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How diversification landed an animal salt lick company on the tables of the best restaurants OLSSON's Salt, a family owned company better known for making nutritional licks for cattle and sheep, is breaking new ground with a range of gourmet salts, including its best selling truffle salt. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130115/how_diversification_landed_an_animal_salt_lick_company_on_the_tables_of_the_best_restaurants_.aspx The Lead South Australia Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT Small footprint for new water technology A third more water was used on Australian farms for agriculture in 2012-13 than the previous year, a figure which is simply unsustainable for the farming industry says a Gold Coast soil and water expert. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/131114/small_footprint_for_new_water_technology_.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Queensland vegetation management company receives two national awards Queensland based Technigro, a Citywide Group Company, has received national recognition from Australia’s peak industry body at Parks and Leisure Australia’s (PLA) 2014 Awards of Excellence. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160914/queensland_vegetation_management_company_receives_two_national_awards.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT Jock Zonfrillo forages across globe for Nomad Chef TV series A chef with a passion for wild bush foods and exotic ingredients is taking his message to a global audience with a new 10-part travel and cooking series on the Discovery Channel. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020914/jock_zonfrillo_forages_across_globe_for_nomad_chef_tv_series.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT FODMAP: A new direction in free-from and digestive health The launch by Melbourne, Australia-based dietitian Sue Shepherd of a new range of low FODMAP foods is a world-first. It heralds the beginning of a new segment of the free-from market that – with its explicit promise to improve digestive health – has the potential to rival gluten-free. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160614/fodmap_a_new_direction_in_free_from_and_digestive_health.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT Schools program in agriculture stepped up by the Australian pork industry Australian schools are embracing agriculture with education around where our food comes from and the role our farmers play in producing good, wholesome, nourishing and nutritious Australian food that appears on our plates. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160614/schools_program_in_agriculture_stepped_up_by_the_australian_pork_industry.aspx Australian Pork Limited Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT Greenhouse Gas Calculator (PigGas) - environmental winner for the pork industry The National PigGas Extension Project, which is helping Australian pork producers to understand and estimate their greenhouse gas emissions, is achieving excellent results on farms. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160514/greenhouse_gas_calculator_piggas___environmental_winner_for_the_pork_industry.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 16 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT No stalling on more space for Australian sows Australia’s pork producers have passed another key milestone in their positive and world leading move to voluntarily phase out the use of “sow” or “gestation” stalls. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/070314/no_stalling_on_more_space_for_australian_sows.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:00:00 GMT Grazing trials A WA research trial harvesting tedera seeds brings the potential of the legume closer to being realised for livestock producers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/grazing_trials_.aspx MLA.com Sun, 07 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT New horticulture president THE VFF horticulture group has Yarra Valley cut flower grower Owen Brinson its new president. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/new_horticulture_president_.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Sun, 07 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Carbon tax and livestock transport THE Labor Government's plan to extend the carbon tax to truck fuel would see more small trucking businesses close http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270613/carbon_tax_and_livestock_transport_.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Sat, 06 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy company fined $35,000 WARRNAMBOOL Cheese and Butter has been convicted and fined $35,000 after a worker had their finger severed in a cheese shredding machine. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/270613/dairy_company_fined___.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Sat, 06 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT $50 million farm sale ONE of the biggest farming families in Australia – the Harris family – is selling the famed Ravensworth aggregation in the NSW Riverina, and is expecting to sell it for more than $50 million. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/_million_farm_sale_.aspx farmonline.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Better farm loans for Qld Farmers A DECREASE in interest rates for Queensland farmers wishing to invest further in their businesses is good news according to Agriculture Minister John McVeigh. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/better_farm_loans_for_qld_farmers_.aspx farmonline.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dairy products and ice cream CONSOLIDATION in the dairy industry continues with Rowena Foods, maker of the cinema Choc Top ice-cream, acquired by Victorian company Bulla Dairy Foods. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/dairy_products_and_ice_cream___.aspx farmonline.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Dealing with sheep lice The LiceBoss website was relaunched today and offers producers extension advice on how to control lice, which they can access at any time from their computers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/dealing_with_sheep_lice_.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming and schools IT IS a tale of two stories among the three selective agricultural high schools in NSW. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/farming_and_schools_.aspx farmonline.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Holstein dairy cattle A YOUNG heifer from a world-renowned cow family stole the show at the 2013 North-West Victorian Cow of the Year awards recently, taking out the top gong. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/holstein_dairy_cattle_.aspx farmonline.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT New legislation on fertilzer and vets THE passing of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill through the Senate on Friday has angered industry representatives, who’ve said the Bill will “hamstring” Australia’s farming and food production sectors. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/new_legislation_on_fertilzer_and_vets_.aspx farmonline.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Preventing sheep staggers THE green pick of phalaris in certain areas of the State has also brought an increase in the risk of phalaris staggers, with reported cases in the South East on the rise. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/preventing_sheep_staggers_.aspx farmonline.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Sheep health statements NSW Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson last week announced the new SHS, developed as part of the national Ovine Johne's Disease management plan which took effect yesterday, would not be mandatory for the movement of sheep by restockers in NSW. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/sheep_health_statements_.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Crops and disease THIS winter’s weather has so far been “very favourable” for the establishment of the fungal disease blackleg in young canola crops, says NSW Department of Primary Industries pulse and oilseed pathologist Kurt Lindbeck, Wagga Wagga. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/crops_and_disease_.aspx farmonline.com.au Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Good demand for Jersey cattle QUALITY Jerseys were in strong demand at Warragul today. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/good_demand_for_jersey_cattle_.