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MICHAEL Bestry is hoping strong rainfall received across the State in 2016 will continue next season.

High hopes for 2017 season  

MICHAEL Bestry is hoping strong rainfall received across the State in 2016 will continue next season.
POSITIVE signs indicate slow improvement with continued volatility ahead for Australia's dairy sector according to the latest industry assessment. 15 Jan 17 POSITIVE signs indicate slow improvement with continued volatility ahead for Australia's dairy sector according to...
IN a country where a beef breeder is so prized she sleeps in the family home and the sale of just one calf would double a family's annual income, one humble Australian charity is making big inroads in addressing poverty. 15 Jan 17 IN a country where a beef breeder is so prized she sleeps in the family home and the sale of just one calf would...
HE might only be 16-years-old but fourth-generation farmer Monty House is already reaping the rewards of his first hay crop. 
15 Jan 17 HE might only be 16-years-old but fourth-generation farmer Monty House is already reaping the rewards of his first...
IT is a far cry from their dairy farming beginnings in Kalgoorlie, but Max and Bev Pollard's Murray Grey herd has been roaming Gibson farm land for the past 30 years.
14 Jan 17 IT is a far cry from their dairy farming beginnings in Kalgoorlie, but Max and Bev Pollard's Murray Grey herd has...
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It is unfortunate that most urban voters are either unaware of or simply don't care about this
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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...
THE Lammie family, Busselton, returned to the dairy industry a few years ago, and will host Western Dairy's next Dairy Innovation Day.
28 Dec 16 THE Lammie family, Busselton, returned to the dairy industry a few years ago, and will host Western Dairy's next...

UNITED States market intelligence firm Tractica has painted a picture of a new agriculture paradigm involving autonomous machines.14 Jan 17 UNITED States market intelligence firm Tractica has painted a picture of a new agriculture paradigm involving...
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...
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

It mightn't be holiday season for some croppers just yet, but it's still a great time to prioritise equipment maintenance, according to JCB Construction Equipment Australia's after sales manager Gary Sky.
12 Jan 17 It mightn't be holiday season for some croppers just yet, but it's still a great time to prioritise equipment...
THERE are three main tread patterns fitted to Australian 4WDs: Highway Terrain (H/T), All Terrain (A/T) and Mud Terrain (M/T). 
04 Jan 17 THERE are three main tread patterns fitted to Australian 4WDs: Highway Terrain (H/T), All Terrain (A/T) and Mud...

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.