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More cattle on feed now than at any time in history

More cattle on feed now than at any time in history

Numbers on feed up amid the rebuild; capacity also at a record
Sunday, May 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Shaking things up as far west NSW goes stellar with managed goats

Shaking things up as far west NSW goes stellar with managed goats

Goats and Dorpers have changed the game, and land prices with it, in NSW's Western Division.
Sunday, May 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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AACo dividend drought drags on despite record profit

AACo dividend drought drags on despite record profit

The 14-year wait for a shareholder dividend payment from the Australian Agricultural Company may drag on for a while yet.
Sunday, May 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dairy embracing change in the face of challenges and headwinds

Dairy embracing change in the face of challenges and headwinds

'As we plan for the future, we will continue to value and appreciate every dollar of the levy'.
Sunday, May 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Golden opportunity to become a small town's postie

Golden opportunity to become a small town's postie

Many small town post offices are for sale right across regional Australia for city buyers looking for a new life in the country.
Sunday, May 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Post-election state of play for every regional Australia seat

Post-election state of play for every regional Australia seat

Some seats were still too close to call, with preference counting continuing into Monday morning.
Sunday, May 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Liberal blood on Barnaby's hand as climate vote slaps Coalition

Liberal blood on Barnaby's hand as climate vote slaps Coalition

Barnaby Joyce may refuse to take any blame for the inner-city seats lost by his Coalition colleagues, but political pundits say the Nationals leader has Liberal blood on his hands.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (20)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Irish dream evolves into new career

Irish dream evolves into new career

FROM Ireland to Australia, one former backpacker's "Irish dream" has resulted in a decades long career in SA horticulture and a wealth of experiences he'll never forget.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (22)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Barnaby Joyce backs down, refuses to commit to Nationals leadership

Barnaby Joyce backs down, refuses to commit to Nationals leadership

Mr Joyce had previously stated he planned to hold onto the role regardless of the election result.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (33)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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So the election is won. What now for the next prime minister?

So the election is won. What now for the next prime minister?

So before reality hits, here is what the triumphant winner needs to do first.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Pauline Hanson facing loss in Senate race

Pauline Hanson facing loss in Senate race

Voters have turned their backs on One Nation founder Pauline Hanson, who could lose her Senate spot.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fancy some croc meat on your dinner plate? Fish allergy prone may need to think again

Fancy some croc meat on your dinner plate? Fish allergy prone may need to think again

The study comes ahead of Food Allergy Week in Australia.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Students on the right course to learn about dairy

Students on the right course to learn about dairy

The Picasso Cows program has inspired students and teachers to learn about the dairy industry.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Nationals defy Coalition bloodbath and look set to hold all seats

Nationals defy Coalition bloodbath and look set to hold all seats

The Nationals have avoided the bloodbath voters inflicted on the Liberals by retaining all 16 of their electorates, but the party's hopes of picking up new seats have been dashed.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Nats confident in regions but warn teals may stop Coalition govt

Nats confident in regions but warn teals may stop Coalition govt

Senior Nationals are confident of retaining all the party's seats, but admitted the Coalition's chances of forming government slimmed with every independent candidate elected.
Saturday, May 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Silo art improves wellbeing of local communities: report

Silo art improves wellbeing of local communities: report

Silo art can have a major impact on the wellbeing for rural and regional areas according to silo art expert and researcher Amelia Green who made a visit to the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong region last month.
Friday, May 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Queensland baker takes out national competition

Queensland baker takes out national competition

A talented Queensland baking apprentice is off to Belgium to learn from baking giant Purantos after winning the prized LA Judge award.
Friday, May 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (17)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Goldmaster tops Tamworth Red Angus sale

Goldmaster tops Tamworth Red Angus sale

Strong clearance at the Invitational 2022 Red Angus Bull Sale at Tamworth.
Friday, May 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (15)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dairy farmer lured by Illawarra breed

Dairy farmer lured by Illawarra breed

Former nutritionist returns to dairy farming at Tatura East, Victoria.
Friday, May 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (17)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Five NSW farmland sales in a week show few interest rate jitters

Five NSW farmland sales in a week show few interest rate jitters

The first increase in interest rates in years hasn't seemed to dampen the NSW farmland market, based on five auction results this week.
Friday, May 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (14)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Could India become Australia's new China?

Could India become Australia's new China?

