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Anti-GM rally hits Perth streets
05 Nov 08 The organisers of last week's protest rally at Parliament House attacking the introduction of genetically modified (GM) crops into WA claim it was a resounding success.
Southern hailstorm dents crop
05 Nov 08 LAST week's freak weather has left a small number of farmers toting up the damage while others are relieved they will not be carting water this summer.
Agriculture out of proposed carbon scheme
05 Nov 08 Support is growing for a position taken by the Australian grains industry, that agriculture should be excluded from a proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) but contribute to reducing carbon emissions through the use of complementary measures.
Bonus for high-yielding lambs
05 Nov 08 WA lamb producers will soon be paid extra for higher meat yielding lambs.
Flash flood destroys York crops
05 Nov 08 YORK farmers were devastated when a flash flood destroyed kilometres of fence-lines, destroyed crops and caused many livestock deaths last week.
Beef levy funding review underway
04 Nov 08 The committee formed to review the beef marketing funding levy is inviting submissions from cattle levy payers and other industry stakeholders.
Surprise: ALFA supports ethanol research grants
04 Nov 08 The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association (ALFA) has welcomed the Federal Government launch of its $15million research grants program for second generation biofuels research.
Further protection for Australian honey bee industry
04 Nov 08 The Rudd Government has committed $300,000 over the next two years to continue an important surveillance program for pests and disease in Australia’s honey bee and pollination industries.
Choose your chemicals wisely
04 Nov 08 With windrowing and harvest fast approaching, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) entomologist Ken Henry urges growers to be mindful of withholding periods for pesticide applications made late in the season.
Avenue for innovators through GRDC E-concept launch
03 Nov 08 Innovative research ideas can now be fast-tracked to the Grains Research and Development Corporation through the latest round of 'E-concept' funding.
Young lamb yardings spike later in '08
03 Nov 08 Young lamb yardings at saleyards covered by the National Livestock Reporting Service are 13pc higher so far this spring compared to last year.
Nat Foods to sell off its brands
03 Nov 08 National Foods is in discussions with potential buyers interested in acquiring a licence to its Pura Milk brand in NSW and other assets that must be relinquished if it merges with Dairy Farmers.
$2B CBH deal guarantees growers' pay
03 Nov 08 WA grain growers can rest assured they will be paid for this year's harvest after the CBH Group announced it had finalised funding facilities totalling around $2 billion.
Advice for small landholders
03 Nov 08 The Department of Agriculture and Food’s Small Landholder Information Service is coming to Perth to provide specialised property planning support for city people with small landholdings in the South West.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
Not only are most levy payers never consulted, nobody even knows who most of them are.
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
I'm one of the people who want marijuana to be legalized, some city have been approved it but
Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
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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
Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
24 Sep 18
THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
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.
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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