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$125,000 Cat loader tops sale
23 Mar 14 THE Jameson Farm clearing sale at Wongan Hills was one of those sales where practically anything could be found in the line-up, from six headers to 16 tractors, all set up in a neat and accessible form, courtesy of the Elders selling team.
Wheatbelt farmers on back foot with banks
22 Mar 14 BANKS are likely to turn up the heat on embattled central and eastern Wheatbelt farmers in the coming season.
Park retains WAFarmers presidency
21 Mar 14 DALE Park has been re-elected as president of WAFarmers.
Bottoms up for China beer
21 Mar 14 THERE are not too many countries that would boast about being one of the world's largest consumers of beer, but in China it is seen as a symbol of the country's development.
Expert tips forward wool sell
21 Mar 14 WOOL growers are being encouraged to consider forward selling their wool to manage risk and avoid unexpected market slumps.
NH 8870 tractor tops $45,000
21 Mar 14 A WIDE selection of quality machinery was offered at the Pellegrini & Son clearing sale at Kalannie, but it was a NH Ford Genesis 8870 FWA that topped the sale, when Primaries auctioneer, Craig Walker, knocked it down for $45,000.
China barley demand to rise
20 Mar 14 ONE of China's largest buyers of malting barley announced last week that it will be buying 500,000 more tonnes a year within five years.
Farmers wait for rain
20 Mar 14 THERE'S an expectation even more hectares will be planted to canola in WA during the 2014/15 season.
Multi-peril crop insurance a reality
20 Mar 14 MULTI Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) became a reality for WA growers last week when Latevo International with Allianz Australia offered its first policies for the 2014 season.
WA growers tap into Asian beer market
20 Mar 14 CONSTRUCTION has started on Interflour's latest investment, a malting facility in Vietnam.
Dairy group gets going
19 Mar 14 THEY say nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. And if this is anything to go by, a small group of women involved in the WA dairy industry are destined to achieve big things.
New PGA chief focuses on business
19 Mar 14 ENSURING WA farmers remain profitable, efficient and globally competitive is the key priority for newly-appointed Pastoralists and Graziers Association president Tony Seabrook.
Western Dairy looks for future leaders
17 Mar 14 WESTERN Dairy has secured funding to conduct the highly regarded mentoring program DairySage.
Murray Grey takes prime title
16 Mar 14 A PUREBRED Murray Grey steer was sashed grand champion exhibit in the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama prime yearling beef competition.
Collegian Angus stud takes supreme title
15 Mar 14 EVERYONE was a winner at the newly-named Commonwealth Bank cattle expo at last week's Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama.
Kaya takes Dorper honours
15 Mar 14 MATURE sheep displaying structural correctness and adhering closely to breed standards took out all the broad ribbons in the Dorper section at Woolorama.
Government agency defends dam decision
14 Mar 14 THE Department of Environment and Regulation has defended the decision to reject Kukerin farmer Matthew King's application to clear vegetation in order to build a key dam on his property.
Mitch farms good times back at Darkan
14 Mar 14 Mitch Lubcke's decision to come back to the farm in Darkan was easy; he never considered doing anything else.
Pastoralist eyes bright future for exports
14 Mar 14 MANAGING 650,000 hectares of pastoral country throughout the Kimberley and Pilbara may seem like a daunting task, but for the Mills family it's a labour of love.
Carpenter Beef break into dairy
13 Mar 14 PASTORAL company Carpenter Beef is currently looking into the viability of establishing a greenfield commercial dairy farm in Dandaragan.
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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
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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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