US sees value of TPP

WASHINGTON DC lobbyist Scott Shearer says trade is “absolutely critical” to US ag, with the TPP the local industry’s biggest current issue.
WASHINGTON DC lobbyist Scott Shearer says trade is “absolutely critical” to US ag, with the TPP the local industry’s biggest current issue.
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DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow. DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow.
JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry. JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry.
GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly. GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly.
IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker. IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker.
PROGRESS on a potential major Pacific Rim trade and investment agreement appears to be stumbling as the US holds out on opening up its dairy sector
31 Jul 15 PROGRESS on a potential major Pacific Rim trade and investment agreement appears to be stumbling as the US holds out on opening up its dairy sector | Big wins for US ag in TPP  | TPP negotiations at pointy end 
GROCERY wholesaler Metcash has been accused of organising a supplier campaign to oppose Coles' $100m acquisition of independent SupaBarn.
31 Jul 15 GROCERY wholesaler Metcash has been accused of organising a supplier campaign to oppose Coles' $100m acquisition of independent SupaBarn. | Price war trigger for grocery...  | Metcash chain sees light in tunnel 
When overseas demand plummeted for Australian dairy products in 2008, Will Ryan's family dairy farm suffered a huge blow.
31 Jul 15 When overseas demand plummeted for Australian dairy products in 2008, Will Ryan's family dairy farm suffered a huge blow.
SYNGENTA'S European bosses used informal discussions with Aus farmers to help reinforce their argument against rival Monsanto's merger bid.
31 Jul 15 SYNGENTA'S European bosses used informal discussions with Aus farmers to help reinforce their argument against rival Monsanto's merger bid. | Syngenta's top croppers 
AUSTRALIAN farmland and related investment opportunities will be promoted in China during August at a major event in Shanghai.
31 Jul 15  2 AUSTRALIAN farmland and related investment opportunities will be promoted in China during August at a major event in Shanghai. | Aus ag ripe for foreign investment  | Ag investment needs transparency 
DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow.
31 Jul 15  1 DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow. | TPP negotiations at pointy end  | Robb warned on TPP outcomes 
AUSTRALIA'S biggest livestock exporter Wellard Group is preparing for a run at the ASX boards.
30 Jul 15 AUSTRALIA'S biggest livestock exporter Wellard Group is preparing for a run at the ASX boards. | Brinkworth may beef up holding  | Trade deals need more debate 
TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has been cautioned against delivering poor outcomes for Australian agriculture and farmers during TPP negotiations.
30 Jul 15  9 TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has been cautioned against delivering poor outcomes for Australian agriculture and farmers during TPP negotiations. | TPP negotiations at pointy end  | Trade deals need more debate 
VICTORIAN small producers have cautiously welcomed a review into the state's meat and seafood regulator, PrimeSafe.
29 Jul 15  2 VICTORIAN small producers have cautiously welcomed a review into the state's meat and seafood regulator, PrimeSafe.
NFF president Brent Finlay wants Australian negotiators to aim high and enhance outcomes for ag exports when talks recommence on the TPP this week.
29 Jul 15  4 NFF president Brent Finlay wants Australian negotiators to aim high and enhance outcomes for ag exports when talks recommence on the TPP this week. | Surprise wins in TPP deal: Robb  | Ag protectionism blocking TPP 
ARCHER Capital is seeking to capitalise on merger and acquisition interest in the dairy sector, hiring Luminis Partners to sell Brownes Dairy.
28 Jul 15 ARCHER Capital is seeking to capitalise on merger and acquisition interest in the dairy sector, hiring Luminis Partners to sell Brownes Dairy. | Dairy industry faces tough year  | Milk sours New Zealand's economy 
THE Viterra grains handling group, owned by Swiss commodities and mining giant Glencore, is rationalising its property holdings in Adelaide.
