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PROMINENT Droughtmaster breeder Munda Reds recently sold two bulls for $30,000 to Dick Vincent, De Grey Park stud, Capel.

Local buying support boost for Munda Reds  

PROMINENT Droughtmaster breeder Munda Reds recently sold two bulls for $30,000 to Dick Vincent, De Grey Park stud, Capel.
THIS is one fire farmers won't put out. 22 May 16 THIS is one fire farmers won't put out.
MORE than 140 students from across Australia, including 19 from WA, enjoyed an introduction to the wool industry in Sydney last week, through the National Merino Challenge (NMC). 23 May 16 MORE than 140 students from across Australia, including 19 from WA, enjoyed an introduction to the wool industry in...
THE Liberty Charolais stud, Toodyay, will host its inaugural yearling bull sale next week and the quality of bulls and heifers on offer won't disappoint. 23 May 16 THE Liberty Charolais stud, Toodyay, will host its inaugural yearling bull sale next week and the quality of bulls...
Mushroom enthusiasts are reporting one of their best seasons in years. 21 May 16 Mushroom enthusiasts are reporting one of their best seasons in years.
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We can only hope that young producers like Geoff Birchnell don't get too disillusioned with the
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Of course Mr Birchnell would sing the praises of Cattle Council and MLA. Compulsory levies
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INNOVATIVE niche Northcliffe milk producer and processor, Bannister Downs Dairy, is about to install WA's first robotic rotary dairy.11 May 16 INNOVATIVE niche Northcliffe milk producer and processor, Bannister Downs Dairy, is about to install WA's first...
DAIRY farms where milkers have completed a training course have less of a problem with mastitis reinfection, a survey has shown.01 May 16 DAIRY farms where milkers have completed a training course have less of a problem with mastitis reinfection, a...
Australia's 21-micron wool clip has failed to crack the 1400 cents per kilogram price ceiling five times this year, but analysts suggests it is finally entered into a breakout rally. Australia's 21-micron wool clip has failed to crack the 1400 cents per kilogram price ceiling five times this year,...

GOOD wool with a specification buyers want will sell well, even in a sinking market.22 Apr 16 GOOD wool with a specification buyers want will sell well, even in a sinking market.
WOOL brokers are encouraged to enter the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia wool broker award for their chance to win a trip to Istanbul.23 Apr 16 WOOL brokers are encouraged to enter the National Council of Wool Selling Brokers of Australia wool broker award for...
WHEAT is being sown at the Browne's property east of Nyabing in one of the best starts Warrick Brown (left), pictured with worker Jack Bartlett, can remember.14 May 16 WHEAT is being sown at the Browne's property east of Nyabing in one of the best starts Warrick Brown (left),...
WHILE ongoing rains have set up much of the Wheatbelt, the northern Geraldton zone continues to be dry.12 May 16 WHILE ongoing rains have set up much of the Wheatbelt, the northern Geraldton zone continues to be dry.

Australian exporters are pushing to limit the impact of non-tariff measures on trade.24 May 16 Australian exporters are pushing to limit the impact of non-tariff measures on trade.
The Federal Government has won praise from grain grower groups regarding its responses to the senate inquiry into agricultural research, development and extension.23 May 16  2 The Federal Government has won praise from grain grower groups regarding its responses to the senate inquiry into...

GLEANER is making a pitch at the higher volume combine harvester market with the release of its Gleaner S9 series models.21 May 16 GLEANER is making a pitch at the higher volume combine harvester market with the release of its Gleaner S9 series...
DESPITE the relatively small size of last Friday's Primaries of WA-hosted clearing sale offering at Tambellup, about 177 punters registered to get in on the action.16 Apr 16 DESPITE the relatively small size of last Friday's Primaries of WA-hosted clearing sale offering at Tambellup, about...

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The PMA Fresh Connections event in Brisbane kicked off with healthy delegate numbers and made an impact on social media.24 May 16 The PMA Fresh Connections event in Brisbane kicked off with healthy delegate numbers and made an impact on social media.
Figures from the Fair Work Ombudsman show backpackers account for a significant percentage of complaints, largely over pay disputes.16 May 16 Figures from the Fair Work Ombudsman show backpackers account for a significant percentage of complaints, largely...
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.