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THE NSW Young Nationals have voted in favour of marriage equality at their annual conference in Corowa, NSW.

NSW Young Nats back marriage equality  

THE NSW Young Nationals have voted in favour of marriage equality at their annual conference in Corowa, NSW.
THE first legal challenge to Shenhua’s Watermark mine in the Liverpool Plains got underway in the Land and Environment Court in Sydney today.
2:13 PM THE first legal challenge to Shenhua’s Watermark mine in the Liverpool Plains got underway in the Land and...
YOUNG agriculture leaders from across the world have created the Canberra Youth Ag-Declaration, a global call for action. 3:39 PM YOUNG agriculture leaders from across the world have created the Canberra Youth Ag-Declaration, a global call for...
STAGNANT farmgate milk prices for northern NSW dairies has left frustrated producers pinning their hopes on foreign investment. 4:00 AM STAGNANT farmgate milk prices for northern NSW dairies has left frustrated producers pinning their hopes on foreign...
BREWARRINA, NSW, property Carramar has sold at auction for $2.425 million in another sign of a strengthening rural property market. 8:40 AM BREWARRINA, NSW, property Carramar has sold at auction for $2.425 million in another sign of a strengthening rural...
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I remember years ago(80s) being told we were the most efficient farmers in the world, at the
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I wonder how much Mr Spierlings gets paid and how it compares with the average Farmer's returns?
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This is another example of the sad farm produce payment model that we have in

GRDC's northern panel will assume responsibility for all of NSW from next Tuesday, under a fresh restructure of the grains body.27 Aug 15  1 GRDC's northern panel will assume responsibility for all of NSW from next Tuesday, under a fresh restructure of the...
THE Federal government has delayed the renewal of Rural Financial Counselling Services (RFCS) contracts a further three months, giving existing service providers a $3.5 million extension through to March 31 next year.27 Aug 15 THE Federal government has delayed the renewal of Rural Financial Counselling Services (RFCS) contracts a further...
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) has launched the 2015 WoolPoll with an appeal to woolgrowers to vote for a two per cent levy to continue. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) has launched the 2015 WoolPoll with an appeal to woolgrowers to vote for a two per...

AFTER coming a close second last year, Dubbo stud Roseville Park topped the National Merino Ram sale on Thursday at $26,000.28 Aug 15 AFTER coming a close second last year, Dubbo stud Roseville Park topped the National Merino Ram sale on Thursday at...
A VICTORIAN ram has been named supreme champion exhibit at the Rabobank National Dubbo Merino Show and Sale.27 Aug 15 A VICTORIAN ram has been named supreme champion exhibit at the Rabobank National Dubbo Merino Show and Sale.
A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first time.
28 Aug 15  1 A GROUNDBREAKING new deal will see Chinese consumers able to buy Australian chilled beef direct online for the first...
A CHINESE real estate, infrastructure and agriculture conglomerate could become the biggest owner of farmland in Australia.28 Aug 15  11 A CHINESE real estate, infrastructure and agriculture conglomerate could become the biggest owner of farmland in...

A VICTORIAN grains chemist, Dr Joe Panozzo, has been awarded the prestigious Farrer Memorial Medal for his innovative research, which has resulted in improvements in plant breeding programs.27 Aug 15  1 A VICTORIAN grains chemist, Dr Joe Panozzo, has been awarded the prestigious Farrer Memorial Medal for his...
THREE newer malting barley varieties will take over as WA's main segregations for the 2016-17 harvest.26 Aug 15  1 THREE newer malting barley varieties will take over as WA's main segregations for the 2016-17 harvest.

CBH's new fertiliser business is preparing to release product and pricing information for the 2016 season. CBH's new fertiliser business is preparing to release product and pricing information for the 2016 season.
NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro sprayers to its fleet. NORTH Queensland sugar producer, MSF Sugar, has recently added two high capacity, self-propelled Miller Nitro...

SOUTHERN NSW's almond orchards are abuzz in readiness for spring - the great bee migration has begun.29 Aug 15 SOUTHERN NSW's almond orchards are abuzz in readiness for spring - the great bee migration has begun.
A FOCUS on premium wine and the story Australia has to tell are key to increasing North American market share, according to Wine Australia regional director Angela Slade.29 Aug 15 A FOCUS on premium wine and the story Australia has to tell are key to increasing North American market share,...
HIGH rolling gamblers will soon have a luxury rural retreat at 'Ellerston', Scone, purchased by the late Kerry Packer in 1972 in a $60 million deal.4:00 AM HIGH rolling gamblers will soon have a luxury rural retreat at "Ellerston", Scone, purchased by the late Kerry...
A FINE example of the benefits of flood country in the Macquarie Marshes district has hit the market with sheer productivity potential a major selling point.30 Aug 15 A FINE example of the benefits of flood country in the Macquarie Marshes district has hit the market with sheer...
AT Northern NSW saleyards, the sight of a confused bride to be looking out of place as she pushes through the crowds and cattle, no longer raises eyebrows. AT Northern NSW saleyards, the sight of a confused bride to be looking out of place as she pushes through the crowds...

YOUNG farmers and their supporters who make up the Liverpool Plains Youth Group are outraged at Minister Greg Hunt's sign off on Shenhua's coal mine.
18 Jul 15  18 YOUNG farmers and their supporters who make up the Liverpool Plains Youth Group are outraged at Minister Greg Hunt's...
MURRAY-Darling Basin communities copping the brunt of the new river regime want further water recovery halted.17 Jul 15  1 MURRAY-Darling Basin communities copping the brunt of the new river regime want further water recovery halted.

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