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Impressive weight gains, carcase traits in WA's Gate 2 Plate

Impressive weight gains, carcase traits in WA's Gate 2 Plate

Charolais-Angus calves from the WA College of Agriculture, Harvey, take top honours
Saturday, June 25, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Home to the rich and famous built on the sheep's back

Home to the rich and famous built on the sheep's back

Wool mansion witnesses the rise and fall of the squatters and survives to tell the story
Saturday, June 25, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A flood is happily coming for Cooper Creek channel country

A flood is happily coming for Cooper Creek channel country

Watch out there's a flood coming, but here in the outback that's good news.
Saturday, June 25, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dairy Symposium visits NSW Mid North Coast

Dairy Symposium visits NSW Mid North Coast

This year's DRF Symposium returns to a face-to-face format combining a series of guest speakers on day one with on-farm sessions on day two.
Saturday, June 25, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grain prices hit some headwinds

Grain prices hit some headwinds

We may be in for a period of subdued prices on CBOT wheat.
Friday, June 24, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (23)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Guaranteeing boxed meat labels are right

Guaranteeing boxed meat labels are right

Verifying the contents of boxed meat critical for export markets.
Friday, June 24, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (25)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Third La Nina threatens even worse flooding

Third La Nina threatens even worse flooding

Climate experts say Australia needs to plan ahead for a third La Nina and even worse flooding.
Friday, June 24, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (23)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gippsland farmer continues a sustainable tradition

Gippsland farmer continues a sustainable tradition

Change is nothing new for the Andersons who milk 500 crossbreed cows and look at every opportunity to farm sustainably and profitably.
Friday, June 24, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (21)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Barambah Organics claims top honours

Barambah Organics claims top honours

Australia's largest organic dairy scoops the prestigious best product prize at the Dairy Industry Association of Australia Awards.
Friday, June 24, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (27)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agribusiness buzz in brief

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A snapshot look around the traps at some of the news and talking points in agribusiness.
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (21)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Robotic dog takes on tough tasks at abattoirs

Robotic dog takes on tough tasks at abattoirs

The latest in the processing sector's search for labour solutions is a robotic dog
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (23)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Water Minister ignores dept staff floodplain harvest concerns

Water Minister ignores dept staff floodplain harvest concerns

In an email, a senior official said a legal challenge was "considered likely" if suggested changes were not made to the proposed flows targets, which would only restrict floodplain harvesting during the "first flush" after a dry period.
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Linking production decisions with enhanced beef flavour

Linking production decisions with enhanced beef flavour

Sensory scientist Heather Smyth talks about linking business decisions to beef flavour
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cotton farmers urged to think about fert plans

Cotton farmers urged to think about fert plans

It seems some way ahead but cotton producers are being encouraged to think about fertiliser requirements for the 2022-23 crop.
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Livestock plays catch-up with probiotics

Livestock plays catch-up with probiotics

See what the experts say on probiotic use in livestock intestinal health
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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ACCC warned 'big dragon' duopoly pushing up food prices

ACCC warned 'big dragon' duopoly pushing up food prices

The nation's competition watchdog has been warned the market imbalance created by the "big dragon" supermarket duopoly will continue to push food prices up and drive family-owned operations out of business.
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Oilseeds upbeat about jet fuel opportunities

Oilseeds upbeat about jet fuel opportunities

Qantas and Airbus have committed $200 million towards the develop of a local biofuel industry designed to produce aviation fuel.
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (23)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Holy alliance between motorbikes and old church set to end

Holy alliance between motorbikes and old church set to end

South Australia's Peterborough is all revved up over a peculiar property sale in the historic country town.
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (23)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rice crop rebound sets SunRice profit soaring 166pc

Rice crop rebound sets SunRice profit soaring 166pc

Despite growing inflationary pressures and freight frustrations SunRice posts a $48.7m profit for 2021-22
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (576)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Tiny gun sight battery catches hunters off guard

Tiny gun sight battery catches hunters off guard

Australian hunters say they have been caught off guard by a new consumer law restricting the use of button batteries.
Thursday, June 23, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (574)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Plotting the move of young families from city to the country

Plotting the move of young families from city to the country

The future people of the country might have started out in the city.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (568)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Live cattle still going to Indo but FMD vaccine is critical

Live cattle still going to Indo but FMD vaccine is critical

MLA revises down its forecast live-ex numbers for 2022 to just 500,000
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farmers told to ask for help from willing volunteers

Farmers told to ask for help from willing volunteers

With about 10,000 volunteers, Rural Aid's Farm Army is more than ready to help. Its only challenge is encouraging enough farmers to ask for a hand.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (15)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Horse haven builds a couple's future

Horse haven builds a couple's future

A horse agistment property was the perfect stepping stone for young teachers Emily and Tom Blackburn to make their dream of farm ownership come true.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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European manufacturers partner up on autonomous machinery ambitions

