Good outlook despite Russian threat

WHILE increased wheat production out of Russia is edging in on Australia’s market share in key Asian markets, the competitive threat out of the Black Sea region may not be as pervasive as feared.
WHILE increased wheat production out of Russia is edging in on Australia’s market share in key Asian markets, the competitive threat out of the Black Sea region may not be as pervasive as feared.
LOW pressure troughs swept through the State last week with up to 150 millimetres of rainfall recorded in Esperance.
09 Mar 18 LOW pressure troughs swept through the State last week with up to 150 millimetres of rainfall recorded in Esperance.
THE final offering of commercial purebred Summerfield blood Dohne sheep opened the Beeck family’s, Geoffrey Beeck & Co clearing sale just north of Katanning last week, conducted by Westcoast Wool & Livestock.
08 Mar 18 THE final offering of commercial purebred Summerfield blood Dohne sheep opened the Beeck family’s, Geoffrey Beeck & Co clearing sale just north of Katanning last week, conducted by...
SURVIVAL, reproduction and carcase were highlighted as three critical factors affecting profitability in a beef cattle enterprise by Santa Gertrudis Breeders Australia Association (SGBAA) classifier Russell Gray, Queensland, at a beef cattle field day at Gingin last Friday.
08 Mar 18 SURVIVAL, reproduction and carcase were highlighted as three critical factors affecting profitability in a beef cattle enterprise by Santa Gertrudis Breeders Australia Association...
ANOTHER sale record was broken last week at the 25th annual Countryman Invitational Bull Sale held at WA College of Agriculture, Narrogin.
08 Mar 18 ANOTHER sale record was broken last week at the 25th annual Countryman Invitational Bull Sale held at WA College of Agriculture, Narrogin.
VINTAGE items provided a blast from the past for farmers at the Landmark clearing sale at Gabbin last Tuesday.
08 Mar 18 VINTAGE items provided a blast from the past for farmers at the Landmark clearing sale at Gabbin last Tuesday.
THERE were no six-figure prices but values were generally on par with vendor expectations at Ted and Bev Hill’s clearing sale at West River last week held by Elders.
08 Mar 18 THERE were no six-figure prices but values were generally on par with vendor expectations at Ted and Bev Hill’s clearing sale at West River last week held by Elders.
NEW Agriculture and Water Resources Minister David Littleproud has revealed Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) performance and governance processes will be placed under the microscope and scrutinised via a new independent investigation.
08 Mar 18 NEW Agriculture and Water Resources Minister David Littleproud has revealed Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) performance and governance processes will be placed under the microscope...
“WE do not need a Bill Shorten government”.
That’s how Riverina, New South Wales, politician Michael McCormack opened his attack on the opposition after taking over from Barnaby Joyce as leader of The Nationals, following a meeting of 21 Federal members in Canberra on Monday.
08 Mar 18 “WE do not need a Bill Shorten government”. That’s how Riverina, New South Wales, politician Michael McCormack opened his attack on the opposition after taking over from Barnaby Joyce...
08 Mar 18 CBH Group has seized an opportunity to add to its grain train fleet with the voluntary winding up of Aurizon Holding’s WA intermodal business.
Perseverance is key: Goldacres founder
07 Mar 18 Perseverance is key: Goldacres founder
07 Mar 18 RAPID development in genomic tools available to the sheep industry has seen Merino studs adopting the technology, contrary to popular belief, a new report claims.
THE crowd inspecting the sheep at Ted and Bev Hill’s West River clearing sale was virtually non-existent but values still reached a $178 high for a line of 278 rising three-year-old mated blue tag ewes.
07 Mar 18 THE crowd inspecting the sheep at Ted and Bev Hill’s West River clearing sale was virtually non-existent but values still reached a $178 high for a line of 278 rising three-year-old...
SUMMIT Gelbvieh offered a top notch presentation of Gelbvieh and composite genetics last week at the Pugh family’s annual on-property sale at Narrikup, where results were up across the board.
07 Mar 18 SUMMIT Gelbvieh offered a top notch presentation of Gelbvieh and composite genetics last week at the Pugh family’s annual on-property sale at Narrikup, where results were up across the...
A CLASSY line-up of Angus bulls and strong support from buyers who knew their potential made for the perfect match at last week’s Blackrock bull sale at Boyanup where prices hit a top of $17,000.
07 Mar 18 A CLASSY line-up of Angus bulls and strong support from buyers who knew their potential made for the perfect match at last week’s Blackrock bull sale at Boyanup where prices hit a top of...
SHEARING at six months and a three-month even-up lamb shearing had little affect on the prices Paul Shiner’s wool clip generated at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week.
07 Mar 18 SHEARING at six months and a three-month even-up lamb shearing had little affect on the prices Paul Shiner’s wool clip generated at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week.
Sheep - Wool
07 Mar 18 THE Federal government has come under renewed external pressure to settle the multi-million dollar class action claim being pursued by cattle producers and the live export industry to...
IT has been a year of firsts for the Country Women's Association of WA (CWA) and the trend continued last week with the official opening of the association's first online branch.
07 Mar 18 IT has been a year of firsts for the Country Women's Association of WA (CWA) and the trend continued last week with the official opening of the association's first online branch.
AFTER taking over the running of the Coonamble Angus stud in their own right last year, Craig and Nat Davis couldn’t have asked for a better sale than the one delivered at their Bremer Bay property last Tuesday.
06 Mar 18 AFTER taking over the running of the Coonamble Angus stud in their own right last year, Craig and Nat Davis couldn’t have asked for a better sale than the one delivered at their Bremer...
NEARLY 250 registered buyers last week took a trip down memory lane at the Katanning clearing of Geoffrey Beeck & Co.
06 Mar 18 NEARLY 250 registered buyers last week took a trip down memory lane at the Katanning clearing of Geoffrey Beeck & Co.
FIFTY pastoralists, stock agents, backgrounders, feedlotters and live exporters gathered in Perth last week for the Gascoyne Catchment Group’s Bullseye project workshop.
06 Mar 18 FIFTY pastoralists, stock agents, backgrounders, feedlotters and live exporters gathered in Perth last week for the Gascoyne Catchment Group’s Bullseye project workshop.
MORE cereals seed testing and plant sample “pot trials” are needed to monitor herbicide resistance and maintain cost-effective management of cropping weed pests, such as wild radish and annual ryegrass.
06 Mar 18 MORE cereals seed testing and plant sample “pot trials” are needed to monitor herbicide resistance and maintain cost-effective management of cropping weed pests, such as wild radish and...
THE debate around the future of Boyanup saleyards continues to frustrate cattle producers, processors and politicians alike with Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan expected to hold a forum on the issue this month.
06 Mar 18 THE debate around the future of Boyanup saleyards continues to frustrate cattle producers, processors and politicians alike with Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan expected...
WA's State farming organisations are standing by Royalties for Regions (RfR), after a scathing report was handed down on the program and several other Barnett government projects last week.
06 Mar 18 WA's State farming organisations are standing by Royalties for Regions (RfR), after a scathing report was handed down on the program and several other Barnett government projects last week.
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Live export needs to stop now. It's bad enough we're killing these animals, must we also torture
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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have dried up.20 Apr 18 FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have...
The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting venue on Saturday night to applaud the pinnacle of Elders Real Estate achievements for the past 12 months.14 Apr 18 The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting...