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Aussie Farmer's Weed-Destroying Invention
Draws World Interest

Aussie Farmer's Weed-Destroying InventionAn Australian farmer's invention, which destroys weed seeds during harvest, has the potential to reduce the need for herbicides in grain farming and is gaining interest from around the world. The Harrington Seed Destructor (HSD) is the brainchild of Western Australian farmer Ray Harrington.

Business As Usual
For Live Export Company NACC With Cattle And Buffalo Shipment

Business As UsualAustralian-Chinese owned North Australian Cattle Company (NACC) has sent a shipment of livestock from Darwin to Malaysia, including 550 buffalo. It is the company's first live export venture since it was sold by agribusiness giant Elders earlier this month. Zhoushan Fanda Australia Cattle Co bought into NACC, along with some current staff members, with Elders officially divesting from the live export business.

Richmond Field Day Competition
Searches For Perfect Mob Of Live Export Cattle

Richmond Field Day CompetitionA north Queensland agricultural field day has ditched the traditional show steer competition in search of the perfect mob of live export cattle. The Richmond Field Days has been running a live export feeder steer competition, which was targeted towards cattle heading for Indonesian feedlots.

John Deere - Agriculture
Case IH Agricultural Equipment

Australian Dairy Farmers
Farm Life - Animal Health and Welfare

Australian Dairy FarmersFarm animal welfare is a significant issue in Australia and overseas, and consumers are increasingly interested in knowing that a high standard of animal welfare is maintained throughout the supply chain of products they purchase. Healthy and well cared for cows are a priority for every dairy farmer as it is central to having a successful and sustainable dairy farm.

Australian Wool Innovation
The Future Of Wool Harvesting Examined

Australian Wool InnovationAustralian Wool Innovation (AWI) is holding a shearing industry day to help guide the future of wool harvesting. While the traditional method continues to serve the industry, over many years, many alternatives to harvesting wool have been invested in. This event will examine the latest knowledge and innovation around the current technologies and ask the vital question of "what next"?

Meat & Livestock Australia
Cattle Prices Approaching Year-Ago Levels

Meat & Livestock AustraliaCattle prices, in contrast to the previous two years, have remained relatively stable so far in 2017. The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator has traded between 610¢ and 670¢/kg cwt since it opened the year, and finished today at 641.50¢/kg cwt. In fact, if cattle prices fail to find another gear and match 2016’s winter price rise, the benchmark indicator may dip below year-ago levels for the first time since 2014.

Farm Style
Lifestyle & Rural

Alleged ESCAS Breach
Agriculture Department To Investigate Concerning Sheep In Kuwait

Alleged ESCAS BreachThe federal Department of Agriculture will investigate claims by activist group Animals Australia that at least 600 sheep have been found outside the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) in Kuwait. The ESCAS aims to ensure the transport, management and slaughter of livestock in export markets is traced, and adheres to strict animal welfare standards.

Bovine Johne's Disease
Biosecurity Plans Extension Welcomed By Queensland Cattle Producers

Bovine Johne's Disease Queensland cattle producers will now have an extra three months to prepare biosecurity plans after Animal Health Australia and the Cattle Council of Australia agreed to be flexible on new requirements for managing bovine Johne's disease (BJD). Following deregulation of the management of BJD, the Northern Territory and Western Australia adopted the Johne's Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS), which rates a property's biosecurity risk on a scale of zero to eight.

Dairy Farmers' Daughters
Milking Social Media To Promote Ditching $1 Supermarket Milk

Milking Social Media To Promote Ditching $1 Supermarket MilkThree daughters of dairy farmers in Queensland's Scenic Rim are launching a social media campaign to encourage consumers to ditch $1 supermarket milk in favour of branded products. Daughters of Dairy Farmers — founded by Rachel Rohan, Joanne Mollinger and Lisa Harrison — will tell the stories behind the producers through photos in its Meet the Farmer series.

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National Farmers' Federation
Shelf Life Expansion For Aussie Meat To UAE Signals New Opportunities For Producers

The National Farmers' Federation (NFF)Representatives of Australia’s cattle and sheepmeat producers have joined with the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) to welcome an expansion of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market for packaged meat which could be worth up to $60 million annually. The expansion is a result of successful negotiations by the Australian Government and industry with their UAE counterparts to extend the accepted shelf life of vacuum-packed beef and sheepmeat exported to the UAE.

NSW Farmers
Farmers Breakfast In Deniliquin

NSW Farmers Demand Action Over Shenhua The NSW Farmers Deniliquin Branch invites local food and fibre producers to a breakfast with NSW Farmers President Derek Schoen on Thursday 22 June. Mr Schoen, who has a family farm at Corowa, said he looking forward to catching up with local farmers over breakfast to discuss the future of agriculture

Queensland Farmers Federation
Workplace Health & Safety Queensland Agriculture Safety Survey

The Queensland Farmers FederationAround 13 Queensland agriculture workers die each year as a result of a workplace incident and 1700 are injured. Having a safe and healthy business isn’t just a legal requirement, it makes good business sense. Not only can it minimise injuries and their associated costs but it can also reduce absentee rates, boost worker productivity and morale, and enhance your business’ reputation. Achieving a safe and health workplace requires a planned approach. To help guide you, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has developed a useful online tool.

Primary Producers SA
Statewide Crackdown On Sheep And Goat NLIS Compliance

Primary Producers SALivestock producers are warned of a statewide focus on sheep and goat traceability targeting identification and movement documentation at saleyards, from now until June 30, 2017. The operation is specifically targeting producer compliance with NLIS, after increasing incidences of non-compliance in saleyards and abattoirs.

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Western Australian Farmers Federation
Supplier Contract Lifeline For Dairy Farmers

Text HereThree south west dairy farmers whose previously extended contracts with Parmalat’s Harvey Fresh were due to expire at the end of June have had these extended by a further six months, until January 2018. The decision came off the back of an agreement by the three immediately affected suppliers who agreed to reduce their combined annual production over the winter-spring period.

Victorian Farmers Federation
Government Wild Dog Committee Risks Ushering In Super Pest

The Victorian Farmers FederationTHE Victorian Farmers Federation has raised concerns the State Government’s revamped Wild Dog Management Advisory Committee risks diluting any attempt to control wild dog attacks by conceding to dingo advocates. “Wild dogs are an introduced feral animal which need to be removed from the environment,” VFF Livestock Group President Leonard Vallance said.

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association
TFGA Vegetable Forum

Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers AssociationThe TFGA vegetable forum will be held on Tuesday, 9 May at 5-7pm at the Deloraine Community Complex, Deloraine. The forum will include an update of TFGA business and election of the Vegetable Council members. Those interested in attending should RSVP to TFGA at by Monday, 8 May.

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