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AQIS fees slashed by 40pc
05 Sep 01 WA FARMERS have welcomed a government decision to slash AQIS inspection charges by 40pc. The surprised announcement made last week by Agricultural Minister Warren Truss represents a real breakthrough for exporters, who have been forced to bare
Country bores combat salinity
05 Sep 01 THE first of 27 bores to help communities of country towns become more aware of the problems of salinity and rising watertables has been installed at Bakers Hill. The community awareness bores have been organised by the Agriculture Department's Ru
Failures proposed to up crop prices
05 Sep 01 A SCHEME to simulate crop failures around the world to force up the price of wheat, soya beans and corn could be up and running in two years if accepted in at least five of the six major wheat exporting countries. Canadian accountant and Focus on
New campaign promotes rural WA
05 Sep 01 WA Agriculture Minister Kim Chance officially launched a new campaign to promote rural WA to the rest of the world at Dowerin field days last week. Prime Season WA will continue until early October and aims to promote the period from Dowerin field
New varieties of crops released
05 Sep 01 TWO wheat varieties and field pea variety bred at the Agriculture Department were released at the Dowerin field days this week. The two wheat varieties were developed in partnership with the Grains Research and Development Corporation. They inc
PGA rejects Pastoral Board switch call
05 Sep 01 THE PGA has rejected calls by WAFF pastoral president Bill Radford to transfer the Pastoral Lands Boards from the Planning and Infrastructure portfolio to the Agriculture portfolio. In an announcement last week, Mr Radford said he was pushing
'Tether Max' is top invention
05 Sep 01 A DEVICE which alleviates tethered animals suffering if they become entangled in tethering chain or rope has won Amos Laird, Bullsbrook, the title of WA Farm Inventor of the Year. Mr Laird won the award at last week's Dowerin field days for his Te
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The case for spending restraint and a rapid return to surplus is as strong as ever
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Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
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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
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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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