Merino ewes top $160

SCANNED in-lamb Merino ewes made to a sale high of $160 a head during a small Wycheproof store sheep on Friday.
SCANNED in-lamb Merino ewes made to a sale high of $160 a head during a small Wycheproof store sheep on Friday.
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SCANNED in-lamb Merino ewes made to a sale high of $160 a head during a small Wycheproof store sheep on Friday. SCANNED in-lamb Merino ewes made to a sale high of $160 a head during a small Wycheproof store sheep on Friday.
MONSANTO has approached Syngenta about a takeover that would create a giant in the market for seeds and crop chemicals with more than $US30 billion in revenue. MONSANTO has approached Syngenta about a takeover that would create a giant in the market for seeds and crop chemicals with more than $US30 billion in revenue.
THE Darling Downs is the most obese part of Australia overall, and the NSW Riverina has the highest proportion of obese residents. THE Darling Downs is the most obese part of Australia overall, and the NSW Riverina has the highest proportion of obese residents.
FORMER Independent MP Tony Windsor has left few of his old political adversaries standing in his recently released autobiography. FORMER Independent MP Tony Windsor has left few of his old political adversaries standing in his recently released autobiography.
LEONGATHA agents offered a mixed yarding of cattle last Thursday, which was in direct contrast to their previous fortnightly sale.
04 May 15 LEONGATHA agents offered a mixed yarding of cattle last Thursday, which was in direct contrast to their previous fortnightly sale.
MONARO Livestock & Property (MLP) held their second and final annual calf sale at Cooma last week, with prices $60-$100 a head dearer.
04 May 15 MONARO Livestock & Property (MLP) held their second and final annual calf sale at Cooma last week, with prices $60-$100 a head dearer.
Premier Daniel Andrews and his cabinet continued on their charm offence to appeal to regional and rural voters by announcing more funding initiatives today.
30 Apr 15 Premier Daniel Andrews and his cabinet continued on their charm offence to appeal to regional and rural voters by announcing more funding initiatives today.
There is a tsunami of wild dogs and more needs to be done to get rid of them as they impact on farming and peri-urban areas across Australia.
30 Apr 15 There is a tsunami of wild dogs and more needs to be done to get rid of them as they impact on farming and peri-urban areas across Australia.
MONARO Livestock & Property, Cooma, NSW, offered their second and the last calf sale of the Monaro high plains for 2015, to a smaller but very enthusiastic crowd.
30 Apr 15 MONARO Livestock & Property, Cooma, NSW, offered their second and the last calf sale of the Monaro high plains for 2015, to a smaller but very enthusiastic crowd.
STORE cattle values ascended to new heights thanks to keen feeder demand at Warrnambool on Friday.
27 Apr 15 STORE cattle values ascended to new heights thanks to keen feeder demand at Warrnambool on Friday.
THE Pakenham fortnightly sale on Thursday consisted mainly of well-bred lines of cattle.
24 Apr 15 THE Pakenham fortnightly sale on Thursday consisted mainly of well-bred lines of cattle.
OUTSTANDING feeder demand drove steer and heifer prices to extremes at Ballarat’s monthly store cattle market on Friday.
20 Apr 15 OUTSTANDING feeder demand drove steer and heifer prices to extremes at Ballarat’s monthly store cattle market on Friday.
A BIG crowd gathered for the annual Bombala, NSW, calf sale last week, where a small amount of South Gippsland competition competed with feedlot buyers and local producers to secure quality bred steers and heifers.
20 Apr 15 A BIG crowd gathered for the annual Bombala, NSW, calf sale last week, where a small amount of South Gippsland competition competed with feedlot buyers and local producers to secure...
THE forecast of a general rain along northern border regions halved advertised numbers offered at the Independent Agents’ monthly store cattle sale at the NVLX Barnawartha saleyards yesterday.
17 Apr 15 THE forecast of a general rain along northern border regions halved advertised numbers offered at the Independent Agents’ monthly store cattle sale at the NVLX Barnawartha saleyards...
