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McNicholl's Forest Grove under contract

McNicholl's Forest Grove under contract

Lee and Megan McNicholl's 3385 hectare Wallumbilla property Forest Grove is under contract.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (200)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Cashmere listed at $5.5 million | Video

New Cashmere listed at $5.5 million | Video

The St George irrigation/grazing property New Cashmere has been listed for sale at $5.5 million.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (140)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Student's soft cheese research a world first

Student's soft cheese research a world first

Comment: A PhD student at the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture is developing predictive tools to influence food safety management decisions for the soft cheese, paneer.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (142)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Hundreds of guns seized - Nyngan man charged

Hundreds of guns seized - Nyngan man charged

Police will allege a 69-year-old man from The Marra has been selling prohibited weapons including a rocket launcher.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (203)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Hold your fire on RWA treatment

Hold your fire on RWA treatment

Farmers are being advised that putting on a seed treatment to control Russian Wheat Aphid may do more harm than good.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (391)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Western stargazers keen for dark sky world record

Western stargazers keen for dark sky world record

Although western Queensland is renowned for its dark night skies, plenty of stargazers out west are getting ready to help set a world record in measuring light pollution on Sunday night.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (235)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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ICPA's Bring our Boarders Back campaign sees results

ICPA's Bring our Boarders Back campaign sees results

A concerted two-week campaign for certainty for boarding students shut out of their schools looks to have been successful.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (285)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Giant agchem name Syngenta gets bigger - Adama and China business absorbed

Giant agchem name Syngenta gets bigger - Adama and China business absorbed

Swiss-based Syngenta Group will encompass the newly combined Sinochem and ChemChina farm chemical and fertiliser businesses and Israel's Adama.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (96)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Cattle producers hit back at anti meat mob's pandemic claims

Cattle producers hit back at anti meat mob's pandemic claims

Australia's contribution to improving global biological safety ignored, says CCA.
Friday, June 19, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (139)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Agribusiness buzz in brief

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A quick check around the grounds at what some of the players are doing in agribusiness
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (199)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Buy from the Bush delivers $5 million sales to small businesses

Buy from the Bush delivers $5 million sales to small businesses

Buy from the Bush's stunning impact on rural businesses - including mink and me - has been revealed by a new report.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (210)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Study of wild chickpeas could lead to pest breakthrough

Study of wild chickpeas could lead to pest breakthrough

Researchers in Queensland have made an exciting discovery that may help chickpea growers reduce damage from nematodes.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (377)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Keep beta agonists out of beef, say producers

Keep beta agonists out of beef, say producers

Trade risks flagged as new growth promotant drug is considered for registration.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (114)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Bread and butter import issues for NZ and Aussie farmers

Bread and butter import issues for NZ and Aussie farmers

NZ bread contains about 60 per cent Australian flour to keep prices low, while supermarkets here sell kiwi butter cheaper than across the Tasman
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (122)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Meat businesses slam report from anti animal production investor outfit

Meat businesses slam report from anti animal production investor outfit

Peak meat processing groups globally say report is a sham.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (344)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Investors warned off meat businesses

Investors warned off meat businesses

Anti livestock outfit's report lists world meat companies as high risk of fostering pandemics
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (127)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Aussie ag tech gets $11m injection

Aussie ag tech gets $11m injection

Yamaha has invested in Aussie microclimate sensing company, The Yield.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (164)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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EMI hits lowest point in five years

EMI hits lowest point in five years

Wool market continues to fall with EMI at lowest point since 2015.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (176)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fonterra class action heads to court

Fonterra class action heads to court

A class action seeking compensation for dairy farmers affected by Fonterra Australia's "clawback" in 2016 has been filed in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (176)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Exploration licences for a million hectares of the NT up for grabs

Exploration licences for a million hectares of the NT up for grabs

Mining licences for about one million hectares of the Northern Territory are for sale.
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (167)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Barley tariff costs China billions as minister urges open talks

Barley tariff costs China billions as minister urges open talks

The Trade Minister is still yet to hear from his Chinese counterpart,
Thursday, June 18, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (151)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Whyenbirra passed in for $4 million

Whyenbirra passed in for $4 million

Negotiations are continuing on the Bollon property Whyenbirra, which was passed in for $4 million.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (217)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Outside investors keen on ag-tech

Outside investors keen on ag-tech

Ag-tech is on the cusp of a boom time with external investors increasingly keen to become involved in the sector.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (127)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Mandatory pain relief for Vic sheep producers from July 1

Mandatory pain relief for Vic sheep producers from July 1

From July 1 Victorian sheep farmers must ensure they administer pain relief when mulesing sheep.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (209)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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AAMIG lease brings historic Blackall property connection to an end

