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Billionaires Buying Farms
Investment Changing The Face Of Agriculture

Billionaires Buying FarmsAs the global demand for protein grows, so too has the momentum for investment into Australian agriculture. From cattle stations to dairy processors and livestock properties, Australian billionaires and foreign investors seem to be competing for real estate across agricultural industries. In our last of a series of National Broadcasts celebrating our 70th birthday, ABC Rural will broadcast today from a dairy farm in Western Australia; one of the many properties in the state that has attracted huge levels of investment in recent years.


Wool4School
Have you got what it takes to design a uniform for your favourite Australian sports team?

Wool4SchoolWool4School is a real-life fashion design experience, with big rewards available for both students and teachers. Open to students in years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11. Wool4School sets the challenge to design an original outfit made from one of the world’s most innovative and natural fibres - Australian Merino wool - and go in the running to win part of $10,000 worth of prizes. Teachers can also take part in the competition, by incorporating the lesson plans into their classroom. Resources are also available to support the lesson plans that coincide with the Australian Curriculum.


Concerns Incorrect Test Results
At Queensland's Biosecurity Sciences Laboratory Could Have Seen Rams Culled For No Reason

Concerns Incorrect Test ResultsSignificant testing issues at a Queensland Government laboratory has shaken the sheep industry and raised concerns many stud rams may have been culled for a disease they didn't actually have. The bacterial sheep disease Ovine Brucellosis, causes infertility in rams and affects productivity, but this form of brucellosis doesn't affect people. Diagnosis of the disease is through a physical examination and a blood test.


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Case IH Agricultural Equipment

Farmers Face Tough Choices
About Managing Animals After Pinery Bushfire

Online LivestockPhilip Duffield lost most of his sheep in last month's devastating fire north of Adelaide and is now working out the best way to move forward. "We lost in excess of 450 ewes, rams and lambs," he said. "What didn't die in the fire had to be put down the next day and everything else has gone up north for agistment."


Angus Dominates AuctionsPlus
Seven Categories Were Topped By Angus Or Angus Influenced Cattle

Angus Dominates AuctionsPlusSeven categories in Friday’s Eastern States AuctionsPlus sale (11/12/15 were topped by Angus or Angus influenced cattle. Steers topped the market at 368c/kg, heifers at 333c/kg and cows and calves at $2,300. A group of 79 mixed sex weaners, Angus cross Droughtmaster made 358c/kg or $705 per head. The 197kg weaners were 7-10 months old and offered by Bough Creek Grazing Co, Cunnamulla QLD. The 358c/kg price tag eclipsed the top price for both steers and heifers under 250kg.


Mudgee Small Farm Field Days
EVENT DAYS: 15th & 16th July, 2016.

Mudgee Small Farm Field DaysThe Central West NSW’s premier field days event, with an extensive range of demonstrations, talks, lectures. Since 1977 the event has been connecting people living on the land, small acreage farmers, and farming professionals with suppliers of the widest possible range of goods and services. The two day event thrives on the opportunity for business, learning, and an enjoyable family day out.


Farm Style
Lifestyle & Rural

Farmfox
Finding Answers To Agricultural Questions

Online LivestockFarmfox is a community of like minded farmers and those passionate about the agricultural industry. Everyday those living and working within the agricultural industry have questions and problems and often the best source for a solution is other farmers. Farmfox gives those with agricultural questions or problems a dedicated resource to quickly and easily find useful and relevant answers. The site is FREE to use and signing up will only take you 30 seconds.


Cool Wool Partners
The Woolmark Company And M.J. Bale

Cool Wool PartnersA new range of Cool Wool suits, jackets and trousers has been developed by M.J. Bale and The Woolmark Company, a subsidiary of Australian Wool Innovation (AWI). Launched this summer, M.J. Bale will highlight a large selection of lightweight suits and tuxedos woven with Cool Wool fabric. The worsted wool cloth has been specially woven by a prestigious group of weavers that includes Italy’s Vitale Barberis Canonico and has passed stringent testing to be awarded Cool Wool certification – a sub-brand of the iconic Woolmark brand. The suits feature all the hallmarks of Cool Wool suiting fabrics, including softness, fineness, elasticity, breathability, odour resistance and UV protection.


