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Farewell Andrew Gubbins, a beef cattle and farm visionary

Farewell Andrew Gubbins, a beef cattle and farm visionary

Vale Andrew Gubbins, Te Mania's inspiring, innovative leader.
Sunday, July 12, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Moonwalking man: the result of ignoring health warnings

Moonwalking man: the result of ignoring health warnings

Hawkesbury Gazette editor Matt Lawrence wants fellas to start taking their health seriously and avoid becoming a hospital emergency ward statistic, as he recently found himself.
Saturday, July 11, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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AWI tapping into Amazon strategy

AWI tapping into Amazon strategy

AWI marketing Australian wool in the US using one of the world's largest online shopping platforms.
Friday, July 10, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (48)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Prospect Park makes $8.6 million at auction

Prospect Park makes $8.6 million at auction

The 1559 hectare Bauhinia property Prospect Park has sold at auction for $8.6 million.
Friday, July 10, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Victoria's coronavirus crisis deepens with 288 new cases

Victoria's coronavirus crisis deepens with 288 new cases

37,588 Victorians were tested for coronavirus yesterday.
Friday, July 10, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (56)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World wheat record smashed in New Zealand

World wheat record smashed in New Zealand

A New Zealand farmer has smashed the world record for highest wheat yield. What did the bumper weigh in at?
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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You're a sugar addict and you don't even know it

You're a sugar addict and you don't even know it

Dr James Muecke explains his five A's of sugar toxicity
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (38)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gas country up for lease

Gas country up for lease

Some 18,421 hectares of country owned by gas producer APLNG is available for lease.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (38)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wheely sad news as Deni Ute Muster is cancelled

Wheely sad news as Deni Ute Muster is cancelled

This year's Deni Ute Muster has been cancelled because of the coronvirus pandemic.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (45)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dietary advice we've been fed for decades is wrong

Dietary advice we've been fed for decades is wrong

Why the Australian Dietary Guidelines are flawed
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (36)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Border checkpoints here until at least August, police boss says

Border checkpoints here until at least August, police boss says

NSW police commissioner says Victorian border restrictions will exist for a minimum of six weeks and warns pokies not a valid reason to go to Albury.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (39)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Why governments should provide support to agriculture

Why governments should provide support to agriculture

The Gauge columnist Peter Mailler says there is plenty of evidence to support an argument for government assistance for agriculture.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (44)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Clean slate' with potential on market in south-west Victoria

'Clean slate' with potential on market in south-west Victoria

A property located in south-west Victoria is being marketed on behalf of Macquarie Bank as part of the windup of their 2008/09 forestry project.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Perfect storm' sends tractor sales soaring in June

'Perfect storm' sends tractor sales soaring in June

Tractors sales soared past 2000 units in June on the back of rain and government tax incentives.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (19)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Truckies are still truckin' on despite tough border controls

Truckies are still truckin' on despite tough border controls

The closure of the Victorian-NSW border hasn't delayed freight companies.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (35)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Are you a regenerative ag farmer and just don't know it?

Are you a regenerative ag farmer and just don't know it?

Regenerative agriculture and what it really means for farmers was the focus of yesterday's The Future of Farming Series: Regenerative Agriculture webinar.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (32)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New political party to restart push for a separate Riverina state

New political party to restart push for a separate Riverina state

The new political party will be formed at a state and federal level.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (39)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Solid demand as buyers compete to fill orders

Solid demand as buyers compete to fill orders

Wool market rises for second week as annual recess spurs buyers on.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (48)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Winter break: East coast low set to spark heavy falls

Winter break: East coast low set to spark heavy falls

NSW is the headline act but many parts of eastern Australia can expect good rain in the next eight days with two fronts sweeping through.
Thursday, July 09, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (50)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2020 Perth Royal Show is a goer!

2020 Perth Royal Show is a goer!

The State government had provided $2.1m to the Royal Agricultural Society of WA for support.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (37)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NSW holds fire on new restrictions as it watches for virus outbreaks

NSW holds fire on new restrictions as it watches for virus outbreaks

Life in NSW will continue as "normal" for the moment with NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian stopping short of announcing new restrictions at her Thursday morning media conference.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (50)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Big free-range chicken farm switches on mega Tesla battery

Big free-range chicken farm switches on mega Tesla battery

A large free-range poultry farm in South Australia has switched on a major renewable energy system.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NSW Government tells NSW Farmers it will implement CSG rules

NSW Government tells NSW Farmers it will implement CSG rules

The 16 recommendations include that landholders and residents receive "fair and appropriate" compensation for any negative effects above threshold levels caused by the industry.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (36)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Andrew and Nicola Forrest confirm Kimberley station purchase

Andrew and Nicola Forrest confirm Kimberley station purchase

The purchase includes 221,408 hectares and 11,500 quality cattle.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (43)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Substantial drop in Ukraine wheat

Substantial drop in Ukraine wheat

Hot weather in some parts and heavy rain in others have seen forecasters make another cut in Ukrainian wheat production this year.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (31)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Man fined $4000 for false Queensland border declaration

