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RAIN across northern NSW and Queensland during the weekend has put some confidence back into the cattle market across the eastern States.21 Aug 14 RAIN across northern NSW and Queensland during the weekend has put some confidence back into the cattle market...
NSW OFFICE of Coal Seam Gas has rejected an exploration application from coal seam gas hopeful CEEMAC.20 Aug 14 NSW OFFICE of Coal Seam Gas has rejected an exploration application from coal seam gas hopeful CEEMAC.

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“A TRAIN wreck, acid bath for the rights of landholders” is how rural consultant George Houen described proposed mining legislation changes on Tuesday.21 Aug 14  4 “A TRAIN wreck, acid bath for the rights of landholders” is how rural consultant George Houen described proposed...
MILES landholder Bruce Uebergang wants coal seam gas companies to put more consideration in to the design and colour of CSG wells.21 Aug 14 MILES landholder Bruce Uebergang wants coal seam gas companies to put more consideration in to the design and colour...

TASMANIAN fish farmer Tassal  has reported a strong  rise in profits despite a small fall in revenue.21 Aug 14 TASMANIAN fish farmer Tassal has reported a strong rise in profits despite a small fall in revenue.
THERE'S been a moratorium on genetically-modified (GM) crops in Tasmania since 2001, but could co-existence between non-GM food crops and GM food crops work?
A senior consultant at Macquarie Franklin, Thom Goodwin, said the State's debate on GM needed to move forward, and co-existence could be the answer.
Mr Goodwin told delegates at a Grains Research & Development Corporation21 Aug 14 THERE'S been a moratorium on genetically-modified (GM) crops in Tasmania since 2001, but could co-existence between...

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IN what was a major coup for the PGA, Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed last week’s convention via video link.20 Aug 14 IN what was a major coup for the PGA, Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed last week’s convention via video link.
PASTORALISTS and Graziers Association (PGA) president Tony Seabrook has urged politicians to pay more attention to agriculture or risk losing it, in his first address as the association's president at its annual convention last week.20 Aug 14 PASTORALISTS and Graziers Association (PGA) president Tony Seabrook has urged politicians to pay more attention to...

PASTORALISTS battling drought in SA's Far North have been given the green light to apply for grants up to $25,000 for on-property works.15 Aug 14 PASTORALISTS battling drought in SA's Far North have been given the green light to apply for grants up to $25,000...
SENATOR Nick Xenophon drew a full-house at the recent EP Field Days which he attended specifically to offer his opinions on the mining-versus-agriculture debate.14 Aug 14 SENATOR Nick Xenophon drew a full-house at the recent EP Field Days which he attended specifically to offer his...

BUSH Heritage Australia is performing helicopter surveys and fire work on Yourka Reserve in north Queensland in efforts to exterminate Siam and Lantana weed and regenerate native habitat in one of Australia’s 15 biodiversity hotspots.21 Aug 14 BUSH Heritage Australia is performing helicopter surveys and fire work on Yourka Reserve in north Queensland in...
NORTH Queensland rugby league historian, Tony Price is writing his third rugby league book about the game in North Queensland.21 Aug 14 NORTH Queensland rugby league historian, Tony Price is writing his third rugby league book about the game in North...