Barley bonanza set to continue

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.
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.
THE GLOBAL wheat market is showing signs of skittishness about the availability of stocks this season, with dryness in Australia, the United States and Russia all causing concern.
11 May 18  1 THE GLOBAL wheat market is showing signs of skittishness about the availability of stocks this season, with dryness in Australia, the United States and Russia all causing concern.
CUTTING edge technology purchased by the Adelaide branch of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF), at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus, will help cut weeks off the process of getting important data relating to plant growth.
11 May 18 CUTTING edge technology purchased by the Adelaide branch of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF), at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus, will help cut weeks off the...
IT IS one thing to achieve self-proclaimed success, quite another when it comes from an independent body.
11 May 18 IT IS one thing to achieve self-proclaimed success, quite another when it comes from an independent body.
CERTAIN people can thrive when being thrown into the deep end and when Steele Hathway started his job at Elders, combined with being “a make things happen sort of person”, he soon found he was one of those people.
11 May 18 CERTAIN people can thrive when being thrown into the deep end and when Steele Hathway started his job at Elders, combined with being “a make things happen sort of person”, he soon found...
THE West Midlands Group (WMG) has launched a new project that aims to quantify the benefit of soil amelioration practices across all major soil types in the State’s grain growing region.
10 May 18 THE West Midlands Group (WMG) has launched a new project that aims to quantify the benefit of soil amelioration practices across all major soil types in the State’s grain growing region.
IMPROVED predictive systems may be able to allow climate forecasters to predict potential climatic events, such as El Niño / La Niña as far as a year out.
10 May 18 IMPROVED predictive systems may be able to allow climate forecasters to predict potential climatic events, such as El Niño / La Niña as far as a year out.
BALANCING the commitments of a young family with four children aged  six and under and running a 370 cow dairy farm enterprise at Benger is the tightrope Mick and Sophia Giumelli walk daily.
10 May 18 BALANCING the commitments of a young family with four children aged six and under and running a 370 cow dairy farm enterprise at Benger is the tightrope Mick and Sophia Giumelli walk daily.
Ordinary farmers need to step up to push their stories and opinions on big issues such as live exports, vegetation management and foreign investment.
09 May 18 Ordinary farmers need to step up to push their stories and opinions on big issues such as live exports, vegetation management and foreign investment.
AS unappetising as it may sound, fake meat is here and the beef industry has to get it’s ducks in line.
09 May 18 AS unappetising as it may sound, fake meat is here and the beef industry has to get it’s ducks in line.
Farm organisations have praised this year’s Federal Budget.
09 May 18 Farm organisations have praised this year’s Federal Budget.
AGRICULTURE'S national advocacy group, National Farmers Federation (NFF) signalled change in the way the farmers voice is managed and perhaps funded.
09 May 18 AGRICULTURE'S national advocacy group, National Farmers Federation (NFF) signalled change in the way the farmers voice is managed and perhaps funded.
THE idea was sound, given 95 per cent of Stirlings to Coast Farmers (SCF) group members are mixed enterprise businesses.
08 May 18 THE idea was sound, given 95 per cent of Stirlings to Coast Farmers (SCF) group members are mixed enterprise businesses.
PROBLEM-solving abilities inherited from legendary civil engineer Charles Yelverton O’Connor, along with genetics, are playing a role in agricultural research at North Dandalup.
08 May 18 PROBLEM-solving abilities inherited from legendary civil engineer Charles Yelverton O’Connor, along with genetics, are playing a role in agricultural research at North Dandalup.
IT’S a hectic few weeks for Tenterden farmer Michael Webster, with a baby due, seeding under way, sheep to feed and Sulphate of Ammonia (SoA) to spread.
08 May 18 IT’S a hectic few weeks for Tenterden farmer Michael Webster, with a baby due, seeding under way, sheep to feed and Sulphate of Ammonia (SoA) to spread.
WHEATBELT-based company Wide Open Agriculture (WOA) has ended its State Initial Public Offering (IPO) roadshow on a positive note, luring higher than expected subscriptions from local investors within a week of its launch.
07 May 18 WHEATBELT-based company Wide Open Agriculture (WOA) has ended its State Initial Public Offering (IPO) roadshow on a positive note, luring higher than expected subscriptions from local...
IT has been a slow and steady start to seeding across the grainbelt this season, with dry and dusty conditions stalling operations from Geraldton to Esperance.
07 May 18 IT has been a slow and steady start to seeding across the grainbelt this season, with dry and dusty conditions stalling operations from Geraldton to Esperance.
AS he gets ready for seeding, Wagin farmer Clayton South said sheep had always been part of the business.
07 May 18 AS he gets ready for seeding, Wagin farmer Clayton South said sheep had always been part of the business.
TELSTRA, along with Federal and State government representatives gathered at Kulin to celebrate and acknowledge the importance of new mobile base stations at Kulin West, Bulyee and Wogerlin Hill last week.
05 May 18 TELSTRA, along with Federal and State government representatives gathered at Kulin to celebrate and acknowledge the importance of new mobile base stations at Kulin West, Bulyee and...
WE need to be extremely careful about how we, as a nation, respond to the distressing incident that occurred on the Awassi Express last August.
05 May 18 WE need to be extremely careful about how we, as a nation, respond to the distressing incident that occurred on the Awassi Express last August.
WA grains research field trials have received a boost with the acquisition of five new mobile irrigators by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).
05 May 18 WA grains research field trials have received a boost with the acquisition of five new mobile irrigators by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).
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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.21 Jun 18 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.21 Jun 18 MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.