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OPINION: GOVERNMENTS of all stripes talk about developing our north, with the latest effort being a $5b development fund revealed in the budget.
OPINION: GOVERNMENTS of all stripes talk about developing our north, with the latest effort being a $5b development fund revealed in the budget.
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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.
IN the past few years, the less agriculture is mentioned in budgets the better, because any mention of ag invariably meant a budget cut.
13 May 15 IN the past few years, the less agriculture is mentioned in budgets the better, because any mention of ag invariably meant a budget cut. | Budget delivers $70m for farmers  | Ag holds its ground in budget: NFF 
HERE'S a little story about Jack and Diane. Two young farmers doing as best as they can, with help from BARNABY JOYCE.
13 May 15  14 HERE'S a little story about Jack and Diane. Two young farmers doing as best as they can, with help from BARNABY JOYCE. | Drought support comes 'at...  | Budget will test govt's... 
OPINION: SOME of the big challenges agriculture faces as an industry include unity and sustainability, says BRENT FINLAY.
13 May 15  3 OPINION: SOME of the big challenges agriculture faces as an industry include unity and sustainability, says BRENT FINLAY. | Budget will test govt's...  | Ag cracks in Abbott's 'five... 
WE don't need to love our NZ neighbours, but if we are going to borrow or do business with them then we must do our homework.
24 Apr 15 WE don't need to love our NZ neighbours, but if we are going to borrow or do business with them then we must do our homework.
VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews is proceeding with the privatisation of the Port of Melbourne, and it's shaping up to be messy.
23 Apr 15 VICTORIAN Premier Daniel Andrews is proceeding with the privatisation of the Port of Melbourne, and it's shaping up to be messy. | ACCC looks at Viterra's port push  | VFF opposes southern port... 
OPINION: STEELY determination is what is required to win the GM debate, as the agricultural sector cannot allow the fear mongers to win the day.
21 Apr 15  31 OPINION: STEELY determination is what is required to win the GM debate, as the agricultural sector cannot allow the fear mongers to win the day. | Chief scientist calls for GM debate  | Baxters' defence funded by Monsanto 
OPINION: TRADE and investment agreements can be quite esoteric things until you distil them down to specific areas of benefit.
20 Apr 15  8 OPINION: TRADE and investment agreements can be quite esoteric things until you distil them down to specific areas of benefit.  | TPP trade deal needs transparency  | Obama scrambles for TPP deal 
OPINION: ANTI-ANIMAL ag campaigns usually incite feelings of stress and dread, not confidence and victory. So what is different now?
18 Apr 15  3 OPINION: ANTI-ANIMAL ag campaigns usually incite feelings of stress and dread, not confidence and victory. So what is different now? | Shear lies frustrate wool industry 
OPINION: WHAT has just happened with the biggest trade deal Australia is likely to join in a generation?
16 Apr 15 OPINION: WHAT has just happened with the biggest trade deal Australia is likely to join in a generation? | Obama scrambles for TPP deal 
OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon.
10 Apr 15 OPINION: THE style in which Richie Benaud executed his basic cricketing craft is integral to how he became such an icon. | Voice of cricket falls silent 
DISTANCE education via two-way radio has long been replaced by broadband internet, but there is more to do to improve the experience.
07 Apr 15  3 DISTANCE education via two-way radio has long been replaced by broadband internet, but there is more to do to improve the experience. | Lambie registers new political...  | Queensland solar mega-farm... 
IF I were a fruit, I wouldn't be deemed trolley-worthy. Not in a popular supermarket chain anyway.
06 Apr 15  1 IF I were a fruit, I wouldn't be deemed trolley-worthy. Not in a popular supermarket chain anyway.
IT is a remarkable piece of spin for the Harper commission to suggest consumer interests should be omnipotent in Australia's economy.
02 Apr 15 IT is a remarkable piece of spin for the Harper commission to suggest consumer interests should be omnipotent in Australia's economy. | Coles, Woolies fight 'effects test'  | Duopoly tops Harper review concerns 
LAST month Mark Latham saw Frackman at his local municipal hall, but all he found in the film was a
02 Apr 15  11 LAST month Mark Latham saw Frackman at his local municipal hall, but all he found in the film was a "fracking false alarm". | Industry to Baird: stand firm... 
THIS alarming headline from the ABC: 'Pesticide banned worldwide still used on Australian strawberries', was shocking - but misleading.
01 Apr 15  1 THIS alarming headline from the ABC: 'Pesticide banned worldwide still used on Australian strawberries', was shocking - but misleading.
OPINION: THERE'S a deeply disturbing, yet widely accepted, culture of serious exploitation in some farm labour sectors, says KEITH PITT.
25 Mar 15  2 OPINION: THERE'S a deeply disturbing, yet widely accepted, culture of serious exploitation in some farm labour sectors, says KEITH PITT. | Black market in farm labour 

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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. 
30 Apr 15  2 MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new...