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FOR years Pip Job has worked to ensure farm families – her own included – leave a positive footprint on their land.

Overcoming barriers to change  

FOR years Pip Job has worked to ensure farm families – her own included – leave a positive footprint on their land.
WPA has given the wool industry a far from glowing annual report, with lacklustre prospects for superfine and wild dogs both major concerns. 4:00 AM WPA has given the wool industry a far from glowing annual report, with lacklustre prospects for superfine and wild...
A SNOWBALLING sheep will become the stuff of legend for semi-professional skier Pete Oswald in New Zealand. 4:00 AM 1 A SNOWBALLING sheep will become the stuff of legend for semi-professional skier Pete Oswald in New Zealand.
PRICES continued to come back strongly at the Bairnsdale combined agents' store cattle sale last Friday, where a lot of good quality weaner stock was offloaded. 15 Sep 14 PRICES continued to come back strongly at the Bairnsdale combined agents' store cattle sale last Friday, where a lot...
A QUALITY yarding attracted a big crowd for the September spring sale at Yea, last Friday. 15 Sep 14 A QUALITY yarding attracted a big crowd for the September spring sale at Yea, last Friday.

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NUMBERS have fallen at this year's Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, which kicks off this Monday.12 Sep 14 NUMBERS have fallen at this year's Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, which kicks off this Monday.
THE Rundle family farm at Ecklin South, near Timboon, has returned to what some older generations might refer to as a 'traditional' winter this season.12 Sep 14 THE Rundle family farm at Ecklin South, near Timboon, has returned to what some older generations might refer to as...

GISBORNE South Highland breeder Glen Hastie is excited to showcase the distinctive Scottish cattle as this year's Royal Melbourne Show's (RMS) feature breed.

GISBORNE South Highland breeder Glen Hastie is excited to showcase the distinctive Scottish cattle as this year's...
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Jeffito, you could not have read my article to make the comments you have. At the very start it
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Pepper, you can call it a "bogan gene" if you want. I call it a "BS detector" gene and it was
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David, are you a member of the PGA?. They're the only group in WA with a very small wheat
AT the core of Ken Henry's plea for Australia to think differently about global forces is the importance of human capital. AT the core of Ken Henry's plea for Australia to think differently about global forces is the importance of human...

FOR a long time the Australian dairy industry has suffered from an image problem due to the lasting effects of a decade-long drought and a Government that backed mining – not agriculture. But is the country’s dairy sector now being viewed as an attractive investment destination?9:24 AM FOR a long time the Australian dairy industry has suffered from an image problem due to the lasting effects of a...
FIRST-time buyers, GA Varco & Elgin Pastoral of Millicent, South Australia, took home the $4200 top-priced ram at the successful Hannaton ram sale at Kaniva last Monday.
15 Sep 14 FIRST-time buyers, GA Varco & Elgin Pastoral of Millicent, South Australia, took home the $4200 top-priced ram at...
AN international protein processor with strong links to Australia has taken a swag of awards at London's Great Taste Awards.16 Sep 14  1 AN international protein processor with strong links to Australia has taken a swag of awards at London's Great Taste...
BARNABY Joyce has arrived in China with a clear message:  Australian agricultural imports ahould give no anxiety to local farmers.16 Sep 14  3 BARNABY Joyce has arrived in China with a clear message: Australian agricultural imports ahould give no anxiety to...

KIRSTI Keightley says if the Federal Government can achieve the trifecta of sealing trade deals with Korea, Japan and finally China, it would go a long way in growing the Australian dairy industry.9:28 AM KIRSTI Keightley says if the Federal Government can achieve the trifecta of sealing trade deals with Korea, Japan...
NUMBERS have fallen at this year's Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, which kicks off this Monday.12 Sep 14 NUMBERS have fallen at this year's Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, which kicks off this Monday.
THE Monaro sheep with the mighty fleece has had the clip - and it looks like Samson has shorn NZ's Shrek of his record.
THE Monaro sheep with the mighty fleece has had the clip - and it looks like Samson has shorn NZ's Shrek of his...

PLANS by a senior government senator to review all agricultural levies are counterproductive, says a leading Tasmanian cropper.
10:29 AM PLANS by a senior government senator to review all agricultural levies are counterproductive, says a leading...
Victorian scientists are embarking on a new five-year Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) project aimed at increasing soil productivity in low rainfall areas of southern Australia.
03 Sep 14 Victorian scientists are embarking on a new five-year Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) project aimed at increasing...

VIDEO: SOUTHERN grain growers could maximise returns this harvest by simply raising the height of their header’s cutter bar.
4:00 AM  4 VIDEO: SOUTHERN grain growers could maximise returns this harvest by simply raising the height of their header’s...
THE good news for farmers contemplating subsoil manuring is that it works, the bad news is that it's expensive.4:00 AM  1 THE good news for farmers contemplating subsoil manuring is that it works, the bad news is that it's expensive.

FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30 this year.10 Sep 14 FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30...
EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia producers finally able to align solid yields with good prices.10 Sep 14 EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia...
A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for sale by receivers.15 Sep 14 A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for...
THE historic Kameruka dairy estate in the NSW Bega Valley has been listed for sale by its ­English owners with an asking price of between $11-$12 million.15 Sep 14 THE historic Kameruka dairy estate in the NSW Bega Valley has been listed for sale by its ­English owners with an...
SAM Newman and Garry Lyon are best known for their football gags, but last night their serious sides were revealed to south-west farmers going through tough times.03 Sep 14 SAM Newman and Garry Lyon are best known for their football gags, but last night their serious sides were revealed...
THE Victorian Agricultural Society (VAS) was congratulated today for marking five decades of supporting rural communities and agriculture.01 Sep 14 THE Victorian Agricultural Society (VAS) was congratulated today for marking five decades of supporting rural...