Hemp chance missed: Tas Gov, growers

A DECISION by Australian and NZ health ministers to reject low-THC hemp in food has been described as
A DECISION by Australian and NZ health ministers to reject low-THC hemp in food has been described as "a missed opportunity".
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PAKENHAM agents advertised a small offering 850 head for their fortnightly store cattle market yesterday, with prices fetching a high of $1140 a head for Angus steers. PAKENHAM agents advertised a small offering 850 head for their fortnightly store cattle market yesterday, with prices fetching a high of $1140 a head for Angus steers.
'PRECIOUS cargo' would be one way to describe a bale of wool that boarded a jet bound for Italy last week. 'PRECIOUS cargo' would be one way to describe a bale of wool that boarded a jet bound for Italy last week.
A FEATURE display of pregnancy tested in-calf (PTIC) Angus heifers made $1150-$1230 a head at Kyneton’s monthly store cattle yesterday, where 700 head were offered keen local and feedlot inquiry. A FEATURE display of pregnancy tested in-calf (PTIC) Angus heifers made $1150-$1230 a head at Kyneton’s monthly store cattle yesterday, where 700 head were offered keen local and feedlot inquiry.
THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step down as Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) chief executive officer, effective from April 2015. THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step down as Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) chief executive officer, effective from April 2015.
DRINKERS of raw milk have been left with a bitter taste in their mouths. That's because Victoria Consumer Affairs Minister Jane Garrett ordered a gag-inducing chemical to be poured into all raw milk sold in stores from Sunday, ensuring no one is able to drink it.
30 Jan 15 DRINKERS of raw milk have been left with a bitter taste in their mouths. That's because Victoria Consumer Affairs Minister Jane Garrett ordered a gag-inducing chemical to be poured into...
PAKENHAM agents advertised a small offering 850 head for their fortnightly store cattle market yesterday, with prices fetching a high of $1140 a head for Angus steers.
30 Jan 15 PAKENHAM agents advertised a small offering 850 head for their fortnightly store cattle market yesterday, with prices fetching a high of $1140 a head for Angus steers.
THE world's best Poll Hereford cow may be grazing the pastures north of Holbrook, NSW.
30 Jan 15 THE world's best Poll Hereford cow may be grazing the pastures north of Holbrook, NSW.
Cattle - Beef
'PRECIOUS cargo' would be one way to describe a bale of wool that boarded a jet bound for Italy last week.
30 Jan 15 'PRECIOUS cargo' would be one way to describe a bale of wool that boarded a jet bound for Italy last week.
Sheep - Wool
A FEATURE display of pregnancy tested in-calf (PTIC) Angus heifers made $1150-$1230 a head at Kyneton’s monthly store cattle yesterday, where 700 head were offered keen local and feedlot inquiry.
29 Jan 15 A FEATURE display of pregnancy tested in-calf (PTIC) Angus heifers made $1150-$1230 a head at Kyneton’s monthly store cattle yesterday, where 700 head were offered keen local and feedlot...
Cattle - Beef
THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step down as Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) chief executive officer, effective from April 2015.
29 Jan 15 THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step down as Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) chief executive officer,...
THE Tasmanian Government has moved to cut red tape around the state's industrial hemp industry.
29 Jan 15  2 THE Tasmanian Government has moved to cut red tape around the state's industrial hemp industry.
A CONFLICT of views has seen the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) president Tyran Jones step down from his role, effective yesterday.
29 Jan 15 A CONFLICT of views has seen the United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) president Tyran Jones step down from his role, effective yesterday.
THE unusual wet weather patterns across much of NSW and parts of Victoria this summer has brought with it a real sense of optimism.
29 Jan 15 THE unusual wet weather patterns across much of NSW and parts of Victoria this summer has brought with it a real sense of optimism.
FAT cattle markets of the week leading up to the Australia Day weekend, January 19 to 22, were overwhelmed by the number of cattle consigned.
29 Jan 15 FAT cattle markets of the week leading up to the Australia Day weekend, January 19 to 22, were overwhelmed by the number of cattle consigned.
Studs in the Albury, Cooma and Holbrook regions of southern NSW opened their gates for day two of Beef Week today.
