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Seven plants currently being considered as promising biofuel crops banned as noxious weeds in parts of Australia

Posted by gmarkets on 12 October, 2007

The Queensland-based Invasive Species Council has assessed weed risks posed by 18 biofuel crops currently proposed as solutions to cutting greenhouse emissions, wrote science and environment reporter Rosslyn Beeby in The Canberra Times (4/10/2007, p.11).

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WA landowners face charges for alleged illegal land clearing of more than 470ha of bush

Posted by gmarkets on 11 October, 2007

Three Western Australian landowners faced charges for alleged illegal land clear­ing of more than 470ha of bush, reported Farm Weekly, (27/9/2007, p.15). Read the rest of this entry »

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Tropical feed-grasses outperform other forage crops: more forage, less soil erosion

Posted by gmarkets on 4 October, 2007

Tropical grasses were almost certain to play an increased role in grazing systems, reported The Land (26/7/2007, p.15). Read the rest of this entry »

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Research will forecast weather conditions in 100 kilometre by 100km quadrants

Posted by gmarkets on 20 September, 2007

The research will forecast weather conditions in 100 kilometre by 100km quadrants across the country, with the collected data then used to identify probable changes to factors such as growing seasons, yields and the effect on livestock reported The Land (23/8/2007, p. 3). Read the rest of this entry »

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Federal Court case: Monaro district grazier seeks billions of dollars in compensation from Fed Govt for carbon credit payments denied to farmers

Posted by gmarkets on 20 September, 2007

The bid in the Federal Court by Monaro district grazier, Peter Spencer, to seek billions of dollars in compensation from the Federal Government for carbon credit payments denied to farmers, was to come up for a further hearing in Canberra on 31 August, reported The Land (30/8/2007, p.14). Read the rest of this entry »

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