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Country Hour for Thursday 7 July, 2016

Country Hour for Thursday 7 July, 2016



The WA dairy industry crisis has intensified with processor Harvey Fresh notifying five suppliers that it will no longer pick up their milk from January 2017

Milk processor Brownes has told its dairy farmers of its intention to reduce returns to farmers still under contracted price agreements

Two months ago Brownes informed four of its farmers their contracts would not be continued after September. Dale Hanks is one of those farmers, and he now believes his dairying days are over

Almost $200 million will be spent upgrading Port Hedland's shipping channel and building a new control tower

Biosecurity authorities have swarmed into action after the destructive varroa mite was found in a bee hive near the Townsville Port in Queensland
CPC is increasing the amount of Angus genetics in its herd, with Angus and Brangus bulls now featuring on a number of its Northern Territory stations including the famous Newcastle Waters and Bunda station

Retaining market share, not being complacent and