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Exporters hit back
17 Oct 13 WA Live Exporters Association (WALEA) chairman John Edwards has hit out at animal welfare activist groups saying exporters are the only ones doing something about animal welfare on a worldwide scale.
Fungal disease hits canola
17 Oct 13 LATE wet conditions have proven bittersweet for WA canola growers.
Grain transfer fee questions
17 Oct 13 EASTERN Wheatbelt growers could be entitled to $18 million from the State Government for its failure to comply with an agreement regarding the payment of grain transfers in Merredin and the Avon region.
Banks back in spotlight
16 Oct 13 BANKS are back in the spotlight after calls for another Senate Inquiry into the Australian banking sector.
Mt Ronan to $3000
16 Oct 13 THE 17th annual Mount Ronan on-property ram sale certainly started with a bang last week and it was not just the bang of the auctioneer's gavel as it sealed the top price purchase of the day.
GRDC creates steering committee
15 Oct 13 THE Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has developed a steering committee to help shape its future direction.
HMMS now permanent
15 Oct 13 THE Harvest Mass Management Scheme (HMMS) was officially adopted permanently last week by Transport Minister Troy Buswell.
Hay cutting underway
14 Oct 13 HAY cutting is well underway as farmers race to catch up following a delayed start.
Unlock China: growers
14 Oct 13 MEMBERS of the WA Grains Group (WAGG) travelled to China last month in a bid to secure direct access to unique Chinese wheat markets.
PRS sale tops $7000
13 Oct 13 STUD and commercial prime lamb producers let an opportunity to secure the best of the State's prime lamb sires slip through their fingers at last week's IGA Perth Royal Show All Breeds ram and ewe sale.
$7800 at Woodyarrup
12 Oct 13 THE Dewar family's Woodyarrup on-property ram sale last week at Broomehill recorded another enormous result for the sale's short six-year history.
Agribusiness to ride Asian wave: Deloitte
12 Oct 13 AGRIBUSINESS is set to be one of the major beneficiaries of an extra $250 billion to the national economy over the next 20 years according to a report by Deloitte.
Ag industry super group
11 Oct 13 WA farmers may soon be represented by a super body, made up of the presidents and chairs from all the assorted agricultural groups.
Govt breaks promise: Travers
11 Oct 13 OPPOSITION Transport Minister Ken Travers believes the Liberal and National parties have broken promises made to the Wheatbelt.
Safety key to Tier 3 debate
11 Oct 13 SAFETY appears to now be the key word when it comes to discussing 'viable' Tier 3 lines.
Time for consolidation
11 Oct 13 RSM Bird Cameron agribusiness director Geoff Hall hit the proverbial nail on the head during his presentation on managing risk to maximise profit at Lake Grace last week.
CBH's Tier 3 pitch rejected
10 Oct 13 IT'S been seven months since the March State election and more than 12 months since the State Government announced Tier 3 lines would remain open for another year, yet CBH has still not made a proposal to the State Government regarding the viability of the lines.
Distinct division at GM forum
10 Oct 13 DESPITE a distinct division in the crowd, the public forum on genetic modification (GM) held at the University of Western Australia on Monday was an eye-opener for all.
Harvest begins in north and south
10 Oct 13 THE 2013-14 harvest has begun, with headers rolling in the Esperance and Geraldton regions.
Wool market fluctuates
10 Oct 13 OVER the last four weeks the wool market has fluctuated but in reality, since the first sale in September, things haven't really changed that much.
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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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