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CBH certification another step ahead
23 Jan 01 COOPERATIVE Bulk Handling's position as a grain handling leader is set to continue following the official quality certification of all CBH operations. At a presentation, held in Wongan Hills earlier this month, CBH's country districts received the
WAFF to talk with AWB Ltd
23 Jan 01 THE WA Farmers Federation is working with AWB Limited to resolve the difficulties experienced by growers who have delivered to multigrade contracts. WAFF also will attempt to solve teething problems with the new Golden Rewards payment system, intro
15 Jan 01 BULL sale prospects look brilliant as WA stands poised on the threshold of this year's selling season. With the recent excellent prices for weaners and breeders, and exceptional money for old trade-in bulls, vendors of these should have extra dolla
Record vintage on the way
10 Jan 01 WA¹S wine producers are gearing up for what they hope will be an excellent harvest, with good growing conditions providing the backdrop for possibly another record harvest. The harvest starts towards the end of January in the Swan Valley, followed
Timber industry defends spraying
10 Jan 01 THE issue of spray drift is industry-wide and safety concerns therefore should not be viewed in isolation, as is currently the case with the blue gum industry. This is the firm conviction of the general manager of plantation investment company Timb
Farmer protest at Katanning
10 Jan 01 A HOSTILE crowd of almost 200 farmers confronted Acting Prime Minister John Anderson at Katanning on Tuesday. Farmers were protesting at the Federal Government¹s failure to adequately assist WA growers following three years of frost and drought in
ARGT threat prompts hay warning
06 Jan 01 THE state's worst outbreak of annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT) in nearly a decade has prompted Agwest to issue a warning on hay quality. The reminder to farmers to buy only quality-tested hay comes in a season where many crops failed and feed shorta
$1.1m in innovation funds distributed
06 Jan 01 THE new Farm Innovation Program has delivered $1.1 million to 11 rural businesses in its first ever round of funding. Announcing the funds distribution, Agriculture Minister Warren Truss said the two-year program was designed to help rural businesses
Dairy farmers hit again
06 Jan 01 NATIONAL Foods Ltd (NFL) milk suppliers in WA have been slugged with another drop in farmgate milk prices following the signing of new milk contracts that became effective on January 1,2001. One Brunswick dairy farmer said that, while he would receiv
Dairy co-op working out the dollar details
06 Jan 01 DAIRY farmers will wait have to until April or May before knowing the full extent of Challenge Dairy Co-operative's transport operations and pricing structure. The Co-op expects to become operational in February and, from this time until until June
ABARE cuts farm income estimates
06 Jan 01 RISING costs and a reduced grain harvest have forced the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics (ABARE) to forecast a 12 per cent fall in net value of farm production for 2000-01 to $4.497 billion. Farmers achieved a net value of $
Strong yields from anthracnose-tolerant lupin
06 Jan 01 ONE of Agriculture WA's more recent variety releases, Tanjil lupin, is performing above expectations, according to many growers who harvested lupins this season. The variety was developed by Agriculture WA and the seed is currently marketed by SGB A
Package helps push pastoral wool
06 Jan 01 FIVE woolgrower groups from the southern rangelands will benefit from a $260,000 support package designed to help capture a market for lightweight lambs' wool fabric. The Mt Magnet-based Rangelands Fibre and Produce, Murchison Outback Producers, the
Strong yields from anthracnose-tolerant lupin
05 Jan 01 ONE of Agriculture WA's more recent variety releases, Tanjil lupin, is performing above expectations, according to many growers who harvested lupins this season. The variety was developed by Agriculture WA and the seed is currently marketed by SGB A
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AFGRI has new stock of S700 headers
16 Sep 18
AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
Liberals vow to keep college doors open
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.
Profit down, but rebounding Nufarm is seeking acquisitions
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Agrium merger makes super-sized fertiliser parent for Landmark
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GrainCorp syndicate withdraws from CBH bid
Chinese buy into live shipper Wellard
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China has followed through with flagged plans to resume importing United States beef, lifting a ban that has existed since mad cow disease was found in the States in 2003.
Indonesia has relaxed its trade restrictions on secondary beef cuts, re-opening a market that was worth $42 million to Australian exporters two years ago.
The recent rainfall will lead to a change in the micron profile of the Australian wool clip next spring, while boosting production volume and lamb marking rates.
While the favourable season is spurring lamb prices and providing more marketing options for producers, livestock agents are concerned rates are reaching unsustainable levels.
There will be more cases of sclerotinia in canola in areas that do not traditionally have problems with the disease due to the wet spring.
Chickpea prices have jumped $30 to $50 a tonne above global market values as farmers caught with soggy crops look for alternative grain supplies to fulfill their forward contract commitments.
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