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PRICES for cows and calves held firm at Bairnsdale store cattle sale today and compared well to the same time last year, with similar prices paid.

Bairnsdale prices firm  

PRICES for cows and calves held firm at Bairnsdale store cattle sale today and compared well to the same time last year, with similar
GOROKE farmer Darren Cameron would have received some odd looks had he taken the scalp of this particular fox to collect the bounty. 3:00 AM GOROKE farmer Darren Cameron would have received some odd looks had he taken the scalp of this particular fox to...
SOUTHERN Australia’s major feedlot buyers turned out in force at Kerr & Co annual feature spring cattle sale where solid prices sold to 228cents per kilogram. 
23 Oct 14 SOUTHERN Australia’s major feedlot buyers turned out in force at Kerr & Co annual feature spring cattle sale where...
WILD dog bounties of up to $100 a scalp have bred a 'dead dog mentality', says Greg Mifsud, reducing the effectiveness of feral control programs. 23 Oct 14 11 WILD dog bounties of up to $100 a scalp have bred a "dead dog mentality", says Greg Mifsud, reducing the...
THE Australian crop is likely to suffer further downgrades following adverse weather in the past fortnight, with rain, hail and heat affecting quality.
23 Oct 14 THE Australian crop is likely to suffer further downgrades following adverse weather in the past fortnight, with...

NFF CONGRESS 2014

A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with...

THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian produce mustn’t be submerged under the hype around China, says Simon Talbot.
'Golden era' for ag - if we play fair THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian...
BARNABY Joyce will today release the Green Paper for the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, focusing on improving farmgate returns.
Green Paper finally on the table BARNABY Joyce will today release the Green Paper for the...
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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...
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...
BEEF cattle veterinarian Lee Fitzpatrick has been named the new chairman of the North Australia Beef Research Council.3:00 PM BEEF cattle veterinarian Lee Fitzpatrick has been named the new chairman of the North Australia Beef Research Council.
IMPROVING breed marketing strategy is the focus of newly elected Australian Brangus Cattle Association president Tim Roche.1:49 PM IMPROVING breed marketing strategy is the focus of newly elected Australian Brangus Cattle Association president Tim...

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 The $18 million expansion of Pactum Dairy Group’s Shepparton plant has been fast-tracked to keep up with the demand...
22 Oct 14 An innovative online training program is helping dairy farmers enhance their communications skills to become confident spokespeople for the Australian dairy industry.
THE wool market lost some of October’s hard-won gains this week, with the AWEX EMI dropping another 8c to settle at 1036c a kilogram. THE wool market lost some of October’s hard-won gains this week, with the AWEX EMI dropping another 8c to settle at...

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

THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern.23 Oct 14 THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented...
WITH crops already making five tonnes per hectare in the State’s north, competition is predicted to be strong for the 2014 Suncorp Bank/Agricultural Societies Council’s NSW Dryland Field Wheat competition.23 Oct 14 WITH crops already making five tonnes per hectare in the State’s north, competition is predicted to be strong for...

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.21 Oct 14 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.
THE first auction of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm properties could be declared a 'non-starter' after all were passed in at auction on Thursday.10:45 AM THE first auction of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm properties could be declared a "non-starter" after all were...
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...
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...