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AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations. AWI chairman Wally Merriman says a scheme to regulate the supply of wool into auction markets may be needed to stop wild price fluctuations.
FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement. FEDERAL Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hit back at the farm sector’s criticism of the Australia-Japan trade agreement.
MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found. MOST northern beef businesses are currently not economically sustainable, a new analysis of the sector has found.
HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia. HIGH oleic oil canola, which is prized by end-users for its healthy oil profile, is finding a wider fit across Australia.
THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of ginger, pineapples and potatoes shared a hint of three words: we told you so. THOUGH it wasn’t said in so many words, reactions to a Senate committee’s report into the potential importation of ginger, pineapples and potatoes shared a hint of three words: we told you so.
AUSTRALIA now has its very own specialty grains genebank, with the opening of a $6 million facility in Horsham, Victoria. AUSTRALIA now has its very own specialty grains genebank, with the opening of a $6 million facility in Horsham, Victoria.
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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so, of you four, who is a farmer or earns the majority of income from farming? by the way bushie
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We need the re-registration scheme to ensure the safety of the Australian food supply and
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In other words another expensive bureaucratic mess that is being brought in to appease a