Reseeding costs need careful consideration

CANOLA growers buoyed by recent rain and thinking about whether to reseed a crop that has established poorly should carefully consider whether it is worth the cost.
CANOLA growers buoyed by recent rain and thinking about whether to reseed a crop that has established poorly should carefully consider whether it is worth the cost.
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IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office. IT takes a lot to make a climatologist go 'wow' these days, but on May 18, there were plenty of 'wows' in the Bureau of Meteorology’s office.
THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser. THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser.
TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year. TAX depreciation measures for farmers announced in the 2015 Federal Budget will be brought forward to this year.
THE Australian Made Campaign is teaming up with RANGEme to help give Aussie growers and manufacturers a competitive edge. THE Australian Made Campaign is teaming up with RANGEme to help give Aussie growers and manufacturers a competitive edge.
INTERNATIONAL wheat futures took a beating this week, but the coarse grains complex continues to hold firm.
30 May 15 INTERNATIONAL wheat futures took a beating this week, but the coarse grains complex continues to hold firm. | Permit woes for sorghum exports  | New protocols for crops to China 
ASIA may be the talk of the agriculture world, but the middle of the world markets in Africa and the Middle East are where the grain supply competition is being fought and won.
30 May 15 ASIA may be the talk of the agriculture world, but the middle of the world markets in Africa and the Middle East are where the grain supply competition is being fought and won.
GRAINGROWERS are yet to be convinced of the benefits of moving the Grains Research & Development Corporation from its home in Canberra.
29 May 15  1 GRAINGROWERS are yet to be convinced of the benefits of moving the Grains Research & Development Corporation from its home in Canberra. | Calls for research centres to SA  | Developing local grain leaders 
GRAIN industry leaders welcomed reforms to coastal shipping legislation recently announced by the federal government.
29 May 15 GRAIN industry leaders welcomed reforms to coastal shipping legislation recently announced by the federal government. | Grain chain investment needed  | Railing against endless reports 
EXISTING leaseholders at Kwinana are hoping to retain their place at the port as a State Government announcement throws the nearing capacity Fremantle Port into its latest round of asset sales.
29 May 15 EXISTING leaseholders at Kwinana are hoping to retain their place at the port as a State Government announcement throws the nearing capacity Fremantle Port into its latest round of asset...
THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser.
28 May 15 THE government needs to stop commissioning endless reports into rail infrastructure and let the building begin, says Luke Fraser. | Tensions high as CBH trains...  | $60m for GrainCorp rail upgrades 
GRAIN giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is preparing to export a potentially record-breaking shipment of sorghum from Brisbane.
28 May 15 GRAIN giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is preparing to export a potentially record-breaking shipment of sorghum from Brisbane.
28 May 15 FIFTY WA growers are still to find out if fertiliser contracts with Superfert Dongbu will be honoured, despite a creditors meeting being held on Monday.
THE WA Nationals want Northam to be the base for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
28 May 15  10 THE WA Nationals want Northam to be the base for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
ARGUABLY the four biggest issues facing WA farmers, in no particular order are weeds, non-wetting sands, soil pH and costs.
27 May 15 ARGUABLY the four biggest issues facing WA farmers, in no particular order are weeds, non-wetting sands, soil pH and costs.
RECENT patchy storm rain across parts of the northern cropping belt is forcing some growers to closely assess their storage practices.
26 May 15 RECENT patchy storm rain across parts of the northern cropping belt is forcing some growers to closely assess their storage practices. | Chia a winner among global...  | Weed management drives yield... 
LOCAL growers are positioning themselves for the next superfoods trend, writes Claire Dunn.
25 May 15 LOCAL growers are positioning themselves for the next superfoods trend, writes Claire Dunn.
WHILE decent autumn rains have been welcomed by many grain growers in the southern cropping region, they have also brought pests.
24 May 15 WHILE decent autumn rains have been welcomed by many grain growers in the southern cropping region, they have also brought pests. | Wheat report provides end-use data  | Crop viruses boosted by carbon... 
THE battle against root lesion nematodes is going to ground with new research suggesting suppressive soils can provide an effective defence.
23 May 15 THE battle against root lesion nematodes is going to ground with new research suggesting suppressive soils can provide an effective defence. | Surprise gains for grain  | Think big when deep sowing wheat 
VIDEO: AN investment in summer weed control is paying dividends with improved crop quality and increased yields for Scott Dixon.
23 May 15 VIDEO: AN investment in summer weed control is paying dividends with improved crop quality and increased yields for Scott Dixon. | GRDC plans divide Coalition  | The pluses of pulses 
THANKS to 100 millimetres of soaking rain at the start of May, Dalby district farmer Glenn Pumpa is again optimistic.
23 May 15 THANKS to 100 millimetres of soaking rain at the start of May, Dalby district farmer Glenn Pumpa is again optimistic.
AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
22 May 15 AUSTRALIAN Grain Growers Co-operative (AGG Co-op) chief executive officer Simon McNair has announced his resignation.
IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week.
22 May 15  2 IN spite of a report issued by the USDA that was widely interpreted as bearish for wheat prices, international values have spiked in the past week. | Grain chain investment needed  | No new R&D for grains, no problem 
AUSTRALIAN grain growers have returned fire in their dispute with Barnaby Joyce over moving the GRDC to Wagga Wagga, NSW.
22 May 15  7 AUSTRALIAN grain growers have returned fire in their dispute with Barnaby Joyce over moving the GRDC to Wagga Wagga, NSW. | Barnaby firm on agency relocations  | Barnaby tests GRDC on relocation 
MEDICINAL marijuana is illegal in Australia but Norfolk Island authorities have agreed to host a plantation for marijuana that will be sold overseas.
21 May 15  1 MEDICINAL marijuana is illegal in Australia but Norfolk Island authorities have agreed to host a plantation for marijuana that will be sold overseas. | Barry backs medical cannabis 
THE future of the Mallee railway network is in a cloud of uncertainty after Viterra announced it would not be using the service after July.
21 May 15  4 THE future of the Mallee railway network is in a cloud of uncertainty after Viterra announced it would not be using the service after July.
SUNRICE hosted another successful Rice Field Day in Brandon for 60 local farmers, suppliers and other members of the agribusiness community on May 14.
21 May 15 SUNRICE hosted another successful Rice Field Day in Brandon for 60 local farmers, suppliers and other members of the agribusiness community on May 14.
NEW transport laws have been dubbed the
21 May 15 NEW transport laws have been dubbed the "chain of liability" and could add more cost to the WA grain export supply chain.
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I went into a shop and asked for a litre of milk. The assistant said 5 dollars please. I said I
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Nico, the UN's IPCC accepted satellite temperature data sets (RSS & UAH) pretty well concur that
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this climate stuff is hocus pokus. I have seen these seasonal forecasts be miles out too often.
SOUTH Australian hay exporter Balco Australia, which also has a depot at Brookton, has become the latest local company to welcome foreign investment, entering into a joint venture with Chinese feed importer Shanghai Yanhua Hi-Tech in an effort to expand its market opportunities in China.29 May 15 SOUTH Australian hay exporter Balco Australia, which also has a depot at Brookton, has become the latest local...
TIME is running out to get your entries in to win a Toyota HiLux ute courtesy of New Town Toyota and Kalamunda Toyota which have again joined forces with Farm Weekly to provide this great prize for one lucky Farm Weekly subscriber.28 May 15 TIME is running out to get your entries in to win a Toyota HiLux ute courtesy of New Town Toyota and Kalamunda...