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New season wool drop helps lift prices
31 Oct 15 SIGNS the volume of spring shearing new wool coming onto the market is already starting to slow helped push up demand and prices at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week.
Technology troubles shared at WIFE day
31 Oct 15 TECHNOLOGY has changed the face of farming, but access or lack of understanding is causing issues for many. The Women In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) group focused part of its annual seminar held last week at Varley on communications and technology from a farm office point of view. The session was the most interactive of the day, with attendees seeking better services but also
Thai delegation looks at northern beef
31 Oct 15 NORTHERN Beef Futures (NBF) has hosted a Thai delegation investigating trade and investment opportunities in the WA beef sector this week.
Grain losses to hail hit 37,000t
30 Oct 15 HAIL has caused losses of about 37,000 tonnes of grain in WA's south east, with some growers reporting almost total crop losses across their properties.
Hallett seeks six station Doppler radar network
30 Oct 15 DOPPLER radar proponent, South West MLC Nigel Hallett has called for three more Doppler weather radars to be installed across the WA agriculture region.
Minister's rail backtrack may be too late
30 Oct 15 TRANSPORT Minister Dean Nalder's office has backtracked on a stated intention to let lapse certification of the WA freight rail access regime under the Competition and Consumer Act.
CBH job cuts in long term cost saving exercise
29 Oct 15 HARVEST operations will not be affected by the announcement CBH is to cut 60 jobs from its business, but growers may experience impacts in other dealings with the co-operative.
Kimberley cruelty trial heads to Perth
29 Oct 15 AN animal cruelty trial brought by the RSPCA against a Kimberley cattleman and pastoral company will move to the Perth Central Court in December.
More regional centres added to NBN rollout
29 Oct 15 ALMOST 40,000 additional regional WA premises have been included in the latest National Broadband Network (NBN) fast broadband rollout three-year plan.
Quality a concern as harvest ramps up
29 Oct 15 GERALDTON port zone growers are already a quarter of the way through harvest this week but grain quality is proving a concern.
Saffioti visits Wheatbelt for a rail inspection
29 Oct 15 LABOR'S new Shadow Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti says it is "beyond belief" that the WA Government can continue to ignore the calls from the Wheatbelt to help reopen Tier 3 rail lines.
Transport operator pushes for Roe 8 build
28 Oct 15 AN attempt by four mayors to have federal funds promised for the proposed Perth Freight Link (PFL) redirected has been slammed by the Livestock and Rural Transport Association of WA (LRTA).
WIFE has success in networking rural women
28 Oct 15 WOMEN In Farming Enterprises (WIFE) is is a homegrown success story, expanding across WA's agricultural regions to include 120 members and seven branches.
Weekend rain and hail damages eastern crops
27 Oct 15 A DUMP of rain between 28 millimetres and 30mm and three waves of hail storms last Sunday night has caused damage on John Nicoletti's Lake View property at Westonia.
GBA extends reach with Geraldton office
26 Oct 15 LEADING independent grain brokering business Grain Brokers Australia (GBA) has further expanded its presence in the WA grainbelt with the opening of an office in Geraldton.
Tyrrells return to WAMMCO winners' circle
26 Oct 15 BRENDON and Ros Tyrrell have made relatively few changes to their prime lamb enterprise east of Scaddan, since they last won WAMMCO's Producer of the Month award in January, 2013.
Malletts set $1900 top at Kanangra Hills
25 Oct 15 KANANGRA Hills' reputation as a source of top quality Poll Dorsets received a boost at the stud's on-property ram sale east of Manjimup.
New buyer sets $1700 Sunny Valley top
25 Oct 15 PRICES hit a high of $1700 at last week's Sunny Valley Merino and Poll Merino ram sale at Williams, as new and old buyers chased the quality sappy, white woolled rams on offer from the stud.
Big fine wool sets $2700 Rangeview top
24 Oct 15 SEVERAL new buyers and loyal repeat clients took a liking to an offering of big, fine wool rams and helped the Rangeview stud to an 88 per cent clearance at its on-property sale at Darkan last week.
Farmers make hay from frost-hit wheat
24 Oct 15 WHILE the weather hasn't been ideal for grain growers, the heat in recent weeks has made for prime hay conditions in WA.
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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.
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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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