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AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough political will to make it happen.
AN idea to set up an online offer board for selling cattle has gained cautious support from growers in the state’s north west, tempered with pessimism about the likelihood of enough political will to make it happen.
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AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations. AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations.
FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement. FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement.
MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found. MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found.
HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia. HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia.
17 Apr 14 Farmers welcome new interactive weather service.
17 Apr 14 International agricultural consultants to speak in Brisbane.
A SURGE in land access agreements is firing up CSG production.
17 Apr 14  1 A SURGE in land access agreements is firing up CSG production.
FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and one of the rewards offered for the people who will be taking part in a 1200km bike ride from Brisbane to Longreach in early May.
15 Apr 14 FELLOWSHIP – the support of mates – it’s a key ingredient in improving mental health outcomes for men everywhere and one of the rewards offered for the people who will be taking part in...
SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the mailboxes of farming families.
15 Apr 14  1 SANDS of Anzac biscuits and fruit cakes have made their way around drought affected Queensland and into the mailboxes of farming families.
IT'S  no secret that buying into agriculture can be difficult for young farmers.
07 Apr 14  2 IT'S no secret that buying into agriculture can be difficult for young farmers.
RECOMMENDATIONS by the Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal that have seen some councillors in western Queensland eligible for pay rises of 110 per cent.
31 Mar 14  2 RECOMMENDATIONS by the Local Government Remuneration and Discipline Tribunal that have seen some councillors in western Queensland eligible for pay rises of 110 per cent.
ELDERS Toowoomba Principal Ross Troy has won a state-wide Award for Excellence, with his team picking up a whopping 27 awards in total.
30 Mar 14 ELDERS Toowoomba Principal Ross Troy has won a state-wide Award for Excellence, with his team picking up a whopping 27 awards in total.
Rockhampton Girls Grammar School boarders are all familiar with drought and its affect on both farming and families.
30 Mar 14 Rockhampton Girls Grammar School boarders are all familiar with drought and its affect on both farming and families.
AS gates swung open this morning to the 150th annual Toowoomba Show, it was more than horses and cattle that came flooding in.
27 Mar 14 AS gates swung open this morning to the 150th annual Toowoomba Show, it was more than horses and cattle that came flooding in.  | GALLERY: Sloshing around at Toowoomba Show
THE Santa Gertrudis Breeders’ Association has terminated the employment of its general manager, Bill Dunlop, effective today.
24 Mar 14 THE Santa Gertrudis Breeders’ Association has terminated the employment of its general manager, Bill Dunlop, effective today.
24 Mar 14 GETTING time away from the farm can be challenging at the best of times. Isolation, raising young families and being hands-on in primary production can limit the ability of rural women...
THE decision to purchase some plumbago shrubs turned into a business opportunity for Scott and Robin McLay.
16 Mar 14 THE decision to purchase some plumbago shrubs turned into a business opportunity for Scott and Robin McLay.
JANUARY’S closure of the Mitchell Grass Meats retail outlet in Longreach is symptomatic not just of the severity of the drought but of underlying problems small businesses in rural towns face in general, which drought has exacerbated.
10 Mar 14 JANUARY’S closure of the Mitchell Grass Meats retail outlet in Longreach is symptomatic not just of the severity of the drought but of underlying problems small businesses in rural towns...
28 Feb 14 A MOTORCYCLIST has died after hitting a cow last night in Mulgildie, south of Monto.
28 Feb 14 A MAN has died in a traffic crash about 11km east of Surat early this morning.
28 Feb 14 THE federal government's drought package has failed to impress two academics at Charles Sturt University.
27 Feb 14 Canegrowers reacts to the announcement that Australia’s second largest sugar milling group, Mackay Sugar, will link with the world’s largest sugar exporter, Copersucar.
27 Feb 14  2 Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) has nabbed one of its own in an alleged cattle stealing racket in central-west Queensland.
MODEST Bell cattle breeder Angus McGregor has snapped up the aptly named Angus Youth Ambassadorship.
25 Feb 14 MODEST Bell cattle breeder Angus McGregor has snapped up the aptly named Angus Youth Ambassadorship.

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Multi origin grain was hardly an amazing success story for AWB in Brazil!!!! How about
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Wrong! Volume fluctuations are largely seasonal and are generally predictable. Unexpected drop
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No problems Wally buy up every wool growing property in the country and you can then control the
17 Apr 14 Farmers welcome new interactive weather service.
17 Apr 14 International agricultural consultants to speak in Brisbane.