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Scoop.co.nz
Protect New Zealand’s GE-Free Advantage in the CPTPPOilseeds and Products Annual https://gain.fas.usda.gov/Recent%20GAIN%20Publica
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Oilseeds and Products Annual https://gain.fas.usda.gov/Recent%20GAIN%20Publications/Oilseeds%20and%20Products%20Annual_Canberra_Australia_4-4-2017.pdf[4] The Weekly Times 8.11.2017... Read more
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Weekly Times
Capilano’s healthy ambition for Chinain capturing a larger market share in China with a range of specific health and
Weekly Times / Posted 13 hours ago
in capturing a larger market share in China with a range of specific health and wellness focused products.” He told The Weekly Times New Zealand honey was well respected in China but Australian honey was as well credentialed. “We’ve got a... Read more
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Weekly Times
Theft on the risefarmers who last week spoke out in support of increasing Victoria Police resour
Weekly Times / Posted 13 hours ago
farmers who last week spoke out in support of increasing Victoria Police resources to tackle farm crime, as reported in The Weekly Times. It followed the value of sheep stolen in central and northern Victoria since the start of the year passing... Read more
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Weekly Times
Grazing land swallowed upequal to an area 100km by 75km — roughly the size of greater Melbourne’s bounda
Weekly Times / Posted 13 hours ago
equal to an area 100km by 75km — roughly the size of greater Melbourne’s boundary. One Agriculture Department officer told The Weekly Times the loss was not hard to imagine, given the impacts of urban encroachment, small-lot rural subdivisions... Read more
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Herald Sun
Barnaby to return Rinehart’s $40kBARNABY Joyce will not be accepting $40,000 bestowed on him by mining magnate a
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
BARNABY Joyce will not be accepting $40,000 bestowed on him by mining magnate and cattle queen Gina Rinehart last night, The Weekly Times understands. It’s understood Mr Joyce will not be accepting the prize money, and it will be returned to the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Barnaby to return Rinehart’s $40kBARNABY Joyce will not be accepting $40,000 bestowed on him by mining magnate a
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
BARNABY Joyce will not be accepting $40,000 bestowed on him by mining magnate and cattle queen Gina Rinehart last night, The Weekly Times understands. It’s understood Mr Joyce will not be accepting the prize money, and it will be returned to the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Barnaby to return Rinehart’s $40kthat an award of that nature was going to be presented,” Mr Mahar said. “We di
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
that an award of that nature was going to be presented,” Mr Mahar said. “We did not and would not support such antics.” The Weekly Times is seeking comment from Hancock Prospecting for details on the award’s selection process and how it was... Read more
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News.com.au
Barnaby to return Rinehart’s $40kBARNABY Joyce will not be accepting $40,000 bestowed on him by mining magnate a
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
BARNABY Joyce will not be accepting $40,000 bestowed on him by mining magnate and cattle queen Gina Rinehart last night, The Weekly Times understands. It’s understood Mr Joyce will not be accepting the prize money, and it will be returned to the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Gippy cleared of cattle virusproperties were tested. Agriculture Victoria has sampled more than 2500 cattle
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
properties were tested. Agriculture Victoria has sampled more than 2500 cattle in 100 herds since the discovery. The Weekly Times can reveal Agriculture Victoria has completed testing on a handful of properties near Traralgon. “We took... Read more
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Weekly Times
One eye on the crop, the other on the skywinter this season. He said last week’s rain had not damaged crops yet and was
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
winter this season. He said last week’s rain had not damaged crops yet and was stripping canola on Monday when he spoke to The Weekly Times. “The rain slowed us up, harvest was going along really well before that,” he said. He said several dry... Read more
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Weekly Times
Lamb’s January poserthose lightweight lambs that went out to the paddock will return as quality sho
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
those lightweight lambs that went out to the paddock will return as quality shorn lambs for slaughter. One buyer told The Weekly Times that January was shaping up as the “tough’’ month for supply for quality slaughter lambs, with supplies... Read more
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Weekly Times
Frost’s bitter harvestfrosts have taken their toll just as headers were being dusted off for harvest.
