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WA students third in crop comp
04 Oct 15 FIVE agricultural science undergraduate students at The University of Western Australia have excelled in the 2015 Australian Universities Crop Competition held in New South Wales last week.
New noodle ideas needed to lift price
03 Oct 15 A NEW approach to marketing Noodle wheat is needed to save WA's place in the industry, according to an industry expert.
Classy Claypans ram the autumn winner
02 Oct 15 A CLASSY Poll Merino sire from the Bolt family's Claypans stud, Corrigin, took top honours in the autumn shorn judging at this year's IGA Perth Royal Show.
Cynthia shines as a Moora leader
02 Oct 15 A MOORA great grandmother has won the Royal Agricultural Society of WA's 2015 Rural Community Achiever Award.
Rates could help fund wild dog controls
02 Oct 15 By JACINTA BOLSENBROEK SHIRE rate funding could assist the eastern Wheatbelt community in its efforts to control wild dogs, according to the Eastern Wheatbelt Biosecurity Group (EWBG). EWBG representative Jim Sullivan said wild dogs were the most serious declared pest in the region, and without community-based and funded control and support, would threaten the viability of the livestock industry
Declaring OP canola will help research
02 Oct 15 OPEN-POLLINATED (OP) canola growers are being asked to support the future of these varieties by declaring the breed when they deliver grain this harvest.
Eid sheep leak sparks exporter review
02 Oct 15 THE Export Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) is at risk of becoming a "farce" unless stricter penalties are imposed on importers who "systematically rort the system".
NBF staff move into new office in Broome
02 Oct 15 THE Broome Northern Beef Futures project (NBF) team has found new premises.
Survey shows DAFWA missing key targets
02 Oct 15 WHILE the Department of Agriculture and Food's (DAFWA) core functions review is still underway, DAFWA's latest annual report outlines how the department again fell short of reaching its key performance indicators.
Supreme to Claypans
01 Oct 15 IT was a show to remember for the Bolt family's Claypans stud, Corrigin, when it took out all three major awards in the Merino judging ring at this year's IGA Perth Royal Show, including the prestigious supreme exhibit award with an upstanding Poll Merino sire.
Westbrook's first supreme fleece win
01 Oct 15 MANY years of careful selection and breeding for the ideal wool traits have finally paid off for Mike Morrissey, Westbrook stud, Westdale, who took out the top honours in the wool judging at this year's IGA Perth Royal Show.
ACA floats co-op port buy idea
01 Oct 15 WHEATBELT Railway Retention Alliance (WRRA) members have been told to form a co-operative with other agribusiness groups to buy Fremantle Port.
Meeting airs rail impasse frustration
01 Oct 15 NO movement has been made on threats of class action against the State Government by a group of disgruntled growers over rail access during a public meeting held by the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance (WRRA) in Quairading.
Rail alliance told it’s time for a political party
01 Oct 15 THE Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance (WRRA) and a room of supporters have been encouraged to start their own political party before the next election to drive action on the grain on rail issue.
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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
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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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