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Entries Tagged as 'Agriculture'

The double-edged Sword…

August 16th, 2012 · No Comments

This is  a post I have been thinking about for a while but a tweet from Vana (@wimmerachic ) has finally made me put pen to paper. Last night Vana Tweeted about the sponsorship of a weekly times competition by supermarket Coles, Vana tweeted: The simple answer to all this is money!! Basically when you are […]

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Tags: Agriculture

Is it worth it?

August 1st, 2012 · 1 Comment

There has been ongoing discussion online recently about the value of joining a State Farming Organisation (SFO) Before I go any further in this post I want to make one thing very clear: I dont want to start anymore Farmer “Representative Organisations” We have more than enough! What we need to look at now are […]

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Tags: Agriculture · Getting in

Revisiting #client

June 14th, 2012 · No Comments

I wrote a post back in January about the importance of being open about getting paid to promote things on Twitter. The reason that I bring it up again is that I recently saw someone on the #agchatoz stream actually using it!

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Tags: Agriculture · Social Media · Twitter

The cost of Quality?

March 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

So a few days ago I gate crashed a conversation between Richard Gunner (@Richard_Gunner) and Jamie Ramage (@ramagerural) were having about the Lamb Industry and the push from it to reduce the cost of production (COP) while keeping a high quality product. Since then a whole range of people (Some of who I mention here) have weighed […]

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Tags: Agriculture

Teach the Teacher (Relief)

March 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment

There was outrage on twitter today, thankfully not after something i’d said (this time…) but over an article in the media that reported the findings from a Primary Industries Education Foundation showing a lack of basic knowledge in Agriculture. While the report is concerning, it’s not the “wake up call” that Cameron Archer (PIEF Chairman) […]

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Tags: Agriculture

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