Campbell’s global dream

FROM visiting Russian clients' properties to entertaining international buyers in Australia, Landmark Global Exports (LGE) beef livestock buyer Campbell Ross says his job is one great adventure.
FROM visiting Russian clients' properties to entertaining international buyers in Australia, Landmark Global Exports (LGE) beef livestock buyer Campbell Ross says his job is one great adventure.
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BROADBENT Grains has bought a major grain handling facility in NSW, contributing to what is becoming one of the biggest supply chain spending sprees by the industry in more than a decade. BROADBENT Grains has bought a major grain handling facility in NSW, contributing to what is becoming one of the biggest supply chain spending sprees by the industry in more than a decade.
THE death of Australian statesman Malcolm Fraser is a sad loss for the rural community, say peers. THE death of Australian statesman Malcolm Fraser is a sad loss for the rural community, say peers.
OPINION: IT’S true that alcohol and tobacco take a greater toll on our health system, but the use of 'ice' is an acute public health issue. OPINION: IT’S true that alcohol and tobacco take a greater toll on our health system, but the use of 'ice' is an acute public health issue.
DESPITE welcome rainfall in Tasmania yesterday, willing buyers proved difficult to find at the Powranna weaner sale yesterday. DESPITE welcome rainfall in Tasmania yesterday, willing buyers proved difficult to find at the Powranna weaner sale yesterday.
IT WILL BE the end of the year, before global dairy markets rebalance, a leading industry analyst has told a Tasmanian conference.
12:06 PM IT WILL BE the end of the year, before global dairy markets rebalance, a leading industry analyst has told a Tasmanian conference.
ELLEN Grinter, 25, knows she made the right choice when she pursued a career in agriculture despite being discouraged from doing so at high school.
12:04 PM ELLEN Grinter, 25, knows she made the right choice when she pursued a career in agriculture despite being discouraged from doing so at high school.
PLANS to rapidly expand JBS Australia's Wagyu-branded products, following last year's acquisition of Andrews Meats, have highlighted supply challenges to meet the world's burgeoning demand for the premium product.
12:04 PM PLANS to rapidly expand JBS Australia's Wagyu-branded products, following last year's acquisition of Andrews Meats, have highlighted supply challenges to meet the world's burgeoning...
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COMMERCIAL producers assembled from throughout the local Scottsdale area of Tasmania and as far away as Flinders Island, Tas, for the helmsman action held at Quarter-Way Angus on Monday.
12:00 PM COMMERCIAL producers assembled from throughout the local Scottsdale area of Tasmania and as far away as Flinders Island, Tas, for the helmsman action held at Quarter-Way Angus on Monday.
WITHERSWOOD Docklands' bulls attracted strong bidding – and the highest prices – at the stud's 12th annual autumn sale at Taminick this week.
12:00 PM WITHERSWOOD Docklands' bulls attracted strong bidding – and the highest prices – at the stud's 12th annual autumn sale at Taminick this week.
LONDAVRA Angus' 21st annual bull sale at St Marys, Tasmania, reached double the stud's clearance of 2014, selling 26 of the 31 bulls on offer and averaging $4663.
11:50 AM LONDAVRA Angus' 21st annual bull sale at St Marys, Tasmania, reached double the stud's clearance of 2014, selling 26 of the 31 bulls on offer and averaging $4663.
AFTER previously selling bulls privately out of the paddock, John, Beverley and Andrew McIntyre, Chateau Limousin, decided to take their bulls to auction to
11:48 AM AFTER previously selling bulls privately out of the paddock, John, Beverley and Andrew McIntyre, Chateau Limousin, decided to take their bulls to auction to "try out something different...
BANEMORE Herefords held its 34th annual sale, on property at Penshurst last Thursday and sold 23 bulls of the 31 offered to a top of $6500 and an average of $4086.
11:20 AM BANEMORE Herefords held its 34th annual sale, on property at Penshurst last Thursday and sold 23 bulls of the 31 offered to a top of $6500 and an average of $4086.
THE buyer of the top-priced bull at Mawarra Hereford stud's annual bull sale on Monday followed up his purchase by snapping up the last bull offered as well.
11:00 AM THE buyer of the top-priced bull at Mawarra Hereford stud's annual bull sale on Monday followed up his purchase by snapping up the last bull offered as well.
FOR the second year running, the top bull sold for $16,000 at the annual Newcomen Herefords bull sale, held last Wednesday at Ensay.
