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LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that usurped Australia's once giant AWB wheat export single desk monopoly, by relentlessly prosecuting an impenetrable argument that applied fierce dedication to objective evidence and free enterprise principles.
Leon was born to Frank and Doreen Bradley on October 11, 1949

A life-long love affair with farming  

LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that usurped Australia's once
TORQUE spent an interesting time at the Merredin Military Museum last week (See story pages 32-38). 
2:00 AM TORQUE spent an interesting time at the Merredin Military Museum last week (See story pages 32-38).
A FURTHER three farming families have left or are leaving WA's dairy industry after processors said they did not want their milk.
One is a Brownes Dairy supplier and two are Harvey Fresh suppliers.
20 Jan 17 A FURTHER three farming families have left or are leaving WA's dairy industry after processors said they did not...
BARNABY Joyce says a government investment of more than $1 million will help accelerate the detection of potential biosecurity risks like foot-and mouth disease (FMD) that could devastate agricultural industries.
2:00 AM BARNABY Joyce says a government investment of more than $1 million will help accelerate the detection of potential...
DAVID Fienberg's passion for lupins continues as his company, The Lupin Company (TLC), is set to launch its new lupin flake product nationally next month.
20 Jan 17 DAVID Fienberg's passion for lupins continues as his company, The Lupin Company (TLC), is set to launch its new...
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People need to get their facts straight before they make a story like this. This fire was
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I have worked as a shearer for 50 + Years many sheds just the same as when I first
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If any complains about this then, they simply aren't Australian and as Bob Hawke famously said

A FURTHER three farming families have left or are leaving WA's dairy industry after processors said they did not want their milk.
One is a Brownes Dairy supplier and two are Harvey Fresh suppliers.
20 Jan 17 A FURTHER three farming families have left or are leaving WA's dairy industry after processors said they did not...
IMPROVED dairy herd genetics options for Australian farmers will stem from a joint venture between two United States genetics and breeding companies, it has been claimed.
11 Jan 17 IMPROVED dairy herd genetics options for Australian farmers will stem from a joint venture between two United States...

ON the back of a good feed year and plenty of weight in the weaners early this season, many have already been sold and as a result Landmark will host its final stand-alone Boyanup weaner sale for the season next week.15 Jan 17 ON the back of a good feed year and plenty of weight in the weaners early this season, many have already been sold...
FINER micron wools led a new-year surge at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week as prices followed those of Eastern States into near record territory.
20 Jan 17 FINER micron wools led a new-year surge at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week as prices followed those of...
MICHAEL Bestry is hoping strong rainfall received across the State in 2016 will continue next season.
16 Jan 17 MICHAEL Bestry is hoping strong rainfall received across the State in 2016 will continue next season.
GRAIN traders and advisers are predicting little movement in the price across all grains in the first quarter of 2017.13 Jan 17 GRAIN traders and advisers are predicting little movement in the price across all grains in the first quarter of 2017.

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

YAMAHA's small engine division is expanding its reach in the generator, lawn and garden markets business with the acquisition of Subaru Industrial Power Products.
2:00 AM YAMAHA's small engine division is expanding its reach in the generator, lawn and garden markets business with the...
TORQUE spent an interesting time at the Merredin Military Museum last week (See story pages 32-38). 
2:00 AM TORQUE spent an interesting time at the Merredin Military Museum last week (See story pages 32-38).

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.