Livestock eyes on long-term value in EU trade deal

Australia’s efforts to export more meat to Britain when the UK exits the European Union are coinciding with free trade talks due to start between Australia and the EU in coming months.
Australia’s efforts to export more meat to Britain when the UK exits the European Union are coinciding with free trade talks due to start between Australia and the EU in coming months.
FORMER WA Senator and anti-farm-debt-banking crusader Rod Culleton is being pursued for about $700,000 by the Commonwealth government over debts related to his six months service in federal parliament.
24 May 17 FORMER WA Senator and anti-farm-debt-banking crusader Rod Culleton is being pursued for about $700,000 by the Commonwealth government over debts related to his six months service in...
OLD battlelines are being re-drawn by feisty and familiar foes over a new push to try and force federal regulations onto the Australian grains industry.
24 May 17 OLD battlelines are being re-drawn by feisty and familiar foes over a new push to try and force federal regulations onto the Australian grains industry.
RURAL blackspot safety fears has forced Comet Solutions co-founder Andrew Mangano into action.
22 May 17 RURAL blackspot safety fears has forced Comet Solutions co-founder Andrew Mangano into action.
THE buoyant state of the livestock market was reflected in the large turnout to a Better Pastures Workshop held in Albany last week.
22 May 17 THE buoyant state of the livestock market was reflected in the large turnout to a Better Pastures Workshop held in Albany last week.
KEY research findings by the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) have found that subterranean clover remains the best companion legume for kikuyu.
22 May 17 KEY research findings by the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) have found that subterranean clover remains the best companion legume for kikuyu.
THE State’s leading agricultural lobby groups have called the 2017-18 Federal Budget “modest” for the WA agricultural sector.
21 May 17 THE State’s leading agricultural lobby groups have called the 2017-18 Federal Budget “modest” for the WA agricultural sector.
ON the back of a 56 per cent lift in statutory profit, Elders predicts a busy run of acquisitions will power almost half its agribusiness growth in the next few years.
20 May 17 ON the back of a 56 per cent lift in statutory profit, Elders predicts a busy run of acquisitions will power almost half its agribusiness growth in the next few years.
LAST year was a big one for Australia’s rebounding farmland prices, with median settlement values rising 9.3 per cent to almost double the gains achieved in 2015.
20 May 17 LAST year was a big one for Australia’s rebounding farmland prices, with median settlement values rising 9.3 per cent to almost double the gains achieved in 2015.
GRAINCORP has made a concerted push to minimise volatility associated with climate risk by embarking on successful diversifications into the malt and oils sectors, but this year’s half year results show a good season in eastern Australia is good news for the agribusiness.
18 May 17 GRAINCORP has made a concerted push to minimise volatility associated with climate risk by embarking on successful diversifications into the malt and oils sectors, but this year’s half...
HARVEY’s Jessica Andony has been recognised as one of the State’s rising stars after winning the inaugural Agriculture Award at the Western Australian Young Achiever Awards on Friday.
17 May 17 HARVEY’s Jessica Andony has been recognised as one of the State’s rising stars after winning the inaugural Agriculture Award at the Western Australian Young Achiever Awards on Friday.
SIZE is important to Western Australia’s shrinking dairy industry, according to new Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
16 May 17 SIZE is important to Western Australia’s shrinking dairy industry, according to new Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
AFTER years of planning Mingenew farmer Darrin Lee successfully installed two towers last month to create a wireless network that covers his entire farm.
16 May 17 AFTER years of planning Mingenew farmer Darrin Lee successfully installed two towers last month to create a wireless network that covers his entire farm.
JOHN Bennison, the former general manager of Wesfarmers Limited, died last week at the age of 92.
16 May 17 JOHN Bennison, the former general manager of Wesfarmers Limited, died last week at the age of 92.
DON’T listen to the rising chorus of free trade doomsayers – they do not represent the best interests of Australia’s average income earners and certainly not farmers, say Australian industry groups.
15 May 17 DON’T listen to the rising chorus of free trade doomsayers – they do not represent the best interests of Australia’s average income earners and certainly not farmers, say Australian...
FARMERS in the Central Midlands region are concerned about the high number of locusts on their properties.
14 May 17 FARMERS in the Central Midlands region are concerned about the high number of locusts on their properties.
THE proponent of a planned $160 million solar farm near Cunderdin is encouraging people living in the Wheatbelt to explore all types of renewable energy.
13 May 17 THE proponent of a planned $160 million solar farm near Cunderdin is encouraging people living in the Wheatbelt to explore all types of renewable energy.
BILL Shorten has been castigated for his budget reply speech last night making scant reference to agriculture and regional Australia and failing to outline any political vision for the demographics.
12 May 17 BILL Shorten has been castigated for his budget reply speech last night making scant reference to agriculture and regional Australia and failing to outline any political vision for the...
WEAK global demand and plentiful supplies are set to keep fertiliser prices surprisingly cheap as graingrowers rush to plant this year’s crops.
12 May 17 WEAK global demand and plentiful supplies are set to keep fertiliser prices surprisingly cheap as graingrowers rush to plant this year’s crops.
If you live in an area bounded by Norseman, Israelite Bay and Salmon Gums you need to get ready now for the bad weather coming tomorrow morning.
10 May 17 If you live in an area bounded by Norseman, Israelite Bay and Salmon Gums you need to get ready now for the bad weather coming tomorrow morning.
BARNABY Joyce says he’s being “deliberately provocative” by challenging Labor leader Bill Shorten to prioritise agriculture and regional issues in his budget reply speech tomorrow night.
10 May 17 BARNABY Joyce says he’s being “deliberately provocative” by challenging Labor leader Bill Shorten to prioritise agriculture and regional issues in his budget reply speech tomorrow night.
10 May 17 Farmers have won a welcome extension on the popular tax deduction which can cut up to $20,000 from a primary producer’s taxable income multiple times.
Farmers have won a welcome extension on the popular tax deduction which can cut up to $20,000 from a primary producer’s taxable income multiple times.
10 May 17 Farmers have won a welcome extension on the popular tax deduction which can cut up to $20,000 from a primary producer’s taxable income multiple times.
DELIVERING strategic regional infrastructure projects and broader initiatives to help stimulate national economic growth, rather than large funding allocations for new agricultural-specific programs, is a core outcome of this year’s federal budget.
10 May 17 DELIVERING strategic regional infrastructure projects and broader initiatives to help stimulate national economic growth, rather than large funding allocations for new...
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$2.5 million over four years will only be soaked up by wages, redtape and protocols.
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And as per report of 2016, India stood at no. top in beef export with export value of 3680
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The customer is always right? And the customer (particularly for WA) doesnt want GM product, If
GOOD seasonal conditions have boosted Ruralco Holdings Ltd profit to record level for the half year to March 31.25 May 17 GOOD seasonal conditions have boosted Ruralco Holdings Ltd profit to record level for the half year to March 31.
QUALITY farm offerings and strong red meat prices are keeping Western Australia’s farm prices strong, but depressed grain prices are keeping values in check in the eastern Wheatbelt, according to Rural Bank’s latest Australian Farmland Values report.25 May 17 QUALITY farm offerings and strong red meat prices are keeping Western Australia’s farm prices strong, but depressed...