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BILL Shorten has opened his speech at the NFF Congress in Canberra by paying heartfelt respects to former Australian PM Gough Whitlam.

Shorten on Whitlam at NFF  

BILL Shorten has opened his speech at the NFF Congress in Canberra by paying heartfelt respects to former Australian PM Gough Whitlam.
INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay. 1:00 AM INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep...
A NEW publication urges Canberra to address the rural debt crisis before more farmers are forced off the land. 20 Oct 14 A NEW publication urges Canberra to address the rural debt crisis before more farmers are forced off the land.
'DOWN, down, prices are down' ... Coles appears to be spot on with its catchy jingle when it comes to Merino wool garments. 20 Oct 14 "DOWN, down, prices are down" ... Coles appears to be spot on with its catchy jingle when it comes to Merino wool...
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. 20 Oct 14 AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
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Carefull there levies are worse than taxes or you will be accused by bushie dill of handing out
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David S- everyone knows that with computers,garbage in=garbage out.Q'lder -good points.show me a
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I have been and had a look at this operation. Placing nutrient on the surface of the soil makes
THE NFF needs to 'shirtfront' the government for a better deal for farmers from the current free trade agreements, says Clive Palmer. THE NFF needs to "shirtfront" the government for a better deal for farmers from the current free trade agreements,...

ACCESS to export markets and a transport system able to deliver agricultural goods are among the key election issues affecting Victorian agricultural industries, Agriculture Minister Peter Walsh said at a Rural Press Club event in Melbourne last week.9:26 AM ACCESS to export markets and a transport system able to deliver agricultural goods are among the key election issues...
A state-of-the art hydroponics facility, growing leafy vegetables such a spinach and rocket, will be built at Bunyip, creating 40 new local jobs.20 Oct 14 A state-of-the art hydroponics facility, growing leafy vegetables such a spinach and rocket, will be built at...
AFTER good falls of rain most markets saw a significant drop in numbers yarded, and prices eased as a result.20 Oct 14 AFTER good falls of rain most markets saw a significant drop in numbers yarded, and prices eased as a result.
STRONG business performance by key imported beef users in Japan underpinned increased beef consumption in August.17 Oct 14 STRONG business performance by key imported beef users in Japan underpinned increased beef consumption in August.

UNITED Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) is calling on the major political parties to support its election priorities to build a stronger and more profitable dairy industry.14 Oct 14 UNITED Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) is calling on the major political parties to support its election priorities...
Victorian milk to help Bega break ground in China 
Minister for Agriculture and Food Security Peter Walsh has welcomed a supply agreement that will see a major Australian dairy brand supply UHT milk to western China.26 Sep 14 Victorian milk to help Bega break ground in China Minister for Agriculture and Food Security Peter Walsh has...
WOOLGROWER Philip Attard recently returned from Spinexpo in China where he promoted the Wool ComfortMeter. WOOLGROWER Philip Attard recently returned from Spinexpo in China where he promoted the Wool ComfortMeter.

THE Victorian truffle industry has grown in the past decade, driven by the desire of farmers to understand the secrets to growing these fungi and the ability of small landholders to produce a crop.06 Oct 14  2 THE Victorian truffle industry has grown in the past decade, driven by the desire of farmers to understand the...
PLANS by a senior government senator to review all agricultural levies are counterproductive, says a leading Tasmanian cropper.
17 Sep 14  4 PLANS by a senior government senator to review all agricultural levies are counterproductive, says a leading...

FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.6:21 AM  2 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.16 Oct 14  4 A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.
FARMERS looking to improve their whole storage system to leverage marketing opportunities are considering on-farm weighbridges. FARMERS looking to improve their whole storage system to leverage marketing opportunities are considering on-farm...

QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the Gold Coast for its 2015 national gathering.1:00 AM QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the...
A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.16 Oct 14 A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.
THURSDAY will see the first of three property auctions to finalise the sale of former billionaire Nathan Tinkler's racing empire Patinack Farm.20 Oct 14 THURSDAY will see the first of three property auctions to finalise the sale of former billionaire Nathan Tinkler's...
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.20 Oct 14  15 A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top...
COWBOYS from Queensland, NSW and Victoria are the favourites for the open bull ride at the Warwick Rodeo later this month.
The Warwick Rodeo, to be held on October 23 to 26, is one of the most famous in Australia.20 Oct 14 COWBOYS from Queensland, NSW and Victoria are the favourites for the open bull ride at the Warwick Rodeo later this...
THE Deni Ute Muster Play On The Plains Festival will this year celebrate its 16th birthday when the gates open next Friday, October 3.25 Sep 14 THE Deni Ute Muster Play On The Plains Festival will this year celebrate its 16th birthday when the gates open next...