After the deluge: crop damage in WA

FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
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FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA. THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA.
RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales. RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales.
TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress. TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress.
INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay.
20 Oct 14 INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay. | Herbicide tolerant canola here...  | New canola weed control option 
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of WA.
20 Oct 14 FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of WA.
WHILE the Victorian Farmers Federation is no closer to a grain trade licensing system, Brett Hosking sees a silver lining.
18 Oct 14  6 WHILE the Victorian Farmers Federation is no closer to a grain trade licensing system, Brett Hosking sees a silver lining. | ADM muscles in on Asian grain...  | Steering clear of GM in the Midwest 
BARLEY variety La Trobe is on track to obtain malt accreditation by its March 2015 target, said Syngenta head of cereals Ben Miles.
18 Oct 14 BARLEY variety La Trobe is on track to obtain malt accreditation by its March 2015 target, said Syngenta head of cereals Ben Miles.
ACHIEVING Malt 1 barley status with Bass and Commander will not be trial and error, when the results of a study into nitrogen rates and timing are released.
Department of Agriculture and Food's (DAFWA) Katanning research facility is hosting one of four barley trials spread across the State, to find the right mix without sacrificing yield or grain quality.
18 Oct 14 ACHIEVING Malt 1 barley status with Bass and Commander will not be trial and error, when the results of a study into nitrogen rates and timing are released. Department of Agriculture...
WA'S predicted seasonal grain harvest for 2014/15 is continuing to slide against last year's record return of 15.8 million tonnes.
17 Oct 14  1 WA'S predicted seasonal grain harvest for 2014/15 is continuing to slide against last year's record return of 15.8 million tonnes.
A BATTLE has erupted between two of the world’s grains powerhouses over last year’s sale of Joe White Maltings.
16 Oct 14  5 A BATTLE has erupted between two of the world’s grains powerhouses over last year’s sale of Joe White Maltings. | Bunge eyes other assets in $60m...  | Emerald buys Ardlink site 
A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.
16 Oct 14  4 A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released. | Dalby grower earns Nuffield...  | Online tool for northern growers 
CAN the WA grains industry pull together to implement a business plan that will double the industry's overall value in one decade?
16 Oct 14 CAN the WA grains industry pull together to implement a business plan that will double the industry's overall value in one decade?
A MAJOR crop forecaster has slashed its yield projections for the national wheat crop to 22.3 million tonnes, with the potential to drop as low as 22mt.
15 Oct 14 A MAJOR crop forecaster has slashed its yield projections for the national wheat crop to 22.3 million tonnes, with the potential to drop as low as 22mt. | Canola production remains solid  | ADM muscles in on Asian grain... 
IN ag's genetically modified cropping revolution heartland it's not easy finding a large-scale US graingrower who chooses to plant non-GM soybeans.
13 Oct 14  14 IN ag's genetically modified cropping revolution heartland it's not easy finding a large-scale US graingrower who chooses to plant non-GM soybeans. | Huge harvest for northern US  | Muddy finish to huge US growing... 
SOIL health and preventing erosion have become paramount in addressing declining yields across the macadamia industry, with progressive growers taking innovative and brave measures to guarantee tree health and sustainability.
13 Oct 14  1 SOIL health and preventing erosion have become paramount in addressing declining yields across the macadamia industry, with progressive growers taking innovative and brave measures to...
GROWERS will be able to legally desiccate canola with glyphosate, after the APVMA approved a product for pre-harvest use.
12 Oct 14  12 GROWERS will be able to legally desiccate canola with glyphosate, after the APVMA approved a product for pre-harvest use. | Canola production remains solid  | Grains of truth in surprise dry... 
NATIONALS MP Mark Coulton is backing moves to legalise industrial hemp production to help boost regional economics and generate jobs.
12 Oct 14  9 NATIONALS MP Mark Coulton is backing moves to legalise industrial hemp production to help boost regional economics and generate jobs.
CANOLA growers have one opportunity a year to check whether their blackleg strategy is working - at the windrowing stage, says canola pathologist Steve Marcroft.
10 Oct 14  1 CANOLA growers have one opportunity a year to check whether their blackleg strategy is working - at the windrowing stage, says canola pathologist Steve Marcroft. | Herbicide tolerant canola here...  | Frost, heat taint canola gold 
CROPS in Victoria's central Wimmera are now feeling the strain of the incredible dry spell.
10 Oct 14 CROPS in Victoria's central Wimmera are now feeling the strain of the incredible dry spell. | Grain prices continue to slump  | Harvesting ideas from US grain tour 
THE Harper Review of Australia’s competition policy has fired a warning shot at state governments restricting GM cropping.
10 Oct 14  15 THE Harper Review of Australia’s competition policy has fired a warning shot at state governments restricting GM cropping. | GM politics stifling good...  | Man in the middle on climate, GM 
FIELDS of gold are fading as growers anticipate the canola harvest in the next month.
10 Oct 14 FIELDS of gold are fading as growers anticipate the canola harvest in the next month.
GROWERS must be more active and assertive to ensure their research priorities are investigated according to Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) chairman Richard Clark.
10 Oct 14 GROWERS must be more active and assertive to ensure their research priorities are investigated according to Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) chairman Richard Clark.
GRAINS analyst Malcolm Bartholomaeus estimates that about 20 per cent of the state's yield potential has been lost since the start of September following dry conditions and hot, windy days.
09 Oct 14 GRAINS analyst Malcolm Bartholomaeus estimates that about 20 per cent of the state's yield potential has been lost since the start of September following dry conditions and hot, windy days. | Farmers hope for the best  | Mid North grain first in 
QUEENSLAND government ministers say they have provided more protection for landholders by adding three million hectares to the strategic cropping land zone this week.
08 Oct 14 QUEENSLAND government ministers say they have provided more protection for landholders by adding three million hectares to the strategic cropping land zone this week.
FACILITATING communication between growers and the research community is a key priority for the GRDC northern panel.
08 Oct 14 FACILITATING communication between growers and the research community is a key priority for the GRDC northern panel. | When to sell: market patterns...  | Averting crop catastrophe 
ANNUAL ryegrass is public enemy number one for many croppers, but the weed that strikes real fear is broadleaf wild radish.
08 Oct 14 ANNUAL ryegrass is public enemy number one for many croppers, but the weed that strikes real fear is broadleaf wild radish. | Watch weeds on fencelines:...  | Glypho resistance discovery in CQ 
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WA growers are demanding a major overhaul of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) including cutting government funding from the researcher's annual budget of about $200 million.17 Oct 14  3 WA growers are demanding a major overhaul of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) including...
A LONG awaited report into the management of WA’s freight rail network has called on the WA Government to re‐examine its grain freight strategy and develop associated policies to ensure the State’s freight infrastructure will meet future requirements.16 Oct 14  1 A LONG awaited report into the management of WA’s freight rail network has called on the WA Government to re‐examine...