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The top new things to do at the Ekka

The top new things to do at the Ekka | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Same old Royal Queensland Show? Well, not quite. Natalie Bochenski had a sneak peak at the Ekka to see what's new in 2013.    
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Rural women battle mines

Rural women battle mines | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
NICKI Laws and Sally McCreath are frontline warriors in the battle against the encroachment of mining on their farming communities.
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Leading the Landcare charge

Leading the Landcare charge | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
WOMEN of Millmerran are rallying together to conserve their environment almost one month on from the devastating floods which swept across parts of Queensland during ex-cyclone Oswald.
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Ministers take aim as RSPCA backs away from saleyard ban - Beef Central

Ministers take aim as RSPCA backs away from saleyard ban - Beef Central | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Ministers take aim as RSPCA backs away from saleyard ban Beef Central “My understanding is that over the last period saleyards have been working diligently on improving their operation.” Queensland minister for agriculture John McVeigh also weighed...
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World-first crop production forecasting technology for Queensland ...

Senior scientist with the Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), Al Doherty, said crop information had become a key factor of decision-making processes in many Australian agricultural businesses and government agencies...
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Nightmare as farmers begin to count the costs of the floods - Courier Mail

Nightmare as farmers begin to count the costs of the floods - Courier Mail | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Nightmare as farmers begin to count the costs of the floods Courier Mail ``Agriculture is the main economic driver for many of these communities and if the recovery measures are not implemented to their fullest then it will impact not just farmers,...
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Wet will take 'pinch' out of grain - Queensland Country Life

Wet will take 'pinch' out of grain - Queensland Country Life | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
THE 75 millimetres of rain that fell on Jeffrey Naumann's farm at Felton on the Darling Downs on the weekend may have been at the lower end of the register, but it was just what the doctor ordered for his October-sown crop of sorghum.
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Flood Financial Assistance: Agriculture Minister John McVeigh ...

Flood Financial Assistance: Agriculture Minister John McVeigh ... | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
... are returning to their homes to find them destroyed or coated with a muddy residue. Some local graziers and producers have lost valuable crops, livestock and their farms.
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Climate Change and Agriculture - ABC Online

Climate Change and Agriculture - ABC Online | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
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Climate Change and Agriculture
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SARAH CLARKE: Across Australia the impact of climate change will be variable. In parts of Queensland and NSW its predicted crop yields could fall and the quality of cotton will be affected.
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New yards promote welfare

New yards promote welfare | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
AGENTS and producers got their first look at the new Tamworth saleyards at a tour of the facility on Sunday.
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Milk price okay: Coles

Milk price okay: Coles | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
MILK discounting leader Coles insists farmers who rely heavily on the fresh domestic market for their incomes are not suffering lower farmgate prices because of the retailer's $1 a litre pricing strategy.
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Nufarm to soldier on

Nufarm to soldier on | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
NUFARM will move on once its distribution deal with German chemical manufacturer BASF expires in March 2014, according to Nufarm’s Australasian general manager Lachlan McKinnon.
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Flood-hit citrus growers wait for help - Courier Mail

Flood-hit citrus growers wait for help - Courier Mail | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Flood-hit citrus growers wait for help
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THE Queensland government is asking Canberra for extra help to get the state's citrus growing region back on its feet after devastating floods.
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Foreign funds 'crucial'

Foreign funds 'crucial' | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
ONE of the major investors in listed rural land company PrimeAg Australia has warned that without more offshore investment in Australian farmland, debt levels across the sector could rise and property values could slide.
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Food ombudsman a distant dream

Food ombudsman a distant dream | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
FARMERS have fading hopes about Australia ever following Britain and appointing a fully-fledged food industry ombudsman to tackle concerns about retail market power.
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Magnum's quarter century

Magnum's quarter century | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
CASE IH's Magnum Series tractors have clocked up 25 years since the first models were delivered to Australian farmers in 1987.
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Guidelines avoid farm link

Guidelines avoid farm link | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA has a new set of dietary guidelines. Despite ten years work and a review of 55,000 science papers, they look very familiar.
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Crop damage hits hip pocket and stomach - Brisbane Times

Crop damage hits hip pocket and stomach - Brisbane Times | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
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Crop damage hits hip pocket and stomach
Brisbane Times
Both Mr Burnett and Mr Livingstone said they were hoping the government would declare the affected areas a disaster so farmers could claim grants and low interest loans.
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Wet will take 'pinch' out of grain - Queensland Country Life

Wet will take 'pinch' out of grain - Queensland Country Life | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
THE 75 millimetres of rain that fell on Jeffrey Naumann's farm at Felton on the Darling Downs on the weekend may have been at the lower end of the register, but it was just what the doctor ordered for his October-sown crop of sorghum.
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Crop washed away - Queensland Country Life

Crop washed away - Queensland Country Life | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
NEVILLE and Melita Turrell lost half a 16-hectare crop of young corn to flooding when the Gowrie Creek broke its banks early this week on one of the three farms they lease near Oakey on the Darling Downs.
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Queensland Opposition wants farm counsellors reappointed | Rural ...

Queensland Opposition wants farm counsellors reappointed | Rural ... | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Mr Mulherin said Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries Minister John McVeigh scrapped the agriculture department's farm financial counsellors from 13 locations throughout Queensland last year, despite their history of assisting ...
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ADM may up GrainCorp offer

ADM may up GrainCorp offer | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
ADM is expected to increase its $2.8 billion offer for GrainCorp if it is to succeed in acquiring eastern Australia's largest grains handler this year.
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Aussie floods boost cattle hopes, but not sorghum - Agrimoney.com

Aussie floods boost cattle hopes, but not sorghum - Agrimoney.com | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Aussie floods boost cattle hopes, but not sorghum
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Aussie floods boost cattle hopes, but not sorghum.
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Wandoan families challenge mining project in court

Wandoan families challenge mining project in court | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
FIVE Wandoan landholders will attempt to overturn the State Government decision to green-light Xstrata Coal's 30,000ha open-cut mining project in the Queensland Supreme Court in early June.
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Long, hard slog ahead for Warwick district farmers - Toowoomba Chronicle

Long, hard slog ahead for Warwick district farmers - Toowoomba Chronicle | Farming and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Long, hard slog ahead for Warwick district farmers Toowoomba Chronicle Mr Ryan, along with his neighbours in the Glengallan Valley, watched fences, top soil and crops disappear in a rush of floodwater after more than 640mm fell at Cunningham's Gap...
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