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AN ARCTIC blast last week had south-east Australia shivering through one of the coldest snaps of the past five years.

South shivers through cold snap  

AN ARCTIC blast last week had south-east Australia shivering through one of the coldest snaps of the past five years.
The Australian dairy industry has until next Friday (August 1) to enter the 2014 Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, on from September 14 to 16 at Melbourne Showgrounds. 4:00 AM The Australian dairy industry has until next Friday (August 1) to enter the 2014 Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, on from...
BLIND prejudice is preventing farmers from easily growing an industrial crop for which there is considerable demand. 4:00 AM 3 BLIND prejudice is preventing farmers from easily growing an industrial crop for which there is considerable demand.
AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock. 22 Jul 14 AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock.
DEVONDALE Murray Goulburn has announced a $5 million partnership with CowBank to help young farmers entering the dairy industry establish a commercial dairy herd. 22 Jul 14 DEVONDALE Murray Goulburn has announced a $5 million partnership with CowBank to help young farmers entering the...

AUST. SHEEP & WOOL SHOW

Nearly 200 teens took part in junior judging competitions at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
Juniors judge sheep and fleece Nearly 200 teens took part in junior judging competitions at the...
The woolly wonders in the Woolcraft Shed at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show
The Women of Woolcraft The woolly wonders in the Woolcraft Shed at the Australian Sheep...
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Well I agree completely with Senator Leyonhjelm on this. We should have been growing this
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Hooray - something we can agree on David. The legislation around the production of industrial
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The real reason why hemp remains illegal is the cotton industry is very much threatened by its
LIBERAL Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm is urging the federal government to conduct a “serious review” of all agricultural R&D and marketing levies. LIBERAL Democratic Party Senator David Leyonhjelm is urging the federal government to conduct a “serious review” of...

22 Jul 14 More residents in Wannon, an electoral division in south-west Victoria will have access super-fast broadband with the announcement that construction has started in Balmoral, Macarthur...
Entries have been extended for the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle and Beef Carcase Competitions.22 Jul 14 Entries have been extended for the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle and Beef Carcase Competitions.
AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock.22 Jul 14 AUSTRALIAN breeder cattle, sheep and goats can now be exported to Egypt along with feeder and slaughter livestock.
CHINA has lifted a ban on Brazilian beef that has been in place since December 2012.22 Jul 14  1 CHINA has lifted a ban on Brazilian beef that has been in place since December 2012.

STRONGER opening season milk prices, burgeoning demand from China and growing farmer confidence about the industry’s future are the backdrop to the Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum scheduled for September.21 Jul 14 STRONGER opening season milk prices, burgeoning demand from China and growing farmer confidence about the industry’s...
Within six weeks of completing Dairy Australia’s 2014 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship Program all four new graduates have gained employment in the manufacturing industry.
16 Jul 14 Within six weeks of completing Dairy Australia’s 2014 Dairy Manufacturing Scholarship Program all four new graduates...
AN international prize for emerging designers using wool is turning traditional perceptions of the fibre on its head. AN international prize for emerging designers using wool is turning traditional perceptions of the fibre on its head.

FIND out what happens when three small family-owned Australian businesses, each doing an exceptional job in their field, and each fighting against the decreased returns that result from commoditisation, link up.30 Jun 14 FIND out what happens when three small family-owned Australian businesses, each doing an exceptional job in their...
NORM and Pip Smith, Glenwood Merinos, have a remarkable story to tell - the sort of story all farmers are being told they must broadcast.30 Jun 14  1 NORM and Pip Smith, Glenwood Merinos, have a remarkable story to tell - the sort of story all farmers are being told...
New plant varieties, sub-surface drip irrigation and corporate investment have helped to make a trial to grow cotton in northern Victoria a success.16 Jul 14 New plant varieties, sub-surface drip irrigation and corporate investment have helped to make a trial to grow cotton...
BIRCHIP Cropping Group and the Victorian government have launched a new project designed to increase uptake of cutting edge grains technology.10 Jul 14 BIRCHIP Cropping Group and the Victorian government have launched a new project designed to increase uptake of...

FARMERS have welcomed the repeal of legislation that will do away with the need for re-registration and re-approval of farm chemicals.22 Jul 14 FARMERS have welcomed the repeal of legislation that will do away with the need for re-registration and re-approval...
THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more expansion.22 Jul 14 THE volume of mungbean produced in Australia has increased threefold in five years, but there's room for even more...
GPS Ag, a wholly owned subsidiary of precision agriculture provider Novariant, has assigned the rights of its Australian distribution to its longstanding partner, Ag Leader Technology.

THE mango industry could present a more coordinated approach to the national delivery of fruit thanks to the roll out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the Northern Territory.4:00 AM THE mango industry could present a more coordinated approach to the national delivery of fruit thanks to the roll...
FRUIT fly management across Australia has received a boost with the establishment of the new National Fruit Fly Advisory Committee.18 Jul 14 FRUIT fly management across Australia has received a boost with the establishment of the new National Fruit Fly...
IT COULD not have been a better start to the season on “Lochiel”, believes the current owner, who said his Narromine property has a full moisture profile given good rain – and therefore the wheat and chickpea crops sown this year are shaping up well.20 Jul 14 IT COULD not have been a better start to the season on “Lochiel”, believes the current owner, who said his Narromine...
A CHINESE investor is believed to be in due diligence ahead of buying a $142 million NZ-owned portfolio of ­Tasmanian farmland.14 Jul 14  10 A CHINESE investor is believed to be in due diligence ahead of buying a $142 million NZ-owned portfolio of...
POSTIE bike adventurers Martin Murray and James “Macca” MacKenzie will finish an epic 4300km ride sometime this morning in Broome.25 Jun 14 POSTIE bike adventurers Martin Murray and James “Macca” MacKenzie will finish an epic 4300km ride sometime this...
TIM Fairfax, AC knows exactly what it is like to suffer with the debilitating impact of depression.24 Jun 14  2 TIM Fairfax, AC knows exactly what it is like to suffer with the debilitating impact of depression.