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Beef stock study report due for release
17 Sep 09 THE long-awaited WA beef stocktake report focusing on the direction of WA's beef industry has been completed by Queensland-based consultants Warwick Yates and Associates, and may be released within the next week.
Quiet concern over price plunge for wheat
17 Sep 09 THE dramatic drop in world grain prices over recent months is placing enormous pressure on WA graingrowers. Some of them are now facing the harsh reality of selling this year's crop below the cost of its production.
Spring heralds firm interest
17 Sep 09 SOME of WA's premier properties are on the market this spring with agents reporting keen interest from locals and corporates, including some from overseas.
A cold streak for the west coast
16 Sep 09 While the east starts to simmer with the approaching summer, western parts of Australia seem to be doing the opposite, according to FarmOnline WeatherZone.
Summer crops acreage likely to fall 5pc
16 Sep 09 EARLY signs are that the total area planted to Australian summer crops will be lower in 2009-10, deputy executive director, ABARE, Dr Terry Sheales, said on Tuesday.
TJ Higgins receives GRDC Seed of Light award
15 Sep 09 One of Australia’s leading researchers in plant gene technology has been recognised for his advocacy of and commitment to communicating the outcomes of scientific research.
Hot microbes cause groundwater rethink
15 Sep 09 CSIRO researchers have discovered that micro-organisms that help break down contaminants under the soil can actually get too hot for their own good.
Cattle Council urges graziers to vote on MLA levy
15 Sep 09 The Cattle Council of Australia is calling on the nation’s beef producers to have their say on the marketing investment of their levy by voting in the up-coming MLA poll.
Vote in WoolPoll, it's your income, says consultant
15 Sep 09 FOUR in 10 woolgrowers don’t plan to vote in WoolPoll 2009 but a leading consultant is urging them to have a say on how their income is spent.
Futures a logical form of price discovery for WA grain growers
15 Sep 09 THE new ASX WA Wheat futures and options contract will allow participants in the export of Australian milling wheat a logical form of price discovery, according to Andrew Lennon, head of commodity sales at the Commonwealth Bank.
Minister denies plan panels are backdoor council mergers
15 Sep 09 In a vote of no confidence for WA's 139 local councils, the government has signalled it will commandeer planning sign-off for all significant local developments and install 14 mega panels to approve projects instead.
Threat to honey bees 'worse than we thought'
14 Sep 09 THREATS to Australia's vital honey bee pollination industry are mounting, with a survey in Queensland showing damage from one exotic pest, the small hive beetle, far greater than previously thought.
North Ashrose ram makes $23,000 top in stellar sale
14 Sep 09 THE South Australian Stud Merino and Poll Merino ram sale at Royal Adelaide confirmed the value of the State's sheep on the national stage, with an outstanding 93 per cent clearance and the strongest sale average for years.
Yea, Vic, steers exceed 200c/kg
14 Sep 09 BUYERS from north east Victoria and South Gippsland bought up big at the Yea, Vic, store sale on Friday, pushing younger steer values to well over 200 cents a kilogram.
Keith, SA, abuzz for busy bee forum this week
14 Sep 09 VARIABLE pollination success rates could be costing lucerne seedgrowers significant amounts of money in unrealised yields, according to Lucerne Australia.
Mutton output continues downhill run
14 Sep 09 NATIONAL mutton production during the 2009 calendar year to July remains 15pc below the same period last year, and reflects the significant fall in the national sheep flock over recent years.
Code for intensive lamb management goes national
13 Sep 09 LIVESTOCK service provider Productive Nutrition has earmarked the inclusion of containment areas and exclusion of pasture-based systems in its final draft of the national code of practice for intensive sheep and lamb feeding systems.
Golfing heads way outback
13 Sep 09 Golfers will be able to give their clubs an outback workout from next month when a golf course, touted as the world's longest, opens on the Nullarbor Plain.
GRDC calls for national variety trials tenders
13 Sep 09 THE Grains Research and Development Corporation is calling for tenders to conduct the grains' industry variety performance trialling for the National Variety Trials.
Weeds, frost key challenges for high rainfall areas
12 Sep 09 WEED control, frost and waterlogging were the key priorities raised by grain growers in the high rainfall area of Western Australia during the GRDC Western Panel Tour of the region.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
Not only are most levy payers never consulted, nobody even knows who most of them are.
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
Australia's live animal trade is nothing but a blood stained industry that suits those who
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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