Northern price cap on cattle

CATTLE buyers hit the breaks on surging cattle prices early this week resulting in a slight dip to the EYCI to 486.5c/kg.
CATTLE buyers hit the breaks on surging cattle prices early this week resulting in a slight dip to the EYCI to 486.5c/kg.
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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
WHILE much of the state lingers in drought, vegetable growers are battling a case of too much of a good thing after a massive rainfall event.
4:00 AM WHILE much of the state lingers in drought, vegetable growers are battling a case of too much of a good thing after a massive rainfall event.
STRONG saleyard prices have forced processors to put attractive offers on the table to flush out trade weight lambs coming into winter.
4:00 AM STRONG saleyard prices have forced processors to put attractive offers on the table to flush out trade weight lambs coming into winter.
IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office.
4:00 AM IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office. | El Nino may quell warming debate  | Dry country axes Water Commission 
THE latest PETA sledge on the shearing industry hit the headlines to coincide with Australian Wool Week.
4:00 AM THE latest PETA sledge on the shearing industry hit the headlines to coincide with Australian Wool Week. | Send PETA to school: WAFarmers  | Shear lies frustrate wool industry 
THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser.
4:00 AM THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser. | Tensions high as CBH trains...  | $60m for GrainCorp rail upgrades 
THE new Claas Arion 600/500 Cmatic is one of the most advanced mid-range tractors available in Australia.
4:00 AM THE new Claas Arion 600/500 Cmatic is one of the most advanced mid-range tractors available in Australia.
THE WA Nationals want Northam to be the base for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
3:00 AM THE WA Nationals want Northam to be the base for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
BRISBANE Lions and Gold Coast Suns aren't the only Queenslanders that are struggling – just take a look at the State's dairy farmers.
27 May 15 BRISBANE Lions and Gold Coast Suns aren't the only Queenslanders that are struggling – just take a look at the State's dairy farmers. | WCB wraps up Lion cheese buyout  | Bega Cheese slices earnings... 
TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year.
27 May 15  1 TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year. | Ag White Paper stuck in limbo  | Farming's budget tax breaks 
RSPCA AUSTRALIA will accompany Animals Australia when the two groups meet with the Australian Livestock Exporters Council (ALEC) in Canberra today.
27 May 15  4 RSPCA AUSTRALIA will accompany Animals Australia when the two groups meet with the Australian Livestock Exporters Council (ALEC) in Canberra today. | 'Stick to dogs and cats', ALEC...  | Activists target Farmers'... 
THE Australian dollar dropped to a month-low overnight as the US dollar rallied on the back of strong economic data.
27 May 15 THE Australian dollar dropped to a month-low overnight as the US dollar rallied on the back of strong economic data. | RBA cuts cash rate to record low  | Budget backs farmers, says Barnaby 
THE National Irrigators Council has urged the government to pass legislation for its promised 1500GL cap on water buybacks.
27 May 15 THE National Irrigators Council has urged the government to pass legislation for its promised 1500GL cap on water buybacks. | Buyback cap backed by budget  | Basin States should speak up:... 
THE Department of Natural Resources and Mines is investigating 35 cases of alleged unauthorised clearing of vegetation.
27 May 15 THE Department of Natural Resources and Mines is investigating 35 cases of alleged unauthorised clearing of vegetation. | Fresh veg management concerns arise 
TO help secure youth mental health services in one rural NSW town, the local community is holding a livestock auction.
27 May 15 TO help secure youth mental health services in one rural NSW town, the local community is holding a livestock auction.
WESFARMERS is grappling with its own version of a 'Masters disaster', albeit on a smaller scale.
27 May 15 WESFARMERS is grappling with its own version of a 'Masters disaster', albeit on a smaller scale. | Wine co works without big retailers  | Wesfarmers focuses on retail... 
THE Australian Made Campaign is teaming up with RANGEme to help give Aussie growers and manufacturers a competitive edge.
27 May 15 THE Australian Made Campaign is teaming up with RANGEme to help give Aussie growers and manufacturers a competitive edge. | Hoo-roo to Aus Made brand?  | Coles fined $2.5m over 'fresh'... 
LASER beams, robots and mid-air vegetable cultivation will be on the agenda for over 100 of the country’s leading vegetable growers.
27 May 15 LASER beams, robots and mid-air vegetable cultivation will be on the agenda for over 100 of the country’s leading vegetable growers. | Drone piloting tipped to take off 
VIDEO: TWO of MLA's most recent advertising campaigns have been recognised as finalists in the upcoming TV ad of the Year awards.
27 May 15 VIDEO: TWO of MLA's most recent advertising campaigns have been recognised as finalists in the upcoming TV ad of the Year awards. | Hey true blue: Farmers adopt...  | MLA chief reflects on year one  | VIDEO: Honey Badger vs. The Scout
WARRNAMBOOL Cheese and Butter has finalised its $137.5 million acquisition of Lion Dairy and Drinks' everyday cheese business.
27 May 15 WARRNAMBOOL Cheese and Butter has finalised its $137.5 million acquisition of Lion Dairy and Drinks' everyday cheese business. | MG plan to let in townies 
HOW do farmers feed the world's ever growing population and the meet the ever increasing demand for higher protein diets?
27 May 15 HOW do farmers feed the world's ever growing population and the meet the ever increasing demand for higher protein diets?
MORE details of the sale of Australia's biggest privately owned ag landholder S. Kidman and Co are likely to be released in early June.
27 May 15  15 MORE details of the sale of Australia's biggest privately owned ag landholder S. Kidman and Co are likely to be released in early June. | Kidman still driving big beef  | Cattle kingdom carve-up disharmony 
AUSTRALIA'S cattle industry is in great health with underlying strength defying varied conditions across the sector, says the Rural Bank.
27 May 15 AUSTRALIA'S cattle industry is in great health with underlying strength defying varied conditions across the sector, says the Rural Bank. | Not bearish on beef's bull run  | Handling the herd with care 
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TOYOTA has pulled the covers off its most hotly anticipated vehicle in a decade: the eighth-generation HiLux.
27 May 15 TOYOTA has pulled the covers off its most hotly anticipated vehicle in a decade: the eighth-generation HiLux.  | The farmers' data friend  | Top of the Claas for tractor... 
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Helen. At 397ppm, CO2 constitutes 0.039% of atmospheric gasses. An increase of 4ppm will bring
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BDO have done a major report into lack of investment in agriculture. It is online. Read it and
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If you want to whinge, take it up officially. Write to MPs. moaning here is not the answer and I
THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for scrutiny by CPC CEO Troy Setter.07 May 15  2 THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for...
MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new abattoir is approved. 
30 Apr 15  2 MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new...