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Sold: Bangor South makes $2.6 million | Video

Sold: Bangor South makes $2.6 million | Video

The Mungallala property Bangor South has sold on an online auction for $2.6 million.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (89)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The show goes on thanks to $36m fed govt help to cover COVID-19 costs

The show goes on thanks to $36m fed govt help to cover COVID-19 costs

Most agricultural shows face big costs because they have been cancelled in 2020, but Canberra offers some assistance
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (93)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Verona heads to auction on July 23

Verona heads to auction on July 23

Stanthorpe property Verona will be auctioned by Elders on July 23
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (82)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dairy contract signing crush

Dairy contract signing crush

The need to sign milk supply contracts under the dairy code is putting farmers under pressure but the ACCC says it's in farmers' interests.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (63)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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How these regions bucked the myth of rural population decline

How these regions bucked the myth of rural population decline

Despite the myth of rural population decline, a new study has revealed many small regional areas have unlocked the secret to attracting more residents.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (67)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New training program launched for milk tanker operators

New training program launched for milk tanker operators

THE Australian dairy industry will make a national training program available to milk tanker drivers and operators.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (112)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Expanded products from online portal

Expanded products from online portal

Wide Open Agriculture (WOA) has announced new partnerships with regenerative and ethical food producers, allowing the company to expand and diversify its product offering at dirtycleanfood.com.au
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (102)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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National Parks ups its bushfire readiness, taking on 125 new staff

National Parks ups its bushfire readiness, taking on 125 new staff

Are you a problem solver who loves the Australian bush?
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (110)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chocolate and 'never getting married': Secret to 106 years of living

Chocolate and 'never getting married': Secret to 106 years of living

Bendigo centenarian attributes her long life to chocolate and never marrying.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (84)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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National Cabinet key to economic recovery

National Cabinet key to economic recovery

In this week's The Gauge, CPC CEO Troy Setter says the new National Cabinet may well hold the key to a new level of collaboration between governments.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (85)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Energy grants for dairy farmers

Energy grants for dairy farmers

Dairy farmers now have access to $10 million in Federal Government grants to help lower their energy bills and reduce emissions, as part of a multi-million-dollar election commitment welcomed by peak dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF).
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (138)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Some rural Victorians are seriously pushing for regionalised COVID-19 restrictions

Some rural Victorians are seriously pushing for regionalised COVID-19 restrictions

Some rural Victorians are promoting regionalised COVID-19 restrictions after a spike in cases in Melbourne. Good idea or not?
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (97)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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BlazeAid reaches 500km milestone on Kangaroo Island

BlazeAid reaches 500km milestone on Kangaroo Island

"BlazeAid is here till the job's done and till the phone stops ringing!"
Wednesday, June 24, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (114)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Winter climate outlook hard to predict with mixed signals

Winter climate outlook hard to predict with mixed signals

The surprising early consensus by climate models that we were in for a wet winter have disappeared with all possibilities now on the table.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (84)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bangor South auction underway | Video

Bangor South auction underway | Video

The online auction of the Bangor South is underway, set to conclude at 11am on June 25.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (220)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Regional focus boost for ABC in major restructure

Regional focus boost for ABC in major restructure

ABC aiming to have 75 per cent of content makers based outside Sydney by 2025.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (93)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Animal welfare and farm trespass Bill introduced

Animal welfare and farm trespass Bill introduced

Animal Welfare and Trespass Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 will be introduced into State Parliament
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (77)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Calls to repeal extra FIRB scrutiny of foreign investors in ag assets

Calls to repeal extra FIRB scrutiny of foreign investors in ag assets

Canberra's efforts to stop foreign investors swooping on cheap buying opportunities during the coronavirus emergency is troubling some in the farm sector
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (75)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Education relocation costs covered for rural and remote students

Education relocation costs covered for rural and remote students

The government has released a multi-million-dollar funding package, aimed at closing the rural and remote education gap.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (78)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Research breakthrough could create alternative to fungicides

Research breakthrough could create alternative to fungicides

A research breakthrough may eventually lead to a non-chemical means of controlling fungal disease in crops.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (98)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agriculture university degree fees reduced by 62 per cent

Agriculture university degree fees reduced by 62 per cent

The cost of agriculture-related courses will be more than halved next year.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (129)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The great weaning debate

The great weaning debate

A 'one size doesn't fit all' approach should be taken when weaning prime lambs.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rib eye recipe hits the mark

Rib eye recipe hits the mark

Matt Sinclair teams up with Australian beef to showcase legendary steak.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (184)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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National feral and domestic cat inquiry to study impact of 'predatory carnivores'

National feral and domestic cat inquiry to study impact of 'predatory carnivores'

"We're not talking about loveable, lasagne-loving, lazy cats like Garfield, but rather predatory carnivores that hunt and kill endangered native animals."
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (130)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Australian grain may be more competitive in Asia as global shipping costs rally

Australian grain may be more competitive in Asia as global shipping costs rally

World sea freight rates are rallying, which could boost Australia's grain competitiveness in Asia.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (159)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chilled ag export openings emerge as slow boat freight beats flying

Chilled ag export openings emerge as slow boat freight beats flying

With air cargo space hard to secure and expensive, farm sector exporters are taking a fresh look at refrigerated sea freight
Tuesday, June 23, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (73)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Temporary changes to Aus Post or permanent service cuts?

