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Study seeks 'human fingerprint' on WA's climate
29 Aug 08 A new study will reveal whether major changes to Western Australia's climate are due to human activities and if they will persist and intensify with increasing greenhouse gas levels.
WAFarmers establishs a 'grains to milk' registry
29 Aug 08 WAFarmers has established a 'Grains 2 Milk' registry in a bid to create market opportunities for two industries currently going through a period of "tumultuous change".
Variety purity management tips for malting barley growers
29 Aug 08 The Department of Agriculture and Food has developed a new farmnote to assist growers maintain purity in their barley seed stored on-farm.
Grain Pool leads the way in new era for wheat
29 Aug 08 The CBH Group's marketing arm, Grain Pool Pty Ltd, is one of the first companies in Australia to be accredited to export wheat in bulk, after it received confirmation of its accreditation from Wheat Exports Australia this week.
Top price of $8250 at Katanning ram sale
29 Aug 08 EVERYONE was well aware of the gloom that surrounds sheep in general but buyers' faith in the long-term future of the wool industry sparked an intense atmosphere at the 2008 Rabobank Katanning ram sale.
Stemming the spread of rust in WA
28 Aug 08 WA grain growers are being warned that stem rust has been observed in a 700 hectare Yitpi wheat crop at Warralakin in the eastern wheatbelt and are being asked to be vigilant checking their own crops.
Fresh Ideas Centre open for business
28 Aug 08 Perth's Market City has opened its newest addition, the Fresh Ideas Centre, to promote fresh food products and conduct food reserach.
Grain Express stops at all stations to reach one third of WA growers
28 Aug 08 More than 1700 growers – or one in three growers in WA - have attended around 60 meetings across the state to hear about Grain Express, the industry initiative led by the CBH Group that will come into effect this harvest.
AWI trial results questioned by growers
28 Aug 08 THE integrity of the Australian wool industry's key research and marketing body has come under question after suggestions lambs' survival rate is 4pc less using mulesing, compared to breech clips.
Ban in face of GM food flood: Libs
28 Aug 08 LIBERAL agriculture spokesman Gary Snook said Premier Alan Carpenter's GM policy announcement last week effectively told farmers "there will be no GM crops while I am Premier".
No deal unless regional works: Grylls
28 Aug 08 THE WA National Party's royalties for regions policy is not negotiable and the only temptation that would cause it join forces with another party is unambiguous support of the policy, National leader Brendon Grylls says.
New wheat pool offers golden rewards
28 Aug 08 WAFARMERS and Emerald will offer WA wheat growers access to premium payment scales this selling season for protein, moisture and screenings, through their innovative wheat pool alliance.
GGA is backing 12 month reserach plan
28 Aug 08 MORE than 70 farmers, researchers and farming organisation representatives were networking at the Grower Group Alliance (GGA) annual forum at Perth Zoo this month.
WAGG to push for GCA membership
28 Aug 08 THE WA Grain Group (WAGG) is applying for a seat on the Grains Council of Australia (GCA), concerned for future representation of the grains industry to government.
Horticulture awards open
27 Aug 08 Nominations for the 2008 Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) Awards opened across Australia this month.
Rain around but southern WA still dry
27 Aug 08 Rain is on the way, but southern WA has seen one of its driest Augusts in more than 10 years.
Dowerin field days: Book launched to bump brassicas
27 Aug 08 Western Australian farmers have a new weapon for managing Australia's worst broadleaf weed of winter cropping systems, wild radish, which costs agriculture millions in lost production each year.
$250m tax cuts in first term: Libs
27 Aug 08 A Liberal government would provide an extra $250 million in tax cuts in its first term in office, leader Colin Barnett says.
One-stop CD to help producers control Paterson's curse
26 Aug 08 Livestock producers fighting Paterson’s curse on their properties now have access to a single one-stop-shop resource that will help them control the weed through the use of insects.
Dowerin Field Days: WAFarmers wheat pool unveiled
26 Aug 08 Set to contain several new features designed by Western Australian growers, Emerald Group and WAFarmers will launch the highly anticipated WAFarmers WheatPool at the 2008 Dowerin Field Days.
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AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
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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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