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04 February 2013
View news from Australia Trade Appointment Causes Live Export Concerns
AUSTRALIA - Appointing Kelvin Thomson as Trade Secretary will have a detrimental effect on Australia’s live export industry, Western Australian Farmers Federation has said. ...
29 January 2013
View news from Australia Fencing Help for Bushfire Victims
AUSTRALIA – A fencing fund has been launched this week by New South Wales Farmers (NSWF) to aid landowners hit by bushfires. ...
15 January 2013
View news from Australia National Dairy Update: Production Not Hampered by Hot Weather
AUSTRALIA - The recent heatwave is the focus of the fortnightly dairy update by Dairy Australia. ...
View news from Australia Land Clearing Change Vital for Farmers
AUSTRALIA - The Western Australian Farmers Federation (Inc.) (WAFarmers) wants reform to the State’s land clearing laws to allow farmers to better manage their land as part of a long term plan for the State’s agricultural industries....
14 January 2013
View news from Australia Dairy Markets Roundup: Outlook positive,Fonterra Shares Up
GLOBAL - Dairy product prices entered the New Year on a positive note, with the first Global DairyTrade (GDT) auction for the year (event 83) seeing a 2 per cent increase in the Trade-Weighted Index (TWI), write market analysts at Dairy Australia....
10 January 2013
View news from Australia Cattle Killed in New South Wales Fire
AUSTRALIA - Around 10,000 head of livestock have been killed in fires across 37 local government areas following an extremely warm period of weather. ...
View news from Australia Rapid Response Disease Team Strengthened
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Agriculture and Food is strengthening its capacity to respond to an emergency animal disease outbreak with the appointment of eight employees to the national Rapid Response Team (RRT)....
08 January 2013
View news from Australia Large Scale Dairying Only Beginning
AUSTRALIA - Cow herds of 600 are only the beginning of large scale dairying in the future, according to the Nuffield Farming Scholars. ...
31 December 2012
View news from Australia Animal Welfare Reforms to Cover 100 per cent of Australia's Livestock Trade
AUSTRALIA - The world’s most stringent live export regulations will apply to all exports of Australian livestock for slaughter from tomorrow....
28 December 2012
View news from Australia Welfare Group Criticises Queensland Graziers
AUSTRALIA - Animal rights group PETA have called for north Queensland farmers to be prosecuted if animals die of dehydration and starvation....
27 December 2012
View news from Australia Botulism Cases Confirmed Near Longreach
AUSTRALIA - Livestock producers are urged to check their cattle for signs of botulism following confirmed cases near Longreach, Winton and Aramac. ...
21 December 2012
View news from Australia Study Identifies the Drivers for Sustainable Land Management
AUSTRALIA - A new study by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) identifies financial and environmental concerns as the key drivers influencing the adoption of sustainable farming practices in Australia. ...
View news from Australia Livestock Farmers Advised Over Heat Precautions
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are being urged to ensure they take special care of their livestock during summer’s extreme heat, as statewide temperatures are forecast in many areas to rise to the low 40s (degrees centigrade) before Christmas....
View news from Australia Rural Confidence Lower - Rabobank
AUSTRALIA - A survey for the last quarter indicates Australian farming sentiment has deteriorated....
19 December 2012
View news from Australia Cattle Industry Management Committee Endorses BJD action
AUSTRALIA - Western Australia’s Cattle Industry Funding Scheme Management Committee has endorsed recommendations by the Department of Agriculture and Food to maintain the State’s bovine Johne’s disease (BJD) Free Zone status....
View news from Australia Farm Exports, Earnings Up in 2012
AUSTRALIA - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, has welcomed the annual update of Australia’s agricultural statistics that shows earning and farm exports are up in 2012....
18 December 2012
View news from Australia Northern Territory Cattle Stations Linked to BJD Outbreak
AUSTRALIA - Four cattle stations in the Northern Territory have had movement restrictions placed on them, because of links to a Brahman stud in Queensland which tested positive to bovine Johne's disease in November....
View news from Australia Ministers Hear Call on Drought
AUSTRALIA - New South Wales (NSW) Farmers welcomed a decision today by the Standing Council on Primary Industries that it will develop an in-drought business support proposal for consideration as part of a new drought policy....
View news from Australia State Issue Movement Reminder
AUSTRALIA - The Department of Agriculture and Food is reminding importers of stock from interstate to ensure import conditions are met....
14 December 2012
View news from Australia New CEO for Murray Dairy
AUSTRALIA - Murray Dairy has appointed Leanne Mulcahy as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO)....
13 December 2012
View news from Australia Strong Year Predicted for Farming and Exports
AUSTRALIA - Farm income is expected to remain strong but ease slightly through 2013 with the exports forecast for primary industries predicting a strong year, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)....
11 December 2012
View news from Australia New Johne's Test Means Faster Results
AUSTRALIA - The battle against Johne's disease has taken a turn as scientists have discovered a test that is expected to cut down waiting period for results from two months down to one week, reports ABC Rural. ...
10 December 2012
View news from Australia Global Prices and EU Production Down
GLOBAL - EU butter and milk powder production is down and a strong season for New Zealand dairy farming has caused dairy commodities to drop on the trade Weighted Index for the week ending 7 December, reports Dairy Australia in their fortnightly update....
View news from Australia Progress Made in Controlling Johne's Outbreak
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity Queensland has made substantial progress in responding to the current bovine Johne's disease (BJD) incident in Queensland after outbreaks in the Rockhampton area. ...
View news from Australia Report on Sustainable Milk Released by WAFarmers and CBG
AUSTRALIA - A report outlining sustainability in milk prices has been released by the Western Australian Farmers Federation (Inc.) (WAFarmers) Dairy Section Council and the Collective Bargaining Group of WA (CBG). ...
06 December 2012
View news from Australia RSCPA Calls for Sale Yard Phase Out
AUSTRALIA - Concerns in the sale yard sector are arising about criticism coming from welfare groups which could be heightened due to revelations that some Queensland farmers are turning to deadweight trade, reports ABC Rural. ...
05 December 2012
View news from Australia Banks Called on to Pass Cuts to Rural Sector
AUSTRALIA - NSW Farmers’ Association have called on Australian banks to pass on the reduction in their funding costs to the rural sector....
03 December 2012
View news from Australia New Genomic Predictors for Improved Reproduction
AUSTRALIA - Brahman herd profitability should rapidly increase during the next decade with the adoption of new genomic predictors for fertility, reports Meat and Livestock Australia....
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