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Missing boy found alive in bushland
31 Dec 12 A 14-year-old boy who has been missing in dense bushland for more than 24 hours has been found alive and well.
Margaret River Dairy Company burns down after suspicious fire
31 Dec 12 Margaret River Dairy Company burns down after suspicious fire
Boy missing on quad bike
31 Dec 12 A search is continuing this morning for a missing 14-year-old autistic boy in the Wheatbelt who was last seen riding his quad bike early on Sunday morning.
Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes program
31 Dec 12 WITH wild foxes and rabbits inflicting over $200 million in agricultural and environmental damage every year, the Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes program is appealing for local volunteers in its state-wide campaign to control the pests.
Fresh approach to dairying
31 Dec 12 WITH the number of dairy farms in WA considered critically low, it is refreshing to find young farmers still enthusiastic and focused on the future.
No leeway on $1/L milk
31 Dec 12 ONE dollar a litre milk is here to stay. This was the overall message of a meeting between WAFarmers and Coles in late December.
Muresk report 'waste of time'
30 Dec 12 "MURESK is not saveable with this current State Government" was the considered view of former National's leader and deputy premier, Hendy Cowan.
Adult plant resistance
29 Dec 12 WESTERN Australian grain growers are being reminded to consider adult plant resistance (APR) to rust diseases when retaining seed this harvest for next year's crop.
More Sheep 'tool box'
29 Dec 12 THE More Sheep Initiative has launched the roll out of a new 'tool box' of information to assist farmers increase their lambing percentages and improve their ewe management skills. The firs
Ag graduates decline
28 Dec 12 THE dwindling number of university graduates associated with farming should be sending warning bells to the State Government.
WA leading the way: RAI
28 Dec 12 THE Regional Australia Institute (RAI) says Western Australia is leading the way on regional development policy due to a high level of stakeholder engagement, underpinned by clear access to State government funding.
Govt goes cold on ag
27 Dec 12 IS the State Government really serious about assisting the agricultural industry?
New push for multi-peril crop insurance
27 Dec 12 FLAWED research conclusions and government defiance have been blamed for the collapse of important multi-peril crop insurance plans for WA grain growers.
Munda transforms cattle herd
26 Dec 12 A WATERSHED moment in 2005 between a former agent and the property owner, marked the start of a major transformation of Munda station's under-performing cattle herd into a reputed Droughtmaster herd that now supplies working bulls to WA pastoralists.
No investor tax benefit says ATO
26 Dec 12 A NUMBER of the State's grain growers have questioned whether foreign investors in WA agricultural land will have a tax advantage over the average family farmer.
Ewes to $73 at Burrandong
25 Dec 12 THE final off-shears sale for the year last Thursday, was the second annual on-property sale run in conjunction by Elders and Primaries on behalf of Nick Outhwaite and family's Burrandong Pastoral Co at the property's Eight Mile yards south of Kojonup.
Kukerin clearing saga
24 Dec 12 KUKERIN farmer Matthew King is embroiled in another issue with the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC).
Thumbs up for milk price report
24 Dec 12 THE two major milk processors in WA have come out in support of the recently released WAFarmers' milk price sustainability report.
Hope for dairy price rise
23 Dec 12 THE global milk price is getting there, slowly. This was the message from Rabobank's Dairy Quarterly report which was released last week.
Wool to pick up in 2013
23 Dec 12 THE last sale of 2012 saw an easing in the market across all centres but things are expected to pick up in the new year.
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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.
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.
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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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