Hung out to dry as NWC scrapped

SUMMER is coming - and parts of regional Australia will likely face severe water shortages over the coming months.
SUMMER is coming - and parts of regional Australia will likely face severe water shortages over the coming months.
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THE 2014 Gold City Brahman sale topped at $12,500 for an Elrose sire. THE 2014 Gold City Brahman sale topped at $12,500 for an Elrose sire.
HER Royal Highness the Princess Royal has highlighted the importance of agricultural shows in Brisbane this afternoon. HER Royal Highness the Princess Royal has highlighted the importance of agricultural shows in Brisbane this afternoon.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA. THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA.
A YOUNG Riverstone, NSW, resident could be riding the wave of agricultural robot technology after scoring a place in a prestigious robotics competition.
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FAST food giant, McDonald’s, now exports more Australian beef than it uses in its 930 local restaurants.
1:00 AM FAST food giant, McDonald’s, now exports more Australian beef than it uses in its 930 local restaurants. | Cracker prices for cows  | Japanese beef consumption recovers 
Cattle - Beef
THE 2015 National Hay Quality Competition has been launched, giving growers the opportunity to benchmark their crops.
1:00 AM THE 2015 National Hay Quality Competition has been launched, giving growers the opportunity to benchmark their crops. | Wheat yield potential slips  | GRDC's cropping investment key 
THE NFF needs to
21 Oct 14 THE NFF needs to "shirtfront" the government for a better deal for farmers from the current free trade agreements, says Clive Palmer. | 'Golden era' for ag - if we...  | United we stand, says NFF 
PRESENT spending on transport infrastructure is doing little for farmers, says national freight specialist, Luke Fraser.
21 Oct 14 PRESENT spending on transport infrastructure is doing little for farmers, says national freight specialist, Luke Fraser. | Green Paper finally on the table  | NFF Congress 2014: live feed 
AGRICULTURE, forestry and fishing is Australia's second-most dangerous line of work, with 53 deaths in 2012 according to new research.
21 Oct 14 AGRICULTURE, forestry and fishing is Australia's second-most dangerous line of work, with 53 deaths in 2012 according to new research. | Unlocking a valuable resource...  | Rural mental health in focus 
JOKO Widodo was sworn in as Indonesia's seventh president on Monday, inheriting an economy growing at its slowest pace since 2009 that he has pledged to boost through reforms such as raising fuel prices.
21 Oct 14 JOKO Widodo was sworn in as Indonesia's seventh president on Monday, inheriting an economy growing at its slowest pace since 2009 that he has pledged to boost through reforms such as...
A LUCRATIVE source of income for Coles and Woolworths could come under threat from a proposed code of conduct and the ACCC crackdown on profit ­gouging.
21 Oct 14  1 A LUCRATIVE source of income for Coles and Woolworths could come under threat from a proposed code of conduct and the ACCC crackdown on profit ­gouging. | Little guys take on Woolies and...  | Woolies, Coles slash sliced... 
BILL Shorten has opened his speech at the NFF Congress in Canberra by paying heartfelt respects to former Australian PM Gough Whitlam.
21 Oct 14 BILL Shorten has opened his speech at the NFF Congress in Canberra by paying heartfelt respects to former Australian PM Gough Whitlam. | Ag Green Paper 'against govt grain'  | A dangerous complacency 
JOE Hockey will seek to have Beijing reverse its decision to slap tariffs on coal imports when he meets his Chinese counterpart this week.
21 Oct 14 JOE Hockey will seek to have Beijing reverse its decision to slap tariffs on coal imports when he meets his Chinese counterpart this week. | Abbott's line in sand on China FTA  | FTA compromise part of the deal 
A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
21 Oct 14  5 A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. | 'Golden era' for ag - if we...  | NFF Congress 2014: live feed 
FORMER Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died in Sydney, aged 98, triggering a wave of bipartisan tributes around the country.
21 Oct 14 FORMER Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died in Sydney, aged 98, triggering a wave of bipartisan tributes around the country.
FORMER prime minister Gough Whitlam died this morning in Canberra, aged 98.
21 Oct 14 FORMER prime minister Gough Whitlam died this morning in Canberra, aged 98.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
21 Oct 14  2 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. | Get the header right for harvest  | Steering clear of GM in the Midwest 
THE NSW government's decision to cancel a controversial mining licence in northern NSW was legally baseless, a court has heard.
21 Oct 14 THE NSW government's decision to cancel a controversial mining licence in northern NSW was legally baseless, a court has heard. | Energy plan sets up 'quarry...  | Vic, NSW push back onshore gas 
NOVEL tax incentives to boost the cash flow of struggling farmers, including allowing them to trade their tax losses, deserve consideration.
21 Oct 14  1 NOVEL tax incentives to boost the cash flow of struggling farmers, including allowing them to trade their tax losses, deserve consideration. | 'Golden era' for ag - if we...  | NFF Congress 2014: live feed 
QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the Gold Coast for its 2015 national gathering.
21 Oct 14 QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the Gold Coast for its 2015 national gathering. | Joyce defends ginger import science 
A CARGO-cult belief that Asian demand is about to skyrocket farmgate is encouraging producers to ignore the need to lift margins, says David Sackett, managing director of Growth Farms.
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WOOLGROWER Philip Attard recently returned from Spinexpo in China where he promoted the Wool ComfortMeter.
21 Oct 14  1 WOOLGROWER Philip Attard recently returned from Spinexpo in China where he promoted the Wool ComfortMeter. | Skirting a woolly issue at Wyvern  | Aussies pip Kiwis for world... 
Sheep - Wool
INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay.
21 Oct 14 INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay. | Herbicide tolerant canola here...  | New canola weed control option 
THE NFF is considering moving towards a new “unified model” removing duplicative state structures and streamlining resources to operate under a single brand.
20 Oct 14  4 THE NFF is considering moving towards a new “unified model” removing duplicative state structures and streamlining resources to operate under a single brand.
AFTER good falls of rain most markets saw a significant drop in numbers yarded, and prices eased as a result.
20 Oct 14 AFTER good falls of rain most markets saw a significant drop in numbers yarded, and prices eased as a result. | US running with the bulls  | Japanese beef consumption recovers 
Cattle - Beef
THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian produce mustn’t be submerged under the hype around China, says Simon Talbot.
20 Oct 14  5 THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian produce mustn’t be submerged under the hype around China, says Simon Talbot. | NFF's sweet choice for new CEO  | NFF Congress 2014: live feed 
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Carefull there levies are worse than taxes or you will be accused by bushie dill of handing out
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David S- everyone knows that with computers,garbage in=garbage out.Q'lder -good points.show me a
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I have been and had a look at this operation. Placing nutrient on the surface of the soil makes
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.
THREE federal government MPs took to the skies this morning from Rockhampton Airport to inspect prospective infrastructure projects in the region.

09 Oct 14 THREE federal government MPs took to the skies this morning from Rockhampton Airport to inspect prospective...