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Emerald Grain sold to investment firm Roc Partners

Emerald Grain sold to investment firm Roc Partners

Grain buyer and bulk handler Emerald Grain has been bought by Sydney-based Roc Partners from Japanese giant Sumitomo.
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China still talk of town in beef export circles

China still talk of town in beef export circles

Global beef production set to lift next year.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dance floors reopen, caps cut in major easing of COVID restrictions

Dance floors reopen, caps cut in major easing of COVID restrictions

There will be no caps on patron numbers at hospitality venues, nor at wedding and funerals.
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Exporting animal welfare to Vietnam

Exporting animal welfare to Vietnam

Animal welfare laws to be enshrined in Vietnam
Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New South Wales and Victoria drive monster crop

New South Wales and Victoria drive monster crop

The big year in our south-east has led to estimates of the second biggest crop on record, while better than expected WA yields also helped.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Time for basin plan reviews is over', but NSW and Vic very concerned

'Time for basin plan reviews is over', but NSW and Vic very concerned

"I could hear the groans go up in towns from Goondiwindi to Gawler at the suggestion of yet another review
Wednesday, December 2, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Marshall urges Littleproud to clean up border biosecurity

Marshall urges Littleproud to clean up border biosecurity

Growing list of Customs biosecurity failures
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Locals active in southern land sales

Locals active in southern land sales

Local buyers are snapping up choice properties in areas of southern NSW, with three recent sales alone grossing well over $20 million.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Locals active in southern land sales

Locals active in southern land sales

Local buyers are snapping up choice properties in areas of southern NSW, with three recent sales alone grossing well over $20 million.
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Not over yet: Juice's health star rating still in question

Not over yet: Juice's health star rating still in question

The Health Star Rating of fresh juice may not be determined just yet.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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OECD warns Australia over China tensions

OECD warns Australia over China tensions

The OECD has warned Australia that any further rise in tensions with China could damage its economic growth.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Managing the challenges of high moisture grain

Managing the challenges of high moisture grain

There is high moisture grain coming off in parts of the country and the GRDC has tips to manage storing the grain.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Job seekers baulk at farm work incentives

Job seekers baulk at farm work incentives

The Federal Government's offer of $6000 to get job seekers to work on farms has received a lukewarm response.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wine meeting to appeal huge China tariffs

Wine meeting to appeal huge China tariffs

Australia is preparing to mount a defence against China's decision to impose whopping tariffs on our wine exports.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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What has Bega actually bought with its $534m Lion dairy deal?

What has Bega actually bought with its $534m Lion dairy deal?

Bega Cheese' takeover of Lion Dairy and Drinks will almost quadruple the number of milk factories it operates as its milk processing footprint spreads nation-wide
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Kennett gets new gig as arbiter in disputes between Coles and suppliers

Kennett gets new gig as arbiter in disputes between Coles and suppliers

Coles has appointed former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett to oversee compliance with the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ag opinion divided on Chinese WTO action

Ag opinion divided on Chinese WTO action

The ag industry is divided over whether the Australian government should pursue China at the WTO over its tariffs on wine and barley.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Freedom Foods' fast rise crashes with $175m loss and big write-downs

Freedom Foods' fast rise crashes with $175m loss and big write-downs

Despite reaping 26 per cent more revenue in 2019-20, Freedom Foods Group's full-year accounts are soaked with red ink
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Freedom Foods' fast rise crashes with $175m loss, big write-downs

Freedom Foods' fast rise crashes with $175m loss, big write-downs

Despite reaping 26 per cent more revenue in 2019-20, Freedom Foods Group's full-year accounts are soaked with red ink
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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GrainCorp in bitter row with union

GrainCorp in bitter row with union

GrainCorp is locked in a war of words with the Australian Workers Union over a proposed pay rise for GrainCorp staff.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (9)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A seriously flawed Water Minister in control of a doomed Basin Plan

A seriously flawed Water Minister in control of a doomed Basin Plan

Industry player says Federal Water Minister's approach to Murray-Darling Basin Plan seriously flawed.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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China's voracious appetite for grain yet to be satisfied

China's voracious appetite for grain yet to be satisfied

Grain Brokers Australia says China's appetite for grain from across the globe is growing.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (7)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Throw your hat in the ring to help drive cattle policy

Throw your hat in the ring to help drive cattle policy

Expressions of interest for new CCA policy council open
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farmers ready to invest, build and get the job of developing northern Australia done

Farmers ready to invest, build and get the job of developing northern Australia done

Cattle producer argues for sensible regulations to develop Australia's northern farms.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cattle prices tumble as volumes ramp up

