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MALLEE road users are calling for major improvements to the region's highways to help the network cope when Viterra ceases using rail transport.

Highways crumble under pressure  

MALLEE road users are calling for major improvements to the region's highways to help the network cope when Viterra ceases using rail
THE family farm will no longer be a barrier to accessing Youth Allowance for country students, the federal government announced in its 2015 budget. 3:30 AM THE family farm will no longer be a barrier to accessing Youth Allowance for country students, the federal...
A FACT-finding mission to the US has gained strong support from those keen to see first-hand how unconventional gas production may affect the South East. 3:30 AM A FACT-finding mission to the US has gained strong support from those keen to see first-hand how unconventional gas...
THE latest PETA sledge on the shearing industry hit the headlines to coincide with Australian Wool Week. 3:30 AM THE latest PETA sledge on the shearing industry hit the headlines to coincide with Australian Wool Week.
TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year. 27 May 15 1 TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year.
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Helen. At 397ppm, CO2 constitutes 0.039% of atmospheric gasses. An increase of 4ppm will bring
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BDO have done a major report into lack of investment in agriculture. It is online. Read it and
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If you want to whinge, take it up officially. Write to MPs. moaning here is not the answer and I
BRISBANE Lions and Gold Coast Suns aren't the only Queenslanders that are struggling – just take a look at the State's dairy farmers. BRISBANE Lions and Gold Coast Suns aren't the only Queenslanders that are struggling – just take a look at the...

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  6 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.
CATTLE buyers hit the breaks on surging cattle prices early this week resulting in a slight dip to the EYCI to 486.5c/kg. CATTLE buyers hit the breaks on surging cattle prices early this week resulting in a slight dip to the EYCI to...

STUDENTS in schools across the state have the chance to get hands-on with the dairy industry through the Cows Create Careers program.26 May 15  1 STUDENTS in schools across the state have the chance to get hands-on with the dairy industry through the Cows Create...
FIRST-TIME dairy judge Nick Flanagan, Woodlawn Holsteins, Finley, NSW, was impressed by the high quality on show at the recent Holstein Australia All Breeds Calf Day at Murray Bridge.22 May 15 FIRST-TIME dairy judge Nick Flanagan, Woodlawn Holsteins, Finley, NSW, was impressed by the high quality on show at...
STRONG saleyard prices have forced processors to put attractive offers on the table to flush out trade weight lambs coming into winter. STRONG saleyard prices have forced processors to put attractive offers on the table to flush out trade weight lambs...

MICHELL Wool chief executive Steven Read sees a bright future for the Australian wool industry with a 'changing of the guard'.
14 May 15  1 MICHELL Wool chief executive Steven Read sees a bright future for the Australian wool industry with a "changing of...
SA's POLL Merinos are highly sought after across Australia but in the judging ring at the Elders SA Stud Merino Expo last week, it was a horned sheep that rose to the top.24 Mar 15 SA's POLL Merinos are highly sought after across Australia but in the judging ring at the Elders SA Stud Merino Expo...
THANKS to 100 millimetres of soaking rain at the start of May, Dalby district farmer Glenn Pumpa is again optimistic.23 May 15 THANKS to 100 millimetres of soaking rain at the start of May, Dalby district farmer Glenn Pumpa is again optimistic.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.22 May 15  1 IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international...

THE Eyre Peninsula has been enjoying good graingrowing seasons in recent years, and 2014 was no exception.27 May 15 THE Eyre Peninsula has been enjoying good graingrowing seasons in recent years, and 2014 was no exception.
SEEDERS and sprayers are working overtime on the Lower Eyre Peninsula, after a great start to the season.22 May 15 SEEDERS and sprayers are working overtime on the Lower Eyre Peninsula, after a great start to the season.
THE new Claas Arion 600/500 Cmatic is one of the most advanced mid-range tractors available in Australia. THE new Claas Arion 600/500 Cmatic is one of the most advanced mid-range tractors available in Australia.

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WHILE much of the state lingers in drought, vegetable growers are battling a case of too much of a good thing after a massive rainfall event.3:30 AM WHILE much of the state lingers in drought, vegetable growers are battling a case of too much of a good thing after...
LASER beams, robots and mid-air vegetable cultivation will be on the agenda for over 100 of the country’s leading vegetable growers.27 May 15 LASER beams, robots and mid-air vegetable cultivation will be on the agenda for over 100 of the country’s leading...
GOLDEN North has made a golden step towards a bright future with their product scooping new prospective customers.25 May 15 GOLDEN North has made a golden step towards a bright future with their product scooping new prospective customers.
AN AWARENESS of mental health issues through his local football club encouraged southern NSW Hereford breeder Scott Lewington to donate $4250 to beyondblue through a heifer auction.21 May 15 AN AWARENESS of mental health issues through his local football club encouraged southern NSW Hereford breeder Scott...
FARMING cartoon character George the Farmer has made his first major public appearance, getting dust on his boots and meeting beef producers from across Australia at Beef 2015 in Qld.26 May 15 FARMING cartoon character George the Farmer has made his first major public appearance, getting dust on his boots...
THE Melbourne Cup may be known as the race that stops the nation, but in the tiny Western Vic town of Apsley there is another racing event which pre-dates it.25 May 15 THE Melbourne Cup may be known as the race that stops the nation, but in the tiny Western Vic town of Apsley there...