Stock Journal - news, classifieds & community
Adelaide Weather - Late shower
Late shower Adelaide, SA
NOW 21°C MAX 24°C
 
FARMERS and herdsmen in China's second largest province have made some extraordinary gains in defiance of nature's harsh conditions.

Mongolia reclaims desert for farmland  

FARMERS and herdsmen in China's second largest province have made some extraordinary gains in defiance of nature's harsh conditions.
LAMBS made $6 a kilogram carcaseweight in June but now - suddenly - there is a good amount of quality crossbreds about so prices have come down.
3:30 AM LAMBS made $6 a kilogram carcaseweight in June but now - suddenly - there is a good amount of quality crossbreds...
AFTER a family succession in 2012, James and Kerrie Robertson have continued to operate Chowilla Station's tourism operations. 3:30 AM AFTER a family succession in 2012, James and Kerrie Robertson have continued to operate Chowilla Station's tourism...
RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India. 30 Aug 14 RUSSIA is hoping to permanently quit itself of reliance on Western meat imports by importing meat from China and India.
IMPROVEMENTS in the efficiency of rainfall capture and soil water management promise to deliver valuable productivity benefits to growers in the northern cropping region. 3:30 AM IMPROVEMENTS in the efficiency of rainfall capture and soil water management promise to deliver valuable...
Landcare feature page

ADELAIDE SHOW

THERE are a number of reasons for seedstock producers to display their best stock at the Royal Adelaide Show not the least being a whopping 5000 entries in the beef section this year.28 Aug 14 THERE are a number of reasons for seedstock producers to display their best stock at the Royal Adelaide Show not the...
FOR Robert Hart, Glen Devon Poll Dorset stud, Two Wells, the Royal Adelaide Show is an annual highlight – he has missed only a couple of events in the past 60 years.28 Aug 14 FOR Robert Hart, Glen Devon Poll Dorset stud, Two Wells, the Royal Adelaide Show is an annual highlight – he has...

YOUNG agricultural educator Belinda Cay sees the Royal Adelaide Show as SA's biggest classroom and a chance to help those in the city make the connection between a wheat crop and bread and pasta on their tables.28 Aug 14 YOUNG agricultural educator Belinda Cay sees the Royal Adelaide Show as SA's biggest classroom and a chance to help...
AGRICULTURE'S young movers and shakers look set for a busy show, with the SA Agricultural Shows Next Generation Group upping the ante in its efforts to showcase the diversity and opportunities in the industry.28 Aug 14 AGRICULTURE'S young movers and shakers look set for a busy show, with the SA Agricultural Shows Next Generation...
light grey arrow
pepper and Inverell have cut straight to the chase on this. Precise and pertinent comments.
light grey arrow
Thanks Blondie. Agree your comments. Instinct tells me there is something smelly going on with
light grey arrow
Why would we believe any of your figures deregul8? You cant even tell us what you get for your
WOOLWORTHS' net profit rose 8.5 per cent to $2.45 billion in 2014 as higher food and liquor margins offset wider than expected losses from home improvement and weaker earnings at Big W.

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.

FOR the first time since 2003, the US is Australia's largest beef export market, but high slaughter rates are pushing herd numbers down.
15 Aug 14 FOR the first time since 2003, the US is Australia's largest beef export market, but high slaughter rates are...
A CROSS-SECTION of SA's beef industry figured in the top 10 placings at last week's SA Beef School.22 Aug 14 A CROSS-SECTION of SA's beef industry figured in the top 10 placings at last week's SA Beef School.

DAIRYFARMERS are embracing social media to share their stories, thanks to an initiative by DairySA.
29 Aug 14 DAIRYFARMERS are embracing social media to share their stories, thanks to an initiative by DairySA.
DAIRY industry icon Frank Beauchamp has been honoured with an award recognising his 'exceptional service to the dairy industry'.27 Aug 14 DAIRY industry icon Frank Beauchamp has been honoured with an award recognising his "exceptional service to the...
AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg. AN encouraging recovery on Thursday helped the AWEX EMI to a 1 cent rise for the week, to finish at 1002c/kg.

LAMBS made $6 a kilogram carcaseweight in June but now - suddenly - there is a good amount of quality crossbreds about so prices have come down.
LAMBS made $6 a kilogram carcaseweight in June but now - suddenly - there is a good amount of quality crossbreds...
DEVELOPING the AEGIC strategy and building on its history of innovation is a key priority for newly appointed CEO David Feinberg.27 Aug 14  3 DEVELOPING the AEGIC strategy and building on its history of innovation is a key priority for newly appointed CEO...
GRAINCORP'S application to extend its port access agreement has been virtually signed off by the ACCC.22 Aug 14 GRAINCORP'S application to extend its port access agreement has been virtually signed off by the ACCC.

CANADIAN Wheat Board director Neil Townsend says grain prices are likely to remain subdued heading into the 2014-15 harvest.29 Aug 14 CANADIAN Wheat Board director Neil Townsend says grain prices are likely to remain subdued heading into the 2014-15...
THE 17th Precision Agriculture Symposium of Australasia will feature farmer, associate professor and agronomist Lucas Haag from Kansas, USA as this year’s international keynote speaker, thanks to funding from the GRDC.21 Aug 14 THE 17th Precision Agriculture Symposium of Australasia will feature farmer, associate professor and agronomist...
CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA) held in the United Kingdom in June. CASE IH’s Axial-Flow 9230 combine has won an award from the new International Machinery Manufacturer’s Awards (IMMA)...

HORTICULTURE

AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian producers.27 Aug 14 AN EXOTIC pathogen which attacks carrot and celery has prompted an emergency biosecurity response for Australian...
WHERE grandma planned a week ahead, families are now planning their meals on a daily basis, says Professor Tony Worsley.26 Aug 14 WHERE grandma planned a week ahead, families are now planning their meals on a daily basis, says Professor Tony Worsley.
YP farmer Kevin Graham says Red Polls are the most underrated beef cattle breed in Australia.
29 Aug 14 YP farmer Kevin Graham says Red Polls are the most underrated beef cattle breed in Australia.
THE first PIRSA crop and pasture report for the 2014-15 season is forecasting a 7.9-million tonne harvest.14 Aug 14 THE first PIRSA crop and pasture report for the 2014-15 season is forecasting a 7.9-million tonne harvest.
AFTER a family succession in 2012, James and Kerrie Robertson have continued to operate Chowilla Station's tourism operations.3:30 AM AFTER a family succession in 2012, James and Kerrie Robertson have continued to operate Chowilla Station's tourism...
THIRTEEN men with beards travelled Australia almost from north to south on postie bikes, raising more than they expected for charity.25 Aug 14 THIRTEEN men with beards travelled Australia almost from north to south on postie bikes, raising more than they...