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HORSEBALL teams descended on Wee Waa for the North West Horseball Championships at the weekend.

Horse war at Wee Waa  

HORSEBALL teams descended on Wee Waa for the North West Horseball Championships at the weekend.
MAURICE Hawdon had always wanted to farm in the Walcha district and 12 years ago he got his chance. 30 Oct 14 MAURICE Hawdon had always wanted to farm in the Walcha district and 12 years ago he got his chance.
THE forecast for a hot, dry summer might reduce the area planted to summer crop, but it hasn't stopped a few dryland cotton crops going in. 30 Oct 14 THE forecast for a hot, dry summer might reduce the area planted to summer crop, but it hasn't stopped a few dryland...
“I'M shaking a bit,” Will Bignell admits soon after he’s launched a big quadrocopter drone into the teeth of a gusty wind. 3:00 AM “I'M shaking a bit,” Will Bignell admits soon after he’s launched a big quadrocopter drone into the teeth of a gusty...
THE Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger tips.
3:00 AM THE Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger...

LIVEXFORUM 2014

LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving animal welfare in export markets from DAFF Secretary Phillip Glyde.
Exporters improving welfare LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving...
FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new chair of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council.
Simon Crean new ALEC boss FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new...

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What a load of poppycock. The storage system has been open to competition in Australia for
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Doctor Barney as Deputy Prime Minister is a horror movie in 3D, but it is halloween.
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In some ways you have a point Freshy but not totally. You are right to say farmers need to
“I'M shaking a bit,” Will Bignell admits soon after he’s launched a big quadrocopter drone into the teeth of a gusty wind. “I'M shaking a bit,” Will Bignell admits soon after he’s launched a big quadrocopter drone into the teeth of a gusty...

FIXING billion dollar gaps in regional funding will be just the start for a new organisation that wants rural residents to demand a better deal from the State government.23 Oct 14  3 FIXING billion dollar gaps in regional funding will be just the start for a new organisation that wants rural...
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 Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger tips.
THE Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger...

RESTOCKERS outbid the butchers at the Hay spring sheep sale last Friday where they bagged more than 11,000 of the 12,000 Merino wether lambs yarded.
30 Oct 14 RESTOCKERS outbid the butchers at the Hay spring sheep sale last Friday where they bagged more than 11,000 of the...
VIDEO: PRICES were more consistent than punters had anticipated at the Hay Merino breeders spring sale last Friday.
28 Oct 14 VIDEO: PRICES were more consistent than punters had anticipated at the Hay Merino breeders spring sale last Friday.
AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing facility south of Darwin.31 Oct 14 AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing...
REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global leader, says Mick Keogh.30 Oct 14  2 REGULATIONS imposed on the live ex industry could be a marketing advantage to differentiate Australia as a global...

THE flood of cheap cattle filling export orders and maintaining relatively steady retail prices could be nearing its end as the Australian beef herd continues its rapid shrinkage. THE flood of cheap cattle filling export orders and maintaining relatively steady retail prices could be nearing its...
WHEAT breeder AGT is confident its new Kiora variety will provide a bold new option to growers in medium to high rainfall zones in the south.28 Oct 14  5 WHEAT breeder AGT is confident its new Kiora variety will provide a bold new option to growers in medium to high...
AVERAGE barley yields have increased significantly since the 1970s although average production felt the impact of drought.    
25 Oct 14 AVERAGE barley yields have increased significantly since the 1970s although average production felt the impact of...

THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern. THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented...
IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise with spraying equipment. IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise...

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.
A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural pests are actually one.30 Oct 14 A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural...
FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.28 Oct 14 FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.
MAURICE Hawdon had always wanted to farm in the Walcha district and 12 years ago he got his chance.30 Oct 14 MAURICE Hawdon had always wanted to farm in the Walcha district and 12 years ago he got his chance.
IN 1995, when it was purchased by the Lytton-Hitchins family from T.A. Field Estates, Standbye Station at Kentucky had 15 paddocks and a broad-woolled flock of Wanganella blood Merinos.30 Oct 14 IN 1995, when it was purchased by the Lytton-Hitchins family from T.A. Field Estates, Standbye Station at Kentucky...
NARRANDERA'S Town and Country Open Gardens will open on Sunday October 26 to raise funds for the local branch of Can Assist. NARRANDERA'S Town and Country Open Gardens will open on Sunday October 26 to raise funds for the local branch of Can...

HORSEBALL teams descended on Wee Waa for the North West Horseball Championships at the weekend. 
HORSEBALL teams descended on Wee Waa for the North West Horseball Championships at the weekend.

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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