Drone takes rivals to the dogs at Muresk

DRONE pilots have beaten dogs for the second year in a row at Muresk Institute’s novel Drone versus Dog competition that highlights technology career opportunities available in agriculture.
DRONE pilots have beaten dogs for the second year in a row at Muresk Institute’s novel Drone versus Dog competition that highlights technology career opportunities available in agriculture.
IT was recently announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget that $160 million would be invested in the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS).
26 May 18 IT was recently announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget that $160 million would be invested in the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS).
IT was a big and ironic ‘welcome to farming’ when Mitch Mouritz came home from school in 2004 to start his career on the family farm.
26 May 18 IT was a big and ironic ‘welcome to farming’ when Mitch Mouritz came home from school in 2004 to start his career on the family farm.
Bentley residents are now being asked to help prevent the potential spread of the destructive pest, Queensland fruit fly (Qfly).
23 May 18 Bentley residents are now being asked to help prevent the potential spread of the destructive pest, Queensland fruit fly (Qfly).
The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association says the Government’s response to the McCarthy Review falls short, failing to guarantee stronger animal welfare provisions on live sheep voyages to the Middle East.
21 May 18 The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association says the Government’s response to the McCarthy Review falls short, failing to guarantee stronger animal welfare...
A former federal minister has compared her push to ban live sheep exports to attempts to secure same-sex marriage through parliament.
21 May 18 A former federal minister has compared her push to ban live sheep exports to attempts to secure same-sex marriage through parliament.
20 May 18 TWO pastoral leases have come up for grabs after BHP Billiton moved to sublease its East Pilbara, Ethel Creek and Marillana stations.
ALBANY hemp grower David Hiscox believes he has finally found a passion for farming after being involved in the industry when he was raised at Bencubbin.
20 May 18 ALBANY hemp grower David Hiscox believes he has finally found a passion for farming after being involved in the industry when he was raised at Bencubbin.
RABBIT populations in the Wheatbelt and across the South West could be reduced by around 40 per cent in coming weeks as the calicivirus (Korean variant – RHDV1 K5) is released throughout the region.
19 May 18 RABBIT populations in the Wheatbelt and across the South West could be reduced by around 40 per cent in coming weeks as the calicivirus (Korean variant – RHDV1 K5) is released throughout...
OPPORTUNITIES for Australian noodle wheat growers in the Chinese market could be on the horizon, despite the obstacles presented by tariffs.
19 May 18 OPPORTUNITIES for Australian noodle wheat growers in the Chinese market could be on the horizon, despite the obstacles presented by tariffs.
A DRY spell across the State has changed the tunes of many farmers who will need to decide soon if they should continue seeding or pull up.
18 May 18 A DRY spell across the State has changed the tunes of many farmers who will need to decide soon if they should continue seeding or pull up.
SEVERAL new appointments have been announced for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Regional Cropping Solutions Network (RCSN) groups in Western Australia.
18 May 18 SEVERAL new appointments have been announced for the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Regional Cropping Solutions Network (RCSN) groups in Western Australia.
THE outskirts of Wagin is an ideal location for farming, according to fifth and sixth-generation farmers Malcolm and son Raymond Edward.
18 May 18 THE outskirts of Wagin is an ideal location for farming, according to fifth and sixth-generation farmers Malcolm and son Raymond Edward.
A YEAR of patchy and disappointing seasonal conditions in many parts of Australia is having surprisingly little affect on farmers’ spending habits, as banks report surging investment in equipment, infrastructure and property.
18 May 18 A YEAR of patchy and disappointing seasonal conditions in many parts of Australia is having surprisingly little affect on farmers’ spending habits, as banks report surging investment in...
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia has confirmed the detection of citrus canker on three properties in the State’s north, linked to imported plants from the Northern Territory.
18 May 18 The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia has confirmed the detection of citrus canker on three properties in the State’s north, linked to imported...
THE CBH Group, in partnership with Grower Group Alliance (GGA) and Leadership WA, has announced that the 2019 Growing Leaders Scholarship applications are open.
17 May 18 THE CBH Group, in partnership with Grower Group Alliance (GGA) and Leadership WA, has announced that the 2019 Growing Leaders Scholarship applications are open.
“WHERE to next” for sheep producers affected by proposed live export industry changes was the theme of a grower group forum at Darkan recently.
14 May 18  1 “WHERE to next” for sheep producers affected by proposed live export industry changes was the theme of a grower group forum at Darkan recently.
The State’s farmers have raised their concerns about the future of the live export trade to the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), as the industry’s peak lobby group kicked off its tour of the country to discuss its plans to boost Australian farmgate value to $100 billion.
14 May 18 The State’s farmers have raised their concerns about the future of the live export trade to the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), as the industry’s peak lobby group kicked off its tour...
THE establishment of a compensation scheme for WA growers who suffer financially from contamination caused by genetically modified (GM) grain would create a solution to a problem that does not exist.
14 May 18  1 THE establishment of a compensation scheme for WA growers who suffer financially from contamination caused by genetically modified (GM) grain would create a solution to a problem that...
A NEW opportunity for WA’s up and coming agricultural start-up companies is on the horizon, after the success of the inaugural HARVEST AgTech Accelerator program which wrapped up in Perth recently.
14 May 18 A NEW opportunity for WA’s up and coming agricultural start-up companies is on the horizon, after the success of the inaugural HARVEST AgTech Accelerator program which wrapped up in...
IN SPITE of prices that mean it cannot fit economically in feed rations, market analysts believe there will be no cooling in old crop barley prices in Australia any time soon.
13 May 18 IN SPITE of prices that mean it cannot fit economically in feed rations, market analysts believe there will be no cooling in old crop barley prices in Australia any time soon.
FERTILISER produced from salt lake brine may in a little over two years replace iron ore as the major bulk commodity carried by rail to Esperance and exported via the port.
13 May 18 FERTILISER produced from salt lake brine may in a little over two years replace iron ore as the major bulk commodity carried by rail to Esperance and exported via the port.
AWB is the latest agribusiness to attempt to provide a form of multi-peril crop insurance (MPCI) to grain growers, releasing what the company said was an industry-first set of products.
12 May 18 AWB is the latest agribusiness to attempt to provide a form of multi-peril crop insurance (MPCI) to grain growers, releasing what the company said was an industry-first set of products.
THE AUSTRALIAN cropping sector has expressed disappointment the European Union (EU) has decided to ban all outdoor usage of neo-nicotinoid insecticides as of the end of the year.
12 May 18 THE AUSTRALIAN cropping sector has expressed disappointment the European Union (EU) has decided to ban all outdoor usage of neo-nicotinoid insecticides as of the end of the year.
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The government declared they would not act in an emotional manner and would listen to the
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Seems that many farmers will try to defend the live export of their animals - despite the
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The Live Export Industry will receive a warning from the Minister from Agriculture, a real tough
DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater understanding of what farmers need to enhance their businesses.4:00 AM DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater...
MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.4:00 AM MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.