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A WA sheep farmer is working to change the perception of Australia's wool industry, by selling his story, and his wool direct to Europe.
It's the story behind Happy Sheeps that Mukinbudin farmer Stephen Sprigg hopes will attract buyers to his product and help highlight Australia as a clean, green wool market option in Europe.

Direct market plan for Muka wool grower  

A WA sheep farmer is working to change the perception of Australia's wool industry, by selling his story, and his wool direct to
SHOULD Australia implement some of the “ag-gag” laws being rolled out in the United States? Don’t go there, Craig Davis says. 1:00 AM SHOULD Australia implement some of the “ag-gag” laws being rolled out in the United States? Don’t go there, Craig...
THE Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger tips.
1:00 AM THE Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger...
DESPITE Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) closing its Perth office, its says WA will continue to be represented by a local team. 1:00 AM DESPITE Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) closing its Perth office, its says WA will continue to be represented by...
1:00 AM INCREASES to firearms licencing fees announced earlier this year will stand, despite two Liberal MPs crossing the floor to support Shooters and Fishers Party MP Rick Mazza in an attempt...

LIVEXFORUM 2014

LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving animal welfare in export markets from DAFF Secretary Phillip Glyde.
Exporters improving welfare LIVESTOCK exporters have been given rare praise for improving...
FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new chair of the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council.
Simon Crean new ALEC boss FORMER Labor powerbroker Simon Crean has been appointed the new...

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Doctor Barney as Deputy Prime Minister is a horror movie in 3D, but it is halloween.
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In some ways you have a point Freshy but not totally. You are right to say farmers need to
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Yeah, that's right, FFS, in the 15th floor penthouse. How nice of you to remember. Are you going
“I'M shaking a bit,” Will Bignell admits soon after he’s launched a big quadrocopter drone into the teeth of a gusty wind. “I'M shaking a bit,” Will Bignell admits soon after he’s launched a big quadrocopter drone into the teeth of a gusty...
AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing facility south of Darwin. AACO today announced the start of full commercial operations at Livingstone Beef, its new northern beef processing...

WOOLWORTHS Farmers' Own milk has hit the shelves of 89 supermarkets across WA bringing Margaret River milk direct to the consumer.
As revealed exclusively by Farm Weekly, the Farmers' Own brand will be supplied by the Evans family, Busselton, and the Noakes family, Forest Grove.16 Oct 14  1 WOOLWORTHS Farmers' Own milk has hit the shelves of 89 supermarkets across WA bringing Margaret River milk direct to...
WOOLWORTHS Farmers’ Own milk has hit the shelves of 89 supermarkets across WA today bringing Margaret River milk to the consumer.
As revealed by Farm Weekly last week, the Farmers’ Own brand will be supplied by the Evans family, Busselton and also the Noakes family, Forest Grove.08 Oct 14  2 WOOLWORTHS Farmers’ Own milk has hit the shelves of 89 supermarkets across WA today bringing Margaret River milk to...
THE Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger tips.
THE Woolmark Company has released its Wool Care Guide app, placing information on apparel care at consumers finger...

NEW AuctionsPlus CEO Anna Speer wants to increase the number of online livestock and wool sales in WA.26 Oct 14 NEW AuctionsPlus CEO Anna Speer wants to increase the number of online livestock and wool sales in WA.
A WA sheep farmer is working to change the perception of Australia's wool industry, by selling his story, and his wool direct to Europe.
It's the story behind Happy Sheeps that Mukinbudin farmer Stephen Sprigg hopes will attract buyers to his product and help highlight Australia as a clean, green wool market option in Europe.1:00 AM A WA sheep farmer is working to change the perception of Australia's wool industry, by selling his story, and his...
HAIL and flood damage throughout the WA grainbelt last week has caused an immediate but slight downgrade of 250,000 tonnes in the State's estimated grain harvest of 13.45 million tonnes.31 Oct 14 HAIL and flood damage throughout the WA grainbelt last week has caused an immediate but slight downgrade of 250,000...
STATE Agriculture Minister Ken Baston has faced a grilling from the WA Greens over the future fate of legislation underpinning Genetically Modified crop production in WA.31 Oct 14 STATE Agriculture Minister Ken Baston has faced a grilling from the WA Greens over the future fate of legislation...

COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain supply chain.
31 Oct 14  3 COMPETITION among exporters for east coast grain is on the rise - and growers could be winners in a new look grain...
ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain.31 Oct 14 ON-FARM storage has proven to be a valuable tool in allowing farmers a chance to maximise the value of their grain.
IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise with spraying equipment. IF ONE boomspray manufacturer from the Netherlands gets its way, we’ll be hearing a lot more about their expertise...

PETER Baker, who farms with his father Barry and brothers Richard and Paul, recently acquired two new Case IH Axial-Flow 9230 combine harvesters for the summer season.25 Oct 14 PETER Baker, who farms with his father Barry and brothers Richard and Paul, recently acquired two new Case IH...
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...

HORTICULTURE

A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural pests are actually one.30 Oct 14 A GLOBAL research effort has finally resolved a biosecurity issue: four of the world’s destructive agricultural...
FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.28 Oct 14 FROZEN food producer Nanna's has released a frozen avocado product.
IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been cancelled.30 Oct 14 IN WHAT continues to be an erratic selloff of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm empire, Thursday's auction has been...
PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real estate agents.
30 Oct 14 PROPERTIES priced near present market levels are selling despite some buyer caution, according to SA rural real...
IT has been many decades since paddle steamers stopped at the banks of the Murray River by the Wilkadene Woolshed near Renmark, where they would load up with chaff by way of a chute from the shed down the cliff to the river.
24 Oct 14 IT has been many decades since paddle steamers stopped at the banks of the Murray River by the Wilkadene Woolshed...
IT IS not a shed but the Burra Town Hall houses some remarkable treasures.
24 Oct 14 IT IS not a shed but the Burra Town Hall houses some remarkable treasures.