Strong advocate for farming recognised

JAMBEROO farmer Lynne Strong has become the first woman to win the Howard W Yelland Award.
JAMBEROO farmer Lynne Strong has become the first woman to win the Howard W Yelland Award.
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STARVED of recent store sheep buying opportunities, restockers set a cracking pace at the Wycheproof sheep sale Friday bidding the opening yard of 82 crossbred ewes and their 142 marked young lambs to a sale high of $276 a head. STARVED of recent store sheep buying opportunities, restockers set a cracking pace at the Wycheproof sheep sale Friday bidding the opening yard of 82 crossbred ewes and their 142 marked young lambs to a sale high of $276 a head.
BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports. BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports.
FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks. FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks.
THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year. THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year.
AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday.
6:00 PM AFTER busting through the 520c/kg mark yesterday, the EYCI has surged another 10c/kg to hit 530.25c/kg on Tuesday. | Cattle prices claim another record  | EYCI continues record-busting rise 
Cattle - Beef
AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up 9 cents on 567c a kilogram carcase weight.
5:15 PM AT the close of Monday’s markets, the eastern states restocker lamb indicator was up 9 cents on 567c a kilogram carcase weight. | Scientists waging war on flystrike  | Wool market momentum dips 
A SENATE report has recommended databases be created for all agricultural levies to improve transparency for levy payers.
3:30 PM A SENATE report has recommended databases be created for all agricultural levies to improve transparency for levy payers. | Levy inquiry sees Leyonhjelm's... 
“SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced by a bus tour this week through some of the hardest-hit regions in the state.
12:19 PM “SEND money, not stuff” is the mantra developed by the Queensland Country Women’s Association to help people respond to the drought gripping many of its people, and it’s been reinforced...
COLES must refund more than $12 million to suppliers as part of a court-ordered ACCC undertaking, says Jeff Kennett.
11:12 AM  1 COLES must refund more than $12 million to suppliers as part of a court-ordered ACCC undertaking, says Jeff Kennett.
PLANTATION investment and wood product consumption might be weak, but Australia's forestry sector showed signs of improvement in 2013–14.
10:47 AM PLANTATION investment and wood product consumption might be weak, but Australia's forestry sector showed signs of improvement in 2013–14. | Hunt promises wind farm clampdown  | Timbercorp investors slapped... 
CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year average, ABARES says.
10:10 AM  5 CASH income of Australian grain farms has declined to $171,000 per farm - around 24pc higher than the 10-year average, ABARES says. | High-cost crunch for Aussie grain  | Widespread rain sprouts grower... 
CLOUD building over western Queensland is causing rain to develop but is little more than a tease for drought-affected farmers.
9:47 AM CLOUD building over western Queensland is causing rain to develop but is little more than a tease for drought-affected farmers. | Northern rainfall in BoM's sights  | El Nino could last into 2016 
WOOLWORTHS has started selling non-core assets, offering its Thomas Dux stores for sale less than a year after it became profitable.
9:15 AM WOOLWORTHS has started selling non-core assets, offering its Thomas Dux stores for sale less than a year after it became profitable. | Why shoppers turned on Woolies  | New threat for big food retailers 
GRAIN growers from across Australia are invited to the first ever GRDC Growers’ Day at this year’s Australian Grains Industry Conference.
4:00 AM  1 GRAIN growers from across Australia are invited to the first ever GRDC Growers’ Day at this year’s Australian Grains Industry Conference. | AGIC 2015 program External Link | Full steam ahead for AGIC 
WEATHER watchers will now know if the northern rainfall onset will occur earlier than normal.
4:00 AM WEATHER watchers will now know if the northern rainfall onset will occur earlier than normal. | Hit and miss of current rainfall  | Forecast for better forecasts 
COMPLICATED but not dormant, is Senator Barry O’Sullivan's definition of the government’s response to the grassfed beef cattle levy report.
4:00 AM  5 COMPLICATED but not dormant, is Senator Barry O’Sullivan's definition of the government’s response to the grassfed beef cattle levy report.
