Longreach tops 40 for 11 days in a row

THE outback Queensland town of Longreach has set an unwelcome record, with the temperature topping 40 degrees on 11 consecutive November days for the first time in the region.
THE outback Queensland town of Longreach has set an unwelcome record, with the temperature topping 40 degrees on 11 consecutive November days for the first time in the region.
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BENALLA agents Rodwells and Landmark held their annual special sheep sale on Friday, offering 9500 head to an enthusiastic field of buyers. BENALLA agents Rodwells and Landmark held their annual special sheep sale on Friday, offering 9500 head to an enthusiastic field of buyers.
THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools. THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools.
SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources. SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources.
CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000. CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000.
TWO men have survived a helicopter crash in Far North Queensland on the weekend.
12:55 PM TWO men have survived a helicopter crash in Far North Queensland on the weekend.
BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about new trade opportunities.
12:24 PM BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about new trade opportunities. | Lorenti takes back mango 'crown' 
SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance.
12:02 PM SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance. | Commodities left out of FTA party  | Crush will be sweet if prices hold 
NEW World Foods began selling its Local Legends beef jerky range into Japan in May and its popularity has taken MD Don Nisbet by surprise.
9:25 AM NEW World Foods began selling its Local Legends beef jerky range into Japan in May and its popularity has taken MD Don Nisbet by surprise. | Grainfed cattle numbers soar  | China bets big on local... 
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CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.
8:05 AM  2 CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception. | Joyce defends FDI register delay  | FDI register lacks definition 
QUESTIONABLE safety procedures and leaking ponds are just some of the findings in a CSG report the EPA has tried to keep secret.
7:50 AM  1 QUESTIONABLE safety procedures and leaking ponds are just some of the findings in a CSG report the EPA has tried to keep secret. | Graziers vulnerable to CSG risks  | Metgasco cancellation 'legally... 
CPC says its owner, London-based private equity fund Terra Firma, is committed to the company and the beef industry for the time being.
7:35 AM CPC says its owner, London-based private equity fund Terra Firma, is committed to the company and the beef industry for the time being. | Terra Firma to sell Aus beef stake 
BIOTECH company ART and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Dairy are setting up a lab near Shanghai to accelerate herd growth using IVF technology.
7:25 AM BIOTECH company ART and Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Dairy are setting up a lab near Shanghai to accelerate herd growth using IVF technology. | FTA a dairy game changer  | Lion juices up strategy 
THE three FTAs we have secured in Asia are with countries to which we already export - but India is all fresh potential, says MP DAN TEHAN.
7:20 AM THE three FTAs we have secured in Asia are with countries to which we already export - but India is all fresh potential, says MP DAN TEHAN. | Robb chuffed with ChAFTA  | Aus-China FTA ag outcomes at a... 
AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates investment.
7:15 AM  2 AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates investment. | Big demand for rural property  | Hockey's national farmland register 
YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia.
7:00 AM  10 YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia. | Coulton pushes for more drought...  | Big four's $107b farming debt 
THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural consultant Rob Hunt.
3:00 AM THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural consultant Rob Hunt. | Barossa launches mark to trust 
A BUSINESS does not have to be the biggest to be viable, according to Coopers Brewery chairman Glenn Cooper.
3:00 AM A BUSINESS does not have to be the biggest to be viable, according to Coopers Brewery chairman Glenn Cooper. | Beer cheer at Wilkadene brewery 
BARLEY producers who snared malt-quality grain will be handsomely rewarded, with malt barley prices well in excess of $300 a tonne.
3:00 AM BARLEY producers who snared malt-quality grain will be handsomely rewarded, with malt barley prices well in excess of $300 a tonne. | Barley breeders brew a beauty  | Small FTA gains for sorghum, barley 
ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared says Don McGauchie.
3:00 AM  3 ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared says Don McGauchie. | F20 Summit: as it happened  | Focus on farming's potential 
BRANDED Australian lamb could easily become the new lobster for Asian consumers, says RASV agriculture development manager, Ben White.
3:00 AM  7 BRANDED Australian lamb could easily become the new lobster for Asian consumers, says RASV agriculture development manager, Ben White. | Lamb export record broken  | New weapons in drenching arsenal 
THE Canberra rural debt roundtable meeting agreed to begin sharing data to better understand the detail, and Barnaby Joyce says it's imminent.
3:00 AM THE Canberra rural debt roundtable meeting agreed to begin sharing data to better understand the detail, and Barnaby Joyce says it's imminent. | Plain talk on rural debt  | Big four's $107b farming debt 
WELL it happened. All of the hype surrounding an imminent free trade agreement with the population Titan of the world - China - is finally at a stage where people can rejoice properly.
23 Nov 14 WELL it happened. All of the hype surrounding an imminent free trade agreement with the population Titan of the world - China - is finally at a stage where people can rejoice properly. | Naracoorte: hot, hot, hot!  | Blue ribbon sale hope 
AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES.
23 Nov 14  1 AUSTRALIAN vegetable growers are continuing to do it tough, according to new data released by ABARES. | Carrot growers turn to export hope  | Banana growers' safe work win 
A SUPER-CAPACITY Amazone UX11200 trailed sprayer has established new benchmarks in the efficient application of crop protection products.
23 Nov 14 A SUPER-CAPACITY Amazone UX11200 trailed sprayer has established new benchmarks in the efficient application of crop protection products. | The gentle, dust free baler...  | Scare tactics to outwit birds 
A GRAIN marketer is getting access to real time data in regards to protein and moisture levels utilising a new system of grain analyser.
23 Nov 14 A GRAIN marketer is getting access to real time data in regards to protein and moisture levels utilising a new system of grain analyser. | Port premiums benefit growers  | Some GrainCorp site deals finalised 
JANDOWAE farmer John Alexander is on a quest to improve his soil health and unlock the potential for growing high-yielding and more profitable crops.
23 Nov 14 JANDOWAE farmer John Alexander is on a quest to improve his soil health and unlock the potential for growing high-yielding and more profitable crops. | Canola research insight for...  | Students get to grips with grains 
THE Australian Conservation Foundation has raised several red flags on critical aspects of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s implementation.
22 Nov 14 THE Australian Conservation Foundation has raised several red flags on critical aspects of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan’s implementation.
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There you go again nico, D-wording. Did you even bother to follow the links which are
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Well SAID "Very Wool" The above comments are typical of a Section of the Merino industry that
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EPA is just a gov dept - they will be working on what their Minister wants. The Minister should
AS we approach another serious fire season, there seems to be one prevailing emotion among farmers and rural dwellers: fear. Stock & Land journalist Jeanette Severs spoke to a large number of people across Victoria and their concerns are replicated in the following three interviews – with a farmer, a fireman and a fencer.4:30 PM AS we approach another serious fire season, there seems to be one prevailing emotion among farmers and rural...
FUNDS from the $30 million drought relief scheme announced on Wednesday are tipped to trickle through to producers in early 2015.
19 Nov 14 FUNDS from the $30 million drought relief scheme announced on Wednesday are tipped to trickle through to producers...