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AUSTRALIA now has its very own specialty grains genebank, with the opening of a $6 million facility in Horsham, Victoria.

Gene bank opens its doors  

AUSTRALIA now has its very own specialty grains genebank, with the opening of a $6 million facility in Horsham, Victoria.
SOUTH Australia continues to be the epicentre of the autumn mouse plague, with farmers continuing to report large numbers in many areas. 19 Apr 14 SOUTH Australia continues to be the epicentre of the autumn mouse plague, with farmers continuing to report large...
CHINA'S desire to develop business partnerships, not just takeovers, could help us grow some of our industries. 4:00 AM CHINA'S desire to develop business partnerships, not just takeovers, could help us grow some of our industries.
CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the opportunity to see the company’s industry-leading technology at the source.

4:00 AM CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the opportunity to see the...
A US cattle identity has warned any definition of “sustainable beef” would raise questions about what constitutes “unsustainable beef”. 19 Apr 14 A US cattle identity has warned any definition of “sustainable beef” would raise questions about what constitutes...
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Emily, have U seen what is happening to Chinas peasant farmers in their country? Cleared out and
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Hey it is pretty dumb all unifying together to make good progress if you are headed in the wrong
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jillaroo, how right you are. In fact Australian farmers still supply the lowest priced food

Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.
17 Apr 14 Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal...
A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.16 Apr 14 A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.
WIDESPREAD rain - the missing ingredient in the Australian cattle market - has produced a dramatic price turnaround in the past month.17 Apr 14 WIDESPREAD rain - the missing ingredient in the Australian cattle market - has produced a dramatic price turnaround...
THIS week's meeting of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) in Brisbane clarified some issues over the concept.17 Apr 14  8 THIS week's meeting of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) in Brisbane clarified some issues over the...

Coverage of the Newcomen bull sale at Ensay on March 19.
Newcomen bulls to $16,000 Coverage of the Newcomen bull sale at Ensay on March 19.

MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying.17 Apr 14 MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying.
ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, but their cows found brand new homes right across Victoria and Tasmania.14 Apr 14 ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, but their...
FOUR young agricultural entrepreneurs have been selected to take their passion for the wool industry into schools in three states.
FOUR young agricultural entrepreneurs have been selected to take their passion for the wool industry into schools in...

MERINO lamb survival is a financial vacuum to the industry, according to Balmoral Breeders chairman Tom Silcock at the recent Elders Balmoral Sire Evaluation trial at Wando Estate.
Limiting lamb losses MERINO lamb survival is a financial vacuum to the industry, according to Balmoral Breeders
A FIVE-MINUTE drive through Bishopsbourne reveals a flourishing hemp crop – visible from the road.03 Apr 14  4 A FIVE-MINUTE drive through Bishopsbourne reveals a flourishing hemp crop – visible from the road.
DURING the 1990s, Wimmera farmer Geoff Rethus wondered how he was going to keep cropping his ground at Noradjuha, in the region’s south-west.27 Mar 14 DURING the 1990s, Wimmera farmer Geoff Rethus wondered how he was going to keep cropping his ground at Noradjuha, in...

BUMPER seasons boosts Canadian land values; CBH welcomes Newcastle decision; delegation pushes Australian noodle what production.
Around the crop circles BUMPER seasons boosts Canadian land values; CBH welcomes...
SOWING conditions throughout WA are still a mixed bag according to the Grains Industry Association of WA (GIWA).
Growers optimistic about 2014 SOWING conditions throughout WA are still a mixed bag according...
CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the opportunity to see the company’s industry-leading technology at the source.

CASE IH is offering customers who forward order a Case combine harvester by April 30 the opportunity to see the...

NSW mixed farmer, James Hockey, and his brother Michael have owned two Merlo Multifarmer telehandlers and now a larger model Turbofarmer telehandler over the past 14 years.
Merlo telehandler fits the bill NSW mixed farmer, James Hockey, and his brother Michael have owned two Merlo Multifarmer
THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a significant new milestone for Victoria’s table grape industry.15 Apr 14 THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a...
RIVERLAND citrus growers have plenty of reasons to smile, with exports to China likely to double this year.14 Apr 14 RIVERLAND citrus growers have plenty of reasons to smile, with exports to China likely to double this year.
A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening of the live cattle export market.15 Apr 14  1 A SECOND Indonesian company in just over six months has bought a Top End cattle station signalling a strengthening...
AUSTRALIA'S biggest wheat producers Ron Greentree and Ken Harris have offered for sale the prized Boolcarrol and Milton Downs properties outside Moree, northern NSW, with expectations it will sell for $150 to $200 million.11 Apr 14  1 AUSTRALIA'S biggest wheat producers Ron Greentree and Ken Harris have offered for sale the prized Boolcarrol and...
A HIGH turnaround in egg sales ensures freshness and quality of product for poultry farmer Graham Cowling.16 Apr 14  1 A HIGH turnaround in egg sales ensures freshness and quality of product for poultry farmer Graham Cowling.
THE Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champion Cotton team includes an agronomist, an ag student, a cotton grower and a station hand.11 Apr 14 THE Art4Agriculture Young Farming Champion Cotton team includes an agronomist, an ag student, a cotton grower and a...

SUSTAINABLE food production will be on the menu at the Heytesbury District Landcare annual general meeting in Timboon next week.
Local production in focus SUSTAINABLE food production will be on the menu at the Heytesbury District Landcare annual