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CONFUSING laws surrounding the movement of tractor tractors on public roads is creating headaches for farmers and industry groups.

Confusion over tracked tractor movement  

CONFUSING laws surrounding the movement of tractor tractors on public roads is creating headaches for farmers and industry groups.
HYDEN farmer Trevor Hinck is upgrading his feedlot to hold an extra 1000 head of cattle. 27 May 17 HYDEN farmer Trevor Hinck is upgrading his feedlot to hold an extra 1000 head of cattle.
ELECTRONIC bale tags recording which farm wool comes from and who classed it, as well as a description and specification, cannot come soon enough for Elders Western Australian wool manager Danny Burkett. 27 May 17 ELECTRONIC bale tags recording which farm wool comes from and who classed it, as well as a description and...
ONE venue, two days and close to 2000 cattle.
That’s the equation for  Landmark’s fourth annual two-day June special store cattle sales at the Boyanup saleyards next month. 27 May 17 ONE venue, two days and close to 2000 cattle. That’s the equation for Landmark’s fourth annual two-day June...
BEVERLEY grower Adam Smith has passed the halfway point of his seeding program and with all things going to plan, will be finished next week. 27 May 17 BEVERLEY grower Adam Smith has passed the halfway point of his seeding program and with all things going to plan,...
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$2.5 million over four years will only be soaked up by wages, redtape and protocols.
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And as per report of 2016, India stood at no. top in beef export with export value of 3680
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The customer is always right? And the customer (particularly for WA) doesnt want GM product, If

NO poll of dairy farmers is needed this year to determine how much Dairy Produce Levy they should pay, an inaugural industry advisory committee has decided.
01 Feb 17 NO poll of dairy farmers is needed this year to determine how much Dairy Produce Levy they should pay, an inaugural...
ACCORDING to Dardanup dairy farmer Michael Twomey there is 'no perfect system' for dealing with the effluent generated by 500 cows being milked twice a day.
31 Jan 17 ACCORDING to Dardanup dairy farmer Michael Twomey there is "no perfect system" for dealing with the effluent...

WESTERN Australia’s wool clip has been selected to trial the commercial viability of using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) to track wool bales.23 May 17 WESTERN Australia’s wool clip has been selected to trial the commercial viability of using Radio Frequency...
ELECTRONIC bale tags recording which farm wool comes from and who classed it, as well as a description and specification, cannot come soon enough for Elders Western Australian wool manager Danny Burkett.27 May 17 ELECTRONIC bale tags recording which farm wool comes from and who classed it, as well as a description and...
MONTEREY stud’s ninth annual winter bull sale at Brunswick last week continued the strong form of this season’s South West summer bull sales.28 May 17 MONTEREY stud’s ninth annual winter bull sale at Brunswick last week continued the strong form of this season’s...
MUNGLINUP farmer Peter Kirchner was looking to have his 2017 seeding program wrapped up this week.28 May 17 MUNGLINUP farmer Peter Kirchner was looking to have his 2017 seeding program wrapped up this week.

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

BINNU farmer Don Nairn has no qualms about switching to using liquid nitrogen and lime.26 May 17 BINNU farmer Don Nairn has no qualms about switching to using liquid nitrogen and lime.
WESTERN Australian grain growers have an opportunity this seeding season to get a first-hand look at the latest seeding technology that is saving thousands of dollars in input costs by eliminating overlap.25 May 17 WESTERN Australian grain growers have an opportunity this seeding season to get a first-hand look at the latest...

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.