European manufacturers partner up on autonomous machinery ambitions

German manufacturers Claas and Amazone have advanced their autonomous farm machinery plans through an increased investment in a Dutch agtech start-up.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dutch farmers protest against govt plans

Dutch farmers protest against govt plans

The protest was organised after the government published targets for reducing emissions.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Valuable kangaroo trade answers its critics

Valuable kangaroo trade answers its critics

Kangaroo industry decides it's time to answer its critics in the USA.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Focus on reducing dairy's methane footprint

Focus on reducing dairy's methane footprint

Research continues to investigate if feed additives reduce methane emissions in cows.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Mike Carrol to lead Incitec Pivot Fertiliser board after demerger

Mike Carrol to lead Incitec Pivot Fertiliser board after demerger

Chairman designate announced to lead Incitec Pivot Fertilisers if the structural separation from Dyna Nobel is approved.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Accolades for New Holland's top dealers of 2022

Accolades for New Holland's top dealers of 2022

A machinery dealership from NSW's Riverina region has been recognised as New Holland's 2022 Dealer of the Year.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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One way to avoid waiting for your new car is to spend big

One way to avoid waiting for your new car is to spend big

Frustrated Aussie car buyers are turning to auction houses to navigate the long wait times for new vehicles.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (31)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dig deeper to learn why $3.4m wasn't cheap for almost 3000 acres

Dig deeper to learn why $3.4m wasn't cheap for almost 3000 acres

When paying $1190 per acre for farm land is not the bargain it sounds like.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (20)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Barley eyes opportunities to heal Chinese relationship

Barley eyes opportunities to heal Chinese relationship

The election of the new Albanese government in Australia represents a time for both Aussie and Chinese officials to mend relationships
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (16)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bypassing the leather market: new ways for hides

Bypassing the leather market: new ways for hides

Shredding hides the pathway to adding value: AMPC research
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Most charges withdrawn in outback horse shooting case

Most charges withdrawn in outback horse shooting case

Many police charges have been withdrawn in long-running outback horse shooting case.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Push to move Ukrainian grain west through Europe

Push to move Ukrainian grain west through Europe

The west is trying to set up systems that allow more Ukrainian grain onto the world market but the loss of Black Sea is hard to replace.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (11)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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China presence hints at hope on barley front

China presence hints at hope on barley front

Official Chinese attendance at an Aussie-run webinar into the use of barley was seen as a positive sign for Australian barley exporters.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Retailer tackles sustainability

Retailer tackles sustainability

Morrisons supermarkets announced on May 31 its Sustainable Beef and Lamb Scheme.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Holograms of high-risk items warn airport arrivals in biosecurity trial

Holograms of high-risk items warn airport arrivals in biosecurity trial

Holograms of high-risk items would quickly catch the eye of new arrivals waiting to pick up their baggage.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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La Nina stalls for now but wet weather to continue

La Nina stalls for now but wet weather to continue

La Nina is gone for now but 50/50 chance it will return in a few months.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New study reveals feed supplement reduces methane emissions

New study reveals feed supplement reduces methane emissions

The study ran for 40 days using 40 lactating Holstein cows at Victoria's Ellinbank SmartFarm.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New study reveals feed supplement reduces methane emissions

New study reveals feed supplement reduces methane emissions

The study ran for 40 days using 40 lactating Holstein cows at Victoria's Ellinbank SmartFarm.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Putin's ideas on war 'phantasmagorical'

Putin's ideas on war 'phantasmagorical'

Explainer: This is why Ukraine's exports are important to the world economy and inflation.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Killen quits top job in another surprise AACo departure

Killen quits top job in another surprise AACo departure

The Australian Agricultural Company is starting an executive search internally and overseas to fill its suddenly vacant managing director's job.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (30)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Big jump in national farm cash income for grain and livestock

Big jump in national farm cash income for grain and livestock

Good rain and high commodity prices drive strong farm earnings for 2021-22, but high farm input prices will bite harder in 2022-23 says ABARES.
Monday, June 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (32)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cattle prices drop on the back of supply lift

Cattle prices drop on the back of supply lift

Most cattle indicators in the red but processor steers hold up
Monday, June 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (28)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NSW breaks the ice on a land tax

NSW breaks the ice on a land tax

NSW makes a start on its promised replacement of property stamp duties with a yearly land tax.
Monday, June 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (31)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CFMoto's next generation of ATVs hit the market

CFMoto's next generation of ATVs hit the market

The company has upgraded its CForce 400 and 400 EPS models as well as its best selling ATV in Australia, the 520 EPS.
Monday, June 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (27)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chances rise of China barley return

Chances rise of China barley return

Industry analysts believe the mutually beneficial outcomes of returning Australian barley into China will see the market reopen soon.
Monday, June 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (16)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gippsland's not-so-humble potatoes and beef

Gippsland's not-so-humble potatoes and beef

Victor Romano has got a profitable mix of potatoes and beef down to a fine art at his 571-hectare east Gippsland property, which also happens to feature a rather fine homestead.
Monday, June 20, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (23)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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