Dry season drives sheep feed concern - Farm Weekly

A DRY season has Western Australian sheep farmers worried about feeding flocks, if attendance at a nutrition workshop last week was a gauge of their concern. The workshop with acknowledged sheep nutrition expert John Milton was organised by Brookton  Read more..

Low prices trigger wool market extremes - Farm Weekly

THE Australian wool market has proven that low prices are the best cure for low prices. Fine Merino wool is receiving well-deserved premiums this financial year, while years of inflated crossbred prices have resulted in prices tumbling this season Read more..

Dairy farmer facing $180,000 fine after battle with council - Nine News - 9news.com.au

A dairy farmer hoping to save his struggling family farm is facing a huge $180,000 fine after a battle with the local council over opening up his scenic backyard to  Read more..

Four charts that show it's been a quarter to forget for Aussie investors - The Sydney Morning Herald

Investors in Australia may be happy to see the end of a quarter that has been far from kind to many as the local economy strives hard to resist falling into recession, something it hasn't experienced for 2 1/2 decades. Aussie shares are dishing out Read more..

Ceres Agriculture fattened up and ready for market - The Australian Financial Review

NSW-based Ceres Agricultural Company has quietly kicked off a sale process which has piqued the interest of offshore and domestic suitors. ... The business has diverse operations which span 30,000 hectares of Australian grazing and cropping land Read more..

"Fitbit for Farm Equipment" Aims to Help Farmers Harvest and Sell - Forbes

The Kansas City-based tech company Farmobile has set its sights on solving this issue and empowering farmers to leverage the power of their data Read more..

Farm Equipment: Repair or Replace? - News | Agweb.com - AgWeb

Repair or replace? It can be an agonizing question to ask about farm equipment – especially amid tightened farm budgets Read more..

Gina Rinehart 'confident' of winning Chinese approval for live-cattle exports: Hancock Prospecting - ABC Online

Under the non-binding agreement, 150,000 cattle a year — rising to 300,000 — would be shipped primarily from northern Australian ports to Jintang Island, south of Shanghai, where they would be processed and the beef sold in China, Hancock said Read more..

Despite our growing taste for craft brews, smaller beer makers face a - The Conversation AU

Micro-brewers are increasing in Australia, which is surprising given the unfair excises and rebates they face Read more..