Over-herd: NEWS IN BRIEF

North East & Goulburn Murray Farmer - - NEWS -

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.

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