$100m Moxey dairy deal finalised

THE Sino-Australian milk processing and farming consortium has completed its acquisition of the $100m Moxey Farms business.
THE Sino-Australian milk processing and farming consortium has completed its acquisition of the $100m Moxey Farms business.
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AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal. AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal.
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.
A FORMER Inghams poultry farm in Sydney's north-west has been sold for about $4 million.
10:29 AM A FORMER Inghams poultry farm in Sydney's north-west has been sold for about $4 million.
COLLIERS International has secured a major hiring coup by luring rural property veteran Shane McIntyre from Elders to head up its national agribusiness and rural division.
8:53 AM COLLIERS International has secured a major hiring coup by luring rural property veteran Shane McIntyre from Elders to head up its national agribusiness and rural division. | Rural property on the boil 
A LONG-RUNNING industrial relations dispute at Teys Australia's Brisbane beef processing plant ended on Friday.
8:39 AM A LONG-RUNNING industrial relations dispute at Teys Australia's Brisbane beef processing plant ended on Friday.
Cattle - Beef
VICTORIA'S farmers will have access to a pool of $200 million as the Andrews government tries to convince farmers they will not be worse off when the Port of Melbourne is sold.
7:19 AM  2 VICTORIA'S farmers will have access to a pool of $200 million as the Andrews government tries to convince farmers they will not be worse off when the Port of Melbourne is sold.
TONY Abbott has secured Bronwyn Bishop's resignation as Speaker but has defied public anger over her spendthrift ways.
6:32 AM  1 TONY Abbott has secured Bronwyn Bishop's resignation as Speaker but has defied public anger over her spendthrift ways.
FEDERAL LNP Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has announced  that he will not seek re-election for the seat of Maranoa in 2016.
4:00 AM FEDERAL LNP Member for Maranoa Bruce Scott has announced that he will not seek re-election for the seat of Maranoa in 2016.
SARDI plant pathologist Jenny Davidson has urged graingrowers to be aware of changes in resistance in some pulse varieties, and keep an eye on crop disease levels.
4:00 AM SARDI plant pathologist Jenny Davidson has urged graingrowers to be aware of changes in resistance in some pulse varieties, and keep an eye on crop disease levels. | El Nino increases frost risk  | Demo site for New Horizons project 
THE gyrations in the Chinese share market or the falls in the iron ore price are never going to deflect Andrew Forrest's irrepressible optimism about China.
4:00 AM THE gyrations in the Chinese share market or the falls in the iron ore price are never going to deflect Andrew Forrest's irrepressible optimism about China. | Twiggy backs 'True Aussie' brand  | Entrepreneurs the new squattocracy 
THE huge genetically modified (GM) crop steamroller is showing distinct signs of running out of steam.
4:00 AM  3 THE huge genetically modified (GM) crop steamroller is showing distinct signs of running out of steam.
MANY farmers are dedicating close to a month each year and spending about $7200 annually fighting wild dogs.
4:00 AM MANY farmers are dedicating close to a month each year and spending about $7200 annually fighting wild dogs. | Vic govt takes bite out of bounty  | Farmers pay to keep foxes at bay 
CLAAS says its new Disco 1100 Contour will become the largest tractor-mounted mower-conditioner combination available on the market.
4:00 AM CLAAS says its new Disco 1100 Contour will become the largest tractor-mounted mower-conditioner combination available on the market. | Big field days for August  | Data system taps telematics 
AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal.
02 Aug 15  3 AUSTRALIA and 11 other nations have failed to clinch an ambitious Pacific free trade deal. | TPP standstill at US dairy hurdle  | US sees value of TPP 
OPINION: THE opposition to free (more correctly, freer) trade deals is getting much noisier. How destructive this will turn out to be is an open question.
02 Aug 15  1 OPINION: THE opposition to free (more correctly, freer) trade deals is getting much noisier. How destructive this will turn out to be is an open question. | TPP standstill at US dairy hurdle  | Robb warned on TPP outcomes 
JULIA Roberts is getting dirty with the aim of helping agriculture.
02 Aug 15 JULIA Roberts is getting dirty with the aim of helping agriculture.  | Avo prices in treetops  | Vineyard profits evaporate 
A proposal to showcase the dairy history of Port Elliot, which runs back more than a century, has won the seaside town the crown as SA's Legendairy capital.
02 Aug 15 A proposal to showcase the dairy history of Port Elliot, which runs back more than a century, has won the seaside town the crown as SA's Legendairy capital. | SE seminar eyes investment options  | Feed focus fires up production 
THE winner of the menswear section of the 2015-16 International Woolmark Prize Australian regional final has strong ties with SA.
02 Aug 15 THE winner of the menswear section of the 2015-16 International Woolmark Prize Australian regional final has strong ties with SA. | Three cheers for Clare woolgrower  | Industry change 'critical' for wool 
Sheep - Wool
PRECISION seeder manufacturer Seed Hawk has released a series of wireless-controlled air carts for use with its XL and 45 series toolbars.
02 Aug 15 PRECISION seeder manufacturer Seed Hawk has released a series of wireless-controlled air carts for use with its XL and 45 series toolbars. | Data system taps telematics  | Precision seeder helps harvest... 
DESPITE sightings of green peach aphids out in the paddock, growers are being advised to stay calm and step away from Transform.
01 Aug 15 DESPITE sightings of green peach aphids out in the paddock, growers are being advised to stay calm and step away from Transform.
A FALLING exchange rate from above parity to about 73 US cents is keeping Australian producers competitive in export markets.
01 Aug 15 A FALLING exchange rate from above parity to about 73 US cents is keeping Australian producers competitive in export markets. | Meat success tied to trends  | MLA addresses key industry concerns 
WITH WoolPoll 2015 just weeks away, FarmOnline spoke with a selection of woolgrowers to get their take on where the industry stands.
01 Aug 15 WITH WoolPoll 2015 just weeks away, FarmOnline spoke with a selection of woolgrowers to get their take on where the industry stands. | Wool market set to shine online  | Fans can't get enough of footy... 
Sheep - Wool
WASHINGTON DC lobbyist Scott Shearer says trade is “absolutely critical” to US ag, with the TPP the local industry’s biggest current issue.
01 Aug 15 WASHINGTON DC lobbyist Scott Shearer says trade is “absolutely critical” to US ag, with the TPP the local industry’s biggest current issue. | Big wins for US ag in TPP  | Ag protectionism blocking TPP 
GOONDIWINDI based Woods Grains director, Thomas Dudley Woods, has been sentenced to 18 months jail for fraud.
31 Jul 15  1 GOONDIWINDI based Woods Grains director, Thomas Dudley Woods, has been sentenced to 18 months jail for fraud.
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
31 Jul 15  1 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 | Big wins for US ag in TPP  | TPP negotiations at pointy end 
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Australia used to be called a smart nation. However, only a dumb nation would hand over control
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Can't unravel fast enough
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Don't let the ports in Victoria be sold! Take it from all us South Australians that we have
Bronwyn Bishop resigned as Speaker this afternoon following a string of revelations suggesting systemic abuse of taxpayer-funded travel entitlements.02 Aug 15 Bronwyn Bishop resigned as Speaker this afternoon following a string of revelations suggesting systemic abuse of...
THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.27 Jul 15 THE planets have aligned for avocado growers, with some receiving the best prices they've seen in 40 years.