Turning unproductive land into profit

FOR 40 years Ian Walsh has been working on turning unproductive farm land into profitable grazing and cropping country.
FOR 40 years Ian Walsh has been working on turning unproductive farm land into profitable grazing and cropping country.
A MARKET for Western Australian wool is assured well into the future if Chinese investment in its processing and garment manufacture is anything to go by.
08 Aug 17 A MARKET for Western Australian wool is assured well into the future if Chinese investment in its processing and garment manufacture is anything to go by.
Sheep - Wool
STATE farming organisations have banded together to campaign for greater oversight of Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) expenditure amid criticism there has been a “lack of progress” by the industry body.
05 Aug 17 STATE farming organisations have banded together to campaign for greater oversight of Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) expenditure amid criticism there has been a “lack of progress” by...
Sheep - Wool
ICONIC Asian luxury department store Lane Crawford has collaborated with Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) marketing arm, The Woolmark Company, to launch two wool-rich ‘athleisure’ collections by Helen Lee and Particle Fever.
05 Aug 17 ICONIC Asian luxury department store Lane Crawford has collaborated with Australian Wool Innovation’s (AWI) marketing arm, The Woolmark Company, to launch two wool-rich ‘athleisure’...
Sheep - Wool
THE State Government will be watching the unfolding season closely according to Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
17 Jul 17 THE State Government will be watching the unfolding season closely according to Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN Merino studs made it back to back wins in the National pair competition when a strong wool Merino pair from the Crosby family’s St Quentin stud, Nyabing, were announced this year’s winners at the Australian Sheep & Wool Show in Bendigo, Victoria, on Friday night.
15 Jul 17 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN Merino studs made it back to back wins in the National pair competition when a strong wool Merino pair from the Crosby family’s St Quentin stud, Nyabing, were...
WAMMCO has announced new summer minimum priced lamb contracts designed to assist Western Australian producers through the late season and to ensure WAMMCO capitalises on high global demand for lamb.
15 Jul 17 WAMMCO has announced new summer minimum priced lamb contracts designed to assist Western Australian producers through the late season and to ensure WAMMCO capitalises on high global...
Sheep - Meat
WOOL test and wool auction statistics tell the tale of a record-breaking 2016-17 season just concluded in WA.
15 Jul 17 WOOL test and wool auction statistics tell the tale of a record-breaking 2016-17 season just concluded in WA.
Sheep - Wool
JORDYN Fairhead, 15, has the Ravensthorpe community and her Esperance High School classmates in her corner for the fight of her life.
15 Jul 17 JORDYN Fairhead, 15, has the Ravensthorpe community and her Esperance High School classmates in her corner for the fight of her life.
Sheep - Wool
OPPORTUNITIES to scour wool in Malaysia has changed the landscape for local exporters and, importantly, increased wool competition for WA growers.
14 Jul 17 OPPORTUNITIES to scour wool in Malaysia has changed the landscape for local exporters and, importantly, increased wool competition for WA growers.
Sheep - Wool
DRY seasonal conditions have prompted the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) to remind farmers intending to offload stock of their responsibilities.
03 Jul 17 DRY seasonal conditions have prompted the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) to remind farmers intending to offload stock of their responsibilities.
A CO-ORDINATED Statewide response to managing the dry season has been called for by The Sheep Alliance of Western Australia.
03 Jul 17 A CO-ORDINATED Statewide response to managing the dry season has been called for by The Sheep Alliance of Western Australia.
A DRY season has Western Australian sheep farmers worried about feeding flocks, if attendance at a nutrition workshop last week was a gauge of their concern.
02 Jul 17 A DRY season has Western Australian sheep farmers worried about feeding flocks, if attendance at a nutrition workshop last week was a gauge of their concern.
THE Australian wool market has proven that low prices are the best cure for low prices.
01 Jul 17 THE Australian wool market has proven that low prices are the best cure for low prices.
Sheep - Wool
A FRESH female face has joined predominantly older male buyers in the auction room at the Western Wool Centre (WWC).
25 Jun 17 A FRESH female face has joined predominantly older male buyers in the auction room at the Western Wool Centre (WWC).
Sheep - Wool
WOOL supplies have slowed to a trickle and buyers are scrambling to fill international orders in WA before the annual July market recess.
25 Jun 17 WOOL supplies have slowed to a trickle and buyers are scrambling to fill international orders in WA before the annual July market recess.
Sheep - Wool
PROLONGED dry conditions across WA are having a significant impact on the sheep market, with yardings across the State’s saleyards at unusually high numbers.
21 Jun 17 PROLONGED dry conditions across WA are having a significant impact on the sheep market, with yardings across the State’s saleyards at unusually high numbers.

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Rusty...A shearing shed on a small place, might be used a week to five each year. 50 years down
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No varieties of barley left in WA suitable for Craft Beer production and little research. Craft
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We farm at Beacon we had no rain last time .Since the 1st of Jan.we have recorded 45 mm ,6mm
BUSINESS could soon be done differently through the CBH Group as the bulk handler begins a new trial, exploring the potential for blockchain technology within the agriculture industry.14 Aug 17 BUSINESS could soon be done differently through the CBH Group as the bulk handler begins a new trial, exploring the...
AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan attended the Northern Crop Research Alliance field day at the Kimberley Research Station in Kununurra on Friday and saw first-hand the large scale crop research program undertaken by the Northern Australian Crop Research Alliance (NACRA).08 Aug 17 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan attended the Northern Crop Research Alliance field day at the...