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GOUGH Whitlam was remembered yesterday as not only a political legend but also a towering figure in the country's social landscape.

Remembering Gough  

GOUGH Whitlam was remembered yesterday as not only a political legend but also a towering figure in the country's social landscape.
3:00 AM GOODOOGA is Northern NSW will look like a scene from reality show The Block when a team of Sydney tradies turn up to rescue drought-affected farms.
A YOUNG Riverstone, NSW, resident could be riding the wave of agricultural robot technology after scoring a place in a prestigious robotics competition. 1:00 AM A YOUNG Riverstone, NSW, resident could be riding the wave of agricultural robot technology after scoring a place in...
FAST food giant, McDonald’s, now exports more Australian beef than it uses in its 930 local restaurants. 1:00 AM FAST food giant, McDonald’s, now exports more Australian beef than it uses in its 930 local restaurants.
SUMMER is coming - and parts of regional Australia will likely face severe water shortages over the coming months. 1:00 AM 1 SUMMER is coming - and parts of regional Australia will likely face severe water shortages over the coming months.

NFF CONGRESS 2014

A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with...

BARNABY Joyce will today release the Green Paper for the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, focusing on improving farmgate returns.
Green Paper finally on the table BARNABY Joyce will today release the Green Paper for the...
THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian produce mustn’t be submerged under the hype around China, says Simon Talbot.
'Golden era' for ag - if we play fair THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian...
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Don't speak too soon D8. Remember 1997/8. The domestic prices in ES sucked grain out of WA and
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Can farmers tell me with 100% assurance that the pesticides & chemicals they use on their farms
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Joyce and his department are sitting on their hands, and looks like a rusted on member of the

IN A win for landholders across the Great Artesian Basin, the federal government has resurrected the popular Cap and Pipe the Bores Scheme after four months in limbo.16 Oct 14  1 IN A win for landholders across the Great Artesian Basin, the federal government has resurrected the popular Cap and...
THE CSIRO has appointed a new CEO, Dr Larry Marshall, who carries a wealth of business experience in his lab coat.
09 Oct 14  1 THE CSIRO has appointed a new CEO, Dr Larry Marshall, who carries a wealth of business experience in his lab coat.
WOOLGROWER Philip Attard recently returned from Spinexpo in China where he promoted the Wool ComfortMeter. WOOLGROWER Philip Attard recently returned from Spinexpo in China where he promoted the Wool ComfortMeter.

IN A near total auction clearance rams topped at $4200 at the Brien family's Bella Lana Merino ram sale at Wellington.17 Oct 14 IN A near total auction clearance rams topped at $4200 at the Brien family's Bella Lana Merino ram sale at Wellington.
THE One Oak Merino stud dispersal ends an era for Graham and Mary Wells, One Oak Merino stud, Jerilderie, with stud sires selling to a top of $30,000.16 Oct 14 THE One Oak Merino stud dispersal ends an era for Graham and Mary Wells, One Oak Merino stud, Jerilderie, with stud...
FAST food giant, McDonald’s, now exports more Australian beef than it uses in its 930 local restaurants.1:00 AM FAST food giant, McDonald’s, now exports more Australian beef than it uses in its 930 local restaurants.
AFTER good falls of rain most markets saw a significant drop in numbers yarded, and prices eased as a result.20 Oct 14 AFTER good falls of rain most markets saw a significant drop in numbers yarded, and prices eased as a result.

THE emerging trend this selling season of sourcing heifer bulls as producers look to control calving difficulties in tougher seasons, has prompted warnings that sires are only part of the story.

THE emerging trend this selling season of sourcing heifer bulls as producers look to control calving difficulties in...
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.21 Oct 14  12 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.16 Oct 14  4 A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.

IN ag's genetically modified cropping revolution heartland it's not easy finding a large-scale US graingrower who chooses to plant non-GM soybeans. IN ag's genetically modified cropping revolution heartland it's not easy finding a large-scale US graingrower who...
FARMERS looking to improve their whole storage system to leverage marketing opportunities are considering on-farm weighbridges. FARMERS looking to improve their whole storage system to leverage marketing opportunities are considering on-farm...

FORGET farm kids as gate openers, the robotics team  from Australian universities were challenged to design and build robots capable of guiding themselves through a 'farming area' obstacle course.13 Oct 14 FORGET farm kids as gate openers, the robotics team from Australian universities were challenged to design and...
FARMING smarter was a key theme at the Henty Farm Machinery Field Days, which began on Tuesday.25 Sep 14 FARMING smarter was a key theme at the Henty Farm Machinery Field Days, which began on Tuesday.
QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the Gold Coast for its 2015 national gathering.21 Oct 14 QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the...
A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.16 Oct 14 A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.
THROUGHOUT his ownership of 'Sunnyvale' over the past 21 years Paul Laurie has demonstrated that one of the property's main assets has been its versatility. 
19 Oct 14 THROUGHOUT his ownership of "Sunnyvale" over the past 21 years Paul Laurie has demonstrated that one of the...
A MOVE to wind up a long-standing three-way family partnership has triggered the listing of a well-known Purlewaugh Valley property in prime Northern Slopes grazing country.18 Oct 14 A MOVE to wind up a long-standing three-way family partnership has triggered the listing of a well-known Purlewaugh...
YOUNG women in rural Australia have a new platform to discuss the issues facing them, and a chance to take those issues right to the top of Australian politics. YOUNG women in rural Australia have a new platform to discuss the issues facing them, and a chance to take those...

GOODOOGA is Northern NSW will look like a scene from reality show The Block when a team of Sydney tradies turn up to rescue drought-affected farms.

DETERMINATION to make a change was the driving force to the creation of 6Nil, the campaign developed by siblings Maddie and Will Gay to raise $250,000 for Lifeline Australia.26 Sep 14  2 DETERMINATION to make a change was the driving force to the creation of 6Nil, the campaign developed by siblings...
27 Sep 14  1 ELEVEN NSW farmers have been named Nuffield Scholars for 2015.

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