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25 August 2014
View news from Australia Dairy Farmers Go to Adelaide Cheese Maker
AUSTRALIA - A group of six South Australian dairy farmers from the Fleurieu Peninsula have turned their noses up at the major dairy companies and decided to supply direct to Adelaide cheese maker La Casa Del Formaggio....
View news from Australia New Wagyu Seedstock Sale
AUSTRALIA - In a move to provide a market-place for superior Wagyu genetics, the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) has launched an online Wagyu Fullblood 100% International Sale to culminate at the 2014 Wagyu Conference at the Gold Coast on Sunday, 12...
11 August 2014
View news from Australia Australia Counts the Cost of Russian Food Import Ban
AUSTRALIA - The Government is currently assessing the likely impact of the Russian Federation ban on imports of certain agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuffs from Australia....
31 July 2014
View news from Australia New Livestock Land Transport Laws Enforced from 1 August 2014
AUSTRALIA - The six month grace period for new livestock transport requirements introduced in January expires this Friday....
23 July 2014
View news from Australia Farmers Applaud Carbon Tax Repeal
AUSTRALIA - Australian farmers have applauded the Coalition Government for delivering on its election promise to repeal the carbon tax....
23 June 2014
View news from Australia Falling Agricultural Output Forecast for Australia
AUSTRALIA - A decline of between four and five per cent in agricultural output is forecast in the latest outlook from ABARES, with reductions expected in both the crop and livestock sectors. El Nino and Australia's free trade agreement with South Korea...
12 June 2014
View news from Australia Diagnostic Tool Represents Bovine Theileriosis Breakthrough
AUSTRALIA – An Australian scientist has found a way of diagnosing and monitoring Bovine Theileriosis (BT)....
11 June 2014
View news from Australia Dairy Benefits Outstrip the Bad, Say Australians
AUSTRALIA – Dairy food health benefits outweigh the health problems, according to the latest news from Australia....
02 June 2014
View news from Australia Global Significance for Tasmanian Pasture Experiment
AUSTRALIA - The results of a 12-year experiment by University of Tasmania School of Biological Science researcher Associate Professor Mark Hovenden could lead to major changes in the way farmers irrigate and fertilise the land – especially if they want...
30 May 2014
View news from Australia Use your Brains: Show Australia is Free of ‘Mad Cow’ Disease
AUSTRALIA - Biosecurity SA is calling on cattle and sheep producers to ‘use their brains’ to demonstrate Australia remains free of TSE (transmissible spongiform encephalopathy) otherwise referred to as ‘Mad Cow disease’ or Scrapie in sheep....
05 May 2014
View news from Australia Australian Authorities Clamp Down on Welfare Breaches in Live Exports
AUSTRALIA - Investigations in to live exports of cattle and sheep from Australia have found a series of breaches of the welfare recommendations and control measures once the animals had landed in the importing countries....
04 April 2014
View news from Australia Fonterra Milk Selected for Australian Local Partnership
AUSTRALIA – Dairying in Victoria could be given a sure footing by a ten year milk partnership between Fonterra and Woolworths, farmers are being told....
11 March 2014
View news from Australia MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
View news from Australia New CSIRO Report Highlights Costs of Livestock Transport
AUSTRLIA - AGFORCE has welcomed the launch of a suite of innovative new tools jointly developed by the CSIRO and various state governments to analyse cost savings associated with beef industry transport and logistics in Northern Australia....
07 March 2014
View news from Australia Value Put on FMD Biosecurity at Australian Outlook Conference
AUSTRALIA - Financial losses resulting from an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) could amount to between A$3,000 and A$11,000 per farm and year, according to a new study from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences...
06 March 2014
View news from Australia Australia to Play Its Part in Alleviating Global Food Crisis
AUSTRALIA - Constant change in global demographics is creating a radically different landscape of world agriculture, delegates at ABARES Outlook 2014 heard yesterday, 5 March....
05 March 2014
View news from Australia Drought Down Under: What is the Cost?
AUSTRALIA – Drought has held Australia’s broadacre production back 11 per cent this millennium, according to a new Australian government report....
11 February 2014
View news from Australia Agriculture Takes Centre Stage at Upcoming Australian Conference
AUSTRALIA - Final preparations are underway for ABARES Outlook 2014, Australia’s premier agricultural conference, which will be held in Canberra on 4 and 5 March this year....
07 February 2014
View news from Australia MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - This report is a collection of weekly cattle price summaries from each Australian territory by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA). ...
06 February 2014
View news from Australia Farmers Battling Through Extreme Conditions
AUSTRALIA - Farmers living in the Central Tablelands and New England areas of New South Wales have been preparing and actively making decisions to manage drought for more than 12 months, NSW Farmers Association said....
24 January 2014
View news from Australia Livestock Handling Reports Tighten Up Exports
AUSTRALIA – Six reports into animal handling have been released by the Department of Agriculture concluding that allegations of improper animal handling were founded in live cattle exports from Australia. ...
21 January 2014
View news from Australia Applications Open for Concessional Farm Loans
AUSTRALIA - Western Australian primary industries’ businesses can now apply for concessional loans through the Farm Finance Concessional Loans Scheme (WA)....
03 January 2014
View news from Australia Body Condition Scoring Made Easy with New App
AUSTRALIA - Dairy Australia has released a new smart phone app to help body condition score cows more effectively. ...
02 January 2014
View news from Australia Livestock Owners Urged to Prepare for Heat
AUSTRALIA - Livestock owners are being urged to ensure they take special care of their livestock during the next few days as severe to extreme temperatures are forecast across most of the state....
30 December 2013
View news from Australia Australian White Paper to Boost Productivity
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Government is developing a White Paper to boost agriculture’s productivity and profitability....
11 December 2013
View news from Australia Australian Forecasts for Beef, Veal, Dairy Products High
AUSTRALIA - Australian farm exports are forecast to be around $38 billion in 2013–14, with higher forecasts for beef and veal, wine, and dairy products, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES)....
06 December 2013
View news from Australia Victoria Government Pushes for Alpine Grazing Return
AUSTRALIA – An application to reintroduce alpine cattle grazing after a seven year ban has been submitted by the Victorian government....
28 November 2013
View news from Australia Territory Government Announces Drought Support
AUSTRALIA – Drought support, worth A$7.6 million, has been welcomed by New South Wales Farmers President Fiona Simpson, after 18 months of 'extremely dry' conditions....
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