Yea steers hit 235c/kg

YEA agents held the first of their weaner sales today, with quality cattle helping to create a solid outcome.
YEA agents held the first of their weaner sales today, with quality cattle helping to create a solid outcome.
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PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off. PHILLIP Hughes was a grounded young man, who never lost his passion for life on the land as his cricketing career took off.
IAN and Camilla Shippen began their sheep grazing career when they bought the 1821 hectare Moulamein property, Banyandah, from Ian's parents. IAN and Camilla Shippen began their sheep grazing career when they bought the 1821 hectare Moulamein property, Banyandah, from Ian's parents.
WHEN it comes to selecting bulls to use over their herds, dairy farmers will have more choice when three new breeding indices become available with the April ABV release. WHEN it comes to selecting bulls to use over their herds, dairy farmers will have more choice when three new breeding indices become available with the April ABV release.
THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry. THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry.
FEEDLOTS, processors and local buyers were all active at the special female cattle sale in Euroa earlier today, pushing prices to $1380 for pregnancy-tested-in-calf units.
26 Nov 14 FEEDLOTS, processors and local buyers were all active at the special female cattle sale in Euroa earlier today, pushing prices to $1380 for pregnancy-tested-in-calf units.
SHEEP producers could see livestock payments from processors paid on yield rather than weight, as the industry embraces breeding values that promote eating quality and meat production.
25 Nov 14  5 SHEEP producers could see livestock payments from processors paid on yield rather than weight, as the industry embraces breeding values that promote eating quality and meat production.
BENALLA agents Rodwells and Landmark held their annual special sheep sale on Friday, offering 9500 head to an enthusiastic field of buyers.
24 Nov 14 BENALLA agents Rodwells and Landmark held their annual special sheep sale on Friday, offering 9500 head to an enthusiastic field of buyers.
CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000.
21 Nov 14 CATTLE at the Ballarat store sale, held earlier today, met solid demand - with older heavier steers topping at $1000.
A project driven by Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) has proved electronic National Vendor Declarations (eNVDs) are technologically possible and there is a groundswell of support from industry to have them introduced nationally as quickly as possible, LSAV's executive officer Mark McDonald said.
21 Nov 14 A project driven by Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) has proved electronic National Vendor Declarations (eNVDs) are technologically possible and there is a groundswell...
JBS Australia has announced its Tasmanian and King Island Producers of the Year at an inaugural 'premium producer forum' and dinner held last night in Launceston.
21 Nov 14 JBS Australia has announced its Tasmanian and King Island Producers of the Year at an inaugural 'premium producer forum' and dinner held last night in Launceston.
STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
20 Nov 14  1 STORE cattle prices sold above expectations at Wodonga earlier today, where 2224 head went under the hammer.
DEVELOPERS of the $20 million Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange (NVLX) expect to attract producers with direct processor contracts back into the saleyards, with a target to sell 250,000 cattle annually within five years.
20 Nov 14 DEVELOPERS of the $20 million Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange (NVLX) expect to attract producers with direct processor contracts back into the saleyards, with a target to sell...
A CLEAR winner of Australia's freshly-signed free trade agreement with China is the State's dairy industry, but its success is in the hands of industry bodies according to dairy advocate Lisa Dwyer.
20 Nov 14  1 A CLEAR winner of Australia's freshly-signed free trade agreement with China is the State's dairy industry, but its success is in the hands of industry bodies according to dairy advocate...
Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many deals fuelled by the historic China-Australia free trade agreement.
19 Nov 14 Chinese giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy farms and processing plants as part of a deal with ASX-listed Freedom Foods in what could be the first of many...
SEASONAL conditions saw good lines of cattle to be sold at Bairnsdale's cattle sale last Friday, with prices dearer across the board.
18 Nov 14 SEASONAL conditions saw good lines of cattle to be sold at Bairnsdale's cattle sale last Friday, with prices dearer across the board.
YOUNG first cross ewes have again met solid demand at annual crossbred sales, with a sale high of $210 a head paid at Bendigo on Friday.
17 Nov 14 YOUNG first cross ewes have again met solid demand at annual crossbred sales, with a sale high of $210 a head paid at Bendigo on Friday.
THE new Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange, situated on the outskirts of Wodonga, is on track to be ready for its first sales early next year.
17 Nov 14 THE new Northern Victorian Livestock Exchange, situated on the outskirts of Wodonga, is on track to be ready for its first sales early next year.
FIRST cross young ewes and ewe lambs met enthusiastic demand at the Edenhope breeders' sale on Thursday.
17 Nov 14 FIRST cross young ewes and ewe lambs met enthusiastic demand at the Edenhope breeders' sale on Thursday.
YEA agents offered a larger and good quality offering of store cattle today, with competition coming from feedlots, locals and Gippsland buyers.
14 Nov 14 YEA agents offered a larger and good quality offering of store cattle today, with competition coming from feedlots, locals and Gippsland buyers.
AGENTS are preparing for a
13 Nov 14 AGENTS are preparing for a "phenomenal" influx of stock to hit the market as farmers in the Western District offload numbers to battle with decade-low rainfall.
THE development of the world-first Live Export Global Assurance Program (LEGAP) for the industry has been praised as a breakthrough for animal welfare standards across the globe.
11 Nov 14  7 THE development of the world-first Live Export Global Assurance Program (LEGAP) for the industry has been praised as a breakthrough for animal welfare standards across the globe.
AUSTRALIA is being ranked against the rest of the world to analyse where it stands compared to rival export nations' animal welfare standards and practices.
10 Nov 14 AUSTRALIA is being ranked against the rest of the world to analyse where it stands compared to rival export nations' animal welfare standards and practices.
THE complete dispersal sale of the Old Kentucky Angus and Blonde d'Aquitaine herds was exceptional for a number of reasons.
10 Nov 14 THE complete dispersal sale of the Old Kentucky Angus and Blonde d'Aquitaine herds was exceptional for a number of reasons.
THE complete dispersal of the Tarcoola beef herd drew a good crowd of keen onlookers and healthy bidding competition at last Thursday's Wodonga store cattle sale.
10 Nov 14 THE complete dispersal of the Tarcoola beef herd drew a good crowd of keen onlookers and healthy bidding competition at last Thursday's Wodonga store cattle sale.
EUROA was the scene of a small and solid store cattle market on Friday, but with the election looming - it also became the focal point for political announcements.
10 Nov 14 EUROA was the scene of a small and solid store cattle market on Friday, but with the election looming - it also became the focal point for political announcements.
MERINO ewes represented exceptionally good buying at Swan Hill store sheep sale today.
07 Nov 14 MERINO ewes represented exceptionally good buying at Swan Hill store sheep sale today.
A SUNNY day set the scene for a dearer market at Pakenham yesterday.
07 Nov 14 A SUNNY day set the scene for a dearer market at Pakenham yesterday.
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RIP Phillip Hughes. I am sure Phillip would not want the bowler's name mentioned in this most
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/2 Unless & until someone comes up with- economic unsubsidise storage to allow 24/7 availability
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Max, read the International Energy Agency's report on fossil fuel subsidies, just one among many
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