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Grain Pool expands in Japan
14 Oct 08 The CBH Group's marketing arm, Grain Pool Pty Ltd, is establishing an office in Tokyo as part of its long term focus on Japan as a key market for Western Australian grain.
Priest's blessing for live ex stock
13 Oct 08 Animal rights group, Animal Liberation, is claiming a message has been sent to Christians to take a stand against live exports after a Catholic priest blessed a consignment of stock being loaded on to a ship in Fremantle.
New opportunies for woolbelt surface water use
13 Oct 08 The capture of fresh surface water has the potential to open up areas of the woolbelt of Western Australia to intensive agricultural industries, according to the Department of Agriculture and Food.
Angus breeders warned of gene defect
13 Oct 08 ANGUS Australia is calling for all members to report any calves born dead and malformed following the indefinite discovery of a recessive gene in an American super sire.
National lamb indicators start to recover
13 Oct 08 The weakened Australian lamb market demonstrated its first signs of recovery this week with the majority of states recording a rise in prices.
Manjimup's first sale a success
13 Oct 08 THE Manjimup community gave an emphatic thumbs up to the re-opening of the town's saleyards with 300 people attending the first sale last week.
Rural exports bright spot on economic radar
12 Oct 08 Rural exports are one of the few bright spots in the Australian economy this week in what has otherwise been a bloodbath in the global financial markets with a plummeting dollar set to significantly increase the value of farm export commodities like wool, wheat, sugar and dairy.
Russian market the future for Australian beef
12 Oct 08 Despite a recent drop in exports, the future for Australian beef in the Russian market is still strong, according to the head of the Russian National Meat Association, Sergey Yushin.
Wool market finishes the week 0.9pc higher
10 Oct 08 The Australian wool market finished 0.9pc higher, on average, at sales in Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle this week.
Argyle the new canola diamond
10 Oct 08 The Canola Breeders of Western Australia have released a new variety aimed at optimum performance in medium to high rainfall areas.
Market chaos hits beef exports
10 Oct 08 The chaos on global financial markets is flowing through to Queensland's beef exports, with buyer uncertainty reported in the US, Korea and Japan.
New look for Harvey Beef
08 Oct 08 Rebranding for Harvey Beef
WA machinery merger
08 Oct 08 Machinery dealers in shock merger
Skeleton weed plan faces axe
08 Oct 08 Skeleton weed levy may be lifted, increased or retained
WA harvest begins
08 Oct 08 Northern crops kick off WA harvest
WA farm groups push for GM ban end
08 Oct 08 WA farm groups return from GM trip and ask new government to lift GM ban
Fonterra to buy Ski yoghurt brand
08 Oct 08 National Foods and Fonterra have entered into an agreement for Fonterra to acquire the Ski yoghurt brand from National Foods, should National Foods successfully acquire Dairy Farmers.
Win big on world egg day
08 Oct 08 It's World Egg Day this Friday – a day to not only raise awareness about the outstanding nutritional benefits of eggs and to recognise this versatile and tasty ingredient, but also a chance to win big.
CBA buys BankWest for $2.1b
08 Oct 08 Commonwealth Bank of Australia will push ahead with an accelerated bookbuild to fund its $2.1 billion acquisition of Perth-based lender BankWest.
PGA slams GLA decision
08 Oct 08 Free market lobbyists, the Pastoralists and Graziers Association have slammed the decision of the new WA government to retain the Grain Licensing Authority for the marketing of coarse grain.
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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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