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14

Dec

2019

The day the glyphosate debate changed forever

It's easy to pinpoint when glyphosate shot into the public consciousness when the IARC report found it was a 'probable' carcinogen in 2015.
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13

Dec

2019

Registrations open for Hort Connections 2020

Hort Connections 2020 will take place in Brisbane next year.
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13

Dec

2019

Hottest day on record could be on its way

Hot air set to pass over central and eastenr Australia this week means our hottest day as a nation as a whole could be on its way.
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13

Dec

2019

Dairy's Code of Conduct on the horizon for farmers

With the dairy industry Mandatory Code of Conduct expected any day now, it is crucial that we as an industry do what we can to get it right.
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12

Dec

2019

Technology giant goes carbon neutral

Global manufacturer Bosch has set the ambitious target of carbon neutrality by the end of next year.
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12

Dec

2019

Lamb parasite finding no cause for concern

A nutrionist says consumers need to be alert, not alarmed, after a Flinders Uni study found toxoplasma in a third of lamb mince samples.
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12

Dec

2019

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A quick wrap up of some of the businesses, people and issues making news in agribusiness.
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12

Dec

2019

Weewondilla in recovery mode

Sheep numbers have really taken a hit at Weewondilla, north of Longreach, Queensland but thanks to an exclusion fence, the Webb family are now focused on rebuilding their flock.
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12

Dec

2019

BREAKING: Big win for farmers with mandatory Dairy Code release

In what looks to be a win for farmer groups, the mandatory Dairy Code of Conduct has just been released this morning and will be in place on New Year's Day.
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12

Dec

2019

Consumer watchdog warns parents to keep kids safe this holiday

ACCC is urging people to think about safety when using quads and side-by-side vehicles
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12

Dec

2019

Boardroom musical chairs at GrainCorp as malt spin-off looms

Energy sector director, Jane McAloon, and Deakin University's deputy chancellor, Kathy Grigg, have joined GrainCorp's board
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12

Dec

2019

Finally IOD relief on its way

The Indian Ocean Dipole positive event that has been such a key factor in the drought is finally showing signs of breaking down.
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11

Dec

2019

Elders stays strong in trying times

Elders has reported underlying earnings of $73.7m, before tax and interest, at its AGM in Adelaide today.
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11

Dec

2019

Stop picking on AWI says leading superfine woolgrower

The head of the Australian Superfine Woolgrowers Association says the Merino industry needs to share its positive stories to the world.
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11

Dec

2019

'Hedging our bets' between wool and meat

Victorian producer Scott Nicholson likes to control as many variables as possible to maximise profitability in his livestock operation.
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11

Dec

2019

Dairy producer named NSW Young Farmer of the Year

Two new faces will lead NSW agriculture this coming year.
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11

Dec

2019

Far flung material makes an impact

Genetic material from exotic locations such as Morocco and Mexico is making an impact in Australia.
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11

Dec

2019

At the grassroots making the rangelands recover

Being on the level with farmers part of Local Land Services officer's job
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11

Dec

2019

Building the credentials behind beef's stories

In a world where provenance and traceability rules, integrity systems are king.
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11

Dec

2019

Grains industry news in brief

All the news from the grains sector at home and abroad.
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11

Dec

2019

Biosecurity funding boost welcomed by processors: AMIC

A federal funding boost has been welcome by Australia's meat processors
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10

Dec

2019

Progress made on red meat MoU recommendations: RMAC

RMAC has had another meeting on the MoU recommendations.
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10

Dec

2019

'Prospects are pretty grim': Moree farmers call for more drought support in future

Local farmers sent a strong message to policy makers on Tuesday.
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10

Dec

2019

Giving voice to bush businesses

Long before the awesome Buy from the Bush campaign, Cunnamulla's Samantha Meurant was trying to give voice to regional, rural and remote business women.
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10

Dec

2019

SA farmers receive rate reprieve in $21M drought package

IMMEDIATE council rate and pastoral lease rent relief will be granted to SA farmers, after the state government announced a $21 million drought relief package.
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10

