Women empowered at Wickepin conference

“SHE believed she could, so she did” was the motto of the Facey Group’s Women in Agriculture day which was echoed throughout the seminar at Wickepin last Wednesday, that aimed to inform, inspire and empower women working in the agriculture industry.
“SHE believed she could, so she did” was the motto of the Facey Group’s Women in Agriculture day which was echoed throughout the seminar at Wickepin last Wednesday, that aimed to inform, inspire and empower women working in the agriculture industry.
BANNISTER Downs Dairy’s innovative Creamery, a commercial robotic dairy and milk processing plant doubling as a tourist facility soon to open near Northcliffe, is already winning awards.
04 Aug 18 BANNISTER Downs Dairy’s innovative Creamery, a commercial robotic dairy and milk processing plant doubling as a tourist facility soon to open near Northcliffe, is already winning awards.
RESEARCH, development and extension (RD+E) specific to WA’s dairy industry has been thrown a two-year financial life line by the State government.
04 Aug 18 RESEARCH, development and extension (RD+E) specific to WA’s dairy industry has been thrown a two-year financial life line by the State government.
THE Stirlings to Coast Farmers (SCF) group will partner with Melbourne-based agtech start-up company Iotag Pty Ltd to investigate the potential of using innovative GPS tracking technology.
04 Aug 18 THE Stirlings to Coast Farmers (SCF) group will partner with Melbourne-based agtech start-up company Iotag Pty Ltd to investigate the potential of using innovative GPS tracking technology.
WESTERN Australia’s agtech revolution was the conversation guest speaker Matthew Macfarlane had with guests attending The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Industry Forum last week.
04 Aug 18 WESTERN Australia’s agtech revolution was the conversation guest speaker Matthew Macfarlane had with guests attending The University of Western Australia’s (UWA) Industry Forum last week.
CURRENT and future issues in agriculture and the technology affecting the value and production of agriculture in WA were highlighted at The University of WA’s (UWA) industry forum last Thursday.
04 Aug 18 CURRENT and future issues in agriculture and the technology affecting the value and production of agriculture in WA were highlighted at The University of WA’s (UWA) industry forum last...
THE impact of a $12 million investment over four years into crop research and development in the north was on full display recently when more than 70 visitors attended the Northern Australia Crop Research Alliance (NACRA) field day at Kununurra.
04 Aug 18 THE impact of a $12 million investment over four years into crop research and development in the north was on full display recently when more than 70 visitors attended the Northern...
ELDERS senior management and staff joined together for their annual livestock and wool conference at the Trade Winds Hotel, Fremantle recently.
03 Aug 18 ELDERS senior management and staff joined together for their annual livestock and wool conference at the Trade Winds Hotel, Fremantle recently.
THE Cattle Council of Australia has announced the State finalists for the 2019 NAB Agribusiness Rising Beef Industry Champion Initiative, which aims to empower and support young, passionate members of the Australian beef industry.
03 Aug 18 THE Cattle Council of Australia has announced the State finalists for the 2019 NAB Agribusiness Rising Beef Industry Champion Initiative, which aims to empower and support young,...
WOMEN from all corners of the State gathered at the Fremantle Sailing Club for the Country Women’s Association (CWA) of WA 94th State Conference last week.
03 Aug 18 WOMEN from all corners of the State gathered at the Fremantle Sailing Club for the Country Women’s Association (CWA) of WA 94th State Conference last week.
COMBINED peer-to-peer learning between growers and their experiences on-farm with industry research in the region was a feature of the recent Corrigin Farm Improvement Group (CFIG) Winter Field Walk.
03 Aug 18 COMBINED peer-to-peer learning between growers and their experiences on-farm with industry research in the region was a feature of the recent Corrigin Farm Improvement Group (CFIG)...
“It’s  the  terrible  feeling  of  being  defenceless,  the  not  knowing  if  wild  dogs  are  around  the  property,  the  not  knowing  when  they  might  attack  the  flock.”
03 Aug 18 “It’s the terrible feeling of being defenceless, the not knowing if wild dogs are around the property, the not knowing when they might attack the flock.”
THEY may be rivals on the football field but when it comes to promoting the wool industry West Coast Eagles captain Shannon Hurn and Fremantle Dockers captain Nat Fyfe are on the same team – team wool.
02 Aug 18 THEY may be rivals on the football field but when it comes to promoting the wool industry West Coast Eagles captain Shannon Hurn and Fremantle Dockers captain Nat Fyfe are on the same...
DIVERSITY in research and development was a standout at this year’s 2018 Liebe Group Post Seeding Field Walk, which was held at the group’s Main Trial Site at Kalannie on Wednesday, July 18.
02 Aug 18 DIVERSITY in research and development was a standout at this year’s 2018 Liebe Group Post Seeding Field Walk, which was held at the group’s Main Trial Site at Kalannie on Wednesday, July 18.
THE Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) hosted a delegation of Australia’s leading soils researchers on a soils field tour to Meckering last Thursday and Friday.
02 Aug 18 THE Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) hosted a delegation of Australia’s leading soils researchers on a soils field tour to Meckering last Thursday and...
KEVIN Boyle has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the CBH Group’s oats milling and processing subsidiary, Blue Lake Milling (BLM).
02 Aug 18 KEVIN Boyle has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of the CBH Group’s oats milling and processing subsidiary, Blue Lake Milling (BLM).
BARLEY crops in some high and medium rainfall areas of WA may be exposed to damaging levels of spot form of net blotch (SFNB) this winter, but new research shows risks can be reduced with tactical fungicide use.
02 Aug 18 BARLEY crops in some high and medium rainfall areas of WA may be exposed to damaging levels of spot form of net blotch (SFNB) this winter, but new research shows risks can be reduced...
A NEW guide has been published so growers can identify frost damage and make better crop management decisions.
02 Aug 18 A NEW guide has been published so growers can identify frost damage and make better crop management decisions.
THE Wray family has seen 120 years of successful family farming at Broomehill, with current owner Tim Wray happy to work side-by-side with his son and next-generation farmer, Chris.
01 Aug 18 THE Wray family has seen 120 years of successful family farming at Broomehill, with current owner Tim Wray happy to work side-by-side with his son and next-generation farmer, Chris.
I HAVE an abiding, deep respect for anyone who makes a living off the land.
01 Aug 18 I HAVE an abiding, deep respect for anyone who makes a living off the land.
IT’S not often you snag earthworms while seeding.
01 Aug 18 IT’S not often you snag earthworms while seeding.
THE Women In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) annual seminar will this year be hosted by its Dowerin branch.
01 Aug 18 THE Women In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) annual seminar will this year be hosted by its Dowerin branch.
25 Jul 18 FOUR delegates at LambEx 2018 will share in the largest win a ewe competition LambEx has ever held with 125 ewes up for grabs.
ELECTRONIC identification (eID) tags and sheep handling technology is helping Wagin producer Clayton South make more informed management and breeding decisions.
24 Jul 18 ELECTRONIC identification (eID) tags and sheep handling technology is helping Wagin producer Clayton South make more informed management and breeding decisions.
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AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.16 Sep 18 AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
28 Aug 18 PARENTS campaigning to save Moora Residential College (MRC) have cautiously welcomed WA Liberals’ announcement it will keep the facility open if it wins the next State election.