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22 November 2012
View news from Australia Queensland Farm Suffers Wet Spell
AUSTRALIA - For two years, one of the only large coastal cattle properties in south-east Queensland was shrouded in suffocating rain....
20 November 2012
View news from Australia Farmers Essential For Vegetation Management
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers are playing a leading role in managing native vegetation to help boost production outcomes, according to a new report released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)....
19 November 2012
View news from Australia Producers Welcome Stewardship Role
AUSTRALIA - NSW Farmers today welcomed a report by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) which highlights the substantial contribution farmers make to improving environmental outcomes in NSW....
15 November 2012
View news from Australia NSW Initiate Plans for Cattle Grazing Trial
AUSTRALIA - The NSW Government has announced plans for a scientific cattle grazing trial in national parks in the state's south-west, beginning next year....
14 November 2012
View news from Australia Export Opportunities Forecast
Australia - 200 Brahman have been flown cattle class as part of a programme to improve Indonesia's domestic herd. ...
13 November 2012
View news from Australia Carbon Tax Having Little Effect on Dairies
AUSTRALIA - A study carried out by Melbourne University indicates the carbon tax is having little effect on dairy farmers....
12 November 2012
View news from Australia Unique Opportunity for Future Vets
AUSTRALIA - Under the supervision of Esperance vet Dr Enoch Bergman eight veterinary students at Murdoch University are taking part in a large scale practical course....
06 November 2012
View news from Australia New Approach to Deliver for Australian Dairy Farmers
AUSTRALIA- Dairy New South Wales (NSW) is moving to a skills-based board, replacing the existing model of regional representation, to deliver better outcomes for farmers, according to an industry pres release. ...
View news from Australia Lion Promises Pay Rise for Dairy Farmers
AUSTRALIA- Dairy farmers in New South Wales NSW and south east Queensland will get a price rise for their milk - after months of complaining of low returns....
30 October 2012
View news from Australia Agriculture Key to Australia's Role in Asia
AUSTRALIA - Primary producers, agricultural businesses and regional communities will be big winners as Australia positions itself as a leading food and fibre supplier to the growing Asian marketplace in the Asian century....
View news from Australia New Drought Strategy Receives Support
AUSTRALIA - Reform of Australia’s drought policy is another step closer with Commonwealth, State and Territory Governments today agreeing on the framework for a new national drought package focussed on risk management and preparedness rather than crisis...
24 October 2012
View news from Australia Perception, Policy, Prices - Key Issues Affecting Agriculture
AUSTRALIA - Government policy, funding and decision making, commodity prices and the Australian dollar, and the perception of agriculture among the community are the three key issues facing Australian agriculture, according to the nation’s farmers and...
23 October 2012
View news from Australia Policies Needed to Support Agriculture, Not Strangle it
AUSTRALIA - The nation’s peak agricultural representative body, the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has called on Parliament to deliver a long-term strategic focus for Australia’s agricultural sector....
View news from Australia Tagging Cattle Correctly
AUSTRALIA - Cattle producers are reminded to ensure that the correct National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) tags are applied prior to cattle being moved....
19 October 2012
View news from Australia Home-Grown Feed on the Menu for Dairy
US - Dairy farming in challenging economic conditions is the focus of a number of field days in the Murray region next week as part of Dairy Australia’s Tactics for Tight Times campaign. ...
12 October 2012
View news from Australia Union Wants Clarity on Fonterra Factory Job Losses
AUSTRALIA - The union representing workers at Fonterra's factory at Cororooke, in south-west Victoria, says the company needs to provide more details about possible job losses at the site....
10 October 2012
View news from Australia Free Energy Assessments for Your Farm
AUSTRALIA - Dairy Australia has secured federal funding for energy assessments on 900 Australian. dairy farms. The project, 'Smarter energy use on Australian dairy farms', received A$1 million from the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency....
09 October 2012
View news from Australia Victoria Supports Live Export Trade
AUSTRALIA - The Victorian Farmers Federation has backed the live export trade, arguing it’s a crucial to the nation and many developing countries that lack the cold-chain distribution networks needed to store meat....
04 October 2012
View news from Australia Livestock Welfare this Dry Season
AUSTRALIA - With the recent dry weather set to continue, Biosecurity Queensland is urging livestock owners to take appropriate measures to ensure the welfare of their stock....
01 October 2012
View news from Australia Trending Possible Weather Scenarios
AUSTRALIA - Producers spend at least part of every day thinking about the weather but how does tomorrow’s predicted temperature fit into the long term planning to manage climate variability. For the first time, research has provided some answers and...
27 September 2012
View news from Australia Dairy Tactics for Tight Times
AUSTRALIA - Dairy farmers are facing major challenges in the 2012/13 season, as lower milk prices and higher input costs affect cash flow and on-going farm profitability. In response, Dairy Australia has developed 'Tactics for Tight Times' to support...
View news from Australia Improving Food Chain Relations
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon David Bradbury MP, yesterday convened a forum on Food Sector Relationships bringing together representatives from along the food supply...
26 September 2012
View news from Australia Be Prepared for Changes to Livestock Transport Rules
AUSTRALIA - Australian dairy farmers are set to be well-prepared for upcoming changes to the national standards for transporting bobby calves, using a detailed information pack developed by Dairy Australia....
21 September 2012
View news from Australia New Campaign to Increase Dairy Consumption
AUSTRALIA - Brownes has launched a A$1 million yoghurt campaign in a bid to assist the Western Australian Dairy Industry....
20 September 2012
View news from Australia Higher Farmgate Prices, Milk Production
AUSTRALIA - Australian dairy farmers should anticipate a slight upwards shift in projected farmgate prices to $4.70-$5.00/kgMS (34-36cpl) according to Dairy Australia’s latest Situation and Outlook update....
19 September 2012
View news from Australia Milk Price Dominates Industry
AUSTRALIA - Milk price has dominated the start of the 2012/13 season with southern export region farmers facing a 8-10 per cent drop while northern domestic producers also face negative price signals, according to the latest dairy situation and outlook...
View news from Australia Agricultural Export Earnings to Remain Strong
AUSTRALIA - Australia’s export earnings from agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors are forecast to remain strong in 2012–13, according to the Agricultural commodities – September Quarter 2012....
17 September 2012
View news from Australia Unity Required to Strengthen Live Export Trade
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Farmers Federation (Inc.) (WAFarmers) wants greater cooperation between industry and government to ensure the survival of Australia’s live export trade....
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