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JUMPING on board the Wagyu wave was a key message coming from the WA Lot Feeders Association workshop held at the Gilmour family’s Irongate stud, Albany recently.
JUMPING on board the Wagyu wave was a key message coming from the WA Lot Feeders Association workshop held at the Gilmour family’s Irongate stud, Albany recently.
THE 2017 Margaret River Show was held recently with three studs and a total of 11 head competing in the cattle judging.
Competition was light, due to the tough start to the growing season this year.
28 Oct 17 THE 2017 Margaret River Show was held recently with three studs and a total of 11 head competing in the cattle judging. Competition was light, due to the tough start to the growing...
Cattle - Beef
AFTER coming within a whisker of entering El Niño territory earlier in the year, the climate drivers in the Pacific Ocean have dramatically turned around, so much so that the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has said it is possible a late season La Niña event may form.
28 Oct 17 AFTER coming within a whisker of entering El Niño territory earlier in the year, the climate drivers in the Pacific Ocean have dramatically turned around, so much so that the Bureau of...
THE old saying an apple doesn’t fall far from the tree rings true on this Goomalling farm.
28 Oct 17 THE old saying an apple doesn’t fall far from the tree rings true on this Goomalling farm.
IT has been a difficult dry season for many farmers in the northern and eastern Wheatbelt, and despite the lack of yields this harvest, they are determined to have plenty of community spirit.
28 Oct 17 IT has been a difficult dry season for many farmers in the northern and eastern Wheatbelt, and despite the lack of yields this harvest, they are determined to have plenty of community...
“BAARBARA has got Shaun covered – knitting our new eweniforms at Ongerup.”
27 Oct 17 “BAARBARA has got Shaun covered – knitting our new eweniforms at Ongerup.”
EMBATTLED Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) chairman Wal Merriman has apologised for swearing at journalists recently and for his role in the man in the mirror issue that has ignited anger among wool grower levy-payers.
27 Oct 17 EMBATTLED Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) chairman Wal Merriman has apologised for swearing at journalists recently and for his role in the man in the mirror issue that has ignited...
“UNFORTUNATELY they think of dogs as four-legged people,” summarised Don Robertson, when speaking about some of the conditions that appeared in the draft Victorian Animal Welfare legislation – and which could end up in the WA version coming later this year.
27 Oct 17  1 “UNFORTUNATELY they think of dogs as four-legged people,” summarised Don Robertson, when speaking about some of the conditions that appeared in the draft Victorian Animal Welfare...
CRABTREE Agricultural Consulting is inviting farmers to join them on its 15th international study tour next year.
27 Oct 17 CRABTREE Agricultural Consulting is inviting farmers to join them on its 15th international study tour next year.
WEST Brookton sheep farmer Keith Simmons is one of many farmers who either grows or buys in lupins as a source of feed for livestock.
27 Oct 17 WEST Brookton sheep farmer Keith Simmons is one of many farmers who either grows or buys in lupins as a source of feed for livestock.
The High Court has ruled Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce ineligible to sit in Parliament due to his dual citizenship.
27 Oct 17 The High Court has ruled Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce ineligible to sit in Parliament due to his dual citizenship.
THIRTY beef processors have now put their hand up to take on the objective carcase measurement technology DEXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry) and are nutting out the finer points of return-on-investment.
26 Oct 17 THIRTY beef processors have now put their hand up to take on the objective carcase measurement technology DEXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry) and are nutting out the finer points of...
Cattle - Beef
THE High Court will hand down its highly anticipated decisions on the seven members of federal parliament over dual citizenship disputes, at 2.15pm this Friday.
26 Oct 17 THE High Court will hand down its highly anticipated decisions on the seven members of federal parliament over dual citizenship disputes, at 2.15pm this Friday.
The 2016-17 harvest saw a significant incidence of harvester fires in Western Australia, but growers can minimise the risks this year with good hygiene, inspection and maintenance.
26 Oct 17 The 2016-17 harvest saw a significant incidence of harvester fires in Western Australia, but growers can minimise the risks this year with good hygiene, inspection and maintenance.
