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Aquaculture welcomes $2.9m funding  08 Dec 2006,  14:08 GMT
By Nick Churchouse THE DOMINION POST 06/12/2006 NZ - The government has announced $2.9 million in support for aquaculture, with... Aquaculture welcomes $2.9m funding
 
Group wants NZ closed to corn imports  04 Dec 2006,  12:19 GMT
04/12/2006 NEW ZEALAND - An organic growers group has called for the closing of New Zealand's borders to imported corn and maize seed until it is confirmed no genetic... Group wants NZ closed to corn imports
 
Contaminated corn seed slips into NZ  02 Dec 2006,  11:55 GMT
By Patrick Crewdson THE DOMINION POST 02/12/2006 Opponents of genetic modification are outraged that nearly two tonnes of... Contaminated corn seed slips into NZ
 
Watchdog calls for accurate labelling of GM imports  21 Nov 2006,  10:10 GMT
ABC RURAL 21/11/2006 Australia's consumer watchdog has called for any genetically modified (GM) imports to be labelled accurately. Choice, formerly known as... Watchdog calls for accurate labelling of GM imports
 
WA farmers believed to be storing wheatWA farmers believed to be storing wheat  21 Nov 2006,  10:03 GMT
ABC NEWS 21/11/2006 There are claims that Western Australian grain farmers are warehousing this year's harvest because of uncertainty over whether the troubled... WA farmers believed to be storing wheatWA farmers believed to be storing wheat
 
Wheat imports loom as drought bites  15 Nov 2006,  00:51 GMT
By Deborah Cameron Sydney Morning Herald 15/11/2006 Australia will import grain to offset a national wheat shortage due to crop... Wheat imports loom as drought bites
 
Wheat export system outdated, says author  15 Nov 2006,  00:37 GMT
By Michelle Gratton THE AGE 15/11/2006 THE single desk system of exporting Australia's bulk wheat is "dead policy walking"... Wheat export system outdated, says author
 
Low pasture growth causing feed deficit  15 Nov 2006,  00:21 GMT
By Tim Cronshaw THE PRESS 15/11/2006 Many dairy farmers have entered feed deficit in Canterbury, with the window for pasture... Low pasture growth causing feed deficit
 
Road permit issue creates grain farmer freight cost worries  14 Nov 2006,  00:46 GMT
ABC NEWS 14/11/2006 AUSTRALIA - Grain farmers may have to pay higher freight costs because trucking companies are facing problems obtaining road permits for certain... Road permit issue creates grain farmer freight cost worries
 
80% rise in grain costs expected to force up NZ chicken prices  02 Nov 2006,  11:27 GMT
02/11/2006 The Poultry Industry Association says a dramatic increase in the price of grain imported from Australia, will impact heavily on New Zealand chicken... 80% rise in grain costs expected to force up NZ chicken prices
 
ABS to determine size of grain stocks  31 Oct 2006,  11:26 GMT
31/10/2006 Australia will get its first official estimate of how much grain it has in storage as the government considers allowing imports to ease a likely drought shortage.... ABS to determine size of grain stocks
 
Farmers to bear higher feed costs  31 Oct 2006,  11:24 GMT
31/10/2006 The drought is expected to push up food prices with fewer crops and more expensive water. But consumers will not be the only ones bearing the increased... Farmers to bear higher feed costs
 
Australian drought causes smallest grain harvest in a decadeAustralian drought causes smallest grain  27 Oct 2006,  11:07 GMT
27/10/2006 Australian wheat farmers suffering under the worst drought in a century were preparing to reap their smallest harvest since the mid-1990s, a commodities forecaster said... Australian drought causes smallest grain harvest in a decadeAustralian drought causes smallest grain
 
Farmers to import alternative dairy cattle feed  25 Oct 2006,  10:56 GMT
25/10/2006 Dairy farmers will continue to use alternative feeds such as palm kernel meal as grain supplies tighten. Farmers in Victoria say grain prices have jumped from $215 to... Farmers to import alternative dairy cattle feed
 
More expensive feed grain boost to NZ grass-fed beef exports  25 Oct 2006,  10:52 GMT
REUTERS 25/10/2006 Soaring grain prices are likely to be a boon for New Zealand's exports of beef, which come from grass-fed cattle, unlike US and Australian beef, says Trade... More expensive feed grain boost to NZ grass-fed beef exports
 




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