Cattle - Beef
SOUTH Australian farmer Clinton Tiller’s new 440kW Challenger E Series tractor is already proving an asset to his family cropping operation.
4:00 AM SOUTH Australian farmer Clinton Tiller’s new 440kW Challenger E Series tractor is already proving an asset to his family cropping operation.
SOME of Australia’s best agricultural investment opportunities are set to be showcased in China next month.
4:00 AM SOME of Australia’s best agricultural investment opportunities are set to be showcased in China next month. | Rural property on the boil  | Agricultural land sales reach... 
THE lamb industry needs to get
4:00 AM  3 THE lamb industry needs to get "even better" at producing lambs to specifications, according to JBS Southern farm assurance and supply chain manager Mark Inglis. | Producers must remember consumers  | Sheep industry eyes 20pc growth 
WATERLOGGING is not commonly associated with the Mallee, but farmers in the region are watching some of their best land go underwater.
4:00 AM WATERLOGGING is not commonly associated with the Mallee, but farmers in the region are watching some of their best land go underwater. | Trial digs deep to renew soils  | Soil scientist's passion honoured 
AS THE manager of one of the larger holdings north of Broken Hill and west of Packsaddle, Lance Girdler runs a tight operation.
4:00 AM AS THE manager of one of the larger holdings north of Broken Hill and west of Packsaddle, Lance Girdler runs a tight operation.
THE Eastern Young Cattle Indicator bounced to 520c/kg on Monday night.
29 Jun 15 THE Eastern Young Cattle Indicator bounced to 520c/kg on Monday night.
Cattle - Beef
DESCRIBED as one of Australia's great success stories, the Seasonal Worker Program is set to be expanded into horticulture, cotton, cane and aquaculture.
29 Jun 15  1 DESCRIBED as one of Australia's great success stories, the Seasonal Worker Program is set to be expanded into horticulture, cotton, cane and aquaculture. | NBN firm faces migrant worker...  | Human cost of chicken production 
MORE than 500 Australian children are learning hygiene, first aid and bush medicine as part of a Young Doctor program to bridge the gap.
29 Jun 15 MORE than 500 Australian children are learning hygiene, first aid and bush medicine as part of a Young Doctor program to bridge the gap. | Plan to tackle antibiotic...  | Country training vital for... 
AGRI-LENDERS Rabobank and NAB have delivered their seasonal forecasts on the state of play in Australian and global agriculture.
29 Jun 15 AGRI-LENDERS Rabobank and NAB have delivered their seasonal forecasts on the state of play in Australian and global agriculture. | Farm production value to rise:...  | GrainCorp lays out El Niño plan 
A TASMANIAN scientist, Dr Doris Blaesing has been awarded the AUSVEG Researcher of the Year Award,for her work on the Soil Wealth project.
29 Jun 15 A TASMANIAN scientist, Dr Doris Blaesing has been awarded the AUSVEG Researcher of the Year Award,for her work on the Soil Wealth project.
THE reappointment of Dr Michael Bond as interim inspector-general of biosecurity will continue the independent oversight of Australia's biosecurity system.
29 Jun 15 THE reappointment of Dr Michael Bond as interim inspector-general of biosecurity will continue the independent oversight of Australia's biosecurity system. | Snakes on a plain ... package  | Hendra kills NSW horse 
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Best of luck Barry-this seems like a sound project to me. As the red meat retail prices climb
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Live export markets do not necessarily supply into the same markets as processed meat from
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who cares what NFF says anyway its an uncomplicated unrepresentative gang.
A Northern Tasmanian community group, proposing a private irrigation scheme at Circular Head, has welcomed input from Tasmanian Irrigation29 Jun 15 A Northern Tasmanian community group, proposing a private irrigation scheme at Circular Head, has welcomed input...
EUROA saleyards celebrated the lower northeast region’s end of financial year clearance of store cattle on Wednesday with one of their most successful sales ever seen.26 Jun 15 EUROA saleyards celebrated the lower northeast region’s end of financial year clearance of store cattle on Wednesday...