Exploring crop grazing benefits

CROP grazing has become a vital part of the mixed farming enterprise for Yealering producers Alan Manton and Kelly Pearce.
CROP grazing has become a vital part of the mixed farming enterprise for Yealering producers Alan Manton and Kelly Pearce.
JUST how aggressively the slick United States beef trade will target high-end Asian markets important to Australia, as it seeks a lucrative home for its ramped up production, is starting to garner serious attention.
26 Jun 17 JUST how aggressively the slick United States beef trade will target high-end Asian markets important to Australia, as it seeks a lucrative home for its ramped up production, is starting...
A PROPERTY leased as a sheep holding feedlot by troubled livestock exporter Wellard Ltd is being sold by a company associated with its managing director Mauro Balzarini.
26 Jun 17 A PROPERTY leased as a sheep holding feedlot by troubled livestock exporter Wellard Ltd is being sold by a company associated with its managing director Mauro Balzarini.
HIGH cattle prices are having a significant impact on live export numbers, with end of financial year slaughter cattle numbers expected to be down by as much as 300,000 head on last year, following resistance from Middle Eastern and South East Asian markets.
26 Jun 17 HIGH cattle prices are having a significant impact on live export numbers, with end of financial year slaughter cattle numbers expected to be down by as much as 300,000 head on last...
LIVESTOCK Industry Funding Schemes (IFS) are flagging an increase in industry levies for the 2018-19 financial year to help control wild dogs.
25 Jun 17  1 LIVESTOCK Industry Funding Schemes (IFS) are flagging an increase in industry levies for the 2018-19 financial year to help control wild dogs.
PRODUCTIVITY will be under the spotlight at the Livestock and Rural Transport Association of Western Australia’s (LRTAWA) 37th annual conference on Bunbury on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1, 2017.
25 Jun 17 PRODUCTIVITY will be under the spotlight at the Livestock and Rural Transport Association of Western Australia’s (LRTAWA) 37th annual conference on Bunbury on Friday, June 30 and...
WITH digital technologies invading livestock production at a rate of knots, the focus needs to be on steering the juggernaut towards providing producers with the ability to make prescient and informed decisions, regardless of where they are.
24 Jun 17 WITH digital technologies invading livestock production at a rate of knots, the focus needs to be on steering the juggernaut towards providing producers with the ability to make...
TWENTY WA farmers spent two weeks in New Zealand learning about their sheep industry as part of ASHEEP’s (Association Sheep Husbandry Excellence, Evaluation and Production) 2017 technical tour.
22 Jun 17 TWENTY WA farmers spent two weeks in New Zealand learning about their sheep industry as part of ASHEEP’s (Association Sheep Husbandry Excellence, Evaluation and Production) 2017...
THE Robinson family of Bedar, in the shadow of Woondillon rock at Babakin, have capped their best dollar returns from their sheep enterprise that coincided with a timely sequence of farm business decisions, to win WAMMCO’s prime lamb producer of the month title for May 2017.
22 Jun 17 THE Robinson family of Bedar, in the shadow of Woondillon rock at Babakin, have capped their best dollar returns from their sheep enterprise that coincided with a timely sequence of farm...
THE installation of a brand new sheltered feedlot at Paradise Beef is proving a worthwhile investment for Gary and Josie Dimasi on their Donnybrook property.
22 Jun 17 THE installation of a brand new sheltered feedlot at Paradise Beef is proving a worthwhile investment for Gary and Josie Dimasi on their Donnybrook property.
LIVE exporter Wellard Limited is selling one of its livestock vessels – the MV Ocean Outback – for $34.9 million to an Israeli company, Dabbah Slaughterhouse Limited.
14 Jun 17 LIVE exporter Wellard Limited is selling one of its livestock vessels – the MV Ocean Outback – for $34.9 million to an Israeli company, Dabbah Slaughterhouse Limited.
WESTERN Australian sheep meat processor WAMMCO International has received a $3 millon loan from the State government to upgrade its Katanning plant.
11 Jun 17 WESTERN Australian sheep meat processor WAMMCO International has received a $3 millon loan from the State government to upgrade its Katanning plant.
