Aquaculture in box seat for expansion

SEAFOOD remains the most consumed animal protein internationally, which is great news for Australia, according to a new report.
SEAFOOD remains the most consumed animal protein internationally, which is great news for Australia, according to a new report.
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THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000. THE 2014 Lancefield Brahman Invitation sale saw particularly strong stud support lift the sale to a top of $38,000.
MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed. MANAGING a little more than 2400 hectares of prime agricultural land at the head of the Condamine River, Wayne Frank says he is in the middle of the driest season he has ever witnessed.
LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty. LIMITED rainfall and the associated yield penalties are an ongoing concern for central Darling Downs grain grower and agronomist Michael Hegarty.
HER Royal Highness the Princess Royal has highlighted the importance of agricultural shows in Brisbane this afternoon. HER Royal Highness the Princess Royal has highlighted the importance of agricultural shows in Brisbane this afternoon.
IF YOU can't be at the LIVEXForum 2014 in Melbourne today, follow the conversation here.
6:33 AM IF YOU can't be at the LIVEXForum 2014 in Melbourne today, follow the conversation here. | Simon Crean new ALEC boss  | Live ex ban: the costs incurred 
DEMAND for free-range eggs has jumped more than 15 per cent in the past five years and now accounts for one in every five eggs produced.
27 Oct 14  6 DEMAND for free-range eggs has jumped more than 15 per cent in the past five years and now accounts for one in every five eggs produced. | Voiceless vocal about farm raid...  | Making organic eggs 'Pozible' 
CHRIS Murphy cracked a winner managing INXS in the 80s, but now has broken into something completely different: the free-range egg market.
25 Oct 14  1 CHRIS Murphy cracked a winner managing INXS in the 80s, but now has broken into something completely different: the free-range egg market. | Making organic eggs 'Pozible'  | Voiceless vocal about farm raid... 
GOAT producer Jo Stewart is an entrepreneur, according to her husband Craig who says she is always looking for something to call her own.
24 Oct 14 GOAT producer Jo Stewart is an entrepreneur, according to her husband Craig who says she is always looking for something to call her own.
THE 2014 annual Ravensbourne Santa Gertrudis sale topped at $11,000 on Tuesday.
23 Oct 14 THE 2014 annual Ravensbourne Santa Gertrudis sale topped at $11,000 on Tuesday.
THE Mareeba Stock and Rural Crime Squad Detectives and Ravenshoe Police are currently investigating the theft of five large cattle skulls from Glen Gordon Station near Millstream.
15 Oct 14 THE Mareeba Stock and Rural Crime Squad Detectives and Ravenshoe Police are currently investigating the theft of five large cattle skulls from Glen Gordon Station near Millstream.
VOICELESS has praised the defeat of proposed farm raid legislation in South Australia as a win for animal protection and media reporting.
06 Oct 14  17 VOICELESS has praised the defeat of proposed farm raid legislation in South Australia as a win for animal protection and media reporting. | 'Vigilantes' not 'activists':... 
WHAT'S a 19-year-old to do when she has a burgeoning business, but no financial history on which to base a loan for expansion?
29 Sep 14  2 WHAT'S a 19-year-old to do when she has a burgeoning business, but no financial history on which to base a loan for expansion? | 'Vigilantes' not 'activists':... 
THERE is growing concern that a lack of funding will not allow WA a seat at the table of a national group formed to address the wild dog problem across Australia.
27 Sep 14 THERE is growing concern that a lack of funding will not allow WA a seat at the table of a national group formed to address the wild dog problem across Australia.
RED Brangus bulls were the attraction at the Gracemere Saleyards on Tuesday, September 23, for the Classic Red sale.
24 Sep 14 RED Brangus bulls were the attraction at the Gracemere Saleyards on Tuesday, September 23, for the Classic Red sale.
WITH a sale-topping $66,000 the National Alpaca sale went off with a bang at Bendigo, Victoria, on the weekend.
22 Sep 14 WITH a sale-topping $66,000 the National Alpaca sale went off with a bang at Bendigo, Victoria, on the weekend.
AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters will hold their annual industry showcase in Melbourne at the end of next month.
19 Sep 14 AUSTRALIAN livestock exporters will hold their annual industry showcase in Melbourne at the end of next month. | ESCAS exemption touted for... 
GOATS are booming – supply and prices are up, processing infrastructure is being developed and those in the industry are confident of a good few years ahead.
18 Sep 14  1 GOATS are booming – supply and prices are up, processing infrastructure is being developed and those in the industry are confident of a good few years ahead.
THE most recent fodder prices, according to Dairy Australia, were mixed across the reported regions in comparison to last year.
16 Sep 14 THE most recent fodder prices, according to Dairy Australia, were mixed across the reported regions in comparison to last year. | Hard road to new yards 
THE Victorian Government will abolish the 3km buffer zone on dogmen trapping and baiting for wild dogs on crown land, but the move is just 'vote bait' say some farmers.
11 Sep 14 THE Victorian Government will abolish the 3km buffer zone on dogmen trapping and baiting for wild dogs on crown land, but the move is just 'vote bait' say some farmers.
PRODUCERS have welcomed Barnaby Joyce's move to reduce red tape for livestock exporters without compromising animal welfare standards.
11 Sep 14  1 PRODUCERS have welcomed Barnaby Joyce's move to reduce red tape for livestock exporters without compromising animal welfare standards.
IMPORTERS who breach biosecurity laws will not be tolerated, the Department of Agriculture said after a WA ruling this week.
10 Sep 14 IMPORTERS who breach biosecurity laws will not be tolerated, the Department of Agriculture said after a WA ruling this week.
SENATOR Bridget McKenzie says on-farm trespassers who gather video footage covertly are vigilantes not animal rights activists.
10 Sep 14  28 SENATOR Bridget McKenzie says on-farm trespassers who gather video footage covertly are vigilantes not animal rights activists. | 'Not condoning illegal acts': RSPCA 
KAROO Angus, Meadow Flat, made another top price at its annual sale today, topping at $30,000.
08 Sep 14 KAROO Angus, Meadow Flat, made another top price at its annual sale today, topping at $30,000.
A MASSIVE new livestock sales exchange outside Yass, NSW, will see more than 1.2 million sheep and 150,000 head of cattle pass through every year.
08 Sep 14 A MASSIVE new livestock sales exchange outside Yass, NSW, will see more than 1.2 million sheep and 150,000 head of cattle pass through every year. | Winter sheep results ease  | Rising to cattle challenge 
AUSTRALIA'S biggest kangaroo meat exporter has a message for Moscow: hooroo and hop off.
08 Sep 14  5 AUSTRALIA'S biggest kangaroo meat exporter has a message for Moscow: hooroo and hop off.
THE “Ardnai” flock carries the high-fertility Booroola gene which was introduced with ewes Julie Brien bought from Victoria in the mid 2000s.
08 Sep 14 THE “Ardnai” flock carries the high-fertility Booroola gene which was introduced with ewes Julie Brien bought from Victoria in the mid 2000s.
THE organic sector in the EU is expanding by around 500,000ha each year, yet still represents only 5.4pc of the total ag area.
05 Sep 14 THE organic sector in the EU is expanding by around 500,000ha each year, yet still represents only 5.4pc of the total ag area.
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Katrina - that doesn't answer my question, Australia is trying it's best to educate these
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One of the best decisions an Australian government has ever made. When you have to resort to
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I think we have bushie boy worked out argis. A know it all city slicker.
CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.24 Oct 14 CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.