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TUGELA, the mother of legendary mare and three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva, has unexpectedly died today.

Makybe Diva's dam dead  

TUGELA, the mother of legendary mare and three-time Melbourne Cup winner Makybe Diva, has unexpectedly died today.
PROPOSED state government reforms to emergency services have put SA Country Fire Service volunteers on edge.
2:30 AM PROPOSED state government reforms to emergency services have put SA Country Fire Service volunteers on edge.
THE government should stop fixing what is not broken and instead focus on fixing what is, according to Tothill volunteer firefighter Andrew Allchurch. 2:30 AM THE government should stop fixing what is not broken and instead focus on fixing what is, according to Tothill...
THE first field day for the state government’s New Horizon trial site at Cadgee will be held on Tuesday, October 28, from 10.30am. 7:54 AM THE first field day for the state government’s New Horizon trial site at Cadgee will be held on Tuesday, October 28,...
CLEANSKIN composite rams attracted strong interstate interest at the second annual Mid-North Wiltipoll sale on October 24 at Kapunda. 3:56 PM CLEANSKIN composite rams attracted strong interstate interest at the second annual Mid-North Wiltipoll sale on...

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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Wrong, Bushie Blonde. Banks, along with every business operation, have a moral obligation (and a
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Argis what ever gets you to sleep at night. Meanwhile the strong get stronger and the weak
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I value my sheep dogs and the native animals too much to even consider 1080. In regard to 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  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.
BEEF cattle veterinarian Lee Fitzpatrick has been named the new chairman of the North Australia Beef Research Council. BEEF cattle veterinarian Lee Fitzpatrick has been named the new chairman of the North Australia Beef Research Council.

'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...
THIS week’s decision to reject mandatory electronic identification tagging for sheep and goats has been welcomed by advocacy groups. THIS week’s decision to reject mandatory electronic identification tagging for sheep and goats has been welcomed by...

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...
LENTIL prices hit $900 a tonne last week, providing a rare spot of good news for farmers in south-eastern Australia.2:30 AM LENTIL prices hit $900 a tonne last week, providing a rare spot of good news for farmers in south-eastern Australia.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.21 Oct 14  34 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.

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...
IT has been many decades since paddle steamers stopped at the banks of the Murray River by the Wilkadene Woolshed near Renmark, where they would load up with chaff by way of a chute from the shed down the cliff to the river.
2:30 AM IT has been many decades since paddle steamers stopped at the banks of the Murray River by the Wilkadene Woolshed...
IT IS not a shed but the Burra Town Hall houses some remarkable treasures.
2:30 AM IT IS not a shed but the Burra Town Hall houses some remarkable treasures.