Joyce provokes Fitzgibbon on ChAFTA

BARNABY Joyce has baited his opposite number Joel Fitzgibbon to declare his hand on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).
BARNABY Joyce has baited his opposite number Joel Fitzgibbon to declare his hand on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA).
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UPDATED: WA organic farmer Steve Marsh has lost his court appeal for compensation after GM canola was found on his Kojonup property in 2010. UPDATED: WA organic farmer Steve Marsh has lost his court appeal for compensation after GM canola was found on his Kojonup property in 2010.
NFF CEO Simon Talbot says Chinese farm industry and political officials are confused about the union-led campaign against the FTA.
NFF CEO Simon Talbot says Chinese farm industry and political officials are confused about the union-led campaign against the FTA.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has warned of the risks of a AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation has warned of the risks of a "fiscal cliff" if the current 2 per cent wool levy is not supported.
DEBATE over government intervention at saleyards has underpinned evidence presented at the red meat inquiry today. DEBATE over government intervention at saleyards has underpinned evidence presented at the red meat inquiry today.
LIBERAL and Labor candidates in the Canning federal by-election admit their knowledge about foreign investment in Australian agriculture will need strengthening if they win the September 19 poll.
4:00 AM LIBERAL and Labor candidates in the Canning federal by-election admit their knowledge about foreign investment in Australian agriculture will need strengthening if they win the September... | Kidman attracts de Crespigny  | 'Big names' buy up cattle stations 
LEADING candidates in the upcoming Canning by-election in WA have outlined their rural credentials and advocacy plans, if they win the seat.
4:00 AM LEADING candidates in the upcoming Canning by-election in WA have outlined their rural credentials and advocacy plans, if they win the seat. | 'Passionate, persuasive' Don...  | Candidates vie for Canning 
CATTLE Council of Australia has thrown its support behind a national campaign pushing ratification of the ChAFTA.
4:00 AM CATTLE Council of Australia has thrown its support behind a national campaign pushing ratification of the ChAFTA.  | NFF musters support online  | Farmers gear up for FTA fight 
Cattle - Beef
THE first transverse rotary Class 8 combine, the Gleaner S88, has been released by AGCO joining the S8 Super Series.
4:00 AM THE first transverse rotary Class 8 combine, the Gleaner S88, has been released by AGCO joining the S8 Super Series. | Future augurs well for track...  | Big Red release on track 
MOONIE property Traighli has sold at auction for $4.3 million today.
04 Sep 15 MOONIE property Traighli has sold at auction for $4.3 million today.
UPDATED: DESPITE organic farmer Steve Marsh losing his Supreme Court appeal for compensation, the door is open for another appeal.
04 Sep 15 UPDATED: DESPITE organic farmer Steve Marsh losing his Supreme Court appeal for compensation, the door is open for another appeal. | Senators back GM crops  | GM case prompts calls for... 
INTERNATIONAL interest is expected in one of Australia's largest agricultural land and water portfolios.
04 Sep 15 INTERNATIONAL interest is expected in one of Australia's largest agricultural land and water portfolios. | Dashang Group beefs up land...  | China firm may buy $1b in farmland 
A QUEENSLAND court has handed a victory to Gina Rinehart in her battle to establish a new coal mine.
04 Sep 15 A QUEENSLAND court has handed a victory to Gina Rinehart in her battle to establish a new coal mine.
EXPECTATIONS from international markets will see red meat producers need to ensure they have the current Livestock Production Assurance National Vendor Declaration (LPA NVD) form from November 16.
04 Sep 15 EXPECTATIONS from international markets will see red meat producers need to ensure they have the current Livestock Production Assurance National Vendor Declaration (LPA NVD) form from... | Another young cattle record  | Inquiry debates saleyard reforms 
AUSTRALIA'S dairy industry is set to lose at least $20 million in expected tariff cuts if the China FTA isn't implemented before Christmas.
04 Sep 15 AUSTRALIA'S dairy industry is set to lose at least $20 million in expected tariff cuts if the China FTA isn't implemented before Christmas. | ChAFTA campaign hits overdrive  | China 'confused' by union campaign 
THE wool market rebounded this week after a fortnight of sharp falls, with the AWEX EMI lifting 36 cents.
04 Sep 15 THE wool market rebounded this week after a fortnight of sharp falls, with the AWEX EMI lifting 36 cents. | Growers have their say on levy  | Wool levy cut risks 'fiscal cliff' 
Sheep - Wool
THE value of rural exports grew seven per cent in 2014-15, latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show.
