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WESTERN Australian farmers are often reminded of the benefits of business diversification, particularly during dry seasons such as 2017.

These eggs are not in the one basket  

WESTERN Australian farmers are often reminded of the benefits of business diversification, particularly during dry seasons such as 2017.
MORE than 40 representatives from across government, industry and rural communities gathered in Perth last Friday to discuss the dry season across parts of the Wheatbelt. 15 Aug 17 MORE than 40 representatives from across government, industry and rural communities gathered in Perth last Friday to...
TWO young guns from the Wheatbelt have been handpicked by one of WA’s most experienced leaders in the export industry to join the team at Harmony Agriculture and Food Company (HAAFCO), as it sets out to make it mark on the livestock industry. 14 Aug 17 TWO young guns from the Wheatbelt have been handpicked by one of WA’s most experienced leaders in the export...
PERTH-based Stratus Imaging has been confirmed as a feature exhibitor at the Southern Dirt Techspo in Katanning on September 12-14. 14 Aug 17 PERTH-based Stratus Imaging has been confirmed as a feature exhibitor at the Southern Dirt Techspo in Katanning on...
BUSINESS could soon be done differently through the CBH Group as the bulk handler begins a new trial, exploring the potential for blockchain technology within the agriculture industry. 14 Aug 17 BUSINESS could soon be done differently through the CBH Group as the bulk handler begins a new trial, exploring the...
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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

COWARAMUP is WA’s 2017 LEGENDAIRY capital.27 Jul 17 COWARAMUP is WA’s 2017 LEGENDAIRY capital.
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 MARKET for Western Australian wool is assured well into the future if Chinese investment in its processing and garment manufacture is anything to go by.08 Aug 17 A MARKET for Western Australian wool is assured well into the future if Chinese investment in its processing and...
FOR 40 years Ian Walsh has been working on turning unproductive farm land into profitable grazing and cropping country.4:00 AM FOR 40 years Ian Walsh has been working on turning unproductive farm land into profitable grazing and cropping country.
A NEW $5 million Crop Research Hub is set to be established in Western Australia in a bid to bolster crop productivity and reduce the affect of disease nationwide.15 Aug 17 A NEW $5 million Crop Research Hub is set to be established in Western Australia in a bid to bolster crop...
COULD it be a case of ‘Back to the Future’?
That is the almost inescapable conclusion you draw after visiting The University of WA’s (UWA) ‘Ridgefield’ farm at Pingelly.14 Aug 17 COULD it be a case of ‘Back to the Future’? That is the almost inescapable conclusion you draw after visiting The...

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

AN Australian-made fertiliser spreader controller has been recognised internationally, with a global engineering company opting to install the system on its popular range of spreaders.06 Aug 17 AN Australian-made fertiliser spreader controller has been recognised internationally, with a global engineering...
HARDI Australia made a statement last year with its revolutionary RUBICON 9000 self-propelled boomsprayer.06 Aug 17 HARDI Australia made a statement last year with its revolutionary RUBICON 9000 self-propelled boomsprayer.

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.