A life-long love affair with farming

LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that usurped Australia's once giant AWB wheat export single desk monopoly, by relentlessly prosecuting an impenetrable argument that applied fierce dedication to objective evidence and free enterprise principles.
Leon was born to Frank and Doreen Bradley on October 11, 1949
LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that usurped Australia's once giant AWB wheat export single desk monopoly, by relentlessly prosecuting an impenetrable argument that applied fierce dedication to objective evidence and free enterprise principles. Leon was born to Frank and Doreen Bradley on October 11, 1949
BARNABY Joyce says a government investment of more than $1 million will help accelerate the detection of potential biosecurity risks like foot-and mouth disease (FMD) that could devastate agricultural industries.
21 Jan 17 BARNABY Joyce says a government investment of more than $1 million will help accelerate the detection of potential biosecurity risks like foot-and mouth disease (FMD) that could...
ALL signs are the blistering cattle market fervour that has pushed southern weaner prices to 'once-in-a-lifetime' levels still has a fair amount of strength.
20 Jan 17 ALL signs are the blistering cattle market fervour that has pushed southern weaner prices to 'once-in-a-lifetime' levels still has a fair amount of strength.
MAJOR live exporter company Wellard bought a 340 hectare (850 acre) property at Condah, west of Macarthur, to service its move into live cattle exports to China.
20 Jan 17 MAJOR live exporter company Wellard bought a 340 hectare (850 acre) property at Condah, west of Macarthur, to service its move into live cattle exports to China.
DAVID Fienberg's passion for lupins continues as his company, The Lupin Company (TLC), is set to launch its new lupin flake product nationally next month.
20 Jan 17 DAVID Fienberg's passion for lupins continues as his company, The Lupin Company (TLC), is set to launch its new lupin flake product nationally next month.
A NEW face and a different perspective with extensive farming and business experience is what Walkaway grower Gareth Rowe will offer if elected as a CBH grower director.
19 Jan 17 A NEW face and a different perspective with extensive farming and business experience is what Walkaway grower Gareth Rowe will offer if elected as a CBH grower director.
BRADLEY Cripps is confident he can give his all if elected to the District 1 position of the CBH board in the upcoming member director election.
19 Jan 17 BRADLEY Cripps is confident he can give his all if elected to the District 1 position of the CBH board in the upcoming member director election.
MORAWA grower Rod Madden is hoping his nine years of experience on the CBH board will see him voted in for another term at the co-operative's member director elections next month.
19 Jan 17 MORAWA grower Rod Madden is hoping his nine years of experience on the CBH board will see him voted in for another term at the co-operative's member director elections next month.
CBH Group has set another record on the back of a record harvest and record grower rebate announced.
19 Jan 17 CBH Group has set another record on the back of a record harvest and record grower rebate announced.
A STUBBLE fire caused by a drone crash near Mogumber last week has raised questions about their use on high-fire danger days.
18 Jan 17  1 A STUBBLE fire caused by a drone crash near Mogumber last week has raised questions about their use on high-fire danger days.
THE Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has received just five complaints about Meat and Livestock Australia's controversial Australia Day lamb campaign which has cracked new records with more than 7.2 million views in four days.
18 Jan 17  1 THE Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has received just five complaints about Meat and Livestock Australia's controversial Australia Day lamb campaign which has cracked new records with...
GRAIN farmers have cautiously welcomed fresh positive signals by WA Labor, indicating a shift in attitude towards accepting the use of plant biotechnology.
18 Jan 17 GRAIN farmers have cautiously welcomed fresh positive signals by WA Labor, indicating a shift in attitude towards accepting the use of plant biotechnology.
A PIECE of the De Pledge family history has been sold.
The family has been involved with Mandora station, Eighty Mile Beach, south of Broome, since the 1900s.
18 Jan 17 A PIECE of the De Pledge family history has been sold. The family has been involved with Mandora station, Eighty Mile Beach, south of Broome, since the 1900s.
AUSTRALIA's first seabound live cattle shipments to Chinese meatworks are expected to be on the water within weeks.
17 Jan 17 AUSTRALIA's first seabound live cattle shipments to Chinese meatworks are expected to be on the water within weeks.
A PERMANENT head of the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) will not be appointed until after the March 11 State election.
16 Jan 17 A PERMANENT head of the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) will not be appointed until after the March 11 State election.
HE might only be 16-years-old but fourth-generation farmer Monty House is already reaping the rewards of his first hay crop.
15 Jan 17 HE might only be 16-years-old but fourth-generation farmer Monty House is already reaping the rewards of his first hay crop.
INDEPENDENT Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie is calling for stricter transparency measures in Australia's live export markets via the introduction of electronic identification tags on all exported animals, including sheep.
14 Jan 17 INDEPENDENT Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie is calling for stricter transparency measures in Australia's live export markets via the introduction of electronic identification tags on all...
GRAINCORP celebrated its 100th birthday in 2016 and the company received the best possible present - the highest number of receivals since 2012-13, with significant   in-flows still expected.
14 Jan 17 GRAINCORP celebrated its 100th birthday in 2016 and the company received the best possible present - the highest number of receivals since 2012-13, with significant in-flows still...
GRAIN Producers Australia (GPA) has weighed into the debate surrounding the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) ban on the use of the insecticide omethoate in broadacre agriculture.
14 Jan 17 GRAIN Producers Australia (GPA) has weighed into the debate surrounding the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) ban on the use of the insecticide omethoate...
A PIECE of the De Pledge family history has been sold.
13 Jan 17 A PIECE of the De Pledge family history has been sold.
INCUMBENT CBH deputy chairman Vern Dempster has urged growers to vote for experience ahead of this year's member director elections.
13 Jan 17  3 INCUMBENT CBH deputy chairman Vern Dempster has urged growers to vote for experience ahead of this year's member director elections.
LAST year was a busy one for Corey Weguelin but the Corrigin contractor wouldn't have it any other way.
13 Jan 17 LAST year was a busy one for Corey Weguelin but the Corrigin contractor wouldn't have it any other way.
STUART Mussared believes the CBH board needs to reassess its priorities and will push for reform if elected as a director in 2017.
13 Jan 17 STUART Mussared believes the CBH board needs to reassess its priorities and will push for reform if elected as a director in 2017.
QUALITY issues are likely to emerge in unharvested crops in South Australia and Victoria, following a band of thunderstorms that recently delivered more than 100 millimetres in parts of South Australia.
13 Jan 17 QUALITY issues are likely to emerge in unharvested crops in South Australia and Victoria, following a band of thunderstorms that recently delivered more than 100 millimetres in parts of...
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Ho hum.... very few of these "investors" actually understand the true value of a well managed
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People need to get their facts straight before they make a story like this. This fire was
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I have worked as a shearer for 50 + Years many sheds just the same as when I first
LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that usurped Australia's once giant AWB wheat export single desk monopoly, by relentlessly prosecuting an impenetrable argument that applied fierce dedication to objective evidence and free enterprise principles.
Leon was born to Frank and Doreen Bradley on October 11, 194921 Jan 17 LEON Bradley was the modest but forthright intellectual mastermind behind the long-running farmer campaign that...
ALL signs are the blistering cattle market fervour that has pushed southern weaner prices to 'once-in-a-lifetime' levels still has a fair amount of strength.
20 Jan 17 ALL signs are the blistering cattle market fervour that has pushed southern weaner prices to 'once-in-a-lifetime'...