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Pleasing result at Nyabing
19 Mar 13 A POSITIVE result was how Ashley and Julie Ramm described their thoughts at the end of their recent clearing sale and as such their farming activities south west of Nyabing.
Ashbourne sells half of The Duke
18 Mar 13 DESPITE the ram selling season still being more than five months away, the Ashbourne White Suffolk stud, Katanning, has already got some runs on the board after selling a half share in Ashbourne 120020, nicknamed The Duke, to South Australia.
Back into the deep to till
18 Mar 13 THE practice is still referred to as deep ripping. But in an era when conservation watchdogs are vigilant for any perceived misdemeanour by farmers, I prefer the term deep tillage.
Practicing what you preach
18 Mar 13 KARLGARIN farmer Kelly James is a firm believer in practicing what you preach.
100%+ Club members recognised
17 Mar 13 THE More Sheep Initiative's 100 per cent plus (100%+) Club had its inaugural dinner in Narrogin last week to recognise those growers working to increase lambing percentages.
Adventurers venture to Karlgarin
16 Mar 13 TWO adventurers, James 'Cas' Castrisson and Justin 'Jonesy' Jones, will venture to Karlgarin as guest speakers for local community organisation, Hyden Hoggets.
Grants for mature-aged farmers
16 Mar 13 IN a time when many farmers are facing an uncertain future, skills recognition is becoming increasingly important.
CBH showcases investment
15 Mar 13 THE CBH Group's 2004/05 Interflour investment to diversify its income streams and protect revenue in years of poor crop production in WA was showcased to nine WA wheat growers last week.
Indonesia wants WA wheat
15 Mar 13 INDONESIA will provide the biggest opportunity for WA grain exports in the next few years and CBH Grain is well positioned to make that happen.
Keen interest in Saudi visit
15 Mar 13 THE livestock industry in WA will be keeping a close eye on the federal government when the Saudi Arabian Agriculture Minister visits Australia later this month.
Barnett's interest in ag
14 Mar 13 COULD Colin Barnett be WA's next Agriculture and Food Minister?
Shooters and Fishers claim seat
14 Mar 13 THE Shooters and Fishers Party are the surprise selection for the sixth seat in the Agricultural Region in the Upper House following last weekend's State election.
Support for Davies
14 Mar 13 DESPITE a concerted campaign against it by supporters of Grain on Rail, The Nationals WA was able to hold onto its stronghold seat, Central Wheatbelt.
Winners are grinners
14 Mar 13 THE Nationals have emerged as the biggest winner of last weekend's State election, which produced a landslide win for the Liberal and National alliance.
Woolorama 'the best ever'
14 Mar 13 THIS year's Wagin Woolorama was one of the best ever, according to Wagin Woolorama president Murray Gell.
BJD found in WA
13 Mar 13 WA’S Bovine Johne’s Disease (BJD) Free status is under threat after a positive test of the dreaded cattle disease was found in a bull on a Kimberley station.
Docker truck tops sale
13 Mar 13 MAYBE it's a sign that 2013 could be the year of the Dockers.
Organic weed control trial
13 Mar 13 ACCORDING to Dr Steven Shirtliffe from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, anything you rely on too much will eventually let you down.
Poll Hereford to $9000
13 Mar 13 THE hot weather combined with a cooling cattle market, meant the 20th annual Countryman Invitation Bull Sale at Narrogin was unpredictable this year.
Turf to surf
13 Mar 13 CALLING all young agricultural enthusiasts.
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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
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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.
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
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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