Ballarat steers to $1000

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.
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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.
STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer. STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
A project driven by Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) has proved electronic National Vendor Declarations (eNVDs) are technologically possible and there is a groundswell of support from industry to have them introduced nationally as quickly as possible, LSAV's executive officer Mark McDonald said.
21 Nov 14 A project driven by Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) has proved electronic National Vendor Declarations (eNVDs) are technologically possible and there is a groundswell...
If the agriculture sector wants to take advantage of high value niche opportunities in global markets, a more rapid uptake and leverage of innovation is a must, a leading market expert said today.
21 Nov 14 If the agriculture sector wants to take advantage of high value niche opportunities in global markets, a more rapid uptake and leverage of innovation is a must, a leading market expert...
JBS Australia has announced its Tasmanian and King Island Producers of the Year at an inaugural 'premium producer forum' and dinner held last night in Launceston.
21 Nov 14 JBS Australia has announced its Tasmanian and King Island Producers of the Year at an inaugural 'premium producer forum' and dinner held last night in Launceston.
ROSS and Andrea Hehir's rapid grain storage expansion at their Rand, NSW site has been rewarded with bumper, quality crops.
21 Nov 14 ROSS and Andrea Hehir's rapid grain storage expansion at their Rand, NSW site has been rewarded with bumper, quality crops.
THE Tasmanian Government should develop legislation to allow the use of medicinal cannabis, under medical supervision, an Upper House committee has recommended.
20 Nov 14 THE Tasmanian Government should develop legislation to allow the use of medicinal cannabis, under medical supervision, an Upper House committee has recommended.
STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
20 Nov 14  1 STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
THE TASMANIAN Government has pledged more than $300,000 will be put towards tackling the downy mildew outbreak, currently affecting the state’s poppy industry.
20 Nov 14 THE TASMANIAN Government has pledged more than $300,000 will be put towards tackling the downy mildew outbreak, currently affecting the state’s poppy industry.
DEVELOPERS of the $20 million Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange (NVLX) expect to attract producers with direct processor contracts back into the saleyards, with a target to sell 250,000 cattle annually within five years.
20 Nov 14 DEVELOPERS of the $20 million Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange (NVLX) expect to attract producers with direct processor contracts back into the saleyards, with a target to sell...
A CLEAR winner of Australia's freshly-signed free trade agreement with China is the State's dairy industry, but its success is in the hands of industry bodies according to dairy advocate Lisa Dwyer.
20 Nov 14  1 A CLEAR winner of Australia's freshly-signed free trade agreement with China is the State's dairy industry, but its success is in the hands of industry bodies according to dairy advocate...
REGIONAL Infrastructure Australia (RIPL) has fast established a reputation as the principal backer of the country's saleyards, continuing its reign as the biggest investor in the Australian livestock supply chain in recent years.
20 Nov 14 REGIONAL Infrastructure Australia (RIPL) has fast established a reputation as the principal backer of the country's saleyards, continuing its reign as the biggest investor in the...
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 in early 2015.
FEDERAL investment in Tasmania's irrigation projects is urgently required, or the program will grind to a halt, according to the scheme's head.
19 Nov 14 FEDERAL investment in Tasmania's irrigation projects is urgently required, or the program will grind to a halt, according to the scheme's head.
Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many deals fuelled by the historic China-Australia free trade agreement.
19 Nov 14 Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many...
THE Victorian government has broken its silence on drought relief, announcing a $30 million package for parched farms across the State.
19 Nov 14  1 THE Victorian government has broken its silence on drought relief, announcing a $30 million package for parched farms across the State.
TASMANIAN milk production hit a record high of more than 800 million litres (ML) last financial year.
18 Nov 14 TASMANIAN milk production hit a record high of more than 800 million litres (ML) last financial year.
SEASONAL conditions saw good lines of cattle to be sold at Bairnsdale's cattle sale last Friday, with prices dearer across the board.
18 Nov 14 SEASONAL conditions saw good lines of cattle to be sold at Bairnsdale's cattle sale last Friday, with prices dearer across the board.
A smartphone and tablet app has been developed that could saves the lives of Victorians who are deaf or hard of hearing this fire season.
18 Nov 14 A smartphone and tablet app has been developed that could saves the lives of Victorians who are deaf or hard of hearing this fire season.
THE State Government has carried out less than 50 per cent of the public land planned burns recommended by the Bushfires Royal Commission.
18 Nov 14 THE State Government has carried out less than 50 per cent of the public land planned burns recommended by the Bushfires Royal Commission.
YOUNG first cross ewes have again met solid demand at annual crossbred sales, with a sale high of $210 a head paid at Bendigo on Friday.
17 Nov 14 YOUNG first cross ewes have again met solid demand at annual crossbred sales, with a sale high of $210 a head paid at Bendigo on Friday.
THE new Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange, situated on the outskirts of Wodonga, is on track to be ready for its first sales early next year.
17 Nov 14 THE new Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange, situated on the outskirts of Wodonga, is on track to be ready for its first sales early next year.
FIRST cross young ewes and ewe lambs met enthusiastic demand at the Edenhope breeders' sale on Thursday.
17 Nov 14 FIRST cross young ewes and ewe lambs met enthusiastic demand at the Edenhope breeders' sale on Thursday.
YEA agents offered a larger and good quality offering of store cattle today, with competition coming from feedlots, locals and Gippsland buyers.
14 Nov 14 YEA agents offered a larger and good quality offering of store cattle today, with competition coming from feedlots, locals and Gippsland buyers.
VICTORIAN riders will be favourites in many events when an Australian Professional Rodeo Association event is held at Kapunda in South Australia this Saturday.
14 Nov 14 VICTORIAN riders will be favourites in many events when an Australian Professional Rodeo Association event is held at Kapunda in South Australia this Saturday.
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Nico on numerous occasions you bag on about following the money trail. Well perhaps you should
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We should pump as much CO2 out as we can - get sea levels rising as quick as possible - more
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Interesting that the mega Corporations like Coles, so vigorously fight for free and open markets
REGIONAL Infrastructure Australia (RIPL) has fast established a reputation as the principal backer of the country's saleyards, continuing its reign as the biggest investor in the Australian livestock supply chain in recent years. 
20 Nov 14 REGIONAL Infrastructure Australia (RIPL) has fast established a reputation as the principal backer of the country's...
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...