FEDERAL Trade Minister Steve Ciobo has refused to clarify comments made at a red meat industry event about “unfortunate” and “unfolding challenges” for export trade and shipments to China, which may ignite further market suspensions.
26 Oct 17 FEDERAL Trade Minister Steve Ciobo has refused to clarify comments made at a red meat industry event about “unfortunate” and “unfolding challenges” for export trade and shipments to...
Cattle - Beef
REVOLUTIONISING human to livestock interaction and encouraging agricultural students to seek greater career opportunities in the livestock sector, are just two main reasons the Low Stress Stock Handling School is quickly becoming a leading course in WA.
24 Oct 17 REVOLUTIONISING human to livestock interaction and encouraging agricultural students to seek greater career opportunities in the livestock sector, are just two main reasons the Low...
IN a cropping-mad world, it was nice to attend a field day last week where the central theme wasn’t just cropping.
24 Oct 17 IN a cropping-mad world, it was nice to attend a field day last week where the central theme wasn’t just cropping.
THE fifth Quairading Quick Shear was held on Saturday, October 7, with a total of 45 shearers competing.
24 Oct 17 THE fifth Quairading Quick Shear was held on Saturday, October 7, with a total of 45 shearers competing.
SUMMER floods, grazing crops, abundant stubbles and carefully developed pastures have come together with top Merino and White Suffolk genetics to lift the ‘bar’ for the Welke family farming partnership at Esperance in 2016/17.
24 Oct 17 SUMMER floods, grazing crops, abundant stubbles and carefully developed pastures have come together with top Merino and White Suffolk genetics to lift the ‘bar’ for the Welke family...
THE State’s agricultural lobby groups have expressed concerns about a lack of clarity and consultation after changes to Meat and Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Livestock Production Assurance Program (LPA) were introduced early this month.
24 Oct 17 THE State’s agricultural lobby groups have expressed concerns about a lack of clarity and consultation after changes to Meat and Livestock Australia’s (MLA) Livestock Production...
THE WA cattle market has seen a drop both in prices and numbers yarded for more than four weeks, with things expected to remain the same in the short-term.
24 Oct 17 THE WA cattle market has seen a drop both in prices and numbers yarded for more than four weeks, with things expected to remain the same in the short-term.
Cattle - Beef
ENTRIES are now open for the 2018 Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge.
23 Oct 17 ENTRIES are now open for the 2018 Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge.
Cattle - Beef
ECOLOGICAL sustainability of WA’s 435 pastoral stations is not adequately protected and administering bodies have poor knowledge of actual land conditions, an audit has found.
23 Oct 17 ECOLOGICAL sustainability of WA’s 435 pastoral stations is not adequately protected and administering bodies have poor knowledge of actual land conditions, an audit has found.
THE latest shipment of 2900 cattle to Indonesia from Port Hedland last week included about 500 breeder heifers, Landmark Port Hedland livestock agent Daniel Wood confirmed.
23 Oct 17 THE latest shipment of 2900 cattle to Indonesia from Port Hedland last week included about 500 breeder heifers, Landmark Port Hedland livestock agent Daniel Wood confirmed.
Cattle - Beef
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My total income is from livestock production in WA as a 1 man operation and I agree completely I
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i was 15 years old when I went up to liveringa station in 1961.with j.drakebrockman . the old
Dairy farmers have one week left (Friday 15 December) to register for the Australian Dairy Conference (ADC) to be eligible for farmer early bird rates and save $100 off Full Conference Registration.14 Dec 17 Dairy farmers have one week left (Friday 15 December) to register for the Australian Dairy Conference (ADC) to be...
For many the fear of rising farm debt and even the slightest lift in interest rates has an apprehension ranking on a scale similar to drought, bushfires, the collapse of wool’s reserve price scheme, or a live cattle export ban.13 Dec 17 For many the fear of rising farm debt and even the slightest lift in interest rates has an apprehension ranking on a...