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IF you were in Brunswick last week you might have seen the fantastic sight of more than 90 children of all ages and from all sorts of backgrounds milling around the showgrounds, learning all there is to know about cattle handling.

Youngsters learn ropes at cattle camp  

IF you were in Brunswick last week you might have seen the fantastic sight of more than 90 children of all ages and from all sorts of
KEY relationships with producers and cattle stockpiling properties have allowed the state-of-the-art abattoir near Darwin, owned by big beef business Australian Agricultural Company, to operate with minimal disruption through the wet season. 29 Apr 17 KEY relationships with producers and cattle stockpiling properties have allowed the state-of-the-art abattoir near...
FROM a prominent sheep station to a thriving cattle station, Minderoo station continues to drive diversity. 28 Apr 17 FROM a prominent sheep station to a thriving cattle station, Minderoo station continues to drive diversity.
FOR Kim ‘Cob’ de Pledge, the Pilbara is in his blood. 28 Apr 17 FOR Kim ‘Cob’ de Pledge, the Pilbara is in his blood.
FORMER wool broker of the year Greg Tilbrook has become one of the country’s most reputable brokers, climbing from a humble regional wool technician to the State wool manager for Primaries of WA. 28 Apr 17 FORMER wool broker of the year Greg Tilbrook has become one of the country’s most reputable brokers, climbing from a...
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The Minister of Ag can use WA's Gene Technology Act 2006 to manage GM & GM-free crops for market
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Time will judge if they can implement what growers are asking for. Not what a director
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Absolutely agreed. Chinese demand for high-quality protein is increasing, as is demand from

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...

INSPIRATION rather than retaliation was the motive for a one-woman photographic tour of 16 working WA wool sheds to document the story of what happens with wool.26 Apr 17 INSPIRATION rather than retaliation was the motive for a one-woman photographic tour of 16 working WA wool sheds to...
FORMER wool broker of the year Greg Tilbrook has become one of the country’s most reputable brokers, climbing from a humble regional wool technician to the State wool manager for Primaries of WA.28 Apr 17 FORMER wool broker of the year Greg Tilbrook has become one of the country’s most reputable brokers, climbing from a...
WA grain growers are advised to plan their 2017 cropping program carefully, with below average rainfall forecast during the growing season.28 Apr 17 WA grain growers are advised to plan their 2017 cropping program carefully, with below average rainfall forecast...
THE Hyola hybrid canola range leads the industry for blackleg resistance when it comes to attaining the highest rating of ‘R’ (resistant), the latest GRDC Blackleg Management Guide reveals.27 Apr 17 THE Hyola hybrid canola range leads the industry for blackleg resistance when it comes to attaining the highest...

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

SOUTH Australian company Seed Terminator Pty Ltd is setting up a Western Australian dealer network this week to sell and support its new seed destruction machine.29 Apr 17 SOUTH Australian company Seed Terminator Pty Ltd is setting up a Western Australian dealer network this week to sell...
PH Kerr Esperance salesman Michael Ridgway has a great deal if you're in the market for a seeding rig.26 Apr 17 PH Kerr Esperance salesman Michael Ridgway has a great deal if you're in the market for a seeding rig.

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.