AAMIG lease brings historic Blackall property connection to an end

A century-long association by the Hart family with Blackall district properties Thornleigh and Moorlands is coming to an end, with the announcement this week that the AAM Investment Group is seeking a further $50m to $80m of capital to add the purchase of the two properties to its acquisition of Terrick Terrick.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (117)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Staff changes on the national ag news desk

Staff changes on the national ag news desk

There have been some editorial changes within Australian Community Media's national agricultural news team.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (120)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fuel on farms v public land frustrations laid bare

Fuel on farms v public land frustrations laid bare

Rural property owners are frustrated by the inability to clear a substantial boundary between their property and public land.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (137)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Growers urged to take five on 2,4-D use

Growers urged to take five on 2,4-D use

Farmers are switching from MCPA herbicides to 2,4-D this year due to issues accessing MCPA but they are warned to delay their applications.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (123)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Pressure on as north adapts to new normal

Pressure on as north adapts to new normal

There's nowhere in Victorian dairy doing it as tough as the north and Dhurringile dairy farmer Tony McCarthy says the region's farmers are adapting fast.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (114)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ag tech's big role in Australia's economic recovery

Ag tech's big role in Australia's economic recovery

Agriculture broadly and more specifically ag-tech will play a key role in leading Australia out of recession.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (117)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dairy's very patchy rebound

Dairy's very patchy rebound

Dairy Australia has revised its forecast on the back of a rebound in dairy farmer confidence and surging production in Tasmania and Gippsland.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (194)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Aussie beef urges UK to think beyond quotas

Aussie beef urges UK to think beyond quotas

Launch of UK FTA negotiations gives red meat industry optimism.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (102)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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DPM took RAAF jet to Melb Cup and justified it with old funding

DPM took RAAF jet to Melb Cup and justified it with old funding

The Deputy Prime Minister flew to Melbourne on a RAAF jet to watch the Melbourne Cup and justified the taxpayer-funded trip by reannouncing a three-year-old funding promise.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (100)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New leucaena trial looks at weight gains on the coast

New leucaena trial looks at weight gains on the coast

Psylid-resistant variety Redlands put to the test.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (153)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Macadamia 2020 forecast remains unchanged

Macadamia 2020 forecast remains unchanged

Harvest has progressed well for the 2020 macadamia season.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (123)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Grains industry news in brief 17.6.20

Grains industry news in brief 17.6.20

A big year for wheat imports in North Africa, irrigation innovation and new resistance management strategies.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (161)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Line in sand, on MinCo

Line in sand, on MinCo

Concerns over progress, transparency, on water recovery.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (137)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Line in sand, at MinCo

Line in sand, at MinCo

Concerns over progress, transparency, on water recovery.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (128)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Feedlotters keep the events ball rolling

Feedlotters keep the events ball rolling

ALFA's new program of virtual events.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (128)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Australia begins free-trade talks with United Kingdom

Australia begins free-trade talks with United Kingdom

Australia would be looking to secure better market access for its export goods, especially in agriculture.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (100)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Live-ex appeal talk leaves a sour taste

Live-ex appeal talk leaves a sour taste

Cattlemen's passionate letter to PM: Don't threaten us, support us.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (130)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Locusts cause chaos across two continents

Locusts cause chaos across two continents

Locusts are causing significant damage in both Africa and south Asia.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (106)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Nungil sold at auction for $3.3 million

Nungil sold at auction for $3.3 million

The 14,524 hectare Langlo River property Nungil has sold at an Elders auction for $3.3 million.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (108)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Private super investor interest pushes AAM to seek more ag funding

Private super investor interest pushes AAM to seek more ag funding

AAM Investment Group plans more capital raisings to fund expansion into in rain-revived farmland
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (97)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Live export backflip: RETWA gets exemption to export stranded sheep

Live export backflip: RETWA gets exemption to export stranded sheep

RURAL Export and Trading WA has begun loading the Al Kuwait livestock vessel after being granted permission by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (152)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Loading underway for sheep ship going to Gulf; AA appeal rejected

Loading underway for sheep ship going to Gulf; AA appeal rejected

RURAL Export and Trading WA has begun loading the Al Kuwait livestock vessel after being granted permission by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (93)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fuel move a step in the right direction

Fuel move a step in the right direction

Farm leaders have lauded the government's latest push for fuel security but have added there is no substitute for onshore supplies.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (130)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Adoption and integrity rate high in MLA's five-year plan

Adoption and integrity rate high in MLA's five-year plan

Strategy Plan charts the direction of MLA investments until 2025.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (167)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Ag output defying COVID-19 to rise towards $61b after rain

Ag output defying COVID-19 to rise towards $61b after rain

Agricultural production is rising in value again, defying the global economic slowdown, but exports will suffer
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (94)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Littleproud under heavy pressure to rule out appeal in live-ex ban case

Littleproud under heavy pressure to rule out appeal in live-ex ban case

Nationals senate team call for swift action on compensation in Brett Cattle Co case
Tuesday, June 16, 2020/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (145)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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