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Moora on the move
10 Nov 04 LAST week¹s story on Westrac moving to Moora and gaining assistance from the Moora shire council drew a response from some ratepayers running businesses in the town. To clarify the matter, the Moora council may consider investing in a facility to
Best WA genetics on display
04 Nov 04 COMMERCIAL producers interested in viewing some of the best beef genetics in southern WA are urged to get on board this year's Landmark-Farm Weekly Stud Beef Cattle Field Days. The field days will take place over a week. They start on Monday, Nove
Buy Bombardier from AIM team
04 Nov 04 MERREDIN machinery dealership Ag Implements Merredin (AIM) has been appointed by Canadian manufacturer Bombardier to sell its ATV range. With axial four-stroke engines ranging from 400-498cc, the Bombardiers are heavy-duty workhorses developin
Charolais bulls for Israel
04 Nov 04 ONE of Australia's largest commercial Charolais operations last week shipped 950 bull calves to an Israeli feedlot. The consignment was the latest of many sold over the past seven years by Esperance-based Linkletters to the same Middle Eastern buy
College open day sends message to kids:
04 Nov 04 Working in dealership is not dead-end job By KEN WILSON PROMOTING young people into the farm mechanisation industry was one of the major focal points at last week¹s Narrogin Agriculture College open day. Inside the college¹s simulate
Dairy work wins Rabobank award
04 Nov 04 WARRNAMBOOL Cheese and Butter Factory chief executive officer John McLean has been named 2004 Rabobank Agribusiness Leader of the year. Rabobank CEO Bruce Dick said Mr McLean displayed exceptional leadership in taking Warrnambool Cheese and Butter
Experts warn US will hit Japan market hard
04 Nov 04 THE US has struck a deal with Japan to ease its way back into the lucrative beef import market. It is a move some say could spell the end of the free ride for Australian beef exporters. WA exported 7634t of beef to Japan to September this y
Groups split on NCP impact
04 Nov 04 WAFARMERS has slammed the impact of National Competition Policy (NCP) on rural communities, but the National Farmers Federation (NFF) believes the controversial program is on the right track, with some reservations. WAFarmers president Trevor De L
Headers start to get into gear
04 Nov 04 WITH Australia¹s biggest race out of the way, farmers this week were concentrating on the race to get grain into the bin. In a true weight-for-age race, class six, seven and eight headers were gobbling up crops of wheat, barley, lupins, canola
No hearing for WA
04 Nov 04 WA wheatgrowers are set to miss out on a crucial opportunity to have their say about the Productivity Commission's (PC) plans to free up wheat marketing. The PC has only pencilled in four hearings at Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Toowoomba, star
PC calls for end to wheat single desk
04 Nov 04 THE Howard Government has been urged to introduce a priority review of wheat marketing legislation, following a report into National Competition Policy (NCP). A discussion draft released by the Productivity Commission (PC) last week proposed t
Restructure way of future for pork
04 Nov 04 THE pork industry¹s national representative body Australian Pork Limited (APL) has embarked on an extensive consultation process with producers throughout Australia on the Draft Seven Year Restructure Plan. The consultation workshops kicked of
Road map needed for Telstra sale
04 Nov 04 I HAVE a great love of Irish humour, with its strange, but somehow rational view of the world, like the farmer who was stopped by a passing motorist and asked what the best way was to get to Dublin. ³If you want the best way,² the farmer comment
Small towns being hurt
04 Nov 04 SMALLER rural communities have been adversely affected by the National Competition Policy reform process, according to the Productivity Commission (PC) draft report into the impact of NCP on rural and regional Australia. "While at a broad level,
West ahead of rest in Viascan measurement
04 Nov 04 IT will be at least two years before Viascan measurements are used in everyday producer business, but installation of the world-leading technology to objectively measure lamb meat yields will place WA at the forefront in Australia. WAMMCO Inte
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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.
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Agrium merger makes super-sized fertiliser parent for Landmark
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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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