.
28 Feb 15 CONTROL and efficiency will give hydroponic production the edge over traditional farming this year, says a new report. | Farming's billion-dollar dream  | Benefits of eco business model 
AS broadacre agriculture becomes more challenging by the year, one of farming's biggest growth sectors in 2015 will be hydroponics.
28 Feb 15 AS broadacre agriculture becomes more challenging by the year, one of farming's biggest growth sectors in 2015 will be hydroponics.
WEBSTER Ltd has made a bold $200m move into broadacre cropping, bidding for Tandou and former PrimeAg operation Bengarang.
27 Feb 15 WEBSTER Ltd has made a bold $200m move into broadacre cropping, bidding for Tandou and former PrimeAg operation Bengarang.
SUMMER was back to front and round the wrong way for much of New South Wales this year.
27 Feb 15 SUMMER was back to front and round the wrong way for much of New South Wales this year.
NATIONAL party leader Warren Truss is standing firm in support of the embattled PM in the face of renewed leadership speculation.
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IT'S been a volatile six months for dairy but big co-op Murray Goulburn is sticking to its promise of a $6/kg MS farmgate payment.
27 Feb 15 IT'S been a volatile six months for dairy but big co-op Murray Goulburn is sticking to its promise of a $6/kg MS farmgate payment. | Co-op inquiry one step closer  | MG defends performance record 
THE new message behind Meat and Livestock Australia’s latest marketing campaign is built on reinforcing beef’s health credentials.
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Cattle - Beef
RETAIL giant Woolworths has bitten the bullet and cut its full-year profit guidance, after reporting
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STEERS reached 355 cents a kilogram during the hoof and hook competition auction at the Canberra Show on Thursday.
27 Feb 15 STEERS reached 355 cents a kilogram during the hoof and hook competition auction at the Canberra Show on Thursday.
Cattle - Beef
ANTHRAX has killed a dairy cow in the Tatura region of the Goulburn Valley, Victoria, and the property has been placed under temporary quarantine.
27 Feb 15 ANTHRAX has killed a dairy cow in the Tatura region of the Goulburn Valley, Victoria, and the property has been placed under temporary quarantine. | Fonterra sticks by slashed milk...  | Pasteurisation and food production 
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott was in Rockhampton this morning, to meet with CQ mayors and survey the damage from TC Marcia.
27 Feb 15 PRIME Minister Tony Abbott was in Rockhampton this morning, to meet with CQ mayors and survey the damage from TC Marcia.
A SMALLER winter crop and the smallest export crop in five years mean GrainCorp is tipping another profit slump of at least 30 per cent.
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TIM Fairfax AC and his wife Gina Fairfax were honoured this week for their philanthropic investment in the ARLF's work.
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THE Abbott government's foreign investment crackdown looks shaky after Labor reserved judgment on whether it will support the plan.
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CHANGING labelling laws for food made in Australia but not for imported products could price locals out of the market.
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A DISAPPOINTING week for the Merino fleece sector dragged
the AWEX EMI lower, despite a firm trend in crossbreeds.
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Sheep - Wool
FRANK Crofts was a distinguished agricultural scientist whose career resulted in huge savings in fuel and water for Australian crops.
27 Feb 15 FRANK Crofts was a distinguished agricultural scientist whose career resulted in huge savings in fuel and water for Australian crops.
AUDIO: Catch up on the week's news, from CoOL law reform to calls from one MP for farmers to sue an animal rights group.
27 Feb 15 AUDIO: Catch up on the week's news, from CoOL law reform to calls from one MP for farmers to sue an animal rights group. | AUDIO: The weekly wrap
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I think it is very wrong that Greg misfud thinks that some of us doggers fraud the system maybe
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Sounds like you may have some median, mode, mean shoppers over your way Bushie Bill. A few
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So the man who has never run a business in his life condescendingly says that new red tape will
27 Feb 15 THE federal government is throwing $53.36 million at Queensland to fix 17 bridges across the state.
CANEGROWERS CEO Brendan Stewart has resigned.
24 Feb 15 CANEGROWERS CEO Brendan Stewart has resigned.