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Dohne lambs get up and grow
13 Sep 14 WHEN Barry Harrap drives around his Dohne ewes at lambing time, he still gets surprised at how quickly the lambs get up and grow.
East Javan women tour WA
13 Sep 14 A GROUP of Indonesian women have toured WA, from Harvey to Broome, to share farming experiences and gain a deeper understanding of the potential role for women in agriculture.
Schholarship honours MH17 victim
12 Sep 14 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) and the family of two Australian victims of flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine on July 17, have established a scholarship at The University of Western Australia Albany in honour of Arjen Ryder.
Defending RfR: Redman
12 Sep 14 ROYALTIES For Regions (RfR) funding will always need to be defended, says Regional Development Minister Terry Redman.
History repeats in hogget win
12 Sep 14 HISTORY repeated itself last Wednesday at the 28th annual State Ewe Hogget Competition.
Ice Break using local milk for first time
12 Sep 14 FLAVOURED milk drink Ice Break contains WA milk for the first time as the push continues for Harvey Fresh growth in the local market.
Manunda hits $5000 top twice
12 Sep 14 THE strength of the wind roaring through Tammin on Monday had nothing on the Manunda Poll Merino on-property ram sale, which was strong all day and finished with an outstanding average of $1435.
Vision for a vibrant Wheatlbelt
12 Sep 14 THE Wheatbelt's vibrant economy, communities, natural environment and clever people are the characteristics that will frame the way the region grows.
CBH to trial higher quality APW grade
11 Sep 14 A TRIAL to split APW stacks into APW1 and APW2 could deliver price benefits to WA growers producing high quality wheat this harvest. For the first time, CBH will trial the additional APW1 wheat grade which will align WA to Grain Trade Australia commodity standards and will be open to all grain marketers as a common stack segregation.
CSIRO talks food bowl
11 Sep 14 AUSTRALIA's potential to satisfy growing global food demand was on the menu at the 30th annual Brodie-Hall Memorial Address this month.
Fee rises risk for illegal gun ownership
11 Sep 14 EXHORBITANT firearm licensing fee increases, without regard for affordability, will create black market behaviour where people harbour illegal firearms to save money, a WA parliamentarian has warned.
InterGrain launches new wheat varieties
11 Sep 14 GROWERS will have more options at seeding next year following the launch of two new Noodle wheat varieties this week: Arrino and Calingiri.
Masterlist gets 11 new wheat varieties
11 Sep 14 WHEAT Quality Australia (WQA) released its annual 2014/15 wheat variety master list last week, which contains the names and highest possible grade for wheat varieties approved in Australia's classification process.
Nationals push for education
11 Sep 14 THE Nationals WA will push for an increase in payments for isolated children and improved access for all regional students to the Geraldton residential college, following support for the moves at its recent annual conference.
Prices better on falling sheep numbers
11 Sep 14 WHILE sheep flock numbers are falling, prices are better than last year's figures, according to stock agents.
Women's roles hidden for decades
10 Sep 14 THE history of the Dowern GWN7 Machinery Field Days now spans 50 years, but the past 50 years of women in agriculture have largely gone unrecorded.
Northern crops benefit from weekend rain
10 Sep 14 NORTHERN and eastern growers breathed a collective sigh of relief after timely and widespread rainfall delivered much-needed moisture to thirsty crops at the weekend. Many crops were on the knife's edge in these parts with yield potential affected by warm conditions and below average winter rainfall, but the recent falls have bolstered farmer hopes of a reasonable finish.
Farm Weekly samples
10 Sep 14 A column dedicated to grain photos, news, jokes, stats and industry gossip.
CBH withdraws LTA port proposal
10 Sep 14 GRAIN marketers looking for port space for this year's harvest will revert back to a pure auction system after CBH withdrew its proposal for allocation of port capacity through Long Term Agreements (LTAs).
Domestic dogs attack flock
10 Sep 14 A NEWDEGATE sheep farmer has lost almost half his stud flock after an attack by two domestic dogs.
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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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