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Owl Farm flying high

Owl Farm uses proven research and good practice and, importantly, encourages young people into the dairy industry.

 

The big cheese in South Korea

It's been three years since the free trade agreement (FTA) was signed with South Korea and New Zealand cheese is…

OZ/NZ share many common problems

New Zealand and Australia share many problems in common in their dairy industries, says Professor Yani Garcia from Sydney University.

National

Farmer views sought by researcher

Lincoln University PhD student Christina Berneheim is inviting farmers to complete an online questionnaire to express their views on the…

 

World

Ireland assembles its agrifood units

With the UK’s Brexit scheduled for April 1, 2019, discussions in Ireland are centred on tariffs, with a general call for a ‘soft’ Brexit that would allow present cross-border agreements to apply in the foreseeable future.

 

An A$9/kgMS forecast for Oz in 2030?

As you read this, the factors affecting the outlook for global commodity markets are finely balanced, with much swinging on the weather – so there’s nothing new. 

Oz farmer forced to sell stock

With feed costs almost doubling, one drought-stricken Australian dairy farmer has been deciding to regularly sell livestock. He would like the government to provide rate relief for farmers affected by drought.  

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Agribusiness

Owl Farm flying high

Owl Farm uses proven research and good practice and, importantly, encourages young people into the dairy industry.

 

OZ/NZ share many common problems

New Zealand and Australia share many problems in common in their dairy industries, says Professor Yani Garcia from Sydney University.

Management

 

Farm Health

Don’t treat pests as a problem

Farmers should stop treating agricultural pests as a problem, and instead realise they are a symptom of an unsustainable farming…

Time to put Johne’s on the map

Johne's disease (JD) is a major production-limiting disease of farmed ruminants worldwide and, after CAE, it is the biggest animal…

Machinery & Products

Right on track

Tractors, harvesters and even trailers might run on rubber tracks, but it’s not something you’d expect to see under cattle…

 

Forager bites bigger

New Holland Agriculture earlier this year extended its Forage Cruiser range with the flagship model, the FR920.

Motoring

Tried and tested Triton

Performance, safety upgrades and a new look for the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton have the manufacturer suggesting it expects its sales…

Golden eagle soars

The Jeep legend was born in WWII but it came of age in the 1970s with a Golden Eagle version…

Holden goes easy on fuel

Holden has released details of the first-ever diesel Commodore, launching it alongside the first diesel-powered version of the new medium-size…

 

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Proper cows!

Maternal aggression may be behind many attacks on humans by cows, say two overseas animal experts.

 
 

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