Latest - Ag & Rural
Photos & Videos
Livestock & Sales
Livestock - Sales
Livestock - General
Satellite - WA Sth
Satellite - WA Nth
Radar - WA Sth
Radar - WA Nth
6 Day Outlook
14 day rain - WA Sth
14 day rain - WA Nth
28 day rain outlook
Place An Ad
Farm Weekly Media Kit
National Media Kit
All in the family at Walkaway
23 Feb 01 AUB Green did not demur when his 9000 odd acres in Walkaway was referred to as his hobby farm, but after taking off his 58th harvest last season, he is now ready to have another try at slowing down. Selling his major farming property at Kalann
Ambassador's fine affair with Wagin
23 Feb 01 THE 2001 Wagin Young Rural Ambassador is Melanie Davey, a 24 year old customer service officer with Wesfarmers Federation Insurance in Wagin. Through her family Melanie has had a long association with Woolorama and although she completed years 11
AWB ship set to float
23 Feb 01 NATIONAL wheat exporter AWB Ltd is planning an August date for its public listing on the Australian Stock Exchange. After working to fulfil ASX listing requirements over the past 18 months, AWB Ltd now has six months to prepare a prospectus to
Big influx for Corriedales
23 Feb 01 A HOST of new studs have bolstered the Corriedale showing in recent years at Woolorama and the unofficial patriarch of the breed Arthur Pederick expects there will be another strong showing this year. Arthur says most of the Corriedale studs in WA
Boer goats set to leave mark
23 Feb 01 BOER goat breeders look forward to Woolorama as an annual chance to report to farmers on the emerging opportunities for commercial goat meat production. This year at Woolorama Boer they are hopeful they can promote the success of their efforts
Davison moves to expand operations
23 Feb 01 WA agricultural chemicals manufacturer Davison Industries is bidding to increase its cotton/sugar/horticulture and broadacre business in eastern Australia with three important new appointments to complement its expanded product range. Davison Indu
Flopsy now without licence
23 Feb 01 PERMITS are no longer required to keep domestic and commercial rabbit breeds. The Agriculture Protection Board (APB) has changed the classification of domestic pet and commercial rabbits to enable them to be kept by households without restrictions
Hopes high for study award
23 Feb 01 JUDGING has finished and the winner of the 2001 Wool Agency Woolorama scholarship is a closely guarded secret until it is announced at the Wagin Woolorama on Friday, March 9 at 1pm. It is the second time the award has been presented and scholarshi
Labor promises a new deal on compensation
23 Feb 01 THE Federal Opposition has vowed to boost dairy assistance payments to WA, NSW and Queensland's dairying regions while shaving payments to Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. The move is designed to help dairy farmers most affected by dai
Lupins - plea to look on bright side
23 Feb 01 FOR many WA grain growers, lupins are the grain they love to hate. Lupins would curtly dismissed from the farm program today if another more profitable legume replacement could be found to work in with a cereal rotation. But farmers have been u
More than a game for Dumbleyung sheepman
23 Feb 01 WHEN a fleet-footed football player gives up the game to exhibit Merino sheep then he is serious. Loxley studmaster Courtney Sutherland trains and plays all winter but when the show season starts football comes second. "The year I left sch
Sheep sale ends 43 year era for Snooke family
23 Feb 01 A FARMING era lasting 43 years ended when Wesfarmers Dalgety held a clearing sale last week for the fifth generation Snooke family, of Meckering. Grace and Darryl Snooke sold sheep, produce, sundries, vintage items, plant and machinery to bi
23 Feb 01 A road-building gang arrived on the job, just out of Midland, and discovered they had forgotten to take their shovels. One of them used his mobile phone to contact their foreman and tell him of their predicament. "Calm down, stop worrying, don'
Stakes high for shearing title
23 Feb 01 WA'S fastest shearers will go in as the under-dogs when WA attempts to wrest the Heiniger 100 shearing record from NSW at Woolorama in March. The task will be anything but easy amid allegations of rule-bending leveled at the NSW shearers who shave
Strong SAMM demand leads Toodyay sale
23 Feb 01 THE sale of 90 F1 SAMM ewes for $70 and a line of five SAMM stud rams for $425 was a highlight of a strong clearing sale at Toodyay last week. Elders' Northam auctioneer Gerald Wetherall was faced with strong demand for the the SAMMs from loca
Trials open options for liquid fertiliser
23 Feb 01 AS A graingrower should you opt for liquid fertilisers to replace conventional top-dressing? If early Agriculture WA trials are any indication, the answer is a resounding yes, with the usual caution that you should hold your own trials to esta
Wagin Grainfeeds a success story
23 Feb 01 NATIONAL dog food company Uncle Ben's has been a long-term sponsor of the Woolorama sheep dog trials but there are local links behind the glossy Pal Pedigree Meaty Bites label. The relationship between the big manufacturer and local company Gr
Warning on pests with summer crops
23 Feb 01 WHERE there's an upside, always look for the downside. That's the case with the surge towards summer cropping and the loads of upside in terms of water use, summer grazing benefit and silage. But two AgWA researchers warned delegates at last we
Water carting helps get Suffolks ready
23 Feb 01 WOOLORAMA will be a welcome respite from carting water for Roy and Melinda Addis, Ashbourne stud, Nyabing. With more than 40 dry dams they have been kept busy carting water, spending a full day every third day to make hour-long round trips to
Wether lambs make top of $34
23 Feb 01 WETHER lambs sold to a peak of $34 to top the Wesfarmers Dagety clearing sale for AR & JR Green, Walkwaay. The line of 210 wether lambs sold to Emmanual Exports for $34, a price that was matched when J Wasley, Mingenew, paid $34 for 202 yellow tag
PHOTOS & VIDEOS
See how was at the annual event on April 22.
Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
Not only are most levy payers never consulted, nobody even knows who most of them are.
Various thin-shelled types are running around like headless chooks over free-range eggs
The case for spending restraint and a rapid return to surplus is as strong as ever
I'm one of the people who want marijuana to be legalized, some city have been approved it but
Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
#blueysmegacarshowandcruise2019 10 years on Daniels Ute will be apart of another massive cause.
Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
Australia's live animal trade is nothing but a blood stained industry that suits those who
PGA launches live ex campaign
Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
24 Sep 18
THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
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.
Profit down, but rebounding Nufarm is seeking acquisitions
Bayer’s $88b Monsanto merger bites Aussie cotton R&D
Agrium merger makes super-sized fertiliser parent for Landmark
China’s Rifa pays $55m to beef up its NSW estate
GrainCorp syndicate withdraws from CBH bid
Chinese buy into live shipper Wellard
NZ crop tech firm eyes ASX listing
China’s ag investment rush leaves us for Brazil
Tweets from @FarmOnline/fairfax-rural-reporters
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.
Search thousands of classified ads ONLINE
Search over 20,000 rural real estate listings online including farms, rural property and acreage for sale.
Australia’s premier industry field day event, the 2015 Commonwealth Bank AgQuip.
Buy rural and agricultural books and DVDs online.
Connecting Livestock Buyers & Sellers: Your one-stop shop for livestock news, reports and sale listings.
Australia's Horse Trading Magazine. Everything equine - Buy, Sell, Ride.
RURAL NEWS WEBSITES
The Land - NSW
Farm Weekly - WA
Queensland Country Life - QLD
North Queensland Register - Nth QLD
Stock & Land - VIC
Stock Journal - SA
Farming Small Areas Expo
Central West Machinery Expo
NT FIELD DAYS
Australian Dairy Farmer
Good Fruit and Vegetables
Conditions of Use