Lamb prices fall in March quarter

IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer.
IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer.
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BRAHMAN females were keenly sought after at the inaugural Rocky All Stars Elite Brahman female sale. BRAHMAN females were keenly sought after at the inaugural Rocky All Stars Elite Brahman female sale.
THIS season's sorghum crops are set to go down to the wire for central Queensland sharefarmer and contract sprayer Bevan Beer. THIS season's sorghum crops are set to go down to the wire for central Queensland sharefarmer and contract sprayer Bevan Beer.
AT Tooroora, south-west of Dirranbandi, cotton bolls are bursting open and picking of the Sullivan's best crop to date is less than three weeks away. AT Tooroora, south-west of Dirranbandi, cotton bolls are bursting open and picking of the Sullivan's best crop to date is less than three weeks away.
WESTERN Queensland drought conditions are now at the stage where Exceptional Circumstance relief measures need to be enacted, according to the Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar. WESTERN Queensland drought conditions are now at the stage where Exceptional Circumstance relief measures need to be enacted, according to the Member for Gregory, Lachlan Millar.
LIVE cattle out of Darwin will ship for $4/kg or more “in the next year or so”, Ross Ainsworth told the NTCA conference in Darwin.
8:45 AM LIVE cattle out of Darwin will ship for $4/kg or more “in the next year or so”, Ross Ainsworth told the NTCA conference in Darwin. | Cattle outlook 'persistently... 
Cattle - Beef
AT THE close of Thursday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 421.50c, up 2.25c/kg cwt on where it finished the previous day.
8:30 AM AT THE close of Thursday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 421.50c, up 2.25c/kg cwt on where it finished the previous day. | Cyclone keeps export processors...  | EYCI records set to be smashed 
Cattle - Beef
RSM BIRD Cameron has hit back at claims over a WA farm foreclosure, saying its representatives were “at all times professional”.
8:30 AM  1 RSM BIRD Cameron has hit back at claims over a WA farm foreclosure, saying its representatives were “at all times professional”. | Receivers in farm foreclosure...  | WA farmers buck land laws 
THE CSG industry is urging NSW Premier Mike Baird not to buckle to pressure from environmentalists despite a Greens-led backlash at Saturday's election.
7:30 AM  1 THE CSG industry is urging NSW Premier Mike Baird not to buckle to pressure from environmentalists despite a Greens-led backlash at Saturday's election. | Santos chair switch fuels CSG...  | Taxman's role in Frackman film 
THE federal government has committed to cutting tax for small business, but farmers could lose out on proposed changes.
7:25 AM  2 THE federal government has committed to cutting tax for small business, but farmers could lose out on proposed changes. | Outrage over PM's property hit  | Alliance backs diesel rebate 
THE US Congress is scrambling to beat a fast-closing window to strike a domestic political deal to sign the TPP plan.
7:15 AM THE US Congress is scrambling to beat a fast-closing window to strike a domestic political deal to sign the TPP plan. | TPP 'critical' for Australian...  | US within reach of TPP prize 
THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production.
7:05 AM  1 THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production. | Mitchell to sell 49pc of cattle...  | Nicoletti to sell WA farms 
A PIECE of ANZAC history has made its way to Townsville on the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli. One of the fiercest battles during the ANZAC military engagement at Gallipoli was the Battle of Lone Pine, August 6-9, 1915.
3:00 AM A PIECE of ANZAC history has made its way to Townsville on the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli. One of the fiercest battles during the ANZAC military engagement at...
SHARES in both Webster and Tandou rallied sharply when Webster announced plans to significantly expand into more broadacre cropping
3:00 AM SHARES in both Webster and Tandou rallied sharply when Webster announced plans to significantly expand into more broadacre cropping | Webster's big splash: a Tandou... 
VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm.
3:00 AM VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm. | Fashion industry spins wool well  | AWEX sale-day results now online 
Sheep - Wool
FOLLOWING three years' development and 20 months' field testing, Hustler has released the new X5000 chainless bale feeder.
