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WIDESPREAD thunderstorm activity last Sunday has lifted confidence of a good start to the sowing season.

Thunderstorms lift Wheatbelt confidence  

WIDESPREAD thunderstorm activity last Sunday has lifted confidence of a good start to the sowing season.
ANDREW Forrest will take personal control of exploration applications over his Pilbara pastoral station to prevent rivals digging up his childhood home. 02 Mar 15 ANDREW Forrest will take personal control of exploration applications over his Pilbara pastoral station to prevent...
A LEADING expert in fungal disease rhizoctonia says tell-tale crop bare patches are no longer the best symptom. 2:00 AM A LEADING expert in fungal disease rhizoctonia says tell-tale crop bare patches are no longer the best symptom.
THE gross value of farm production is forecast to increase by 5.3 per cent to around $54.4 billion next financial year. 02 Mar 15 3 THE gross value of farm production is forecast to increase by 5.3 per cent to around $54.4 billion next financial year.
AS ag welcomes ChAFTA, thoughts turn to how businesses can make sure that they are best placed to take advantage of its opportunities. 2:00 AM AS ag welcomes ChAFTA, thoughts turn to how businesses can make sure that they are best placed to take advantage of...
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Sandman, you're only telling half the story. Weather doesn't just happen - something causes it.
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Typical of the Greens, if growers want to reap a price benefit from organic, then they should be
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IF only we could move our farms o/s - be gone years ago.
BARNABY Joyce has endorsed Australian agriculture as a critical moral and economic activity that underpins the national interest. BARNABY Joyce has endorsed Australian agriculture as a critical moral and economic activity that underpins the...
AT close of Monday’s market, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator finished at 432.25 cents a kilogram carcase weight. AT close of Monday’s market, the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator finished at 432.25 cents a kilogram carcase weight.

WAFarmers has dismissed questioning of its ability to lobby effectively following the launch of its new co-operative milk brand into Coles stores.
Nationals Member for the Agricultural Region Paul Brown has raised doubts that a relationship between the farmer advocacy group and the supermarket giant would obstruct WAFarmers from fulfilling its role.
WAFarmers president Dale P04 Dec 14  3 WAFarmers has dismissed questioning of its ability to lobby effectively following the launch of its new co-operative...
WAFARMERS' milk hit Coles supermarket shelves throughout the State this week, following the launch of the new brand at the Heart of WA gala dinner on Wednesday night.20 Nov 14  2 WAFARMERS' milk hit Coles supermarket shelves throughout the State this week, following the launch of the new brand...
LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in average saleyard prices. LAMB slaughterings will soar to 22.3m this year, the highest number for 43 years, as producers enjoy a rise in...

AS a proud ambassador of Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI’s) Fibre of Football campaign, Fremantle Docker Nat Fyfe is keen to spread wool’s message during the coming AFL season.27 Feb 15 AS a proud ambassador of Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI’s) Fibre of Football campaign, Fremantle Docker Nat Fyfe...
WA'S biggest lamb processor and exporter WAMMCO International has widened the diversity of its board with the appointment of Manjimup producer Brad Ipsen to replace Rod Madden, Morawa, who retired in January.28 Feb 15 WA'S biggest lamb processor and exporter WAMMCO International has widened the diversity of its board with the...
THERE were plenty of questions from the floor at Monday's CBH AGM, here is a sample of what some growers asked.26 Feb 15  2 THERE were plenty of questions from the floor at Monday's CBH AGM, here is a sample of what some growers asked.
RESPECTED barley researcher Blakely Paynter is the 2015 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western region Seed of Light award winner.25 Feb 15 RESPECTED barley researcher Blakely Paynter is the 2015 Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) western...

GREENS Senator Rachel Siewert is calling for a national “contamination insurance scheme” to help protect non-GM farmers.12:00 PM  1 GREENS Senator Rachel Siewert is calling for a national “contamination insurance scheme” to help protect non-GM farmers.
WESTERN Australia's biggest grain grower John Nicoletti is downsizing in a radical business transformation.02 Mar 15  1 WESTERN Australia's biggest grain grower John Nicoletti is downsizing in a radical business transformation.

Brian and Sue Holmes, trading as Geremar Pty Ltd, Hyden, have featured over the years in Farm Weekly through the quality of their annual draft of sheep they have offered, and in particular, the last two Top of The Drop Special Ewe sales held by Elders at Wickepin in early October.01 Mar 15 Brian and Sue Holmes, trading as Geremar Pty Ltd, Hyden, have featured over the years in Farm Weekly through the...
IT was fairly predictable that Tractor and Machinery Association (TMA) chief executive officer Richard Lewis would give machinery a big plug at last week’s WAFarmers conference.27 Feb 15 IT was fairly predictable that Tractor and Machinery Association (TMA) chief executive officer Richard Lewis would...

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FEDERAL authorities have not increased the broader surveillance of imported frozen berries despite 18 cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries imported from China.24 Feb 15 FEDERAL authorities have not increased the broader surveillance of imported frozen berries despite 18 cases of...
FOR every kilogram of real Tasmanian cherries on the shelf in China, there are an additional 5kg labelled as Tasmanian which aren't.23 Feb 15 FOR every kilogram of real Tasmanian cherries on the shelf in China, there are an additional 5kg labelled as...
FOR almost a year a real estate agent in WA has been asking the same question: Would you like a Stonehenge with your new home?24 Feb 15 FOR almost a year a real estate agent in WA has been asking the same question: Would you like a Stonehenge with your...
AUSTRALIA'S largest landholder, S Kidman & Co, has given up its sublease of the famous Nappa Merrie Station in Queensland.23 Feb 15 AUSTRALIA'S largest landholder, S Kidman & Co, has given up its sublease of the famous Nappa Merrie Station in...
A WEBSITE born out of feelings of isolation is back and ready to bring people together in 2015.28 Feb 15 A WEBSITE born out of feelings of isolation is back and ready to bring people together in 2015.
SIX years ago the Steele family’s world changed. The Salvation Army was looking for new outback flying chaplains and Simon was a qualified pilot.14 Feb 15 SIX years ago the Steele family’s world changed. The Salvation Army was looking for new outback flying chaplains and...