Aussie Merino wool in high demand - Farming Ahead (press release) (subscription)

That's the message sheep and wool producers heard this week at the Best Wool Best Lamb conference held in Bendigo, Victoria, where respected economist and wool market analyst Chris Wilcox was a guest speaker. Wilcox, from Poimena Analysis, told the  Read more..

Field Days to embrace the new ag age - Farm Weekly

THE new age of agriculture is upon us, with advances in technology opening opportunities in the face of an increasingly uncertain climate. Despite a difficult start to the season, farmers will receive the support they have come to expect from Read more..

Better year expected for dairy farmers - Sky News Australia

Australia's dairy farmers can expect a better year ahead as the farmgate milk price partly recovers, seasonal conditions improve and input prices remain affordable, a new report says. Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank says a better-than-expected  Read more..

Dairy farmers lobby for ban on soy and almond drinks being called 'milk' - ABC Online

The labelling of plant-based milk alternatives is being protested by agricultural advocacy group Dairy Connect, which argues the products are confusing consumers. The push is being backed by farmers of camel, buffalo, sheep and goat milk, who agree the  Read more..

Asean Sectoral Working Group on Livestock to discuss animal diseases, livestock development - Eleven Myanmar

BANDAR SERI BENGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN) - The Asean Sectoral Working Group on Livestock (ASWGL) Meeting was officially opened yesterday by Hajah Aidah binti Haji Mohd Hanifah, the Director of Agriculture and Agrifood, Ministry of Primary  Read more..

Australian farmer wins global environmental award - ABC News - ABC Online

A Hunter Valley farmer wins the Goldman Environmental Prize in the United States — the first Australian to be honoured in almost 15 years Read more..

Chinese-backed company stakes claim in WA livestock - Farm Weekly

A NEW company established using Australian livestock expertise and Chinese capital is looking to tap into the burgeoning demand for agricultural commodities across the globe. The WA-based Harmony Agriculture and Food Co officially started trading last  Read more..

Livestock was lucrative business in late 19th century - Herald-Whig

Ten-thousand dollars then would be the equivalent of more than $261,000 today, so Farlow & Hedges' one-day Chicago livestock trading total was equivalent to more than $783,000 today. The partners in Farlow & Hedges were Sam Farlow of rural Camp  Read more..

Chinese dairy giant drops $5.5 billion in a day - The Sydney Morning Herald

Shares of China Huishan Dairy Holdings have plummeted more than 90 per cent in Hong Kong. The sudden crash wiped out about $US4.2 billion ($A5.52 billion) in market value in the stock, which is a member of the MSCI China Index. SHARE; Share on  Read more..