28 Jan 15 Studs in the Albury, Cooma and Holbrook regions of southern NSW opened their gates for day two of Beef Week today.
Cattle - Beef
THE first Victorian Australian White sale showed great promise, with Ardene Australian Whites' top-priced ram reaching an impressive $5000 last week.
28 Jan 15 THE first Victorian Australian White sale showed great promise, with Ardene Australian Whites' top-priced ram reaching an impressive $5000 last week.
DRAWING lines on maps to determine who gets drought assistance, or not, has always created inequities.
28 Jan 15 DRAWING lines on maps to determine who gets drought assistance, or not, has always created inequities.
TASMANIAN cherries are being sold on China's largest online shopping platform, TMall.
28 Jan 15 TASMANIAN cherries are being sold on China's largest online shopping platform, TMall.
COUNCILS in Tasmania's north and south are forging ahead with plans to introduce strict cat control measures.
28 Jan 15 COUNCILS in Tasmania's north and south are forging ahead with plans to introduce strict cat control measures.
CONCESSIONAL loans for farmers directly impacted by the recent fires in Victoria’s West and North East have been announced today.
28 Jan 15 CONCESSIONAL loans for farmers directly impacted by the recent fires in Victoria’s West and North East have been announced today.
CARISBROOK farmer Alison Teese was awarded a Medal of Order of Australia (OAM) for services to conservation and the environment in this year’s Australia Day Awards.
28 Jan 15 CARISBROOK farmer Alison Teese was awarded a Medal of Order of Australia (OAM) for services to conservation and the environment in this year’s Australia Day Awards.
THE country’s biggest on-farm open day, Stock & Land Beef Week, kicked off today in southern NSW with 16 studs opening their gates to visitors.
27 Jan 15 THE country’s biggest on-farm open day, Stock & Land Beef Week, kicked off today in southern NSW with 16 studs opening their gates to visitors.
Cattle - Beef
NEWLY sworn-in Victorian Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has been told by a group of east Wimmera farmers that infrastructure and telecommunications reform are on top of their list of priorities for the new Victorian Government.
27 Jan 15 NEWLY sworn-in Victorian Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford has been told by a group of east Wimmera farmers that infrastructure and telecommunications reform are on top of their...
AUSTRALIAN Professional Rodeo Association executive board chairman Russell Collins believes hosting the 2015 National Finals Rodeo in Warwick will be a case of combining the best of the best in rodeo and campdrafting.
26 Jan 15 AUSTRALIAN Professional Rodeo Association executive board chairman Russell Collins believes hosting the 2015 National Finals Rodeo in Warwick will be a case of combining the best of the...
THE Morham family are accidental stud breeders of sorts.
26 Jan 15 THE Morham family are accidental stud breeders of sorts.
Cattle - Beef
AFTER 40 years breeding and running Poll Herefords, Mount Difficult stud principal Ted Cole says working cattle was somewhat different to his day job.
26 Jan 15 AFTER 40 years breeding and running Poll Herefords, Mount Difficult stud principal Ted Cole says working cattle was somewhat different to his day job.
Cattle - Beef
FERRUCCIO Tonini of Glenpoll Poll Hereford Stud, Glenrowan, follows one strict breeding motto: keep things efficient.
25 Jan 15 FERRUCCIO Tonini of Glenpoll Poll Hereford Stud, Glenrowan, follows one strict breeding motto: keep things efficient.
Cattle - Beef
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Typically superficial and simplistic. The WA wheatbelt covers a vast area from north to south to
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Abbott says he will lead the coalition at the next federal election - what a load of bulla.
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what an amusing little article this is. Two pages of how good everything is in the west and then
DRINKERS of raw milk have been left with a bitter taste in their mouths. That's because Victoria Consumer Affairs Minister Jane Garrett ordered a gag-inducing chemical to be poured into all raw milk sold in stores from Sunday, ensuring no one is able to drink it.30 Jan 15 DRINKERS of raw milk have been left with a bitter taste in their mouths. That's because Victoria Consumer Affairs...
THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step down as Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) chief executive officer, effective from April 2015.29 Jan 15 THE second major resignation for the dairy sector in one day has seen Natalie Collard reveal her decision to step...