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Broome abattoir set for April opening
28 Nov 15 WA'S north needs an abattoir now more than ever.
Mullan family buys Quailerup West
28 Nov 15 IT was the end of one chapter and the start of new one for the Quailerup West Merino stud last week when it was announced it had been sold.
Trials hope to salvage some stored grain
27 Nov 15 TRIALS have begun to see if some of the heat-damaged and smoke-tainted grain stored on fire-ravaged farms across the Esperance zone, can be salvaged.
Wellard float looking to raise $298.9m
27 Nov 15 AUSTRALIA'S largest live cattle exporter Wellard is hoping to be listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) before Christmas.
Changes mooted to keep WA wool centre
26 Nov 15 ENSURING WA retains its selling centre and improving woolgrower returns is behind efficiency improvements mooted for the Western Wool Centre.
Quick thinking saved couple's lives
26 Nov 15 IT'S a cruel blow that after almost 60 years of farming you would be forced to flee your home with only the clothes you're wearing and one box of photo albums.
Scaddan farmer calls for control change
26 Nov 15 AS David Vandenberghe walks from his front door across lush green lawn and manicured flower beds to the garden gate he looks around and says "you wouldn't believe it standing here would you". The Scaddan Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade vice captain is clearly shattered by the experience but his mind i
Scaddan farmers face grain recovery issue
26 Nov 15 LAST Tuesday's fire has presented a challenge of a different kind for Scaddan farmers Bradd Vermeersch and family.
Mission to boost exports
25 Nov 15 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston says the Middle East, particularly Egypt, holds further opportunity for WA exports.
Pastoralists keen on improvement grants
25 Nov 15 ALMOST a dozen Pilbara and Kimberly pastoralists have already registered their interest in the State Government's new $25,000 business improvement grants.
Sealy appointed as next WALEA chairman
25 Nov 15 THERE was a changing of the guard at the WA Livestock Exporters Association (WALEA) last week.
Report charts the north's potential
23 Nov 15 THE potential for agricultural production opportunities in northern WA, including in walnuts, oils and cotton, have been outlined in a report released by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA).
Roundtable meets for north beef roads
22 Nov 15 ACTING Prime Minister and National Party leader Warren Truss said the Australian Government is committed to WA's northern beef industry, to improve the northern beef road network.
Curtin seeks feedback on its ag degree
21 Nov 15 INDUSTRY has been asked to provide feedback on Curtin University's Bachelor of Agribusiness degree after it underwent significant change.
Premier's visit tunes into Indonesia
21 Nov 15 PREMIER Colin Barnett's first official visit to Indonesia this month was "something of an eye opener", according to an MP who accompanied him between WA and Indonesia.
Shearing school for Harvey Ag students
21 Nov 15 "DUCKS on the pond" is a call no longer heard in shearing sheds and last week's shearing school at Rylington Park, near Boyup Brook, demonstrated why.
WA adviser lands MLA director role
20 Nov 15 WA livestock producer, business management adviser and events planner Erin Gorter, Kojonup, will take a seat on the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) Board.
Ag industry offers Esperance support
19 Nov 15 WA agribusinesses are offering support to those affected by the Esperance bush fires.
Esperance fire an 'unstoppable force'
19 Nov 15 A GREAT bloke, great footballer, committed farmer and dedicated community man was how Esperance locals were remembering Kym Curnow, tragically lost in Tuesday's bushfires at Cascades, along with three overseas travellers working in the region.
Esperance farmer 'an icon'
19 Nov 15 AN Esperance farmer killed in the firestorm in the southeast while trying to direct people to safety has been described as an icon.
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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.
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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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