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Regional seats to play role
10 Aug 13 IT was the news that many in the country were relieved to finally hear.
Budget crunch hits boom state
09 Aug 13 WESTERN Australia, the epicentre of the resources boom, is forecasting rising debts for the foreseeable future that threaten its AAA credit rating and has led the government to impose austerity budget measures.
DAFF stifling trade
09 Aug 13 WA live exporters have accused the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) of stifling potential trade opportunities.
Steadying the ship in dryland port
09 Aug 13 WHEN Canna farmer Cameron Tubby returned home from a four-month Nuffield Scholarship tour in 2009 he was proverbially, full of beans.
Test weight change a burden
09 Aug 13 THE test weight for milling grades of wheat is weighing heavily on the minds of many grain growers around Australia.
Things looking up at Muresk
09 Aug 13 DESPITE concerns the State Government had not yet committed funds to the CY O'Connor Institute (CYCOC) to offer a higher education course at Muresk things are looking up.
North benefits from RfR
08 Aug 13 REGIONAL health, education and training and the Pilbara were the big winners out of the State Government’s Royalties for Regions (RfR) funding.
Nats deliver on $300m promise
08 Aug 13 THE Nationals WA have had a win around the cabinet table, achieving a commitment from State Government to deliver on the party’s bold $300 million agriculture election promise.
Curb to WA's royalties for regions
08 Aug 13 THE Royalties for Regions program in Western Australia, championed by the Nationals, is facing cuts as the Barnett government trims its cloth to suit constrained economic conditions.
Acidic soils options
08 Aug 13 EXCITEMENT is building in the Wheatbelt with a new barley variety set to offer a high yielding alternative on highly acidic soils.
Crop insurer set to pull out
08 Aug 13 THE Crop Mitigation Insurance (CMI) model set to be introduced to WA by Swiss Re looks in doubt, with the company set to pull back on the scheme.
Election call delays package
08 Aug 13 THE weekend announcement of the Federal election has meant another delay for the rolling out of the Federal Farm Finance Package.
Farmers sick of dry argument
08 Aug 13 SOUTHERN Cross farmers are wondering how much drier it has to get in the Yilgarn before the State Government realises there is a drought in the area.
Yilgarn calls for drought declaration
08 Aug 13 FARMERS in the Yilgarn are calling on the State Government to declare the region in drought.
Show us the money
07 Aug 13 Will tomorrow's State Budget will deliver an increase in funding for WA agriculture?
Agriculture to get recognition
07 Aug 13 BRENDON Grylls has foreshadowed that agriculture will be a big winner in tomorrow's State Budget.
Advantage at Buntine
07 Aug 13 FLEXIBILITY is one of the key advantages of using Advantage Feeders in a sheep-cropping enterprise according to Buntine farmer Ross Fitzsimons.
AWI looks to expand
07 Aug 13 AT no more than a few days old Prince George was already a fashion icon.
South West's soaking rain
06 Aug 13 WESTERN Australia's South West had a very dry June, a wetter July and is now starting August with some soaking rain, replenishing dams and adding valuable moisture to the soil.
Green grass good option
06 Aug 13 THE grass is always greener, according to CSBP market development manager Kirk Reynolds.
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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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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
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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