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Nuffield announces 21 scholars
21 Sep 13 NUFFIELD Australia has awarded a record 21 scholarships to the next generation of agricultural leaders.
Willemenup sets $1837 average
21 Sep 13 IT was a huge result for the Garnett family at their annual on-property sale at Gnowangerup last Thursday.
Brownes signs deal with A2 Corporation
20 Sep 13 BROWNES Dairy has signed a deal with the A2 Corporation that will see the WA processor supply A2 milk to the WA market.
Concern about welfare guidelines
20 Sep 13 THE animal welfare standards and guidelines are shrouded in confusion and add another level of red tape according to WA livestock producers and industry representatives.
Cracking the retail market
20 Sep 13 WHAT came first, the chicken or the egg?
Getting to the bottom of sowing depth
20 Sep 13 INCONSISTENT rainfall has meant confusion at seeding time for some WA grain growers.
Wool price run comes to an end
20 Sep 13 ALL good things must come to an end, and so it is with the dream run for the wool market over the last three weeks.
Bass back on Malt track
19 Sep 13 AFTER a small hiccup with new malting barley Bass last year, Intergrain and Syngenta have renewed confidence in the role the variety will play in the future.
CBH opens US office
19 Sep 13 IN a bid to supply different wheat varieties to a broader customer base, CBH has opened a new international office in Portland, Oregon, in the United States.
New lupin variety excites
19 Sep 13 A NEW high yielding lupin with improved disease resistance and herbicide tolerance was launched last week, begging the question: Is this the break crop option the northern Wheatbelt has been waiting for?
Pearl of Para sets sail for Israel
19 Sep 13 THE live export vessel, Pearl of Para, which returned to Fremantle Port earlier this week following mechanical issues, was set to leave on its journey to Israel yesterday.
Think before you spray: DAFWA
19 Sep 13 WHILE many farmers are rejoicing about the rain, the threat of disease is pushing some to spray their crops unnecessarily.
WA live export industry unites
19 Sep 13 BUREAUCRACY and red tape are the major challenges with the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS), but industry professionals say the system is working.
Assessing inter-row peas
18 Sep 13 THE humble pea may emerge as a viable break-crop solution when sown as an inter-row legume.
Blue ribbon ram to $2100
18 Sep 13 IT took just five vendors and 86 minutes of selling for WA's biggest multi-vendor ram sale to be etched into the history books at Esperance last Friday.
Challara tops at $2300
18 Sep 13 VALUES reached $2300 twice in a solid annual Challara ram sale held on-property at Badgingarra last Friday.
Future farming at Pingelly
18 Sep 13 THE University of WA (UWA) Future Farm 2050 held its on-farm field day in Pingelly last week.
Muresk to attract students
17 Sep 13 MURESK is a hive of activity as staff focus on promoting the Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management degree for academic staff and students in 2014.
Seeding rate questioned
17 Sep 13 OPTIMUM seeding rate has been an age-old question for barley growers.
Work on WA land conditions
17 Sep 13 A REPORT into the outlook for natural resources in the South West land division has produced mixed results.
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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
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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
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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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