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RAM happy with announcement
04 May 13 RURAL Action Movement (RAM) president and Salmon Gums grower Greg Kenny was pleased with the recent funding package announced by the Federal Government to aid struggling farmers in WA and across Australia.
Nationals chief steps down
03 May 13 THE Nationals WA president Colin Holt has stepped down from his position.
Barnett defends assistance package
03 May 13 EASTERN Wheatbelt farming families will soon have access to financial support payments, enhanced social support and rural counselling services and grants to assist vulnerable farmers who failed to secure finance this season to transition off farms.
Machinery welcomes farm funds
03 May 13 FOLLOWING the recent funding announcements by the State and Federal governments, Farm Machinery and Industry Association executive officer John Henchy said it was significant that the government had acknowledged the importance of agriculture.
MFA survey backs up farmers
03 May 13 ANOTHER 50 farms from the Eastern Wheatbelt could be on the market if they don't make budget this growing season.
Policy needs change: PGA
03 May 13 FOLLOWING recent funding announcements by the Federal and State governments, Pastoralists and Graziers Association Economics and Business Management Committee chairman Tony Seabrook believes that a focus on long-term viability held the key to maintaining the future of the industry.
Swiss Re back to discuss CMI
03 May 13 INTERNATIONAL insurance giant, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, has returned to WA this week and is set to launch details of its own Crop Mitigation Insurance (CMI) plan.
Baxters win right to plant GM
02 May 13 KOJONUP farmers Mick and Zanthe Baxter have won the right to plant and harvest genetically modified (GM) canola again this year.
Bodallin farmer wants to see criteria
02 May 13 BODALLIN farmer George Irving was pleasantly surprised by recent funding announcements by the federal government but was concerned about eligibility criteria and the amount of time it would take to receive the funds.
Emerald customers consider class action
02 May 13 A GROUP of WA farmers who committed grain to Emerald Grain's 2011/12 wheat and barley pools are expected to launch a class action against the independent marketing company in coming months.
Grower keen to access package
02 May 13 MUKINBUDIN farmer John Shadbolt travelled to Queensland last year to push the Federal Government to look in to some sort of financing package to relieve the high level of debt in Australian farming.
Industry wants package detail
02 May 13 GROWERS Farm Weekly spoke to on Monday were still keen to see the detail in the Federal Government's assistance package.
New findings into wild radish control
01 May 13 RESEARCH in Western Australia has revealed the combination of timing, application and using different herbicide groups are more important than product choice for control of the problem weed wild radish.
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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
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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