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April sun beating down on WA
05 Apr 13 PARTS of Western Australia have been baking in the sun this week, a hot sun for April.
Freo review wrong: WALEA
05 Apr 13 WA Live Exporters Association (WALEA) has questioned the review into the Fremantle Port, saying Bill Farmer saw a failure in operations, not a failure in the system.
New technology equals profit
05 Apr 13 ABOUT 25 per cent of the State's farmers are ahead of their peers in production and propfit, by employing new technology.
Thumbs-down to farmer-direct milk
05 Apr 13 WA DAIRY farmers are struggling to see any benefits from Woolworths farmer-direct contracts.
Barnett heads to Wheatbelt
04 Apr 13 WA Premier Colin Barnett will travel to the eastern Wheatbelt tomorrow to speak directly to farmers about the debt problem facing the area.
Bunge's Bunbury build underway
04 Apr 13 THE WA grain industry is set to enter a new era with global grain trading giant Bunge starting the civil construction phase of its $30-$40 million export investment at the Bunbury port.
Rain a positive sign
04 Apr 13 IT'S only the start of April but already there is a quiet wave of confidence forming throughout the Wheatbelt that 2013 could produce a big crop.
Unlimited potential in Albany
04 Apr 13 THE Chinese company planning to ship grain direct out of Albany Port says growers in the Albany and Esperance zones could be big winners if all goes according to plan.
Makeover plan for CBH Cranbrook bin
03 Apr 13 CRANBROOK'S CBH terminal could undergo a facelift next year if current plans to upgrade the site are given the green light.
Santa Gertrudis shine from humble start
03 Apr 13 FROM humble beginnings, the Santa Gertrudis breed today plays a prominent role in one of WA's largest commercial cattle operations.
Winter calving a key at Esperance
03 Apr 13 A STRONG belief in the Angus breed and a thorough approach to herd management has seen Esperance farmer Wes Graham establish one of WA's most well-known commercial beef herds.
Algae seen as next biofuel
02 Apr 13 GROWING algae should be a priority to grow a biofuel industry.
Geraldton farmers ship grain
02 Apr 13 A BAND of Geraldton zone growers have again collaborated to export a shipment of high protein wheat to Indonesia.
Glencore offers pre-sowing cash
02 Apr 13 FOR the first time Glencore Grain will offer Australian growers a cash advance for their grain commitments this season.
Year seven opposition rolling in
02 Apr 13 DESPITE a concerted push by rural and regional parents, the Education Department says the Year Seven policy is here to stay.
Relationships key to lifting wheat demand
01 Apr 13 IF there's one message participants in CBH's recent tour of Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore took home it's this - the challenge is to increase the percentage of Australian wheat in South East Asian grists.
Time is not on grain growers' side
01 Apr 13 MEMBERS of WAFarmers are keen to hold a special meeting to discuss WA grain issues.
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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
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
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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
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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