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60 Minutes of bias
02 Apr 04 WA industry representatives have been unanimous in their condemnation of the 60 Minutes item on the live export trade. WAFarmers meat section president Mike Norton slammed the program for its unbalanced, biased and misrepresented report on the liv
AWB keeps eye on Bogasari complaints
02 Apr 04 AWB Ltd is keeping a close eye on Bogasari's wheat dumping allegations but believes the issue should be resolved at the federal government level. An AWB spokesperson said the the company had made the federal government aware of its Indonesian cust
Indonesia among top importers of wheat
02 Apr 04 WA wheatgrowers could be set for a prosperous relationship with the Bogasari Flour Mills to meet a burgeoning demand for wheat-based products, with noodles making up 50 per cent of the market. In 2002-03 Indonesia was the sixth highest wheat-impor
Lower returns lead to exodus
02 Apr 04 AUSTRALIA'S primary production industry is the only vulnerable unprotected price-taker in the nation's economy. That's according to Nuffield scholar Steve Dilley, who said the only other price-taking sectors were the mining industry and wage a
Migrating dogs streaming through damaged vermin fence
02 Apr 04 INCREASED funding is essential if the No.1 vermin-proof fence in pastoral areas is to remain an effective tool in the control of wild dogs, according to Sandstone pastoralist Murray McQuie. The No.1 fence runs from south of Ned¹s Creek station
Pastoralists tackle exotic invasion
02 Apr 04 GROWERS of white wool from Mount Magnet called for support from the Pastoralists and Graziers Association and the Agriculture Department last week to address fibre and genetic contamination from exotic breeds introduced into the rangelands. A
Pastoralists to make hard decision
02 Apr 04 WA jackaroos could have to swap their felt Akubra hats for hardhats if a NSW WorkCover prosecution against a Merriwagga pastoral company succeeds. The action stems from an incident in July 2001, when a 23-year-old jackaroo fell from his horse
Producers fear industry harm
02 Apr 04 WOODRIDGE pork producer Chris Keene is not alone in fearing for his livelihood because of Biosecurity Australia's (BA) relaxed quarantine restrictions on imported pigmeat. Mr Keene, who runs the 1200-sow Western Savannahs Piggeries, is one of
Shock flock loss after attacks
02 Apr 04 WILD dog attacks at Bulga Downs, south west of Sandstone, have reduced flock numbers from 2500 Merinos to just 800, when the flock was brought in for shearing. "In one particular attack we lost 54 sheep in a holding paddock prior to shearing a
South Africans sought to help fill labour void
02 Apr 04 IN a move to alleviate the shortage of labour in WA regional areas, the WA Regional Manufacturers Association and the Federation of Machinery Dealers Association will be actively seeking skilled employees from South Africa. According to WARM/F
Vaile urged to act quickly to defuse dumping crisis
02 Apr 04 FEDERAL trade minister Mark Vaile has been called on to immediately defuse the Indonesian flour dumping crisis to preserve the crucial multi-million-dollar export market for WA wheat. WAFarmers grains section president Peter Wahlsten said Austrade
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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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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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