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Putting bite on crop frost
24 Jan 13 SIGNIFICANT grain crop losses caused by frost in 2012, confirmed at harvest time, add to the sense of urgency to seek solutions to this issue – a major concern for most Western Australian grain growers.
RSPCA's relevance questioned
24 Jan 13 THE relevance of the RSPCA is under serious question by various groups in the agriculture industry.
Tier 3 battle continues
24 Jan 13 REGIONAL communities have won a critical commitment on grain freight infrastructure just days before the start of a State-wide advertising campaign to get a better deal on freight from the major parties before the State election in March.
Cultural exchange program privatised
23 Jan 13 AFTER 26 years of service to rural and regional communities across Australia, cultural exchange program Agricultural Communication Worldwide (ACW) has now turned private.
Inspection day draws good interest
23 Jan 13 BASED on their inspection day last week, there was good interest shown in the offerings three beef studs in the Katanning and Woodanilling area have for sale in the next month.
Blacks feature at Boyanup weaner sale
22 Jan 13 IF it's high-marbling, well-grown weaners you are looking for, then graziers and lotfeeders need look no further than the Landmark Boyanup weaner sale where 800 Angus will be penned.
Cowper meeting pleases MOCA reps
22 Jan 13 DESPITE being a little late, the Muresk Old Collegians Association (MOCA) believes it has got one of its Christmas wishes.
New Holland header handles the pressure
22 Jan 13 THE main reason for buying bigger machinery generally relates to increased cropping programs.
Tier 3 needs commitment
22 Jan 13 WAFarmers has welcomed a $30 million investment in Tier 3 grain rail lines over the next three years announced as an election promise by the WA Labor last week.
Families head for dirt
21 Jan 13 THERE'S no local bank and the school run is a 160km round trip, so why are more families relocating to isolated mining communities instead of sticking with the FIFO routine?
ASBVs boost WA flocks
21 Jan 13 THE long-term use of Australian Sheep Breeding Values (ASBVs), combined with stringent visual assessment, is effectively matching rams to their breeding environment and bolstering productivity in Western Australian flocks.
Esperance shire rejects mouse bait facility
21 Jan 13 ESPERANCE farmers say they have missed out on a chance to buy cheap mouse baits after the Esperance Shire rejected an application to build a local manufacturing facility.
First wool sale positive
21 Jan 13 THINGS are looking good for wool in 2013. After a strong finish in the last sale of last year those in the know were expecting more of the same in the opening week of sales.
WAFarmers wants land clearing changes
21 Jan 13 WAFARMERS is calling for reform to WA's land clearing laws in the lead up to this year's State election.
Win-A-Bull competition is on again
21 Jan 13 FARM Weekly has again joined forces with the Monterey Murray Grey and Angus stud for its annual Win-A-Bull competition.
Muchea buzzes to 226c/kg
20 Jan 13 THE Muchea Livestock Centre was abuzz with activity on Monday with the WALSA special breeder and weaner sale incorporated into the weekly trade sale.
Narelle leaves parting gift for farmers
20 Jan 13 CENTRAL Wheatbelt farmers were the winners after they received remnants of Cyclone Narelle this week.
Beef heifers take spotlight at Boyanup sale
19 Jan 13 LOOKING to bolster your beef breeding herd with quality heifers? Then mark the Elders special beef female sale at Boyanup into your diary.
Independent ticket gains momentum
18 Jan 13 GINGIN poultry farmer Robert Kestel is the latest candidate to join the independent group upper house (Legislative Council) ticket with Max Trenorden, Philip Gardiner and Bill Cowan.
Indonesian politics an impost to imports
18 Jan 13 ALLEGATIONS of corruption surround the stranding of $12 million worth of Australian and New Zealand frozen meat off Indonesia.
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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
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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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