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LAST week the livestock industry in SA lost a true icon with the death of Ronnie Hughes.

Vale Ronnie Hughes, a great all-rounder  

LAST week the livestock industry in SA lost a true icon with the death of Ronnie Hughes.
THE creation of a solar-driven tomato farm at Port Augusta will be a major lift to the city and to the region. 3:30 AM THE creation of a solar-driven tomato farm at Port Augusta will be a major lift to the city and to the region.
CONFIDENCE among the nation's farmers has jumped to a four-year high as solid January rains, the falling Australian dollar and rising beef prices bolster sentiment in the bush. 28 Mar 15 CONFIDENCE among the nation's farmers has jumped to a four-year high as solid January rains, the falling Australian...
IN SPITE of its status as a bulk commodity, grain is commanding a healthy premium as an organic product, say organic sector leaders. 28 Mar 15 IN SPITE of its status as a bulk commodity, grain is commanding a healthy premium as an organic product, say organic...
VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop rotations. 28 Mar 15 VIDEO: CANE growers are making profitable use of their off-season by adding nitrogen-fixing legumes to their crop...
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So if monitoring for standards wasn't working before to protect animals, how come you think they
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The NFF seems to follow popular mantras of drought subsidies etc with out ever achieving
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The problem since Landcare started is the bureaucracy that was built up to form Catchment
CATCH up with the ag news of the week in our weekly wrap: glypho cancer claims; cattle outlook; ag's underbelly; White Paper woes.


CATCH up with the ag news of the week in our weekly wrap: glypho cancer claims; cattle outlook; ag's underbelly;...

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.
A SERIES of extracts from Stephen Martyn's book on the history of Australian meat processing: World on a Plate. A SERIES of extracts from Stephen Martyn's book on the history of Australian meat processing: World on a Plate.

AN Adelaide Hills competition marks its half century this year.
28 Mar 15 AN Adelaide Hills competition marks its half century this year.
It is a good idea to learn from your neighbour, another dairying region in SA, interstate, overseas and gain insights from other industries.27 Mar 15 It is a good idea to learn from your neighbour, another dairying region in SA, interstate, overseas and gain...
AS a long-time partner of wool and the Woolmark brand, David Jones was proud to be associated with the International Wool Prize. AS a long-time partner of wool and the Woolmark brand, David Jones was proud to be associated with the International...

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...
TWO years ago, television personality Catriona Rowntree picked up the phone and asked AWI how she could help promote wool.
14 Mar 15 TWO years ago, television personality Catriona Rowntree picked up the phone and asked AWI how she could help promote...
EATING whole grains and cereals has been linked with reduced risk of premature death, according to researchers from Harvard Public School of Health.23 Mar 15 EATING whole grains and cereals has been linked with reduced risk of premature death, according to researchers from...
THE Asia Pacific Century is upon us and the Australian grain industry is in a good position geographically to make the most of the opportunity, particularly in building strong relationships with South East Asia, according to US Rabobank grain specialist Sterling Liddell.20 Mar 15  3 THE Asia Pacific Century is upon us and the Australian grain industry is in a good position geographically to make...

SA MAY soon have fields of white, pink and purple poppy flowers dotting the landscape with the state Opposition releasing draft legislation to amend the Controlled Substances Act 1984.26 Mar 15 SA MAY soon have fields of white, pink and purple poppy flowers dotting the landscape with the state Opposition...
NITROGEN trials conducted by the Hart Field-Site Group have shown higher yields and lower nitrous oxide emissions when wheat is planted after lentils.24 Mar 15 NITROGEN trials conducted by the Hart Field-Site Group have shown higher yields and lower nitrous oxide emissions...
MAHINDRA has released a new 4025 tractor that has the dimensions of a compact machine but the capabilities of a utility tractor. MAHINDRA has released a new 4025 tractor that has the dimensions of a compact machine but the capabilities of a...

HORTICULTURE

A BUNDABERG macadamia company is helping to protect the industry’s botanical heritage.3:30 AM A BUNDABERG macadamia company is helping to protect the industry’s botanical heritage.
MELON grower Terry O'Leary remains dissatisfied with a response from Alan Jones regarding allegations about “toxic” CSG water use.24 Mar 15  2 MELON grower Terry O'Leary remains dissatisfied with a response from Alan Jones regarding allegations about “toxic”...
THE creation of a solar-driven tomato farm at Port Augusta will be a major lift to the city and to the region.3:30 AM THE creation of a solar-driven tomato farm at Port Augusta will be a major lift to the city and to the region.
FIGHTING traditional barriers can be hard but fighting self-doubt can be harder, say some of the agribusiness world's leaders.
26 Mar 15 FIGHTING traditional barriers can be hard but fighting self-doubt can be harder, say some of the agribusiness...
AS A seven-year-old, Jenny Austin dreamed of owning a pony - she never imagined she would be a barefoot trimmer obsessed with horse hooves.23 Mar 15 AS A seven-year-old, Jenny Austin dreamed of owning a pony - she never imagined she would be a barefoot trimmer...
A STRONG clearance rate of rural properties listed last spring is highlighting confidence in the primary production sector.09 Mar 15 A STRONG clearance rate of rural properties listed last spring is highlighting confidence in the primary production...