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BALLARAT livestock agents are demanding a say in the final saleyards development plans for the new Central Victorian Livestock Exchange, which is expected to be submitted within seven weeks.
BALLARAT livestock agents are demanding a say in the final saleyards development plans for the new Central Victorian Livestock Exchange, which is expected to be submitted within seven weeks.
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SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm. SOUTHERN beef enterprise profits might have lagged other sectors over the first 12 years of the century, but that’s not cause for alarm.
AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets. AUSTRALIA needs to revitalise rail and port infrastructure or else agriculture will literally miss the boat to booming export markets.
MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying. MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying.
MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock. MEAT & Livestock Australia is seeking researchers to devise ways of improving outcomes in three key aspects of safeguarding the welfare of Australian export livestock.
17 Apr 14 THERE was a feeling of spring in the air at Wodonga today, when a mixed quality yarding of 2000 store cattle sold to keen demand following one of the best breaks to autumn in many years. | Quality mixed at Bairnsdale  | Wet Ballarat sale dearer 
MERINO lamb survival is a financial vacuum to the industry, according to Balmoral Breeders chairman Tom Silcock at the recent Elders Balmoral Sire Evaluation trial at Wando Estate.
17 Apr 14 MERINO lamb survival is a financial vacuum to the industry, according to Balmoral Breeders chairman Tom Silcock at the recent Elders Balmoral Sire Evaluation trial at Wando Estate.
Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.
17 Apr 14 Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.
AMANDA Bayles has itchy feet.
17 Apr 14 AMANDA Bayles has itchy feet.
MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying.
17 Apr 14 MEET Anna. This young Ayrshire cow is a pin-up girl for modern dairying.
STRONG competition led to an excellent clearance rate at the Pinora Angus Bull sale yesterday with 41 of the 42 Angus bulls being sold.
17 Apr 14 STRONG competition led to an excellent clearance rate at the Pinora Angus Bull sale yesterday with 41 of the 42 Angus bulls being sold.
A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.
16 Apr 14 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.
16 Apr 14 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...
THE Camperdown-based Aussie Farmers Dairy has changed its name to reflect growth in its product range and customer base.
16 Apr 14 THE Camperdown-based Aussie Farmers Dairy has changed its name to reflect growth in its product range and customer base.
ABOUT $16 million in Federal Government loans are yet to be allocated to Victorian producers.
16 Apr 14 ABOUT $16 million in Federal Government loans are yet to be allocated to Victorian producers.
SATELLITE images of a Tasmanian farm could save producers thousands of dollars in soil nutrient testing costs.
16 Apr 14 SATELLITE images of a Tasmanian farm could save producers thousands of dollars in soil nutrient testing costs.
AS 4000 hectares of former Blue Gum land in the State's west inundates the market, opportunistic farmers attended a workshop that explained how to rehabilitate barren Blue Gum land back to fertile pastures.
16 Apr 14 AS 4000 hectares of former Blue Gum land in the State's west inundates the market, opportunistic farmers attended a workshop that explained how to rehabilitate barren Blue Gum land back...
MANY major grain-producing regions of Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
16 Apr 14 MANY major grain-producing regions of Australia are enjoying their best autumn break since the 1990s.
THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a significant new milestone for Victoria’s table grape industry.
15 Apr 14 THE first ever shipment of Australian table grapes to South Korea has been sent from Robinvale, marking a significant new milestone for Victoria’s table grape industry.
IT IS crucial a national food plan comes together now - over and above political interests.
15 Apr 14  5 IT IS crucial a national food plan comes together now - over and above political interests.
SOUTH-west businesses are optimistic about the future for their export markets, member for Western Victoria David O'Brien says.
15 Apr 14 SOUTH-west businesses are optimistic about the future for their export markets, member for Western Victoria David O'Brien says.
VICTORIAN stud Spencer Family Shorthorns, Yuroke, have won their first interbreed sash at the Sydney Royal Show after 30 years of exhibiting at the event.
15 Apr 14  2 VICTORIAN stud Spencer Family Shorthorns, Yuroke, have won their first interbreed sash at the Sydney Royal Show after 30 years of exhibiting at the event.
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THIS year’s Young Auctioneers Competition gave Victorian representative Shelby Howard a headache – but it was a malady of the victorious kind.
15 Apr 14 THIS year’s Young Auctioneers Competition gave Victorian representative Shelby Howard a headache – but it was a malady of the victorious kind.
A TOMATO festival could have the potential to put a small Tasmanian community on the map, and inspire rural women along the way.
14 Apr 14 A TOMATO festival could have the potential to put a small Tasmanian community on the map, and inspire rural women along the way.
ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, but their cows found brand new homes right across Victoria and Tasmania.
14 Apr 14 ALMOST three decades of Ayrshire breeding wrapped up for one Western District family last Friday at Colac, but their cows found brand new homes right across Victoria and Tasmania.
FIVE major lamb buyers have dug deep and paid the sum of $400 a head for a pen of 10 lambs at the Bendigo saleyards today, with proceeds donated to Ronald McDonald House.
14 Apr 14 FIVE major lamb buyers have dug deep and paid the sum of $400 a head for a pen of 10 lambs at the Bendigo saleyards today, with proceeds donated to Ronald McDonald House.
11 Apr 14 ABOUT 120 people turned out to the Elders Balmoral sire evaluation field day today at Wando to review the results.
RAIN across East Gippsland and the High Country has brought smiles to many farmers' faces and brought speculative buyers along to Bairnsdale store cattle sale on Friday.
11 Apr 14 RAIN across East Gippsland and the High Country has brought smiles to many farmers' faces and brought speculative buyers along to Bairnsdale store cattle sale on Friday.  | Wet Ballarat sale dearer  | Yea heifers shine 
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Emily, have U seen what is happening to Chinas peasant farmers in their country? Cleared out and
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Hey it is pretty dumb all unifying together to make good progress if you are headed in the wrong
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jillaroo, how right you are. In fact Australian farmers still supply the lowest priced food
Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.
17 Apr 14 Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal...
A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.16 Apr 14 A TASMANIAN dairy manufacturer is hoping a new rebate package will play a big role in lifting milk production.