BEEF producers – both commercial and seedstock – have plenty of work to do to catch up to the profitability of sheep enterprises, according to livestock consultants from both sides of the fence.
16 Apr 15  2 BEEF producers – both commercial and seedstock – have plenty of work to do to catch up to the profitability of sheep enterprises, according to livestock consultants from both sides of...
DIRECT contracts between producers and processors are threatening market transparency and will affect industry negotiating power within five years.
16 Apr 15  1 DIRECT contracts between producers and processors are threatening market transparency and will affect industry negotiating power within five years.
QUEENSLAND'S online processor auction Bid the Grid is a step closer to being launched in Victoria and NSW, with its developers, Landmark and AuctionsPlus, preparing to conduct weekly sales from June this year.
16 Apr 15  1 QUEENSLAND'S online processor auction Bid the Grid is a step closer to being launched in Victoria and NSW, with its developers, Landmark and AuctionsPlus, preparing to conduct weekly...
THOUSANDS of heifers stuck in quarantine following Carpenter International's failed China deal look unlikely to be sold on to the broader Asian market, according to the facilitating agency.
15 Apr 15 THOUSANDS of heifers stuck in quarantine following Carpenter International's failed China deal look unlikely to be sold on to the broader Asian market, according to the facilitating...
MARKET monopolies, rural rates, black-spots and coal-seam gas fracking lead the race as issues to be addressed at the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) state conference in June, to be held at Bendigo.
15 Apr 15  1 MARKET monopolies, rural rates, black-spots and coal-seam gas fracking lead the race as issues to be addressed at the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) state conference in June, to be...
PRICES were extremely disappointing at the annual Bothwell beef weaner sale in southern Tasmania last Thursday.
13 Apr 15 PRICES were extremely disappointing at the annual Bothwell beef weaner sale in southern Tasmania last Thursday.
At Yea’s store cattle sale today, prices for steers back on the previous month’s sale.
10 Apr 15 At Yea’s store cattle sale today, prices for steers back on the previous month’s sale.
A group of leading chefs, restaurateurs and butchers from Japan have landed in Victoria in search of new opportunities to import Victoria’s quality lamb produce.
07 Apr 15 A group of leading chefs, restaurateurs and butchers from Japan have landed in Victoria in search of new opportunities to import Victoria’s quality lamb produce.
It might be beautiful and the treasure of the high country but, unless the fuel on the ground is cleared, the Bluff Range is an accident waiting to happen.
07 Apr 15 It might be beautiful and the treasure of the high country but, unless the fuel on the ground is cleared, the Bluff Range is an accident waiting to happen.
Monaro Livestock & Property (MLP) held their annual calf sale, Wednesday, April 1, but there was no April Fools. A high quality yarding, due to an excellent season, and the exceptional high plains breeding, sold to very strong competition.
02 Apr 15 Monaro Livestock & Property (MLP) held their annual calf sale, Wednesday, April 1, but there was no April Fools. A high quality yarding, due to an excellent season, and the exceptional...
Rutherglen may be a long way to come to study strategies to improve ruminant performance and meat quality, but that didn’t discourage Italian university student Gianluca Baldi.
01 Apr 15 Rutherglen may be a long way to come to study strategies to improve ruminant performance and meat quality, but that didn’t discourage Italian university student Gianluca Baldi.
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  10 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...
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.
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I agree with Bill. It should be added that the producer needs to find a cheaper, cleaner path to
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There's no doubt the processors are finished as Mr Braithewaite says; so we need a deregulated
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WTF - thanks for the reply to my comment . I did not write that I doubted your capacity to
RURAL Victoria has missed out on its “fair share” of this year’s budget, according to the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF).05 May 15 RURAL Victoria has missed out on its “fair share” of this year’s budget, according to the Victorian Farmers...
A Victorian agriculture college has been voted among the top education experiences in the country.05 May 15 A Victorian agriculture college has been voted among the top education experiences in the country.