10:47 AM FOR the second year running, the top bull sold for $16,000 at the annual Newcomen Herefords bull sale, held last Wednesday at Ensay.
FRESH from eating a raw Tasmanian onion, PM Tony Abbott yesterday backed up to promote another State product – milk.
9:05 AM  1 FRESH from eating a raw Tasmanian onion, PM Tony Abbott yesterday backed up to promote another State product – milk.
Corriedale entrants increased significantly at the Sydney Royal this year to 83 exhibits, about 20 more sheep than usual.
26 Mar 15 Corriedale entrants increased significantly at the Sydney Royal this year to 83 exhibits, about 20 more sheep than usual.
SUPERCHARGING ryegrass could add hundreds of dollars for each hectare of pasture, with the greatest benefits being shown in Tasmania, according to the head of the Dairy Futures CRC, David Nation.
26 Mar 15  1 SUPERCHARGING ryegrass could add hundreds of dollars for each hectare of pasture, with the greatest benefits being shown in Tasmania, according to the head of the Dairy Futures CRC,...
NUMEROUS stock agency firms throughout Victoria, South Australia, Tasmanian and NSW - many of them privately owned - are believed caught up in financial dilemma following the collapse of a live export heifer order arranged for China.
26 Mar 15  4 NUMEROUS stock agency firms throughout Victoria, South Australia, Tasmanian and NSW - many of them privately owned - are believed caught up in financial dilemma following the collapse of...
AUSTRALIA has largely been isolated from a drop in the international dairy price due to significant domestic sales, an industry conference has been told.
26 Mar 15  1 AUSTRALIA has largely been isolated from a drop in the international dairy price due to significant domestic sales, an industry conference has been told.
A DEVASTATING bushfire that ravaged Colin Seis' Gulgong, NSW, Merino property in 1979, killing his 3000-head flock and destroying the family property, was the catalyst which revolutionised his production system.
26 Mar 15 A DEVASTATING bushfire that ravaged Colin Seis' Gulgong, NSW, Merino property in 1979, killing his 3000-head flock and destroying the family property, was the catalyst which...
25 Mar 15 PETER Skillern will step into the chief executive position of the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) following former CEO Jan Davis’ decision not to seek reappointment.
VOLUME buyers wanting cattle for winter processing sought weight and condition from a larger than anticipated yarding at Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday.
24 Mar 15 VOLUME buyers wanting cattle for winter processing sought weight and condition from a larger than anticipated yarding at Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday.
THE second of Tasmania’s weaner sales found willing buyers hard to find at Powranna yesterday.
24 Mar 15 THE second of Tasmania’s weaner sales found willing buyers hard to find at Powranna yesterday.
More than 500 people attended the inaugural Gippsland Irrigation Expo last week, taking the opportunity to catch up with fellow farmers, exhibitors and the latest in irrigation technology
20 Mar 15 More than 500 people attended the inaugural Gippsland Irrigation Expo last week, taking the opportunity to catch up with fellow farmers, exhibitors and the latest in irrigation technology
The national dairy organisations of Australia, New Zealand and the United States have published a joint appeal highlighting the need for improved dairy outcomes under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.
20 Mar 15 The national dairy organisations of Australia, New Zealand and the United States have published a joint appeal highlighting the need for improved dairy outcomes under the Trans-Pacific...
DESPITE welcome rainfall in Tasmania yesterday, willing buyers proved difficult to find at the Powranna weaner sale yesterday.
20 Mar 15 DESPITE welcome rainfall in Tasmania yesterday, willing buyers proved difficult to find at the Powranna weaner sale yesterday.
WHEN Tasmania’s Garry Carpenter started in the dairy industry in 1988 he had a small farm with around 20 cows.
20 Mar 15 WHEN Tasmania’s Garry Carpenter started in the dairy industry in 1988 he had a small farm with around 20 cows.
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So if monitoring for standards wasn't working before to protect animals, how come you think they
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The NFF seems to follow popular mantras of drought subsidies etc with out ever achieving
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The problem since Landcare started is the bureaucracy that was built up to form Catchment
25 Mar 15 PETER Skillern will step into the chief executive position of the Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) following former CEO Jan Davis’ decision not to seek reappointment.
THE second of Tasmania’s weaner sales found willing buyers hard to find at Powranna yesterday.

24 Mar 15 THE second of Tasmania’s weaner sales found willing buyers hard to find at Powranna yesterday.