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Heritage-listed sheep farm for sale, online auction

Heritage-listed sheep farm for sale, online auction

The homestead and woolshed were built in the mid-1800s.
Monday, September 28, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Indonesian feedlots squeezed but boxed beef steady

Indonesian feedlots squeezed but boxed beef steady

Update of bilateral trade in live cattle and beef to Indo during pandemic
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A focus on high quality medical cannabis products

A focus on high quality medical cannabis products

A medical cannabis company with a focus on providing high quality and affordable products for Australian customers has seen an increase in uptake in recent years, as local customers jump on board the potential healing properties.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Currency shifts and tight supplies drive wool prices up

Currency shifts and tight supplies drive wool prices up

Wool auctions had an uptick in activity last week as buyers scurried for tight stocks.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rain rebuilds yield potential

Rain rebuilds yield potential

The spring rainfall will lock in a lot of the yield potential that had existed as we came out of winter.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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eShepherd secures $335,000 grant to virtually protect Reef

eShepherd secures $335,000 grant to virtually protect Reef

A digital fencing platform is being trialed to enhance grazing management while better protecting the Great Barrier Reef.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Hay, the national fodder industry has a new boss

Hay, the national fodder industry has a new boss

South Australian grower Brad Griffiths has been elected chairman of the Australian Fodder Industry Association.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ranger plan for the Territory mapped out

Ranger plan for the Territory mapped out

Service-funded, 16-strong Territory Livestock Ranger group in the making.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Nufarm weathers tough season and $456m full-year loss

Nufarm weathers tough season and $456m full-year loss

Despite a 6.5 per cent revenue lift, thanks partly to improved seasonal conditions in Australia, Nufarm's performance has been disappointing
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Genome editing has the potential to reshape agriculture

Genome editing has the potential to reshape agriculture

While genome editing is certainly not a silver bullet for solving all agricultural challenges, it is the most promising technology for breeding in the last 30 years, says a top US official.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Corporate influence sees ag grow

Corporate influence sees ag grow

The corporatorisation of farmland and agribusiness assets can be a contentious topic.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Frankenstein food versus happy cattle: how will the cookie crumble?

Frankenstein food versus happy cattle: how will the cookie crumble?

Livestock industry urged to build on its considerable strengths
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New pear variety plantings get underway

New pear variety plantings get underway

Australian growers have invested in the new pear variety, QTee.
Sunday, September 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (16)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The megatrends that will impact future red meat demand

The megatrends that will impact future red meat demand

There are four key megatrends that will influence consumers' red meat buying habits.
Saturday, September 26, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (24)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Waterlogging resistance breakthrough

Waterlogging resistance breakthrough

Floods are likely to become more common in the future, so a breakthrough in waterlogging tolerance will be important into the future.
Saturday, September 26, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (30)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CGH to close after selling facility

CGH to close after selling facility

Priced at $2.2m, the site is for sale through Elders Real Estate.
Saturday, September 26, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (33)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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How the sheep industry can secure a sustainable workforce

How the sheep industry can secure a sustainable workforce

Attracting, developing, and retaining the right young people will help drive Australia's sheep industry forward.
Friday, September 25, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GrainGrowers highlights its budget wish list

GrainGrowers highlights its budget wish list

Trade and market access, telecommunications and drought are some of the areas GrainGrowers hopes the government considers in its budget.
Friday, September 25, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (27)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rising tide of opportunities for ag in $1.5b seaweed industry

Rising tide of opportunities for ag in $1.5b seaweed industry

Seaweed offers far more than just new aquaculture options for Australia's primary production sector
Friday, September 25, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (27)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GrainCorp to bulk up its workforce

GrainCorp to bulk up its workforce

GrainCorp is getting prepared for the upcoming harvest, looking to put on at least 3100 casuals this year, over three times 2019-20.
Friday, September 25, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (51)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agribusiness buzz in brief

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A quick look at what some of the players in agribusiness are doing and talking about.
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (48)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bulldozing the stigma

Bulldozing the stigma

A novel idea to spray paint a Cat bulldozer bright blue is more than just a whim - it aims to raise mental health awareness.
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (56)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Big 'middle ground' on live-ex opens doors

Big 'middle ground' on live-ex opens doors

New research shows live export is more than a single issue
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (35)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wave Hill to be sold with 40,000 branded cattle

Wave Hill to be sold with 40,000 branded cattle

Western Grazing's major NT property Wave Hill is being be sold with 40,000 branded cattle.
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cows serial killing koalas: there are witness statements

Cows serial killing koalas: there are witness statements

Researcher looks to strategies to protect vulnerable koalas from bovine threats.
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (54)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Port Botany waterfront dispute puts ag on back foot

