ADF boss announces resignation

THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step down as Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) chief executive officer, effective from April 2015.
THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step down as Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) chief executive officer, effective from April 2015.
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ANIMAL rights activists have targeted the successful Australia Day lamb promotion through video footage allegedly taken at Victorian abattoirs. ANIMAL rights activists have targeted the successful Australia Day lamb promotion through video footage allegedly taken at Victorian abattoirs.
AUSTRALIAN dairy is the latest commodity to come under scrutiny in a report set to be released by animal rights group Voiceless next week. AUSTRALIAN dairy is the latest commodity to come under scrutiny in a report set to be released by animal rights group Voiceless next week.
BARNABY Joyce has returned fire at plans to establish an alternative political voice for farmers - the new Country Party of Australia. BARNABY Joyce has returned fire at plans to establish an alternative political voice for farmers - the new Country Party of Australia.
RURAL doctors across Qld are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing planned cuts to the Medicare rebate have been scrapped. RURAL doctors across Qld are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing planned cuts to the Medicare rebate have been scrapped.
THE Tasmanian Government has moved to cut red tape around the state's industrial hemp industry.
29 Jan 15 THE Tasmanian Government has moved to cut red tape around the state's industrial hemp industry.
DROUGHT affected Queensland farmers can now apply for a drought recovery loan after the federal government committed $50 million to the program this morning.
29 Jan 15  1 DROUGHT affected Queensland farmers can now apply for a drought recovery loan after the federal government committed $50 million to the program this morning.
A CONFLICT of views has seen the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) president Tyran Jones step down from his role, effective yesterday.
29 Jan 15 A CONFLICT of views has seen the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) president Tyran Jones step down from his role, effective yesterday.
ONE of Australia’s top meat processors and exporters is seeking a strategic investor to make a $100 million cash injection.
29 Jan 15 ONE of Australia’s top meat processors and exporters is seeking a strategic investor to make a $100 million cash injection.
Cattle - Beef
QUEENSLAND has been told to expect an unusual result on Saturday because the 2012 election was so extraordinary.
29 Jan 15  2 QUEENSLAND has been told to expect an unusual result on Saturday because the 2012 election was so extraordinary.
CASHED-UP Western Australian farmers are paying down debt and splashing on expensive machinery following two bumper grain harvests that have boosted confidence.
29 Jan 15 CASHED-UP Western Australian farmers are paying down debt and splashing on expensive machinery following two bumper grain harvests that have boosted confidence. | Cargill's historic grain export...  | Pool exodus may be too far 
FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
29 Jan 15 FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
CRICKET legend Richie Benaud called-up iconic Aussies for his Australia Day lamb luncheon, and the Cleaver family joined the fun.
29 Jan 15  3 CRICKET legend Richie Benaud called-up iconic Aussies for his Australia Day lamb luncheon, and the Cleaver family joined the fun. | Kiwis develop a taste for...  | Richie's BBQ lamb call out 
AUSTRALIA'S beef herd will spend at least the next two years rebalancing - providing widespread drought goes and stays gone.
29 Jan 15  4 AUSTRALIA'S beef herd will spend at least the next two years rebalancing - providing widespread drought goes and stays gone. | Moore's war on cattle prices  | Fresh approach to BJD on cards 
Cattle - Beef
BUNGE has made a significant move in its bid to win a bigger share of WA's grain market by applying to two Upper Great Southern shires to build grain storage facilities capable of holding up to 350,000 tonnes.
29 Jan 15  2 BUNGE has made a significant move in its bid to win a bigger share of WA's grain market by applying to two Upper Great Southern shires to build grain storage facilities capable of...
THERE has been a sharp decline in US wheat futures this year, as the runaway US dollar impedes American grain exports' competitiveness.
