Volunteer gifts award to flying doctor

WAGIN bank manager Brenden Hall, the 2018 Bankwest Volunteer of the Year, has donated his $10,000 prize money to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).
WAGIN bank manager Brenden Hall, the 2018 Bankwest Volunteer of the Year, has donated his $10,000 prize money to the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).
SALMON Gums will be the first pit stop for the Great Southern Hearts – Drive For Life, when famous outback trucker Glenn ‘Yogi’ Kendall and colleague Peter Wright and company leave on a fundraising drive from Kojonup to Gunnedah, New South Wales, starting on Monday, September 24.
17 Sep 18 SALMON Gums will be the first pit stop for the Great Southern Hearts – Drive For Life, when famous outback trucker Glenn ‘Yogi’ Kendall and colleague Peter Wright and company leave on a...
THE Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has warned that funding cuts to the Agriculture and Food portfolio could see WA miss out on research dollars if capacity continues to diminish.
17 Sep 18 THE Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has warned that funding cuts to the Agriculture and Food portfolio could see WA miss out on research dollars if capacity continues...
THERE is significant potential upside for canola production in WA thanks to developments in genomics and the decreasing cost of advancing genetic technology.
17 Sep 18 THERE is significant potential upside for canola production in WA thanks to developments in genomics and the decreasing cost of advancing genetic technology.
THE WA agriculture industry must do more to promote the science behind genetically modified (GM) produce to ensure the technology realises its potential in the State’s grain industry.
16 Sep 18 THE WA agriculture industry must do more to promote the science behind genetically modified (GM) produce to ensure the technology realises its potential in the State’s grain industry.
WITH weeds costing Australian farmers an estimated $1.5 billion a year in control activities and a further $2.5b a year in lost agricultural production, growers are looking for a way to combat weeds.
15 Sep 18 WITH weeds costing Australian farmers an estimated $1.5 billion a year in control activities and a further $2.5b a year in lost agricultural production, growers are looking for a way to...
WA No-Tillage Farmers Association (WANTFA) held its Canola Spring Field Day last week, coinciding with AusCanola 2018 that was held in Perth.
15 Sep 18 WA No-Tillage Farmers Association (WANTFA) held its Canola Spring Field Day last week, coinciding with AusCanola 2018 that was held in Perth.
A SCLEROTE can survive up to seven years in the soil after it has infected a canola plant, making rotation management a key factor in the prevention of sclerotinia.
15 Sep 18 A SCLEROTE can survive up to seven years in the soil after it has infected a canola plant, making rotation management a key factor in the prevention of sclerotinia.
DESPITE not being from a farming family, Kellerberrin local Courtney Garlett has taken a strong interest in the agricultural community.
15 Sep 18 DESPITE not being from a farming family, Kellerberrin local Courtney Garlett has taken a strong interest in the agricultural community.
WA canola growers can refer to new research to identify the optimum sowing window to maximise crop yields, the AusCanola 2018 conference in Perth was told last week.
14 Sep 18 WA canola growers can refer to new research to identify the optimum sowing window to maximise crop yields, the AusCanola 2018 conference in Perth was told last week.
A NEW tool is available that can help test a range of weed management options for barley grass (Hordeum spp) – a weed which is requiring increasingly strategic and integrated management by grain growers.
14 Sep 18 A NEW tool is available that can help test a range of weed management options for barley grass (Hordeum spp) – a weed which is requiring increasingly strategic and integrated management...
14 Sep 18 KEEPING glyphosate highly effective is the aim of an upcoming glyphosate management workshop at Cascade.
THE CONTROVERSIAL ban on the use of the herbicide glyphosate in South America’s agricultural powerhouse Brazil has been overturned.
14 Sep 18 THE CONTROVERSIAL ban on the use of the herbicide glyphosate in South America’s agricultural powerhouse Brazil has been overturned.
AT a recent Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) workshop I dropped into last month at Mingenew the audience in the paddock was challenged by a machinery salesman.
14 Sep 18 AT a recent Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) workshop I dropped into last month at Mingenew the audience in the paddock was challenged by a machinery salesman.
FAMILY and friends have nick-named Jamie Nykiel, 22, the ‘sheep queen’ after her studies redirected her from the beach towards the bush.
14 Sep 18 FAMILY and friends have nick-named Jamie Nykiel, 22, the ‘sheep queen’ after her studies redirected her from the beach towards the bush.
WEST Midlands broadacre farmers have struggled to combat weeds this growing season due to sprayers becoming bogged in soggy paddocks or the frequency of showers preventing regular treatment applications.
14 Sep 18 WEST Midlands broadacre farmers have struggled to combat weeds this growing season due to sprayers becoming bogged in soggy paddocks or the frequency of showers preventing regular...
THE CBH shed at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days was packed out last Wednesday afternoon when the Public Silo Trail was officially opened by the State Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
14 Sep 18 THE CBH shed at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days was packed out last Wednesday afternoon when the Public Silo Trail was officially opened by the State Agriculture and Food Minister...
THE 36th annual Newdegate Machinery Field Days, held last week, lived up to its ‘business’ reputation.
14 Sep 18 THE 36th annual Newdegate Machinery Field Days, held last week, lived up to its ‘business’ reputation.
THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy farm near Oakey, Queensland, recently.
12 Sep 18 THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy...
A RELENTLESS nine-month campaign to save the only country boarding facility between Perth and Geraldton has paid off, after the Federal government this week announced it would provide $8.7 million to keep open the doors of the Moora Residential College (MRC).
12 Sep 18 A RELENTLESS nine-month campaign to save the only country boarding facility between Perth and Geraldton has paid off, after the Federal government this week announced it would provide...
THE potential of the agricultural industry to reach $100 billion a year turnover was the focus of a speech by National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) president Fiona Simson last week when she addressed the National Press Club in Canberra.
11 Sep 18 THE potential of the agricultural industry to reach $100 billion a year turnover was the focus of a speech by National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) president Fiona Simson last week when she...
WA Rural Ambassador 2017, Luke Hall, Wagin, has finished runner up at the finals of Agricultural Shows Australia’s (ASA) National Rural Ambassador for 2018 at the Royal Adelaide Show on the weekend.
10 Sep 18 WA Rural Ambassador 2017, Luke Hall, Wagin, has finished runner up at the finals of Agricultural Shows Australia’s (ASA) National Rural Ambassador for 2018 at the Royal Adelaide Show on...
A Farm Weekly subscriber of almost 50 years from Denmark who “never wins anything” has found his lucky streak to now be walking away with a $20,000 products package courtesy of UTF Australia and Farm Weekly.
10 Sep 18 A Farm Weekly subscriber of almost 50 years from Denmark who “never wins anything” has found his lucky streak to now be walking away with a $20,000 products package courtesy of UTF...
STATE Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has ramped up her support for the regenerative agriculture farming method, officially launching the RegenWA Regenerative Farmers Network at the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days last Wednesday.
07 Sep 18 STATE Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has ramped up her support for the regenerative agriculture farming method, officially launching the RegenWA Regenerative Farmers...
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AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.16 Sep 18 AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
28 Aug 18 PARENTS campaigning to save Moora Residential College (MRC) have cautiously welcomed WA Liberals’ announcement it will keep the facility open if it wins the next State election.