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Liberals regain O'Connor
12 Sep 13 THE Liberal Party will officially be the only voice for regional WA in the new Federal Government.
Waive MPCI stamp duty: Nats
12 Sep 13 THE WA Nationals has called for the stamp duty payable on Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) products to be waived for the 2014 growing season.
Ladies to inspire ag
11 Sep 13 DONNING cocktail frocks and enormous smiles, attendees of the latest WAFarmers Leading Ladies event at Crown Perth, were treated to an evening of motivational speakers, fine wine and great company.
Rain raised crop estimate
11 Sep 13 WITH winter now behind us, experts are reporting two exciting trends: a pick up in rural confidence and an impressive spike in WA's crop estimate.
Ewes make $102 as sale returns
10 Sep 13 WITH more buyers than lines of sheep, the first sheep sale held in five years at Narembeen and Bruce Rock was sure to be a solid one.
Roesners seeks new tool for N spreading
10 Sep 13 JUST when you thought it was safe to go out and spread your urea, along comes a precision agriculture symposium.
Slow start to sucker lamb season
09 Sep 13 NEW season lamb numbers are cranking up but prices are still holding firm.
Spark of hope for MPCI
09 Sep 13 MULTI-PERIL Crop Insurance (MPCI), or Crop Mitigation Insurance, could be in line for State Government assistance following a recent meeting between The WA Nationals and Latevo International.
Heady topics at Derella Downs
08 Sep 13 THE role of Merino sheep in the modern farming system, genomics and shearing wool length, were the principal topics at last Friday's on-farm field day at the Pickering property, Esperance.
PGA winners are Toyota grinners
08 Sep 13 IT'S the old saying, you have to be in it, to win it. And that's exactly what lucky winners were saying following the drawing of the annual Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) raffle.
Thriving on farming challenge
07 Sep 13 WHEN Ellen Walker's parents started talking about selling the family farm at Brookton, she couldn't think of anything worse.
Tiarri SAMM tops at $2500
07 Sep 13 BIDDING was very solid on the first 50 head of well presented Prime SAMMs offered by Elders auctioneer Dennis Roberts at the annual Tiarri sale east of Lake Grace last week.
Ag reality check
06 Sep 13 MINING companies face similar challenges to the broader agricultural industry when it comes to beef production.
Bunge to buy this harvest
06 Sep 13 WITH 80 per cent of the civil works at the Bunge bulk grain export facility in Bunbury completed, competition in the WA grains industry is set to heat up.
GRDC meets with iCrop
06 Sep 13 GRAINS Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) managing director John Harvey and chairman, Keith Perrett, have met with the head of iCropAustralia, Paul McKenzie, to discuss Mr McKenzie's recent criticism of the organisation.
Inspecting NZ ag
06 Sep 13 DANIELLE England is a one-woman rural powerhouse.
Seymour Park Poll excels
06 Sep 13 WA continued to show it is a force to be reckoned with in Merino breeding when a ram from the Seymour Park stud, Highbury, was sashed the grand champion Poll Merino ram at last week's Rabobank National Merino Show and Sale at Dubbo, New South Wales.
Wool hits two-year high
06 Sep 13 WOOL prices hit their highest level in two years driven by limited supply and strong buyer support.
Muresk open for business
05 Sep 13 IT'S official - Muresk is open for business.
Risk to ag's potential
05 Sep 13 THE gradual decline of research, development and extension in Australian agriculture has the potential to impact on the profitability, productivity and performance of Australia as a food producer.
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THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
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.
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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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