Australia's sheepmeat sector could soar to new heights if the industry replicates their movements with China, experts say.
Friday, May 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (14)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cotton growers look global for innovation

Cotton growers look global for innovation

Two cotton producers are looking across the globe for innovations that can improve their farm businesses as part of Nuffield scholarships.
Friday, May 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agribusiness buzz in brief

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A quick check over the fence at some of the people and topics attracting attention in agribusiness.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (14)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fake meat makers want to chew the fat with shoppers

Fake meat makers want to chew the fat with shoppers

Food scientists are racing to develop the elusive ingredient for fake meat products - fake fat.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grain sector cautions of FMD fallout

Grain sector cautions of FMD fallout

There aren't the direct repercussions that will be seen in the livestock industry, but FMD entering Australia would hurt the grains sector.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Is Don, is good for regional Victoria with Weston's milling moves

Is Don, is good for regional Victoria with Weston's milling moves

A massive new flour mill will be built in Ballarat by food manufacturer George Weston Foods.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Expect more than $18K an acre without cows or weekender

Expect more than $18K an acre without cows or weekender

The 372-hectare dairy enterprise is at picturesque Labertouche, only 70 kilometres from Melbourne.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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More than $550k spent on new fences, clearing and water for Western Division property

More than $550k spent on new fences, clearing and water for Western Division property

Multagoona has the two essential ingredients for successful farming in the Western Division going for it: water and wire. The 15,925-hectare (39,351 acre) property is a 60-minute drive from Cobar or three hours from Dubbo.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CBOT futures jump sharply

CBOT futures jump sharply

The monthly USDA report noted tighter global and US wheat ending stocks than the market had anticipated.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wet conditions delay large-scale sale at Brewarrina

Wet conditions delay large-scale sale at Brewarrina

Agents have extended the expressions of interest period for large-scale north-west NSW grazing property, Narran Park.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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No more cases of rare disease after a surprise cluster in cattle

No more cases of rare disease after a surprise cluster in cattle

Experts are hoping a rare outbreak of viral livestock disease in Victoria has been contained.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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No more cases of rare viral disease after a surprise cluster in cattle

No more cases of rare viral disease after a surprise cluster in cattle

Experts are hoping a rare outbreak of viral livestock disease in Victoria has been contained.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Beer market tops up but United Malt spills $3m in profits

Beer market tops up but United Malt spills $3m in profits

In a week when other big agribusinesses are posting profit leaps jumps, United Malt Group reports a 24 per cent drop in half-year net profit
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (31)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Global events influence rising farm input costs

Global events influence rising farm input costs

Continued market strength bodes well for the upcoming season.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (26)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dairy's labour shortage leaves farmers in despair

Dairy's labour shortage leaves farmers in despair

ADF president Rick Gladigau has backed a call from Seniors Australia to exempt employment income from the age pension means test to boost workforce participation.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Prized Western District property offers size and scale

Prized Western District property offers size and scale

The Huggins family is selling their prized Western District property Willah near Balmoral.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Prized Western District property offers size and scale

Prized Western District property offers size and scale

The Huggins family is selling their prized Western District property Willah near Balmoral.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New herbicide tolerant barley on its way

New herbicide tolerant barley on its way

A new barley production system featuring herbicide tolerant lines developed by AGT will be available from next year.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New herbicide tolerant barley on its way

New herbicide tolerant barley on its way

A new barley production system featuring herbicide tolerant lines developed by AGT will be available from next year.
Thursday, May 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rain and grain demand drive huge Nufarm profit lift

Rain and grain demand drive huge Nufarm profit lift

Nufarm net profit after tax more than doubles to $133m, helped by big earnings gains in North American and the Asia-Pacific
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (16)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A host of new features added to Puma and Maxxum tractors

A host of new features added to Puma and Maxxum tractors

Operator comfort and convenience are at the centre of the updates.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (20)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Barley Australia merger complete

Barley Australia merger complete

Barley Australia is now a part of Grains Australia after the merger process formally went through.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (18)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grain sector calls for marquee event to rival Beef conference

Grain sector calls for marquee event to rival Beef conference

Grain Producers Australia is looking for government backing to set up a marquee event for the grains industry each year.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (16)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grain sector calls for marquee event to rival Beef conference

Grain sector calls for marquee event to rival Beef conference

Grain Producers Australia is looking for government backing to set up a marquee event for the grains industry each year.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bullish AACo profit up 67pc as global dining scene rebounds

Bullish AACo profit up 67pc as global dining scene rebounds

The growing popularity of Australian Agricultural Company beef brands in North America, South Korea and Europe have propelled its profits.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fake food industry needs to drop anti-livestock agenda

Fake food industry needs to drop anti-livestock agenda

Not all Australian farmers are ready to buddy up to the fake food industry just yet.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Modular homes to remedy public housing crisis in country areas

Modular homes to remedy public housing crisis in country areas

Victoria's urgent response to public housing shortages in the country has its critics.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Modular homes to remedy public housing crisis in country areas

Modular homes to remedy public housing crisis in country areas

Victoria's urgent response to public housing shortages in the country has its critics.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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FMD vaccine included in first response strategy

FMD vaccine included in first response strategy

Australia will consider vaccines as part of the response strategy if FMD outbreak occurs.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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FMD vaccine included in first response strategy

FMD vaccine included in first response strategy

Australia will consider vaccines as part of the response strategy if FMD outbreak occurs.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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