Hansard stoush brewing for Barnaby

TENSIONS between federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce and Agriculture Department Secretary Dr Paul Grimes are due to explode.
TENSIONS between federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce and Agriculture Department Secretary Dr Paul Grimes are due to explode.
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AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon. AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon.
IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing. IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing.
RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed. RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed.
AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910. AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910.
THE Canegrowers board has appointed well-respected and long-serving staffer Ron Mullins as the Acting CEO of Canegrowers.
10:35 AM THE Canegrowers board has appointed well-respected and long-serving staffer Ron Mullins as the Acting CEO of Canegrowers.
FORTESCUE Metals did not actively explore land it held over Minderoo, in the latest sign Forrest has tried to block, not promote, exploration and mining at the station.
9:15 AM FORTESCUE Metals did not actively explore land it held over Minderoo, in the latest sign Forrest has tried to block, not promote, exploration and mining at the station. | Forrest locks up Uaroo exploration  | Ag could fill mining gap: Twiggy 
A DRIER February and softer US demand has pushed beef prices backwards.
9:05 AM A DRIER February and softer US demand has pushed beef prices backwards.
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A MOVE to block the co-op exemption granted in the government’s wheat port access code of conduct has been defeated.
9:05 AM A MOVE to block the co-op exemption granted in the government’s wheat port access code of conduct has been defeated. | More port exemptions on the table  | Farmers worried by ACCC port views 
AUSTRALIA'S largest container shipping group warns it will switch business if the Port of Melbourne pushes stevedore rents up by 800pc.
9:00 AM AUSTRALIA'S largest container shipping group warns it will switch business if the Port of Melbourne pushes stevedore rents up by 800pc. | Port code motion delayed  | Farmers worried by ACCC port views 
MARKETS opened up by FTAs will simply go to rivals if we allow land clearing and water use rules to kill productivity growth on our farms.
8:45 AM  3 MARKETS opened up by FTAs will simply go to rivals if we allow land clearing and water use rules to kill productivity growth on our farms.
AUSTRALIA'S wheat industry is in danger of becoming the “white trash” of import markets in Asia.
4:00 AM  3 AUSTRALIA'S wheat industry is in danger of becoming the “white trash” of import markets in Asia. | Grains riding steady: ABARES  | Senator pushes anti-GM motion 
ONE forecast almost all producers rely on is the weather, and it's not looking so optimistic at this point.
4:00 AM ONE forecast almost all producers rely on is the weather, and it's not looking so optimistic at this point. | Australia's third hottest year...  | El Niño likelihood rises 
THE global dairy price slump is expected to make a moderate recovery, but so too will milk production volumes.
4:00 AM THE global dairy price slump is expected to make a moderate recovery, but so too will milk production volumes. | Voiceless breaks dairy's silence  | Anthrax death quarantines... 
NORTHERN Australia’s development is not about a region, it’s about the mindset that Australia needs to grow as a whole.
4:00 AM NORTHERN Australia’s development is not about a region, it’s about the mindset that Australia needs to grow as a whole. | Darwin rebellion remembered  | Top End beef back in business 
GRAINCORP boss Mark Palmquist says the company is making strong gains, but another profit downgrade is on the way for 2014-15.
4:00 AM GRAINCORP boss Mark Palmquist says the company is making strong gains, but another profit downgrade is on the way for 2014-15. | Further GrainCorp losses forecast  | Goodman takeover edges closer 
THIS year’s federal budget must commit resources to implement the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, according to the NFF.
4:00 AM  2 THIS year’s federal budget must commit resources to implement the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, according to the NFF. | NFF's long, hard look at itself  | New Grocery Code takes force 
AGCO INTRODUCED its new Challenger E series of tracked tractors to the Australian and New Zealand markets in Brisbane last week.
4:00 AM AGCO INTRODUCED its new Challenger E series of tracked tractors to the Australian and New Zealand markets in Brisbane last week. | Fewer on-farm injury deaths in 2014  | Where's your tractor bean? 
FARMERS and producers have failed to sway Treasurer Joe Hockey on the takeover of Primo by beef giant JBS Holdings.
04 Mar 15  3 FARMERS and producers have failed to sway Treasurer Joe Hockey on the takeover of Primo by beef giant JBS Holdings.  | JBS call angers stakeholders  | Wacka confronts ACCC on JBS 
WARREN Truss has outlined the importance of infrastructure to farm sector profitability at the annual ABARES Outlook conference in Canberra.
04 Mar 15  1 WARREN Truss has outlined the importance of infrastructure to farm sector profitability at the annual ABARES Outlook conference in Canberra. | Fletcher's freight expectations 
NORTH QUEENSLAND banana growers are in a state of shock after a plantation near Tully tested positive to Tropical Race-4 Panama Disease.
04 Mar 15 NORTH QUEENSLAND banana growers are in a state of shock after a plantation near Tully tested positive to Tropical Race-4 Panama Disease.
SENATOR Chris Back has returned fire at “vitriolic” attacks over his Bill to curtail extended delays in reporting evidence of animal cruelty.
04 Mar 15  4 SENATOR Chris Back has returned fire at “vitriolic” attacks over his Bill to curtail extended delays in reporting evidence of animal cruelty. | Back tables anti-trespass Bill  | Joyce still backs anti-trespass... 
PARTS of southwest Queensland and northwest NSW are seeing some very hot temperatures considering summer is over.
04 Mar 15 PARTS of southwest Queensland and northwest NSW are seeing some very hot temperatures considering summer is over. | Better forecasts still under...  | Aus records second-hottest February 
BARNABY Joyce has defended the government’s new tighter foreign investment regime before key agricultural industry stakeholders.
04 Mar 15 BARNABY Joyce has defended the government’s new tighter foreign investment regime before key agricultural industry stakeholders. | Outrage over PM's property hit  | FDI crackdown a 'shambles' 
AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon.
04 Mar 15 AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon. | Family farms underpin economy:...  | Farm production value on the rise 
NATIONAL standards for agriculture education have been developed to address industry needs and produce more skilled graduates.
04 Mar 15 NATIONAL standards for agriculture education have been developed to address industry needs and produce more skilled graduates. | Ag still waiting for its workforce  | Long-haul hunt for ag workers 
SUNRICE is looking at opening up a restricted ASX listing to potentially extra investment capital from outside the farm sector.
04 Mar 15 SUNRICE is looking at opening up a restricted ASX listing to potentially extra investment capital from outside the farm sector. | SunRice makes a meal of it  | Aerobic cropping a good fit 
THE local post office plays an important role in the life of hundreds of country towns, but its core business is in decline.
04 Mar 15  2 THE local post office plays an important role in the life of hundreds of country towns, but its core business is in decline. | Russians hold NBN Co to ransom  | Winding up Hills hoist line 
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You're correct NonGM, it is not an original comment, further it is not a realistic or valid
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Yes I agree with Nico . Scientific research admits the possibility of error, and seeks to
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No one to force you to change your policies, Will. As for me, either let me use my land as I
Charles Sturt University (CSU) has found a way to save Australian farmers $100 million plus each year.03 Mar 15 Charles Sturt University (CSU) has found a way to save Australian farmers $100 million plus each year.
The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today announced the appointment of Dean Logan as its new executive director.03 Mar 15 The Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) today announced the appointment of Dean Logan as its new executive...