04 Sep 15 THE value of rural exports grew seven per cent in 2014-15, latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show. | Crop estimates increased  | Aus beef goes online to China 
AUSTRALIA'S regional communities will be the winners from the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, writes KATE CARNELL.
04 Sep 15  4 AUSTRALIA'S regional communities will be the winners from the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, writes KATE CARNELL. | Farmers gear up for FTA fight  | ChAFTA campaign hits overdrive 
WHEAT prices are likely to be in for a rough ride during the next few weeks.
04 Sep 15 WHEAT prices are likely to be in for a rough ride during the next few weeks. | SA growers given septoria warning  | GPA, GGL must reach consensus 
STRONG beef prices are affecting the meat supply chain, as both restaurants and families change their shopping habits.
04 Sep 15  3 STRONG beef prices are affecting the meat supply chain, as both restaurants and families change their shopping habits.
Cattle - Beef
GGL has rebuked claims of a swag of standing proxy votes from deceased members on its electoral roll could be used in its board elections.
04 Sep 15  2 GGL has rebuked claims of a swag of standing proxy votes from deceased members on its electoral roll could be used in its board elections. | AGM process fair: GGL  | GPA, GGL must reach consensus 
THIS month GrainGrowers holds its annual general meeting (AGM) in Toowoomba.
04 Sep 15 THIS month GrainGrowers holds its annual general meeting (AGM) in Toowoomba. | GGL stands by election process  | GPA, GGL must reach consensus 
WOOLPRODUCERS Australia has slammed Australian Wool Innovation's decision to leave out a 1.5 per cent levy option at the WoolPoll vote.
04 Sep 15  6 WOOLPRODUCERS Australia has slammed Australian Wool Innovation's decision to leave out a 1.5 per cent levy option at the WoolPoll vote.  | Meat demand clips wool forecast  | Growers have their say on levy 
Sheep - Wool
AUSTRALIA'S largest livestock exporter Wellard Group and its CEO Mauro Balzarini have high hopes that the potential of the North as a cattle export juggernaut will be unlocked in the not too distant future.
04 Sep 15 AUSTRALIA'S largest livestock exporter Wellard Group and its CEO Mauro Balzarini have high hopes that the potential of the North as a cattle export juggernaut will be unlocked in the not...
Cattle - Beef
AS the Steve Marsh camp takes in the dismissal of its appeal this morning and refuses to rule out a further action, industry leaders are calling for co-existence between farming methods.
03 Sep 15  4 AS the Steve Marsh camp takes in the dismissal of its appeal this morning and refuses to rule out a further action, industry leaders are calling for co-existence between farming methods. | Marsh loses GM appeal 
AACO's Master Kobe Wagyu brand has completed a double Royal Show win claiming the highest score at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Awards and a gold medal with a cut of grain-fed striploin.
03 Sep 15 AACO's Master Kobe Wagyu brand has completed a double Royal Show win claiming the highest score at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Awards and a gold medal with a cut of grain-fed striploin.
Cattle - Beef
UPDATED: WA organic farmer Steve Marsh has lost his court appeal for compensation after GM canola was found on his Kojonup property in 2010.
03 Sep 15 UPDATED: WA organic farmer Steve Marsh has lost his court appeal for compensation after GM canola was found on his Kojonup property in 2010.
UPDATED: A WOOLLY mammoth has strolled out of the scrub in southern NSW and the RSPCA has moved quickly to remove the sheep's heavy coat.
03 Sep 15  6 UPDATED: A WOOLLY mammoth has strolled out of the scrub in southern NSW and the RSPCA has moved quickly to remove the sheep's heavy coat.
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Good observation Itz Me. As big as it is this fleece will pale into insignificance if the Paris
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Agree 100 % with Ed Story. Jock, buy a full length mirror and have a good look at yourself.
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looking under beds for red herrings and ranting at every shadow about trade agreements is a sign
THE efforts of farmers in working to protect the Great Barrier Reef were recognised on the Sunshine Coast last night.
02 Sep 15 THE efforts of farmers in working to protect the Great Barrier Reef were recognised on the Sunshine Coast last night.
RIVER Ridge Dairies have directly improved the productivity of their farm by improving the quality of water flowing off their farm.02 Sep 15 RIVER Ridge Dairies have directly improved the productivity of their farm by improving the quality of water flowing...