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Global growth lifts sheepmeat
06 Aug 13 SHOULD favourable seasonal conditions continue, WA sheep meat producers could be poised to take advantage of growing global demand for red meat.
Grape growers despair
06 Aug 13 WA grape growers feel they have been left high and dry after a decision by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) and the State Government to allow the import of Californian grapes into WA.
Wool sale outlook strong
06 Aug 13 WOOL producers have something to look forward to as all signs are pointing to a strong wool market in the next 12 months.
Ewe lambs to fix flock decline
05 Aug 13 GETTING more lambs from lambs could mean the reversal of the decline in WA's Merino numbers.
Muresk under cloud
05 Aug 13 THE agreement between Charles Sturt University (CSU) and the CY O'Connor Institute (CYOC), Northam, to allow 30 higher education students to study for the CSU Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management degree at the Muresk campus, is now at risk, according to Brian Piesse.
WAMMCO's record dividend
05 Aug 13 WAMMCO producer shareholders are set to benefit from a record $1.8 million in rebates from the co-operative this year.
WISALTS papers handed to Murdoch
05 Aug 13 WISALTS has experienced its fair share of controversy during its 36 years of operation, but it marked off a new milestone with the gift of the organisation's papers to Murdoch University in a ceremony last week at the university.
Roy Parsons' diary
03 Aug 13 AUSTRALIANS are fortunate that so many of the nation's pioneers were keen diary writers, recording their trials and tribulations as they developed the country that we have been fortunate enough to inherit.
Baston offers cattle to Indo
02 Aug 13 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston is proposing to send 10,000 breeding heifers to Indonesia in return for a quota of 500,000 head of trade cattle.
DAFWA hits back on biosecurity
02 Aug 13 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has hit back at recent reports it has neglected the State's biosecurity.
Libs targeted over ESCAS
02 Aug 13 FRUSTRATIONS were clearly high at yet another live export forum held in WA last week.
Tour seeks Wheatbelt solutions
02 Aug 13 FARMERS and agribusiness professionals from the eastern Wheatbelt ventured to Victoria last week to collect ideas from industries that have undergone major change caused by climate variability and market deregulation.
A tale of two Wheatbelts
01 Aug 13 A STRONG rain-bearing south west frontal system last week delivered the latest chapter in the tale of two Wheatbelts.
China boost for WA canola
01 Aug 13 OPPORTUNITIES for most WA canola growers are set to grow with the opening of the Chinese market earlier this year having a big impact on the market.
Push for Year 7 change
01 Aug 13 THERE will be no backflip on the Year Seven issue according to Education Minister Peter Collier.
Ravensdown interest builds
01 Aug 13 INTEREST in Ravensdown's WA facilities appears to be hotting up with WA co-operative CBH also believed to be showing interest.
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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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