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AWB withholding money
28 Jun 07 THE WA Grain Group (WAGG) claimes AWB iss retaining money owed to Australia¹s wheat growers. Spokesman Doug Clarke said, despite some welcome weekend rain, wheat growers were still facing an uncertain season. ³And here we have AWB still withhol
Cautious AWB supprt for GM wheat
28 Jun 07 AUSTRALIA¹S export wheat marketer AWB has lent cautious support to the GM wheat trials being conducted in Victoria, saying it supported research and development work into the development of varieties that could assist growers. AWB has been loath t
Crunch time for WA
28 Jun 07 RAINFALL late last week and over the weekend may have improved the situation for some growers across the state, but the situation still remains dire for growers in the northern agricultural region. Dry Seasons Advisory Committee (DSAC) chairman De
Moffet motive questioned
28 Jun 07 THE WA Grain Group (WAGG) says it is concerned about the intention behind AWB director Chris Moffet¹s recent threat to resign from the AWB board, calling on grower interests to be placed ahead of board members¹ corporate games. Speaking during an
Put up or shut up
28 Jun 07 FORMER Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) Western Graingrowers chairman Gary McGill has challenged single desk supporters to put their wheat, and their money, where their mouths are. Mr McGill, a long-serving PGA grains and executive comm
WA cattle sent to ES processors
28 Jun 07 FRUSTRATED cattle producers are calling on the State and Federal Governments to offer some assistance in solving the processing problem in WA. In a year already affected by a poor season, which is contributing to rising feed costs and water shorta
WA water wars
28 Jun 07 FARMERS who spent time and money building their own dams to store water for stock and domestic uses have been told by Water Resources Minister John Kobelke that they will have to pay for the water they collect. In the latest instalment of the long
AWB director Chris Moffet has been asked to explain his outspoken comments in Farm Weekly last week,
25 Jun 07 The WA farmer, who runs a 16,000ha wheat and sheep enterprise in Morawa, said he would resign if the break fee, believed to be worth up to $30 million, was implemented. Last year the fee became a subject of extreme scrutiny after it was revealed t
COOPERATIVE Bulk Handling (CBH) chairman Tony Critch has taken a swipe at AWB International (AWBI),
25 Jun 07 In the confidential document obtained by Farm Weekly, Mr Critch accuses AWB of conduct that is ³clearly discriminating² against the CBH Group¹s Asian flour milling subsidiary Interflour. He says the conduct is in direct contradiction to what AWB¹s
PRODUCERS Forum spokesperson John Snooke said last week¹s comments by Federal Agriculture Minister P
25 Jun 07 ³The GM debate is extremely emotive and complicated and unfortunately at the moment it is the politicians who are benefiting from that situation while farmers are suffering,² Mr Snooke said. ³WAFarmers and the Pastoralists and Graziers Association
THE Northern Agricultural Catchments Council (NACC) is launching WA¹s first carbon trading scheme as
25 Jun 07 ³We are delighted to have Dr Christine Jones from Carbon for Life talking to farmers about the Australian Soil Carbon Accreditation Scheme,² Mr Currans said. ³Agriculture and other land management practices have a significant impact on greenhouse
THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) has explained the reasons for its departure from the
25 Jun 07 PGA treasurer Bevan Henderson said that there had been increasing concern within the association for some years over increasing cost and declining relevance of the NFF, particular to WA. The fallout occurred late last week when the NFF council sai
THE Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) has urged WA Liberal Senators to back Opposition Agr
25 Jun 07 Mr Bradley said Mr McGauran¹s second reading speech provided an indication that he intended to exercise the veto in a way that proved extremely costly to WA growers last year. ³Last year Mr McGauran was fully aware of large AWB liabilities but for
THE WA agriculture industry has lost well-known identity and farmer Colin Mann, who passed away last
25 Jun 07 The expansion of the family farm in 1960, lead Mr Mann to work full time on the Tammin property. During this time Mr Mann was also involved in football, both as a player, and in later years as a coach. After farming in Tammin for 11 years Mr
RURAL veterinarians are disappointed they have not been consulted on proposed changes to the Veterin
14 Jun 07 The WA Veterinary Surgeons Board is currently consulting with stakeholders on the specifications of an accreditation process to qualify people to perform pregnancy testing. It is understood it will be run by the Australian Quarantine and Inspectio
SHEEP prices in WA have fallen way behind the eastern states as the late start to the season begins
14 Jun 07 Prices for trade lambs in major selling centres in NSW and Victoria consistently made $100-$130 last week on the back of widespread rain. Trade and heavy mutton was also a big mover selling from $52-$78 in Victoria, while heavy cross bred wethers
THE WA Pork Producers' Association (WAPPA) has spoken out about the value and importance of quality
14 Jun 07 "With export not only underpinning our pork production, but actually driving it in WA, it is ludicrous to suggest WA pig producers don't have an appropriate incentive to have quality assurance (QA)," Mr Dent said. "Almost 10,000 tonnes of WA pork
14 Jun 07 THE plug has been pulled on Single Vision Grains Australia (SVGA) after the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) decided to discontinue its funding, at an urgent board meeting late last week. As revealed exclusively in Farm Weekl
07 Jun 07 AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) is tight lipped about a closed-door meeting later this month with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to resolve the long-running dispute between the two parties. Federal Court judge Steven Rares rec
Shearing platform now available
07 Jun 07 THE nation¹s most promi-sing upright posture shearing platform (UPSP) has been slashed in price and is now commercially available. Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) and Peak Hill Industries collaborative ShearEzy UPSP is retailing for about $15,000
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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.
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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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