NNSW saleyard wrap: Vealers averaged 329.3c

TOP PEN: Peter Gleeson was selected as the vendor of the week at the Grafton prime cattle sale held on Tuesday. The vendor sold seven angus steers off his fertile property on the outskirts of Junction Hill. The best of the offering was a pen of five four-tooth steers that were very well presented, reflected in the sale price of 296.2c/kg. This pen of heavy steers (pictured) averaged 738kg to gross the vendor a very healthy $2185.96/head. The offering was sold by Ray Donovan Stock and Station agents.

Reasonable bred young steers sold from $3.50 to $4.15/kg

Innovation in meat processing on show

NEW IDEA: Prizewinning SA lamb producers Phil and Michele Lally recently dispersed their flock to focus on the new venture.

Couple plan to manufacture micro-abattoirs.

Future of ag industry in good hands

Isabella Jennings (left) and Courtney Barron lucked out with one of the quieter members of the cattle team.

50ha plot tucked away in Toowoomba suburb.






El Nino could be on the way to bring in a dry winter

In the meantime, rain is predicted on the Fraser Coast in the coming days.

'Blessing and a curse': 130 sugar cane farms inundated

Sugar cane growers on the Northern Rivers are moving staff and equipment to high ground.

Northern NSW sugar mills are evacuating staff and moving equipment.

Kalbar farms destroyed, cars washed off road

Emergency services spent the morning rescuing cars from flooded waterways.

Scenic Rim community counting losses as creeks burst banks

Veggie, grain producers preparing for crops to be destroyed

Farmers warn the aftermath 'may not be very pretty'

“It just looks like a bomb has hit this place.”

 Dave Mcinnerney inspects the damage to his motel at Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach on Wednesday (AAP Image/Dan Peled)

"The streets are flowing with water

Heaven sent: Dams fill up in days

Will Wilson and Jason Polzin.

GLADSTONE farmer would have left if deluge didn't arrive.

Family blessed with first decent rain in two years

Another 19mm at Clancella Downs, 20km south of Charters Towers, puts the March total above 100mm. They haven't cracked the triple digit monthly rainfall for two years.

Bring her down Huey: Family welcomes 100mm total.

Brand Insights

Brand Insights

Decline in number of cattle but market improves

The numbers are low but prices are holding on at Gracemere saleyards.

New ear tags could be future of ag industry

Engineer David Smith developed the Ceres Tag system to help farmers manage livestock and is now looking for investors to get behind the product.

Solar-powered tags provide range of livestock information.

In for the long haul for boarding school

COUNTRY TO COAST: Bryce Voll from St Brendans College Cattle Club at The Caves Show

Bryce makes the trek from the bush to coast

Unborn heifer goes for $95,000 at record wagyu sale

Laird and Sonia Morgan (left) celebrate the new Australian record price for Wagyu heifer in utero with purchasers, Jeremy Cooper, wag-you.com and John Settree, Landmark Dubbo.

Three records broken at Wagyu Expansion Conference

Competition watchdog takes dairy war past the farm gates

Murray Goulburn is being put in the spotlight over allegedly misleading farmers.

Schapelle Corby on way back home

Schapelle Corby leaves the Prosecutors office in Denpasar a free woman. Picture: Nathan EdwardsSource:News Corp Australia

Convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby has been freed by Bali authorities.

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