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A DRIER February and softer US demand has pushed beef prices backwards.

Cattle prices slip, again  

A DRIER February and softer US demand has pushed beef prices backwards.
FARMERS and producers have failed to sway Treasurer Joe Hockey on the takeover of Primo by beef giant JBS Holdings. 

04 Mar 15 3 FARMERS and producers have failed to sway Treasurer Joe Hockey on the takeover of Primo by beef giant JBS Holdings.
FARMERS blasted the state government's new system to determine areas hardest hit by drought, saying it's no better than the last one. 4:00 AM 1 FARMERS blasted the state government's new system to determine areas hardest hit by drought, saying it's no better...
AN ELECTORATE bigger than most European countries could also see one of the biggest swings this election. 4:00 AM 2 AN ELECTORATE bigger than most European countries could also see one of the biggest swings this election.
THIS year’s federal budget must commit resources to implement the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper, according to the NFF. 4:00 AM 2 THIS year’s federal budget must commit resources to implement the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper,...

Outlook 2015

AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon. AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular...

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Animals Australia claim to be the voice for animals, RSPCA for all creatures great and small.
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So JBS get to report on their compliance of conditions every six months????? Duh! ...Good one
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Yeah Alan thats right, get the bulldozers in and cut the lot down, bugger the environment and
FARMERS and producers have failed to sway Treasurer Joe Hockey on the takeover of Primo by beef giant JBS Holdings. 

FARMERS and producers have failed to sway Treasurer Joe Hockey on the takeover of Primo by beef giant JBS Holdings.

FARMING extension services will increasingly be delivered through group, not individual, consultation according to North Coast LLS.
03 Mar 15 FARMING extension services will increasingly be delivered through group, not individual, consultation according to...
NSW's grower-owned sugar co-op is considering selling to Manildra Group half of its milling operations.26 Feb 15 NSW's grower-owned sugar co-op is considering selling to Manildra Group half of its milling operations.
LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in average saleyard prices. LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in...

INDUSTRY gave the brand new sheep saleyards at Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets high praise after yesterday's inaugural sale.04 Mar 15 INDUSTRY gave the brand new sheep saleyards at Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets high praise after yesterday's...
Merryville stud, Boorowa has taken out two supreme titles as well as the Koonwarra Trophy at the conclusion of Merino judging at the Canberra Royal28 Feb 15 Merryville stud, Boorowa has taken out two supreme titles as well as the Koonwarra Trophy at the conclusion of...
A DRIER February and softer US demand has pushed beef prices backwards.9:05 AM A DRIER February and softer US demand has pushed beef prices backwards.
CATTLE saleyard prices should sit just above 400c/kg in 2015-16, and stay there to 2017-18, says ABARES.04 Mar 15  3 CATTLE saleyard prices should sit just above 400c/kg in 2015-16, and stay there to 2017-18, says ABARES.

ALTHOUGH prices are likely to ease, industry forecasters are still predicting a good year ahead for Australian lentil producers.04 Mar 15 ALTHOUGH prices are likely to ease, industry forecasters are still predicting a good year ahead for Australian...
ONE of Australia’s largest wheat breeders will expand its operation and begin breeding barley.24 Feb 15  13 ONE of Australia’s largest wheat breeders will expand its operation and begin breeding barley.

GREENS Senator Rachel Siewert is calling for a national “contamination insurance scheme” to help protect non-GM farmers. GREENS Senator Rachel Siewert is calling for a national “contamination insurance scheme” to help protect non-GM farmers.
AGCO INTRODUCED its new Challenger E series of tracked tractors to the Australian and New Zealand markets in Brisbane last week. AGCO INTRODUCED its new Challenger E series of tracked tractors to the Australian and New Zealand markets in...

NORTH QUEENSLAND banana growers are in a state of shock after a plantation near Tully tested positive to Tropical Race-4 Panama Disease.04 Mar 15 NORTH QUEENSLAND banana growers are in a state of shock after a plantation near Tully tested positive to Tropical...
FEDERAL authorities have not increased the broader surveillance of imported frozen berries despite 18 cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries imported from China.24 Feb 15 FEDERAL authorities have not increased the broader surveillance of imported frozen berries despite 18 cases of...
NEXT fortnight's auction of the Condobolin property 'Euligal' is set to stand out for buyers seeking scale and proven performance in a mixed farming property that has served its current owners well.01 Mar 15 NEXT fortnight's auction of the Condobolin property "Euligal" is set to stand out for buyers seeking scale and...
FOUR and a half years is not  a long time, but it has  been time well spent on 'Shannandore' for owners Steve and Judy Radford.28 Feb 15 FOUR and a half years is not a long time, but it has been time well spent on "Shannandore" for owners Steve and...

FARMERS blasted the state government's new system to determine areas hardest hit by drought, saying it's no better than the last one. FARMERS blasted the state government's new system to determine areas hardest hit by drought, saying it's no better...

THE gap between country and city children's access to further education opportunities is being breached with an education foundation working to boost bush students' futures.05 Jan 15  1 THE gap between country and city children's access to further education opportunities is being breached with an...
THE green tinge across the Walcha countryside could deceive any passer-by, as its main water supply - the MacDonald River - has stopped flowing.30 Dec 14  7 THE green tinge across the Walcha countryside could deceive any passer-by, as its main water supply - the MacDonald...