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$4m Tennant Creek sale
06 Aug 03 WESFARMERS Landmark auctioneer Simon McIntyre conducted the successful sale of Tennant Creek Station last month. In front of a crowd of more than 70 people, the bidding began at $3.8m and rose to $4.35m where the property was passed in and immed
All eyes on Hot Stuff
06 Aug 03 THE livestock export industry was placing its faith in a new computer software package called Hot Stuff to avoid a repeat of livestock deaths on ships out of Portland last year. Ship-board mortality rates for sheep declined overall last year b
All eyes on new centre
06 Aug 03 THE opening of the state of the art new Western Wool Centre at Spearwood created a lot of interest from brokers and sellers on Wednesday. It well and truly focused the eyes of the Australian and global wool industry on WA. However, it¹s
Beef tracked from paddock to box
06 Aug 03 ROB and Diana Nottle have been processing their own beef for the Japanese market for five years, following the closure of Clover Meats. The Nottles gave a guided tour of Nebru Exports abattoir in Mandurah last week as part of the Shorthorn Soc
Challenge unveils milk price
06 Aug 03 CHALLENGE Dairy Co-operative has finally released new milk prices in a week of action in the WA dairy industry. The structure of Challenge's pricing system has changed, with the contract milk category removed and prices either delivery right u
Chickpea research pays dividends
06 Aug 03 THE discovery of ascochyta blight in Australia has created a national push to fast track resistant chickpeas. WA Agriculture Department principal plant breeder Tanveer Khan said a marginally resistant desi chickpea, Howzat, from NSW, had shown pr
Farming sector must defend the defensible
06 Aug 03 ³NO, it¹s not cruel² I would have to remind my clients when I was a mulesing contractor back in the early 1970s, ³although it is painful". I would then explain that the infliction of pain only became cruelty if the motivation was wrong. Doctors an
Focus on renewable energy
06 Aug 03 WOMEN generally take the lead in nurturing the environment, according to past Country Women¹s Association president Sue Dunne. She said women nurture the environment as they nurture their young. The theme of this year¹s conference Our Enviro
Genetic gains still possible
06 Aug 03 SHEEPMEAT may be the big ticket item in agriculture at the moment but prime lamb producers were warned to improve their genetics or suffer penalties in the future. The advice was given at a prime lamb information day sponsored by Wesfarmers Landma
Global congress gives broad view
06 Aug 03 PERTH will host one of the largest farming conferences held in WA when the 14th International Farm Management Congress starts on Monday at the Burswood Convention Centre. More than 100 speakers will tackle issues including the application of n
Huge value in feed program
06 Aug 03 FRUSTRATED by a shortage of quality feed grains, WA's intensive livestock industries have pushed for a local extension of a program worth $100 million a year nationally. Members of the WA Pork Producers Association, WA Lot Feeders Association,
New stud on the block
06 Aug 03 ANOTHER Dohne stud is set to be established after Dandaragan sheep producer David Muller paid $10,000 for an Amuri Creek ram. The ram, AC020001, was bought as the foundation sire for David's new Dohne stud - which will be run separately to his
06 Aug 03 A PLAN to develop a world class joint research and development institute in WA has been greeted with scepticism by WAFarmers president Colin Nicholl. Last week Premier Geoff Gallop announced the institute would be a joint venture between the A
Sheep dairy produces Œwhite gold¹ at Dandaragan
06 Aug 03 THERE are some cheesy grins at Dandaragan and it is all to do with a new sheep dairy that has started to show its worth. The sheep milking was part of a dual operation to capture local and export markets for sheep milk products and fat tail la
Support for 2pc wool tax
06 Aug 03 WAFARMERS has backed a rate of 2pc for WoolPoll. The organisation made the decision at its wool council meeting on Monday. Wool section president Dale Park said it was vital research and development in the wool industry was supported at a time
06 Aug 03 FARMERS face a critical shortage of seasonal workers as the number of people prepared to work in the agriculture industry shrinks to alarming levels, according to leading figures in the agriculture training and employment sectors. WA Primary I
Wild dogs wanted: $20 bounty
06 Aug 03 A PROGRAM to tackle Laverton Shire's wild dog problem will include a trial bounty system. Agriculture Minister Kim Chance approved the short-term program, which would also include targeted aerial baiting and increased ground trapping and baiti
Women take on the big issues
06 Aug 03 NEW state County Women¹s Association president Margaret Sullivan admits that as a mother of five sons she did not do much to help CWA membership numbers. But she is quick to point out that quality is as important as quantity when it comes to m
Wool dynasty breaks ice
06 Aug 03 ELDERS and Cardiff Merino stud came together last week to celebrate the historic opening of the Western Wool Centre at Spearwood. The Davies family has created a wool growing dynasty over three generations at Cardiff and their clip was the fir
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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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