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$100,000 for wool comfort
17 Jul 02 WA company Wool Comfort Australia has received a $100,000 grant to unravel the mysteries of Europe's famous garment makers. Wool Comfort Australia was formed by a group of WA woolgrowers and garment manufacturer Max Heitman. Its aim is to prod
Brunswick heifers to $760
17 Jul 02 PELTING rain and sloppy mud could not deter eager bidders from trying their hand at securing a pen of the top quality Wesfarmers Landmark yarding of cattle at Brunswick last week. Demand far outweighed supply so sound prices were paid across t
17 Jul 02 BACK from a three week trip to Canada and England, I'm more convinced than ever that WA is a world leader in dryland farming, including electronics. Our technologies for seeding and spraying, particularly, are still ahead of what was displayed as
Declining global flock's effect on meat prices remains limited
17 Jul 02 SHRINKING global stock numbers have played a major role in meat and live export prices in the past year, according to MLA market analyst Peter Weeks. Speaking at the WA Red Meat Forum last week, Mr Weeks said the drop in numbers had positive p
Equipment is also on a roll
17 Jul 02 THE unsung heroes of the farm machinery industry - the equipment makers - also are capitalising on the current sales boom being enjoyed by tractor suppliers. According to Tractor and Machinery Association of Australia (TMA) executive director,
Fine wool does it tough
17 Jul 02 GROWERS of fine wool have been hit hard by falling prices and there seems little relief in sight. While prices for broader micron wools have risen by up to 50pc in the past 12 months, the value of 18 and 19 micron wool has plummeted - driven d
Fine wool quality must lift: Wilson
17 Jul 02 FINE wool prices have dived because processors have become more discerning about quality, according to leading buyer Itochu Wool. Itochu director Tony Wilson said weak demand from Europe for 18-19 micron wool was a factor, but growers had to r
17 Jul 02 THE Sheepmeat Council of Australia has launched the National Flock Identification Scheme, with ear tags available to producers from July 22. It is an industry-wide initiative aimed at providing faster and more accurate traceback of sheep for disea
'Handi' crane to have
17 Jul 02 IN days gone by, when farmers drove FB Holden utes around the paddocks, any farmer seen with a portable crane on the back of theirs would probably have been the target of some jokes. But according to McDougall Weldments principal Gordon McDougall,
JD 8420 goes on show at Wongan Hills day
17 Jul 02 ONE of the highlights of the recent first anniversary field day at Jolly and Sons, Wongan Hills, was the demonstration of the new John Deere 8420 tractor. According to Jolly and Sons Wongan Hills branch manager Brenton Read the tractor attracted p
Katanning $97 lambs Record may go tp $100
17 Jul 02 RECORD prime lamb auction prices were set for the third consecutive week at the Katanning trade sale last week. This time it was $97 for 119 White Suffolk Merino cross lambs offered by Mal Gibbs, Boyup Brook, in a repeat of his record-breaking
Lambs to $98.50 as suckers make $90.20
17 Jul 02 RECORD lamb prices in the saleyards aren't lasting long at the moment. Farm Weekly got some late news on Tuesday afternoon after the first half of the paper had already gone to print to say a line of Poll Dorset cross lambs had sold to $98.50 at T
Margaret River $718 steers
17 Jul 02 SCHOOL holidays and the Elders local cattle sale all combined to make a great day of it at Margaret River last Friday. The rain desisted, allowing lots of kids and plenty of interested graziers to descend on the Margaret River saleyards to se
MLA stands behind live exporters
17 Jul 02 MEAT and Livestock Australia offered its support to the live export industry at a red meat forum held in WA last week. Despite recent calls to limit live exports in WA, the MLA confirmed it considered live trade to be a major benefit to produc
QA participation target
17 Jul 02 MEAT and Livestock Australia has announced its plans to increase participation in quality assurance programs under the Cattlecare and Flockcare schemes. In WA last week, MLA livestock innovation manager Len Stephens said it was hoped there wou
Steers to $430 at Narngulu
17 Jul 02 NUMBERS were well up on those advertised for Elders monthly cattle sale at Narngulu, but demand for steers was strong with a line of 17 Shorthorn cross steers from Yallalong station selling to Elders Moora for the day's top, $430. The advertis
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PGA launches live ex campaign
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
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.
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