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Live export investigation underway

AN investigation into allegations of criminal misconduct within the live export trade is underway.
AN investigation into allegations of criminal misconduct within the live export trade is underway.
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A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production. A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.
MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s. MANY major grain producing regions in Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
JAPANESE businesses will only have to outlay $15 million on land to trigger FIRB scrutiny, and $53 million on agribusiness investments.
A TOMATO festival could have the potential to put a small Tasmanian community on the map, and inspire rural women along the way. A TOMATO festival could have the potential to put a small Tasmanian community on the map, and inspire rural women along the way.
CHANGES to the ESCAS system will be pushed by Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce after his visit last week to the Middle East.
14 Apr 14  9 CHANGES to the ESCAS system will be pushed by Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce after his visit last week to the Middle East. | Live ex industry 'committed to...  | Greens 'attacking ag': Joyce 
LIVE export still has a long way to go to build social licence but the industry is firmly committed to animal welfare, says ALEC chief Alison Penfold.
12 Apr 14  8 LIVE export still has a long way to go to build social licence but the industry is firmly committed to animal welfare, says ALEC chief Alison Penfold. | Greens 'attack' short on facts  | All guns blazing on live ex 
AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
10 Apr 14  1 AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
IT’S not a sheep, and it’s not a goat. Meet the geep – a rare hybrid ovine bred in Ireland from a sheep and goat.
09 Apr 14 IT’S not a sheep, and it’s not a goat. Meet the geep – a rare hybrid ovine bred in Ireland from a sheep and goat. | Aust 'must' commit to GE livestock  | Trust Me: Lowline makes US$85,000 
THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
08 Apr 14 THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale.
06 Apr 14 EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale. | Ballarat push for saleyard success  | Colac's big buoy hits $1015 
A SOGGY week of weaner sales across the State has spurred on restockers and feedlots to pay more than 200 cents a kilogram (liveweight) for most lines of stock in reasonable condition.
03 Apr 14 A SOGGY week of weaner sales across the State has spurred on restockers and feedlots to pay more than 200 cents a kilogram (liveweight) for most lines of stock in reasonable condition.
BUYING was strong at the Paringa bull sale on Tuesday, with Tom and Olivia Lawson selling 54 of 60 Charolais and Stabilizer bulls offered.
02 Apr 14  1 BUYING was strong at the Paringa bull sale on Tuesday, with Tom and Olivia Lawson selling 54 of 60 Charolais and Stabilizer bulls offered. | Alpine Angus bulls to $9000  | Witherswood Angus sale boosted... 
AUSTRALIAN Pork Ltd's new strategic plan includes a renewed focus on export markets.
01 Apr 14 AUSTRALIAN Pork Ltd's new strategic plan includes a renewed focus on export markets. | Feed boost lifts piglet litter... 
A TIMELY autumn break and the first green shoots of the season boosted buyer confidence at Warrnambool's monthly store sale on Friday.
31 Mar 14 A TIMELY autumn break and the first green shoots of the season boosted buyer confidence at Warrnambool's monthly store sale on Friday.
THE underlying drivers of the live export trade are stronger than ever, Steve Meerwald told the Better Beef conference held in Albany, WA.
28 Mar 14 THE underlying drivers of the live export trade are stronger than ever, Steve Meerwald told the Better Beef conference held in Albany, WA.
AN earlier date for the Thomson River Bull Classic should improve prospects for the vendors who have moved their sale date forward to April 11.
27 Mar 14 AN earlier date for the Thomson River Bull Classic should improve prospects for the vendors who have moved their sale date forward to April 11.
CENTRAL Victoria Livestock Exchange (CVLX) managing agent Regional Infrastructure has sliced $11 million off the budget of the proposed new Ballarat saleyards.
27 Mar 14 CENTRAL Victoria Livestock Exchange (CVLX) managing agent Regional Infrastructure has sliced $11 million off the budget of the proposed new Ballarat saleyards.
WIDESPREAD falls of at least 40mm across the Northern Rivers will likely trigger a flurry of winter pasture planting on both dairy and beef farms.
26 Mar 14 WIDESPREAD falls of at least 40mm across the Northern Rivers will likely trigger a flurry of winter pasture planting on both dairy and beef farms. | Weekend rain and more to come  | Rain hasn't broken big dry's grip 
A GREENS bill to ban live animal exports will be reintroduced this week as the party ramps up calls to replace live ex with boxed trade.
24 Mar 14  12 A GREENS bill to ban live animal exports will be reintroduced this week as the party ramps up calls to replace live ex with boxed trade. | Live ex trade to Egypt reopens  | Egypt cruelty findings due soon 
QUALITY bulls sold to $9000 and averaged $4448 during the Webb Black Simmental and SimAngus annual auction at Glenburn today (Friday).
21 Mar 14 QUALITY bulls sold to $9000 and averaged $4448 during the Webb Black Simmental and SimAngus annual auction at Glenburn today (Friday). | Yearling makes $36,000 at Lawsons  | Jarobee bulls to $3000 
A heated bidding war between a South Australian buyer and Chinese representative Carpenter International over yearling bull Paringa Judd pushed prices to $36,000 at Lawsons Angus' on-farm production sale at Glenburn on Friday.
21 Mar 14  1 A heated bidding war between a South Australian buyer and Chinese representative Carpenter International over yearling bull Paringa Judd pushed prices to $36,000 at Lawsons Angus'... | Jarobee bulls to $3000  | Average lifts at Rangan 
UPDATED: LIVESTOCK exports from Australia to Egypt will resume under ESCAS, but markets may have already been lost to other exporters.
20 Mar 14  6 UPDATED: LIVESTOCK exports from Australia to Egypt will resume under ESCAS, but markets may have already been lost to other exporters. | ESCAS due for July review  | Back defends live ex standards 
FORMER vet Senator Chris Back says it is “high time” livestock producers and exporters were acknowledged for their work on animal welfare standards.
15 Mar 14  9 FORMER vet Senator Chris Back says it is “high time” livestock producers and exporters were acknowledged for their work on animal welfare standards. | Live ex 'needs to brag'  | Wellard confirms live ex deaths 
PIG prices are expected to rise slightly in the current financial year, but then trend steadily downward out to 2018-19.
14 Mar 14 PIG prices are expected to rise slightly in the current financial year, but then trend steadily downward out to 2018-19. | Pork battling uneven playing field 
IT WAS a resounding win for agricultural student Adam James of Jindivick and his kelpie Buster during the Victorian State Utility Championship at Caramut on Monday.
13 Mar 14 IT WAS a resounding win for agricultural student Adam James of Jindivick and his kelpie Buster during the Victorian State Utility Championship at Caramut on Monday.
DESPITE big changes to farming methods, Australian pork producers have had limited impact on buying patterns or animal welfare activism.
13 Mar 14  2 DESPITE big changes to farming methods, Australian pork producers have had limited impact on buying patterns or animal welfare activism. | ABARES' 2014 projections 
THE pork industry has been rocked by news that pigs farmed at UQ's Gatton Campus may have died after consuming rat poison.
10 Mar 14 THE pork industry has been rocked by news that pigs farmed at UQ's Gatton Campus may have died after consuming rat poison.
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Good and after all the highly regulated labor supply chain and middlemen costs and other fees
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Can i get a Chinese shearing team working for their money ?So if O.S protection is a subsidy to
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You get the feeling that a whole lot of foreign investors in that part of the world, the great
A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.4:52 PM A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.
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...