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DAFWA changes dog handler decision
04 Aug 12 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has reversed its decision to cut back on the number of dog handlers at the Perth's domestic airport.
Illegal market gardens workers nabbed
03 Aug 12 FOREIGNERS working illegally in Perth market gardens have been taken into detention. Officers from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship found 16 visa over-stayers yesterday in a joint operation with WA Police.
WA Tamiflu stocks running low
03 Aug 12 PHARMACIES across Perth have run out of Tamiflu, commonly prescribed to alleviate flu symptoms, and claim they are unable to get more amid a higher-than-normal incidence of the illness.
Positivity takes bark out of black dog
03 Aug 12 IT is bad enough being chased by the black dog. Which is why this story is about a farmer who has asked for anonymity.
Wagin misses out on hub funds
03 Aug 12 WAGIN locals have been left bitterly disappointed after the community missed out on funding for the Wagin Integrated Food and Fibre Processing Hub (WIFFPH).
What is causing the pain in ag?
03 Aug 12 WHEATBELT Men's Health director Julian Krieg has seen a lot of pain - it comes in many forms, including family break-ups, bankruptcies, suicides and foreclosures.
WAFarmers hesitant on wool funds split
02 Aug 12 THE Western Australian Farmers Federation (WAFarmers) is concerned that Australia’s research, development and marketing body for wool, Australian Wool Innovation (AWI), will redraw on its reserves to increase spending on R and D to appease growers.
Good rain has Central Wheatbelt farmers smiling
02 Aug 12 SOLID rain in WA's Central Wheatbelt has put some confidence back in farmers’ minds for 2012.
Brownes expands with Casa Dairy deal
02 Aug 12 BROWNES has grown its WA footprint with the purchase of local dairy product producer, Casa Dairy.
Bunge eyes Bunbury bypass
02 Aug 12 WA'S grains landscape could be set to undergo a massive change with a multi-national company looking to bypass the CBH Group system and ship grain direct from Bunbury.
Russian wheat stocks head into the red
02 Aug 12 RUMOURS are floating around the grains indutry that Russia may be about to implement a wheat export ban due to dry weather.
WA Chia to hit the EU
02 Aug 12 CHIA from WA's Ord Valley region is now being exported into Europe, with The Chia Co increasing its international export market to 36 countries.
Smart use of mouldboarding
01 Aug 12 MOULDBOARD ploughing has been embraced by many growers in Western Australia’s northern grainbelt to help manage non-wetting soils and weeds, but is it suitable for growers in the state’s southern cropping regions?
WA grasses going troppo
01 Aug 12 SUB-tropical perennial grasses sown over 50,000 hectares of Western Australia’s northern agricultural region could potentially be sown over a much greater area.
Redman announces $1m farm nutrient project
01 Aug 12 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Terry Redman has announced a $1 million project to reduce farm costs and improve river health in the South-West through more efficient fertiliser use.
Food and wine show gets tastebuds tingling
01 Aug 12 IT was that time of year again, when the diet goes out the window and you just can't resist all the delicious, mouthwatering samples, sights and smells of the Good Food and Wine Show.
Humble spud is a versatile vegetable
01 Aug 12 CREAMY mash, crispy roasted drizzled with olive oil or fluffy wedges sprinkled with sea salt.
WA's new weapon against mildew
01 Aug 12 WESTERN Australian barley growers have a new weapon against powdery mildew thanks to a permit allowing them to use an alternative fungicide to combat the costly disease.
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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.
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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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