28 Jul 15  1 THE Viterra grains handling group, owned by Swiss commodities and mining giant Glencore, is rationalising its property holdings in Adelaide. | ACCC rejects Viterra port plan 
FARM opportunities look to be
28 Jul 15  10 FARM opportunities look to be "outstanding" from the Trans Pacific Partnership, which enters its final round of talks today. | Ag protectionism blocking TPP  | Malaysia and Canada resist TPP deal 
RESISTANCE from a stubborn Canada and protectionist Malaysia is emerging as the biggest hurdle ahead of a crucial Trans-Pacific Partnership meeting starting in Hawaii today.
28 Jul 15  7 RESISTANCE from a stubborn Canada and protectionist Malaysia is emerging as the biggest hurdle ahead of a crucial Trans-Pacific Partnership meeting starting in Hawaii today.  | Sugar farmers push for TPP...  | Ag protectionism blocking TPP 
OPINION: TRADE Minister Andrew Robb's failure to maximise public input to free trade talks mean that the most important potential gains are needlessly lost.
27 Jul 15  11 OPINION: TRADE Minister Andrew Robb's failure to maximise public input to free trade talks mean that the most important potential gains are needlessly lost. | Trade deals need more debate  | What price free trade? 
AUSTRALIAN value-adding businesses have a new leg-up into domestic and export markets with an 'online dating' system for agribusiness.
27 Jul 15 AUSTRALIAN value-adding businesses have a new leg-up into domestic and export markets with an 'online dating' system for agribusiness.
PARTS of Australia need to shed their 'dusty mining town' image in China to ensure they continue to attract investment.
26 Jul 15 PARTS of Australia need to shed their 'dusty mining town' image in China to ensure they continue to attract investment. | Shenhua's Watermark gets green...  | Joyce sees danger of Shenhua mine 
OPINION: WE owe our standard of living to governments that supported mining. Future generations will suffer because we have forgotten this.
25 Jul 15  6 OPINION: WE owe our standard of living to governments that supported mining. Future generations will suffer because we have forgotten this. | Mining on farmland...  | Joyce sees danger of Shenhua mine 
AUSTRALIA'S biggest horticulture company, Costa Group, will begin trading on the ASX at $2.25 a share – 5¢ above the bottom of its price range.
24 Jul 15 AUSTRALIA'S biggest horticulture company, Costa Group, will begin trading on the ASX at $2.25 a share – 5¢ above the bottom of its price range.
A PROMINENT British Tory MP has launched a stinging attack on  Tony Abbott's climate change policies, calling them
24 Jul 15  36 A PROMINENT British Tory MP has launched a stinging attack on Tony Abbott's climate change policies, calling them "illogical" and a distortion. | Shorten hits refresh on renewables  | Farmers back move away from... 
THE Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Thursday cut its key interest rate for the second time in a row, so what happened across the ditch?
23 Jul 15  2 THE Reserve Bank of New Zealand on Thursday cut its key interest rate for the second time in a row, so what happened across the ditch? | Dairy industry faces tough year  | Fonterra to cut 500 jobs 
BILL Shorten has misrepresented labour market deregulation in the China trade deal, but the debate at this weekend's ALP conference should be useful.
23 Jul 15  4 BILL Shorten has misrepresented labour market deregulation in the China trade deal, but the debate at this weekend's ALP conference should be useful. | Low dollar boosting local prices  | Grain deregulation doesn't pay 
FORMER Victorian premier Jeff Kennett has accused Australia's politicians of lacking vision, saying the nation had been
23 Jul 15  5 FORMER Victorian premier Jeff Kennett has accused Australia's politicians of lacking vision, saying the nation had been "leaderless" for a decade. | Ag White Paper falls short,...  | White Paper a market toolkit:... 
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I have lodged whistleblower material with the Head of Dept of Ag, Head of the MLA, and the Ag
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Jacky- there are 100K- cattle producers alone so there is many many more than that when you
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If there are 100,000 farmers then 48.5% of farmers, are holding cash reserves equivalent to 2- 4
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