29 Jan 15 THERE has been a sharp decline in US wheat futures this year, as the runaway US dollar impedes American grain exports' competitiveness. | Farmers dig deep for moisture...  | Crop data a tough season weapon 
IN the early 1960s the papers were breathlessly calling cotton
28 Jan 15  2 IN the early 1960s the papers were breathlessly calling cotton "white gold", but there really was an element of goldrush in the building of the cotton industry. | Cotton's man of fibre dead at 96 
NATIONAL Australia Bank is ­changing its credit assessments to put more weight on the sustainability of farmers' ­business practices.
28 Jan 15  9 NATIONAL Australia Bank is ­changing its credit assessments to put more weight on the sustainability of farmers' ­business practices. | Banks calm foreclosure furore  | Holding the banks to account 
COALITION MPs are warning Tony Abbott's leadership will be in peril if he makes another decision like awarding a knighthood to Prince Philip.
28 Jan 15  18 COALITION MPs are warning Tony Abbott's leadership will be in peril if he makes another decision like awarding a knighthood to Prince Philip. | Barnaby's ready for country comp  | Country Party branding battle brews 
FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
28 Jan 15 FARMONLINE radio brings you rural news updates from around the country.
MANY farmers want a premium price for selling product into niche markets - and so do some less-than-truthful food marketers.
28 Jan 15 MANY farmers want a premium price for selling product into niche markets - and so do some less-than-truthful food marketers. | More cracks in free-range claims  | ACCC shines light on fuel prices 
SINCE the end of the National Pool for wheat, there has been a stream of grain moving out of pools and into the cash market.
28 Jan 15  4 SINCE the end of the National Pool for wheat, there has been a stream of grain moving out of pools and into the cash market. | Diving into grain pools  | Aussie wheat undervalued 
NORTH American farmers and their lobby groups face an almost identical political minefield to their Australian counterparts.
28 Jan 15  11 NORTH American farmers and their lobby groups face an almost identical political minefield to their Australian counterparts. | NFF's long, hard look at itself  | Uniting a big farming nation 
THE business of Quality Wool has leap-frogged more than 40 per cent with its acquisition of east coast wool broker Western Wool Marketing.
28 Jan 15 THE business of Quality Wool has leap-frogged more than 40 per cent with its acquisition of east coast wool broker Western Wool Marketing. | Llanthro dispersal ewes to $242  | Tariff turnaround to bolster sheep 
Sheep - Wool
THE country’s biggest on-farm open day, Stock & Land Beef Week, kicked off today in southern NSW with 16 studs opening their gates to visitors.
27 Jan 15 THE country’s biggest on-farm open day, Stock & Land Beef Week, kicked off today in southern NSW with 16 studs opening their gates to visitors.
Cattle - Beef
AGL has voluntarily suspended its pilot CSG project near Gloucester after detecting BTEX chemicals in flowback water.
27 Jan 15 AGL has voluntarily suspended its pilot CSG project near Gloucester after detecting BTEX chemicals in flowback water.
A MEMORIAL service for cotton industry founding father Paul Kahl is likely to draw up to 1000 people to Narrabri next week.
27 Jan 15  1 A MEMORIAL service for cotton industry founding father Paul Kahl is likely to draw up to 1000 people to Narrabri next week.
GOLDEN Guitar winner Luke O'Shea arrested after locking onto a water pump at Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine.
27 Jan 15  1 GOLDEN Guitar winner Luke O'Shea arrested after locking onto a water pump at Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine.
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Skepticalscience.com is a denialist website that promotes the alarmist agenda Nico.
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Friend of MM,Fitzgibbon has made no mention of medicinal hemp,he is talking industrial
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Carter is factually wrong eg '' no global warming for 18 years '' is he Nico ? Well TELL us Nico
DEBT Free Australia - a forum focused on measurable actions towards a sustainable and debt-free future - is being held in Toowoomba on Friday, January 23.16 Jan 15  11 DEBT Free Australia - a forum focused on measurable actions towards a sustainable and debt-free future - is being...
AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there is a renewed focus on youth involvement and adaptability, according to the organisation's Next Generation president Rowan O'Hara.22 Dec 14 AS the Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies (QCAS) gears up for another show-stopping season next year there...