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Five WA finalists at national junior judging
31 Oct 09 THE 2009 national junior judging and handlers competitions were held at the Royal Hobart Show, Tasmania, last week.
Nowhere for milk-fed calves to be processed
31 Oct 09 PRODUCERS of milk-fed calves have been forced to make other arrangements for their stock due to a lack of abattoirs willing to process them.
State-of-the-art header for Bindoon college
31 Oct 09 IT was smiles all round last week when the Bindoon Catholic Agricultural College received the brand new Case IH 6088 harvester it ordered from Boekeman Machinery in Northam.
The golden fleece is regaining its lustre
31 Oct 09 WOOL prices have been keeping pace with the Australian dollar despite the high exchange rate, and confidence is now creeping back in the market.
Alan Carpenter now senior Wesfarmers manager
30 Oct 09 FORMER WA Premier Alan Carpenter has been appointed to a senior management role at Wesfarmers Limited.
Sweltering heat breaks records in WA
30 Oct 09 The last day-or-two has been hot in WA, near-record for many districts, including the Eucla, Goldfields, Interior and Pilbara where it has nudged the mid 40s.
Breakthrough on horn and poll testing
30 Oct 09 PFIZER Animal Genetics has developed an exciting new break through Hornpoll DNA test that has the potential to revolutionise the progression towards polled animals in livestock breeding. Thi
Carbon crisis, what carbon crisis?
30 Oct 09 AUTHOR, science communicator and public speaker Joanne Nova knows the world has warmed in the past century, but unlike many scientists in her field, she doesn't put the warming down to carbon.
CBH set for harvest trials
30 Oct 09 CBH is set to trial a range of products this harvest, in an effort to improve the value and efficiency of the WA central grain storage and handling network.
Climate change is much ado over nothing
30 Oct 09 IF the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) goes ahead as planned, a carbon price of $30/t will produce a direct cost of $3000 every year for a family of four. That was the warning
Cut the Red Tape
30 Oct 09 THE State Government has announced moves to overhaul and streamline WA's cumbersome and inefficient approvals processes.
Emerald Group in third grains partnership
30 Oct 09 GRAIN marketer Emerald Group has set up a partnership with a local farming group in a third state, following the announcement it would set up a joint venture with new Riverina-based farmer co-operative Southern Agventure.
Nicoletti sees future in beef game
30 Oct 09 WHEN WA's biggest graingrower says he wants to not only remain, but expand, in the beef game, those in the industry cannot help but feel confident that there is a future in the industry.
A year to remember for British breeds
29 Oct 09 THE past 12 months have been extremely good for breeders of British and Australasian breed rams, with lamb prices at levels many had only dreamed about.
Crutching longer with non-mulesed sheep
29 Oct 09 A RECENT project has looked into reducing productivity loss when crutching non-mulesed sheep.
Merinos make their mark
29 Oct 09 AS the Merino ram selling season comes to a close on the back of continued challenges, producers have reason to smile after coming through relatively unscathed.
Potential for beef processing co-operative
29 Oct 09 GIVEN enough dedication and patience, the WA beef industry could develop successfully along the same lines as WA's lamb marketing co-operative.
Sheep reliability valued at Duranillin
29 Oct 09 DURANILLIN grower Stephen Abbott is putting his faith back in the future of sheep after grain prices took a tumble heading into this year's harvest, and show little sign of climbing higher over the short term.
South African breeds in 2009 resurgence
29 Oct 09 THIS season's South African breeds ram sale results have made a defining resurgence from the tough 2008 ram selling environment.
WA fuel prices set to rise
28 Oct 09 WA motorists are being advised to fill their tanks today before petrol stations begin hiking their prices.
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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.
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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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