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Jobless rate tipped to pass 7pc
02 Apr 09 Senior federal ministers and industry leaders are preparing the public for a sharp rise in the number of Australians out of work, with the budget forecast on unemployment now certain to pass 7 per cent.
Wool: the recession fibre
02 Apr 09 The wool market has started this week a little higher again, up 10c/kg to 20c/kg across the Merino microns.
Plenty want to vote early in daylight saving referendum
02 Apr 09 A strong turnout of voters is likely for the daylight saving referendum if early indications are any guide, the WA Electoral Commission says.
WA employer confidence slumps to record low
02 Apr 09 About a fifth of bosses in Western Australia say they will lay off staff, as employer confidence slumps to a record low in the state.
CBH farewells Mencshelyi
02 Apr 09 The CBH Group yesterday farewelled its long-serving chief executive, Imre Mencshelyi, at its annual general meeting in Perth.
GM drought-tolerant wheat wait
01 Apr 09 The head of the Molecular Plant Breeding cooperative research centre (CRC) Glenn Tong has said that the hunt for a drought wheat would go on, but that farmers would have to be prepared for a lengthy wait yet.
GFC plays havoc on world beef markets
01 Apr 09 The global financial crisis (GFC) has played havoc with beef markets around the world through tighter credit availability, currency turmoil, and its effect on trade.
Wool market keeps on holding
01 Apr 09 Somehow the wool market continues to hold and even claw back a little ground.
Baring all - breech traits found across key states
01 Apr 09 Bare-breech Merinos have been found in flocks across most of mainland Australia by an owner from one of the State's most well-known mules-free sheep studs.
MLA takes on the greenwash
01 Apr 09 Countering the message that going vegetarian will save the planet, Meat and Livestock Australia has taken on one of the toughest public relations jobs around.
WA shivers through coldest March nights in 41 years
01 Apr 09 Residents of Perth have just shivered through their coldest March nights in 41 years, according to WeatherZone.
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The case for spending restraint and a rapid return to surplus is as strong as ever
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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
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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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