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27 December 2012
View news from Australia Botulism Cases Confirmed Near Longreach
AUSTRALIA - Livestock producers are urged to check their cattle for signs of botulism following confirmed cases near Longreach, Winton and Aramac. ...
21 December 2012
View news from Australia Study Identifies the Drivers for Sustainable Land Management
AUSTRALIA - A new study by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) identifies financial and environmental concerns as the key drivers influencing the adoption of sustainable farming practices in Australia. ...
View news from Australia Livestock Farmers Advised Over Heat Precautions
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are being urged to ensure they take special care of their livestock during summer’s extreme heat, as statewide temperatures are forecast in many areas to rise to the low 40s (degrees centigrade) before Christmas....
View news from Australia Rural Confidence Lower - Rabobank
AUSTRALIA - A survey for the last quarter indicates Australian farming sentiment has deteriorated....
19 December 2012
View news from Australia Cattle Industry Management Committee Endorses BJD action
AUSTRALIA - Western Australia’s Cattle Industry Funding Scheme Management Committee has endorsed recommendations by the Department of Agriculture and Food to maintain the State’s bovine Johne’s disease (BJD) Free Zone status....
View news from Australia Farm Exports, Earnings Up in 2012
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has welcomed the annual update of Australia’s agricultural statistics that shows earning and farm exports are up in 2012....
18 December 2012
View news from Australia Northern Territory Cattle Stations Linked to BJD Outbreak
AUSTRALIA - Four cattle stations in the Northern Territory have had movement restrictions placed on them, because of links to a Brahman stud in Queensland which tested positive to bovine Johne's disease in November....
View news from Australia Ministers Hear Call on Drought
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales (NSW) Farmers welcomed a decision today by the Standing Council on Primary Industries that it will develop an in-drought business support proposal for consideration as part of a new drought policy....
View news from Australia State Issue Movement Reminder
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Agriculture and Food is reminding importers of stock from interstate to ensure import conditions are met....
14 December 2012
View news from Australia New CEO for Murray Dairy
AUSTRALIA - Murray Dairy has appointed Leanne Mulcahy as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)....
13 December 2012
View news from Australia Strong Year Predicted for Farming and Exports
AUSTRALIA - Farm income is expected to remain strong but ease slightly through 2013 with the exports forecast for primary industries predicting a strong year, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)....
11 December 2012
View news from Australia New Johne's Test Means Faster Results
AUSTRALIA - The battle against Johne's disease has taken a turn as scientists have discovered a test that is expected to cut down waiting period for results from two months down to one week, reports ABC Rural. ...
10 December 2012
View news from Australia Global Prices and EU Production Down
GLOBAL - EU butter and milk powder production is down and a strong season for New Zealand dairy farming has caused dairy commodities to drop on the trade Weighted Index for the week ending 7 December, reports Dairy Australia in their fortnightly update....
View news from Australia Progress Made in Controlling Johne's Outbreak
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity Queensland has made substantial progress in responding to the current bovine Johne's disease (BJD) incident in Queensland after outbreaks in the Rockhampton area. ...
View news from Australia Report on Sustainable Milk Released by WAFarmers and CBG
AUSTRALIA - A report outlining sustainability in milk prices has been released by the Western Australian Farmers Federation (Inc.) (WAFarmers) Dairy Section Council and the Collective Bargaining Group of WA (CBG). ...
06 December 2012
View news from Australia RSCPA Calls for Sale Yard Phase Out
AUSTRALIA - Concerns in the sale yard sector are arising about criticism coming from welfare groups which could be heightened due to revelations that some Queensland farmers are turning to deadweight trade, reports ABC Rural. ...
05 December 2012
View news from Australia Banks Called on to Pass Cuts to Rural Sector
AUSTRALIA - NSW Farmers’ Association have called on Australian banks to pass on the reduction in their funding costs to the rural sector....
03 December 2012
View news from Australia New Genomic Predictors for Improved Reproduction
AUSTRALIA - Brahman herd profitability should rapidly increase during the next decade with the adoption of new genomic predictors for fertility, reports Meat and Livestock Australia....
View news from Australia Indian Couch Grass Help for Burdekin Farmers
AUSTRALIA - Help is on its way for Burdekin district graziers battling against an Indian couch invasion....
View news from Australia Johne's Quarantine Covers 158 Queensland Farms
AUSTRALIA - Queensland's Minister for Agriculture, John McVeigh, has met in Rockhampton with AgForce, the Cattle Council, the Australian Brahman Breeders' Association, agents and landowners to discuss the Bovine Johne's Disease outbreak in central Queensland,...
View news from Australia AACo Wins Agribusiness Export Award
AUSTRALIA - Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) has won the prestigious Agribusiness Award at the 50th Australian Export Awards, held at Parliament House in Canberra this week....
29 November 2012
View news from Australia Johne's Disease Present in Herd for Many Years
AUSTRALIA - The recent outbreak of Bovine Johne's Disease (BJD) in Queensland is thought to have been affecting a beef herd for many years, according to Queesnalnd Chief Veterinary Officer, Rick Symons....
View news from Australia NSW Govt Threaten to Limit Water Buy Back Amount
AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Government has intensified water issues in the light of the Murray-Darling Basin plan, saying it will impose a limit on water buybacks from January, if state and federal governments don't commit to a cap....
28 November 2012
View news from Australia Johne's Outbreak Requires Quarantine
AUSTRALIA - Four properties in central Queensland near Rockhampton and Moura have been quarantined after cattle tested positive to bovine Johne's disease....
26 November 2012
View news from Australia Murray Darling Basin Plan Now Law
AUSTRALIA - After more than 100 years of difficulties, Australia now has a single, national plan for managing water in the Murray-Darling Basin....
View news from Australia Johne's Disease Detected in Rockhampton
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity Queensland and the Queensland Government are striving to prevent the spread of Johne's disease after detection of the condition in a beef stud cattle herd in the Rockhampton area....
23 November 2012
View news from Australia Import Compliance Plan Unveiled for 2013
AUSTRALIA - A new compliance plan unveiled by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), will enable Australia’s importers to make informed decisions while helping ensure goods destined for our shores meet Australia’s stringent...
View news from Australia Farmers Express Murray Darling Basin Plan Importance
AUSTRALIA - Producer lobbying group, New South Wales Farmers (NSW), have said that the water management framework, Murray Darling Basin Plan, must meet their key expectations upon reviewing it or they will not support the plan....
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