Stable fly fines on the cards

Stable fly fines on the cards

CATTLE, horse and pig farmers in Western Australia could soon receive fines for failing to control stable...

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29 OCTOBER 2012
Ag sector recognised in Asian future

Ag sector recognised in Asian future

IN a bid to meet increased food demand from Asia, the need for greater investment in the agricultural...

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29 OCTOBER 2012
Farmers told to guard against lepto

Farmers told to guard against lepto

VICTORIAN dairy farmers are being urged to vaccinate their cows against the disease leptospirosis, or...

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29 OCTOBER 2012
Commit to drought policy reform: NFF

Commit to drought policy reform: NFF

WHILE the National Farmers Federation has welcomed a national framework on drought reform policy, the...

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27 OCTOBER 2012
GM soybeans could get the nod

GM soybeans could get the nod

GENETICALLY modified soybeans tolerant to three herbicides could be approved for human consumption as...

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27 OCTOBER 2012
Backlash over Gillard's water plan

Backlash over Gillard's water plan

TWO peak agriculture lobby groups have come out firing against the federal government's plan to return...

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Managing weed seed banks in WA

Managing weed seed banks in WA

WESTERN Australian growers are set to make more informed decisions on weed seed banks thanks to an online...

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Native forage shrubs lift profits

Native forage shrubs lift profits

MIXED livestock and cropping farmers can boost profits by 15-20%, increase feed reliability and lower...

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Extra wild dog baiting in Vic

Extra wild dog baiting in Vic

IN A bid to tackle wild dog numbers, an additional 12 sites in northeast Victoria will be targeted with...

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Zero tillage with stubble doubles yield

Zero tillage with stubble doubles yield

COMBINING zero tillage with stubble retention has helped double crop yields on non-wetting soils in Western...

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Piggery proves there's cash in hot air

Piggery proves there's cash in hot air

SLASHING farm energy bills to zero is no longer a dream for a pair of New South Wales pig farmers.

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26 OCTOBER 2012
Down down helps push sales up

Down down helps push sales up

COLES supermarket sales have outpaced rival Woolworths again, helped by the 'Down Down' advertising campaign....

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25 OCTOBER 2012