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HE may only be 18-years-old but Ethan Harder has proven himself a threat to world sheep-shearing records, after mowing through 602 Merino lambs in eight hours two weeks ago

Teen shearer a cut above rest  

HE may only be 18-years-old but Ethan Harder has proven himself a threat to world sheep-shearing records, after mowing through 602
DESPITE expectations of better earnings in the livestock export market this year, the numbers are sliding and shippers are still feeling the pain of high domestic cattle prices. 22 Jul 17 DESPITE expectations of better earnings in the livestock export market this year, the numbers are sliding and...
DATA and sample collection from working dairy farms has started for a WA research project aiming to improve early identification of highly contagious mastitis in dairy herds. 22 Jul 17 DATA and sample collection from working dairy farms has started for a WA research project aiming to improve early...
THE New Holland roadshow hit WA last week.
Led by the company’s national product manager Tony Peters, the focus was on the new BigBaler 1290 Plus, released earlier this year. 22 Jul 17 THE New Holland roadshow hit WA last week. Led by the company’s national product manager Tony Peters, the focus was...
ABOUT the only thing Darren Lee’s new seed rate controller can’t do is dial-up some much-needed rain on the family’s Dowerin property. 22 Jul 17 ABOUT the only thing Darren Lee’s new seed rate controller can’t do is dial-up some much-needed rain on the family’s...
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Rusty...A shearing shed on a small place, might be used a week to five each year. 50 years down
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No varieties of barley left in WA suitable for Craft Beer production and little research. Craft
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We farm at Beacon we had no rain last time .Since the 1st of Jan.we have recorded 45 mm ,6mm

DATA and sample collection from working dairy farms has started for a WA research project aiming to improve early identification of highly contagious mastitis in dairy herds.22 Jul 17 DATA and sample collection from working dairy farms has started for a WA research project aiming to improve early...
A PERTH institution for decades, Brownes Dairy school tours have been reinstated after a hiatus of several years and are more popular than ever.14 Jul 17 A PERTH institution for decades, Brownes Dairy school tours have been reinstated after a hiatus of several years and...

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN Merino studs made it back to back wins in the National pair competition when a strong wool Merino pair from the Crosby family’s St Quentin stud, Nyabing, were announced this year’s winners at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo, Victoria, on Friday night.15 Jul 17 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN Merino studs made it back to back wins in the National pair competition when a strong wool Merino...
THE State Government will be watching the unfolding season closely according to Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.17 Jul 17 THE State Government will be watching the unfolding season closely according to Agriculture and Food Minister...
THE National Variety Trials (NVT) program will soon be fully managed by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) as part of its organisational restructure.21 Jul 17 THE National Variety Trials (NVT) program will soon be fully managed by the Grains Research and Development...
THE AUSTRALIAN Oilseeds Federation (AOF) has come out with a canola production forecast about 200,000 tonnes, or 6 per cent, lower than recent Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) estimate.21 Jul 17 THE AUSTRALIAN Oilseeds Federation (AOF) has come out with a canola production forecast about 200,000 tonnes, or 6...

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

ABOUT the only thing Darren Lee’s new seed rate controller can’t do is dial-up some much-needed rain on the family’s Dowerin property.22 Jul 17 ABOUT the only thing Darren Lee’s new seed rate controller can’t do is dial-up some much-needed rain on the family’s...
THE New Holland roadshow hit WA last week.
Led by the company’s national product manager Tony Peters, the focus was on the new BigBaler 1290 Plus, released earlier this year.22 Jul 17 THE New Holland roadshow hit WA last week. Led by the company’s national product manager Tony Peters, the focus was...

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.