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Funds for farm safety
05 Dec 12 LOTTERYWEST has granted the Farmsafe WA Alliance Inc (Farmsafe) $52,341 to update its IT infrastructure and produce new safety education resource materials for the State's agricultural industry.
Rio's irrigation project
05 Dec 12 AT one of Australia's newest and largest agricultural irrigation projects, the scorching Pilbara sun touches 55 deg C, but the end result is hundreds of hectares of ripening Rhodes grass growing as hay for thousands of Rio Tinto cattle.
South West sold on liquid gold
05 Dec 12 HERE'S something I bet you didn't know.
Crop choice key to profits
04 Dec 12 WITH the West Australian harvest nearing completion, planning is already under way for the 2013 crop, with grain growers urged to assess the latest National Variety Trials (NVT) results when selecting varieties.
Fire burns near Bremer Bay
04 Dec 12 MORE than 11,000 hectares of bushland have been burnt near the West Australian coastal town of Bremer Bay, as a bushfire continues to burn within three kilometres of the town.
Liberty horse record smashed
04 Dec 12 NOSTRILS were flared and eyes were wide open as history was made in Margaret River on November 17.
Fry's recipe for beef
04 Dec 12 THE man who replaced Bridgetown beef producer Mike Introvigne as chair of the Producers' Round Table on the WA Beef Council (WABC) believes the Council is on the right track.
Plans for bruised Muresk
04 Dec 12 THE protracted State Government efforts to decide the fate of the Muresk Institute for Agriculture are likely to come to an end within weeks.
Towerhill ready for climb
04 Dec 12 RIESLING is a misunderstood wine variety in Australia, but thanks to the work of vineyards such as Towerhill Estate, the consumer mindset is shifting.
Report pinpoints prime land
03 Dec 12 A NEW Department of Agriculture and Food report has identified tracts of high quality agricultural land in the Mid West which present economic development opportunities.
Narrogin students show neat clip on wool
03 Dec 12 WA College of Agriculture, Narrogin, students visited the wool stores last week to see their wool being sold under the hammer.
Donkey idea given the ass
03 Dec 12 THE latest tool in the fight against wild dogs has left many in the pastoral industry in WA scratching their heads.
Life's just peachy
03 Dec 12 WE'VE all been there - a hot day, enjoying a beautiful, big, juicy, sweet peach and you revert back to a child for a few minutes of bliss, letting the juices run freely down your face with each savouring bite.
Men's shed reaps harvest
03 Dec 12 ON November 19, Farm Power Merredin moved one of their headers into the Merredin Men’s Shed crop in WA and the harvest was completed in a very short time.
Service key at O'Briens
03 Dec 12 WHEN Don and Margaret O'Brien opened their first clothing store in 1955 they didn't expect it to continue through three generations.
A trip down Memory Lane
02 Dec 12 IT WAS 1972 when I married my beautiful wife MaryJane. And as a self-confessed romantic, I chose an overseas honeymoon to woo my young bride - destination Singapore.
From farmgate to pub plate
02 Dec 12 THE words 'Irish pub' and 'organic farm' are rarely used in the same sentence.
02 Dec 12 THE butcher is the new black. In an age where customers are far more interested in the origins of their food and every second person fancies themselves as a gourmet cook, the humble butcher has been thrown back into vogue.
Beat the heat
01 Dec 12 WHEN I was a young whippersnapper summer meant long, hot, lazy days by the pool with the occasional treat of ice cream.
Playin' the country blues
01 Dec 12 WHAT gives you the blues yet puts a smile on your face?
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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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
I'm one of the people who want marijuana to be legalized, some city have been approved it but
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
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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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