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FRUIT growers have been granted a one-year extension for the use of the chemical fenthion.

Fenthion extension gives harvest relief  

FRUIT growers have been granted a one-year extension for the use of the chemical fenthion.
BROOKFIELD Rail chief executive Paul Larsen says the WA government's inquiry into local grain rail operations delivers an 'emphatic no' on the key question of whether lease arrangements hamper State development. 22 Oct 14 BROOKFIELD Rail chief executive Paul Larsen says the WA government's inquiry into local grain rail operations...
THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) says management of the State's grain rail freight network is an 'absolute shambles', largely due to a lease agreement that's been enshrined in secrecy. 2:00 AM THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) says management of the State's grain rail freight network is an...
BROOKFIELD Rail is unlikely to pursue legal action against the WA government for publishing the lease and other critical contract documents underpinning management of the State's grain rail network. 22 Oct 14 3 BROOKFIELD Rail is unlikely to pursue legal action against the WA government for publishing the lease and other...
THEY may live in some remote areas, but the ladies attending the annual Women In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) seminar last week were far from isolated, with more than 100 women from across rural WA crowding into the Varley Hall.
Groups travelled from as far afield as Darkan and Ongerup to participate in a day of networking, information sessions and brainstorming. 22 Oct 14 THEY may live in some remote areas, but the ladies attending the annual Women In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) seminar...

NFF CONGRESS 2014

A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with...

THE NFF is considering moving towards a new “unified model” removing duplicative state structures and streamlining resources to operate under a single brand.
United we stand, says NFF THE NFF is considering moving towards a new “unified model”...
THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian produce mustn’t be submerged under the hype around China, says Simon Talbot.
'Golden era' for ag - if we play fair THE potential of Indonesia as an export market for Australian...
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IBeef I don't believe you hire contractors unless it is for a one off, but agree you hire
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When considering Barnaby and Fitzgibbon there would be no doubt at all about who cares the most
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Byron, looking at the Clear Grain site, it states that anecdotally, each tonne of grain is
VIDEO: 'CRUELTY of this nature, wherever it takes place, is inexcusable,' ALEC boss Alison Penfold said after last night's ABC story. VIDEO: "CRUELTY of this nature, wherever it takes place, is inexcusable," ALEC boss Alison Penfold said after last...

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...
A NEW top-price record for a composite was set at last week's Cashmore Oaklea sale in Hamilton, where an elite performance maternal ram was eventually knocked down at $10,200 after an exciting bidding war.
A NEW top-price record for a composite was set at last week's Cashmore Oaklea sale in Hamilton, where an elite...

AFTER 68 years of stud breeding, the Arawa Merino and Poll Merino stud genetics were in high demand at its recent dispersal.12 Oct 14 AFTER 68 years of stud breeding, the Arawa Merino and Poll Merino stud genetics were in high demand at its recent...
AFTER years of sourcing oaten hay only when available from the State's south, ready access to new local Rhodes grass hay has been a boon for the Richardson family's Mt Florance station near Tom Price and the management of their beef herd.13 Oct 14 AFTER years of sourcing oaten hay only when available from the State's south, ready access to new local Rhodes grass...
BROOKFIELD Rail is unlikely to pursue legal action against the WA government for publishing the lease and other critical contract documents underpinning management of the State's grain rail network.22 Oct 14  3 BROOKFIELD Rail is unlikely to pursue legal action against the WA government for publishing the lease and other...
BROOKFIELD Rail chief executive Paul Larsen says the WA government's inquiry into local grain rail operations delivers an 'emphatic no' on the key question of whether lease arrangements hamper State development.22 Oct 14 BROOKFIELD Rail chief executive Paul Larsen says the WA government's inquiry into local grain rail operations...

THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern.11:17 AM THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented...
WITH crops already making five tonnes per hectare in the State’s north, competition is predicted to be strong for the 2014 Suncorp Bank/Agricultural Societies Council’s NSW Dryland Field Wheat competition.1:00 AM WITH crops already making five tonnes per hectare in the State’s north, competition is predicted to be strong for...

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

QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the Gold Coast for its 2015 national gathering.20 Oct 14 QUEENSLAND will host a trifecta of national vegetable conferences with Ausveg confirming it will head back to the...
A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.16 Oct 14 A WELL known Tasmanian has been acknowledged with a prestigious onion industry award.
THURSDAY will see the first of three property auctions to finalise the sale of former billionaire Nathan Tinkler's racing empire Patinack Farm.20 Oct 14 THURSDAY will see the first of three property auctions to finalise the sale of former billionaire Nathan Tinkler's...
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.20 Oct 14  21 A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top...
KEITH farmers Bill and Sally Hood have fond memories of their trip across Australia last year - and a 'cracking' good idea.
20 Oct 14 KEITH farmers Bill and Sally Hood have fond memories of their trip across Australia last year - and a 'cracking'...
16 Oct 14 FARM life with its country setting is often idealised but with more than 60 per cent of Queensland in drought, concern is growing for the mental health of farmers.