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WA's agricultural sector is moving to take better advantage of export opportunities to Asia and the world, as ground is broken through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China's largest food processing manufacturer and trader.

MoU breaks ground in understanding Asia  

WA's agricultural sector is moving to take better advantage of export opportunities to Asia and the world, as ground is broken through a
BLONDE d'Aquitaine-infused cattle impressed at the annual Bridgetown Agricultural Show's trade cattle judging last weekend. 1:00 AM BLONDE d'Aquitaine-infused cattle impressed at the annual Bridgetown Agricultural Show's trade cattle judging last...
FROM his vantage point at university, 24-year-old Toodyay student Fraser Stewart can see a swing in young employment from mining back to agriculture. 2:00 AM FROM his vantage point at university, 24-year-old Toodyay student Fraser Stewart can see a swing in young employment...
THE Coalition has moved to label pre-election Labor spending from the Regional Development Australia fund as an abuse of taxpayers'
money. 1:00 AM THE Coalition has moved to label pre-election Labor spending from the Regional Development Australia fund as an...
1:00 AM THE topic of Charolais silver calves was a hot one at last week's WA Charolais Society field day.
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Who decides what is illtreatment of animals? Most people eat meat,except for a few anaemic
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Since Aust is unlikely to accept Nuclear power generation EGS is the only option to avoid coal
THE case for abolishing annual general meetings was strengthened by the quality of the questions coming from the floor of the Woolworth's shareholder gathering yesterday. THE case for abolishing annual general meetings was strengthened by the quality of the questions coming from the...
INCREASED development of northern Australia for livestock production came into sharp focus with yesterday's ANZ report on irrigation in the Top End. INCREASED development of northern Australia for livestock production came into sharp focus with yesterday's ANZ...

AUSTRALIA'S richest woman Gina Rinehart's move into the dairy industry will not sound the death knell of family-owned farms.21 Nov 14  5 AUSTRALIA'S richest woman Gina Rinehart's move into the dairy industry will not sound the death knell of...
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 WAFARMERS' milk hit Coles supermarket shelves throughout the State this week, following the launch of the new brand...
A FAVOURABLE exchange rate brought good news for the local wool market, lifting the AWEX EMI by nine cents. A FAVOURABLE exchange rate brought good news for the local wool market, lifting the AWEX EMI by nine cents.

WA sheep producer Jeff Murray is excited about his new role growing opportunities for the sheep meat industry.19 Nov 14 WA sheep producer Jeff Murray is excited about his new role growing opportunities for the sheep meat industry.
MEXICO could be Australia's next sheep market.21 Nov 14 MEXICO could be Australia's next sheep market.
WA's CBH Group has received national recognition as the premier co-operative in Australia.28 Nov 14  5 WA's CBH Group has received national recognition as the premier co-operative in Australia.
JOHN Snooke and Duncan Young may share similar demographics in terms of their age, farming locations and what they produce.28 Nov 14 JOHN Snooke and Duncan Young may share similar demographics in terms of their age, farming locations and what they...

IF the pun weren't so corny, you'd call the work groundbreaking. Suffice to say, a gargantuan effort headed by the CSIRO to map the state of Australia's soil is unique.27 Nov 14  6 IF the pun weren't so corny, you'd call the work groundbreaking. Suffice to say, a gargantuan effort headed by the...
THE last cane of the Burdekin’s 2014 crushing season was crushed on Wednesday, November 25 while the last Herbert region’s crush was completed on Saturday morning, November 23.27 Nov 14 THE last cane of the Burdekin’s 2014 crushing season was crushed on Wednesday, November 25 while the last Herbert...
VIDEO: MASSEY Ferguson is taking a tractor to the South Pole, emulating Sir Edmund Hillary's 1958 expedition. VIDEO: MASSEY Ferguson is taking a tractor to the South Pole, emulating Sir Edmund Hillary's 1958 expedition.

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

QUEENSLAND could become a bigger player in the stonefruit market with the release of seven new low chill varieties.28 Nov 14 QUEENSLAND could become a bigger player in the stonefruit market with the release of seven new low chill varieties.
THE horticulture sector is set to decide its own future with a new industry services and export control body, HIAL, taking effect.26 Nov 14 THE horticulture sector is set to decide its own future with a new industry services and export control body, HIAL,...
CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.24 Nov 14  2 CHINA'S laws on foreign investment are similar to ours, but farmland remains a notable exception.
AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates investment.24 Nov 14  5 AUSTRALIA'S FTA with China is expected to boost property prices for some farms by about 15 per cent as it stimulates...
NOBODY is more excited for the launch of AC/DC's new album, Rock or Bust, than the town of The Rock itself.21 Nov 14 NOBODY is more excited for the launch of AC/DC's new album, Rock or Bust, than the town of The Rock itself.
AN online social media network for Australian farmers - Farmz.com.au - is building new connections for agriculture, including Westpac Agribusiness.21 Nov 14 AN online social media network for Australian farmers - Farmz.com.au - is building new connections for agriculture,...