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BY Christmas, MLA will have 28 fewer staff than when new chief Richard Norton arrived in June - and a new approach to business.

MLA shake-up underway  

BY Christmas, MLA will have 28 fewer staff than when new chief Richard Norton arrived in June - and a new approach to business.
RECENT hot and dry weather brought the harvest season forward, by as much as two weeks in some places, with early crops holding better.
2:30 AM RECENT hot and dry weather brought the harvest season forward, by as much as two weeks in some places, with early...
PORT Pirie Regional Council has completed major projects in the past year to attract more people to Solomontown Beach and provide top-grade sports facilities.
2:30 AM PORT Pirie Regional Council has completed major projects in the past year to attract more people to Solomontown...
SA's Mid North region will benefit with the opening of a new Clare office for PIRSA. 2:30 AM SA's Mid North region will benefit with the opening of a new Clare office for PIRSA.
VIDEO: 'CRUELTY of this nature, wherever it takes place, is inexcusable,' ALEC boss Alison Penfold said after last night's ABC story. 8:30 AM 6 VIDEO: "CRUELTY of this nature, wherever it takes place, is inexcusable," ALEC boss Alison Penfold said after last...

NFF CONGRESS 2014

A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with...

THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian produce mustn’t be submerged under the hype around China, says Simon Talbot.
'Golden era' for ag - if we play fair THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian...
BARNABY Joyce will today release the Green Paper for the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, focusing on improving farmgate returns.
Green Paper finally on the table BARNABY Joyce will today release the Green Paper for the...
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Kate WHEN farmers earn more from local abattoirs - Live export will end. So how about instead of
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As far I am concerned people who advocate, withdrawing and leaving the animals of these
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The live export trade has had years to lift its game. It is clear no matter what systems are put

MACQUARIE Agricultural Funds Management's $150 million cropping property company, Lawson Grains, has reported a $100,000 profit, up from a $3 million loss last year.02 Jun 14  5 MACQUARIE Agricultural Funds Management's $150 million cropping property company, Lawson Grains, has reported a...
INCOMING Coles boss John Durkan has signalled prospects of a fresh price war across the supermarket aisles.29 May 14  1 INCOMING Coles boss John Durkan has signalled prospects of a fresh price war across the supermarket aisles.
VIDEO: 'CRUELTY of this nature, wherever it takes place, is inexcusable,' ALEC boss Alison Penfold said after last night's ABC story. VIDEO: "CRUELTY of this nature, wherever it takes place, is inexcusable," ALEC boss Alison Penfold said after last...

'CONSIDER Coolana' is a promotional slogan used by Coolana Angus stud principals Mark and Anna Gubbins, and buyers certainly did that at its recent annual spring bull sale at Chatsworth, Vic.27 Sep 14 'CONSIDER Coolana' is a promotional slogan used by Coolana Angus stud principals Mark and Anna Gubbins, and buyers...
MORE than 60 years of top-quality breeding will be on offer at Cannawigra Poll Hereford stud's complete female sale on Monday, November 17.15 Oct 14 MORE than 60 years of top-quality breeding will be on offer at Cannawigra Poll Hereford stud's complete female sale...

REGISTRATION is now open for the first National Dairy Challenge, an event aimed at testing the skills and knowledge of young dairyfarmers.20 Oct 14 REGISTRATION is now open for the first National Dairy Challenge, an event aimed at testing the skills and knowledge...
THE South Australian Dairyfarmers Association has found a voice again in Australian Dairy Farmers, two years after it was expelled.15 Oct 14 THE South Australian Dairyfarmers Association has found a voice again in Australian Dairy Farmers, two years after...
A NEW top-price record for a composite was set at last week's Cashmore Oaklea sale in Hamilton, where an elite performance maternal ram was eventually knocked down at $10,200 after an exciting bidding war.
A NEW top-price record for a composite was set at last week's Cashmore Oaklea sale in Hamilton, where an elite...

PROSPECTIVE buyers were greeted with a fantastic line-up of meat sheep at Bob and Idrienne Neill's Wheetelande White Suffolk ram sale last week. 
PROSPECTIVE buyers were greeted with a fantastic line-up of meat sheep at Bob and Idrienne Neill's Wheetelande White...
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.21 Oct 14  31 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.16 Oct 14  4 A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.

CROPS on tricky soils can get off to the best start through the right seed placement at planting.
21 Oct 14 CROPS on tricky soils can get off to the best start through the right seed placement at planting.
A CEREAL breeder and graingrower with decades of experience in the cropping industry was recognised at Agricultural Bureau of South Australia’s annual Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture awards dinner in Adelaide on Monday night.14 Oct 14 A CEREAL breeder and graingrower with decades of experience in the cropping industry was recognised at Agricultural...

HORTICULTURE

QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the Gold Coast for its 2015 national gathering.21 Oct 14 QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the...
A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.16 Oct 14 A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.
NUMBERS and prices eased at the Ouyen Livestock Exchange, Vic sale on October 9 where 7166 new-season lambs, 2500 old lambs and 4000 mutton sheep were yarded.
18 Oct 14 NUMBERS and prices eased at the Ouyen Livestock Exchange, Vic sale on October 9 where 7166 new-season lambs, 2500...
DESPITE a less than ideal season, commercial lamb producers were keen to buy from the Poll Dorset ram offering at the Leenala and Wrattenbullie stud auction at Naracoorte showground on October 13.15 Oct 14 DESPITE a less than ideal season, commercial lamb producers were keen to buy from the Poll Dorset ram offering at...
A SMALL community in the Mallee is determined to keep their history alive.
20 Oct 14 A SMALL community in the Mallee is determined to keep their history alive.
KEITH farmers Bill and Sally Hood have fond memories of their trip across Australia last year - and a 'cracking' good idea.
20 Oct 14 KEITH farmers Bill and Sally Hood have fond memories of their trip across Australia last year - and a 'cracking'...