ACCORDING to life-long friend John Galloway, the late John Watkins personified the image of ‘The Ideal Elders Man’.
Mr Galloway should know.
11 Jun 17 ACCORDING to life-long friend John Galloway, the late John Watkins personified the image of ‘The Ideal Elders Man’. Mr Galloway should know.
ONE venue, two days and close to 2000 cattle.
That’s the equation for  Landmark’s fourth annual two-day June special store cattle sales at the Boyanup saleyards next month.
27 May 17 ONE venue, two days and close to 2000 cattle. That’s the equation for Landmark’s fourth annual two-day June special store cattle sales at the Boyanup saleyards next month.
HYDEN farmer Trevor Hinck is upgrading his feedlot to hold an extra 1000 head of cattle.
27 May 17 HYDEN farmer Trevor Hinck is upgrading his feedlot to hold an extra 1000 head of cattle.
LIVE exporter Wellard is back supplying sheep to the Gulf region in the Middle East, after an almost two-year hiatus.
The return was marked by a shipment of 10,000 sheep to Mawashi Oman, in Oman, Saudi Arabia.
26 May 17 LIVE exporter Wellard is back supplying sheep to the Gulf region in the Middle East, after an almost two-year hiatus. The return was marked by a shipment of 10,000 sheep to Mawashi...
MEET the latest member of the Primaries of WA livestock team in the South West.
26 May 17 MEET the latest member of the Primaries of WA livestock team in the South West.
MINDEROO Group’s Harvest Road Beef has created a new position of general manager of livestock.
26 May 17 MINDEROO Group’s Harvest Road Beef has created a new position of general manager of livestock.
STONE Axe Pastoral Company has moved a step closer to building its vertically-integrated full-blood Wagyu enterprise at its Cheviot Hills property, north Kojonup.
23 May 17 STONE Axe Pastoral Company has moved a step closer to building its vertically-integrated full-blood Wagyu enterprise at its Cheviot Hills property, north Kojonup.
THE Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association (KPCA) has cautiously welcomed mandatory standards to the Animal Welfare Act 2002.
21 May 17 THE Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association (KPCA) has cautiously welcomed mandatory standards to the Animal Welfare Act 2002.
THE Katanning saleyards broke records two weeks ago, with a yarding of 31,243 sheep.
16 May 17 THE Katanning saleyards broke records two weeks ago, with a yarding of 31,243 sheep.
RED hot premiums for crossbred cattle with Wagyu content is fuelling big interest from many corners of the beef breeding business as feedlotters and branded beef exporters scramble to secure supply to fill lucrative overseas orders.
16 May 17 RED hot premiums for crossbred cattle with Wagyu content is fuelling big interest from many corners of the beef breeding business as feedlotters and branded beef exporters scramble to...
A STUDY into a new South West saleyard has been given the green light by Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
15 May 17 A STUDY into a new South West saleyard has been given the green light by Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
FARMER and former Narrogin meat processor Peter “Polly” Trefort, Peppermint Beach, is the latest WA agricultural champion to be inducted into the Royal Agricultural Society of WA (RASWA) Agricultural Hall of Fame.
13 May 17 FARMER and former Narrogin meat processor Peter “Polly” Trefort, Peppermint Beach, is the latest WA agricultural champion to be inducted into the Royal Agricultural Society of WA (RASWA)...
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I went to the State barrier fence coastal - end yesterday - and was appalled at the state of
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The days of DAFWA having the bulk of GRDC funding in WA are long gone, they can't even
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In a domestic market situation I can see why this would be supported but in a 90% export market
LANDMARK’S Canadian farm services and crop products parent Agrium Inc has bought another Australian venture, the Starpharma Holdings agrichemical business.23 Jun 17 LANDMARK’S Canadian farm services and crop products parent Agrium Inc has bought another Australian venture, the...
IT’S not raining where it’s badly needed, but farmers across much of Australia are more optimistic about their industry’s outlook than they have been for at least two years.21 Jun 17 IT’S not raining where it’s badly needed, but farmers across much of Australia are more optimistic about their...