Feds $90m feral feline funding fix

ABOUT $90 million will be channelled through Natural Resource Management (NRM) groups during the next four years, as the Federal Government seeks to deal with the problem of feral cats – one it has identified as being of
ABOUT $90 million will be channelled through Natural Resource Management (NRM) groups during the next four years, as the Federal Government seeks to deal with the problem of feral cats – one it has identified as being of "national importance".
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AUSTRALIAN dairy industry stalwarts Ann and Lindsay Jarvis were awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council's Outstanding Service Award at an Industry Leaders Breakfast this morning in Melbourne.
AUSTRALIAN dairy industry stalwarts Ann and Lindsay Jarvis were awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council's Outstanding Service Award at an Industry Leaders Breakfast this morning in Melbourne.
PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off. PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off.
IAN and Camilla Shippen began their sheep grazing career when they bought the 1821 hectare Moulamein property, Banyandah, from Ian's parents. IAN and Camilla Shippen began their sheep grazing career when they bought the 1821 hectare Moulamein property, Banyandah, from Ian's parents.
THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry. THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry.
BUILDING a better cat trap has seen Australians beating a path to the door of a Tasmanian feral animal management consultant.
3:31 PM BUILDING a better cat trap has seen Australians beating a path to the door of a Tasmanian feral animal management consultant.
TRAVELLING in Greece as a young woman piqued Annetta Paterson's first interest in growing olive trees.
12:54 PM TRAVELLING in Greece as a young woman piqued Annetta Paterson's first interest in growing olive trees.
AUSTRALIAN dairy industry stalwarts Ann and Lindsay Jarvis were awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council's Outstanding Service Award at an Industry Leaders Breakfast this morning in Melbourne.
11:15 AM AUSTRALIAN dairy industry stalwarts Ann and Lindsay Jarvis were awarded the Australian Dairy Industry Council's Outstanding Service Award at an Industry Leaders Breakfast this morning in...
AIM for quality, not quantity, is the lesson Jim Renkin has learned from a lifetime spent farming at Lindsay Park, Lima, east of Euroa.
3:00 AM AIM for quality, not quantity, is the lesson Jim Renkin has learned from a lifetime spent farming at Lindsay Park, Lima, east of Euroa.
Cattle - Beef
FOR FATHER and son farmers Rob and Alexander McRae (pictured) the key issues at this weekend’s state election will be perennial rural concerns such as infrastructure and rural sustainability.
3:00 AM FOR FATHER and son farmers Rob and Alexander McRae (pictured) the key issues at this weekend’s state election will be perennial rural concerns such as infrastructure and rural...
CHANGES will be made to improve the competitiveness of Murray Goulburn Trading, the company’s Melbourne annual general meeting has been told.
27 Nov 14 CHANGES will be made to improve the competitiveness of Murray Goulburn Trading, the company’s Melbourne annual general meeting has been told.
YEA agents held the first of their weaner sales today, with quality cattle helping to create a solid outcome.
27 Nov 14 YEA agents held the first of their weaner sales today, with quality cattle helping to create a solid outcome.
PLANS for a $500m capital raising program, planned by dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn, should be finalised by the middle of next year.
27 Nov 14 PLANS for a $500m capital raising program, planned by dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn, should be finalised by the middle of next year.
IAN and Camilla Shippen began their sheep grazing career when they bought the 1821 hectare Moulamein property, Banyandah, from Ian's parents.
27 Nov 14 IAN and Camilla Shippen began their sheep grazing career when they bought the 1821 hectare Moulamein property, Banyandah, from Ian's parents.
WHEN it comes to selecting bulls to use over their herds, dairy farmers will have more choice when three new breeding indices become available with the April ABV release.
27 Nov 14 WHEN it comes to selecting bulls to use over their herds, dairy farmers will have more choice when three new breeding indices become available with the April ABV release.
LEADING up to Saturday's Victorian State election, Dannika Bonser looked at the key policies the major parties have announced that will affect rural voters. Both Labor and the Coalition have released an array of policies this week and although time is ticking, details of some policies have yet to be announced.
27 Nov 14 LEADING up to Saturday's Victorian State election, Dannika Bonser looked at the key policies the major parties have announced that will affect rural voters. Both Labor and the Coalition...
