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A NEW era of profitability in beef is dawning and the key to taking advantage will be directly addressing the key drivers of productivity: land, labour and livestock.

Beef’s cost-price squeeze eases  

A NEW era of profitability in beef is dawning and the key to taking advantage will be directly addressing the key drivers of
SUMMER crops are proving beneficial for Kojonup’s Ben Webb as he finds new ways to feed his sheep over the next few months. 14 Dec 17 SUMMER crops are proving beneficial for Kojonup’s Ben Webb as he finds new ways to feed his sheep over the next few...
THE new chairperson of the South Coast Natural Resource Management (NRM) group has a strong background in farming. 14 Dec 17 THE new chairperson of the South Coast Natural Resource Management (NRM) group has a strong background in farming.
AGRICULTURE has always been a passion for 19-year-old Matthew Hyde who grew up on his family’s  5261 hectare (13,000 acre) Dalwallinu property. 14 Dec 17 AGRICULTURE has always been a passion for 19-year-old Matthew Hyde who grew up on his family’s 5261 hectare (13,000...
In addition to being an effective harvest weed seed control (HWSC) strategy, preliminary research suggests narrow windrow burning of canola stubble may also help growers manage the damaging fungal disease sclerotinia stem rot. 13 Dec 17 In addition to being an effective harvest weed seed control (HWSC) strategy, preliminary research suggests narrow...
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My total income is from livestock production in WA as a 1 man operation and I agree completely I
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i was 15 years old when I went up to liveringa station in 1961.with j.drakebrockman . the old

RECOVERING global dairy markets are again on the verge of being saturated with more milk products than they can consume, despite strong Chinese buying activity and a butter shortage overseas.16 Oct 17 RECOVERING global dairy markets are again on the verge of being saturated with more milk products than they can...
INDEPENDENT South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon says the retail strategy of major supermarkets selling $1 per litre milk in recent times has “thrown a spear into the heart of so many dairy farmers”.28 Aug 17 INDEPENDENT South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon says the retail strategy of major supermarkets selling $1 per...

THE WA sheep industry hasn’t failed – it’s refocused.
That is the view of Livestock Dynamics director Kimbal Curtis who was in Perth recently for the annual LIVEXchange conference at Crown Towers, and was talking about WA flock numbers dropping from 40 million head to 14m head since the 1980s.12 Dec 17 THE WA sheep industry hasn’t failed – it’s refocused. That is the view of Livestock Dynamics director Kimbal Curtis...
SPECIALTY superfine wools featured predominantly in record prices achieved at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last month.12 Dec 17 SPECIALTY superfine wools featured predominantly in record prices achieved at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last month.
SUMMER crops are proving beneficial for Kojonup’s Ben Webb as he finds new ways to feed his sheep over the next few months.14 Dec 17 SUMMER crops are proving beneficial for Kojonup’s Ben Webb as he finds new ways to feed his sheep over the next few...
In addition to being an effective harvest weed seed control (HWSC) strategy, preliminary research suggests narrow windrow burning of canola stubble may also help growers manage the damaging fungal disease sclerotinia stem rot.13 Dec 17 In addition to being an effective harvest weed seed control (HWSC) strategy, preliminary research suggests narrow...

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

NEW Holland has made several changes to its 2018 CR Revelation combine harvester.11 Dec 17 NEW Holland has made several changes to its 2018 CR Revelation combine harvester.
BIT’S a good feeling when a decision is vindicated.
Such is the case at Esperance Grain Handlers, where manager Andrew Johnston has overseen a decision by company directors to buy an Alvan Blanch double-flow grain dryer.10 Dec 17 BIT’S a good feeling when a decision is vindicated. Such is the case at Esperance Grain Handlers, where manager...

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.