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THE prospect of the live sheep trade to Iran finally getting off the ground was given a boost this week with Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston meeting with the Iran ambassador to Australia on Tuesday morning.

Iran sends strong sheep signals  

THE prospect of the live sheep trade to Iran finally getting off the ground was given a boost this week with Agriculture and Food
HAY storage sheds are going up at the new Gilmac Wagin processing site with work on track for hay to be received locally this season. 1:00 AM HAY storage sheds are going up at the new Gilmac Wagin processing site with work on track for hay to be received...
WA is one step closer to doubling the State's sheep meat sector by 2025, thanks to the latest joint commitment initiated by the State Government and industry. 1:00 AM WA is one step closer to doubling the State's sheep meat sector by 2025, thanks to the latest joint commitment...
DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis. 1:00 AM DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food...
AGIC 2015
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The TPA law requires disclosure of any agreement 60 days before it’s signed and long before
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Amazing Nico has tried to debate me without quoting a reference to some site somewhere. Nico,
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Angry, have you read the report by Dr Rawlins? It's very interesting, though it kicks no one in
TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has been cautioned against delivering poor outcomes for Australian agriculture and farmers during TPP negotiations. TRADE Minister Andrew Robb has been cautioned against delivering poor outcomes for Australian agriculture and...
GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly. GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have...

SHY 'gorillas' were back in hiding, deep in wool buyers' dark pockets, at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) final sales of the 2014-15 financial year last week.02 Jul 15 SHY "gorillas" were back in hiding, deep in wool buyers' dark pockets, at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) final sales...
WHEATBELT communities in particular are celebrating news of 130 new or upgraded mobile phone base stations to eliminate some of the State's communications black spots.30 Jun 15 WHEATBELT communities in particular are celebrating news of 130 new or upgraded mobile phone base stations to...
DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis. DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food...

DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis.1:00 AM DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food...
WA is one step closer to doubling the State's sheep meat sector by 2025, thanks to the latest joint commitment initiated by the State Government and industry.1:00 AM WA is one step closer to doubling the State's sheep meat sector by 2025, thanks to the latest joint commitment...
THE WAFarmers Grains Council used a meeting with Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston last week to highlight the urgency of repealing the WA Crop Free Areas Act before the next election.29 Jul 15 THE WAFarmers Grains Council used a meeting with Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston last week to highlight the...
AS grain breeding company InterGrain closely watches the first season results for its new Noodle wheat varieties, breeders are preparing to make improvements for the future.24 Jul 15 AS grain breeding company InterGrain closely watches the first season results for its new Noodle wheat varieties,...

GRAIN marketing, storage and logistics group Emerald Grain is rebranding its local grain accumulation businesses.29 Jul 15 GRAIN marketing, storage and logistics group Emerald Grain is rebranding its local grain accumulation businesses.
THE newly minted US-Iran nuclear deal will deliver an 'avalanche of trade' for Western businesses, predicts the boss of Australian ag giant Sunrice.29 Jul 15 THE newly minted US-Iran nuclear deal will deliver an "avalanche of trade" for Western businesses, predicts the boss...
CASE IH has launched its new data system AFS Connect which allows for clear and efficient access to farm equipment information for users. CASE IH has launched its new data system AFS Connect which allows for clear and efficient access to farm equipment...

WANNAMAL farmer and earth-moving contractor Monty Driessen loves his Caterpillar D10 dozer.28 Jun 15 WANNAMAL farmer and earth-moving contractor Monty Driessen loves his Caterpillar D10 dozer.
IT almost goes without saying these days that broadacre crop establishment has improved in leaps and bounds on the back of more than 20 years of improved machinery technology.14 Jun 15 IT almost goes without saying these days that broadacre crop establishment has improved in leaps and bounds on the...

HORTICULTURE

A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with just 6pc of national production profitable.26 Jul 15 A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with...
THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state government signing an agreement with Horticulture Innovation Australia to build and manage the National Sterile Insect Technology facility at Port Augusta.23 Jul 15 THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state...
RIVAL bidders have emerged for an entire portfolio of agricultural land owned by BG Group's Queensland Gas Company.27 Jul 15  1 RIVAL bidders have emerged for an entire portfolio of agricultural land owned by BG Group's Queensland Gas Company.
DEMAND for Taroom property continues with the 2573-hectare Belle Eau selling at auction for $3.35 million yesterday.17 Jul 15 DEMAND for Taroom property continues with the 2573-hectare Belle Eau selling at auction for $3.35 million yesterday.
The 2015 Ekka media launch left attendees with plenty to talk about.15 Jul 15 The 2015 Ekka media launch left attendees with plenty to talk about.
Close to 200 people visited Grassdale Feedlot to find out the Paddock to Palate phase one results.25 Jun 15 Close to 200 people visited Grassdale Feedlot to find out the Paddock to Palate phase one results.