Young ag leaders finalise UN declaration

YOUNG agriculture leaders from across the world have created the Canberra Youth Ag-Declaration, a global call for action.
YOUNG agriculture leaders from across the world have created the Canberra Youth Ag-Declaration, a global call for action.
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THE NFF has teamed up with two big industry groups to defend the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). THE NFF has teamed up with two big industry groups to defend the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).
A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first time.
A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first time.
LUCRATIVE lamb and mutton prices are tipped to clip the national wool cut forecast back to 332 million kilograms greasy for the 2015-16 season. LUCRATIVE lamb and mutton prices are tipped to clip the national wool cut forecast back to 332 million kilograms greasy for the 2015-16 season.
WARWICK’S Morgan Park hosted one of the largest polocrosse carnivals for the Queensland season on the weekend. WARWICK’S Morgan Park hosted one of the largest polocrosse carnivals for the Queensland season on the weekend.
THE first legal challenge to Shenhua’s Watermark mine in the Liverpool Plains got underway in the Land and Environment Court in Sydney today.
2:13 PM THE first legal challenge to Shenhua’s Watermark mine in the Liverpool Plains got underway in the Land and Environment Court in Sydney today.
RESULTS released today by dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn show it has weathered ongoing tough conditions on global markets.
2:02 PM RESULTS released today by dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn show it has weathered ongoing tough conditions on global markets. | JD.com's Liu buys into MG  | MG listing worth the journey 
THE NSW Young Nationals have voted in favour of marriage equality at their annual conference in Corowa, NSW.
1:40 PM THE NSW Young Nationals have voted in favour of marriage equality at their annual conference in Corowa, NSW.
WINTER 2015 varied significantly across Australia, with record lows and highs across the country.
1:29 PM WINTER 2015 varied significantly across Australia, with record lows and highs across the country. | El Niño to stretch into 2016  | Mixed outlook for Spring 
BREWARRINA, NSW, property Carramar has sold at auction for $2.425 million in another sign of a strengthening rural property market.
8:40 AM BREWARRINA, NSW, property Carramar has sold at auction for $2.425 million in another sign of a strengthening rural property market. | Bullo River Station sells  | Winrae makes $1.82m 
THE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation funds, has delivered a $4.7 million full year profit.
8:30 AM THE Sustainable Agriculture Fund, backed by Australia's biggest superannuation funds, has delivered a $4.7 million full year profit. | Why ag stocks are hot  | First State ready for more farmland 
RENOWNED winemakers the Calabria family have snapped up the picturesque Magnolia Vale winery in the heart of the Barossa Valley for about $1.9 million.
8:25 AM RENOWNED winemakers the Calabria family have snapped up the picturesque Magnolia Vale winery in the heart of the Barossa Valley for about $1.9 million.
AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers are being paid too much for their milk, says the boss of the world's biggest milk exporter, Fonterra.
8:10 AM  2 AUSTRALIAN dairy farmers are being paid too much for their milk, says the boss of the world's biggest milk exporter, Fonterra. | Beston set for ASX debut  | A2 Milk looks to lift revenue 
THE Abbott government's vicious attack on the unions and the opposition over warnings about labour provisions in the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement is pitting farmers against other workers, says WA Labor Senator Glenn Sterle.
7:00 AM  3 THE Abbott government's vicious attack on the unions and the opposition over warnings about labour provisions in the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement is pitting farmers against other...
NATURAL gas company Santos is pulling out all stops to prove its plans to develop about 850 wells over 25 years just south of Narrabri will have no immediate or long-term impact on Namoi Valley water resources.
4:00 AM  1 NATURAL gas company Santos is pulling out all stops to prove its plans to develop about 850 wells over 25 years just south of Narrabri will have no immediate or long-term impact on Namoi... | Govt moves on 'vigilante' activists 
NO STONE will be left unturned in the global search for a new Grains Research and Development Corporation managing director.
