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The Nationals suffer identity crisis on 100th anniversary

The Nationals suffer identity crisis on 100th anniversary

Marking 100 years of the Nationals: In part 2 of this special report, we look at the how the modern Nats differ from their Country Party ancestors.
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Still banking on agriculture's potential 20 years on

Still banking on agriculture's potential 20 years on

Remember when agribusiness conglomerate Elders had just been granted a banking licence and teamed up with Bendigo Bank?
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Negotiations continue on Mount Pleasant | Video

Negotiations continue on Mount Pleasant | Video

Negotiations are continuing on the Western Downs grain property Mount Pleasant.
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Gainses Station makes $4.1 million

Gainses Station makes $4.1 million

The 4014 hectare Charters Towers property Gainses Station has sold at auction for $4.1 million.
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Spring Grove sold at auction

Spring Grove sold at auction

The Crowther family's 2496 hectare Surat property Spring Grove has sold at auction.
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Eden-Monaro by-election goes down to the wire

Eden-Monaro by-election goes down to the wire

First major litmus test for Morrison government
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Crop starter pack: Batteries are included

Crop starter pack: Batteries are included

Rather than being sent to landfill, alkaline batteries are being recycled and used as manganese and zinc fertiliser.
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Tariff safeguard on Australian beef to China triggered

Tariff safeguard on Australian beef to China triggered

Tariffs on Oz beef to China to more than double for rest of 2020.
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Heavy lamb prices come off the boil

Heavy lamb prices come off the boil

Heavy lamb prices are currently coming off the boil, now tracking below last year's levels and significantly back from the highs seen earlier this year.
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The right to high-speed internet now enshrined in law

The right to high-speed internet now enshrined in law

The right to high-speed internet, regardless of where someone lives, has now been enshrined in Australian law.
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Price, eat-at-home dominate post-COVID consumer trends

Price, eat-at-home dominate post-COVID consumer trends

Sustainability likely taking a back step in beef consumer wants right now.
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The Nats: the rural rump with big stick

The Nats: the rural rump with big stick

Marking 100 years of the Nationals: In part 1 of this special report, we look the long history of the Nationals, who have at times wielded extraordinary power in shaping Australia.
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Hort Innovation backs cooking show to lift produce profile

Hort Innovation backs cooking show to lift produce profile

Hort Innovation has become a major sponsor of Ten's My Market Kitchen
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Organic Lake Nash herd bound for Terrick

Organic Lake Nash herd bound for Terrick

Terrick Terrick Station at Blackall is the new home for 8000 Georgina Gold and Ultrablack females and 5500 organically certified calves from Lake Nash on the Barkly Tablelands.
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Concerns as Snowy 2.0 gets green light

Concerns as Snowy 2.0 gets green light

Concerns have been raised about Snowy 2.0, after Environment Minister Sussan Ley gave the final green light to the project despite damning audit of Australia's environmental laws.
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Sheep industry's finest win Lambition Awards

Sheep industry's finest win Lambition Awards

The winners of the inaugural Lambition Awards have just been announced.
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Succession after years of farming

Succession after years of farming

Succession planning was something Henry McKenzie have only have dreamed of when he bought his first plot of land but half a century later, it's front and centre.
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Warning shot: Australia to spend up on defence in response to China tensions

Warning shot: Australia to spend up on defence in response to China tensions

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to announce an overhaul of Australia's defence strategy, with less reliance on the US, and aimed squarely at China.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (19)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A strange, fresh look at what's travelling behind you

A strange, fresh look at what's travelling behind you

No more wing mirrors; cameras are the newest technology for a driver's rear vision, says Audi
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Grains sector drives rural job market

Grains sector drives rural job market

A GRDC report has underlined the critical role the grains sector plays in creating work in rural and regional Australia.
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Boss Macleod leaves troubled Freedom Foods as books get fresh audit

Boss Macleod leaves troubled Freedom Foods as books get fresh audit

The man who guided Freedom Food's rapid expansion for almost two decades, resigns after financial irregularities revealed
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Aussie government says no further Chinese grain tariffs

Aussie government says no further Chinese grain tariffs

The Australian government says it is unaware of reported moves by the Chinese government to impose further tariffs on barley and sorghum.
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Looking back across the editor's desk

Looking back across the editor's desk

The first and the current editors of Good Fruit & Vegetables catch up.
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First farm biodiversity certification report due soon

First farm biodiversity certification report due soon

The report is the first step in a certification scheme that would reward farmers for looking after their environment.
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First wave of billion dollar drought resilience funding released

First wave of billion dollar drought resilience funding released

The federal government has begun rolling out its first wave of funding from the $4-billion Future Drought Fund.
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Ridley's new Vic feed mill kicks off, but now another will shut

Ridley's new Vic feed mill kicks off, but now another will shut

Ridley Corporation to close and sell stockfeed mill sites near Shepparton and in Bendigo after commissioning a new mill at Wellsford near Bendigo.
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Farmers prepare to go into bat for glyphosate

