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Store sheep robust despite lamb wobble

THE lamb market may have developed the shakes over the past week but the store market remains strong.
THE lamb market may have developed the shakes over the past week but the store market remains strong.
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AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs $100,000 from a crowd-funded project to launch the scheme nation-wide. AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs $100,000 from a crowd-funded project to launch the scheme nation-wide.
AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets. AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets.
MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders. MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders.
GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard. GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard.
THE US grinding beef market for 90CL meat has hit all-time records and doesn't look like weakening in the near future.
4:00 AM THE US grinding beef market for 90CL meat has hit all-time records and doesn't look like weakening in the near future.
A FIGHT has erupted between John and Karen Watson of Echuca and Campaspe Shire Council over their right to farm, as encroaching residential development threatens their beef operation.
29 Jul 14 A FIGHT has erupted between John and Karen Watson of Echuca and Campaspe Shire Council over their right to farm, as encroaching residential development threatens their beef operation.
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... 
Lamb prices at the Wagga prime sheep market have tumbled $10-$17 today.
24 Jul 14 Lamb prices at the Wagga prime sheep market have tumbled $10-$17 today.
The Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday was bitterly cold, but fortunately not wet.
20 Jul 14 The Ballarat store cattle sale on Friday was bitterly cold, but fortunately not wet. | Steers to $840 at Yea  | Too much of a good spring 
MANY parts of Victoria seem to be on the way to a good spring, but unfortunately good conditions sometimes produce the most worries, vets warn.
18 Jul 14 MANY parts of Victoria seem to be on the way to a good spring, but unfortunately good conditions sometimes produce the most worries, vets warn.
THE wet weather saw some vendors withdraw cattle from the Wodonga special store cattle sale on Thursday.
17 Jul 14 THE wet weather saw some vendors withdraw cattle from the Wodonga special store cattle sale on Thursday.
ALL three levels of government want to preserve prime agricultural land, as well they should. But what really determines prime ag land?
17 Jul 14 ALL three levels of government want to preserve prime agricultural land, as well they should. But what really determines prime ag land?
A STAWELL meat exporter is confident of expanding into the Asian market.
16 Jul 14 A STAWELL meat exporter is confident of expanding into the Asian market.
Windsong Valley Firedragon of EP Cambridge Alpaca Stud shown by Catherine Lloyd of Balhannah, South Australia has claimed the supreme champion Huacaya title at the Royal Melbourne Alpaca Show.
14 Jul 14 Windsong Valley Firedragon of EP Cambridge Alpaca Stud shown by Catherine Lloyd of Balhannah, South Australia has claimed the supreme champion Huacaya title at the Royal Melbourne Alpaca...
SMALL but nice was the best way to describe the monthly Yea store sale last Friday, with 929 head penned.
13 Jul 14 SMALL but nice was the best way to describe the monthly Yea store sale last Friday, with 929 head penned. | Light steers firm at Leongatha  | Bairnsdale steady in plainer... 
The Swan Hill prime cattle market on Thursday (July 10) comprised a good quality yarding with a total of 2100 head. The regular group of processor and feedlot buyers were active plus a gallery of producers who were trying to secure feeder and store cattle, as well as the cows and calves on offer.
11 Jul 14 The Swan Hill prime cattle market on Thursday (July 10) comprised a good quality yarding with a total of 2100 head. The regular group of processor and feedlot buyers were active plus a...
BUSINESS is booming in the mohair industry and the operator behind Cedar Grange Angoras, Andrew Gossip, is reaping the benefits of the short supply and thriving global demand.
11 Jul 14 BUSINESS is booming in the mohair industry and the operator behind Cedar Grange Angoras, Andrew Gossip, is reaping the benefits of the short supply and thriving global demand.
PRICES held steady at Bairnsdale's store cattle sale today, even though there were many plainer cattle among the yarding.
11 Jul 14 PRICES held steady at Bairnsdale's store cattle sale today, even though there were many plainer cattle among the yarding. | Truro dispersal sale “superb”  | Heavy cattle to $970 at Warrnambool  | GALLERY: Bairnsdale steady in plainer...
QUALITY vendor-bred steers sold to very strong demand, which saw prices for lighter weight steers remain firm at the Leongatha store sale yesterday (July 10).
11 Jul 14 QUALITY vendor-bred steers sold to very strong demand, which saw prices for lighter weight steers remain firm at the Leongatha store sale yesterday (July 10). | Competition for Euroa breeding...  | Heavy cattle to $970 at Warrnambool 
FOUR generations and 66 years of breeding Angus cattle finished recently at the Truro Angus final dispersal sale, held at Rodwells saleyards at Heyfield.
10 Jul 14 FOUR generations and 66 years of breeding Angus cattle finished recently at the Truro Angus final dispersal sale, held at Rodwells saleyards at Heyfield. | Heavy cattle to $970 at Warrnambool  | Roof for Hamilton saleyards  | GALLERY: Truro Angus dispersal sale
SOME of Australia's most talented butchers will today (Thursday) battle it out to be the top chop at the prestigious Great Yorkshire Show, Tri-Nations Butchery Competition in the United Kingdom.
10 Jul 14 SOME of Australia's most talented butchers will today (Thursday) battle it out to be the top chop at the prestigious Great Yorkshire Show, Tri-Nations Butchery Competition in the United...
08 Jul 14 Minister for Agriculture and Food Security Peter Walsh today announced a major upgrade of Victoria’s specialist pig industry facility which will enhance the profitability of pig...
THE Victoria Police dog squad was used to catch two animal activists on the run after breaking into LT's Egg Farm in Werribee on Friday.
03 Jul 14 THE Victoria Police dog squad was used to catch two animal activists on the run after breaking into LT's Egg Farm in Werribee on Friday.
WANGARATTA stock agents and producers have escalated their push for an upgrade to the run-down saleyards after the Wangaratta Rural City council's sacking put their two-year plans on the backburner.
03 Jul 14 WANGARATTA stock agents and producers have escalated their push for an upgrade to the run-down saleyards after the Wangaratta Rural City council's sacking put their two-year plans on the...
THE HAMILTON saleyards has received a $4.5 million tick-of-approval to modernise the existing sheep yards and build a roof over the facility.
02 Jul 14 THE HAMILTON saleyards has received a $4.5 million tick-of-approval to modernise the existing sheep yards and build a roof over the facility.
HEAVIER cattle sold to solid demand at the Warrnambool winter store sale last Friday, where 1885 were yarded - well above the 1500 advertised
02 Jul 14 HEAVIER cattle sold to solid demand at the Warrnambool winter store sale last Friday, where 1885 were yarded - well above the 1500 advertised
INQUIRY was curiously cautious for breeding stock at the end of financial year sale at Euroa last Wednesday, despite the potential for outstanding grazing conditions across most of Victoria next spring.
30 Jun 14 INQUIRY was curiously cautious for breeding stock at the end of financial year sale at Euroa last Wednesday, despite the potential for outstanding grazing conditions across most of...
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Allan McCallum is a past president of Australian Oilseed Federation. It is also under his
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Spoken like a true mega merchant employee D8, with the fear in the tone that exists among that
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Maka - your question is based on one of the many non-facts I referred to in my first comment:
AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs $100,000 from a crowd-funded project to launch the scheme nation-wide.4:00 AM AN ONLINE food network is hoping to shift the balance of power away from Australia's supermarket duopoly but needs...
SEVERAL Australian dairy companies have changed hands over the past year, with the swing towards mergers and acquisitions appearing to be a wide-reaching and global trend.28 Jul 14 SEVERAL Australian dairy companies have changed hands over the past year, with the swing towards mergers and...