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Dairy rebate's high hopes

A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.
A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.
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MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s. MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
IT IS 11 months today since Anne and Michael Rayner left Oakland Station, St George, and took to the road to keep their Shorthorn breeders and progeny alive. IT IS 11 months today since Anne and Michael Rayner left Oakland Station, St George, and took to the road to keep their Shorthorn breeders and progeny alive.
AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough political will to make it happen. AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough political will to make it happen.
LATEST figures on Australia's wine export performance show a steep 12 per cent decline in sales to China.
4:31 PM LATEST figures on Australia's wine export performance show a steep 12 per cent decline in sales to China. | EFF red-hot in China  | Chinese FDI 'puzzle' unlocked 
WHEAT markets have surged a whopping 6.5 per cent over the past two days on the back of the unrest in Ukraine.
3:01 PM  2 WHEAT markets have surged a whopping 6.5 per cent over the past two days on the back of the unrest in Ukraine. | Autumn leaves growers excited  | Sorghum's global demand grows 
ROLLING COVERAGE: PREMIER Barry O'Farrell fronts ICAC again today after his shock resignation.
10:37 AM  2 ROLLING COVERAGE: PREMIER Barry O'Farrell fronts ICAC again today after his shock resignation.
FONTERRA is to overhaul its Australian milk pricing structure.
10:35 AM FONTERRA is to overhaul its Australian milk pricing structure. | Woolies signs three-year bread deal  | Woolies, Fonterra, Parmalat in... 
AUSTRALIAN chilled lamb is being showcased at one of Korea's biggest retailers this week.
10:13 AM  1 AUSTRALIAN chilled lamb is being showcased at one of Korea's biggest retailers this week. | Lamb donation for good cause  | Meat giant's $100m war chest 
Sheep - Meat
THERE has been a double dose of good news for emerging phosphate producer Fertoz in the past two weeks.
8:30 AM THERE has been a double dose of good news for emerging phosphate producer Fertoz in the past two weeks. | Autumn leaves growers excited  | Poppies move beyond Tas 
ONE of Australia's biggest cattle events, Beef Australia 2015, has received a $2.5 million boost from the federal government.
8:00 AM ONE of Australia's biggest cattle events, Beef Australia 2015, has received a $2.5 million boost from the federal government. | Beef export values rise  | Wilkie claims 'misleading': ALEC 
Cattle - Beef
WOOLWORTH'S strategy of signing longer-term supply contracts has shifted from milk into the highly competitive $2 billion bread category.
7:00 AM WOOLWORTH'S strategy of signing longer-term supply contracts has shifted from milk into the highly competitive $2 billion bread category. | Woolies expands milk brand  | $1 milk here to stay 
AUSTRALIAN beef export volumes have reached their highest February volume on record, matched by rising values.
4:00 AM AUSTRALIAN beef export volumes have reached their highest February volume on record, matched by rising values.  | Beef's 'nick of time' deal  | Beef exports to Japan ease 
Cattle - Beef
FARM businesses are being reminded the deadline for applications for Farm Finance concessional loans for this financial year is looming.
4:00 AM  1 FARM businesses are being reminded the deadline for applications for Farm Finance concessional loans for this financial year is looming. | $320m for drought-hit farmers  | Farm Finance delays 'normal' 
MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
4:00 AM MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s. | Sorghum's global demand grows  | Early start for SA croppers 
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
4:00 AM JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.  | China wants to import workers...  | Japan accord 'a bloody disgrace' 
MERINOS have long been a money maker for the Burbidge family at Benefield at Ettrick, via Murray Bridge.
4:00 AM MERINOS have long been a money maker for the Burbidge family at Benefield at Ettrick, via Murray Bridge. | Gerald’s third Angaston hogget win  | Cover combs put to test 
Sheep - Wool
A HIGH turnaround in egg sales ensures freshness and quality of product for poultry farmer Graham Cowling.
4:00 AM A HIGH turnaround in egg sales ensures freshness and quality of product for poultry farmer Graham Cowling.
THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a significant new milestone for Victoria’s table grape industry.
15 Apr 14 THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a significant new milestone for Victoria’s table grape industry.
IT IS crucial a national food plan comes together now - over and above political interests.
15 Apr 14  2 IT IS crucial a national food plan comes together now - over and above political interests.
THE live export industry has slammed claims by Andrew Wilkie that it has withdrawn an invitation for him to travel on a live ex ship.
15 Apr 14  6 THE live export industry has slammed claims by Andrew Wilkie that it has withdrawn an invitation for him to travel on a live ex ship. | Live export investigation underway  | Joyce to push ESCAS changes 
Cattle - Beef
A TARA Park Merino ewe has been sashed the supreme Merino exhibit of the Sydney Royal.
15 Apr 14 A TARA Park Merino ewe has been sashed the supreme Merino exhibit of the Sydney Royal.
AUSTRALIA'S largest family-owned meat processing company, Thomas Foods International, has a war chest of $100 million for further acquisitions in the food industry to bolster an overall business with annual revenues approaching $1.6 billion.
15 Apr 14 AUSTRALIA'S largest family-owned meat processing company, Thomas Foods International, has a war chest of $100 million for further acquisitions in the food industry to bolster an overall... | Mutton makes a mint 
NUFARM will close a New Zealand manufacturing plant and further consolidate activity at its existing Laverton facilities in Victoria.
15 Apr 14 NUFARM will close a New Zealand manufacturing plant and further consolidate activity at its existing Laverton facilities in Victoria. | Ag stocks on the rise  | Brazil sales drive up Nufarm... 
AN investigation into allegations of criminal misconduct within the live export trade is underway.
15 Apr 14  3 AN investigation into allegations of criminal misconduct within the live export trade is underway.
THE federal government is facing demands from China that it be allowed to import workers for projects funded by Chinese investors as part of the free-trade agreement.
15 Apr 14  30 THE federal government is facing demands from China that it be allowed to import workers for projects funded by Chinese investors as part of the free-trade agreement. | Forrest urges China ag partnership  | Door ajar for China state... 
A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening of the live cattle export market.
15 Apr 14  1 A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening of the live cattle export market. | Grain farm could bring up to $200m  | Macquarie's Paraway takes... 
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Good and after all the highly regulated labor supply chain and middlemen costs and other fees
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Can i get a Chinese shearing team working for their money ?So if O.S protection is a subsidy to
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You get the feeling that a whole lot of foreign investors in that part of the world, the great
FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and one of the rewards offered for the people who will be taking part in a 1200km bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach in early May.
15 Apr 14 FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and...
SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the mailboxes of farming families. 
15 Apr 14 SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the...