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3000 dairy heifers for China
28 Apr 04 ELDERS has negotiated a significant export deal with one of China's largest agricultural operations, the Xuzhou VV Group, for a shipment of 3000 live dairy heifers worth more than $6.5 million. The shipment of Holstein-Friesian heifers will be bou
Calling skilled workers
28 Apr 04 THE State Government has launched an advertising campaign to find workers for seeding. Agriculture Minister Kim Chance said the industry was short of skilled workers and there were vacancies in rural areas for the seeding season. The campaign w
Chance pledges footrot assistance
28 Apr 04 WA Agriculture Minister Kim Chance said the State Government was determined important research and development into footrot would not take a backseat when Australian Wool Innovations (AWI) funding ended this year. The $412,000 AWI funding was
Complete mowing package
28 Apr 04 KUBOTA Australia has released a new compact mower with a 400L catcher that hydraulically elevates for dumping. Designated the GZD15, the company claims it is the complete mowing package. Grass can be quickly cut, collected and disposed of usin
28 Apr 04 NEW state-of-the-art DNA equipment will help WA maintain its competitive position in the field of agricultural genomics. The State Government has provided $350,000 to the State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre (SABC) towards the purchase of a mul
Dollars key to farm safety
28 Apr 04 FINANCIAL rewards were the key ingredient in getting farmers to adopt the principles of farm safety, agricultural consultant Bob Hall said at a farm safety forum last week. Mr Hall said all the quality assurance schemes placed on the agricult
Farmers egged on to count worms
28 Apr 04 PRODUCERS must monitor sheep flocks for faecal worm egg counts before the onset of winter, according to Agriculture Department senior sheep vet Brown Besier. Dr Besier said farmers were moving away from drenching their entire flock in the summ
Fibre risk test set for release
28 Apr 04 CONCERNS over dark and medullated fibre risk (DMFR) in Australia's Merino wool market are reverberating throughout the wool industry. Australian Wool Exchange (AWEX) chief executive officer Mark Grave drew attention to a new DMFR one to five r
Funds needed for shearing crisis
28 Apr 04 WAFARMERS Wool Council has renewed demands for funds from the State Government to train young people for the struggling shearing industry. Speaking at last week's wool council meeting, WAFarmers representative Lex Martin said there were more t
GBA appoints Paul Fox as GM
28 Apr 04 PAUL Fox has been appointed general manager of Grain Biotech Australia (GBA), a privately-owned, WA-based, national wheat breeding company. Dr Fox joined GBA in early 2003 after more than 20 years overseas, including 18 years in Mexico with The In
Getting to the heart of iceplant problem
28 Apr 04 ONCE country is covered in iceplant, is it gone for good? The possibility of recovering saline country is the big ticket item for Morawa Farm Improvement Group members running a series of trials this year. It is not known to what extent ic
Lobby groups asked to help
28 Apr 04 WA's peak farm bodies were urged to take a more active role in farm safety at a forum that isolated agriculture as the second-most dangerous profession in Australia. FarmSafe WA chairman Tony Hiscock said WAFarmers and the Pastoralists and Gra
Lucerne boosts weight, but not wool growth: trial
28 Apr 04 LUCERNE had a positive effect on sheep live weight gain, but no impact on wool growth and quality in a trial last year at Robert, David and Glenn Beard's Meckering property. The research was carried out by Muresk Honours student Maxine Brown i
Meet the new generation of MX Magnums
28 Apr 04 THE MX Magnum series heralds the new generation of row-crop and broadacre tractors in Australia, with upgrades involving power, drive train and operator comfort. In response to customer feedback, Case-IH has added high productivity features and ta
Opportunities will still be there: agent
28 Apr 04 ELDERS Export cattle officer Max Cunnington was confident that six or eight shipments would be required for boats from Port Hedland this year. "Two years ago, 20,000 cattle left the port with last year numbers down to 17,000," he said. "As long
Quality lamb without compromise
28 Apr 04 IT is not often that you see a group of farmers wandering around a Perth shopping centre with a bit of a spring in their step. But it was a willing group of Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe lamb producers who visited Booragoon butcher, Exclusive M
Sowing starts for lucky few
28 Apr 04 WHILE most farmers are still looking skyward, some wheatbelt grain producers are well into their seeding program, with canola crops out of the ground and lupin sowing all but finished. From Hyden to Lake King and out to the rabbitproof fence lies
WGA maintains rage on AWB
28 Apr 04 WHEAT Growers Association (WGA) representatives have submitted 21 recommendations to the 2004 Wheat Marketing Review into AWB Ltd, in the hope this year's inquiry will yield more effective results. The WGA submissions to the panel were initiat
Dairyman questions survey bias
22 Apr 04 WITCHCLIFFE dairy farmer Brian Yates has questioned the validity of a national dairy survey designed to aid the industry's recovery. WA is the only state where every producer will receive an extended phone survey, as well as a written form, as
Missing data to hinder market
22 Apr 04 WAFARMERS wool section president Max Watts believed published wool sale room data was crucially important for farmers to gauge the wool market. Last week the NSW Farmers Association called on Australian Wool Handlers to reverse its decision to
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AFGRI has new stock of S700 headers
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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
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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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