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THIS year's annual Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) conference will be held in Melbourne under the theme of
THIS year's annual Livestock Saleyards Association of Victoria (LSAV) conference will be held in Melbourne under the theme of "Livestock Marketing: Future Trends".
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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.
AUSTRALIAN Lamb Group's decision to indefinitely suspend trade to Russia has been met with industry caution. AUSTRALIAN Lamb Group's decision to indefinitely suspend trade to Russia has been met with industry caution.
THE prospect of farmers making one annual payment towards a single, strong farm advocacy voice is a possibility. THE prospect of farmers making one annual payment towards a single, strong farm advocacy voice is a possibility.
THERE may have been a marked drop in cereal prices over the past six months, but for pulse producers it's the opposite. THERE may have been a marked drop in cereal prices over the past six months, but for pulse producers it's the opposite.
THE best autumn start in recent times is now behind us and the dive from magnificent autumn days – when growing feed seemed to be a leisure activity – to the depths of winter and an onslaught of cold wet and windy conditions is upon us.
4:00 AM THE best autumn start in recent times is now behind us and the dive from magnificent autumn days – when growing feed seemed to be a leisure activity – to the depths of winter and an...
Warm and sunny weather brought out a large crowd for a small winter yarding at Pakenham today.
31 Jul 14 Warm and sunny weather brought out a large crowd for a small winter yarding at Pakenham today.  | Store sheep robust despite lamb...  | Winter hits Leongatha sale 
THE Wagga Wagga prime sheep market struggled to gain momentum again this week, with new season lambs the only category selling to steady demand.
31 Jul 14 THE Wagga Wagga prime sheep market struggled to gain momentum again this week, with new season lambs the only category selling to steady demand. | Store sheep robust despite lamb...  | Cow prices raising questions 
THE lamb market may have developed the shakes over the past week but the store market remains strong.
31 Jul 14 THE lamb market may have developed the shakes over the past week but the store market remains strong.
THE US grinding beef market for 90CL meat has hit all-time records and doesn't look like weakening in the near future.
31 Jul 14 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.
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Richard made a fortune out of being a middleman who put containers across the water. I cannot
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The posters above bring to mind the unlamented Bourbons who, it is said, learned nothing and
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Answer-$500per head CLEAR of all costs after deliver@port- is the norm for multi exporters.
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.31 Jul 14 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...