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UPDATED 2pm: NEW incentives are on the way to encourage more to doctors to fill shortages in rural Australia.

Getting doctors to the bush  

UPDATED 2pm: NEW incentives are on the way to encourage more to doctors to fill shortages in rural Australia.
6:50 AM 1 THE government's new innovation and competitiveness agenda sends a positive message to foreign investors interested in Australian agribusiness.
IT WAS a slow start to the sixth annual Tasmanian Dohne Invitation sale yesterday, but the auction finished strongly, with several buyers taking home more than one ram. 8:51 AM IT WAS a slow start to the sixth annual Tasmanian Dohne Invitation sale yesterday, but the auction finished...
An overwhelming majority (90 per cent) of Angus beef producers want to increase the 400-day weight in their breeding operation in the next five years. 30 Oct 14 An overwhelming majority (90 per cent) of Angus beef producers want to increase the 400-day weight in their breeding...
NZ woolgrowers have rejected a new wool levy focused on funding research and development, education and communication.

30 Oct 14 3 NZ woolgrowers have rejected a new wool levy focused on funding research and development, education and...

LIVEXFORUM 2014

LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving animal welfare in export markets from DAFF Secretary Phillip Glyde.
Exporters improving welfare LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving...
FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new chair of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council.
Simon Crean new ALEC boss FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new...

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Doctor Barney as Deputy Prime Minister is a horror movie in 3D, but it is halloween.
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In some ways you have a point Freshy but not totally. You are right to say farmers need to
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Yeah, that's right, FFS, in the 15th floor penthouse. How nice of you to remember. Are you going
THE Chinese Government today announced it is lifting the temporary suspension on the export of Fonterra formula and whey powder. THE Chinese Government today announced it is lifting the temporary suspension on the export of Fonterra formula and...

A campaign to ensure that Victorian State Government procurement policy prioritises Victorian-grown produce is picking up steam, with AUSVEG adding its voice to calls for policy reform.30 Oct 14  1 A campaign to ensure that Victorian State Government procurement policy prioritises Victorian-grown produce is...
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.21 Oct 14 ACCESS to export markets and a transport system able to deliver agricultural goods are among the key election issues...
AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing facility south of Darwin.4:07 PM AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing...
REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global leader, says Mick Keogh.30 Oct 14  2 REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global...

SOUTHERN Australia will be called on to supply 22,500 dairy cattle to Sri Lanka after securing two contracts worth almost $100 million29 Oct 14  1 SOUTHERN Australia will be called on to supply 22,500 dairy cattle to Sri Lanka after securing two contracts worth...
The $18 million expansion of Pactum Dairy Group’s Shepparton plant has been fast-tracked to keep up with the demand from Asia for its UHT milk.22 Oct 14  1 The $18 million expansion of Pactum Dairy Group’s Shepparton plant has been fast-tracked to keep up with the demand...
SLIDING down again, the (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped another 7 cents this week to settle at 1029c a kilogram. SLIDING down again, the (AWEX) Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) dropped another 7 cents this week to settle at 1029c a...

AUSTRALIA'S third-largest poppy company is relocating its processing plant from plant from Cressy, Tasmania, to Melbourne.22 Oct 14  1 AUSTRALIA'S third-largest poppy company is relocating its processing plant from plant from Cressy, Tasmania, to...
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...

COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain supply chain.
3:05 AM  3 COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain...
ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain.3:00 AM ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain.
IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise with spraying equipment. IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise...

A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural pests are actually one.30 Oct 14 A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural...
FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.28 Oct 14 FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.
IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been cancelled.30 Oct 14 IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been...
PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real estate agents.
30 Oct 14 PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real...
VICTORIA is set to get a new community-led action plan on rabbits, in an initiative launched by the Victorian Government today.29 Oct 14 VICTORIA is set to get a new community-led action plan on rabbits, in an initiative launched by the Victorian...
COWBOYS from Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia won rough stock events at the 2014 Warwick Rodeo.
28 Oct 14 COWBOYS from Queensland, New South Wales and Western Australia won rough stock events at the 2014 Warwick Rodeo.