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FOR 80-year-old SA farmer Syd Davey, state-of-the-art guidance system on his son John’s Magnum 260 tractor was no barrier.

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FOR 80-year-old SA farmer Syd Davey, state-of-the-art guidance system on his son John’s Magnum 260 tractor was no barrier.
MERINO producer and ultrasound scanner Matthew Ipsen, Wareek, central Vic, says pregnancy scanning for singles and multiples is an 'absolute must'. 3:30 AM MERINO producer and ultrasound scanner Matthew Ipsen, Wareek, central Vic, says pregnancy scanning for singles and...
COMMERCIAL super fine woolgrower Phil Venning, Clare, received one of the Australian Fleece Competition's highest accolades at Bendigo - champion commercial fleece of the show. 3:30 AM COMMERCIAL super fine woolgrower Phil Venning, Clare, received one of the Australian Fleece Competition's highest...
JO Newton says farmers should push their boundaries and embrace technology that's at the ready. 26 Jul 14 1 JO Newton says farmers should push their boundaries and embrace technology that's at the ready.
RAIN and international markets will both weigh heavily on grain prices come harvest, particularly in the northern NSW where dry weather has limited production. 3:30 AM RAIN and international markets will both weigh heavily on grain prices come harvest, particularly in the northern...

DOHNE MERINO 2014

THE Australian Dohne Breeders Association is urging producers moving away from Dohnes to reconsider. THE Australian Dohne Breeders Association is urging producers moving away from Dohnes to reconsider.

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If you keep telling people that ag is bad, dont be surprised when they don't want to work in it.
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Interesting. For years people on the wild dog payroll have been blaming national parks,
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So now that all the research tells us that humans are not dangerously altering the climate,
AUSTRALIA'S biggest coal mine, the $16.5 billion Carmichael project in Queensland's Galilee Basin, has received federal approval. AUSTRALIA'S biggest coal mine, the $16.5 billion Carmichael project in Queensland's Galilee Basin, has received...

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.
THE Korean national cattle herd was down 5pc at the end of June on the corresponding period, to 3.3 million head, reports MLA. THE Korean national cattle herd was down 5pc at the end of June on the corresponding period, to 3.3 million head,...

MURRAY Goulburn's managing director Gary Helou says Asia - and particularly China - will remain the focus of the grower-owned co-operative for the next decade.30 Jun 14 MURRAY Goulburn's managing director Gary Helou says Asia - and particularly China - will remain the focus of the...
GUM Hill Poll South Devon stud, Mount Bryan, has become the first in the breed to export a large quantity of semen from Australia to the United States and New Zealand.24 Jun 14 GUM Hill Poll South Devon stud, Mount Bryan, has become the first in the breed to export a large quantity of semen...

WHEN Luke and Meaghan Cleary saw a small window of opportunity to increase the profits of their Wauchope dairy farm in NSW, they jumped through. 
24 May 14 WHEN Luke and Meaghan Cleary saw a small window of opportunity to increase the profits of their Wauchope dairy farm...
CANADA has been selected by McDonald’s to run the first pilot program towards developing a verified supply chain for sustainable beef.30 May 14  3 CANADA has been selected by McDonald’s to run the first pilot program towards developing a verified supply chain for...
CHINA is proving to be both the best friend and worst enemy of today’s wool industry says Techwool trading manager Josh Lamb.
CHINA is proving to be both the best friend and worst enemy of today’s wool industry says Techwool trading manager...

THE lack of premiums for fine wool was the instigator for one young Tasmanian farmer to delve into Dohnes.
RAIN and international markets will both weigh heavily on grain prices come harvest, particularly in the northern NSW where dry weather has limited production.3:30 AM RAIN and international markets will both weigh heavily on grain prices come harvest, particularly in the northern...
NEAR contract wheat prices slipped to four year lows last week, and even the increased geopolitical risk in Ukraine has not pushed prices up.25 Jul 14  13 NEAR contract wheat prices slipped to four year lows last week, and even the increased geopolitical risk in Ukraine...

THE popularity of canola as a break crop in SA has not been without ramifications in the form of blackleg, particularly on the EP.24 Jul 14 THE popularity of canola as a break crop in SA has not been without ramifications in the form of blackleg,...
WHEN agronomist Craig Wissell moved from Burra to Ardrossan to help out on his wife Cindy's fifth-generation family farm in 2004, he noticed something was not quite right with the land.20 Jul 14  1 WHEN agronomist Craig Wissell moved from Burra to Ardrossan to help out on his wife Cindy's fifth-generation family...
AFTER just five years in the Australian market, motorbike, ATV and UTV manufacturer CFMoto has sold its 10,000th vehicle in Australia.

HORTICULTURE

THE mango industry could present a more coordinated approach to the national delivery of fruit thanks to the roll out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the Northern Territory.23 Jul 14 THE mango industry could present a more coordinated approach to the national delivery of fruit thanks to the roll...
FRUIT fly management across Australia has received a boost with the establishment of the new National Fruit Fly Advisory Committee.18 Jul 14 FRUIT fly management across Australia has received a boost with the establishment of the new National Fruit Fly...
IN his 14 years at the SA Junior Heifer Expo, Christopher Muller, Rellum Farms, Mount Gambier, has developed an enviable knowledge of the cattle industry and built a valuable network of close friends.

26 Jul 14 IN his 14 years at the SA Junior Heifer Expo, Christopher Muller, Rellum Farms, Mount Gambier, has developed an...
THE first stage of the redevelopment of the Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange has delivered on its promise to reduce its water take from the aquifer.
25 Jul 14 THE first stage of the redevelopment of the Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange has delivered on its promise to...
A MAN of humble beginnings, 25-year-old Scottish migrant Peter Waite sailed to Australia in 1859, seeking a new life on the land.30 Jun 14 A MAN of humble beginnings, 25-year-old Scottish migrant Peter Waite sailed to Australia in 1859, seeking a new life...
A unique diversification strategy is set to pay dividends for Riverland winegrape and citrus growers Rick and Cathy Edmonds.16 Jun 14 A unique diversification strategy is set to pay dividends for Riverland winegrape and citrus growers Rick and Cathy...