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Canola prices get welcome boost after Canadian news

Canola prices get welcome boost after Canadian news

Canola prices have spiked in the past week off the back of news of a smaller than expected Canadian crop.
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Humorous Indian campaign promotes Australian wool

Humorous Indian campaign promotes Australian wool

Prominent Indian comedian Vir Das has used his humour to spruik the benefits of Australian wool.
Friday, July 03, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (115)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Still going strong - a political party as tough as Ian Sinclair

Still going strong - a political party as tough as Ian Sinclair

He's one of our longest serving politicians and immensely proud of the Nationals' achievements, but Ian Sinclair is also disappointed by some of today's MPs.
Friday, July 03, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (109)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New study proves suitability of wool for military and firefighters

New study proves suitability of wool for military and firefighters

A new study has confirmed the benefits of wool in clothing for firefighters and military personnel.
Friday, July 03, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (58)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Robusta coffee not so robust against Asia's changing climate

Robusta coffee not so robust against Asia's changing climate

University of Southern Queensland research finds climate change is hurting production of popular coffee bean variety, robusta.
Friday, July 03, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (58)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Can the Nationals stay relevant in a crowded political landscape?

Can the Nationals stay relevant in a crowded political landscape?

Marking 100 years of the Nationals: In part 3 of this special report, we look at if the Nationals can maintain their relevance in a crowded rural political landscape.
Friday, July 03, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (81)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Positive start for wool market

Positive start for wool market

Wool market starts new financial year on positive note as buyers return to market.
Friday, July 03, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (73)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Kyle working his way up at Avington

Kyle working his way up at Avington

In just seven short years, Kyle Cordy has worked his way up from jackaroo to farm operations manager at Avington Merino stud.
Friday, July 03, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (57)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agribusiness buzz in brief

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A quick look at some of the cracking good agribusiness events and people making news at the moment
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (93)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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No-till farming at risk if glyphosate is lost says weed expert

No-till farming at risk if glyphosate is lost says weed expert

One of Australia's foremost weed experts says agriculture must retain the herbicide glyphosate for as long as possible.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (65)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Glen Rock asking $1.85 million | Video

Glen Rock asking $1.85 million | Video

The 463 hectare Inverell region property Glen Rock has been listed for sale at $1.85 million
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (77)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Juffs Farm auction results in two lots sold

Juffs Farm auction results in two lots sold

Two of the four lots comprising the Dayboro property Juffs Farm have sold at a Ray White Rural online auction.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (65)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Westmar's Wallanba sold at auction | Video

Westmar's Wallanba sold at auction | Video

The 2802 hectare Westmar property Wallanba has sold at a Ray White Rural auction for $9.5 million.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (87)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Aussie wheat growers mein business targeting noodle markets

Aussie wheat growers mein business targeting noodle markets

The Australian wheat industry is using its noodle when it comes to better educating Chinese millers on how to best use our grain.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (75)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farmers welcome examination of Fire and Emergency Services Levy in NSW

Farmers welcome examination of Fire and Emergency Services Levy in NSW

Calls for NSW to come into line with other states regarding emergency services levy.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (85)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Quads, side by sides, survival and the big stick

Quads, side by sides, survival and the big stick

Operator protection devices, the law and what's more lethal: quads or side by sides.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (86)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Nationals suffer identity crisis on 100th anniversary

The Nationals suffer identity crisis on 100th anniversary

Marking 100 years of the Nationals: In part 2 of this special report, we look at the how the modern Nats differ from their Country Party ancestors.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (67)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Still banking on agriculture's potential 20 years on

Still banking on agriculture's potential 20 years on

Remember when agribusiness conglomerate Elders had just been granted a banking licence and teamed up with Bendigo Bank?
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (84)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Negotiations continue on Mount Pleasant | Video

Negotiations continue on Mount Pleasant | Video

Negotiations are continuing on the Western Downs grain property Mount Pleasant.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (102)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gainses Station makes $4.1 million

Gainses Station makes $4.1 million

The 4014 hectare Charters Towers property Gainses Station has sold at auction for $4.1 million.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (76)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Spring Grove sold at auction

Spring Grove sold at auction

The Crowther family's 2496 hectare Surat property Spring Grove has sold at auction.
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (66)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Eden-Monaro by-election goes down to the wire

Eden-Monaro by-election goes down to the wire

First major litmus test for Morrison government
Thursday, July 02, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (70)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Crop starter pack: Batteries are included

Crop starter pack: Batteries are included

Rather than being sent to landfill, alkaline batteries are being recycled and used as manganese and zinc fertiliser.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (64)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Tariff safeguard on Australian beef to China triggered

Tariff safeguard on Australian beef to China triggered

Tariffs on Oz beef to China to more than double for rest of 2020.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (69)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Heavy lamb prices come off the boil

Heavy lamb prices come off the boil

Heavy lamb prices are currently coming off the boil, now tracking below last year's levels and significantly back from the highs seen earlier this year.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (76)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The right to high-speed internet now enshrined in law

The right to high-speed internet now enshrined in law

The right to high-speed internet, regardless of where someone lives, has now been enshrined in Australian law.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Price, eat-at-home dominate post-COVID consumer trends

