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THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
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THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models. THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.
ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman. ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman.
“NOT my problem” is a line landholders can't afford to take on predation, says the National Wild Dog Action team. “NOT my problem” is a line landholders can't afford to take on predation, says the National Wild Dog Action team.
RODEO will make a spectacular return to the Ekka with Queensland taking on NSW in five separate events on August 17. RODEO will make a spectacular return to the Ekka with Queensland taking on NSW in five separate events on August 17.
BUNGE Australia farewelled its first grain shipment from Bunbury last Saturday.
4:00 AM BUNGE Australia farewelled its first grain shipment from Bunbury last Saturday.
ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman.
4:00 AM ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman. | Activist attacks 'un-Australian'  | Back pushes anti-trespass Bill 
THE National Wild Dog Action plan launch brought hope to producers – but a collective approach is needed. That’s where we come in.
4:00 AM THE National Wild Dog Action plan launch brought hope to producers – but a collective approach is needed. That’s where we come in. | Gotcha! Traps snap suspects  | Bait options on the way 
“NOT my problem” is a line landholders can't afford to take on predation, says the National Wild Dog Action team.
4:00 AM “NOT my problem” is a line landholders can't afford to take on predation, says the National Wild Dog Action team. | Targeting wild dogs - together  | Wild dog fight personal for NFF... 
EASTERN States beef is flooding the WA market and putting pressure on WA processors.
4:00 AM EASTERN States beef is flooding the WA market and putting pressure on WA processors.
Cattle - Beef
VIDEO: FROM Royal ram to sporting fan, Fred
4:00 AM VIDEO: FROM Royal ram to sporting fan, Fred "the people's ram" brought his A-game to the Australian Sheep and Wool Show. | Design duo wins wool double  | China wants wool's 'back story' 
Sheep - Wool
AUSTRALIA'S mushroom, onion and mango industries have joined forces to push for compulsory levies to be retained.
4:00 AM AUSTRALIA'S mushroom, onion and mango industries have joined forces to push for compulsory levies to be retained. | Losing count of levies  | Farmers not sold on levy value 
GREATER areas of Australia’s wheat belt may become susceptible to stripe rust as the disease continues to evolve and adapt to warmer climates.
4:00 AM GREATER areas of Australia’s wheat belt may become susceptible to stripe rust as the disease continues to evolve and adapt to warmer climates. | GrainCorp closures stir silo stress  | Grain updates to look at robots 
EMERALD Grain will invest $3 million upgrading its site at Elmore, Victoria, in time for this year's harvest.
23 Jul 14 EMERALD Grain will invest $3 million upgrading its site at Elmore, Victoria, in time for this year's harvest. | Grain venture boosts buying clout 
NORTH of the border smashed the major titles during the Poll Dorset judging at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
23 Jul 14 NORTH of the border smashed the major titles during the Poll Dorset judging at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
INVERELL will be home to Australia's first meat processing biodigester under plans from processor Bindaree Beef.
23 Jul 14 INVERELL will be home to Australia's first meat processing biodigester under plans from processor Bindaree Beef.
Cattle - Beef
TWO iconic names from Queensland’s rural fabric have been inducted into the 2014 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.
23 Jul 14 TWO iconic names from Queensland’s rural fabric have been inducted into the 2014 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame.
A NEW survey has found 77 per cent of city teenagers know little or nothing about farming and food production in Australia.
23 Jul 14  3 A NEW survey has found 77 per cent of city teenagers know little or nothing about farming and food production in Australia. | Connecting consumers to market  | Ag goes back to school 
GRAINCORP says talks in Sydney between its chairman Don Taylor and powerful ADM boss Patricia Woertz are
23 Jul 14  1 GRAINCORP says talks in Sydney between its chairman Don Taylor and powerful ADM boss Patricia Woertz are "nothing unusual". | ADM buys flavor giant  | GrainCorp buys into Egyptian mill 
JOKO Widodo has been confirmed as Indonesia’s new president but any ramifications for Australian cattle exports are still unclear.
23 Jul 14 JOKO Widodo has been confirmed as Indonesia’s new president but any ramifications for Australian cattle exports are still unclear. | Indo beef goal 'unsurprising': NTCA  | Live ex reliant on good will 
THE government remains under pressure to implement an effective climate change policy that can successfully engage farmers.
23 Jul 14  1 THE government remains under pressure to implement an effective climate change policy that can successfully engage farmers. | Carbon tax strain takes toll  | Carbon tax repeal passes Senate 
AN ARCTIC blast last week had south-east Australia shivering through one of the coldest snaps of the past five years.
23 Jul 14  3 AN ARCTIC blast last week had south-east Australia shivering through one of the coldest snaps of the past five years. | Climate models on the mark  | Cold fronts coming to an end 
AN international prize for emerging designers using wool is turning traditional perceptions of the fibre on its head.
23 Jul 14  2 AN international prize for emerging designers using wool is turning traditional perceptions of the fibre on its head. | China wants wool's 'back story'  | Public School top of wool's class  | VIDEO: Woolerina: printing and design
Sheep - Wool
LIBERAL Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm is urging the federal government to conduct a “serious review” of all agricultural R&D and marketing levies.
23 Jul 14  17 LIBERAL Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm is urging the federal government to conduct a “serious review” of all agricultural R&D and marketing levies. | We want more say: producers  | Losing count of levies 
THE mango industry could present a more coordinated approach to the national delivery of fruit thanks to the roll out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the Northern Territory.
23 Jul 14 THE mango industry could present a more coordinated approach to the national delivery of fruit thanks to the roll out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the Northern Territory. | NBN monopoly wrong: Samuel  | Bush broadband boost 
TODAY'S NFF members’ council meeting will table a critical document recommending significant structural reforms.
23 Jul 14  4 TODAY'S NFF members’ council meeting will table a critical document recommending significant structural reforms. | NFF needs one voice: Cobb  | Divided on representation 
THE story of the Dalla family's Orrie Cowie flock at Warooka, on the Yorke Peninsula, is one of productivity built on traditional goals.
23 Jul 14 THE story of the Dalla family's Orrie Cowie flock at Warooka, on the Yorke Peninsula, is one of productivity built on traditional goals. | SA shearers challenge world's best  | Murraylands home to Aust's best... 
AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock.
22 Jul 14 AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock. | Prices to rise as herd shrinks  | Australia pays more for trade... 
Cattle - Beef
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Our levies should be spent on this the most important issue rather than a swelling bureaucracy
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"you can never trust these damned Libertarians. Occasionally, they stumble out of bed with a
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Hiding?....probably too profound for the limited comprehension! Bit hard for him to get his
QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under the Federal Competition and Consumer Act, is yet to reach Canberra.4:00 AM QUEENSLAND Agriculture Minister John McVeigh’s letter to Federal Treasurer Hockey, formally requesting action under...
THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own marketing models.4:00 AM THE pathway towards a solution for the sugar industry is still unclear, as stakeholders put forward their own...