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Beef Council calls for change
14 Apr 14 NOW is the time for change in the WA beef industry according to WA Beef Council chairman Tony Hiscock.
Gentle approach works in wool
13 Apr 14 THE age-old adage 'reap what you sow' still rings true today for sixth generation woolgrower Luke Gentle, Meenaar Farms.
Jessica pursues dairy passion
13 Apr 14 LIFE on the land can be deeply rewarding.
Mia takes biosecurity role
13 Apr 14 FROM herd testing to policy writing, Mia Carbon loves working for the WA farming industry.
Bullish outlook for live trade
12 Apr 14 INDUSTRY experts are predicting good news for live exports in the coming year.
Livestock industry unites for forum
12 Apr 14 PRODUCERS and industry representatives met in Kojonup last week to discuss some of WA's beef and sheep industry concerns.
Strath-Haddon ewes top at $410
11 Apr 14 STUD Merino breeders and loyal Strath-Haddon clients were out in force at the Strath-Haddon Merino stud on-property dispersal sale at Broomehill this week pushing prices to a high of $410 for stud ewes and $9400 for stud sires.
New CEO for RASWA
11 Apr 14 THE Royal Agricultural Society of WA (RASWA) has appointed Peter Cooper as its new CEO.
Parents in education dilemma
11 Apr 14 MID West parents say they are in limbo as they seek boarding facilities for their children in 2016.
Preparing for disease outbreak
11 Apr 14 WA saleyards are preparing for a national livestock standstill. Workshops have been held throughout the State to prepare industry representatives for an outbreak of an emergency disease such as foot and mouth disease (FMD).
Upgrade for Esperance port
11 Apr 14 DRIVERS and pedestrians at CBH's Esperance port terminal can look forward to better traffic conditions following the official opening of the Esperance port upgrade last Wednesday.
WAFarmers launches live export site
11 Apr 14 WAFARMERS has launched a website to share the positive and factual story behind live export from the perspective of producers.
China business delegation in WA
10 Apr 14 A DELEGATION representing the Chinese investment sector landed in Perth this week to look at possible opportunities in WA agriculture.
Early success in wild dog trial
10 Apr 14 WILD dog scalps have come in thick and fast in the first round of the bounty trial set up in the Murchison.
Just waiting for rain
10 Apr 14 "WE'RE just waiting for some rain" is the common catch-cry among WA grain growers who are gearing up for the 2014/15 seeding season.
Pollies get first-hand look at roads
10 Apr 14 WA Wheatbelt roads are past their use by date, according to Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance (WRRA) co-ordinator Jane Fuchsbichler.
Live exports to China a step closer
09 Apr 14 ANOTHER step has been taken in establishing live export trade with China after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Perth today.
Burglary at CBH grain terminal
09 Apr 14 CBH and the WA Police have urged the public to call Crime Stoppers with any information following a burglary at CBH’s Kwinana grain terminal on Monday night.
Spreading to width in windy conditions
07 Apr 14 THE increasing acidification of WA Wheatbelt topsoils has led to an exponential increase in lime sand spreading as a neutralising factor.
Acidity, compaction still the bogeymen
06 Apr 14 MANY an overseas or Eastern States farmer has posed the question to WA farmers: How do you grow crops in that sand?
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
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
I'm one of the people who want marijuana to be legalized, some city have been approved it but
Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
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Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
Australia's live animal trade is nothing but a blood stained industry that suits those who
PGA launches live ex campaign
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
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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