3:00 AM FOLLOWING three years' development and 20 months' field testing, Hustler has released the new X5000 chainless bale feeder. | Claas act for Great Big Demo  | AGCO's economic new Challenger 
WHEAT producers may have more opportunities to market their grain given key competitors are switching to other crops.
3:00 AM WHEAT producers may have more opportunities to market their grain given key competitors are switching to other crops. | Filling gaps in grain governance  | Grain buy could set trend 
A SERIES of extracts from Stephen Martyn's book on the history of Australian meat processing: World on a Plate.
29 Mar 15 A SERIES of extracts from Stephen Martyn's book on the history of Australian meat processing: World on a Plate. | How Australia got chilled beef...  | Byron Bay's beef and whale tale 
AS a long-time partner of wool and the Woolmark brand, David Jones was proud to be associated with the International Wool Prize.
29 Mar 15 AS a long-time partner of wool and the Woolmark brand, David Jones was proud to be associated with the International Wool Prize. | Fashion industry spins wool well  | M.PATMOS wins Woolmark Prize 
Sheep - Wool
A BUNDABERG macadamia company is helping to protect the industry’s botanical heritage.
29 Mar 15 A BUNDABERG macadamia company is helping to protect the industry’s botanical heritage.
MAHINDRA has released a new 4025 tractor that has the dimensions of a compact machine but the capabilities of a utility tractor.
29 Mar 15 MAHINDRA has released a new 4025 tractor that has the dimensions of a compact machine but the capabilities of a utility tractor. | Claas act for Great Big Demo  | AGCO's economic new Challenger 
CATCH up with the ag news of the week in our weekly wrap: glypho cancer claims; cattle outlook; ag's underbelly; White Paper woes.
28 Mar 15 CATCH up with the ag news of the week in our weekly wrap: glypho cancer claims; cattle outlook; ag's underbelly; White Paper woes.  | Black market in farm labour  | Exposing hort's 'underbelly' 
THE 2014 cropping season in southern NSW has shed new light on the benefits of early sown wheats.
28 Mar 15 THE 2014 cropping season in southern NSW has shed new light on the benefits of early sown wheats.
VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop rotations.
28 Mar 15 VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop rotations.
LIVESTOCK producers could have access to technology to help them target processor specifications with accuracy in just a few years.
28 Mar 15  1 LIVESTOCK producers could have access to technology to help them target processor specifications with accuracy in just a few years. | Market spooked over 'phantom herd'  | Cattle export boost to Indonesia 
Cattle - Beef
IN SPITE of its status as a bulk commodity, grain is commanding a healthy premium as an organic product, say organic sector leaders.
28 Mar 15 IN SPITE of its status as a bulk commodity, grain is commanding a healthy premium as an organic product, say organic sector leaders. | Soil health focus reaps rewards  | Court reserves judgement on GM... 
THE world said ‘G’day to the USA’ in a very wool kind of way, when Marcia Patmos was named winner of the Woolmark Prize.
28 Mar 15 THE world said ‘G’day to the USA’ in a very wool kind of way, when Marcia Patmos was named winner of the Woolmark Prize. | Late rally keeps EMI stable  | Fashion industry spins wool well 
Sheep - Wool
QUEENSLAND Country Life's Kate Stark has taken home one of the top accolades at today's Rural Press Club.
27 Mar 15 QUEENSLAND Country Life's Kate Stark has taken home one of the top accolades at today's Rural Press Club.
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TJ and Jeffito. Our own CSIRO showed it in 2005. Look at "Transgenic expression of bean
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Good on these fellow Little Aussie Battlers for standing their ground. When a borrower is
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Ted, the relevant question should not be - is glyphosate a carcinogen. The qsn should be, Does
QUEENSLAND Country Life catches up with the growers who help produce the state's top 10 commodity crops.25 Mar 15 QUEENSLAND Country Life catches up with the growers who help produce the state's top 10 commodity crops.
MEETINGS are set to be held in the north to gauge interest in a collective bargaining approach to maintaining viable grazing operations.25 Mar 15 MEETINGS are set to be held in the north to gauge interest in a collective bargaining approach to maintaining viable...