Watchdog puts pressure on quad bike safety

QUAD bike rider and all-terrain side-by-side vehicle (SSV) occupant safety is under scrutiny with a focus on design, stability and handling, particular in typical farm usage situations.
QUAD bike rider and all-terrain side-by-side vehicle (SSV) occupant safety is under scrutiny with a focus on design, stability and handling, particular in typical farm usage situations.
PRODUCERS showed off their goods at the Farmer on Your Plate event in Perth last week.
30 Mar 18 PRODUCERS showed off their goods at the Farmer on Your Plate event in Perth last week.
WESTERN Australian researchers have developed a rapid DNA-based diagnostic test to aid the State in the early detection of one of the world’s most unwanted grains pest.
30 Mar 18 WESTERN Australian researchers have developed a rapid DNA-based diagnostic test to aid the State in the early detection of one of the world’s most unwanted grains pest.
CHEMICAL training and farm safety around chemical use was a topical issue for the SafeFarms WA training day at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) on Monday.
30 Mar 18 CHEMICAL training and farm safety around chemical use was a topical issue for the SafeFarms WA training day at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) on...
MULTI-peril crop insurance pioneer Latevo is returning to the farm income protection market in 2018 after bowing out last season.
29 Mar 18 MULTI-peril crop insurance pioneer Latevo is returning to the farm income protection market in 2018 after bowing out last season.
A CROWD of more than 100 people was drawn to the Liebe Group’s Crop Updates and Trials Review Day on Wednesday, March 7.
29 Mar 18 A CROWD of more than 100 people was drawn to the Liebe Group’s Crop Updates and Trials Review Day on Wednesday, March 7.
LAST week the Liebe Group hosted a machinery demonstration day at the 2018 main trial site at Kalannie.
29 Mar 18 LAST week the Liebe Group hosted a machinery demonstration day at the 2018 main trial site at Kalannie.
THE Facey Group’s annual trials presentation event was held on Thursday, March 8 at Wickepin.
29 Mar 18 THE Facey Group’s annual trials presentation event was held on Thursday, March 8 at Wickepin.
A QUESTION posed to Facey Group member Craig Jespersen about the difference between deep rippers, inspired the popular Facey Group RipOff demonstration day at his Yealering property on March 13.
29 Mar 18 A QUESTION posed to Facey Group member Craig Jespersen about the difference between deep rippers, inspired the popular Facey Group RipOff demonstration day at his Yealering property on...
ORGANISERS of the sixth annual Tracmac Lights on the Hill at Brunswick Junction are calling all ‘Cat’ owners.
29 Mar 18 ORGANISERS of the sixth annual Tracmac Lights on the Hill at Brunswick Junction are calling all ‘Cat’ owners.
EXTENSIVE soil sampling and trials over the past decade have shown low phosphorus (pH) levels are a major issue in WA agriculture.
29 Mar 18 EXTENSIVE soil sampling and trials over the past decade have shown low phosphorus (pH) levels are a major issue in WA agriculture.
THE largest investment into mouse-related research ever made in Australia was announced by the GRDC this week.
28 Mar 18 THE largest investment into mouse-related research ever made in Australia was announced by the GRDC this week.
28 Mar 18 A CAREER within the agriculture industry was not always the obvious choice for Queensland’s Kayla Evans, but the 24-year-old has learnt just how vast the opportunities are within the...
28 Mar 18 REGENERATIVE farming is a buzz word this year, with the Talkin’ Healthy Soils conference last week at Dalwallinu focusing on ways to look after soils.
27 Mar 18 OAT variety Durack has fallen short of reaching top milling classification for a second year after failing to meet benchmark nutrition levels.
27 Mar 18 AMERCAN farmers have launched a counter-attack against US President Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies, with US agriculture in the prime firing-line of retaliation over new...
POOR internet connectivity has long been a battle for farm offices across the State, preventing businesses from accessing many of the latest technological developments and management tools metropolitan-based businesses enjoy.
26 Mar 18 POOR internet connectivity has long been a battle for farm offices across the State, preventing businesses from accessing many of the latest technological developments and management...
26 Mar 18 THE State government continues to come under fire for its vision for the WA saleyard sector, although there is some delight that things are finally moving forward toward a new Boyanup...
26 Mar 18 GRAIN buyer AWB Harvest Finance Pools (AWB) has agreed to change its standard-form grain pool contracts after some of its trading terms were deemed unfair to growers.
25 Mar 18  1 CHINA’S next winter fashion fad could determine the direction the WA wool market takes in the next few months.
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CHANGES to sale rosters announced by the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) could have a major impact on the whole cattle industry supply chain.
25 Mar 18 CHANGES to sale rosters announced by the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) could have a major impact on the whole cattle industry supply chain.
BIOCHAR is a product from Energy Farmers Australia (EFA) which was discussed at the Talkin’ Healthy Soils conference at Dalwallinu on Tuesday, March 13.
25 Mar 18 BIOCHAR is a product from Energy Farmers Australia (EFA) which was discussed at the Talkin’ Healthy Soils conference at Dalwallinu on Tuesday, March 13.
MARKET headwinds for WA grains have resulted in slowed progress through local ports for the first three months of this year.
25 Mar 18 MARKET headwinds for WA grains have resulted in slowed progress through local ports for the first three months of this year.
24 Mar 18 THERE is demand for permanent cropping properties, notably avocado, citrus and nut orchards which has fuelled an 11.3 per cent jump in land values monitored by the Australian Farmland...
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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...