FOR Carboor Valley graziers Harry and Nicola Bussell, much of what they do comes down to a simple equation:
27 Nov 14  2 FOR Carboor Valley graziers Harry and Nicola Bussell, much of what they do comes down to a simple equation: "It's 80 per cent feed and 20pc breed, that's something we have known and...
Sheep - Meat
VOTERS in the bush will have to continue to lobby hard, whatever the outcome of Saturday's election, primary producers say.
27 Nov 14 VOTERS in the bush will have to continue to lobby hard, whatever the outcome of Saturday's election, primary producers say.
A DIRECT international shipping service from Tasmania is only part of the solution to the state's export issues, according to its peak agricultural body.
27 Nov 14 A DIRECT international shipping service from Tasmania is only part of the solution to the state's export issues, according to its peak agricultural body.
THE race for power in the next Victorian parliament is almost over. Dannika Bonser sat down with Jacinta Allan, who has held the shadow agriculture portfolio for just under a year and is a possible contender to carry the baton for Victorian agriculture on a world stage for the next four years, to discuss some of the key issues affecting Victorian farmers.
27 Nov 14 THE race for power in the next Victorian parliament is almost over. Dannika Bonser sat down with Jacinta Allan, who has held the shadow agriculture portfolio for just under a year and is...
AS the race for power in the next Victorian parliament draws to a close Stock & Land report Dannika Bonser met with current agriculture minister Peter Walsh to discuss policy and the major sticking points for the State's rural voters.
27 Nov 14 AS the race for power in the next Victorian parliament draws to a close Stock & Land report Dannika Bonser met with current agriculture minister Peter Walsh to discuss policy and the...
THE VFF is confident a Coalition commitment to an inquiry into grain marketer insolvencies will lead to real action on the thorny issue.
27 Nov 14 THE VFF is confident a Coalition commitment to an inquiry into grain marketer insolvencies will lead to real action on the thorny issue.
FEEDLOTS, processors and local buyers were all active at the special female cattle sale in Euroa earlier today, pushing prices to $1380 for pregnancy-tested-in-calf units.
26 Nov 14 FEEDLOTS, processors and local buyers were all active at the special female cattle sale in Euroa earlier today, pushing prices to $1380 for pregnancy-tested-in-calf units.
THERE'S been a cautious reaction to what's been described as a
26 Nov 14 THERE'S been a cautious reaction to what's been described as a "pre-feasibility" study into opening up Tasmania's Midlands to massive dairy expansion.
SINGAPORE based shipping service Swire has emerged as the front-runner in operating a direct international service from Tasmania.
26 Nov 14 SINGAPORE based shipping service Swire has emerged as the front-runner in operating a direct international service from Tasmania.
THE Hobbs family at Douglas farms in a tricky environment where it is difficult to plan for a season that might be too wet or too dry.
26 Nov 14 THE Hobbs family at Douglas farms in a tricky environment where it is difficult to plan for a season that might be too wet or too dry.
SHEEP producers could see livestock payments from processors paid on yield rather than weight, as the industry embraces breeding values that promote eating quality and meat production.
25 Nov 14  5 SHEEP producers could see livestock payments from processors paid on yield rather than weight, as the industry embraces breeding values that promote eating quality and meat production.
DAIRYTAS and Dairy Australia have chosen their Tasmanian Dairy Focus Farm, for the next two years.
25 Nov 14 DAIRYTAS and Dairy Australia have chosen their Tasmanian Dairy Focus Farm, for the next two years.
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Max, you don't have a clue. The failed Henbury Station project has nothing to do with the
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One can clearly the divergence on these two graphs, NOAA Vs
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Hi Bushie, It's called human greed.
VOTERS in the bush will have to continue to lobby hard, whatever the outcome of Saturday's election, primary producers say.
27 Nov 14 VOTERS in the bush will have to continue to lobby hard, whatever the outcome of Saturday's election, primary...
A DIRECT international shipping service from Tasmania is only part of the solution to the state's export issues, according to its peak agricultural body.27 Nov 14 A DIRECT international shipping service from Tasmania is only part of the solution to the state's export issues,...