Hamilton cattle price boost

SOUTH Australian buyers on the hunt for feeder and restocker cattle after recent rain - helped to lift prices at Hamilton yesterday.
SOUTH Australian buyers on the hunt for feeder and restocker cattle after recent rain - helped to lift prices at Hamilton yesterday.
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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
GIPPSLAND beef producers Brad and Irene Gale received the prestigious Great Southern Beef Supplier of the Year award at last week's JBS Australia supplier group awards in Melbourne.
21 May 15 GIPPSLAND beef producers Brad and Irene Gale received the prestigious Great Southern Beef Supplier of the Year award at last week's JBS Australia supplier group awards in Melbourne.
WANGARATTA farmer Greg Mirabella said the local Victorian Farmers Federation branch, of which he is president, played a key role in calling for government scrutiny of the processing sector following the buyers' boycott at Barnawartha saleyard in February.
21 May 15 WANGARATTA farmer Greg Mirabella said the local Victorian Farmers Federation branch, of which he is president, played a key role in calling for government scrutiny of the processing...
In only his first year at the top Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) job, Richard Norton has been asked to reflect on what he hopes his legacy will be.
21 May 15 In only his first year at the top Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) job, Richard Norton has been asked to reflect on what he hopes his legacy will be.
A LARGER than normal offering of store cattle was put forward at Barnawartha on Thursday, which was a direct result of the ongoing dry season and the recent change to cold conditions and high prices.
11 May 15 A LARGER than normal offering of store cattle was put forward at Barnawartha on Thursday, which was a direct result of the ongoing dry season and the recent change to cold conditions and...
FEMALE cattle were a feature of the Yea store sale on Friday, with numerous pens of cows and calves, and a large offering of heifers put forward.
11 May 15 FEMALE cattle were a feature of the Yea store sale on Friday, with numerous pens of cows and calves, and a large offering of heifers put forward.
SCANNED in-lamb Merino ewes made to a sale high of $160 a head during a small Wycheproof store sheep on Friday.
04 May 15 SCANNED in-lamb Merino ewes made to a sale high of $160 a head during a small Wycheproof store sheep on Friday.
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.
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Barnaby must be the world's first Agriculture Minister to make the US's Entertainment Tonight!
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Curious that Rob Moore thinks that scientist = money. He should have a look in the nearest CSIRO
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AUSVEG, between the supermarkets screaming in their ears and the public servants resisting
THE TASMANIAN Government has launched a new project, it claims should push up farm productivity and create jobs across the state.15 May 15 THE TASMANIAN Government has launched a new project, it claims should push up farm productivity and create jobs...
TONY Abbott says the Vic government is “ripping off” Tasmanian exporters by allowing a massive increase in charges at the Port of Melbourne.14 May 15 TONY Abbott says the Vic government is “ripping off” Tasmanian exporters by allowing a massive increase in charges...