Temporary changes to Aus Post or permanent service cuts?

Have you noticed more issues with Australia Post than usual?
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (110)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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EYCI hangs in record territory

EYCI hangs in record territory

Cattle prices across all specifications continue to climb.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (99)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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China's strong appetite for Australian protein

China's strong appetite for Australian protein

Swine fever remains key driver in global protein market
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Rose Scott appointed AACo's chief marketing officer

Rose Scott appointed AACo's chief marketing officer

Rose Scott has been appointed as the chief marketing officer of Australian Agricultural Company.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (86)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Scientists weigh up alternative methane measuring

Scientists weigh up alternative methane measuring

Scientists in talks with livestock industry over methane measuring
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (178)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Regional Australia is attracting more millennials than it's losing

Regional Australia is attracting more millennials than it's losing

They're not exactly outback Australia, but non-capital city centres such as Newcastle, Toowoomba and the Gold Coast are hot spots attracting young Australians.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (126)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ellendale offered with 1600 cattle, plant

Ellendale offered with 1600 cattle, plant

Ellendale at Einasleigh will be offered with 1600 cattle when it is auctioned by Geaney's on August 6.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (72)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A step forward for Australian wool

A step forward for Australian wool

WoolProducers welcomes launch of Australia-UK free trade agreement negotiations
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (83)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Councils can't offer more than 'moral support' after fires, royal commission told

Councils can't offer more than 'moral support' after fires, royal commission told

Councils in bushfire-hit areas have called for changes to disaster recovery funding, in the wake of the Black Summer bushfires.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (79)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Minerals Council backs Paris agreement

Minerals Council backs Paris agreement

The Minerals Council of Australia has committed to cutting carbon emissions at mine sites.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (100)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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World's largest telescope in WA's backyard

World's largest telescope in WA's backyard

The project expected to give a much needed boost to the State economy.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (86)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Are regional COVID-19 concessions a viable option?

Are regional COVID-19 concessions a viable option?

Some rural Victorians are seriously pushing for regionalised COVID-19 restrictions after the spike in cases in Melbourne. Good idea or not?
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (146)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bogus business emails take biggest share of $634m lost to scams

Bogus business emails take biggest share of $634m lost to scams

More than 353,000 combined reports were made to Scamwatch other government agencies and the big four banks last year.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (120)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Time to sell

Time to sell

As the wool market hits a five year low, premiums are being paid for high yielding lines.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (105)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Snow forecast as ski resorts gear up for extra demand

Snow forecast as ski resorts gear up for extra demand

Demand for passes very high as opening approaches.
Monday, June 22, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Thargomindah country on the market | Video

Thargomindah country on the market | Video

The adjoining Thargomindah properties Kilcowera and Zenonie are on the market through Ray White Rural.
Sunday, June 21, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (169)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Beef market diversification pays big dividends this year

Beef market diversification pays big dividends this year

Australia now sends to a hundred different beef markets.
Sunday, June 21, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (94)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Futures suffer steady decline

Futures suffer steady decline

CBOT futures usually rally during June, but his year's rally occurred much earlier, in March.
Sunday, June 21, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (91)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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EBVs and phenotype provide MSA winning balance

EBVs and phenotype provide MSA winning balance

Meeting market specifications and providing a consistent product has allowed the Campbell family of Woodlands at Merriwa to stand out in the MSA world.
Sunday, June 21, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (101)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Will coronavirus claim this country staple, too?

Will coronavirus claim this country staple, too?

Almost all of the the Riverina's B&S balls have been cancelled for 2020.
Sunday, June 21, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (87)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Lanza tedera comes up trumps for sheep

Lanza tedera comes up trumps for sheep

Lanza tedera, which was bred by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development with support from Meat and Livestock Australia, has shown to be valuable as an autumn feed option on one of the properties on which it was developed.
Sunday, June 21, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (98)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Frost impacts clethodim efficacy

Frost impacts clethodim efficacy

It is hard to find suitable spray days at present, but farmers are being warned not to risk using clethodim when it is frosty.
Sunday, June 21, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (98)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Angus breed's focus on heat tolerance

Angus breed's focus on heat tolerance

List of sires with coat type RBVs now available
Saturday, June 20, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (133)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Northern beef industry funding boost

Northern beef industry funding boost

The WA State Government has announced it will invest $8.3 million over four years to drive a more profitable, resilient and diverse northern beef industry.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (185)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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