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$50m boost for Gascoyne-Murchison
07 Oct 04 THE Gascoyne Murchison Strategy (GMS) has resulted in increased tourism, infrastructure and agricultural diversification on pastoral properties. The $50 million strategy funded by the State and Federal governments and individual pastoralists b
A boost for goat processing
07 Oct 04 VICTORIAN company Norvic Food Processing, in partnership with Meat and Livestock Australia, has developed and successfully tested an integrated processing innovation for the goatmeat industry. Norvic director Jon Hayes said this state of the art t
Armyworm alert as farmers gear up for harvest
07 Oct 04 HARVEST may start as soon as next week in the northern agricultural area, although crops could still do with more rain. Geraldton Landmark agronomist Grant Thompson said headers could be rolling by next week if fine conditions continued. He
07 Oct 04 ALONG with 43 other farmers and scientists, from all over southern Australia, I recently saw first-hand numerous GM crops in Canada and the United States. We saw field after field of weed-free GM crops. We heard from farmers and weed scient
Bootscooting at Bruce Rock
07 Oct 04 SONGS from Dolly Parton and Patsy Cline plus some rockabilly tunes will see Bruce Rock bootscooting in the name of charity. The BK Troupers is organising its second annual country music concert to be held in the Bruce Rock amphitheatre, raising m
CBH silent on cracked wheat
07 Oct 04 CO-OPERATIVE Bulk Handling (CBH) has denied it was the exporter of a 20,000 tonne cracked wheat shipment refused an export permit after Australian Quarantine Inspection Service test samples revealed more than half was whole grain. Bulk carrier New
Focus on salt in valley floors
07 Oct 04 FARMERS should control salt in valley floors that were directly at risk, rather than target recharge on hillsides, Agriculture Department hydrologist Don Bennett said. Speaking at the Ballard Seeds/Cooperative Research Centre for Plant-Based
Francois brings genetic lab to farmers
07 Oct 04 SOUTH African veterinarian Francois Marais was born and bred in the Karoo, half way between Johannesburg and Cape Town. He has worked in various states of Australia as well as in the British Isles and parts of Western Europe, but he believes t
Hairy canary to rescue
07 Oct 04 HAIRY canary clover may play an important role in the fight against dryland salinity, according to salinity researcher Lindsay Bell. Mr Bell, from the Cooperative Research Centre for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity, said the introduced
Kimberley fires thought to be deliberately lit
07 Oct 04 AN estimated 2500 square kilometres have been burnt out on several Kimberley properties, including Jubilee Downs, Kimberley Downs, Brooking Springs, Leopold Downs, Blina, Ellendale, Christmas Creek and Gogo stations. Although the cause of the fire
Lift kangaroo quota: growers
07 Oct 04 PASTORALISTS in the Goldfields and Nullarbor region facing increased grazing pressure from western grey kangaroos want the regional commercial kangaroo quota set by CALM to be increased. Peter Brown from Arubiddy station, east of Balladonia sa
07 Oct 04 THE Productivity Commission has begun its inquiry into competition and future of the pig meat industry. The deadlines for submissions ended yesterday. Australian Pork Limited policy division general manager Kathleen Plowman said the inquiry wa
PPC finalist for industry award
07 Oct 04 PPC WHOLESALE Foodservice has been selected as a finalist for this year's Western Australian Industry and Export Awards. The Awards are in their 16th year and recognise excellence and innovation in large and small WA businesses, featuring 14 indus
Secret wheat business
07 Oct 04 THERE have been conflicting reports about how well the grains Single Vision forums were received in WA, with the media being shut out from the meetings. Farm Weekly, which attended the Kellerberrin forum last Thursday, was instructed to leave
Sheep uneconomical: farmer
07 Oct 04 WANNAMAL farmer David Graham has always had sheep but after doing his sums has decided that instead of producing fine wool he will crop all his arable land. Last week Mr Graham dispersed his 2000-head flock in an on-property sale and gained pr
Shut out: $990 salt forum slug
07 Oct 04 RURAL salinity campaigners claim farmers are being deliberately shut out of an important salinity forum in November. The Department of Environment (DOE)-organised event will run from November 9 - 12 and features international and interstate sp
07 Oct 04 TWO of the biggest contributors to the WA feedlot industry have been honoured with WA Lot Feeders Association (WALFA) life memberships. Ted Brockman was a WALFA president and Australian Lot Feeders Association (ALFA) councillor. Murdoch Univers
Strong demand pushes The Grange rams to $10,500 peak
07 Oct 04 A LARGE crowd of woolgrowers from across Australia flocked to The Grange¹s on-property ram sale last week at Egerton, where the sale was red hot from beginning to end as buyers pushed prices to a top of $10,500 twice. Throughout the sale local
Wool hopes dampened
07 Oct 04 HOPES for a wool market recovery have been dampened as the dominance of China has pushed much of the wool market to it's lowest point so far this selling season. The Western Market Indicator closed the week 15c lower at 726c, after falling 17c
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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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