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AGRIBUSINESS specialist Simon Talbot has been appointed the new NFF CEO, unveiling one of NFF's best kept secrets.
11:20 AM AGRIBUSINESS specialist Simon Talbot has been appointed the new NFF CEO, unveiling one of NFF's best kept secrets.
NEWDEGATE farmer Nick Kelly described his trek through the wilderness of the Fitzgerald River National Park as akin to something out of the Lord of the Rings movie. 21 Sep 14 NEWDEGATE farmer Nick Kelly described his trek through the wilderness of the Fitzgerald River National Park as akin...
CATTELEMEN have articulated seven “urgent solutions” to resolve their worsening debt crisis in a key document to be tabled at a roundtable tomorrow. 22 Sep 14 1 CATTELEMEN have articulated seven “urgent solutions” to resolve their worsening debt crisis in a key document to be...
22 Sep 14 A LIFELONG passion for agriculture that is only set to grow has led to Redmond's Roxanne Mostert being named the Agricultural Student of the Year. The 17-year-old hails from a dairy...
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You can spend you life making excuses why you don't forward sell or you could lock it very
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CMT, I think we can also point to the loss of buying power of a tonne of wheat today, compared
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Bronwyn, why is it that people like you assume that caring for animals automatically equates to

WA dairy farmers are being urged to read the fine print on milk contracts, so they are not left at the mercy of processors.
Bailiwick Legal's Philip Brunner offered this advice to dairy farmers recently as a part of a series of WAFarmers' information sessions.17 Sep 14 WA dairy farmers are being urged to read the fine print on milk contracts, so they are not left at the mercy of...
FLAVOURED milk drink Ice Break contains WA milk for the first time as the push continues for Harvey Fresh growth in the local market.12 Sep 14  1 FLAVOURED milk drink Ice Break contains WA milk for the first time as the push continues for Harvey Fresh growth in...
A POLL Dorset ram is shaping up to be one of the breed’s rising stars, after winning the supreme gong at the Royal Melbourne Show.
A POLL Dorset ram is shaping up to be one of the breed’s rising stars, after winning the supreme gong at the Royal...

HISTORY repeated itself last Wednesday at the 28th annual State Ewe Hogget Competition.12 Sep 14 HISTORY repeated itself last Wednesday at the 28th annual State Ewe Hogget Competition.
ALTHOUGH sheep flock numbers are close to 'tipping point', V & V Walsh has big plans for the future of the sheep industry.21 Sep 14  1 ALTHOUGH sheep flock numbers are close to "tipping point", V & V Walsh has big plans for the future of the sheep...
WA growers should remain vigilant following widespread reports of native budworm caterpillars in canola and pulse crops in the northern and eastern grainbelt this season.17 Sep 14 WA growers should remain vigilant following widespread reports of native budworm caterpillars in canola and pulse...
THE starter's gun inadvertently fired on Sunday as the first header roared into action in the northern Wheatbelt in a paddock of Mace wheat.16 Sep 14 THE starter's gun inadvertently fired on Sunday as the first header roared into action in the northern Wheatbelt in...

WITH just over half of the 2014 sugarcane crop now crushed, the Australian sugar industry looks to be heading for its highest crush since 2006 with current forecasts putting the crop at about 32 million tonnes.20 Sep 14 WITH just over half of the 2014 sugarcane crop now crushed, the Australian sugar industry looks to be heading for...
ORGANIC farmer Steve Marsh and his wife Sue could be forced to pay almost $804,000 in costs after losing a landmark GM case.19 Sep 14  8 ORGANIC farmer Steve Marsh and his wife Sue could be forced to pay almost $804,000 in costs after losing a landmark...

THE farm mechanisation industry is in good shape but change is on the way. And according to Tractor and Machinery Association (TMA) executive director Richard Lewis, the change should place machinery dealers in a strong position.16 Aug 14 THE farm mechanisation industry is in good shape but change is on the way. And according to Tractor and Machinery...
A NEW machinery dealership is soon to open its doors in Kununurra.11 Aug 14 A NEW machinery dealership is soon to open its doors in Kununurra.

HORTICULTURE

FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30 this year.10 Sep 14 FRUIT and vegetable growers are being asked to make submissions to a national fruit fly strategy by September 30...
EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia producers finally able to align solid yields with good prices.10 Sep 14 EXCELLENT harvesting conditions have topped a good growing season to see the majority of the State’s macadamia...
A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for sale by receivers.15 Sep 14 A FIVE-hectare barramundi farm in the rural town of Kangarilla on the ­outskirts of Adelaide has been listed for...
THE historic Kameruka dairy estate in the NSW Bega Valley has been listed for sale by its ­English owners with an asking price of between $11-$12 million.15 Sep 14 THE historic Kameruka dairy estate in the NSW Bega Valley has been listed for sale by its ­English owners with an...
AS a young market gardener in the 1950s and 1960s, Max Marriott found that the family's Clydesdales had a significant advantage over their mechanised competitor - the tractor - when ploughing the fields. The Clydesdales simply never got bogged.11:02 AM AS a young market gardener in the 1950s and 1960s, Max Marriott found that the family's Clydesdales had a...
COUNTRY kids are punching well above their weight in the big city.11 Sep 14  2 COUNTRY kids are punching well above their weight in the big city.