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Calls for a greater focus on exporting to Arab nations

Posted August 10, 2015 16:13:20

Middle East business advocates are calling for a greater focus on Australian agricultural exports to Arab nations.

The Australia Arab Chamber of Commerce and Industry spent last week touring South Australia, selling the export benefits of the Middle East.

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Magistrate says greed motivated Junee sheep thief

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Updated August 07, 2015 16:09:49

A Wagga Wagga magistrate has described the actions of a Junee man, who stole sheep from his neighbours, as greedy.

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Hands up if you know a good chop!

Updated August 07, 2015 13:09:50

A new generation of livestock farmers are learning about ram genetics, the best cuts of meat and how to ensure their animal's welfare.

About 50 high school students from across the central west of NSW got their hands-on some poll dorset sheep in Cowra at a lamb industry field day.

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Scheme to help keep contractors employed through drought

Updated August 07, 2015 07:25:41

They are perhaps the forgotten ones in the drought still affecting western Queensland after more than three years.

Contractor workers around the area are now struggling to find work.

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British farmers protest against low prices at supermarkets

Updated August 12, 2015 15:01:37

British farmers, fed up with poor prices, are venting their anger at the major supermarket chains in the United Kingdom.

Sheep producers are participating in the #NoLambWeek social media campaign, which urges farmers to avoid selling to supermarkets this week.

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Wool retailers say consumers will pay high prices for a good yarn

Updated August 07, 2015 10:00:33

When a big chain store is selling children's singlets for 50 cents, will people fork out $35 for a pure wool version that looks remarkably similar?

Consumers from across the globe are demanding the story behind their food and, as Australian companies have found, they are willing to pay a premium for products that are safe, produced in an ethical manner and of high quality.

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Dingoes being 'thrown out with the bathwater' in wild dog control

Updated August 06, 2015 12:52:16

It might seem an unlikely alliance, but farmers and conservationists are being drawn together by a shared desire to better control wild dogs.

One group wants to protect valuable stock, the other wants to save the dingo.

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Drawing more young people to the sheep industry

Posted August 05, 2015 15:14:10

The Western Australian sheep industry is pinning its hopes on traineeships to help solve the labour gap in agriculture and encourage a new generation of farmers.

The Sheep Industry Leadership Council (SILC), together with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is urging farmers to take part in the program, which works much like an apprenticeship.

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Look to coexist: Wild dog researcher

Updated August 05, 2015 12:26:33

Graziers should look for opportunities to co-exist with wild dogs and dingoes.

That is according to the latest research summary published by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) on dingoes in Australia.

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NZ dairy advisor cautions Australian meat producers

Updated August 05, 2015 11:51:54

Livestock producers are being cautioned by the dairy industry to separate fact from fiction while red meat prices remain buoyant.

The global trade in dairy foods has delivered another sign of major over-supply.

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