TPP standstill at US dairy hurdle

PROGRESS on a potential major Pacific Rim trade and investment agreement appears to be stumbling as the US holds out on opening up its dairy sector
PROGRESS on a potential major Pacific Rim trade and investment agreement appears to be stumbling as the US holds out on opening up its dairy sector
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DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow. DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow.
JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry. JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry.
GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly. GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly.
IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker. IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker.
IT IS the luring opportunity that has pulled at the heartstrings of the country's youth year after year - and it is not wavering any time soon.
31 Jul 15 IT IS the luring opportunity that has pulled at the heartstrings of the country's youth year after year - and it is not wavering any time soon.
THE Northern Territory is known for its characters, and Manbulloo's Guy Langhans is no exception.
31 Jul 15 THE Northern Territory is known for its characters, and Manbulloo's Guy Langhans is no exception.
IT WAS a post on Facebook that gave Erin Horsnell her shot at ringer life in the Northern Territory.
31 Jul 15 IT WAS a post on Facebook that gave Erin Horsnell her shot at ringer life in the Northern Territory.
CASTRATING piglets is probably not the most likely of tasks delegated to a cattle station's girl Friday.
31 Jul 15 CASTRATING piglets is probably not the most likely of tasks delegated to a cattle station's girl Friday.
LIKE many station managers' children, some of Dillon Fletcher's earliest memories involve following his father around the cattle yards.
31 Jul 15 LIKE many station managers' children, some of Dillon Fletcher's earliest memories involve following his father around the cattle yards.
WORKING on a cattle station is far more luxurious than it once was, according to Manbulloo's head stockman Jason Watkins.
31 Jul 15 WORKING on a cattle station is far more luxurious than it once was, according to Manbulloo's head stockman Jason Watkins.
STRIDING across from the yards, proudly wearing his new Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC) work shirt, Cameron Kruckow is clearly a man on the move.
31 Jul 15 STRIDING across from the yards, proudly wearing his new Consolidated Pastoral Company (CPC) work shirt, Cameron Kruckow is clearly a man on the move.
AT the close of Thursday’s markets, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished at 558.50 cents, up 4¢ a kilogram carcase weight.
31 Jul 15 AT the close of Thursday’s markets, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator (EYCI) finished at 558.50 cents, up 4¢ a kilogram carcase weight. | Aus grassfed a 'perfect blend'...  | Kidmans beef-up valuation team 
Cattle - Beef
GROCERY wholesaler Metcash has been accused of organising a supplier campaign to oppose Coles' $100m acquisition of independent SupaBarn.
31 Jul 15 GROCERY wholesaler Metcash has been accused of organising a supplier campaign to oppose Coles' $100m acquisition of independent SupaBarn. | Price war trigger for grocery...  | Metcash chain sees light in tunnel 
SUMITOMO Corporation, the Japanese conglomerate, thought it had spotted a bargain when it approached Aquila Resources with an offer.
31 Jul 15  1 SUMITOMO Corporation, the Japanese conglomerate, thought it had spotted a bargain when it approached Aquila Resources with an offer. | Tension high over Acland expansion  | Better laws needed for farmer... 
AN international team of researchers, including the University of Adelaide, have unlocked the genetic key in barley that led to the start of cropping in human agriculture.
31 Jul 15 AN international team of researchers, including the University of Adelaide, have unlocked the genetic key in barley that led to the start of cropping in human agriculture.
WOOLGROWERS need to take ownership of their industry and stop waiting for someone else to fix it, according to one sheep producer.
31 Jul 15  4 WOOLGROWERS need to take ownership of their industry and stop waiting for someone else to fix it, according to one sheep producer. | Margins drive plans to lift...  | More lambs, more dollars 
Sheep - Wool
THE cattle market continues to climb with Meat and Livestock Australia's key benchmark eastern young cattle indicator hitting 551.5c/kg dressed weight at the close of sales on Tuesday.
31 Jul 15 THE cattle market continues to climb with Meat and Livestock Australia's key benchmark eastern young cattle indicator hitting 551.5c/kg dressed weight at the close of sales on Tuesday.
Cattle - Beef
When overseas demand plummeted for Australian dairy products in 2008, Will Ryan's family dairy farm suffered a huge blow.
31 Jul 15 When overseas demand plummeted for Australian dairy products in 2008, Will Ryan's family dairy farm suffered a huge blow.
SYNGENTA'S European bosses used informal discussions with Aus farmers to help reinforce their argument against rival Monsanto's merger bid.
31 Jul 15 SYNGENTA'S European bosses used informal discussions with Aus farmers to help reinforce their argument against rival Monsanto's merger bid. | Syngenta's top croppers 
IT'S six weeks until WoolPoll 2015 opens and growers are being urged to focus on Australian Wool Innovation's work over the past three years.
31 Jul 15 IT'S six weeks until WoolPoll 2015 opens and growers are being urged to focus on Australian Wool Innovation's work over the past three years. | Fans can't get enough of footy...  | Lamb survival is in the genes 
Sheep - Wool
AUSTRALIAN farmland and related investment opportunities will be promoted in China during August at a major event in Shanghai.
31 Jul 15  2 AUSTRALIAN farmland and related investment opportunities will be promoted in China during August at a major event in Shanghai. | Aus ag ripe for foreign investment  | Ag investment needs transparency 
DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow.
31 Jul 15  1 DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow. | TPP negotiations at pointy end  | Robb warned on TPP outcomes 
TERRITORY women will be sharing their stories and experiences in building agribusiness in the bush at the national Australian Women in Agriculture Conference being held at Alice Springs on August 7-9.
31 Jul 15 TERRITORY women will be sharing their stories and experiences in building agribusiness in the bush at the national Australian Women in Agriculture Conference being held at Alice Springs...
JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry.
30 Jul 15  1 JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry. | Donkeys keep dogs on the hoof  | Steer success in NSW 'beef nursery' 
HAMILTON high school student Samantha Langley has won a scholarship at Australia's premier wool fashion awards.
30 Jul 15 HAMILTON high school student Samantha Langley has won a scholarship at Australia's premier wool fashion awards.
Sheep - Wool
SOUTHERN cattle enthusiasts are getting a taste of the enormity that is northern beef operations in a new training relationship between the Northern Territory Rural College and Rural Industries Skill Training, Hamilton.
30 Jul 15 SOUTHERN cattle enthusiasts are getting a taste of the enormity that is northern beef operations in a new training relationship between the Northern Territory Rural College and Rural...
Cattle - Beef
TREMORS have rocked Queensland's Fraser Coast with residents reporting
30 Jul 15 TREMORS have rocked Queensland's Fraser Coast with residents reporting "a bit of a wobble" hitting the town of Maryborough.
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I have lodged whistleblower material with the Head of Dept of Ag, Head of the MLA, and the Ag
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Jacky- there are 100K- cattle producers alone so there is many many more than that when you
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If there are 100,000 farmers then 48.5% of farmers, are holding cash reserves equivalent to 2- 4
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