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New dairy chief

PEAK dairy group Australian Dairy Farmers today welcomed DairyBio co-director Dr David Nation as the new managing…

Drought aid extra

The Federal Government will extend the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) from three to four years to help the nation’s…

Farm production lifts

The value of farm production is forecast to $61.4 billion in 2018–19, well above the 10-year average of $55 billion…

Milk price rallies

The global farmgate milk price cycle has turned and set the tone for a more bullish market, with a Southern…

Weight gain boost

New research from the Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation has shown an inexpensive mineral supplement can have…

WA crop chat

Western Australian grain growers are encouraged to help identify issues critical to the grains industry in their…

It's Ewe Time - MLA

One of the sheep industry’s most popular extension and adoption programs, It’s Ewe Time, returns in July and August,…

Ag science whiz kids…

Australia’s top young scientists each received the prestigious ICM Agrifood Award at the ATSE Innovation Dinner held…

Crop yields to fall -…

The scene has been set for below-average winter crop harvest volumes, as very low soil moisture levels across…

Big dry hits wool

The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee has downsized its forecast of shorn wool production for the…
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Mick on the move

The Board of the Australian Farm Institute has announced that founding Executive Director Mick Keogh has resigned…
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Live-ex reforms…

Sheep Producers Australia has welcomed moves by Australian livestock exporters to bring cultural change to their…
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Canola blackleg index

The latest blackleg ratings for canola cultivars have been made available to the nation’s grain growers.
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Mouse wars

Australia’s largest investment in research on the impact of mice on cropping has been announced by the Grains…
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Lamb redefined

A change in the definition of lamb has been officially endorsed by Sheep Producers Australia, following significant…
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Bold ag vision

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched a new initiative by the National Farmers’ Federation which aims to…
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Bronzed butchers

It was a red carpet event for Australia’s best butchers when they won Bronze at the World Butcher’s Challenge in…
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Quad safety

The ACCC has proposed major changes to improve the safety of quad bikes, including the introduction of a safety…
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Kalyx on the go

Leading national Australian agricultural research company, Kalyx has announced that it will be investing over $1…
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Lamb diet RD&A

A range of dietary additives showing potential to improve the viability of newborn animals when supplied in utero…
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Deep learning

There has been a lot of hype around artificial intelligence during the past couple of years.
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Grain contracts…

Grain marketing organisation AWB Harvest Finance Pools Pty Ltd has made changes to its standard form grain pool…
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ACCC MG worries

The ACCC says its concerns around the proposed acquisition of the assets of Murray Goulburn (ASX:MGC) by Saputo are…
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Rice scholarship

SunRice is proud to announce Annabel Arnold from Berrigan as the 2018 recipient of the Jan Cathcart Memorial…
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No kidding

A feasibility study into opportunities to encourage goatmeat consumption in Australia has identified that…
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Wool Vs synthetics

Australian Wool Innovation and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation have joined forces to talk up the…
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Seed for autumn feed

For farmers who may traditionally buy their feed from an external source rather than growing it on-farm, there’s one…
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MDB plan stalls

The Murray Darling Basin Plan faces an uncertain future following a decision by Federal Labor to side with the…
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Beef patents pegged

Meat & Livestock Australia has welcomed a decision in the Federal Court of Australia that effectively requires…
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Market insights

Red meat producers now have access to in-depth insights into what is driving demand for Australian product in global…
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Maternal genetics

The latest in maternal genetic trials and genomic testing will be outlined to stud and commercial producers at the…
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TTTP boon

Australian beef, sheep, wool, wine and horticulture growers will benefit from a mix of lower tariffs and improved…
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Welfare spotlight

Strong and demonstrable sustainability and welfare credentials will be critical to Australia’s world-leading…
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OJD survey

Sheep producers are being encouraged to participate in a new survey to help researchers investigating why the…
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APVMA's pledge

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has committed to a range of performance…
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Grain R&D boost