Beef Australia 2015
Was A Fantastic Boost for the Central Queensland Economy and the Australian Beef Industry

Beef Australia 2015Beef Australia 2015, held in the Beef Capital of Australia, Rockhampton, from May 4-9, provided a fantastic boost for not only the Central Queensland economy but the Australian Beef Industry, with over 90,000 patrons attending the Expo including a record 1,100 registered International delegates from more than 30 countries. Beef Australia 2015 was made possible by the outstanding support of four Principal Partners – the Australian Federal Government, Queensland State Government, Rockhampton Regional Council, Meat & Livestock Australia and a large number of private sector sponsor.


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The National Farmers' Federation (NFF)
Farmers ready to help Australia implement the Paris Climate Agreement

The National Farmers' Federation (NFF)The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has today welcomed an announcement by Foreign Affairs Minister, Julie Bishop, that Australia will sign a global climate agreement with 196 other nations in Paris. NFF President, Brent Finlay, said Australian farmers were making real changes to the way they operated their enterprises so as to integrate climate risk in management decisions and to continually build upon sustainability practices. “For example, Australian farmers are making significant contributions to Australia’s emissions reductions,” Mr Finlay said.


NSW Farmers
Farmers Welcome Report On Landholder Compensation Rates For Gas

NSW Farmers Demand Action Over Shenhua NSW Farmers today welcomed the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART’s) final report and associated recommendations into landholder compensation rates for gas exploration and production. “We’ve always stressed that the compensation issue is a small part of the puzzle when it comes to CSG, but it is critically important one,” said association President Derek Schoen. “The recommendations are sensible and if adopted by government would mean a better and more transparent process in place for the calculation of compensation. “


The Queensland Farmers Federation
QFF Congratulate New Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson MP

The Queensland Farmers FederationThe Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has congratulated Leanne Donaldson MP on her promotion to the role of Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries. Yesterday afternoon Premier Annastacia Palaszcuk announced her new look Cabinet including a new Agriculture and Fisheries Minister. QFF President Stuart Armitage said he looked forward to working with Ms. Donaldson in furthering and growing the Queensland’s intensive agricultural industries which currently make up 5.1% of the State’s GDP, or $14.5 billion. “I look forward to sitting down with Ms.


Primary Producers SA
Livestock SA

Primary Producers SALivestock SA has recently been formed to vigorously represent and promote the interests of sheep, beef cattle and goat producers in South Australia. Livestock SA is the voice for these livestock producers on all livestock-related issues. Livestock SA is a forum to consider how livestock issues should be resolved, what is needed to allow livestock production to prosper, and ensure government and the community are clear on livestock producers’ views – but it can only do this with the support and involvement of all livestock producers.


Digital Envy Solutions
The Farm Store

The Western Australian Farmers Federation
Agribusiness To Support World’s Greatest Shave In 2016!

Agribusiness To Support World’s Greatest Shave In 2016!The Leukaemia Foundation’s world's greatest shave is on again in March 2016, with the agricultural sector being the major supporting industry. WAFarmers are leading the way in driving this important event, and encourage everyone to get involved in this great initiative. Your support will help our rural and regional families benefit from free accommodation, transport, emotional and practical support services while undergoing treatment in Perth.


The Victorian Farmers Federation
VFF Welcome Minister Hutchins Commitment To Rate Capping

The Victorian Farmers FederationThe VFF have today welcomed the announcement from the Minister for Local Government that local government rates will be capped at inflation for 2016-2017. Minister Natalie Hutchins today announced that local council rate increases will be capped to 2.5%, the projected Melbourne Consumer Price Index (CPI) VFF Vice President David Jochinke said that farmers have been subject to annual rate increases for years, at times as high as 8%. “A rate cap is not the solution to unfair rate burden which primary producers shoulder, but it is a good first step towards increased accountability and scrutiny of a budget for ratepayers.”


Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association
Biosecurity Advisory

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers AssociationThe 2016 edition of the Plant Biosecurity Manual Tasmania (PBMTas) will be published on the Biosecurity Tasmania website on 16 December. The manual will only be published online, and will not be available in hard copy format. Once again the new edition of the PBMTas includes a number of changes, but the majority this year are fairly minor modifications of existing regulatory conditions. Please note that these changes take legal effect from the date of public release.


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