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IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer. IN January 2014, trade weight lambs averaged 402c/kg cwt - fast forward one year and NSW trade lambs were 138c/kg cwt dearer.
THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production. THE new Qld Labor government has honoured an agreement with Gina Rinehart to buy land in the Mary Valley for dairy production.
VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm. VIDEO: AUSTRALIAN woolgrowers now have access to a hand-held, real-time tool to measure their wool micron diameter on-farm.
PREPARE for price volatility ahead in beef cattle markets, with the spikes pointing mostly upwards, says market analyst Tim McRae. PREPARE for price volatility ahead in beef cattle markets, with the spikes pointing mostly upwards, says market analyst Tim McRae.
OPINION: THERE'S a deeply disturbing, yet widely accepted, culture of serious exploitation in some farm labour sectors, says KEITH PITT. OPINION: THERE'S a deeply disturbing, yet widely accepted, culture of serious exploitation in some farm labour sectors, says KEITH PITT.
A NEW risk rating system will see livestock facilities deemed 'poor performers' audited for animal welfare issues more closely under ESCAS. A NEW risk rating system will see livestock facilities deemed 'poor performers' audited for animal welfare issues more closely under ESCAS.
AGRICULTURAL youth groups united in Canberra recently for the Youth Agricultural Central (YAC) forum hosted by the Future Farmers Network (FFN).
The future of the stud
I'VE been riding along behind our 2013 drop of stud ewe weaners, thinking about future directions of the stud and of our industry.
IT WAS hot, it was windy, it was dusty: but who noticed?
FFN has partnered with the 2014 Primex Field Days to create a national first premier feature - the ‘Future of Farming’ - which will be held at Primex’s 30th anniversary exhibition in June.
THE Future Farmers Network has partnered with the 2014 Primex Field Days to create a national first Premier Feature - the ‘Future of Farming’.
A vision for beating hunger
SIX young Australians have returned from the Global Youth Ag Summit in Calgary, Canada where they discussed potential agricultural solutions for feeding a hungry planet.
$1000 study grants open
APPLICATIONS are now open for the first $1000 grant in Future Farmers Network’s Partner Study Grants to assist young people studying an agriculture-related degree or course.
Aus ag's bright future
A TEAM from the Future Farmers Network (FFN) will don their Akubras, dust off their boots, and enter the Brisbane EKKA main arena as the underdogs in the annual EKKA Young Farmer Challenge on Friday 9 August.
Dapper Dan works his charm
FUTURE Farmers Network (FFN) director, Dan Korff, is currently representing the hard working bachelors of the Australian bush at the NZ Fieldays 2013 Rural Bachelor of the year competition.
Farmer wants a win
FORGET the Bledisloe Cup: Australian rural bachelors are being challenged by their Kiwi cousins.
ONE member of the FFN will be fortunate enough to take up a scholarship on the Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP) – valued at over $55,000.
Young ag leaders head to Canada
CORBIN Schuster and Rachael Rodney were announced winners of the Global Youth Ag Summit essay competition at the Future Farmers Network’s (FFN) Youth Agricultural Central event in Canberra in February.
MORE than 26 rural regional and state-based youth groups will descend on Canberra to participate in the only national gathering of youth networks in Australia.
FFN members are eligible to apply for an up to $500 bursary to attend any training or conference event including the cost of travel.
THERE are only seven days left to apply for the Global Youth Ag Summit – Canada 2013.
THE Future Farmers Network (FFN) is preparing to host two Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) Wool Clip events in Horsham, Victoria and Naracoorte, South Australia in the coming months.
Landmark supports young farmers in historic partnership
Leading agribusiness company Landmark is embarking on its single biggest corporate partnership through a major investment in the national, not-for-profit organisation, Future Farmers Network (FFN).
FACING future challenges and being able to embrace future opportunities is one of the key success factors for any young farmer.
Turning point for NSW
With a State Election fast approaching for NSW, we often begin to raise our eyebrows and open our ears as to what promises our fearless leaders can provide for the development of our state resources.
Focus on communication in 2011
AS WE enter 2011, technical innovation, national collaboration and enhanced value offerings will be the Future Farmers Network’s (FFN) key focus areas.

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Congrats Niall. You are a champion
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According to the urban political elite that run Australia, we ordinary locals are not capable of
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I know nothing about the risk management skills of Mr Dixon. What I do know is that farmers in
NORTHERN Tablelands LLS will host a series of soil health and production field days next week.
28 Mar 15 NORTHERN Tablelands LLS will host a series of soil health and production field days next week.
NSW Sugar Milling  Co-operative boss Chris Connors said it was amazing refining operations constructed to process Australian raw sugar were being serviced by overseas supply.19 Mar 15  1 NSW Sugar Milling Co-operative boss Chris Connors said it was amazing refining operations constructed to process...