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ANIMALS Australia has re-hashed grievances with Senator Chris Back in a submission to an inquiry into his proposed anti-trespass bill.
ANIMALS Australia has re-hashed grievances with Senator Chris Back in a submission to an inquiry into his proposed anti-trespass bill.
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MONSANTO has approached Syngenta about a takeover that would create a giant in the market for seeds and crop chemicals with more than $US30 billion in revenue. MONSANTO has approached Syngenta about a takeover that would create a giant in the market for seeds and crop chemicals with more than $US30 billion in revenue.
THE Darling Downs is the most obese part of Australia overall, and the NSW Riverina has the highest proportion of obese residents. THE Darling Downs is the most obese part of Australia overall, and the NSW Riverina has the highest proportion of obese residents.
FORMER Independent MP Tony Windsor has left few of his old political adversaries standing in his recently released autobiography. FORMER Independent MP Tony Windsor has left few of his old political adversaries standing in his recently released autobiography.
CBH says it was “backed into a corner” by Brookfield Rail after the two parties signed off an interim access agreement on Friday night. CBH says it was “backed into a corner” by Brookfield Rail after the two parties signed off an interim access agreement on Friday night.
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.
30 Apr 15 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.
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.
29 Apr 15 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.
VIDEO: LOOK out Kardashians, there's a new breed of reality star in town, and they're udderly gorgeous.
28 Apr 15  1 VIDEO: LOOK out Kardashians, there's a new breed of reality star in town, and they're udderly gorgeous.
THE AFI is demanding cohesive national farm animal welfare laws to replace “fragmented” State rules.
22 Apr 15  5 THE AFI is demanding cohesive national farm animal welfare laws to replace “fragmented” State rules. | Farming's social licence is up...  | Have your say on animal welfare 
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.
14 Apr 15  1 UPDATED: A PORKIN’ good effort by the team at Australian Pork Limited (APL) this morning has resulted in a Guinness World Record.
MORE more than 500kg of pork will be cooked, hand-pulled and served at Sydney's Martin Place today for a shot at a Guinness World Record.
14 Apr 15 MORE more than 500kg of pork will be cooked, hand-pulled and served at Sydney's Martin Place today for a shot at a Guinness World Record. | Cleaning up with 'dirty' work  | Paddock-to-plate: swallow the cost 
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.
13 Apr 15 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...
A PLANNED anti-live export demonstration in the US will feature a stuffed animal display of chickens, pigs, cows and a mammoth.
11 Apr 15  4 A PLANNED anti-live export demonstration in the US will feature a stuffed animal display of chickens, pigs, cows and a mammoth. | Have your say on animal welfare  | Beef looking for the real rise 
QUESTIONS have been raised whether Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) will continue to focus on research after a $6 million budget cut, the axing of 30 staff, the resignation of a top scientific mind and the redesign of its research focus.
08 Apr 15  4 QUESTIONS have been raised whether Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) will continue to focus on research after a $6 million budget cut, the axing of 30 staff, the resignation of a top...
WHEN Debbie McBryde took over the running of her mother's central Queensland cattle enterprise five years ago, the only emotion she felt towards cattle was fear.
07 Apr 15  1 WHEN Debbie McBryde took over the running of her mother's central Queensland cattle enterprise five years ago, the only emotion she felt towards cattle was fear.
NEW research is being conducted to lift the amount of omega-3 in red meat and boost its value to the consumer.
05 Apr 15 NEW research is being conducted to lift the amount of omega-3 in red meat and boost its value to the consumer.
IT'S back to business as usual next Tuesday when JBS Swift re-opens its Rockhampton meat processing plant after cyclone damage.
01 Apr 15 IT'S back to business as usual next Tuesday when JBS Swift re-opens its Rockhampton meat processing plant after cyclone damage.  | JBS imports new boss for Primo 
AUSTRALIAN livestock producers have today been given a new alternative to selling seedstock with the launch of www.livestock.com.au.
01 Apr 15 AUSTRALIAN livestock producers have today been given a new alternative to selling seedstock with the launch of www.livestock.com.au.
A NEW risk rating system will see livestock facilities deemed 'poor performers' audited for animal welfare issues more closely under ESCAS.
24 Mar 15  35 A NEW risk rating system will see livestock facilities deemed 'poor performers' audited for animal welfare issues more closely under ESCAS.
THREE months ahead of a RIRDC kangaroo meat export report, Barnaby Joyce has announced the addition of Peru to Australia's export network.
24 Mar 15  4 THREE months ahead of a RIRDC kangaroo meat export report, Barnaby Joyce has announced the addition of Peru to Australia's export network.
THE city of Wuzhong plans to become China's biggest domestic and international industrial zone for halal products, says the China Daily.
23 Mar 15 THE city of Wuzhong plans to become China's biggest domestic and international industrial zone for halal products, says the China Daily.
REFORMS to animal feed regulations will cut red tape for livestock producers, says Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.
20 Mar 15  2 REFORMS to animal feed regulations will cut red tape for livestock producers, says Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce. | Red tape cuts help govt back to... 
EFFECTIVE biocontrol of wild dogs can be ruled out as a current option for farmers, due to delivery obstacles and welfare concerns.
18 Mar 15 EFFECTIVE biocontrol of wild dogs can be ruled out as a current option for farmers, due to delivery obstacles and welfare concerns.
A DEADLY poultry disease spreading through poultry-producing states in the US has the potential to impact the US domestic beef market.
18 Mar 15 A DEADLY poultry disease spreading through poultry-producing states in the US has the potential to impact the US domestic beef market.
AUSTRALIAN pork producers face stiff competition from overseas counterparts, with many beating on the door, asking for the rules on fresh meat imports to be relaxed.
09 Mar 15  1 AUSTRALIAN pork producers face stiff competition from overseas counterparts, with many beating on the door, asking for the rules on fresh meat imports to be relaxed.

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What about the millions of engines, cars,boats lawnmowers etc. that cannot use ethanol? Anyone
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So where are all the jobs created by processing meat here in Australia going to go, why not just
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We've been told there are "two sides to (John Maher's) personality", but only one side has been
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  1 MORE than 300 jobs could be created on the Darling Downs if local company FK Gardner and Sons' plan to build a new...
SPECULATION is rife a closed abattoir at St George could be sold within a matter of weeks to a consortium experienced in meat processing.28 Apr 15  5 SPECULATION is rife a closed abattoir at St George could be sold within a matter of weeks to a consortium...