Timely tests help close the gap

AN new diabetes test for Indigenous Australians living in remote regions is set to help close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous health outcomes.
AN new diabetes test for Indigenous Australians living in remote regions is set to help close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous health outcomes.
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BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports. BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports.
FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks. FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks.
SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part Paddock and Palate competition. SANTA Gertrudis, Charolais and Belmont Red steers lead the way in the first leg of the RNA's innovative four part Paddock and Palate competition.
THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year. THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year.
THE Ag White Paper was good in parts but focused on symptoms rather than solutions, writes AFI executive director MICK KEOGH.
12:00 PM THE Ag White Paper was good in parts but focused on symptoms rather than solutions, writes AFI executive director MICK KEOGH. | Ag White Paper falls short,...  | Ag White Paper finally here 
AUSTRALIA'S biggest grains industry conference has targeted high profile speakers for its July event.
10:20 AM AUSTRALIA'S biggest grains industry conference has targeted high profile speakers for its July event.
GROWERS, wholesalers and independent retailers are joining forces to call for meaningful reform of Australia’s Country of Origin Labelling system.
10:16 AM GROWERS, wholesalers and independent retailers are joining forces to call for meaningful reform of Australia’s Country of Origin Labelling system. | Hort ripe for glasshouse revolution 
A LANDHOLDING in the lower Barossa Valley is expected to attract Chinese buyers looking for well-located trophy assets.
10:15 AM A LANDHOLDING in the lower Barossa Valley is expected to attract Chinese buyers looking for well-located trophy assets. | Rural property on the boil  | Agricultural land sales reach... 
JUNE rainfall was below average for much of WA, much of coastal SA, a large part of Vic, northern Tas, and small areas along the east coast.
9:43 AM JUNE rainfall was below average for much of WA, much of coastal SA, a large part of Vic, northern Tas, and small areas along the east coast. | Raquel to give El Nino a kick along  | Climate spat brewing in Lib ranks 
GLOBAL participants in the 26th Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association conference have descended on NSW for a five-day event.
9:11 AM GLOBAL participants in the 26th Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association conference have descended on NSW for a five-day event. | Beef price won't hurt exports  | Beef serves Asia's growing appetite 
Cattle - Beef
AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce says people in the bush are not against foreign investment but want to have a proper understanding of who owns what.
8:49 AM  1 AGRICULTURE Minister Barnaby Joyce says people in the bush are not against foreign investment but want to have a proper understanding of who owns what. | Agricultural land sales reach...  | Showcase whets China's farmland... 
TOM Brinkworth, one of Australia's wealthiest graziers, is casting his eye over one of the country's largest land holders, S. Kidman & Co.
8:37 AM TOM Brinkworth, one of Australia's wealthiest graziers, is casting his eye over one of the country's largest land holders, S. Kidman & Co. | Kidmans fielding 'unofficial'... 
REGIONAL TV news bulletins face further cuts and closures as broadcasters war with a
8:20 AM REGIONAL TV news bulletins face further cuts and closures as broadcasters war with a "bloody-minded" PM over media reforms. | PM rejects rural MP media concerns 
POLITICAL brinkmanship has come to the fore following the long-awaited release of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper.
4:00 AM  3 POLITICAL brinkmanship has come to the fore following the long-awaited release of the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper. | Ag White Paper finally here  | The age of northern Australia 
THE proposed anti-farm trespass Bill will face further high level scrutiny before it is presented for a vote in federal parliament.
4:00 AM THE proposed anti-farm trespass Bill will face further high level scrutiny before it is presented for a vote in federal parliament. | Anti-trespass bill 'recommended'  | Ministers agree on farm trespass 
OATS have returned to favour in the South East, with strong demand for oaten hay and feed and milling oats.
4:00 AM OATS have returned to favour in the South East, with strong demand for oaten hay and feed and milling oats. | EP farmers push for grain fund  | Calls for choice on GM 
MOST farmers understand the concept of singulation, a method of sowing seeds that are individually-metered.
