AGG Co-op CEO resigns

AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
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Cattle - Beef
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
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THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
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Barnaby must be the world's first Agriculture Minister to make the US's Entertainment Tonight!
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Curious that Rob Moore thinks that scientist = money. He should have a look in the nearest CSIRO
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AUSVEG, between the supermarkets screaming in their ears and the public servants resisting
THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for scrutiny by CPC CEO Troy Setter.07 May 15  1 THE reputation of Australia’s cattle industry as a whole and the live export sector in particular came in for...
MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new abattoir is approved. 
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