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WA Liberals want urgent livestock prices inquiry
10 Apr 08 Low prices being offered to meat producers in Western Australia is the subject of a petition calling for a Legislative Council Standing Committee to inquire into the meat industry.
WA lags in the OJD battle
10 Apr 08 ONCE again WA's Ovine Johnes Disease management appears to be lacking.
WA dairy industry unites
10 Apr 08 THE Western Australian dairy industry has united to form a single vision for the State’s future milk requirements and the as-yet untapped export market opportunities.
New era at Kondinin Group as CEO steps down
10 Apr 08 Kondinin Group’s chief executive officer William Ryan is stepping down from the helm of Australia’s largest independent farming organisation.
WAFarmers calls for release of wheat report
09 Apr 08 In the aftermath of the Senate Standing Committee hearing concerning the inquiry into the Wheat Export Marketing Bill 2008, WAFarmers is calling on the Rudd Labor Government to immediately release the Ralph Report detailing the outcomes of consultation with wheat growers.
Australian dollar limiting wool return
09 Apr 08 AUSTRALIAN wool producers are the victims of a high Australian dollar, which is eating away their returns despite buyers paying top dollar.
Alliance has industry talking
09 Apr 08 THE NEW wheat marketing alliance between WAFarmers and leading grain marketing company Emerald has set tongues wagging in the grain industry.
Processing plant still on the cards
09 Apr 08 ANOTHER export abattoir could soon be built in WA after one of South Australia’s biggest processors gave a firm commitment that another processing plant will soon be operating in this state.
An orderly affair for CBH meeting
09 Apr 08 CBH’s 75th annual general meeting proved to be a far more docile affair than last year’s controversial, four-hour marathon.
Rain boosts confidence in southern WA
09 Apr 08 RECENT rain has boosted the confidence of many farmers across WA after storms last week provided them with a good start to the season.
Japan pays less for beef than WA
09 Apr 08 IF any further proof was needed that Australian consumers and producers are getting a raw deal when it comes to beef prices, photos fresh out of Japan show that Japanese consumers are actually paying less for Australian beef in their supermarkets than it is being sold for in Australia.
White Suffolk win carcase competition
04 Apr 08 A line of White Suffolk lambs have won WAMMCO's state carcase competition.
Climate change hot topic for WAFarmers
04 Apr 08 CLIMATE change was a hot topic at this year’s WAFarmers annual conference, with several keynote speakers raising the issue and its potential impact on farming in the future.
Vet student wins Blackwood scholarship
04 Apr 08 MURDOCH university Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery student Stephaney Draper has been named winner of the 2008 Blackwood Agricultural Scholarship for her dedication to her course and agriculture.
WAFarmers and Emerald join forces
02 Apr 08 WAFARMERS has joined forces with Emerald, one of Australia’s leading independent grain companies, to form a radical new marketing alliance that’s designed to give WAFarmers members greater control over their wheat marketing in the deregulated environment.
Exporter breaks silence
02 Apr 08 Emanuel Exports director Mike Stanton has broken his silence about the court case that saw him and fellow director Graham Daws acquitted of animal cruelty charges.
WA lupin industry at crossroads
02 Apr 08 THE WA lupin industry is at a crossroads as north Wheatbelt farmers continue to focus on higher-priced wheat and canola plantings.
WA investment company looks to carbon
02 Apr 08 AN emerging WA-based agricultural investment company aims to secure a large slice of the multi-billion dollar carbon credit industry by listing its initial share offer on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Who will put in WA's crop?
02 Apr 08 Will there be enough labour in WA to help farmers with their seeding operations this year? The labour situation is critical in WA with the mining industry luring many potential workers away from agricultural jobs.
WAFarmers calls for Federal Government support on mulesing
02 Apr 08 WAFARMERS have called on the Federal Government to step in and take control of the mulesing saga, which is threatening to spiral out of control.
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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
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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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