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$2.5m protein bonus for WA dairyfarmers
04 Jun 03 WA dairy farmers could gain up to $2.5 million in farmgate profits annually from national dairy milk protein extension project, Protein Plus. The Agriculture Department and CSIRO are working with the Queensland Department of Primary Industries
$5000 Blaweary Charolais
04 Jun 03 THE opportunity to secure some of WA's best Charolais genetics saw stud breeders out in force at last week's Blaweary Charolais stud's production sale where 29 females went under the hammer to average $2286. During their 13 years of breeding,
Challenge for WA dairyfarms
04 Jun 03 THE WA dairy industry has a crisis on its hands if Challenge Dairy Co-operative suppliers did not accept a revised average of 20 cents a litre instead of 32c/L, as expected from a joint venture with a Chinese dairy company. Co-op directors wer
Fight back: Wahlsten
04 Jun 03 VESTED interests were trying to bring down Australia¹s single desk wheat marketing system and WAFarmers grain section president Peter Wahlsten urged growers to rally. He said the groups had tried to hijack the Senate Committee inquiry into the Whe
GLA a model: Reading
04 Jun 03 THE recently established Grains Licensing Authority could be used as a model to oversee the South Australian barley industry, according to Grain Pool of WA chief executive Peter Reading. The SA Government is in the process of determining a new mar
July finish for 2001 AWB pool
04 Jun 03 AWBís 2001 national pool will be finalised in July, with a sixth distribution due in the week starting July 28. AWB national pools general manager Sarah Scales said the payment would be the final distribution from the 2001 pool, after AWB announce
Kendenup 75 not out
04 Jun 03 MORE than 140 guests attended the Kendenup Cricket Club's 75th anniversary dinner held recently in the Kendenup Agricultural Hall. The club was founded in 1928, not long after the entrepreneurial Clement de Garis founded the settlement of Kend
Kulin duo pad up to get on front foot again
04 Jun 03 DAVID Kirby has been growing wheat and sheep in the Kulin shire for 40 years and is hoping for a good year to get back on the front foot after three of the driest years he can remember. David, his wife Dianne, their son Darren and his wife Hel
Lely fodder gear a hit at Albany
04 Jun 03 FODDER conservation machinery was featured at the Lely West update at Albany. It was on site at the premises of DA Slee and Company, Albany and attracted mainly milk and beef producers to it. Among the machinery on display were a Vermeer 50
Nannup's recipe for hay
04 Jun 03 "THERE has been no rain and there is no hay. We either buy hay from the neighbour or we buy an alternative from CSBP." That was the choice that confronted well-known Nannup farmer Mario Camarri during one of the worst seasons on record back in the
Need to maintain power rage
04 Jun 03 RURAL residents fed up with the quality and reliability of electricity supplies have been encouraged to keep complaining about their problems to the State Government. Merredin National Party MP Brendon Grylls said putting complaints on the public
Pigs with no place to go
04 Jun 03 THE State Government had not ruled out relocating Midland's pig saleyards to Wooroloo, either at or near Craig Mostyn Group's Linley Valley Pork centre site. Agriculture Minister Kim Chance said the logical place for the saleyards would be at
Processor ups ante on pigmeat prices
04 Jun 03 A MAJOR WA pig processor was offering to match the price of imported pigmeat to help avert a deepening industry crisis, fuelled by high feed grain prices and cheap imports. In the past two years feed grain prices in WA had risen by about 50pc whil
04 Jun 03 AUSTRALIA¹S multi-billion dollar wheat industry could suffer a major setback if the increasing number of rust-susceptible varieties is not adequately controlled and replaced by resistant varieties. Grains Research Development Corporation¹s winter
Tough standards, high output at Stellenbosch Farm
04 Jun 03 DESPITE a funding cut the Stellenbosch University farm in South Africa continues to achieve some pretty good results. When apartheid finished in the early 1990s the funding to the Stellenbosch University farm was cut drastically to the point w
Wheat virus low-risk: Truss
04 Jun 03 FEDERAL Agriculture Minister Warren Truss said the wheat streak mosaic virus posed ìlittle or virtually no threatî to wheat growers despite the WA Agriculture Department declaring it a notifiable disease last week. Mr Truss said the National Manag
Wyllies seek $16.8m for impresssive Coolup farm
04 Jun 03 BILL and Rhonda Wyllie's truly magnificent Murray River Farm at Coolup is for sale at $16.8 million PSAV. The property is rightly considered as one of Australia's finest farms and provides two lifestyles ‹ that of a working farm, plus residences m
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The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
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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
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Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
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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
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
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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