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Australia Lifts Ban on Cattle Exports to Indonesia

posted on July 8, 2011 at 2:07 PM

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australia lifted a ban on its $350 million a year live cattle trade with Indonesia on Wednesday, with the federal government saying a new set of strict conditions on exporters will help ensure the animals are treated humanely. Full Story

Australia Suspends Live Cattle Trade to Indonesia

posted on June 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia has suspended live cattle exports to Indonesia after an outcry over footage that showed the animals screaming and writhing as they were slaughtered, the government said Wednesday as a key political party... Full Story

Australia to Spend $2.9 Billion to Buy Water from Farmers

posted on May 2, 2008 at 8:05 PM

Australia's government promised Tuesday to spend about $2.9 billion to buy river water from farmers in a bid to address the country's worst drought in a century. Full Story

U.S. Wheat Producers vs. Austrailan Wheat Exporter

posted on April 20, 2007 at 8:04 PM

U.S wheat growers have filed a class-action lawsuit against an Australian wheat exporter, seeking $100 million in damages. Full Story

Australia Native Helps Farmers Worldwide Become More Efficient in the Field

posted on September 2, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Australia Native Helps Farmers Worldwide Become More Efficient in the Field
Graeme Quick is from Melbourne, Australia and is considered worldwide as a grain harvest expert. He has spent 40-plus years helping farmers around the globe become more efficient in the field. He teaches them about combine performance and grain... Full Story

WTO Rules on U.S., Aussie Complaints

posted on March 18, 2005 at 8:03 PM

Both sides claimed victory this week in a trade fight centering on the right of foreign exporters to use geographic food names such as Florida oranges or Idaho potatoes to describe their products in European markets. Full Story

Aussie: EU Subsidies Could Hurt Trade Talks

posted on February 11, 2005 at 8:02 PM

A senior Australian official this week criticized a European Union move to reinstate wheat export subsidies, saying it could hurt the current round of World Trade Organization talks aimed at liberalizing word commerce. Full Story

Aussie Obesity

posted on May 16, 2003 at 8:05 PM

While 65% of adult Americans are considered overweight, we hold only a slight lead over Australia. A medical study in Australia says 60% of the Aussies are either overweight or obese, double the rate of two decades ago. Full Story

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