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Animal welfare initiatives on track in WA
07 Jun 06 A WA guide titled "Is it fit to load?" made it to the national stage with an Australia-wide release last month. The national release indicates WA is leading the way in animal welfare initiatives. The initial guide was developed in collabora
Chocolate milk rewards
07 Jun 06 DAIRY Australia is expounding the virtues of chocolate milk after a recent study showed it had benefits for sport participants. According to research published in the International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, a glass of ch
Dairy merger opens markets
07 Jun 06 WA DAIRY farmers will be able to access specific dairy merchandise, greater expertise and more industry information after Landmark and Fonterra teamed up in a 50/50 joint venture. Though WA will not benefit from the "Dairy Alliance" for anothe
Fuel rebate to bite the dust
07 Jun 06 THE WA Nationals have accused the Federal Government of pandering to multinational fuel providers by cutting alternative fuel rebates under its proposed Fuel Tax Bill. The new legislation is under fire from the Nationals because they claim it
High costs push search for other income
07 Jun 06 FARMERS are being forced to abandon total-farm cropping and diversify their income streams to cope with exponentially rising input costs. Farm Weekly spoke to farming finance experts this week and the recurring message was that there is a tren
New finger on the pulse at UWA
07 Jun 06 KADAMBOT Siddique has been appointed Professor of Agriculture and Director of the University of WA Institute of Agriculture. His pioneering research at the University of WA was the launch pad for a major Australian chickpea export industry. The
New pig welfare code drafted
07 Jun 06 PUBLIC comment is being sought on a draft code of practice for pig welfare and its contentious clause to limit gestation stall use from 16 to six weeks during pregnancy. Animal welfare groups have targeted the use of stalls because they believ
One step closer to completion for Muchea
07 Jun 06 NEWLY appointed Muchea saleyard designer Atlex Stockyards was selected for its expertise and experience as well as its cost-effectiveness, according to the WA Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA). The news was revealed exclusively in Farm Weekly la
Shipper demand lifts wethers $10
07 Jun 06 SHIPPING wethers returned $10 a head above last year's prices at Midland saleyards last week - and exporters predict prices will stay high until September. The surge in shipper prices is due to live exporters' strong demand for quality stock t
The Act at a glance
07 Jun 06 UNDER the Animal Welfare Act 2002 a person who is cruel to an animal faces penalties ranging from $2000 to a maximum of $50,000 plus five years' imprisonment. According to the Act, a person is acting in a cruel manner if they torture, mutilate, ma
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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
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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
Tweets from @FarmOnline/fairfax-rural-reporters
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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