Dec

2019

Hand me a can of paint, the cattle need to be striped

Japanese research finds zebra-like stripes halve the flies landing on cattle.
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10

Dec

2019

GrainCorp appoints Fonterra exec to top job

Robert Spurway, Fonterra chief operating officer, will head up the GrainCorp business if it gets approval to offload its malt business.
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10

Dec

2019

Drought forces Namoi Cotton to slash 50 jobs

Namoi Cotton reduces head office numbers by almost half and restructures ginning and grower services jobs in NSW and Queensland.
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10

Dec

2019

Beefing up trade strengths via sustainability

Initiative to allow producers to measure their practices against sustainability standards.
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10

Dec

2019

Crop export values to drop

The total value of Australia's cropping exports is expected to drop to levels not seen for at least five years due to the drought.
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10

Dec

2019

The new ways beef is making its way onto menus

Cut-by-cook, subprimals and brands open doors but all are underpinned by quality eating promise
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10

Dec

2019

Registrations open for Hort Connections 2020

Hort Connections 2020 will take place in Brisbane next year.
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10

Dec

2019

Outback tourism partners with #buyfromthebush

In a first for regional tourism, the Outback Queensland Tourism Association has partnered with #buyfromthebush to offer western Queensland accommodation and experiences.
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9

Dec

2019

No stone left unturned

The Brook family was thrown a curve ball in more ways than one when part of the roof of the historic Cordillo Downs woolshed was blown off in a storm late in 2017.
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9

Dec

2019

No end in sight to SA GM deadlock

South Australia is no closer to a resolution to end the ban on the cultivation of GM crops after an ALP compromise proposal was rejected.
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9

Dec

2019

Ag ministers to work 'shoulder to shoulder' to help on drought

State and federal agricultural ministers met in Moree on Tuesday.
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9

Dec

2019

Leadership in the spotlight at Rabobank awards: Photos

Farmers and agribusiness leaders from around Australia were in Auckland to mark the 20th anniversary of Rabobank's leadership awards.
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9

Dec

2019

Australian agriculture is now riding on livestock's back

Booming exports prices for red meat is one of the few bright spots in agriculture's battle with serious drought.
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9

Dec

2019

Smallest sorghum crop on record

Australia could be faced with a sorghum crop as small as 100,000 tonnes, with official predictions currently at 398,000t.
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9

Dec

2019

States should pay rates, give crown lease holidays during drought says Littleproud

All of the States need to step up on the level of assistance they provide during drought, says federal Drought Minister David Littleproud.
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9

Dec

2019

Do you have the digital skills to drive agriculture?

In this week's The Gauge, Brooke Sauer looks at the digital capability of those driving Australian agriculture.
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9

Dec

2019

Murray-Darling Basin Authority rejects water criticism

'Water sharing and Plan are two different things'
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9

Dec

2019

National push to protect farmers' income

NSW wants to be one-stop shop for drought relief
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9

Dec

2019

Soil-borne diseases guide to help veggie growers

A new guide aims to help vegetable growers fight or prevent crop diseases.
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9

Dec

2019

States should pay rates, give crown lease holidays during drought says Littleproud

All of the States need to step up on the level of assistance they provide during drought, says federal Drought Minister David Littleproud.
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9

Dec

2019

Aussie food waste bill over $10 billion in 2019

Rabobank's annual food waste survey has found Australians are wasting more than ever.
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8

Dec

2019

Horror winds has growers shaking their heads

Horrific wind last month has cost growers in Victoria millions by shaking grain out of the head and onto the ground prior to harvest.
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8

Dec

2019

Job too tough for A2 Milk boss Jayne Hrdlicka, Babidge returns

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8

Dec

2019

Charity takes out town websites

Farm Aid is holding a websites representing a number of bush towns - but the councils know nothing about it.
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8

Dec

2019

New partnership to promote healthy diet for active Australians: MLA

MLA has partnered with sports dietitians to help promote meat as a part of a health diet.
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