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
frosts have taken their toll just as headers were being dusted off for harvest. The Victorian Government this week told The Weekly Times frosts across parts of western and central Victoria in recent weeks, which have caused extensive damage to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Ants are back, will rain follow?veteran central Victorian farmer, whose name we have vowed to protect, caused a
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
veteran central Victorian farmer, whose name we have vowed to protect, caused a sensation back in early 2015 when The Weekly Times published a story suggesting the long hot and dry spell across southeast Australia was about to be broken.... Read more
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Weekly Times
Shine winners announcedAustralia in six categories — Courage, Grace, Dedication, Belief, Passion and S
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
Australia in six categories — Courage, Grace, Dedication, Belief, Passion and Spirit. The awards are proudly presented by The Weekly Times in partnership with Harvey Norman. The other winners include South Gippsland farmers Sally Ruljancich and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Guinea Dog joins a new flockand hundreds of followers on social media. And now, thanks to a video showing
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
and hundreds of followers on social media. And now, thanks to a video showing Guinea Dog in action, which went viral on The Weekly Times Facebook page on the weekend, his antics have been watched more than 1.3 million times. Guinea Dog, who... Read more
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Weekly Times
Guinea Dog joins a new flockand hundreds of followers on social media. And now, thanks to a video showing
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
and hundreds of followers on social media. And now, thanks to a video showing Guinea Dog in action, which went viral on The Weekly Times Facebook page on the weekend, his antics have been watched more than 1.3 million times. Guinea Dog, who... Read more
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Weekly Times
Pay and go if you love natureof the Mountain Cattlemens Association. Speaking from his Gippsland farm which
Weekly Times / Posted 6 days ago
of the Mountain Cattlemens Association. Speaking from his Gippsland farm which adjoins a national park, Mark Coleman told The Weekly Times he believed e-tags would help emergency management and provide “much-needed revenue” to manage parks. “That... Read more
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Weekly Times
Making a noise of their ownwhere to direct complaints about alleged breeches of permit conditions, the com
Weekly Times / Posted 6 days ago
where to direct complaints about alleged breeches of permit conditions, the commissioner found. This week, Mr Dyer told The Weekly Times compliance was the most urgent issue the Victorian Government needed to address. Nationally, Victoria is... Read more
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Weekly Times
ANZ joins NAB in branch chopin the Wimmera, this month but only confirmed the closure and removed the branc
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
in the Wimmera, this month but only confirmed the closure and removed the branch from its website after it featured in The Weekly Times as one of 13 Victorian branches under threat of closure. Banks are citing changing customer habits and a... Read more
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Weekly Times
Heat on AWI buildsestimates hearing last month, Mr Merriman revealed he controlled up to half the
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
estimates hearing last month, Mr Merriman revealed he controlled up to half the number of proxies at board elections and The Weekly Times last week revealed a cousin of Mr Merriman sat with him on AWI’s board nomination committee to select... Read more
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Weekly Times
Green park could reignite Muir’s passion for politicsconcerns Muir. “Inner-city Green ideology has no place in the bush and needs t
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
concerns Muir. “Inner-city Green ideology has no place in the bush and needs to be counteracted immediately,” he wrote in The Weekly Times this week. “This issue may be the one that draws me back into politics. Victoria deserves better.” Muir... Read more
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Weekly Times
Poppies blooming, but costs can be painfulVaughn Toose is considered a veteran of the fledgling poppy industry in Victori
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
Vaughn Toose is considered a veteran of the fledgling poppy industry in Victoria, after growing the crop for four years. The Weekly Times visited Mr Toose’s flowering poppy crop recently, which he said was the first in the state to be grown on... Read more
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Weekly Times
Coalition park stand confusionthe Great Forest National Park — a proposal that could end native logging in Vi
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
the Great Forest National Park — a proposal that could end native logging in Victoria. Nationals leader Peter Walsh told The Weekly Times last month the Coalition would not support the national park, which would add 355,000ha of protected forests... Read more
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Weekly Times
Barley exporters’ ban liftedagency was due to snails allegedly found in cargoes, a highly sensitive issue f
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
agency was due to snails allegedly found in cargoes, a highly sensitive issue for the Australian industry. Last year, The Weekly Times reported the exporter ban and industry concerns about snails were becoming a market access issue. In a... Read more
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Weekly Times
