Beer and juice waste into milk

DAIRY farmers in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia have started cashing in on a deal offering by-products from beer and fruit juice plants as a stock feed supplement for their herds.
DAIRY farmers in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia have started cashing in on a deal offering by-products from beer and fruit juice plants as a stock feed supplement for their herds.
CLIMATE change, whether farmers believe in it or not, will have significant impacts on how farming is conducted by 2050, according to agricultural scientist Professor EWR ‘Snow’ Barlow.
22 Apr 17 CLIMATE change, whether farmers believe in it or not, will have significant impacts on how farming is conducted by 2050, according to agricultural scientist Professor EWR ‘Snow’ Barlow.
WESTERN Dairy has this week confirmed Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan will attend its forthcoming Dairy Innovation Day to gain an insight into the industry’s issues and opportunities.
21 Apr 17 WESTERN Dairy has this week confirmed Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan will attend its forthcoming Dairy Innovation Day to gain an insight into the industry’s issues and...
AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has put the Grains Research Institute model back on the table and plans to make headway on the proposal.
19 Apr 17 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has put the Grains Research Institute model back on the table and plans to make headway on the proposal.
HARVEY Fresh owner Parmalat is planning a series of meetings this month with its WA dairy farmer suppliers to discuss new contracts from October.
18 Apr 17 HARVEY Fresh owner Parmalat is planning a series of meetings this month with its WA dairy farmer suppliers to discuss new contracts from October.
OVERSUPPLIED global grain markets have eroded European commodities giant Louis Dreyfus’ core earnings.
18 Apr 17 OVERSUPPLIED global grain markets have eroded European commodities giant Louis Dreyfus’ core earnings.
CONTRARY to stereotypes about the bush, regionally-based businesses and their staff are more likely to be innovative and understand their markets than their city peers.
15 Apr 17 CONTRARY to stereotypes about the bush, regionally-based businesses and their staff are more likely to be innovative and understand their markets than their city peers.
THE Facey Group has many trials in the pipeline for 2017.
11 Apr 17 THE Facey Group has many trials in the pipeline for 2017.
THE annual Facey Group trials presentation event kicked off on Thursday, March 9, with the main sponsors of the event being Summit Fertilizers with support from the Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC).
11 Apr 17 THE annual Facey Group trials presentation event kicked off on Thursday, March 9, with the main sponsors of the event being Summit Fertilizers with support from the Grains Research...
THE price of paraquat herbicides has jumped by about 70 cents a litre as farmers apply their final knockdown sprays before seeding.
10 Apr 17 THE price of paraquat herbicides has jumped by about 70 cents a litre as farmers apply their final knockdown sprays before seeding.
THE family farm is worth saving.
10 Apr 17 THE family farm is worth saving.
AS the damage bill from recent heavy flooding is still being calculated in the Lake Grace region there is also a silver-fenced lining.
08 Apr 17 AS the damage bill from recent heavy flooding is still being calculated in the Lake Grace region there is also a silver-fenced lining.
IT is generally conceded that the first law of economics is the law of supply and demand, while cynics maintain that the first law of politics is to ignore the first law of economics.
07 Apr 17 IT is generally conceded that the first law of economics is the law of supply and demand, while cynics maintain that the first law of politics is to ignore the first law of economics.
UP to 500 hectares will be cut out of Owen Grahame's cropping program this season, following widespread flood damage across his Ravensthorpe farm.
07 Apr 17 UP to 500 hectares will be cut out of Owen Grahame's cropping program this season, following widespread flood damage across his Ravensthorpe farm.
DARREN Wiech predicts it will take at least two years to repair flood damage on his Dunn Rock property after February's heavy downfalls.
06 Apr 17 DARREN Wiech predicts it will take at least two years to repair flood damage on his Dunn Rock property after February's heavy downfalls.
AGRICULTURE Minister Alannah MacTiernan's trip to WA's flood ravaged South Coast and Eastern Wheatbelt last week has created momentum, prompting Premier Mark McGowan to request a briefing from affected shires following heavy rainfall in February.
06 Apr 17 AGRICULTURE Minister Alannah MacTiernan's trip to WA's flood ravaged South Coast and Eastern Wheatbelt last week has created momentum, prompting Premier Mark McGowan to request a...
FARMERS are this year looking at disc seeding arrangements in increasing numbers in order to manage the burden of heavy stubble loads.
05 Apr 17 FARMERS are this year looking at disc seeding arrangements in increasing numbers in order to manage the burden of heavy stubble loads.
STRATEGIC deep tillage was chosen as a tool to ameliorate soil water repellence and subsoil constraints at a trial established by the Mingenew Irwin Group (MIG).
05 Apr 17 STRATEGIC deep tillage was chosen as a tool to ameliorate soil water repellence and subsoil constraints at a trial established by the Mingenew Irwin Group (MIG).
THE Southern Dirt Dirt to $ challenge, launched last week, will see a field of 16 teams taking to the paddock to test their agronomic skills.
05 Apr 17 THE Southern Dirt Dirt to $ challenge, launched last week, will see a field of 16 teams taking to the paddock to test their agronomic skills.
A Merredin Shire-led group is developing an agricultural industry prospectus to woo investors to the town for horticultural and high-value crop projects.
05 Apr 17 A Merredin Shire-led group is developing an agricultural industry prospectus to woo investors to the town for horticultural and high-value crop projects.
FOR Lake Grace wheat and sheep farmer Royce Taylor the 2016-17 season has been a bumper one, topped off by last week's wool sale.
04 Apr 17 FOR Lake Grace wheat and sheep farmer Royce Taylor the 2016-17 season has been a bumper one, topped off by last week's wool sale.
THE Australian agricultural industry will need an additional $109 billion of investment on top of current levels if it is to maintain its share of exports by 2025.
04 Apr 17 THE Australian agricultural industry will need an additional $109 billion of investment on top of current levels if it is to maintain its share of exports by 2025.
HARVEY Beef and the Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen's Association (KPCA) have partnered to deliver an exclusive new beef range which will support stronger animal welfare standards.
03 Apr 17 HARVEY Beef and the Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen's Association (KPCA) have partnered to deliver an exclusive new beef range which will support stronger animal welfare standards.
THE Productivity Commission's final report on agricultural red tape has recommended major reforms including adopting a national body to oversee the development of animal welfare standards, to appease community concerns.
02 Apr 17 THE Productivity Commission's final report on agricultural red tape has recommended major reforms including adopting a national body to oversee the development of animal welfare...
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The Minister of Ag can use WA's Gene Technology Act 2006 to manage GM & GM-free crops for market
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Time will judge if they can implement what growers are asking for. Not what a director
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Absolutely agreed. Chinese demand for high-quality protein is increasing, as is demand from
DAIRY farmers in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia have started cashing in on a deal offering by-products from beer and fruit juice plants as a stock feed supplement for their herds.23 Apr 17 DAIRY farmers in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia have started cashing in on a deal offering...
CLIMATE change, whether farmers believe in it or not, will have significant impacts on how farming is conducted by 2050, according to agricultural scientist Professor EWR ‘Snow’ Barlow.22 Apr 17 CLIMATE change, whether farmers believe in it or not, will have significant impacts on how farming is conducted by...