Over-herd: NEWS IN BRIEF
We need to work out, together, how we can make the Australian dairy industry more successful, and not just in our own patches - let’s be unapologetic about focusing on outcomes, because we need to compete with the best in the world and we have some work to do – so let’s start today,” David Inall, CEO of Australian Dairy Farmers, talking at the annual Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) Industry Leaders Breakfast.
A lot of the rodeo competitors will do those events and continue on to Euroa,” Euroa Pro Rodeo committee member, Troy Spencer, announcing that Euroa will host a rodeo on March 24.
We are not doing enough when it comes to protecting our farmers, farming families, including children, and farm works,” National Farmers Federation president, Fiona Simson, speaking on the record number of farm deaths recorded in over a decade.
The market is still trying to decipher what sort of quality is out there,” Stuart Tims, after more than 200mm of rain across Victoria and NSW could see a million tonnes of wheat downgraded from milling quality to stock feed.
With heated bulletproof glass panes and an under-body made of armoured steel, the protective structures qualified to the NATO standard,” spokesman for tractor company Rebo Landmashinen after they unveiled a ‘bulletproof’ tractor for farmers in war zones.
It is a win for common sense and a win for science as the data shows the product is safe,” AgForce grains section president, Wayne Newton, after the European Union voted to extend the licence of glyphosate for another five years.
Many farmers held on and sweated through the drought times, including drought, but in the past two seasons we’ve had some recorded production results, and record livestock prices,” Commonwealth Bank Australia regional and agribusiness banking executive, Grant Cairns, speaking on a survey of farmers which found record numbers would spend-up big on farming machinery and infrastructure over the next 12 months.
Helmets should be mandated for all ATV riders,” a recommendation from coroners from Queensland, NSW and Tasmania, urging WorkSafe to further improve the safety of ATV users.