Mohair market's strong start

ITALIAN spinner Safil paid the top price of 3210 cents a kilogram for mohair at the industry's first auction of the year at Narrandera.
ITALIAN spinner Safil paid the top price of 3210 cents a kilogram for mohair at the industry's first auction of the year at Narrandera.
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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.
WHILE opposing “factory farming”, animal advocacy group Voiceless admits it does not have a clear definition of the term.
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THE Genomix Beef Genetics Sale was heralded a success by vendors and sale managers Bruce and Jonny Arkins.
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SA can expect a new industry to emerge in the next few months, with preparations underway for SA's first commercial camel dairy.
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MONARO Livestock & Property, Cooma, NSW, offered their second and the last calf sale of the Monaro high plains for 2015, to a smaller but very enthusiastic crowd.
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BRISBANE'S Queen Street Mall played host to a herd of four-legged visitors on Tuesday in celebration of 25 years of the Australian Alpaca industry.
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DIRECT contracts between producers and processors are threatening market transparency and will affect industry negotiating power within five years.
16 Apr 15  1 DIRECT contracts between producers and processors are threatening market transparency and will affect industry negotiating power within five years.
UPDATED: A PORKIN’ good effort by the team at Australian Pork Limited (APL) this morning has resulted in a Guinness World Record.
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TWENTY agricultural science students from universities in Indonesia are due to arrive at Katherine Rural Campus this week to receive vital skills training before they relocate to pastoral properties across northern Australia.
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A PLANNED anti-live export demonstration in the US will feature a stuffed animal display of chickens, pigs, cows and a mammoth.
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NEW research is being conducted to lift the amount of omega-3 in red meat and boost its value to the consumer.
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IT'S back to business as usual next Tuesday when JBS Swift re-opens its Rockhampton meat processing plant after cyclone damage.
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AUSTRALIAN livestock producers have today been given a new alternative to selling seedstock with the launch of www.livestock.com.au.
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THREE months ahead of a RIRDC kangaroo meat export report, Barnaby Joyce has announced the addition of Peru to Australia's export network.
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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...