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A matter of opinion
A selection of editorials from around the Fairfax Agricultural Media group covering the issues of the week.
Agribuzz with David Leyonhjelm
Commentary, news and analysis with agribusiness consultant David Leyonhjelm. Email David at reclaimfreedom@gmail.com
Better Backyards with Gherkin Jarvis
Self-proclaimed gardening expert and carpet enthusiast, Gherkin Jarvis, brings you his thoughts on Australia’s great lifestyle tradition, the backyard.
Burrs under my saddle
Pete Mailler is a farmer on the Queensland/NSW border. His perspective and opinions are borne from seeing more than one side of many problems in his various farm leadership roles and in wanting to ensure a future for his children in agriculture.
Canberra Comment
Fairfax Agricultural Media Canberra correspondent Colin Bettles tackles the big national rural and agricultural issues which will impact regional and rural Australians.
Comments of the week
A selection of the comments that made us think - and, in some cases, chuckle.
Future Farmers Network
Young people creating prosperous futures in rural industry
Get Muddy
To think clearly in farming and about farming, you need to get muddy - commit, roll up your sleeves and get involved. SAM TRETHEWEY gets stuck into some of the issues facing those on the land.
Grain of Truth
Rural Press grains writer Gregor Heard on the big issues facing the broadacre farmers today.
Markets Pulse
Stock & Land markets analysts Murray Arnel and Peter Kostos keep you up to date with the latest news from around the saleyards.
A blog to introduce our intrepid journalists and editors and follow them as they make their way through the big and not so big stories of rural Australia.
MLA Challenge
Meet the participants in Meat and Livestock Australia's Challenge, where producers identify how much their business is returning, what's driving profit and how to put a plan in place to capture the business' potential over a 12-month program.
The Iceberg Letters
Dear readers - the majority of an iceberg sits below the surface, and it may just take one special letter to see what else lurks under the tip of a topic.
Trading places
Track the latest moves and appointments in the agribusiness sector. Send your news to editorial.farmonline@fairfaxmedia.com.au

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It should be the ABC bracing for hefty cuts to taxpayer funding. As Sodbuster says, sell it and
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I would certainly cut all taxpayer funding to CSIRO which has any attachment to climate change,
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How many of the people on this site bleating about allowing in Chinese labourers are already
THE Victorian Coalition Government has continued its commitment to Victoria’s bushfire communities with further support for people rebuilding their homes after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires.12:00 PM THE Victorian Coalition Government has continued its commitment to Victoria’s bushfire communities with further...
THE Camperdown-based Aussie Farmers Dairy has changed its name to reflect growth in its product range and customer base.10:52 AM THE Camperdown-based Aussie Farmers Dairy has changed its name to reflect growth in its product range and customer base.