Cattle prices tumble as volumes ramp up

Market already priced-in La Nina: AuctionsPlus' Tim McRae
Tuesday, December 1, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Disinformation is the name of the game for China

Disinformation is the name of the game for China

All nations, Australia included, will need a transparency and truth-telling strategy to combat relentless state-supported disinformation campaigns.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Disinformation is the name of the game for China

Disinformation is the name of the game for China

All nations, Australia included, will need a transparency and truth-telling strategy to combat relentless state-supported disinformation campaigns.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Gas-led recovery to cost ag jobs and increase land use conflicts'

'Gas-led recovery to cost ag jobs and increase land use conflicts'

For every one job gained in the gas industry, the agricultural industry loses 1.8 jobs.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Gas-led recovery to cost ag jobs and increase land use conflicts'

'Gas-led recovery to cost ag jobs and increase land use conflicts'

For every one job gained in the gas industry, the agricultural industry loses 1.8 jobs.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Lion deal gives Bega goals for global growth and farm profit stability

Lion deal gives Bega goals for global growth and farm profit stability

Barry Irvin says Bega Cheese should expect to operate in overseas markets - not just export to them
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Lion deal gives Bega goals for global growth and farm profit stability

Lion deal gives Bega goals for global growth and farm profit stability

Barry Irvin says Bega Cheese should expect to operate in overseas markets - not just export to them
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Industry backs WTO barley push

Industry backs WTO barley push

The grains industry is encouraging the Australian government to take China to the World Trade Organisation over its barley tariffs.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farmers tipped to harvest a near-record 51.5 million tonnes of grain

Farmers tipped to harvest a near-record 51.5 million tonnes of grain

This year's winter grain harvest likely to reach 51.5 million tonnes say ABARES.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Market suffers over Thanksgiving

Market suffers over Thanksgiving

The US Thanksgiving period was not good for CBOT wheat futures.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Top end stations could fetch $150m plus

Top end stations could fetch $150m plus

The offerings span 670,000 hectares, with 60,000 head of cattle
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chinese wine tariffs could cause thousands of job losses

Chinese wine tariffs could cause thousands of job losses

The wine industry is still coming to terms with the fallout from the effective closure of its biggest export market.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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At last, a start to Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail

At last, a start to Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail

The first sod of the Narrabri to North Star section of the Inland Rail project was turned last Friday.
Monday, November 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Recovering regional Australia sets new job ad benchmark

Regional Australia is shrugging off the gloom of the COVID pandemic faster than the big cities.
Sunday, November 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Sire Shootout bulls average $24,303

Sire Shootout bulls average $24,303

The date has been set for the 2021 Sire Shootout event.
Sunday, November 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Sire Shootout bulls average $24,303

Sire Shootout bulls average $24,303

The date has been set for the 2021 Sire Shootout event.
Sunday, November 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Wellard ponders Middle East sheep trade growth - and maybe a new ship

Wellard ponders Middle East sheep trade growth - and maybe a new ship

The revived live export company Wellard is looking at potentially ramping up sheep shipping options to the Middle East
Sunday, November 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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US researcher concern at fast spreading cotton disease

US researcher concern at fast spreading cotton disease

A cotton disease common in South America has made its way to North America and has authorities concerned it could become a pandemic.
Sunday, November 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (3)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Study to boost global wheat crop breeding

Study to boost global wheat crop breeding

Wheat production needs to be up by 50%+ by 2050 to meet estimated global demand
Sunday, November 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Study to boost global wheat crop breeding

Study to boost global wheat crop breeding

Wheat production needs to be up by 50%+ by 2050 to meet estimated global demand
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New insecticide mode of action makes its global debut

New insecticide mode of action makes its global debut

Syngenta is excited about its new insecticide mode of action which is showing good promise in controlling plant sucking pests like aphids.
Saturday, November 28, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (19)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New insecticide mode of action makes its global debut

New insecticide mode of action makes its global debut

Syngenta is excited about its new insecticide mode of action which is showing good promise in controlling plant sucking pests like aphids.
Saturday, November 28, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (4)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Researcher calls for Aboriginal fire practices to be revived

Researcher calls for Aboriginal fire practices to be revived

This cross-cultural approach to fire management is possible, and desirable.
Saturday, November 28, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (15)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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'Fast facts' add up to good news story for red meat

'Fast facts' add up to good news story for red meat

Red meat in strong, and growing, demand
Friday, November 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Juice stays rated at 2.5 stars

Juice stays rated at 2.5 stars

Ministers have voted to keep juice squeezed down to a 2.5 Health Star Rating.
Friday, November 27, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (12)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Juice stays rated at 2.5 stars

Juice stays rated at 2.5 stars

Ministers have voted to keep juice at a 2.5 Health Star Rating.
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