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Farm safety doesn't cost, it pays

Posted July 29, 2015 17:03:48

"If you know you're working safely, you also know you're working productively," David Sadler says.

The Launceston-based mining leader and safety consultant, says that means the farm sector still has a huge opportunity before it.

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Australian lamb production to match 2014 record

Updated July 29, 2015 08:55:59

Dry conditions and the weaker Australian dollar are on track to push 2015 national lamb production to equal last year's record level.

Meat and Livestock Australia's (MLA) third quarter sheep industry projections predict lamb slaughters to reach 22.25 million head, the record production volume set in 2014.

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Pest fence improves productivity

Updated July 27, 2015 14:58:04

Graziers in western Queensland are starting to reap the benefits of exclusion fences less than three years after building them.

Three years ago, south west Queensland grazier Tim Williams built his own exclusion fence around Banff Downs, near Morven, to protect his property from wild dogs and other feral pests.

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