Managing the family farm could lead to a degree

Managing the family farm could lead to a degree

EXPERIENCE out on the farm can now count towards getting a degree.

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01 NOVEMBER 2013
Answers on which pre-emergent herbicides to use

Answers on which pre-emergent herbicides to use

CHOOSING and applying the right pre-emergent herbicide can be difficult, particularly if herbicide resistance...

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30 OCTOBER 2013
Robots bring the cows home

Robots bring the cows home

They build cars, run complex scientific and medical research, and even vacuum the lounge room floor....

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21 OCTOBER 2013
Frost research tackled on international scale

Frost research tackled on international scale

INTERNATIONAL collaboration in frost research is expected to result from the Western Australian Department...

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09 OCTOBER 2013
More carbon stored in soils than originally thought

More carbon stored in soils than originally thought

WESTERN Australian researchers are going to examine if carbon stocks found metres down in soil are inert...

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02 OCTOBER 2013
Coloured sorghum could challenge obesity

Coloured sorghum could challenge obesity

FARMERS typically do not consider coloured sorghum grain ideal for feeding to pigs but the grain could...

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23 SEPTEMBER 2013
Industrial waste turned into fertiliser

Industrial waste turned into fertiliser

UNIVERSITY of Queensland researchers are turning agro-industrial and domestic wastes into fertiliser,...

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23 AUGUST 2013
GPs still first port of call for farmers

GPs still first port of call for farmers

DESPITE online and tele-health options for rural residents being readily available, farmers still prefer...

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09 JANUARY 2013
NSW burns as Tasmania mops up

NSW burns as Tasmania mops up

FIREFIGHTERS are still battling out-of-control fires across New South Wales as recovery efforts in Tasmania...

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09 JANUARY 2013
Cattle hung by heads not Australian: industry

Cattle hung by heads not Australian: industry

RECENT photos from Indonesia showing several cattle being lifted by the head by a crane are not Australian...

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09 JANUARY 2013
Wheat pools set to close down

Wheat pools set to close down

AWB will close the 2012-13 wheat pools at the end of this month, seeing lower returns for growers as...

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09 JANUARY 2013
Reminder to stop machines during fire bans

Reminder to stop machines during fire bans

WITH some total fire bans still in place across the country today, farmers are being reminded to heed...

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09 JANUARY 2013