Price, eat-at-home dominate post-COVID consumer trends

Sustainability likely taking a back step in beef consumer wants right now.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (69)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Nats: the rural rump with big stick

The Nats: the rural rump with big stick

Marking 100 years of the Nationals: In part 1 of this special report, we look the long history of the Nationals, who have at times wielded extraordinary power in shaping Australia.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (77)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Hort Innovation backs cooking show to lift produce profile

Hort Innovation backs cooking show to lift produce profile

Hort Innovation has become a major sponsor of Ten's My Market Kitchen
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (66)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Organic Lake Nash herd bound for Terrick

Organic Lake Nash herd bound for Terrick

Terrick Terrick Station at Blackall is the new home for 8000 Georgina Gold and Ultrablack females and 5500 organically certified calves from Lake Nash on the Barkly Tablelands.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (237)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Concerns as Snowy 2.0 gets green light

Concerns as Snowy 2.0 gets green light

Concerns have been raised about Snowy 2.0, after Environment Minister Sussan Ley gave the final green light to the project despite damning audit of Australia's environmental laws.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (75)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Sheep industry's finest win Lambition Awards

Sheep industry's finest win Lambition Awards

The winners of the inaugural Lambition Awards have just been announced.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (84)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Succession after years of farming

Succession after years of farming

Succession planning was something Henry McKenzie have only have dreamed of when he bought his first plot of land but half a century later, it's front and centre.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (95)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Warning shot: Australia to spend up on defence in response to China tensions

Warning shot: Australia to spend up on defence in response to China tensions

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to announce an overhaul of Australia's defence strategy, with less reliance on the US, and aimed squarely at China.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (67)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A strange, fresh look at what's travelling behind you

A strange, fresh look at what's travelling behind you

No more wing mirrors; cameras are the newest technology for a driver's rear vision, says Audi
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grains sector drives rural job market

Grains sector drives rural job market

A GRDC report has underlined the critical role the grains sector plays in creating work in rural and regional Australia.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (83)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Boss Macleod leaves troubled Freedom Foods as books get fresh audit

Boss Macleod leaves troubled Freedom Foods as books get fresh audit

The man who guided Freedom Food's rapid expansion for almost two decades, resigns after financial irregularities revealed
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (68)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Aussie government says no further Chinese grain tariffs

Aussie government says no further Chinese grain tariffs

The Australian government says it is unaware of reported moves by the Chinese government to impose further tariffs on barley and sorghum.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (57)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Looking back across the editor's desk

Looking back across the editor's desk

The first and the current editors of Good Fruit & Vegetables catch up.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (56)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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First farm biodiversity certification report due soon

First farm biodiversity certification report due soon

The report is the first step in a certification scheme that would reward farmers for looking after their environment.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (55)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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First wave of billion dollar drought resilience funding released

First wave of billion dollar drought resilience funding released

The federal government has begun rolling out its first wave of funding from the $4-billion Future Drought Fund.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (54)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ridley's new Vic feed mill kicks off, but now another will shut

Ridley's new Vic feed mill kicks off, but now another will shut

Ridley Corporation to close and sell stockfeed mill sites near Shepparton and in Bendigo after commissioning a new mill at Wellsford near Bendigo.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farmers prepare to go into bat for glyphosate

Farmers prepare to go into bat for glyphosate

Bayer's recent settlement of court cases in the US has prompted more industry discussion about the safety of glyphosate.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (60)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farm wool stockpile grows and so do clip insurance pitfalls

Farm wool stockpile grows and so do clip insurance pitfalls

Up to 30 per cent of Australia's wool clip could be stockpiled in wool stores and on farm by year's end, waiting for sale.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (62)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Asian wool situation 'disastrous' but bounce back on the cards

Asian wool situation 'disastrous' but bounce back on the cards

While the current wool situation in Asian countries was "bordering on disastrous", there was optimism of a bounce back next year, according to AWI's John Roberts.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (69)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Shenhua applies for mining licence and avoids cancellation clause

Shenhua applies for mining licence and avoids cancellation clause

The Chinese mining giant has avoided triggering a cancellation clause for its project on the Liverpool Plains.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (66)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grains sector braces for continued uncertainty in global markets due to coronavirus

Grains sector braces for continued uncertainty in global markets due to coronavirus

Wheat supplies may be down in some parts of the world this year but demand remains a big unknown.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (101)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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All eyes on Victoria as pain relief when mulesing becomes law

All eyes on Victoria as pain relief when mulesing becomes law

All eyes will be on Victoria this week as the state's laws change to mandate the use of pain relief when mulesing.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (76)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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China delivers further tariff slap to Aussie grains sector

China delivers further tariff slap to Aussie grains sector

China has slugged the Australian grains industry with further tariffs on barley and sorghum - but the move is unlikely to alter sales.
Monday, June 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (63)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cattle breeder faces court over alleged $2.5m fraud

Cattle breeder faces court over alleged $2.5m fraud

Charges were laid following a year-long police strike force investigation.
Monday, June 29, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (69)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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