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VITAL live export markets were put on show for northern WA cattle producers this month.

Delegation learns SE Asian beef lessons  

VITAL live export markets were put on show for northern WA cattle producers this month.
DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land, the Department of Environmental Regulation (DER) has only issued seven warnings for clearing them in the past 10 years, most of them in Perth metropolitan area. 24 Apr 15 DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land,...
CONTRACTS for long-term agreement (LTA) port access between CBH and WA's grain exporters are in final stages of negotiation, with 2015-16 to be the first time this option will be available. 24 Apr 15 CONTRACTS for long-term agreement (LTA) port access between CBH and WA's grain exporters are in final stages of...
Anzac 2015
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Well OC if you see "climate alarmists" as a problem, it must be quite exacerbating for you that,
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There you go again Nico, jumping to assumptions where there are none. I never referred to the
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Yes Kanzi, I was quite wrong - now there is a triopoly - what is Canberra going to do about how
AUDIO: CATCH up with ag news in our weekly audio wrap: bush Anzacs; ag pushes PETA; wild weather; EMI boost; rural property revival. AUDIO: CATCH up with ag news in our weekly audio wrap: bush Anzacs; ag pushes PETA; wild weather; EMI boost; rural...
THE vast spread between northern and southern cattle prices developed as a result of December rainfall. THE vast spread between northern and southern cattle prices developed as a result of December rainfall.

TOP quality, performance-packed Holstein-Friesian genetics were in demand at last week's annual Holstein-Friesian bull and Supreme Genetics female sale at Boyanup, when buyers pushed prices to a top of $11,250 for a bull.21 Mar 15 TOP quality, performance-packed Holstein-Friesian genetics were in demand at last week's annual Holstein-Friesian...
LIFE on Wally and Julie Bettink's Northcliffe dairy farm is slowly returning to normal - now that most visitors don't have flashing lights on their vehicles.20 Mar 15 LIFE on Wally and Julie Bettink's Northcliffe dairy farm is slowly returning to normal - now that most visitors...
IT'S been a good news month for the wool industry, with the market sitting at its highest level in 14 months. IT'S been a good news month for the wool industry, with the market sitting at its highest level in 14 months.

FRIDAY night's big football stage might have belonged to West Coast Eagles power forward Josh Kennedy when he kicked 10 goals in a man of the match performance.19 Apr 15 FRIDAY night's big football stage might have belonged to West Coast Eagles power forward Josh Kennedy when he kicked...
2:00 AM WOOL sales in WA rebounded last week from the Easter auction recess by surging to the best fleece prices recorded for more than a year.
CONTRACTS for long-term agreement (LTA) port access between CBH and WA's grain exporters are in final stages of negotiation, with 2015-16 to be the first time this option will be available.24 Apr 15 CONTRACTS for long-term agreement (LTA) port access between CBH and WA's grain exporters are in final stages of...
CHEMICAL and fertiliser demand has peaked in WA as 'the perfect storm' of conditions have injected growers with confidence for the coming season.23 Apr 15 CHEMICAL and fertiliser demand has peaked in WA as "the perfect storm" of conditions have injected growers with...

MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of NSW.23 Apr 15 MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of...
THE Australian Sugar Industry Alliance has sent in two high profile Australian sugar industry representatives, Warren Males and Dominic Nolan, to critical trade talks in the United States this week.23 Apr 15 THE Australian Sugar Industry Alliance has sent in two high profile Australian sugar industry representatives,...
BEEF legend, Sir Graham McCamley, loves his Merlo Multifarmer telehandler and says it’s the most versatile machine he has owned during his long farming career. BEEF legend, Sir Graham McCamley, loves his Merlo Multifarmer telehandler and says it’s the most versatile machine...

IT had all of the markers of a good sale with the header, seeding rig and 4WD tractor all selling, but it was an International ACCO 2350E 6 x 4 tipper with a tandem axle tipping trailer that topped the P & J Michael sale, Toodyay, when Landmark auctioneer Terry Norrish knocked it down for $87,500.10 Apr 15 IT had all of the markers of a good sale with the header, seeding rig and 4WD tractor all selling, but it was an...
YORK-based AgImports has entered the wheeled loader market as WA distributors for the Chinese-made Lonking loaders.07 Mar 15 YORK-based AgImports has entered the wheeled loader market as WA distributors for the Chinese-made Lonking loaders.

HORTICULTURE

THE Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) has made a comprehensive submission to Queensland and Commonwealth Governments seeking several programs to assist North Queensland growers manage Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4).23 Apr 15 THE Australian Banana Growers’ Council (ABGC) has made a comprehensive submission to Queensland and Commonwealth...
ERADICATION of the fungal pathogen Panama disease Tropical Race 4 is 'not feasible', according to a national management group.21 Apr 15 ERADICATION of the fungal pathogen Panama disease Tropical Race 4 is "not feasible", according to a national...
AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are showing signs of revival.23 Apr 15  1 AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are...
NOTED Rolleston property Wildhorse sold under the hammer for $9 million today, demonstrating the confidence in CQ's rural property market.15 Apr 15 NOTED Rolleston property Wildhorse sold under the hammer for $9 million today, demonstrating the confidence in CQ's...
“Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred McKay.
Another expression of the progressive nature of the Cloncurry community was displayed with the opening of the refurbished John Flynn Place last week.17 Apr 15 “Funny thing about Flynn, he looked like a bloke from the city but always had the smell of the bush about him” Fred...
'Quintessentially Australian' artist Katrina Goldsworthy has been knocked down by the trials of life, but out of those challenges a new passion and career path was forged.04 Apr 15 "Quintessentially Australian" artist Katrina Goldsworthy has been knocked down by the trials of life, but out of...