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ALISON Fairleigh’s journey with depression and post-traumatic stress syndrome was tough.
ALISON Fairleigh’s journey with depression and post-traumatic stress syndrome was tough.
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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.
PROFITABILITY and professionalism are just two words to describe “Pyramid Hill” – a property that once knew life as a dairy farm but which today operates as a commercial vineyard often producing yields in excess of 700 tonnes per year.
4:00 AM PROFITABILITY and professionalism are just two words to describe “Pyramid Hill” – a property that once knew life as a dairy farm but which today operates as a commercial vineyard often...
RESTORED heritage sulkies and even handmade carts will trek through the Liverpool Plains in a charity drive to raise money for Royal Far West.
4:00 AM RESTORED heritage sulkies and even handmade carts will trek through the Liverpool Plains in a charity drive to raise money for Royal Far West.
POST-harvest weed seed controls like the Harrington Seed Destructor may not just be beneficial in terms of cutting down the in-paddock weed burden.
4:00 AM POST-harvest weed seed controls like the Harrington Seed Destructor may not just be beneficial in terms of cutting down the in-paddock weed burden.
IMPROVEMENTS in the efficiency of rainfall capture and soil water management promise to deliver valuable productivity benefits to growers in the northern cropping region.
4:00 AM IMPROVEMENTS in the efficiency of rainfall capture and soil water management promise to deliver valuable productivity benefits to growers in the northern cropping region. | Co-ops in line for ports exemption  | Grain price to stay subdued 
FARMERS and herdsmen in China's second largest province have made some extraordinary gains in defiance of nature's harsh conditions.
4:00 AM FARMERS and herdsmen in China's second largest province have made some extraordinary gains in defiance of nature's harsh conditions.
RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India.
30 Aug 14 RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India. | Joyce shrugs off Russian ban  | Dairy industry eyes Russia 
A WELLINGTON district property recently listed for sale was a focus of landholder attention under a previous extended ownership as a shining example of what could be achieved with native pastures.
30 Aug 14 A WELLINGTON district property recently listed for sale was a focus of landholder attention under a previous extended ownership as a shining example of what could be achieved with native...
VARIETY Bash cars are instantly recognisable when they roll into town.
30 Aug 14 VARIETY Bash cars are instantly recognisable when they roll into town.
BARNABY Joyce says the RSPCA’s mandatory reporting proposal could create an excessive burden on people who work with livestock.
30 Aug 14 BARNABY Joyce says the RSPCA’s mandatory reporting proposal could create an excessive burden on people who work with livestock. | Welfare work undermined: RSPCA  | PETA: we did the right thing 
INVESTMENT in WA's top end will see northern beef producers diversify and expand into new markets.
30 Aug 14 INVESTMENT in WA's top end will see northern beef producers diversify and expand into new markets.
Cattle - Beef
VICTORIAN farmer Alan Bennett is hoping for a rain shortly, but said a wet winter had set crops up well enough to cope with a prolonged dry period.
30 Aug 14 VICTORIAN farmer Alan Bennett is hoping for a rain shortly, but said a wet winter had set crops up well enough to cope with a prolonged dry period. | Pulse prices a ray of sunshine  | Aussie crop forecast under pressure 
QUEENSLAND farmers have a new enemy in the battle against herbicide resistant weeds - glyphosate resistant Sweet Summer Grass.
29 Aug 14 QUEENSLAND farmers have a new enemy in the battle against herbicide resistant weeds - glyphosate resistant Sweet Summer Grass.
29 Aug 14  1 WOOLWORTHS' net profit rose 8.5 per cent to $2.45 billion in 2014 as higher food and liquor margins offset wider than expected losses from home improvement and weaker earnings at Big W.
COTTON is set to fall to its lowest price in five years as demand slows in China and India heads for a record crop, says India's biggest denim maker.
29 Aug 14 COTTON is set to fall to its lowest price in five years as demand slows in China and India heads for a record crop, says India's biggest denim maker. | Cotton water use improves 40pc  | Cotton industry invests in leaders 
THE federal government is facing pressure to overhaul the foreign investment review system as it tries to deal with Chinese trade demands.
29 Aug 14  1 THE federal government is facing pressure to overhaul the foreign investment review system as it tries to deal with Chinese trade demands. | 'Protectionists' stifling ag...  | Farmers still not sold on... 
A QUEENSLAND farm on the Darling Downs has become the unlikely testing ground for Google X's Project Wing.
29 Aug 14 A QUEENSLAND farm on the Darling Downs has become the unlikely testing ground for Google X's Project Wing.
AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg.
29 Aug 14  1 AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg. | EMI drops despite positive...  | Wool price continues downward trend 
Sheep - Wool
CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA) held in the United Kingdom in June.
29 Aug 14 CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA) held in the United Kingdom in June.
IT was the moment of truth at Beef Breeding Services, an artificial breeding service centre, just north of Rockhampton.
29 Aug 14 IT was the moment of truth at Beef Breeding Services, an artificial breeding service centre, just north of Rockhampton.
Cattle - Beef
INTENSIFYING drought sparked a heated debate in Canberra this week about escalating rural debt and calls for an overhaul of bank lending.
29 Aug 14  8 INTENSIFYING drought sparked a heated debate in Canberra this week about escalating rural debt and calls for an overhaul of bank lending. | Face-to-face with rural debt  | Taking the debt message to Canberra 
A VISITING Canadian grain market analyst has cautioned Australian growers that the market may not have reached its lows as yet.
29 Aug 14  3 A VISITING Canadian grain market analyst has cautioned Australian growers that the market may not have reached its lows as yet.
CONTROVERSIAL NSW land access laws will undergo sweeping reform as the NSW government adopts 32 review findings.
28 Aug 14  1 CONTROVERSIAL NSW land access laws will undergo sweeping reform as the NSW government adopts 32 review findings. | Hoddy branded 'CSG mouthpiece'  | Grand groundwater monitoring... 
THE price of renewable energy ­certificates would collapse and the value of the large-scale renewable energy sector would be
28 Aug 14  4 THE price of renewable energy ­certificates would collapse and the value of the large-scale renewable energy sector would be "destroyed'' under the more drastic proposal contained in the...
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pepper and Inverell have cut straight to the chase on this. Precise and pertinent comments.
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Thanks Blondie. Agree your comments. Instinct tells me there is something smelly going on with
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Why would we believe any of your figures deregul8? You cant even tell us what you get for your
THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of drought, oversupply and poor prices is driving some of Australia’s most enquiring minds after leaving Longreach last week, determined to find long-term solutions to the ogre of non-viability.30 Aug 14 THE hurt and pain of northern beef producers watching generations of assets being eroded by the perfect storm of...
WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of dire and far-reaching consequences.28 Aug 14  3 WHEN live cattle exports to Indonesia were suspended in June 2011, industry representatives spoke at the time of...