Farmers prepare to go into bat for glyphosate

Bayer's recent settlement of court cases in the US has prompted more industry discussion about the safety of glyphosate.
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Farm wool stockpile grows and so do clip insurance pitfalls

Farm wool stockpile grows and so do clip insurance pitfalls

Up to 30 per cent of Australia's wool clip could be stockpiled in wool stores and on farm by year's end, waiting for sale.
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Asian wool situation 'disastrous' but bounce back on the cards

Asian wool situation 'disastrous' but bounce back on the cards

While the current wool situation in Asian countries was "bordering on disastrous", there was optimism of a bounce back next year, according to AWI's John Roberts.
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Shenhua applies for mining licence and avoids cancellation clause

Shenhua applies for mining licence and avoids cancellation clause

The Chinese mining giant has avoided triggering a cancellation clause for its project on the Liverpool Plains.
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Grains sector braces for continued uncertainty in global markets due to coronavirus

Grains sector braces for continued uncertainty in global markets due to coronavirus

Wheat supplies may be down in some parts of the world this year but demand remains a big unknown.
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All eyes on Victoria as pain relief when mulesing becomes law

All eyes on Victoria as pain relief when mulesing becomes law

All eyes will be on Victoria this week as the state's laws change to mandate the use of pain relief when mulesing.
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China delivers further tariff slap to Aussie grains sector

China delivers further tariff slap to Aussie grains sector

China has slugged the Australian grains industry with further tariffs on barley and sorghum - but the move is unlikely to alter sales.
Monday, June 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (23)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cattle breeder faces court over alleged $2.5m fraud

Cattle breeder faces court over alleged $2.5m fraud

Charges were laid following a year-long police strike force investigation.
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Cattle market corrects as numbers on offer lift

Cattle market corrects as numbers on offer lift

Analysts question how sustainable the high market is amid a global pandemic.
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Freeze branding divides wool industry

Freeze branding divides wool industry

Peak industry bodies lock horns over NWD transparency debate.
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Cunnyana seeking offers at $180/acre | Video

Cunnyana seeking offers at $180/acre | Video

Offers at around $180/acre are being sought on the Mitchell property Cunnyana.
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PETA's new anti-wool campaign 'won't be taken seriously'

PETA's new anti-wool campaign 'won't be taken seriously'

PETA has launched a campaign targeting the wool industry but there's not a lot of concern that their message will be taken on board by everyday consumers.
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Farmers put Canberra on notice

Farmers put Canberra on notice

In this week's The Gauge, Fiona Simson is urging the federal government not to appeal the recent Federal Court decision that the 2011 live export ban was invalid.
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Updated national plan to tackle wild dogs released

Updated national plan to tackle wild dogs released

An updated National Wild Dog Action Plan has been released to the public to provide a blueprint for humane, best practice wild dog management across the country.
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Rural Rex plans daily intercity jet flights in 2021

Rural Rex plans daily intercity jet flights in 2021

Country airline Regional Express prepares to take on Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin with mainstream services between Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
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DEXA's potential to 'revolutionise' industry

DEXA's potential to 'revolutionise' industry

In the past four years, NSW's Gundagai Meat Processors has revolutionised its processing facility to now boast one of the most advanced lamb carcase chillers in the world.
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Working holiday inquiry must make backpacker program more attractive

Working holiday inquiry must make backpacker program more attractive

An inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker program will ensure it is working effectively to support tourism, health care and agriculture during the COVID-19 economic recovery.
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GrainCorp to strengthen rural economies with 3000 harvest jobs

GrainCorp to strengthen rural economies with 3000 harvest jobs

Bucking the national trend where job losses are the norm, bulk handler GrainCorp has announced it needs 3000 harvest casuals this year.
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Scene set for a big compensation bill in live-ex class action

Scene set for a big compensation bill in live-ex class action

Federal Government now has 28 days to make a decision on an appeal.
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Sire Shootout draws top beef bulls

Sire Shootout draws top beef bulls

The Bos indicus class attracted 47 bulls alone.
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Whyenbirra listed at $4.3 million

Whyenbirra listed at $4.3 million

The Bollon property Whyenbirra has been listed for private sale at $4.3 million.
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Brett Cattle Co awarded $3m over live export ban

Brett Cattle Co awarded $3m over live export ban

The Federal Government has 28 days to decide if they will appeal a decision to grant $3 million in damages to the lead plaintiff in the live export class action.
Sunday, June 28, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Flying start gives south-east a good chance

Flying start gives south-east a good chance

Good crop growth in autumn and stored moisture reserves mean southern Australia could achieve average yields even with below average rain.
Sunday, June 28, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Prospect Park auction now on July 10

Prospect Park auction now on July 10

The 1559 hectare Bauhinia property Prospect Park will now be auctioned by Hourn & Bishop Qld on July 10.
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