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A LITTLE communication can go a long way for many WA farming families, as the succession planning discussions continue to be avoided.

Advice to tackle tough succession talk  

A LITTLE communication can go a long way for many WA farming families, as the succession planning discussions continue to be avoided.
MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced it will be closing the doors of its Perth office. 2:00 AM MEAT and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced it will be closing the doors of its Perth office.
DISTANCE was no obstacle for a group of Darkan women who gained a grant to attend the Women in Farming Enterprises (WIFE) annual seminar in Varley last week.
The busload of women who wanted more out of their regular coffee meet-ups used an Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) grant to fund their trip and learn what WIFE was about. 25 Oct 14 DISTANCE was no obstacle for a group of Darkan women who gained a grant to attend the Women in Farming Enterprises...
THE Royal Flying Doctor Service is due to replace eight aircraft in Queensland over the next five years, at a cost of $8 million each. 1:00 AM THE Royal Flying Doctor Service is due to replace eight aircraft in Queensland over the next five years, at a cost...
TIMES are tough for livestock producers in Australia but this, of course, is nothing new and successive years have thrown out challenges to producers.
1:00 AM TIMES are tough for livestock producers in Australia but this, of course, is nothing new and successive years have...

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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I don't know that that's all so. People generally do best if far from home...thus Aussie
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My grand-daughter, very confident and presentable, now 22 began work in Nth Shore Sydney as
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whilst much input is noted here I think Mouse was close to the point. . Of the several methods
THE MLA has a long road ahead before winning the support of the people on the land, if the sentiments expressed at Charters Towers on Thursday are indicative. THE MLA has a long road ahead before winning the support of the people on the land, if the sentiments expressed at...

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...
FORTY of the world’s most luxurious suits to be fashioned this year will come from the wool grown on the backs of a 10,500-head Merino flock in Victoria. FORTY of the world’s most luxurious suits to be fashioned this year will come from the wool grown on the backs of a...

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...
NEW AuctionsPlus CEO Anna Speer wants to increase the number of online livestock and wool sales in WA.2:00 AM NEW AuctionsPlus CEO Anna Speer wants to increase the number of online livestock and wool sales in WA.
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...

AS GRAZIERS reliant on run-off for stock water get nervous after the dry spring across western Victoria, borers Howard (left) and Paul Milne report they have been inundated with inquiry.1:00 AM AS GRAZIERS reliant on run-off for stock water get nervous after the dry spring across western Victoria, borers...
THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented no cause for wider immediate concern.23 Oct 14 THE Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) today said pockets of locust activity in NSW and Queensland presented...

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 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.
THE first auction of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm properties could be declared a 'non-starter' after all were passed in at auction on Thursday.24 Oct 14 THE first auction of Nathan Tinkler's Patinack Farm properties could be declared a "non-starter" after all were...
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...
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.