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A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being finalised, a Mid West forum on mining and agriculture coexisting was told last Thursday.

Template coming for oil, gas ag access  

A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being finalised, a Mid West
RESIDENTS from a second Mid West shire have declared their desire to be 'gas-field free' in the face of renewed oil and gas exploration in the region. 18 Apr 15 RESIDENTS from a second Mid West shire have declared their desire to be "gas-field free" in the face of renewed oil...
THE ram selling season has started early for the Garnett family's Curlew Creek Poll Dorset stud, Gnowanerup, following the sale of an impressive ram to a Victorian-based stud. 18 Apr 15 THE ram selling season has started early for the Garnett family's Curlew Creek Poll Dorset stud, Gnowanerup,...
PETER Garrett has endorsed naming a new WA federal seat in honour of pioneering Senator Jo Vallentine. 18 Apr 15 PETER Garrett has endorsed naming a new WA federal seat in honour of pioneering Senator Jo Vallentine.
WA beef industry representatives will visit Indonesia and Vietnam this week as part of a delegation led by the Department of Agriculture and Food. 18 Apr 15 WA beef industry representatives will visit Indonesia and Vietnam this week as part of a delegation led by the...
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Fire ants, like climate alarmists, a real problem. I know what they can do with all that evil
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Are you trying to tell us Basil that you think global cooling would be preferable? Please
AUSTRALIAN farmers and consumers, working closely together, would have tremendous power over the supermarket duopoly and animal activists, the head of the National Farmers Federation (NFF) says.
AUSTRALIAN farmers and consumers, working closely together, would have tremendous power over the supermarket duopoly...
AT the close of Wednesday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 438.50c, back three cents a kilogram carcase weight on the previous day. AT the close of Wednesday’s markets, the EYCI finished at 438.50c, back three cents a kilogram carcase weight on the...

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...
AUSTRALIAN wool production is tipped to take a small tumble to 332 million kilograms in 2015-16. AUSTRALIAN wool production is tipped to take a small tumble to 332 million kilograms in 2015-16.

THE strongly contested wool competition did not disappoint with 35 high quality fleeces entered at the Make Smoking History Williams Gateway Expo 2015, ensuring judge Stewart Raine, Spearwood Wool, had his work cut out for him.17 Apr 15 THE strongly contested wool competition did not disappoint with 35 high quality fleeces entered at the Make Smoking...
THE ram selling season has started early for the Garnett family's Curlew Creek Poll Dorset stud, Gnowanerup, following the sale of an impressive ram to a Victorian-based stud.18 Apr 15 THE ram selling season has started early for the Garnett family's Curlew Creek Poll Dorset stud, Gnowanerup,...
ONE of the earliest seasonal breaks on record has triggered a flurry of spraying and seeding action throughout the Wheatbelt.16 Apr 15 ONE of the earliest seasonal breaks on record has triggered a flurry of spraying and seeding action throughout the...
HOPES are high the federal Government will move to encourage an uptake of multi-peril crop insurance (MCPI).09 Apr 15 HOPES are high the federal Government will move to encourage an uptake of multi-peril crop insurance (MCPI).

THE SEASONAL contrast in Victoria could not be more pronounced.
16 Apr 15 THE SEASONAL contrast in Victoria could not be more pronounced.
FIRE ants are marching towards southeast Queensland's $230m Lockyer Valley food bowl for the very first time.16 Apr 15  2 FIRE ants are marching towards southeast Queensland's $230m Lockyer Valley food bowl for the very first time.
THE Kuhn Group’s standing as the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural implements was highlighted at the first Kuhn Expo. THE Kuhn Group’s standing as the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural implements was highlighted at the...

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

BANANA growers are being asked to pay a voluntary levy to help reimburse those North Queensland growers whose farms have been quarantined after being infected by the banana plant fungus Panama Tropical Race 4 (TR4).18 Apr 15 BANANA growers are being asked to pay a voluntary levy to help reimburse those North Queensland growers whose farms...
UPDATED 2.00PM: INTERNATIONAL banana disease experts will meet with a new taskforce to assist with the response to Panama disease.16 Apr 15 UPDATED 2.00PM: INTERNATIONAL banana disease experts will meet with a new taskforce to assist with the response to...
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...
KAMERUKA, in the NSW Bega Valley, is back on the market after negotiations to sell for the first time in 160 years fell through.14 Apr 15 KAMERUKA, in the NSW Bega Valley, is back on the market after negotiations to sell for the first time in 160 years...
“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...