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Grains code released
04 Nov 09 AN Australian Grain Industry code of conduct, to promote best practice and transparency along the grains supply chain, was launched this week.
WoolPoll vote struggling to reach 30pc
04 Nov 09 WITH just three days of voting left, only 29.43pc of growers have voted so far in the WoolPoll 2009 to determine what percentage of their wool incomes will go to Australian Wool Innovation, the nation’s wool research and marketing body.
CBH wins top gong for governance
03 Nov 09 COOPERATIVE Bulk Handling took out the corporate governance award at last week's National Australia Bank Agribusiness Awards for Excellence.
GRDC top in agribusiness risk management
03 Nov 09 THE GRAINS Research and Development Corporation has won the Grant Thornton Risk Management Award as part of the 2009 NAB Agribusiness Awards for Excellence.
Delayed and staggered hatchings of locusts
03 Nov 09 UNSEASONAL conditions have caused delayed and staggered hatchings of locusts across WA's Central Agricultural Region resulting in lower densities than expected.
Easy come, easy go the gains for AWB pools
03 Nov 09 THE AWB pools have shed the unexpected gains of last week, in spite of international futures markets remaining relatively unchanged.
GrainCorp not worried by rise in on-farm storage
03 Nov 09 GRAINCORP does not believe the rise in popularity of on-farm storage will impact deliveries into its bulk handling network.
Barnett says no to mo
03 Nov 09 There won’t be a mo-off between Premier Colin Barnett and his political nemesis Eric Ripper to see who is all fluff and who can provide serious growth.
Call for audit of NWD claims
02 Nov 09 THE British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for an audit of Australian growers because it is concerned that growers are able to provide false information on the National Wool Declaration (NWD
Export beef diverted to domestic market
02 Nov 09 TOUGH export conditions on a national scale are forcing feedlot cattle out of the international market and back into the domestic market, according to the Australian Lot Feeders' Association's and Meat and Livestock Australia's September quarterly survey.
Barnett to meet PGA as rent hike hits home
02 Nov 09 PREMIER Colin Barnett has agreed to meet with representatives of the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) to discuss a huge increase in pastoral rents. WA pastoralists are still reeli
DEC seeks input on feedlot guidelines
02 Nov 09 THE Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) has assured feedlotters that it is not opposed to intensive animal industry.
Future in beef despite red tape
02 Nov 09 ALTHOUGH they have experienced the worst side of industry regulation and red tape, Narrogin beef producers Janet and Matt Thompson are still excited for the future of the beef industry in WA.
Grain marketing activity heating up
02 Nov 09 PLUM Grove managing director Tony Smith said harvest may be starting but grain was still selling slowly because of the low prices.
Chickpea makes a comeback
01 Nov 09 THE chickpea is making a slow but steady revival in the WA Wheatbelt with a focussed breeding program helping to rejuvenate the high grossing rotation crop.
Kojonup beef producer calls for unity
01 Nov 09 A KOJONUP cattle producer has thrown his support behind the Beef Stocktake report and called for an end to attacks on the state's two farm lobby groups.
Majestic hay performance from Bale Baron
01 Nov 09 THE first Bale Baron to be used in Australia created huge interest from WA hay producers during a display at John and Sally Martin's Toodyay property last week.
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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
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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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