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TEACHERS across Australia are about to receive new resources aimed at encouraging primary and secondary schools to introduce agriculture in the classroom - and right across the curriculum.
TEACHERS across Australia are about to receive new resources aimed at encouraging primary and secondary schools to introduce agriculture in the classroom - and right across the curriculum.
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TEACHERS across Australia are about to receive new resources aimed at encouraging primary and secondary schools to introduce agriculture in the classroom - and right across the curriculum. TEACHERS across Australia are about to receive new resources aimed at encouraging primary and secondary schools to introduce agriculture in the classroom - and right across the curriculum.
ONE couple's ambitions to get a foothold in the northern beef industry has been helped by investor Brett Blundy. ONE couple's ambitions to get a foothold in the northern beef industry has been helped by investor Brett Blundy.
IT'S “business as usual” for the farm machinery market with sales across most product sectors showing only a slight decline after three strong years. IT'S “business as usual” for the farm machinery market with sales across most product sectors showing only a slight decline after three strong years.
ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman. ANIMAL activists are harming the hard-earned reputation of the RSPCA by clouding community perception, says NSW CEO Steve Coleman.
Winter has really hit in Gippsland and this was evident at the Leongatha store sale yesterday, with agents offering a very small and mixed quality yarding.
25 Jul 14 Winter has really hit in Gippsland and this was evident at the Leongatha store sale yesterday, with agents offering a very small and mixed quality yarding. | Wet sees numbers down at Wodonga  | Demand strong at cheaper... 
THE saga on Murray Goulburn employees striking over a pay dispute continued last week when the dairy co-operative took the issue to the Fair Work Commission.
25 Jul 14 THE saga on Murray Goulburn employees striking over a pay dispute continued last week when the dairy co-operative took the issue to the Fair Work Commission.
Opportunities to build beef profits at an industry and single farm level tied together the presentations at the South West Beef Conference yesterday.
25 Jul 14 Opportunities to build beef profits at an industry and single farm level tied together the presentations at the South West Beef Conference yesterday.
24 Jul 14 Lamb prices at the Wagga prime sheep market have tumbled $10-$17 today.
Australia should follow the United Kingdom’s lead and put in place a plan to source government-procured food from local suppliers and producers, says a leading Australian vegetable growers body.
23 Jul 14 Australia should follow the United Kingdom’s lead and put in place a plan to source government-procured food from local suppliers and producers, says a leading Australian vegetable...
Farmers are invited to attend a half-day herbicide resistance workshop on next Friday (August 1) at Mulwala.
23 Jul 14 Farmers are invited to attend a half-day herbicide resistance workshop on next Friday (August 1) at Mulwala.
A WHOLE new legion of primary school kids will get the opportunity take part in Dairy Australia’s popular Picasso Cows program, which has been expanded this year.
23 Jul 14 A WHOLE new legion of primary school kids will get the opportunity take part in Dairy Australia’s popular Picasso Cows program, which has been expanded this year.
THE Prime SAMM supreme exhibit awarded at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show left judge Mat Lacey of Griffith, NSW, gushing with excitement for the breed's future.
23 Jul 14 THE Prime SAMM supreme exhibit awarded at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show left judge Mat Lacey of Griffith, NSW, gushing with excitement for the breed's future.
QUALITY South Suffolks presented by the two exhibitors at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show last Friday made it a challenge for judge Geoff Gale of Monarto, South Australia, to crown one supreme winner.
23 Jul 14 QUALITY South Suffolks presented by the two exhibitors at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show last Friday made it a challenge for judge Geoff Gale of Monarto, South Australia, to crown one...
WHILE there was only one exhibitor in the Romney and East Friesian events at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show, quality animals and passionate young breeders filled the show ring.
23 Jul 14 WHILE there was only one exhibitor in the Romney and East Friesian events at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show, quality animals and passionate young breeders filled the show ring.
NORTH of the border smashed the major titles during the Poll Dorset judging at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
23 Jul 14 NORTH of the border smashed the major titles during the Poll Dorset judging at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show.
ENTRIES are now open for the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show Fleece Competition, which showcases more than 140 top quality fleeces from across Australia.
23 Jul 14 ENTRIES are now open for the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show Fleece Competition, which showcases more than 140 top quality fleeces from across Australia.
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The Australian dairy industry has until next Friday (August 1) to enter the 2014 Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, on from September 14 to 16 at Melbourne Showgrounds.
23 Jul 14 The Australian dairy industry has until next Friday (August 1) to enter the 2014 Royal Melbourne Dairy Show, on from September 14 to 16 at Melbourne Showgrounds.
22 Jul 14  1 More residents in Wannon, an electoral division in south-west Victoria will have access super-fast broadband with the announcement that construction has started in Balmoral, Macarthur...
Entries have been extended for the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle and Beef Carcase Competitions.
22 Jul 14 Entries have been extended for the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle and Beef Carcase Competitions.
The world’s first continent-scale nature discovery project, Bush Blitz, is being extended to broaden the search for Australia’s least known plant and animal species.
22 Jul 14 The world’s first continent-scale nature discovery project, Bush Blitz, is being extended to broaden the search for Australia’s least known plant and animal species.
DAVID Kennedy was awarded his fourth Professional Bull Riders Australia (PBR) title on Saturday night at Allphones Arena in Sydney.
22 Jul 14 DAVID Kennedy was awarded his fourth Professional Bull Riders Australia (PBR) title on Saturday night at Allphones Arena in Sydney.
In a world-first, hundreds of international researchers, policy makers, students and industry specialists will gather in Canberra from September 8 to 12, to focus on harnessing the best environmental, welfare and food supply outcomes from animal production.
22 Jul 14 In a world-first, hundreds of international researchers, policy makers, students and industry specialists will gather in Canberra from September 8 to 12, to focus on harnessing the best...
The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) is calling on south-east Australian goat breeders to enter the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show Goat Competition, with entries now open.
22 Jul 14 The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) is calling on south-east Australian goat breeders to enter the 2014 Royal Melbourne Show Goat Competition, with entries now open.
COMPETITION was strong across the Merino fleece spectrum at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show ram sale on Monday.
21 Jul 14  1 COMPETITION was strong across the Merino fleece spectrum at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show ram sale on Monday.
PHIL and Kim Hartwich, Mt Challicum Merino Stud, have taken out the grand champion fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition in Bendigo with an ultrafine Merino fleece.
21 Jul 14 PHIL and Kim Hartwich, Mt Challicum Merino Stud, have taken out the grand champion fleece title at the Australian Fleece Competition in Bendigo with an ultrafine Merino fleece.
STRONGER opening season milk prices, burgeoning demand from China and growing farmer confidence about the industry’s future are the backdrop to the Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum scheduled for September.
21 Jul 14 STRONGER opening season milk prices, burgeoning demand from China and growing farmer confidence about the industry’s future are the backdrop to the Australian Dairy Farm Investment Forum...
MAKING More From Sheep (MMFS) is ready to move into the next era of helping producers deliver greater profit from their sheep enterprise.
21 Jul 14 MAKING More From Sheep (MMFS) is ready to move into the next era of helping producers deliver greater profit from their sheep enterprise.
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TEACHERS across Australia are about to receive new resources aimed at encouraging primary and secondary schools to introduce agriculture in the classroom - and right across the curriculum.25 Jul 14 TEACHERS across Australia are about to receive new resources aimed at encouraging primary and secondary schools to...
THE saga on Murray Goulburn employees striking over a pay dispute continued last week when the dairy co-operative took the issue to the Fair Work Commission.25 Jul 14 THE saga on Murray Goulburn employees striking over a pay dispute continued last week when the dairy co-operative...