4:00 AM MOST farmers understand the concept of singulation, a method of sowing seeds that are individually-metered. | Entry level UTV ready for duty  | Taking on the new Challenger 
PROGRESSIVE agriculture producers are being encouraged to improve their business growth by applying for funding under the Industry Skills Fund.
06 Jul 15 PROGRESSIVE agriculture producers are being encouraged to improve their business growth by applying for funding under the Industry Skills Fund.
REDUCED interest rates for farmers receiving concessional drought support loans were announced today.
06 Jul 15 REDUCED interest rates for farmers receiving concessional drought support loans were announced today. | Ag White Paper falls short,...  | Blueprint set path for White Paper 
“BIG data” might be the key to getting farmers to using data in the first place, says Charles Schleusner from John Deere.
06 Jul 15 “BIG data” might be the key to getting farmers to using data in the first place, says Charles Schleusner from John Deere. | Farming smarter with big data  | Are we keeping enough cows? 
HEAD trainer at Merriman Shearing School Ian 'Boof' Bateman tries to encourage his students to leave their local area to find work.
06 Jul 15  1 HEAD trainer at Merriman Shearing School Ian 'Boof' Bateman tries to encourage his students to leave their local area to find work. | A stand for next-gen shearers  | From trouble to shear success 
Sheep - Wool
AUSTRALIA'S reputation for quality export grain and its geographic marketing advantage have bred a costly comfort zone mentality, says Mark Palmquist.
06 Jul 15 AUSTRALIA'S reputation for quality export grain and its geographic marketing advantage have bred a costly comfort zone mentality, says Mark Palmquist. | Railing against endless reports  | Grain chain investment needed 
RESIDENT Fairfax Media humourist Ash 'Acca' Walmsley pays tribute to Macca on a Sunday morning with this clip.
05 Jul 15  2 RESIDENT Fairfax Media humourist Ash 'Acca' Walmsley pays tribute to Macca on a Sunday morning with this clip.
ANDREW and Rosemary Michael, Leahcim stud, Snowtown, have seen other farmers encounter difficulties when it was time to hand the farm.
05 Jul 15 ANDREW and Rosemary Michael, Leahcim stud, Snowtown, have seen other farmers encounter difficulties when it was time to hand the farm. | Producers must remember consumers  | Sheep industry eyes 20pc growth 
VIDEO: PROACTIVE testing for nematodes could eliminate losses of up to $40 a tonne for the Hamilton family’s Moora cropping operation.
05 Jul 15 VIDEO: PROACTIVE testing for nematodes could eliminate losses of up to $40 a tonne for the Hamilton family’s Moora cropping operation. | Glypho resistance growing  | Grain groups work for united body 
CALLING the unsung legends that are the lifeblood of rural communities: nominations for Australian of the Year are now open.
05 Jul 15 CALLING the unsung legends that are the lifeblood of rural communities: nominations for Australian of the Year are now open. | Australian of the Year...  | 'Hearing angels' saving rural... 
ROBERT Reid is the proud owner of the latest Polaris utility vehicle after completing an online safety training program.
05 Jul 15  1 ROBERT Reid is the proud owner of the latest Polaris utility vehicle after completing an online safety training program. | Rover's ripper chipper shredder  | A Quick mind leaves tech legacy 
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Lu, I was ignorant & uneducated as you seem to be with your comments. I was born & grew up in
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OPPORTUNITY lost - in snubbing of my PPP Plan by LNP in Ag "smoke& mirrors" paper on Saturday.
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Monro at it again with ignorant rants about Liberals and interest in agriculture. Put your pen
STANBROKE is planning to diversify its business model with a $200 million irrigated cotton project in Queensland's Gulf country.4:00 AM STANBROKE is planning to diversify its business model with a $200 million irrigated cotton project in Queensland's...
A SPANISH consortium has been awarded the tender for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TRSC) project, outbidding two largely-Australian groups.03 Jul 15  1 A SPANISH consortium has been awarded the tender for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing (TRSC) project, outbidding...