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Record canola shipment leaves SA
03 Mar 09 ABB's Port Lincoln, SA, terminal has leaded what is believed to be Australia's largest-ever single shipment of canola on the 229-metre long 'Baby Cape' vessel, the Stalo.
Outlook '09: Cattle prices to rise 2pc
03 Mar 09 Saleyard beef prices are expected to rise 2pc next financial year, despite the impact of the global financial crisis on shell shocked consumers in the key export markets of Japan, South Korea and the US.
Horse movements lifted after EI eradication
03 Mar 09 Changes to Western Australia’s equine influenza (EI) movement conditions from March 10 will allow horses from non-infected states to enter WA without having to complete any isolation periods.
WA maintains bovine Johne’s disease free zone
03 Mar 09 Western Australia has maintained its bovine Johne’s disease (BJD) free zone status, with four cattle herds in quarantine now cleared of the disease.
Team approach needed to keep rural births safe
03 Mar 09 The safety of pregnant rural women and their babies will depend heavily on a close working relationship between family doctors and midwives, according to Australia’s leading educators of doctors working in rural and remote practices.
Cattle exports bolstered by ASEAN free trade deal
03 Mar 09 Tariffs on most red meat export lines will be eliminated under the free trade agreement between Australia, New Zealand and the ASEAN countries which was signed last week.
Improving WA wines
02 Mar 09 A Department of Agriculture and Food project is assisting Western Australia’s wine industry with ways to improve its reds by selecting better clones for yield, vine health, climatic suitability and wine quality.
NACMA name change
02 Mar 09 Australia’s grain marketing peak body, National Agricultural Commodities Marketing Association Ltd (NACMA) has officially changed its name to Grain Trade Australia, effective since March 1.
High WA prices encourage use of physical markets
02 Mar 09 Recent strong prices at saleyards in Western Australia have encouraged producers to offload at physical markets rather than sell direct to works, according to Meat and Livestock Australia.
Heavy rain moves inland, relieving swamped Pilbara
02 Mar 09 The Pilbara is getting some relief from heavy rain and storms which have brought more than 100 millimetres to central and eastern parts of the region.
Snapshot for the dairy industry
02 Mar 09 One thousand dairy farmers across the country will provide a snapshot of their industry in the National Dairy Farmers Survey, which is underway this week.
WA's AAA rating under threat
01 Mar 09 A "strong growth" in government expenditure has placed the State's much vaunted AAA credit rating under threat, according to State Treasurer Troy Buswell.
Nuffield winner to study grain demand
01 Mar 09 York grain grower Leon Ryan is destined to travel far in 2009 as his Grains Research and Development Corporation supported Nuffield Scholarship takes him to China, India, the USA, Canada and Argentina.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
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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
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Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
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Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
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PGA launches live ex campaign
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
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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