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Country Hour for Monday 23 October, 2017

Country Hour for Monday 23 October, 2017



The head of the Australian Wool Innovation has express-posted a letter of apology to farmers he secretly watched in the so-called 'Man in the Mirror' scandal, farmers received the letter in recent days, as AWI prepares to appear before Senate Estimates in Canberra on Tuesday

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has ruled that the potato bacteria Dickeya Dianthicola, which was first detected in June in a crop north of Perth, is manageable, but cannot be eradicated

Perth based exporter of agricultural goods Michael Connolly has begun exporting high quality fodder to the Middle East, which is not a traditional grains export market, and has had a great response from buyers in the region

A public relations professor says Australia can expect more fake agricultural news, as big business exploits a weakening media; Professor Jim Macnamara says there are often genuine intentions behind multi-million dollar announcements, but no money to back them up

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