Italian ryegrasses a clear favouriteenough,” he said. “With annuals we only get four months of grass, with Italian
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
enough,” he said. “With annuals we only get four months of grass, with Italians it’s five or six months,” he explained to The Weekly Times. “Our growing period is from April to October for the dryland. We have got to get as much out of this... Read more
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Weekly Times
Quad safety’s new waita risk of rollover and employers had failed to fit a ROPS or replace the quad b
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
a risk of rollover and employers had failed to fit a ROPS or replace the quad bike with a safer side-by-side vehicle. When The Weekly Times questioned WorkSafe on the inspection program, it responded this week with a new launch date for its... Read more
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Weekly Times
Good gains in high buysservice and it comes down to stock agent records. Elders Bendigo livestock man
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
service and it comes down to stock agent records. Elders Bendigo livestock manager Nigel Starick was able to provide The Weekly Times with the company’s overall price average from its annual first-cross special held in early November each... Read more
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Weekly Times
Indonesia ups the ante on wheattonne wheat crop last season, exporters shipped just 22.61 million tonnes of th
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
tonne wheat crop last season, exporters shipped just 22.61 million tonnes of the grain out of Australia, according to data The Weekly Times obtained from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Mr Craig said when dry conditions became apparent on the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Flood of dairy debtEXCLUSIVE: THE true picture of Victoria’s dairy price crisis is emerging with d
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: THE true picture of Victoria’s dairy price crisis is emerging with dairy farmers facing massive water debts. The Weekly Times can reveal almost 2000 irrigators are more than four months overdue in repaying $11.98 million to Victoria’s... Read more
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The Border Mail
‘Confident’ Kiewa factory will continue under new managementand proof there was a buyer who would support the factory. On Thursday, Saputo
The Border Mail / Posted 12 days ago
and proof there was a buyer who would support the factory. On Thursday, Saputo chief executive Lino Saputo Jr told The Weekly Times the company trusted the evaluation of Murray Goulburn on the planned closures in Kiewa or... Read more
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Weekly Times
Saputo wants MG to grow back to 2.5b litresoperation to ensure the most effective and efficient use of assets. Saputo chi
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
operation to ensure the most effective and efficient use of assets. Saputo chief executive Lino Saputo Jr last night told The Weekly Times filling factories would be a key priority if the $1.31 billion deal for the Canadian company to purchase MG... Read more
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Weekly Times
Good October falls boost yield hopesMarshall, who farms with her husband, Craig, just north of the Victorian border
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
Marshall, who farms with her husband, Craig, just north of the Victorian border, received 46mm of rain a week before The Weekly Times visited their farm in mid-October. “The crops are looking fabulous. That 46mm of rain came just at the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Cold keeps Russian intruder ‘at bay’in South Australia in May last year, and was quickly discovered across Victoria
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
in South Australia in May last year, and was quickly discovered across Victoria and the NSW Riverina. Dr Trebicki told The Weekly Times last year’s wet and cold conditions in winter and spring prevented the spread of the new pest, and this... Read more
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Weekly Times
Chink in avian flu controland swine flu viruses being transmitted between animals and humans. But poultr
Weekly Times / Posted 14 days ago
and swine flu viruses being transmitted between animals and humans. But poultry producers and industry staff contacted by The Weekly Times say they have never heard of such a recommendation and there was no mention of the need for vaccination on... Read more
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Weekly Times
MG needs to bare all on rival bidsto Canada’s Saputo Inc is “the best deal in town”. Details about rival bidders
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
to Canada’s Saputo Inc is “the best deal in town”. Details about rival bidders’ offers have been seeping out ever since The Weekly Times broke the story that New Zealand dairy company Fonterra offered to roll its Australian business and that of... Read more
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Weekly Times
Meet the Shine Awards finalistswinner and receive an additional $5000 from Harvey Norman. The winners will be
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
winner and receive an additional $5000 from Harvey Norman. The winners will be revealed at 7pm on Tuesday, November 21 at theweeklytimes.com.au. Then read all their stories in our special Shine magazine, free in The Weekly Times on Nove... Read more
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Weekly Times
Harvest truck plan doubtsparticipate in VicRoads’ new harvest mass management scheme. GrainCorp Victori
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
participate in VicRoads’ new harvest mass management scheme. GrainCorp Victorian regional manager Peter Johns­ton told The Weekly Times the company, which operates 38 up-country silos and two ports in the state, “haven’t finalised our position”... Read more
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Weekly Times
