Lobby groups welcome MacTiernan posting

THE State’s leading agricultural lobby groups have welcomed the appointment of Alannah MacTiernan as the new Agriculture and Food Minister.
THE State’s leading agricultural lobby groups have welcomed the appointment of Alannah MacTiernan as the new Agriculture and Food Minister.
CENTRAL Wheatbelt MLA Mia Davies is the first female leader of The Nationals WA.
23 Mar 17 CENTRAL Wheatbelt MLA Mia Davies is the first female leader of The Nationals WA.
THE State's leading agricultural lobby groups have welcomed the appointment of Alannah MacTiernan as the new Agriculture and Food Minister.
23 Mar 17 THE State's leading agricultural lobby groups have welcomed the appointment of Alannah MacTiernan as the new Agriculture and Food Minister.
IF enrolments at agricultural colleges are anything to go by, the agriculture industry is well and truly in a boom.
22 Mar 17 IF enrolments at agricultural colleges are anything to go by, the agriculture industry is well and truly in a boom.
INTERNATIONAL livestock feed production has exceeded one billion tonnes for the first time - a 3.7 per cent increase on last year.
28 Feb 17 INTERNATIONAL livestock feed production has exceeded one billion tonnes for the first time - a 3.7 per cent increase on last year.
WAFARMERS has called for the establishment of a task force to develop a long-term plan assessing the sustainability and profitability of WA's shrinking dairy industry.
27 Feb 17 WAFARMERS has called for the establishment of a task force to develop a long-term plan assessing the sustainability and profitability of WA's shrinking dairy industry.
ONE very apparent difference between a modern movie and an older one is that with the latter, the computer monitors are very large and the mobile phones are conspicuously absent.
26 Feb 17 ONE very apparent difference between a modern movie and an older one is that with the latter, the computer monitors are very large and the mobile phones are conspicuously absent.
THE Sheep Alliance of WA has unveiled its draft plan to drive sustainable growth in the sheep industry with a new research, development and extension incubation hub.
24 Feb 17 THE Sheep Alliance of WA has unveiled its draft plan to drive sustainable growth in the sheep industry with a new research, development and extension incubation hub.
MORE than 10 years of trying finally paid off for Beermullah producer Stephen Beckwith with one lucky prize draw of 10 Angus heifers on Tuesday.
23 Feb 17 MORE than 10 years of trying finally paid off for Beermullah producer Stephen Beckwith with one lucky prize draw of 10 Angus heifers on Tuesday.
WA Live Exporters Association (WALEA) chairman David Jarvie has supported the Liberal Party's pledge to build a dedicated live export loading berth at Kwinana.
23 Feb 17 WA Live Exporters Association (WALEA) chairman David Jarvie has supported the Liberal Party's pledge to build a dedicated live export loading berth at Kwinana.
THE future of a South West saleyard and what it should look like is still yet to be determined, according to WA Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) chairperson David Lock.
23 Feb 17 THE future of a South West saleyard and what it should look like is still yet to be determined, according to WA Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) chairperson David Lock.
AUSTRALIA's third largest mobile phone service operator is lobbying hard for all carriers to be allowed to share access to existing communications infrastructure in the bush.
13 Feb 17 AUSTRALIA's third largest mobile phone service operator is lobbying hard for all carriers to be allowed to share access to existing communications infrastructure in the bush.
12 Feb 17 "IT's very hard when approaching over the salt pans" said my friend Brian, as he recalled his flying days at Cunderdin while mastering the Tiger Moth, the RAAF's basic trainer.
A SEASON-opening clearing sale in the Upper Great Southern last Friday, attracted a large crowd with more than 200 buyer registrations.
10 Feb 17 A SEASON-opening clearing sale in the Upper Great Southern last Friday, attracted a large crowd with more than 200 buyer registrations.
WHEN Dick Lester looked out over a pile of freshly harvested oats on his Williams farm in WA's south-eastern Wheatbelt more than seven years ago, while chatting with his then neighbour Rod Culleton, little did he realise their seemingly banal business conversation would play a pivotal role in terminating one of the most colourful and controversial chapter's in Australian political history.
10 Feb 17 WHEN Dick Lester looked out over a pile of freshly harvested oats on his Williams farm in WA's south-eastern Wheatbelt more than seven years ago, while chatting with his then neighbour...
BINNINGUP cattle producer Blythe Calnan is calling for a better understanding of small-scale farming as current planning approval guidelines are designed for large-scale poultry farms.
10 Feb 17  1 BINNINGUP cattle producer Blythe Calnan is calling for a better understanding of small-scale farming as current planning approval guidelines are designed for large-scale poultry farms.
TRANSPARENCY concerns about the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) controlling and allocating Emergency Services Levy (ESL) funds are being revisited.
09 Feb 17  1 TRANSPARENCY concerns about the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) controlling and allocating Emergency Services Levy (ESL) funds are being revisited.
THE Nationals WA will push for more agriculture spending, including $277m for its pivotal Seizing the Opportunity in Agriculture program, under new plans it will take to the March election.
09 Feb 17 THE Nationals WA will push for more agriculture spending, including $277m for its pivotal Seizing the Opportunity in Agriculture program, under new plans it will take to the March election.
FOR many farmers 2016 will go down as one of the more memorable and most rewarding in their careers.
08 Feb 17 FOR many farmers 2016 will go down as one of the more memorable and most rewarding in their careers.
ELDERS Bunbury has been crowned this year's
08 Feb 17 ELDERS Bunbury has been crowned this year's "Western Zone" branch of the year, narrowly missing out on claiming top honours nationally.
THE humble chicken is set to play a key role in farming operations by rejuvenating and fertilising pastures.
08 Feb 17 THE humble chicken is set to play a key role in farming operations by rejuvenating and fertilising pastures.
THE Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party WA unveiled a record number of election candidates for the March 11 State Election, with party leader Rick Mazza hoping to claim more seats in Parliament this election.
01 Feb 17 THE Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party WA unveiled a record number of election candidates for the March 11 State Election, with party leader Rick Mazza hoping to claim more seats in...
THE Fitzroy River is flowing after recording 77 per cent more rainfall this wet season compared to last year.
30 Jan 17 THE Fitzroy River is flowing after recording 77 per cent more rainfall this wet season compared to last year.
FIVE key State bodies are pushing for bipartisan support for an independent Rural Fire Authority.
30 Jan 17 FIVE key State bodies are pushing for bipartisan support for an independent Rural Fire Authority.
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Well done Steve,it is easy to see why Purchers have been so successful over 5 decades
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Reality of supply and demand. I remember many oat marketers including CBH saying while they were
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At a $114 per tonne i feel like we have been bent over & abused .They went out of their way to
BILLIONAIRE global mining and agricultural entrepreneur Andrew  Forrest says the new agreement on beef trade struck between Australia and China today is a “game changing announcement” for the local sector.24 Mar 17 BILLIONAIRE global mining and agricultural entrepreneur Andrew Forrest says the new agreement on beef trade struck...
CURRENCY devaluation has shielded Australian grain growers from the price impact of record global grain stocks, according to a visiting American agri-economist.
23 Mar 17 CURRENCY devaluation has shielded Australian grain growers from the price impact of record global grain stocks,...