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AUSTRALIA'S record grain exporting run is not solely due to the massive levels of production for the 2016-17 season according to Emerald Grain chief executive David Johnson.

China and India drive our grain exports  

AUSTRALIA'S record grain exporting run is not solely due to the massive levels of production for the 2016-17 season according to Emerald
AUSTRALIA's third largest mobile phone service operator is lobbying hard for all carriers to be allowed to share access to existing communications infrastructure in the bush. 13 Feb 17 AUSTRALIA's third largest mobile phone service operator is lobbying hard for all carriers to be allowed to share...
THE results from District 2 were down to the wire but Morawa grower Rod Madden and Vern Dempster from Northam have been re-elected in the CBH director elections. 4:17 PM THE results from District 2 were down to the wire but Morawa grower Rod Madden and Vern Dempster from Northam have...
ALLEGRIA Park Angus stud principal Andrew Kuss achieved a goal last week.
14 Feb 17 ALLEGRIA Park Angus stud principal Andrew Kuss achieved a goal last week.
BELLEVUE-based company Furrow Management Systems Australia (FMSA) may be the new kid on the block. 14 Feb 17 BELLEVUE-based company Furrow Management Systems Australia (FMSA) may be the new kid on the block.
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Seeya Vern, we need some big changes, get rid of Walley Newman while we are at it. Let's see if
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The collection of a FSL should be designed to provide plant & equipment for fire fighting &
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I totally sympathise with you. We have a small scale pig farm in Victoria and have been trying

NO poll of dairy farmers is needed this year to determine how much Dairy Produce Levy they should pay, an inaugural industry advisory committee has decided.
01 Feb 17 NO poll of dairy farmers is needed this year to determine how much Dairy Produce Levy they should pay, an inaugural...
ACCORDING to Dardanup dairy farmer Michael Twomey there is 'no perfect system' for dealing with the effluent generated by 500 cows being milked twice a day.
31 Jan 17 ACCORDING to Dardanup dairy farmer Michael Twomey there is "no perfect system" for dealing with the effluent...

THE percentage of wool levies being spent on marketing compared to research and development is under scrutiny as wool production fails to recover during a time of high returns.
07 Feb 17 THE percentage of wool levies being spent on marketing compared to research and development is under scrutiny as...
A DECEMBER shearing brought back reminders of the horror of the November 2015 Esperance region bushfires for Scaddan farmer and volunteer firefighter David Vandenberghe.
13 Feb 17 A DECEMBER shearing brought back reminders of the horror of the November 2015 Esperance region bushfires for Scaddan...
FOLLOWING the extremely wet conditions through most parts of the Great Southern last year, canola growers in the area can use findings from a grower-led canola variety trial to make informed decisions on their crop choices for this year.
12 Feb 17 FOLLOWING the extremely wet conditions through most parts of the Great Southern last year, canola growers in the...
DEEP-ripping trials on Wes Harding's mixed-cropping property have given the Ongerup grower something to think about, as 2016 results are collaborated.
02 Feb 17 DEEP-ripping trials on Wes Harding's mixed-cropping property have given the Ongerup grower something to think about,...

There will be more cases of sclerotinia in canola in areas that do not traditionally have problems with the disease due to the wet spring.24 Sep 16 There will be more cases of sclerotinia in canola in areas that do not traditionally have problems with the disease...
Chickpea prices have jumped $30 to $50 a tonne above global market values as farmers caught with soggy crops look for alternative grain supplies to fulfill their forward contract commitments.22 Sep 16  2 Chickpea prices have jumped $30 to $50 a tonne above global market values as farmers caught with soggy crops look...
John Deere releases ExactApply spray technology with individual nozzle control, turn compensation and other features John Deere releases ExactApply spray technology with individual nozzle control, turn compensation and other features

THREE weeks ago Torque suggested a crowd funding exercise to help out the 'vollies' at the Merredin Military Museum.11 Feb 17 THREE weeks ago Torque suggested a crowd funding exercise to help out the "vollies" at the Merredin Military Museum.
MACHINERY distributor Burando Hill has been appointed Australian distributors for Dura-Products and their new automated dispensing system.
01 Feb 17 MACHINERY distributor Burando Hill has been appointed Australian distributors for Dura-Products and their new...

HORTICULTURE

A Melbourne Market wholesaler has admitted to breaching the Horticulture Code of Conduct, drawing comments on the need for the an updated code.22 Sep 16 A Melbourne Market wholesaler has admitted to breaching the Horticulture Code of Conduct, drawing comments on the...
Sourcing willing workers from the Pacific Islands may not an instant fix if backpackers decide to travel elsewhere, although there are merits to the Seasonal Workers Program.16 Sep 16 Sourcing willing workers from the Pacific Islands may not an instant fix if backpackers decide to travel elsewhere,...
FARM management company Gunn Agri Partners has purchased three cattle stations in southern Queensland for $11 million.14 Dec 15 FARM management company Gunn Agri Partners has purchased three cattle stations in southern Queensland for $11 million.
BILLIONAIRE retail king Brett Blundy has purchased the Walhallow cattle station aggregation in the Northern Territory for $100 million.08 Dec 15 BILLIONAIRE retail king Brett Blundy has purchased the Walhallow cattle station aggregation in the Northern...
THE finalists for Australia’s biggest and most prestigious country music competition, the Toyota Star Maker, have been announced. 
13 Dec 15 THE finalists for Australia’s biggest and most prestigious country music competition, the Toyota Star Maker, have...
MARCIA Patmos has launched her winning women’s wear collection at “Ahgunyah”, Crookwell, last week.07 Nov 15 MARCIA Patmos has launched her winning women’s wear collection at “Ahgunyah”, Crookwell, last week.