Port Botany waterfront dispute puts ag on back foot

Millions of dollars lost in protracted union-stevedore row
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (43)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rare opportunity to buy into SA's Barossa Valley

Rare opportunity to buy into SA's Barossa Valley

A rare opportunity to buy into SA's world-renowned Barossa Valley wine region has come onto the market.
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (40)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GGL elects new director, Turton wins another term

GGL elects new director, Turton wins another term

Richard Konzag was elected to the GGL board while Rhys Turton was re-elected at the organisation's recent AGM.
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ag's reliance on equity to manage risk will be slow to change: Keogh

Ag's reliance on equity to manage risk will be slow to change: Keogh

Farming twice as risky as other sectors, research shows
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NSW takes lead on farm workers code being in place for harvest

NSW takes lead on farm workers code being in place for harvest

"The code means that farmers from Warialda to Wagga can get the best skilled workers"
Thursday, September 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (65)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Mayne's Norwood heads to auction

Mayne's Norwood heads to auction

Norwood will be auctioned by Elders in Springsure on November 18.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rural property market currently a 'perfect balance'

Rural property market currently a 'perfect balance'

The best property marketplace is one where both parties in the transaction end up relatively unhappy, and that's what's currently occurring in regional Australia.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (48)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fels joins Colliers International WA

Fels joins Colliers International WA

Anthony Fels has joined Colliers International's agribusiness transaction services team in Western Australia.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (36)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Louis Dreyfus begats another marketing JV with Namoi Cotton

Louis Dreyfus begats another marketing JV with Namoi Cotton

Louis Dreyfus Company will bankroll and own most of the new Namoi Cotton Marketing Alliance
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (39)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Turning point for pastures

Turning point for pastures

Decisions will be paddock-by-paddock and tied in with rebuilding
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (80)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cattle producers not adequately represented

Cattle producers not adequately represented

CPA boss says industry must embrace common sense change.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (73)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Merino wool earns international certification

Merino wool earns international certification

International certification body Allergy Standards Limited has officially recognised bedding products made from Merino wool as asthma and allergy friendly.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (87)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Investors turn to ag sector

Investors turn to ag sector

Investors have been watching the agricultural sector closely.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2021 Zanda McDonald Award shortlist announced

2021 Zanda McDonald Award shortlist announced

Two winners - one from each side of the Tasman - to be crowned this year.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (50)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Will the spring lamb peak be absorbed?

Will the spring lamb peak be absorbed?

The spring lamb flush is underway, but there are concerns about processors' ongoing ability to absorb numbers.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (44)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farm flowers could pull pollinators

Farm flowers could pull pollinators

Having floral resources is a good way to attract a diversity of pollinators.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (77)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Exciting plant virus detection work

Exciting plant virus detection work

A scheme using genome sequencing to develop quicker and more accurate plant virus detection is on trial at Horsham.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (83)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Businessman, horse breeder Bob Ingham dies

Businessman, horse breeder Bob Ingham dies

The Ingham's company became the largest producer of chickens and turkeys in Australia.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (101)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Trials highlights differences in chickpea disease resistance

Trials highlights differences in chickpea disease resistance

A northern NSW chickpea trial has graphically illustrated how much chickpea disease management strategies need to vary variety to variety.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (73)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Paddy's Lagoon offers CQ coastal grazing

Paddy's Lagoon offers CQ coastal grazing

The 921 hectare CQ coastal grazing property Paddy's Lagoon has been listed for sale at $3.5 million.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wallaloo Park pleased with even ram sale result

Wallaloo Park pleased with even ram sale result

The top price ram made $16,000 but Trent Carter, Wallaloo Merinos, was most pleased about the depth of the sale, with an average of $2731.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (42)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Australian Dairy Plan is set to be released

The Australian Dairy Plan is set to be released

Dairy farmers are waiting for the imminent release of a major industry plan.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (38)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Barley unveils brand new 2030 vision

Barley unveils brand new 2030 vision

A new report says the Australian barley industry must look for new markets but not forget about China in the wake of the tariffs affair.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (25)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NSW lamb numbers jump rapidly, Victorian switch taking longer

NSW lamb numbers jump rapidly, Victorian switch taking longer

A significant switch from old lambs to new season lambs is occurring in Victorian saleyards at the moment, while NSW numbers are jumping rapidly.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (61)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rex's metro flight plan lures $150m from new Asian backer

Rex's metro flight plan lures $150m from new Asian backer

Regional Express is in advanced negotiations for fresh funds with PAG Asia Capital, a prominent investor in fast food and real estate.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (58)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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