Multi-peril crop insurance still an option this year

FORMER Mukinbudin farmer Rowell Walton said he was still talking to people who thought the window to take out cover for multi-peril insurance had closed.
FORMER Mukinbudin farmer Rowell Walton said he was still talking to people who thought the window to take out cover for multi-peril insurance had closed.
UNDERSTANDING when, where and how soil moisture will be available to a crop has a big influence on crop choice and the inputs required to optimise yield at harvest without eroding profitability.
30 May 18 UNDERSTANDING when, where and how soil moisture will be available to a crop has a big influence on crop choice and the inputs required to optimise yield at harvest without eroding...
IT’S a precious time right now in terms of international capital finding its way into agriculture but Australia is at genuine risk of being left behind.
29 May 18 IT’S a precious time right now in terms of international capital finding its way into agriculture but Australia is at genuine risk of being left behind.
Cattle - Beef
Far North Queensland federal Liberal MP, Warren Entsch, is not expecting voter backlash following his decision to support the private member’s Bill introduced by fellow Liberal, Sussan Ley, which calls for the end of live sheep exports within five years.
29 May 18 Far North Queensland federal Liberal MP, Warren Entsch, is not expecting voter backlash following his decision to support the private member’s Bill introduced by fellow Liberal, Sussan...
AS a part of its breech flystrike prevention research, development and extension program, Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) is promoting a booklet which investigates issues around non-mulesing.
28 May 18 AS a part of its breech flystrike prevention research, development and extension program, Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) is promoting a booklet which investigates issues around...
Sheep - Wool
FOUR WA agriculture and veterinary sciences student teams acquitted themselves well in the National Merino Challenge (NMC) competition at the Adelaide Showgrounds recently.
28 May 18 FOUR WA agriculture and veterinary sciences student teams acquitted themselves well in the National Merino Challenge (NMC) competition at the Adelaide Showgrounds recently.
Sheep - Wool
IT was an eagerly awaited interview with Merredin manufacturer Laurie Phillips recently.
28 May 18 IT was an eagerly awaited interview with Merredin manufacturer Laurie Phillips recently.
PREPARATIONS for this year’s Mingenew, Dowerin and Newdegate machinery field days are in full swing.
28 May 18 PREPARATIONS for this year’s Mingenew, Dowerin and Newdegate machinery field days are in full swing.
PROSPECTIVE WA fertiliser company Australian Potash Ltd expects to raise about $3 million this week from an over-subscribed new share placement.
28 May 18 PROSPECTIVE WA fertiliser company Australian Potash Ltd expects to raise about $3 million this week from an over-subscribed new share placement.
27 May 18 THEIR role in WA’s record-breaking wool industry and the importance of fulfilling it completely and correctly was impressed on 20 trainee wool classers on a visit to Perth wool handling...
Sheep - Wool
IT was all about time for Marchagee farmer Clinton Hunt when it came to replacing his self-propelled boomsprayer.
27 May 18 IT was all about time for Marchagee farmer Clinton Hunt when it came to replacing his self-propelled boomsprayer.
A GRAIN Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Scholarship has been awarded to The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Soodeh Tirnaz, for her work in the area of protecting canola yields from blackleg disease.
27 May 18 A GRAIN Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Research Scholarship has been awarded to The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Soodeh Tirnaz, for her work in the area of...
DRONE pilots have beaten dogs for the second year in a row at Muresk Institute’s novel Drone versus Dog competition that highlights technology career opportunities available in agriculture.
27 May 18 DRONE pilots have beaten dogs for the second year in a row at Muresk Institute’s novel Drone versus Dog competition that highlights technology career opportunities available in agriculture.
ESPERANCE farmer George Hulm recently became Australia’s first owner of a Case IH Steiger 500 CVT Quadtrac tractor.
Mr Hulm farms a total of 4040 hectares (10,000 acres), producing wheat, barley, canola and peas.
26 May 18 ESPERANCE farmer George Hulm recently became Australia’s first owner of a Case IH Steiger 500 CVT Quadtrac tractor. Mr Hulm farms a total of 4040 hectares (10,000 acres), producing...
ANOTHER breakthrough for breeding drought-tolerant wheat by researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA) will improve yield in dryland agriculture.
26 May 18 ANOTHER breakthrough for breeding drought-tolerant wheat by researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA) will improve yield in dryland agriculture.
IT was recently announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget that $160 million would be invested in the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS).
26 May 18 IT was recently announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget that $160 million would be invested in the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS).
IT was a big and ironic ‘welcome to farming’ when Mitch Mouritz came home from school in 2004 to start his career on the family farm.
26 May 18 IT was a big and ironic ‘welcome to farming’ when Mitch Mouritz came home from school in 2004 to start his career on the family farm.
ONLY a handful of beef studs have opted to invest in obtaining the highest assurance level under the new framework for managing Johne’s disease.
25 May 18 ONLY a handful of beef studs have opted to invest in obtaining the highest assurance level under the new framework for managing Johne’s disease.
The Federal Government has announced tougher penalties for live exporters who breach animal welfare standards.
25 May 18 The Federal Government has announced tougher penalties for live exporters who breach animal welfare standards.
The $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture is to be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry.
25 May 18 The $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture is to be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry.
Bentley residents are now being asked to help prevent the potential spread of the destructive pest, Queensland fruit fly (Qfly).
23 May 18 Bentley residents are now being asked to help prevent the potential spread of the destructive pest, Queensland fruit fly (Qfly).
TAIWAN could emerge as a significant market for Australian wheat, as awareness of the quality of local grain grows among local flour millers.
23 May 18 TAIWAN could emerge as a significant market for Australian wheat, as awareness of the quality of local grain grows among local flour millers.
A CALL for a new round of research projects to benefit WA grain growers has been made by the Council of Grain Grower Organisations (COGGO).
23 May 18 A CALL for a new round of research projects to benefit WA grain growers has been made by the Council of Grain Grower Organisations (COGGO).
IN SPITE of the rapidly accelerating Australian domestic prices for grain, Aussie wheat remains relatively competitive on the international stage.
23 May 18 IN SPITE of the rapidly accelerating Australian domestic prices for grain, Aussie wheat remains relatively competitive on the international stage.
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The Live Export Industry will receive a warning from the Minister from Agriculture, a real tough
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Dear Ms gooding, "The incident" was in fact photographic evidence collected over several trips.
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How can any compassionate person breed for live export. What happened to these ship is not
Farmers and agricultural stakeholders can find out more about opportunities to generate energy from farm business waste to provide a new income stream or reduce running costs, and help regional communities to solve waste issues.01 Jun 18 Farmers and agricultural stakeholders can find out more about opportunities to generate energy from farm business...
The $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture is to be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry.25 May 18 The $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture...