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Gillard comments a contradiction says trade
12 Apr 13 A RECENT comment by Prime Minister Julia Gillard has angered the live export industry saying it is a clear example of double standards.
WA priced out of grain markets
12 Apr 13 THE man who assisted Heilingjiang Feng Agricultural (HFA) in buying farms throughout the State says WA growers have priced themselves out of their own international grain markets using the CBH system.
April 15 seeding start date
11 Apr 13 FOR some inexplicable reason, next Monday rates as the day when seeding rigs move into action for 2013.
Barnett calls for united farmer voice
11 Apr 13 PREMIER Colin Barnett has weighed into the debate of an amalgamation between WA's farm lobby groups.
Baston on tour of Wheatbelt
11 Apr 13 AS Premier Colin Barnett headed to the far Eastern Wheatbelt to meet farmers personally, the new Agriculture and Food Minister conducted his own fact-finding mission in the southern part of the region.
Farmers face tough times
11 Apr 13 GET big or get out was the catchphrase for agriculture in the early 2000s.
Premier takes on ag issues
11 Apr 13 AFTER a number of tough seasons and a feeling by the agricultural industry that it is being abandoned, the Premier made his first real significant move to put agriculture back on the map last week.
Bulk handler saves back pain
10 Apr 13 LAST year, sheep work got a whole lot easier for Pingelly farmer Steve Kolb.
The General does WA proud
10 Apr 13 WA may have only been represented by two breeders in the Murray Grey judging ring at this year's Sydney Royal Easter Show but that was all it took to bring the supreme champion ribbon back to WA.
WANTFA boss straight to the point
10 Apr 13 IN a snapshot of conservation farming systems, WA No Tillage Farmers Association executive officer David Minkey says while a large proportion of farmers adopted no tillage systems only few farmers were implementing complete no-tillage systems.
Parents aim at Year 7 legal action
09 Apr 13 LEGAL action against the State Government over the Year Seven issue is one step closer.
Perennial pastures sow profit
09 Apr 13 PERENNIAL pastures have potential to play an important role in enhancing profitability of both mixed and whole crop production systems in WA.
Grain weights back on table
08 Apr 13 THE issue of test weight isn't going away.
Softer wool market tipped
08 Apr 13 A WEAKER wool market is likely for the rest of the season after prices finished the month on a softer note heading into the Easter break.
Soybeans picking up in US
08 Apr 13 SOYBEANS have gained ground on corn and cotton this year in the annual battle for acreage in the USA. But what impacts will this have on WA growers in season 2013/14?
Holt Rock Hoedown a must see
07 Apr 13 DO you miss a good old-fashioned hoedown? Well then giddy-up and grab your partner and get ready for one of WA's favourite country music nights.
Reward growers for landcare
07 Apr 13 IT is important for wider Australia to understand the significance of soil health.
Canola choice stacks up
06 Apr 13 WHILE most canola grown in Australia is windrowed an increasing number of growers like WA's Colin de Grussa have moved towards direct heading.
Katter, Back set for Merredin
06 Apr 13 FIREBRAND federal politician Kennedy MP Bob Katter and Senator Chris Back will spearhead a list of high profile speakers at an agricultural crisis meeting to be held in Merredin on April 15.
Looking for that CBH dime
06 Apr 13 KEN Wilson was right to suggest things are tough in the bush.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
Not only are most levy payers never consulted, nobody even knows who most of them are.
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
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Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
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Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
Australia's live animal trade is nothing but a blood stained industry that suits those who
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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