4:00 AM  1 NO STONE will be left unturned in the global search for a new Grains Research and Development Corporation managing director. | GPA, GGL must reach consensus  | GPA, GGL to share grains rep role 
SUPERMARKET shelves domestically and internationally are carrying more SunRice lines than ever with the company launching 13 new products in the last financial year in Australian alone.
4:00 AM SUPERMARKET shelves domestically and internationally are carrying more SunRice lines than ever with the company launching 13 new products in the last financial year in Australian alone. | SunRice asks shareholders for...  | Rice price enticer 
IN a bid to secure as much Australian grown rice as possible, SunRice intends to increase the paddy price return to its growers.
4:00 AM IN a bid to secure as much Australian grown rice as possible, SunRice intends to increase the paddy price return to its growers.
QUEENSLAND LNP MP Ken O’Dowd has hit back at union attacks on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement after his Gladstone office was picketed by protesting trade unions earlier this month.
4:00 AM  1 QUEENSLAND LNP MP Ken O’Dowd has hit back at union attacks on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement after his Gladstone office was picketed by protesting trade unions earlier this month. | Farmers gear up for FTA fight  | Union targets China FTA 
THE NFF has teamed up with two big industry groups to defend the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).
30 Aug 15  1 THE NFF has teamed up with two big industry groups to defend the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). | Union targets China FTA  | NFF musters support online 
NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro sprayers to its fleet.
30 Aug 15 NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro sprayers to its fleet. | Future augurs well for track...  | Yield-Pro earns praise 
IT has launched the careers of some of country music's biggest names and now entries are open for the 37th Toyota Star Maker.
30 Aug 15 IT has launched the careers of some of country music's biggest names and now entries are open for the 37th Toyota Star Maker.
WITH Australian farm productivity
30 Aug 15  13 WITH Australian farm productivity "flat-lining", a new report looks at the development of an index to measure performance. | GRDC to stay in Canberra  | Embrace farmer co-ops: RIRDC 
WAGGA Wagga will soon play	host to leaders dedicated to strengthening rural, regional and remote Australia.
30 Aug 15 WAGGA Wagga will soon play host to leaders dedicated to strengthening rural, regional and remote Australia.
LESS than a year after releasing yet another tracked tractor series, Case IH was giving graingrowers an enticing sneak peak at its next move in the tracked machinery technology revolution at Commonwealth Bank AgQuip.
29 Aug 15 LESS than a year after releasing yet another tracked tractor series, Case IH was giving graingrowers an enticing sneak peak at its next move in the tracked machinery technology... | Data system taps telematics  | Next-gen Axial-Flow harvesters 
A SENATE inquiry is underway into the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s implementation and the impact of removing water entitlements.
29 Aug 15  4 A SENATE inquiry is underway into the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s implementation and the impact of removing water entitlements. | Water buybacks in Senate spotlight  | Buyback cap will avoid unrest: NFF 
SOUTHERN NSW's almond orchards are abuzz in readiness for spring - the great bee migration has begun.
29 Aug 15 SOUTHERN NSW's almond orchards are abuzz in readiness for spring - the great bee migration has begun.
A FOCUS on premium wine and the story Australia has to tell are key to increasing North American market share, according to Wine Australia regional director Angela Slade.
29 Aug 15 A FOCUS on premium wine and the story Australia has to tell are key to increasing North American market share, according to Wine Australia regional director Angela Slade. | US in Wine Australia sights  | Vineyard profits evaporate 
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I remember years ago(80s) being told we were the most efficient farmers in the world, at the
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I wonder how much Mr Spierlings gets paid and how it compares with the average Farmer's returns?
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Give the research money to the farmers and then watch the increase in production.... Production
LIVESTOCK trailer manufacturer Mark Johnston shares his insights on the challenges of his trade.17 Aug 15  1 LIVESTOCK trailer manufacturer Mark Johnston shares his insights on the challenges of his trade.
THE office is the engine room at Mt Aberdeen Station for Del and Steve Norman.14 Aug 15 THE office is the engine room at Mt Aberdeen Station for Del and Steve Norman.