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A better quality yarding was presented to a reasonable size crowd at Pakenham yesterday (Thursday), and demand was strong for most classes of steers and heifers offered.
A better quality yarding was presented to a reasonable size crowd at Pakenham yesterday (Thursday), and demand was strong for most classes of steers and heifers offered.
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AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations. AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations.
FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement. FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement.
MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found. MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found.
HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia. HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia.
23 Apr 14 A MUCH stronger demand than anticipated sale thrust prices for joined Angus females $186 a head higher than last year in the annual Panshanger Estate production sale.
THE value of presentation and breeding meant a very successful sale was held at Landfall Angus in Tasmania last week.
22 Apr 14 THE value of presentation and breeding meant a very successful sale was held at Landfall Angus in Tasmania last week. | Pinora Angus bulls av $5073  | White Shorthorn bulls to $10,500 
THERE was a feeling of spring in the air at Wodonga today, when a mixed quality yarding of 2000 store cattle sold to keen demand following one of the best breaks to autumn in many years.
17 Apr 14 THERE was a feeling of spring in the air at Wodonga today, when a mixed quality yarding of 2000 store cattle sold to keen demand following one of the best breaks to autumn in many years. | Quality mixed at Bairnsdale  | Wet Ballarat sale dearer 
17 Apr 14 BALLARAT livestock agents are demanding a say in the final saleyards development plans for the new Central Victorian Livestock Exchange, which is expected to be submitted within seven...
AMANDA Bayles has itchy feet.
17 Apr 14 AMANDA Bayles has itchy feet.
STRONG competition led to an excellent clearance rate at the Pinora Angus Bull sale yesterday with 41 of the 42 Angus bulls being sold.
17 Apr 14 STRONG competition led to an excellent clearance rate at the Pinora Angus Bull sale yesterday with 41 of the 42 Angus bulls being sold.
RAIN across East Gippsland and the High Country has brought smiles to many farmers' faces and brought speculative buyers along to Bairnsdale store cattle sale on Friday.
11 Apr 14 RAIN across East Gippsland and the High Country has brought smiles to many farmers' faces and brought speculative buyers along to Bairnsdale store cattle sale on Friday.  | Wet Ballarat sale dearer  | Yea heifers shine 
ALTHOUGH dearer, and considerably in places, demand for store cattle was considered “lethargic” at Ballarat store sale today.
11 Apr 14 ALTHOUGH dearer, and considerably in places, demand for store cattle was considered “lethargic” at Ballarat store sale today. | Yea heifers shine  | Cattle producers rejoice 
THERE was a very good yarding of both steers and heifers at Yea store sale on Friday, where 2700 head were offered to a large crowd in attendance.
11 Apr 14 THERE was a very good yarding of both steers and heifers at Yea store sale on Friday, where 2700 head were offered to a large crowd in attendance. | Rain buoys lamb market  | Cattle producers rejoice 
THE timely rain across much of NSW and parts of Victoria has brought with it a real sense of optimism.
10 Apr 14 THE timely rain across much of NSW and parts of Victoria has brought with it a real sense of optimism.
AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
10 Apr 14  1 AN AMBITIOUS plan to build a major regional cattle selling centre that will engulf the State's South West markets is underway.
WHAT a week it has been at all cattle sales, both fat cattle markets and store sales.
10 Apr 14 WHAT a week it has been at all cattle sales, both fat cattle markets and store sales.
BEFORE any-one gets too excited and suggests the cattle market is currently trading in a price bubble, let's put a few things into perspective.
10 Apr 14 BEFORE any-one gets too excited and suggests the cattle market is currently trading in a price bubble, let's put a few things into perspective.
09 Apr 14 THE early market draw for Leongatha Wednesday (2900 bullocks, 700 trade cattle, 1100 cows and 65 bulls drawn) led to an unprecedented decision by the Victorian Livestock Exchange to...
A COUPLE of Australian Kelpies are now doing the hard yards in South Korea, after being singled out from a Gippsland farm.
09 Apr 14 A COUPLE of Australian Kelpies are now doing the hard yards in South Korea, after being singled out from a Gippsland farm.
COMMERCIAL producers concerns about copping the cost of electronic identification (eID) of individual sheep were continued to be voiced at the inaugural Southern Prime Lamb Group tour of Western Victoria, despite studs and processors showing support for a traceable tagging system.
09 Apr 14 COMMERCIAL producers concerns about copping the cost of electronic identification (eID) of individual sheep were continued to be voiced at the inaugural Southern Prime Lamb Group tour of...
THE Leongatha prime sale is set to be inundated with cattle tomorrow, thanks to rising bullock prices over the past week.
08 Apr 14 THE Leongatha prime sale is set to be inundated with cattle tomorrow, thanks to rising bullock prices over the past week.
WHILE not as common as cattle and sheep, the curious alpaca is now becoming a familiar shape in the Australian rural landscape.
08 Apr 14 WHILE not as common as cattle and sheep, the curious alpaca is now becoming a familiar shape in the Australian rural landscape.
THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
08 Apr 14 THERE was strong demand for early calving cows at the Moraine Jerseys complete dispersal sale at the Warrnambool Livestock Selling Centre on Monday where 162 of 188 Jerseys sold to $3500.
07 Apr 14 A SOUTH Gippsland dairy farmer has pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated cruelty involving a cow with an advanced eye cancer on a property at Kongwak.
EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale.
06 Apr 14 EXPECTATIONS were high prior to the Euroa store cattle sale last Friday, a good crowd was building and there were several B-double trucks already in the carpark before the sale. | Ballarat push for saleyard success  | Colac's big buoy hits $1015 
LIVESTOCK producers need to undertake thorough pasture assessments now to identify potential renovation needs.
05 Apr 14 LIVESTOCK producers need to undertake thorough pasture assessments now to identify potential renovation needs.
05 Apr 14  1 BALLARAT City Mayor Joshua Morris has vowed to ensure the success of a new saleyards development within the city as surrounding municipalities show rival interest in the proposed...
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Because it is now in control of economic neanderthals and vandals, G Man.
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You are correct, VivKay. In Australia, Dr Fischer "attributed a declining rate of crop
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Well said VivKay. The world is no different to a farm - if you are over stocked your in
FARMERS from the Central Highlands region had their say at an information meeting held yesterday to promote Victoria’s world-class food and fibre industries and making sure farmers benefit from the growth opportunities in agriculture.23 Apr 14 FARMERS from the Central Highlands region had their say at an information meeting held yesterday to promote...
Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.
17 Apr 14 Alister Purbrick from Nagambie will be recognised at the prestigious Parade of Champions at this year’s Sydney Royal...