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GM repeal Bill due to go to Parliament
19 Nov 15 LEGISLATION to repeal the Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Free Areas Act is due to be tabled in the WA parliament.
Storing grain an option in flat market
19 Nov 15 GROWERS are being encouraged to weigh up their options for storing grain as wheat and feed barley prices remain flat.
Lucky escape from lightning strike
18 Nov 15 GRAIN farmer and Neridup volunteer firefighter Mic Fels had a portent of how dangerous the fatal fires north of Esperance at Salmon Gums and Grass Patch could be.
Four dead in Esperance fires
18 Nov 15 FOUR people have died in bushfires burning near Esperance.
Nats fear land grab risk in road reform
18 Nov 15 NEW amendments to main roads laws have sparked concerns among WA lobby groups and The Nationals WA.
Student advisers get ag careers lesson
18 Nov 15 THE urban myth of agriculture being just about herding sheep and cows has been busted for a group of career advisers responsible for directing the future workforce for the industry in an information day last week.
Positive community times at Jerdacuttup
16 Nov 15 ACCENTUATING the positive, you could surmise the small locality of Jerdacuttup is thriving.
Chasing moisture pays dividends at Eradu
15 Nov 15 THE proof is always in the pudding.
New barley guide helps selection
15 Nov 15 WA barley growers have access to a one-stop-shop of information to help guide their selection of the most appropriate variety to grow next year.
Hills' girl Hayley is loving the ag life
15 Nov 15 YOU don't need to grow up in the country to love it, but once that red dirt is in your blood, the love grows strong.
Esperance simulator tests rain effects
14 Nov 15 AN Esperance company has created technology to simulate rainfall, which has the potential to save wheat growers hundreds of thousands of dollars each season.
Fern Park ewes to $100.50 at Narrogin
14 Nov 15 FOR the second year running the annual draft of 2.5-year-old, May shorn, Fern Park blood ewes from KM Pauley & Co, Wickepin, topped the annual Landmark Special Ewe and Lamb sale at Narrogin last week.
Growers gamble on Christmas price spike
14 Nov 15 THERE is no chimney on the roof of the Western Wool Centre (WWC) but some wool producers seem to be expecting Father Christmas to call in.
Rain triggers deep tillage during harvest
14 Nov 15 RAIN is generally a curse at harvest.
Farm dams a testbed for design career
14 Nov 15 ENGINEERING student Jordan Parker has turned problem solving on the family farm at Kojonup into a fledgling career.
GM act repeal set for next week
13 Nov 15 LEGISLATION to repeal the Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Free Areas Act is due to be tabled in the WA parliament.
Ram selling records tumble
13 Nov 15 RECORDS tumbled left, right and centre this ram selling season in WA as stud breeders reaped the rewards of the strong sheep and wool markets.
Shooters MLC welcomes gun law review
13 Nov 15 THE long-awaited Law Reform Commission review of the Firearms Act has been welcomed by Shooters and Fishers Party MLC Rick Mazza.
Chaff cart a weed management weapon
13 Nov 15 ROD Wiles will be taking a secret weapon into the paddock this harvest, as he plans long-term weed management on his Popanyinning property.
Partnerships could ensure lupin future
13 Nov 15 WA's lupin industry should put aside commercial interests and band together to find new markets to sustain it.
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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
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Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
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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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