A warm receptionMitchell, the historic ­estate they bought in the Pyrenees almost two years ago
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
Mitchell, the historic ­estate they bought in the Pyrenees almost two years ago after seeing it advertised for sale in The Weekly Times. “We told them we’d be in there in about four months,” Kate says, adding it may have been the property’s... Read more
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Weekly Times
The Editor’s Deskvarieties. Few issues in agriculture fire passion more than genetically modifi
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
varieties. Few issues in agriculture fire passion more than genetically modified organisms. Over the past decade The Weekly Times has published millions of words on the topic, with ardent supporters and opponents seeking to have their... Read more
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Weekly Times
MG spurned big offerssuitors for MG that put up proposals that were believed to equal or better Sapu
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
suitors for MG that put up proposals that were believed to equal or better Saputo’s bid of $1.31 billion. As revealed in The Weekly Times last week, New Zealand dairy company Fonterra proposed a merger to form a local super co-operative but the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Co-op is ‘not the whey to go’the view a co-op is no longer the necessity, from either an economic or social
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
the view a co-op is no longer the necessity, from either an economic or social perspective that it once was.” Last week, The Weekly Times revealed MG’s board had rejected a proposal from Fonterra to form a super co-operative in favour of a sale... Read more
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Weekly Times
A long line of organic successorganic venture, with OBE supplying beef to the US, Middle East and Asia. His
Weekly Times / Posted 16 days ago
organic venture, with OBE supplying beef to the US, Middle East and Asia. His amazing story, along with a profile of Canadian agriculture and an in-depth look at genetic modification, features in DecisionAg, free in The Weekly Times... Read more
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Weekly Times
Dairying to be differentare developing a washed rind cheese, a Persian feta, a parmesan type and haloum
Weekly Times / Posted 17 days ago
are developing a washed rind cheese, a Persian feta, a parmesan type and haloumi. hownowdairy.com.au Cathy Palmer and Les Sandles are in the running to be The Weekly Times Coles 2017 Innovative Farmer of the Year. Visit theweeklyt... Read more
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Weekly Times
Chinese bidder for MG denied due diligencecontrol of the board, maintaining a co-operative structure and 10-year guarante
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
control of the board, maintaining a co-operative structure and 10-year guarantees on milk prices. But a source has told The Weekly Times the bid was not progressed because Yili was denied due diligence on MG’s finances. The announcement came... Read more
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Weekly Times
The Weekly Times 2018 Dogs CalendarCOMING SOON! The Weekly Times Dogs Calendar is back for 2018, packed with adora
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
COMING SOON! The Weekly Times Dogs Calendar is back for 2018, packed with adorable photographs of Kelpies, Border Collies, Maremmas and more, by renowned photographer Zoe Phillips. Don’t miss your chance to fetch yourself, your family and friends... Read more
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Weekly Times
Former Ararat mayor resignsmayor, and councillor Gwenda Allgood as deputy mayor at a meeting on Tuesday ni
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
mayor, and councillor Gwenda Allgood as deputy mayor at a meeting on Tuesday night. “I find it untenable,” Mr Hooper told The Weekly Times of the councillors’ election. “It will make our municipality, the council, the minister and all levels of... Read more
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Weekly Times
Finley nurse a great sportrunning for the 2017 Shine Awards, which will be ­announced on theweeklytimes.c
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
running for the 2017 Shine Awards, which will be ­announced on theweeklytimes.com.au on Tuesday, November 21, and appear in The Weekly Times on Wednesday, November 22. Meet the finalists in The Weekly Times next week. Tanya Clarke is in the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Murray Goulburn a fiasco like no otherevents of the past 18 months that got it into this mess. But that anger is pos
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
events of the past 18 months that got it into this mess. But that anger is possibly nothing compared to the revelation in The Weekly Times this week that Murray Goulburn rejected an offer from New Zealand giant Fonterra to combine the assets of... Read more
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Weekly Times
Women Shine as the fabric of rural societyOVER the past nine weeks, The Weekly Times has been telling the stories of Aust
Weekly Times / Posted 22 days ago
OVER the past nine weeks, The Weekly Times has been telling the stories of Australia’s rural women, celebrating their contributions on farms and in regional communities through the inaugural Shine Awards. Next week, the Shine finalists will be... Read more
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Weekly Times
Heat on ‘illegal’ fire jobsTHE CFA has been accused of being in contempt of Parliament, after The Weekly T
Weekly Times / Posted 22 days ago
THE CFA has been accused of being in contempt of Parliament, after The Weekly Times revealed it has started recruiting staff to implement the Victorian Government’s fire service reforms. The CFA has already appointed Fire Services Reform director... Read more
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