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IT'S a good thing Santa flies to deliver presents to country children, so he doesn't have to endure NSW country roads.

Rough ride for regions  

IT'S a good thing Santa flies to deliver presents to country children, so he doesn't have to endure NSW country roads.
QUIRINDI children's charity Farming for Kids has stripped its first wheat crop, with plenty of local chipping in to get the crop off.
4:00 AM QUIRINDI children's charity Farming for Kids has stripped its first wheat crop, with plenty of local chipping in to...
AN independent review of the Water Act has focused on cutting red tape and improving Basin Plan performance. 19 Dec 14 AN independent review of the Water Act has focused on cutting red tape and improving Basin Plan performance.
THE historic homestead on the Young property 'Clifton' was something that stood out from the outset for Robert and Cheryl Hazlett, and it played a key role in their decision to purchase the property 14 years ago. 4:00 AM THE historic homestead on the Young property "Clifton" was something that stood out from the outset for Robert and...
BEEKEEPERS are being urged to consider the use of screened hive bottom boards to provide a potential varroa management option. 4:00 AM BEEKEEPERS are being urged to consider the use of screened hive bottom boards to provide a potential varroa...
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Rob. As Bill says, what you do with your time and resources is YOUR choice and no one else's to
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Yes wtf, the Liberals will set up the merchants to gouge the grower even further.
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The effect of the live export suspension (not ban) is grossly overstated. The Indonesians
AN independent review of the Water Act has focused on cutting red tape and improving Basin Plan performance. AN independent review of the Water Act has focused on cutting red tape and improving Basin Plan performance.

A MULTI-million dollar livestock feed pelletising plant has just added another tier of diversity to MSM Milling's canola crushing business - a joint venture with the Manildra Group.11 Dec 14 A MULTI-million dollar livestock feed pelletising plant has just added another tier of diversity to MSM Milling's...
WHAT started as Australia's smallest commercial flour mill back in 1952 has turned Manildra Group into one of the country's most successful family agribusiness operations.11 Dec 14  2 WHAT started as Australia's smallest commercial flour mill back in 1952 has turned Manildra Group into one of the...

THE McLaren family's Nerstane Merino stud at Woolbrook, bagged its best price for a ram this week when it sold a stud sire at $30,000.18 Dec 14 THE McLaren family's Nerstane Merino stud at Woolbrook, bagged its best price for a ram this week when it sold a...
THE drizzling rain gave producers a good excuse to attend the Bobar Poll Dorset ram sale at Braidwood on Thursday. 
12 Dec 14 THE drizzling rain gave producers a good excuse to attend the Bobar Poll Dorset ram sale at Braidwood on Thursday.
DESPITE an early start to the SA weaner selling season, which could affect numbers offered in January, agents remain optimistic prices will hold up.18 Dec 14 DESPITE an early start to the SA weaner selling season, which could affect numbers offered in January, agents remain...
BEEF Australia 2015 is searching for the best, ready-to-eat, street-food style beef dish to serve as Beef Australia’s Signature Dish.17 Dec 14  2 BEEF Australia 2015 is searching for the best, ready-to-eat, street-food style beef dish to serve as Beef...

WELCOME rain during the past few weeks helped push prices for older females higher in the prime cattle market and breeders at store sales. WELCOME rain during the past few weeks helped push prices for older females higher in the prime cattle market and...
GRAIN rail lines must be viable to remain open was the clear message delivered by Premier Colin Barnett during a tour of the Wheatbelt last weekend.
Mr Barnett embarked on a visit to the northern Wheatbelt last Friday and Saturday and discussed the Miling Tier 2 rail line with Miling grain growers at a community meeting.
The future of the Miling to Toodyay Tier 2 line is unclear as the arbitrati18 Dec 14 GRAIN rail lines must be viable to remain open was the clear message delivered by Premier Colin Barnett during a...
THE grain industry’s version of an emergency fire drill will be staged next year to identify potential flaws in its biosecurity battle plan.16 Dec 14  2 THE grain industry’s version of an emergency fire drill will be staged next year to identify potential flaws in its...

GRAIN Producers SA has commended the industry contribution of Bordertown graingrower Jeff Arney, who, after a long battle with illness, died at the weekend. GRAIN Producers SA has commended the industry contribution of Bordertown graingrower Jeff Arney, who, after a long...
THE Antarctica2 crew driving a Massey Ferguson tractor to the South Pole are on their way home after reaching their destination. THE Antarctica2 crew driving a Massey Ferguson tractor to the South Pole are on their way home after reaching their...

AUSTRALIA's widest header front has hit the harvest trail in western NSW on a Class 9 John Deere S690 harvester - and it's cutting an impressive image.06 Nov 14 AUSTRALIA's widest header front has hit the harvest trail in western NSW on a Class 9 John Deere S690 harvester -...
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...
A VICTORIAN fruit grading equipment manufacturer has been awarded the 2014 Australian Exporter of the Year Award.17 Dec 14  1 A VICTORIAN fruit grading equipment manufacturer has been awarded the 2014 Australian Exporter of the Year Award.
THE launch of a new macadamia milk product is an indicator of the nut’s diverse potential and golden future.16 Dec 14 THE launch of a new macadamia milk product is an indicator of the nut’s diverse potential and golden future.
THE historic homestead on the Young property 'Clifton' was something that stood out from the outset for Robert and Cheryl Hazlett, and it played a key role in their decision to purchase the property 14 years ago.4:00 AM THE historic homestead on the Young property "Clifton" was something that stood out from the outset for Robert and...
AFTER 13 years of improvements to the Condobolin aggregation of 'Glenowra'/'Keith Park', the property package is ready for a new owner.14 Dec 14 AFTER 13 years of improvements to the Condobolin aggregation of "Glenowra"/"Keith Park", the property package is...
THE most predictable thing about a baby is change – just when new mums think they’ve got it figured out, babies change. THE most predictable thing about a baby is change – just when new mums think they’ve got it figured out, babies change.

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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