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El Nino fuels disturbing trend

Global temperature records continued to tumble in June, as the strengthening El Nino in the Pacific combined with background warming from climate change.

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Beef's next challenge: productivity

DEMAND for beef seems to have been taken care of for the foreseeable future. Less certain is whether the Australian beef industry has the productivity to fully capitalise on it. Productivity was a recurrent theme at Beef Australia 2015, where a series of speakers worried that Australia would chug along at current rates of production...

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Lismore's Ellie Stephens sashed at last

IT WAS a case of second time lucky for this year's The Land Sydney Royal Showgirl Ellie Stephens from Lismore. Ellie, a business development manager for a Lismore accountancy, was a state finalist in competition in 2012, and returned this year with the calm and confidence necessary to take the sash.

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'97% Of Climate Scientists Agree' Is 100% Wrong

If you've ever expressed the least bit of skepticism about environmentalist calls for making the vast majority of fossil fuel use illegal, you've probably heard the smug response: "97% of climate scientists agree with climate change" - which always carries the implication: Who are you to challenge them?

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Tri-Solfen

Trisolfen helps to prevent any setbacks to their growth that mulesing may cause. Trisolfen definitely helps with reducing scabbing, promotes better and faster healing and they tend to mother up more quickly than untreated lambs.

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Foreigners can no longer buy big farms: Abbott slashes screening threshold to $15 million

Foreigners can no longer buy up endless $250 million parcels of Australian agricultural land after Prime Minister Tony Abbott yesterday slashed the screening threshold from $252 million to $15 million.

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Zanda McDonald's legacy in the Outback

Zanda McDonald's legacy in the Outback

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Update from Federal Member Kelly O'Dwyer

Earlier this year the Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP, invited the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics to conduct an inquiry into Australia's foreign investment framework as it applies to residential real estate.

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ENSO Wrap-Up

Tropical Pacific Ocean moves closer to El Nino. The Pacific Ocean has shown some renewed signs of El Nino development in recent weeks.

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WIAA News

We are pleased to announce our first round of speakers and panellists for the #WIAA2014 national forum being hosted by Emerald Grain and Fairfax Agricultural Media in Melbourne on Tuesday 7 October 2014.

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Zanda McDonald Award - CLOSING DATE REMINDER

A short reminder that the closing date for nominations for the Zanda McDonald Award is fast approaching. Thank you to everyone who helped spread the word.

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China's sovereign wealth fund shifts focus to agriculture

China's sovereign wealth fund is shifting its focus to invest in agriculture and global food supplies in a significant strategic move that reflects the priorities of the country's new leadership.

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El Nino likely in 2014

The tropical Pacific Ocean continues a general trend toward El Nino, with just over half of the climate models surveyed by the Bureau suggesting El Nino thresholds will be exceeded by August.

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El Nino looms in the Pacific

AUSTRALIA remains on course for its first El Nino in more than four years, a weather event that typically brings a drier- than-average winter and spring to much of southern Australia and active bushfire seasons by summer. Warm sub-sea water temperatures - in places as much as six degrees above normal - continue to spread eastwards in the tropical Pacific, a key precursor to an El Nino forming, the Bureau of Meteorology said...

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Zanda McDonald's legacy

THROUGH his public endorsements and use of topical anaesthetic on cattle being de-horned, castrated and branded on his family's properties across northern Australia, Zanda McDonald was out to prove that a little extra trouble in the yards could reap a lot of extra benefit...

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