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Harvey Beef celebrates a busy year
19 Dec 15 THE Harvey Beef team wrapped up the year, with a Christmas cocktail party in Fremantle last week.
Low cost the key to Pilbara irrigation
19 Dec 15 LOW-risk fodder crops for export as grain or hay from Port Hedland could head a development of irrigated agriculture in the Pilbara.
Research closer to SNB resistant wheat
19 Dec 15 THE secret to beating a fungus stripping WA growers of about $108 million a year is close to the breeding stage after almost 15 years of research.
Fickle 2015 harvest drawing to a close
18 Dec 15 HARVEST is almost wrapped up across the State with just under 12 million tonnes delivered to CBH by Monday afternoon.
Wellard finishes 2015 on a high
18 Dec 15 HAVING commenced trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) for the first time last week, Wellard celebrated that night with a festive season function.
Wellard looks to grow with listing
18 Dec 15 AUSTRALIAN live exporter Wellard took the bulls by the horns last week, entering trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) for the first time.
Registrations open for premier grain event
17 Dec 15 REGISTRATIONS are now open for Western Australia's premier grains research forum in 2016.
Asia's feed need an opportunity for WA
17 Dec 15 WA should be capitalising on Asia's demand for feed wheat with varieties bred for yield, according to Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) former principal grains researcher David Bowran.
Forrest backs Onslow for live export
17 Dec 15 ANDREW Forrest has called on the WA government to position Onslow as another port where live cattle can be shipped from.
KCA brings the Pilbara into its fold
17 Dec 15 THE Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has broadened its horizons and changed its name, at the first annual general meeting in Broome on Monday.
Muchea turns unnominated cattle away
17 Dec 15 UP to 17 truckloads of unnominated cattle were sent home from the Muchea Livestock Centre on Sunday as record numbers continue to flow into the centre for the weekly trade sale.
CBH helps celebrate the festive season
16 Dec 15 CBH celebrated the festive season last week with a small event at Bob's Bar in the Perth CBD. Among those marking the occasion were some CBH staff, board members, WA politicians and media representatives. Farm Weekly grains writer RACHAEL OXBORROW was there to catch some of the action.
Seeking recipe for wheat growing success
16 Dec 15 CREATING recipes for wheat growing success based on region, soil type and other variables will be the focus for a newly appointed WA scientist.
Project maps grain sector's skills gap
14 Dec 15 THE skill gap in the grains sector has been mapped for the first time as part of an industry-supported project.
Shooters warn of more gun red tape
14 Dec 15 FIREARM owners are being encouraged to respond to "nonsense" red tape proposals in the review of the Firearms Act.
Brenton is helping to grow future for ag
13 Dec 15 HAVING grown up with agriculture, Brenton Leske is working as a researcher with a goal to ensuring the industry is here for many generations to come.
An award for agricultural commitment
12 Dec 15 SIXTEEN-year-old Ashley Evans is possibly one of the youngest guns Farm Weekly has ever chatted to. But his enthusiasm for agriculture is certainly not limited by his years.
Grain delegation a success in Indonesia
12 Dec 15 THE Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) has taken part in an Australian business delegation to Indonesia.
Renewed interest in ag reflected in enrolments
12 Dec 15 A SIGNIFICANT increase in enrolments for an agricultural business management degree offered at Muresk Institute, Northam, is expected next year.
Walls going up at CBH's new Albany site
11 Dec 15 CONSTRUCTION is underway at the new Albany CBH bin site where growers will be delivering grain next season.
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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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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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