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Artificial Insemination Program
Successfully Produces Black Angus Calves

Artificial Insemination ProgramCongratulations are in order after Belinda the Black Angus heifer gave birth to a bouncing baby boy. Weighing in at 37 kilograms and bang on the artificial insemination due date, the birth is the culmination of 10 months of work for ABC Midwest and Wheatbelt's adopted cow Belinda and stud Angus producer Tony Sudlow. Belinda is one of 100 animals artificially inseminated (AI) in June at the Sudlows' stud property 500 kilometres north of Perth.

Australian Wildlife Conservancy
Sells Charnley River Cattle To Kerry Stokes In Sublease Deal

Australian Wildlife ConservancyThe Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) has subleased a part of Charnley River Station in the Kimberley and sold the station's Brahman cattle to the Kerry Stokes-owned Australian Capital Equity (ACE). The AWC has been managing Charnley River since 2011 and described the deal with Mr Stokes as "the first significant deal of its kind between a conservation organisation and a major pastoral company".

Bring Home The Bacon
As Cattle Producer Turns To Pigs For Diet Diversity

Bring Home The Bacon"An army marches on its stomach" is a quote that has been attributed to both Napoleon and Frederick the Great. It is an idea taken quite literally on one outback cattle station which has started growing their own pigs to diversify their diet.

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Australian Dairy Farmers
ACCC Now Targeting Unfair Contracts

Australian Dairy FarmersThe new unfair contract terms law is a priority for the ACCC in 2017. It will ensure small businesses, including those which are farms, receive the right type of protection. We have been advised that the ACCC will be taking enforcement action against a number of companies across a range of industries over business-to-business unfair contract terms this year.

Australian Wool Innovation
The Woolmark Company Partners With Tommy Hilfiger

Australian Wool InnovationThe Woolmark Company, the marketing arm of Australian Wool Innovation, has partnered with Tommy Hilfiger for its latest THFLEX campaign, as part of the high-end brand's Tailored Collection for Spring/Summer 2017. Tennis ace Rafael Nadal returns as the face of the collection, who for three seasons has fronted the THFLEX campaign. The current campaign takes suiting to innovative new heights, unveiling three lightweight, high-performance, Woolmark-certified suits that are perfectly tailored to move and invites consumers to ace the everyday.

Meat & Livestock Australia
True Aussie ‘Grand Burger’

Meat & Livestock AustraliaBy volume, McDonald’s Japan is Australia’s largest beef customer in Asia. This week they launched their new ‘Grand Burger’ range, featuring the True Aussie logo on over 40 million traymats and flyers, distributed to over 11,000 stores. MLA works with McDonald’s in Japan on intiatives such as new product demonstrations in the Tokyo based McDonald’s test kitchen.

Farm Style
Lifestyle & Rural

NT Pastoralist
With On-Farm Meat House Expands To Process Buffalo

NT Pastoralist A Northern Territory beef producer with an on-farm meat house has started processing buffalo after receiving an overwhelming amount of demand. Pete Cogill and Fiona McBean built the facility on Old Cameron Downs near Batchelor, an hour south of Darwin, last year to process their own cattle.

Fatal Easter Dog Treats
Five Everyday Foods That Can Poison Your Pooch

Fatal Easter Dog TreatsIt can be hard not to succumb to puppy dog eyes begging for a tasty treat, but staying strong could save you and your best mate a lot of pain. Veterinarian Mark Reeve has named and shamed the five most common foods that could be harmful to your dog this Easter.

Hundreds Of Chickens On Death Row
Rehomed In A Weekend Using Facebook

Hundreds Of Chickens On Death RowA woman in regional NSW has managed to find homes for hundreds of chickens due to be culled over the weekend, using Facebook. When Julie O'Shea visited Ross Sigley's organic farm in the NSW Northern Rivers town of Billinudgel, she only planned to walk away with 10 hens. Instead, she ended up with nearly 400.

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National Farmers' Federation
Broadband Speed Report Card welcomed By Bush Communications Coalition

The National Farmers' Federation (NFF)The Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition (RRRCC) has welcomed a new broadband performance monitoring program to be administered by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Announced last Friday, the program will see Australian consumers receive independent information about broadband speeds based on feedback from remote testing at more than 4000 households.

NSW Farmers
‘Effects Test’ Necessary To Protect Farmers And Small Business

NSW Farmers Demand Action Over Shenhua NSW Farmers is disappointed by opposition to an ‘effects test’ which would prevent supermarket giants from misusing market power. The Federal Government has introduced to Parliament amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act aimed at protecting farmers and small business from a small minority of big corporations who’ve been able to misuse their market power for far too long.

Queensland Farmers Federation
Apply Now For International Agribusiness Fellowships

The Queensland Farmers FederationThe International Specialised Skills Institute (ISS Institute) is offering two international Agribusiness Fellowships in the amount of $10,000 each. These fellowships will provide an opportunity for individuals working within the area of agribusiness to enhance their current skills through an international applied research program.

Primary Producers SA
Doubts Raised On Landowner Mining Royalty Payments

Primary Producers SALivestock SA is seeking clarity on the State Government’s plan to return 10 per cent of royalties for gas extraction to landowners, announced as part of the South Australian Power for South Australians plan this week. Gas extraction on agricultural land can involve the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a process which Livestock SA has called for the government to halt.

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Western Australian Farmers Federation
Aus Beef Sustainability Framework Welcomed

Text HereThe first-ever Australian Beef Sustainability Framework report has been released by the Red Meat Advisory Council (RMAC), and welcomed by industry. The framework, released last week and developed following consultation between the RMAC’s Sustainability Steering Group industry and the wider community, was created to meet the changing expectations of customers and stakeholders by defining what sustainable beef production means in Australian production systems.

Victorian Farmers Federation
Livestock Industry Demands Action On Pre-Sale Weighing

The Victorian Farmers FederationThe livestock industry is outraged at the failure of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to deal with transparency at cattle sale yards in its review of the beef industry, says Victoria’s peak producer group. The Victorian Farmers Federation Livestock Group led the charge to mandate pre-sale weighing of cattle at saleyards as a way to stamp out anti-competitive industry practices, but producers have been left dismayed by inaction on the issue.

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association
Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarships

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers AssociationNuffield Australia have opened applications for primary producers who wish to join their agricultural study program and become 2018 Nuffield Scholars. Nuffield Australia provides a $30,000 bursary to embark on a 16-week program over a two-year period. Applications close 16 June.

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