Man fined $4000 for false Queensland border declaration

Police are warning anyone planning to enter Queensland to complete their border declaration pass honestly after a man was fined while attempting to cross the border on the Gold Coast.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Australia Post changes have led to mail being 'withheld'

Australia Post changes have led to mail being 'withheld'

Have you noticed your mail taking longer than usual?
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (46)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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How farm benchmarking drives successful decision making

How farm benchmarking drives successful decision making

Phil Holmes says benchmarking is a tool many managers of highly profitable agricultural businesses find invaluable in informing and evaluating their decision-making.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (25)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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First-cross ewes reach new heights while global outlook varied

First-cross ewes reach new heights while global outlook varied

Another national record was broken for first-cross ewes online last week while global uncertainty is continuing to impact the retail market.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (50)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Let's make COVID crisis unite us, not divide us

Let's make COVID crisis unite us, not divide us

A mean and petty streak has emerged in parts of Australia in the wake of the horror COVID-19 news in Melbourne - it needs to be stopped.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (69)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Think it through' before making a move out of wool

'Think it through' before making a move out of wool

Some wool growers may be considering a move out of the industry but those that have already made the move say there is a lot to think about.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (67)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wyuna, Neverfail head to auction

Wyuna, Neverfail head to auction

The Eulo properties Wyuna and Neverfail will be auctioned by Nutrien Harcourts in Bourke on July 30.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (68)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Despite rain, drought 'still real' for many across nation

Despite rain, drought 'still real' for many across nation

It can take months for rain to translate into money, and that doesn't cancel out the years of lost income.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (69)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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WPA awarded grant to investigate wool's traceability systems

WPA awarded grant to investigate wool's traceability systems

Peak wool representative body WoolProducers Australia has been announced as one of 16 recipients of a Traceability Grant.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (52)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bega Cheese announces 74 jobs will be cut at Bega site

Bega Cheese announces 74 jobs will be cut at Bega site

Bega Cheese has announced it will cut over 70 positions at its Bega site by the end of the year.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farmers' markets hit by latest shutdown

Farmers' markets hit by latest shutdown

Markets affected but livestock sales will face minor distruptions.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (56)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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ACM consults with print site staff over plans to stop the presses

ACM consults with print site staff over plans to stop the presses

'This is necessary to ensure the business is meeting the changing trends in consumer and business demands'
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (43)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CWA urges quad bike advocate to 'publish the evidence'

CWA urges quad bike advocate to 'publish the evidence'

Opinion: In this week's The Gauge, CWA national president, Tanya Cameron, said the CWA supports changes that make quad bikes safer.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (37)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cream rises to the top for WA dairy awards

Cream rises to the top for WA dairy awards

"Interestingly, winning on home ground is trickier than winning awards interstate..."
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (60)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Fanging' it to escape brown snake

'Fanging' it to escape brown snake

A MAN who was busted speeding along a central Queensland highway was in a battle to the death with a brown snake.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Government called on to pay wool growers' levies

Government called on to pay wool growers' levies

The federal government is being called on to suspend the need for wool growers to pay their levies and instead pay the shortfall for them.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Australian Kelpie Muster latest victim of coronavirus

Australian Kelpie Muster latest victim of coronavirus

The Casterton Kelpie Association has cancelled its 2020 Australian Kelpie Muster.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (39)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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13 reasons why you can cross Victorian border into NSW

13 reasons why you can cross Victorian border into NSW

The exemption criteria is explained.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (54)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Positive season trumps virus uncertainty

Positive season trumps virus uncertainty

The positive seasonal conditions outweigh the current COVID-19 inspired uncertainty in most ag commodities according to Rural Bank.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (64)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Vic farmers facing criminal charges under industrial manslaughter laws

Vic farmers facing criminal charges under industrial manslaughter laws

New industrial manslaughter laws could have serious impacts on Victorian farmers.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (54)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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US crop data predicts lower planted area but higher grain stocks

US crop data predicts lower planted area but higher grain stocks

USDA reports a shift in the global grain balance sheet on the back of new US crop estimates.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (96)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Metropolitan Melbourne re-enters lockdown as COVID-19 reaches record high

Metropolitan Melbourne re-enters lockdown as COVID-19 reaches record high

Metropolitan Melbourne and a small section of regional Victoria is being placed into lockdown for six weeks.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (76)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Elders launches market analysis business

Elders launches market analysis business

Elders has launched a new market analysis business.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (89)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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$4-billion land management stimulus backed by 70 organisations

$4-billion land management stimulus backed by 70 organisations

The plan could raise economic output by about $5.7 billion, reduce welfare costs by $620 million and generate 53,000 jobs over the next four years.
Monday, July 06, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (47)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Two Victorian abattoirs hit by COVID-19 today

Two Victorian abattoirs hit by COVID-19 today

Two Melbourne abattoirs have been hit by the coronavirus today, according to Department of Health and Human Services Victoria.
Monday, July 06, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (63)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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