The Grains Research and Development Corporation has announced a major new $18 million, five-year investment aimed at…
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Treating seeds

Poor preparation and application were to blame for many grain growers achieving suboptimal results with on-farm seed…
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SPA appointments

Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its Board – Chris Mirams in the capacity of…
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Chickpea protest

Fledgling federal agriculture minister, David Littleproud, will test his nTRIFFegotiating skills when he visits…
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Unappetising ads

Youfoodz and Meat and Livestock Australia have made the Advertising Standard’s Board 2017 most complained about ads…
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Tech monitoring

John Deere has launched its latest advanced guidance and machine data sharing technology with the addition of three…
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Veg databank

Horticulture Innovation Australia has worked with global grocery statistics company, Nielsen, to bring vegetable…
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Profits up

Branded food processor SunRice experienced a big year-on-year 15.9 per cent lift in net profit after tax for the six…
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Ag's new man

Australia’s new federal agriculture minister is 41-year-old Queensland conservative David Kelly Littleproud.
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Storing grain

As harvest wraps up for 2017, the Grains Research and Development Corporation is reminding growers that managing…
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Purple corn!

Purple corn is a hot item on the menu at the University of Queensland where Sscientists are developing new varieties…
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Basin 'on track'

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority said today it was on course to deliver a 'stronger and more effective compliance…
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Wonder wheat

A new type of super healthy wheat that has 10 times the amount of the fibre of regular wheat has been developed by…
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Virtual profitability

Virtual fencing for spatial grazing of sheep could potentially unlock profitability gains and practical benefits for…
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Talking R&D

Improving the uptake of Australia’s world-class research and development will require deeper consideration of…
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Tender-er beef

The eating quality of Australia’s already world-renowned beef is on the rise with the national average Meat…
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Dairy 'spot on'

Industry advocacy group Dairy Connect has backed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s call today for…
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SunRice's new snacks

The goodness of Riverina brown rice is now available in an adult bite-sized snack, the latest value-added innovation…
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OBE's RAP

Australia’s oldest organic beef marketing company OBE Organic has become one of the first Australian agribusinesses…
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CCA's new woman CEO

The Cattle Council of Australia has appointed Margo Andrae as its first ever female CEO.
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APVMA's new boss

Dr Chris Parker has been appointed the permanent CEO of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.
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Barnaby's bumpy ride

Relocation of the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medications Authority to Armidale is in the spotlight this…
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Saputo swoops

The fate of embattled dairy processor Murray Goulburn Cooperative - until recently Australia's largest - has been…
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MSA adding value

An estimated $130 million was delivered back to beef producers through added farm gate returns with more than 2.7…
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Little shock

The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to allow businesses in the new Eastern Energy Buyers Group to…
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Women in rice

Applications close this Saturday 14 October for the Jan Cathcart Scholarship for women with connections to the rice…
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Eyes forward

The rural sector needs immediate and total focus when it comes to attracting human talent to meet the requirements…
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R&D rising

The value of Australian rural Research and Development is on the rise, according to a new report released today by…
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Q-fly control

For decades, researchers around the world have refined the development of sterile male fruit flies to control wild…
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Wool fabric innovation

Australian Wool Innovation’s marketing arm, the Woolmark Company, has unveiled the latest round of innovative wool…
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Ag powerhouse

Australian agriculture has emerged as the fastest growing sector and the largest contributor to national GDP growth…
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Robotic award

University of Sydney engineer Professor Salah Sukkarieh has won the 2017 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in…
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APVMA fail

Federal shadow for agriculture Joel Fitzgibbon has called out the Deputy Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister…
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Bins for beyondblue

Brightly coloured chaser bins at six national field days will be used to raise awareness around mental health and…
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Beef eat quality

Meat & Livestock Australia will invest nearly $28 million in new research into 'the next frontier' in the objective…
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Compliance call

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is putting growers and traders in the horticulture industry on…
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