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LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift. LAST week's correction of the wool price was short-lived, with the AWEX EMI closing on 1242 cents, a seven-cent lift.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
FARMERS have been urged to keep children off quad bikes and never let quad riders carry a passenger to reduce the risk of deaths and serious injuries on farms.
THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures. THE world remains on course for another record hot year with the first four months of 2015 setting a new high for temperatures.
ENJOY rising beef prices, but watch the supercycle, says ANZ analyst Paul Deane. And also the US, Brazil, pork and chicken. ENJOY rising beef prices, but watch the supercycle, says ANZ analyst Paul Deane. And also the US, Brazil, pork and chicken.
THE RSPCA demands higher animal welfare standards from livestock industries than of itself, says Senator David Leyonhjelm. THE RSPCA demands higher animal welfare standards from livestock industries than of itself, says Senator David Leyonhjelm.
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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Helen. At 397ppm, CO2 constitutes 0.039% of atmospheric gasses. An increase of 4ppm will bring
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BDO have done a major report into lack of investment in agriculture. It is online. Read it and
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If you want to whinge, take it up officially. Write to MPs. moaning here is not the answer and I
Primary industries ministers from around Australia and New Zealand will meet today.22 May 15 Primary industries ministers from around Australia and New Zealand will meet today.
SUFFOLK judging at the Landmark NSW State Sheep Show came down to two studs in particular - Bowen at Millthorpe and Kurrali at Neilrex - who exhibited strong competition in both the ram and ewe classes.21 May 15 SUFFOLK judging at the Landmark NSW State Sheep Show came down to two studs in particular - Bowen at Millthorpe and...