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WA Senate election for April 5
28 Feb 14 WA WILL go back to the polls on April 5 in a re-run of last year's Senate election.
Environment move threat to industry:PGA
28 Feb 14 THE Australian Government Department of the Environment (DE) has come under fire for its recent move to nominate artificial watering points in the rangelands as a key threatening process.
Horwood bar makes $120,000
28 Feb 14 A VISUAL appraisal of last week's Gethin Farms clearing sale at Moorine Rock would have prompted thoughts of a bonanza for Men's Shed aficionados.
Meeting discusses grain prices
28 Feb 14 ABOUT 50 people attended a public meeting in Lake Grace last Thursday to discuss the difference in handling costs between the Albany and Esperance Port Zones and future of Tier 3.
New levy proposal puts onus on growers
28 Feb 14 GROWER levies are the source of constant conjecture, but a new proposal believes growers should be given the power to decide exactly where their levies are invested.
Variety trials benefit
28 Feb 14 THE long 2013 season set up perfectly for the State's wheat National Variety Trials (NVTs).
Wesfarmers' 100th birthday book launched
28 Feb 14 ONE of the major events to mark the occasion of Wesfarmers 100th birthday was the launch of a commemorative book Wesfarmers 100 - The People's Story.
CBH lifts spend on network
27 Feb 14 CBH Group shareholders were told an additional $45 million of capital and $10m of maintenance funds would be committed to improving WA’s grain network performance within the next 12 months following the State’s 2013/14 record-breaking harvest at yesterday’s AGM.
Don't write off the Yilgarn
27 Feb 14 IT'S a telling observation by Marvel Loch farmer Romolo Patroni that there has only been one year he hasn't paid tax.
WA hay drive to help east
27 Feb 14 THE WA farming community has banded together to help farmers in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia who are struggling with drought conditions.
WA's BJD-free status a work in progress
27 Feb 14 WORK to maintain WA's freedom from Bovine Johne's Disease (BJD) is continuing, with the latest round of test results delivered.
Wheat prices on the increase
27 Feb 14 RALLYING wheat prices gave WA growers a reason to smile last week with APW2 prices reaching $285 a tonne in the Kwinana zone.
Opportunities for agribusiness
24 Feb 14 AUSTRALIA is lucky to have a powerful trading partner such as China given the current economic situation.
Exchange havoc with wool
23 Feb 14 THE US exchange rate is playing havoc with the wool market.
McIntosh & Son for Kulin
23 Feb 14 LAST week's official opening of the McIntosh & Son machinery dealership in Kulin has further energised a town intent on growing.
Measuring to ensure good management
23 Feb 14 "YOU can't manage what you don't measure." That was the key message from Esperance farmer and Nuffield scholar Matthew Hill during his presentation on farm business management success at the GRDC Farm Business Update in Merredin last week.
Miller Nitros sets pace in Kulin
23 Feb 14 KULIN farmer Derek Young was pushing the envelope in 1988.
Mordallup Angus bull sale hits $14,000
23 Feb 14 SPIRITED bidding from a long list of return buyers and a handful of new clients ensured a strong result at last week's Mordallup on-property Angus bull sale at Manjimup, where prices topped at $14,000.
$9000 top for Southend bull
22 Feb 14 SOUTHEND prices headed northwards at the stud's on-property bull sale last week, recording one of its highest top prices at $9000.
Class action against bank
22 Feb 14 ABOUT 15 WA farmers have expressed interest in joining a potential class action against the ANZ Bank.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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Not only are most levy payers never consulted, nobody even knows who most of them are.
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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PGA launches live ex campaign
Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
24 Sep 18
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.
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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