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Dining boom call coming too soon?
10 Jul 14 THERE has been plenty of commentary on the so called ‘Asian dining boom’, but is Australia really placed to be the food bowl of Asia?
Geraldton growers push for flour mill
10 Jul 14 A HANDFUL of northern growers are hoping to capitalise on WA's clean, green crop production reputation by pushing for a Chinese-owned flour mill and noodle factory to be built in Geraldton.
Saudi company's milk interest
10 Jul 14 THE WA dairy industry could be set to benefit from Saudi Arabia interest in the sector.
Time to rebuild WA herd: WALFA president
10 Jul 14 WA cattle producers should move now to rebuild the State's herd numbers.
Crops look for a drink, not a dry July
09 Jul 14 STEADY rainfall has provided another confidence boost for farmers throughout the State's grain growing regions.
Pastoralists in doubt on renewal leases
09 Jul 14 THE public consultation period for the Pastoral Lease Renewals closes this Friday and pastoralists say they are no closer to fully understanding the implications of their options.
Rangelands irrigation an export chance
09 Jul 14 THE Rangelands investment opportunity could unlock sustainable irrigation, boosting WA's herd numbers to solve Asia's food security challenge.
Coles pork deal a boost for WA industry
08 Jul 14 THE WA pork industry has received a boost with Coles announcing it would source WA free range pork in a unique long-term contract to stock over 700 Coles supermarkets nationally.
Indonesian quotas could hit wheat imports
08 Jul 14 AEGIC has warned changes to Indonesian government regulation could decrease the amount of wheat Aus growers export.
Banking on a straight line for cropping
05 Jul 14 THROUGHOUT his farming career and like the majority of his peers, Quairading farmer Darryl Richards has always focused on improving the soil.
Firming lupin price appealing prospect for WA
05 Jul 14 IT HAS been quite a while since lupins were in favour, but 2014 could be the year that marks a significant turn in the prospects for this crop that has much to offer in WA cropping systems.
Green light for CBH's port submission
05 Jul 14 WA growers are on track to benefit from long-term agreements (LTAs) at CBH's four WA ports thanks to an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announcement made last week.
Audit prompts concerns on RfR outcomes
04 Jul 14 CONCERNS have been raised about the Royalties for Regions (RfR) program after an audit found its long-term outcomes were unclear.
Bunge ready to trial wheat shipments
04 Jul 14 BUNGE Agribusiness Australia plans to load its first grain shipment from its newly-finished Bunbury export terminal next week.
WA farmers take free-range pigs nationally
04 Jul 14 THE Craig Mostyn Group (CMG) is looking for pig farmers in the South-West to help grow the pork industry in WA by supplying free-range pork nationally.
New apple variety released
03 Jul 14 A NEW firm and juicy WA-developed apple is one step closer to shop shelves after 20 years of breeding and testing by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA).
$172.50 A ewe beauty market booster
03 Jul 14 THE WA sheep market went to another level last week when prices hit a high of $172.50 for one-year-old Merino ewes at the Combined Agents Katanning June Special Sheep Sale.
Hopes rally for wool season
03 Jul 14 WITH all of the fluctuations in the wool market, it seems little has changed in 12 months.
Plans to grow Harvey Fresh
03 Jul 14 PARMALAT is moving to leverage off its Harvey Fresh brand to expand its national and international footprint, particularly in developing the Asian market.
Parmalat leverages off HF
02 Jul 14 PARMALAT is moving to leverage off its Harvey Fresh brand to expand its national and international footprint, particularly in developing the Asian market.
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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
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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
Chinese buy into live shipper Wellard
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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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