Ag leaders unite for dairy vision

LAST week machine AFP officers lined the front of Parliament House in Canberra amid tighter security arrangements.
LAST week machine AFP officers lined the front of Parliament House in Canberra amid tighter security arrangements.
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NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head. NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head.
JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
GRAINCORP chairman Don Taylor is expected to step down from the board after a transition period with incoming chief executive Mark Palmquist.
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AUSTRALIA'S live cattle trade smashed records in the last financial year, soaring past $1 billion in value as exporters shipped 1.13 million head of cattle.
4:00 AM  1 AUSTRALIA'S live cattle trade smashed records in the last financial year, soaring past $1 billion in value as exporters shipped 1.13 million head of cattle. | Beef revival: US cattle prices...  | Bindaree Beef carves path to China 
Cattle - Beef
AGRICULTURAL levy-payer groups are considering a joint attack on the government’s inquiry into the sector’s levy system.
4:00 AM  2 AGRICULTURAL levy-payer groups are considering a joint attack on the government’s inquiry into the sector’s levy system.
WITH the prospect of a big hay season ahead, including the cutting of frosted grain cereals, interest is high in hay making equipment.
4:00 AM WITH the prospect of a big hay season ahead, including the cutting of frosted grain cereals, interest is high in hay making equipment. | Averting crop catastrophe  | Lely's unstoppable baler 
SEVERE frosts; BASF's new fungicide; Aussie oats to China; Egypt covered for wheat; Long-term to dressing trial.
4:00 AM SEVERE frosts; BASF's new fungicide; Aussie oats to China; Egypt covered for wheat; Long-term to dressing trial. | Infrastructure: the grain thing  | Monitoring essential against DBM 
DALBY, Queensland, farmer Adam McVeigh personifies the skills and capacity building drive within the Australian grain industry.
01 Oct 14 DALBY, Queensland, farmer Adam McVeigh personifies the skills and capacity building drive within the Australian grain industry. | Harvesting ideas from US grain tour  | Infrastructure: the grain thing 
NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head.
01 Oct 14 NATIONAL lamb supply, as reported by MLA’s National Livestock Reporting Service, was 26pc higher week-on-week, at 128,604 head. | World watching Aussie sheep welfare  | Lamb supply down, restockers active 
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Barnaby Joyce is “absolutely right” in declaring Australia’s practical inability to become Asia’s food bowl.
01 Oct 14  4 PRIME Minister Tony Abbott says Barnaby Joyce is “absolutely right” in declaring Australia’s practical inability to become Asia’s food bowl. | 'Not Asia's food bowl': Joyce  | China trip progresses trade talks 
SHEEP industry stalwart Dr John Keniry this week leaves after seven years chairing the Sheep CRC.
01 Oct 14 SHEEP industry stalwart Dr John Keniry this week leaves after seven years chairing the Sheep CRC. | Prices, pests, productivity:...  | World watching Aussie sheep welfare 
IT'S hard to untangle good news from bad as cattle markets head into another month of drought-fuelled stresses.
01 Oct 14 IT'S hard to untangle good news from bad as cattle markets head into another month of drought-fuelled stresses. | Flavour burst to kick off Beef 2015  | Canada hungry for Aussie beef 
Cattle - Beef
THOSE who have seen the future of the big grocery chains believe it doesn't look very healthy.
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GOODMAN Fielder CEO Chris Delaney said he wants to stay in the job if the breads and spreads maker is acquired.
01 Oct 14 GOODMAN Fielder CEO Chris Delaney said he wants to stay in the job if the breads and spreads maker is acquired. | Goodman Fielder buyout a good... 
AN ALLIANCE of supply chain groups has released a report recommending regulatory overhauls to improve farmgate returns.
01 Oct 14  1 AN ALLIANCE of supply chain groups has released a report recommending regulatory overhauls to improve farmgate returns. | Less profit at dairy farmgate:...  | Joyce test for Harper shake-up 
AUSTRALIAN cattle drives tend to be associated with red dust and high plains, but flying sand and sea spray?
01 Oct 14 AUSTRALIAN cattle drives tend to be associated with red dust and high plains, but flying sand and sea spray? | Japan growing Wagyu markets 
Cattle - Beef
JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
01 Oct 14 JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. | Cotton picking upgrade for John...  | John Deere cutter with bite 
A NASTY part of cropping is that in terms of risk management, it can be out of the frying pan and into the fire.
01 Oct 14 A NASTY part of cropping is that in terms of risk management, it can be out of the frying pan and into the fire. | Harvesting ideas from US grain tour  | Infrastructure: the grain thing 
IMPERIAL Partners' Josh Wiltshire and Sam Edwards have established a boxed lamb label to set the price for their products, rather than allow market trends to dictate their earnings.
01 Oct 14 IMPERIAL Partners' Josh Wiltshire and Sam Edwards have established a boxed lamb label to set the price for their products, rather than allow market trends to dictate their earnings. | Switch to sheep adds diversity  | NZ composites get more kg/ha 
Sheep - Wool
LIVE nematodes have been found in a carton of Fijian ginger imported into Sydney, prompting calls for an immediate ban on further imports.
30 Sep 14 LIVE nematodes have been found in a carton of Fijian ginger imported into Sydney, prompting calls for an immediate ban on further imports.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
30 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. | Human error created dog problem  | Dingoes can be allies 
VIDEO: A SENIOR entomologist has urged southern grain growers to monitor their canola crops for diamondback moth (DBM) larvae.
30 Sep 14 VIDEO: A SENIOR entomologist has urged southern grain growers to monitor their canola crops for diamondback moth (DBM) larvae. | Getting deep with subsoil manuring  | Marsh to face $800,000 costs... 
SANTA Gertrudis bulls hit a breed seasonal high of $47,500 at last week's annual Santa Central Sale, Clifton, Queensland.
30 Sep 14 SANTA Gertrudis bulls hit a breed seasonal high of $47,500 at last week's annual Santa Central Sale, Clifton, Queensland. | Herd decline causes US plant...  | Canada hungry for Aussie beef 
Cattle - Beef
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
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AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.
30 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap. | Farmers pay the price for...  | On the road for rural debt solution 
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Good news for live ex...but here come the ill informed anti-Live activists who get their info
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I have a real issue in waving debts.as a young farmer we had debts,and just worked until we
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No the levy system is undemocratic in many instances and denies the levy payers the right to a
GLOBAL animal health and nutrition company Alltech has bought SA premix manufacturer and feed ingredient supplier Lienert Australia.25 Sep 14 GLOBAL animal health and nutrition company Alltech has bought SA premix manufacturer and feed ingredient supplier...
PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his approach to farming locally.20 Sep 14 PRODUCING high quality milk for the export market has seen third generation dairy farmer Josh Loweke rethink his...