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Good rain and ealy planting point to bumper harvest HIGH-RAINFALL cropping areas such as the Mid and Lower South East receive more than double the growing-season rainfall of some areas of the traditional cereal-wheat belt but they are not making the most of this soil-available moisture with higher yields. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/good_rain_and_ealy_planting_point_to_bumper_harvest_.aspx farmonline.com.au Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Lion milk brand WITH the success of Lion's milk business increasingly dependent on sales of its brand name products, the processor is celebrating some strategic successes in the value-added beverage category. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/lion_milk_brand_.aspx farmonline.com.au Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Live goat exports GOATS will soon be exported live from the port of Karumba, cutting costs and travel times for western Queensland producers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/live_goat_exports_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Melbourne fruit and vegetable markets MELBOURNE Wholesale Market tenants have not benn granted their interlocutory injunction against the State Government. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/melbourne_fruit_and_vegetable_markets_.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk contracts for dairy farmers CHERRY-picking NSW dairy farmers to supply milk contracts will create divisions within the industry, according to its leaders. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/milk_contracts_for_dairy_farmers_.aspx weeklytimesnow.com.au Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT $18,000 for Shorthorn bull Dion Brrok, Eloora Shorthorns, Bulart, Vic, with the $18,000 Eloora Bluechip G02. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250613/_for_shorthorn_bull.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 300 Cattle are buried on Warrigundu Station in the Northern Territory. Around 300 cattle, which died on an Indigenous-owned station in the Northern Territory this month, are believed to have contracted botulism. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260613/_cattle_are_buried_on_warrigundu_station_in_the_northern_territory.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Automatic milking As Automatic Milking Systems are considered by more and more farmers, the issue of teat placement and robot friendly udders continues to raise concerns about herd culling percentages. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240613/automatic_milking_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT CSG Workshop seminars extended Coal Seam Gas Information Workshops coordinated by AgForce will continue beyond the December expiration date after funds were secured through a five-way partnership with industry and government to maintain the project. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240613/csg_workshop_seminars_extended.aspx beefcentral Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farm accidents A study by WorkCover has ranked livestock farming as one of the highest risk and most hazardous industries. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280613/farm_accidents_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farm finance packages VICTORIAN Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie remains dissatisfied with ongoing delays in delivering the federal government’s Farm Finance package to struggling primary producers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280613/farm_finance_packages_.aspx farmonline.com.au Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Farming vegetables GROCERY suppliers have called on major retailers to reduce demands for discounts, rebates and fees so they can invest more in marketing and new products to drive sales growth in the $110 billion sector. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030713/farming_vegetables_.aspx farmonline.com.au Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Indonesian Ambassador Nadjib Riphat Kesoem visits cattlemen Bob Katter with Indonesian Ambassador Nadjib Riphat Kesoem. Photo: NOLA GALLAGHER http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030713/indonesian_ambassador_nadjib_riphat_kesoem_visits_cattlemen_.aspx farmonline.com.au Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT MLA's winter beef campaign MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) launched a new winter beef campaign last Sunday, with the message that hearty-home cooked beef meals are the solution to keeping warm this winter. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250613/mlas_winter_beef_campaign_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Retailing beef in Tokyo CONNECTING Australian and Japanese beef producers at a grassroots level was the aim of a recent producer visit to Japan. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250613/retailing_beef_in_tokyo.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Small farmers and sypermarkets Victorian farmers have pleaded with the supermarket giants to stock more locally grown produce to prevent them from going out of business. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030713/small_farmers_and_sypermarkets_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Teys Bres Pasturefed system kicks off ROLLESTON, Queensland, producers Ross and Chris Rolfe have become the first producers to achieve Certified Pasturefed status under the grassfed beef industry’s new Pasturefed Cattle Assurance System (PCAS). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030713/teys_bres_pasturefed_system_kicks_off_.aspx farmonline.com.au Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Value adding farm goods PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd and a group of Labor backbenchers in manufacturing seats are to write a new election ­policy to address the decline in manufacturing and food processing. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030713/value_adding_farm_goods_.aspx farmonline.com.au Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Cattle markets Consignments ease http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/cattle_markets__0.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Crop insurance LATEVO International will join Allianz Australia to bring a Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) to Australian farmers this year. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/crop_insurance_.aspx farmonline.com.au Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Elders clutching at straws with new chairman If we dont learn from history we are doomed to repeat it and the grossly overpaid executives at Elders will keep their snorts in the trough with no accountability as long as they can, with other peoples money of course. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/elders_clutching_at_straws_with_new_chairman.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Gold Coast company secures Australia's largest livestock biogas project A Gold Coast bio-energy company has secured a multi-million dollar contract that will be the largest biogas project of its type to be constructed in Australia. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/gold_coast_company_secures_australias_largest_livestock_biogas_project.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Grain farming GROWERS have the opportunity to lock in solid returns for both 2013 and 2014 crops if they act quickly, according to commodity analysts. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/grain_farming_.aspx farmonline.com.au Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT JBS pushing their luck in Tasmania One of the world’s largest meat companies, Brazilian owned JBS Australia has threatened to close another of its Tasmanian abattoirs should King Island set up in competition. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/jbs_pushing_their_luck_in_tasmania_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Live exporters kicked an own goal with Indonesia Queensland Agriculture Minister John McVeigh. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/live_exporters_kicked_an_own_goal_with_indonesia.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Milk prices NATIONAL milk business Lion has flagged market leading price increases of more than 20 per cent for its southern Australia farmers. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/milk_prices_.aspx farmonline.com.au Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Processing vegetables UNLESS you have not been paying attention, you will be aware that Australia is losing its fruit and vegetable processing industry. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020713/processing_vegetables_.aspx farmonline.com.au Tue, 02 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT