Grainfed beef exports leap ahead

AUSTRALIAN grainfed beef exports have had a very strong start to 2015, with shipments 19pc above the five-year average for the first two months.
AUSTRALIAN grainfed beef exports have had a very strong start to 2015, with shipments 19pc above the five-year average for the first two months.
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IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer. IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer.
THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production. THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production.
VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm. VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm.
PREPARE for price volatility ahead in beef cattle markets, with the spikes pointing mostly upwards, says market analyst Tim McRae. PREPARE for price volatility ahead in beef cattle markets, with the spikes pointing mostly upwards, says market analyst Tim McRae.
THE only way for beef producers to get better farm-gate returns is to reverse the concentration of abattoirs, and robotics could be the key.
4:00 AM THE only way for beef producers to get better farm-gate returns is to reverse the concentration of abattoirs, and robotics could be the key.
Cattle - Beef
A LOSS of farm productivity can result from limiting plant diversity, according to a new paper in Nature Plants.
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AGRICULTURAL red tape savings have reached $25 million following the latest bureaucratic cost cutting exercise, the government says.
4:00 AM AGRICULTURAL red tape savings have reached $25 million following the latest bureaucratic cost cutting exercise, the government says. | Red tape cuts help govt back to...  | Grocery Code faces its critics 
NEW England Wool has formed an alliance with Australian Wool Exchange to assist in the auditing of the SustainaWOOL Integrity Scheme.
4:00 AM NEW England Wool has formed an alliance with Australian Wool Exchange to assist in the auditing of the SustainaWOOL Integrity Scheme. | A new way to class the clip  | DJs loves its way with wool 
Sheep - Wool
MANAGING nitrogen in high rainfall zones can be a game of snakes and ladders, according to a researcher at the Victorian Department of Resources.
4:00 AM MANAGING nitrogen in high rainfall zones can be a game of snakes and ladders, according to a researcher at the Victorian Department of Resources. | Reaping rewards of break crops  | Seeds of fertiliser price moves 
AFTER a beautiful autumn weekend for most of NSW, things are looking to turn thundery this week and into the Easter weekend.
30 Mar 15 AFTER a beautiful autumn weekend for most of NSW, things are looking to turn thundery this week and into the Easter weekend.
FROM a Moulamein rice farmer to a Top End crocodile industry entrepreneur, the 22nd Rural Leadership Program participants are a diverse bunch.
30 Mar 15 FROM a Moulamein rice farmer to a Top End crocodile industry entrepreneur, the 22nd Rural Leadership Program participants are a diverse bunch.
IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer.
30 Mar 15 IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer. | Lamb throughput down at eastern...  | Late rally keeps EMI stable 
LIVE cattle out of Darwin will ship for $4/kg or more “in the next year or so”, Ross Ainsworth told the NTCA conference in Darwin.
30 Mar 15 LIVE cattle out of Darwin will ship for $4/kg or more “in the next year or so”, Ross Ainsworth told the NTCA conference in Darwin. | Cattle outlook 'persistently... 
Cattle - Beef
AT THE close of Thursday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 421.50c, up 2.25c/kg cwt on where it finished the previous day.
30 Mar 15 AT THE close of Thursday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 421.50c, up 2.25c/kg cwt on where it finished the previous day. | Cyclone keeps export processors...  | EYCI records set to be smashed 
Cattle - Beef
RSM BIRD Cameron has hit back at claims over a WA farm foreclosure, saying its representatives were “at all times professional”.
30 Mar 15  2 RSM BIRD Cameron has hit back at claims over a WA farm foreclosure, saying its representatives were “at all times professional”. | Receivers in farm foreclosure...  | WA farmers buck land laws 
THE CSG industry is urging NSW Premier Mike Baird not to buckle to pressure from environmentalists despite a Greens-led backlash at Saturday's election.
30 Mar 15  3 THE CSG industry is urging NSW Premier Mike Baird not to buckle to pressure from environmentalists despite a Greens-led backlash at Saturday's election. | Santos chair switch fuels CSG...  | Taxman's role in Frackman film 
THE federal government has committed to cutting tax for small business, but farmers could lose out on proposed changes.
30 Mar 15  5 THE federal government has committed to cutting tax for small business, but farmers could lose out on proposed changes. | Outrage over PM's property hit  | Alliance backs diesel rebate 
THE US Congress is scrambling to beat a fast-closing window to strike a domestic political deal to sign the TPP plan.
30 Mar 15  1 THE US Congress is scrambling to beat a fast-closing window to strike a domestic political deal to sign the TPP plan. | TPP 'critical' for Australian...  | US within reach of TPP prize 
THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production.
30 Mar 15  1 THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production. | Mitchell to sell 49pc of cattle...  | Nicoletti to sell WA farms 
A PIECE of ANZAC history has made its way to Townsville on the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli. One of the fiercest battles during the ANZAC military engagement at Gallipoli was the Battle of Lone Pine, August 6-9, 1915.
30 Mar 15 A PIECE of ANZAC history has made its way to Townsville on the 100th anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli. One of the fiercest battles during the ANZAC military engagement at...
SHARES in both Webster and Tandou rallied sharply when Webster announced plans to significantly expand into more broadacre cropping
30 Mar 15 SHARES in both Webster and Tandou rallied sharply when Webster announced plans to significantly expand into more broadacre cropping | Webster's big splash: a Tandou... 
VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm.
30 Mar 15 VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm. | Fashion industry spins wool well  | AWEX sale-day results now online 
Sheep - Wool
FOLLOWING three years' development and 20 months' field testing, Hustler has released the new X5000 chainless bale feeder.
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WHEAT producers may have more opportunities to market their grain given key competitors are switching to other crops.
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QUEENSLAND exhibitors the Iseppi family, GK Livestock, Dalby, continued their domination of the female Red Angus judging at the Sydney Royal.
29 Mar 15 QUEENSLAND exhibitors the Iseppi family, GK Livestock, Dalby, continued their domination of the female Red Angus judging at the Sydney Royal.
A SERIES of extracts from Stephen Martyn's book on the history of Australian meat processing: World on a Plate.
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AS a long-time partner of wool and the Woolmark brand, David Jones was proud to be associated with the International Wool Prize.
29 Mar 15 AS a long-time partner of wool and the Woolmark brand, David Jones was proud to be associated with the International Wool Prize. | Fashion industry spins wool well  | M.PATMOS wins Woolmark Prize 
Sheep - Wool
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You don't have to be a scientist to know that we have all been using it for decades and we are
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John Niven, that's a hard question to answer ("how does the average person distinguish between a
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By supporting the barbaric live ex trade our Government has proved itself to be a disgrace to
25 Mar 15 PETER Skillern will step into the chief executive position of the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) following former CEO Jan Davis’ decision not to seek reappointment.
THE second of Tasmania’s weaner sales found willing buyers hard to find at Powranna yesterday.

24 Mar 15 THE second of Tasmania’s weaner sales found willing buyers hard to find at Powranna yesterday.