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THERE’S not much Don Ruggiero doesn't know about growing and marketing a lettuce.

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THERE’S not much Don Ruggiero doesn't know about growing and marketing a lettuce.
BETWEEN running a 160-cow dairy herd, 50-odd beef cattle, 3000 first-cross ewes and a cropping rotation, David Kuhl is never idle. 4:00 AM BETWEEN running a 160-cow dairy herd, 50-odd beef cattle, 3000 first-cross ewes and a cropping rotation, David Kuhl...
DAIRY farmers fought hard this week for a level playing field in free trade negotiations with China, launching a social media campaign yesterday that reached 1.6 million Twitter users. 02 Sep 14 DAIRY farmers fought hard this week for a level playing field in free trade negotiations with China, launching a...
WHEN I moved to disallow regulations to increase certain ag levies, you would think it signalled the end of the world as we know it. 4:00 AM WHEN I moved to disallow regulations to increase certain ag levies, you would think it signalled the end of the...
FALLOUT over ag levy increases spilled into Senate question time last week, with the government declaring support for a review. 02 Sep 14 6 FALLOUT over ag levy increases spilled into Senate question time last week, with the government declaring support...
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I would like to see weather prediction policy BAN the word 'event' when forecasting. Once rain
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Competition- CBH is currently wearing competition provision costs of above $2 mill . As a WA
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Can we believe a word they say ?
SPRING has sprung and the market prospects for Australian beef demand remain bright, according to MLA. SPRING has sprung and the market prospects for Australian beef demand remain bright, according to MLA.

THE 'Women In Food and Agriculture Lunch' is set to be held on September 25 - and will feature a diverse range of panelists, linked by their love of food and agriculture.02 Sep 14 THE 'Women In Food and Agriculture Lunch' is set to be held on September 25 - and will feature a diverse range of...
CONCERNS have arisen that the Tasmanian government’s anti-protest legislation could see farmers arrested for holding ‘‘Lock The Gate’’ style protests against gas exploration on their own land.01 Sep 14 CONCERNS have arisen that the Tasmanian government’s anti-protest legislation could see farmers arrested for holding...
DAIRY farmers fought hard this week for a level playing field in free trade negotiations with China, launching a social media campaign yesterday that reached 1.6 million Twitter users.02 Sep 14 DAIRY farmers fought hard this week for a level playing field in free trade negotiations with China, launching a...
The Queensland Cattle Market Indicator (QCMI) exceeded 200 points last week for the first time since March 2012.02 Sep 14 The Queensland Cattle Market Indicator (QCMI) exceeded 200 points last week for the first time since March 2012.

DAIRY farmers fought hard this week for a level playing field in free trade negotiations with China, launching a social media campaign yesterday that reached 1.6 million Twitter users.02 Sep 14 DAIRY farmers fought hard this week for a level playing field in free trade negotiations with China, launching a...
THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) is seeking five of the state’s best young dairy-industry minds to travel to New Zealand in January-February next year.01 Sep 14 THE United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) is seeking five of the state’s best young dairy-industry minds to travel...
POP artist Andy Warhol is credited with the expression 'in the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes'. POP artist Andy Warhol is credited with the expression "in the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes".

THERE'S been a moratorium on genetically modified crops in Tasmania since 2001, but could co-existence between non-GM food crops and GM food crops work?12 Aug 14  4 THERE'S been a moratorium on genetically modified crops in Tasmania since 2001, but could co-existence between...
HAY growers from Kyabram, Charlton and Boort and a baler from Timmering have won national awards for making the best hay in Australia.11 Aug 14 HAY growers from Kyabram, Charlton and Boort and a baler from Timmering have won national awards for making the best...

PLANS to use the Great Barrier Reef as a dumping site for dredge spoil will be abandoned by a multinational consortium.02 Sep 14 PLANS to use the Great Barrier Reef as a dumping site for dredge spoil will be abandoned by a multinational consortium.
THE CBH Group has launched its Grower Patronage Rebate Program, with many growers set to receive $4.55/t credit this harvest.02 Sep 14  2 THE CBH Group has launched its Grower Patronage Rebate Program, with many growers set to receive $4.55/t credit this...
MANUFACTURER Lely will provide 44 Astronaut A4 milking robots to a German dairy farm that will be the largest robotic milking operation in the world. MANUFACTURER Lely will provide 44 Astronaut A4 milking robots to a German dairy farm that will be the largest...

QUEENSLAND'S strawberry and banana growers have been hit hard with extreme recent weather conditions.02 Sep 14 QUEENSLAND'S strawberry and banana growers have been hit hard with extreme recent weather conditions.
AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers.27 Aug 14 AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian...
KEY rural indicators point to a rebound across major markets that is expected to boost ­confidence and investment, says Neil Clark Business Intelligence.01 Sep 14  2 KEY rural indicators point to a rebound across major markets that is expected to boost ­confidence and investment,...
A WELLINGTON district property recently listed for sale was a focus of landholder attention under a previous extended ownership as a shining example of what could be achieved with native pastures.30 Aug 14 A WELLINGTON district property recently listed for sale was a focus of landholder attention under a previous...
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...
VERSTEDEN'S Egg Farm is a family business that has been producing eggs in West Gippsland for about 60 years, including more than 40 years on its current site.01 Sep 14  2 VERSTEDEN'S Egg Farm is a family business that has been producing eggs in West Gippsland for about 60 years,...