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Review supports RSPCA inspector funds
11 Dec 15 THE long-awaited review of the investment and administration of the Animal Welfare Act 2002 has been tabled, 12 months after Cabinet approved the independent review.
Wellard makes its ASX debut
10 Dec 15 AUSTRALIAN live exporter Wellard took the 'bulls by the horns' this morning, entering trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) for the first time.
Harvey Beef's Uaroo depot now open
10 Dec 15 PILBARA pastoralists trucking cattle south to the Harvey Beef abattoir can now use the new multi-purpose depot yard built at Uaroo station, south of Minderoo.
Premier told ag image needs improving
10 Dec 15 THE image of agriculture needs to change in order to attract young employees and grow the sector's competitiveness, two young ag professionals have told Premier Colin Barnett.
Premium paid for contaminated canola load
10 Dec 15 THE risk of losing international markets due to genetically modified (GM) canola contamination comes down to just a tip of a bucket according to Labor MLC for the Agricultural Region Darren West.
Private port could help industry
10 Dec 15 CERTAINTY of Fremantle Port access through freight routes and a long-term lease will benefit industry and users, a room of WA business representatives heard on Tuesday.
Qatar cattle buy-up continues
10 Dec 15 THE Sheik of Qatar continued his cattle buying spree in the South West last week.
Rain, frost cut season total to 12.5mt
10 Dec 15 CBH has revised this year's expected harvest total down to 12.5 million tonnes.
Untimely storms dump rain over parts of Wheatbelt
10 Dec 15 STORMY weather delivered untimely rain to areas of the Wheatbelt on the weekend, with growers in the Great Southern copping the brunt of the system.
V&V Walsh's China deal still delayed
10 Dec 15 DELAYS continue for V&V Walsh owners Greg and Peter Walsh who are awaiting approval from the Chinese government for a licence to export WA sheepmeat and beef into China.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visits Esperance
09 Dec 15 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has highlighted the "heroism and professionalism" of the volunteer firefighters who battled last month's devastating bushfires.
Labor celebrates the festive season
09 Dec 15 WA Labor leader Mark McGowan, WA Labor MPs, staff and WA media representatives gathered in West Perth last week to celebrate the festive season. Mr McGowan said it had been a good year and he was excited for the year ahead. Farm Weekly journalists JACINTA BOLSENBROEK and RACHAEL OXBORROW snapped some of the MPs at the celebrations.
Supply a challenge for cattle market
08 Dec 15 SOME "real challenges", including competition from Brazil, face the Australian meat and livestock industry's attempts to meet rapidly rising middle-class demand for protein in South East and Central Asia.
New grain selling tool for WA growers
07 Dec 15 GROWERS can be on the front foot when selling their grain to buyers with a new tool being ramped up in WA.
CBH stalwart says goodbye after 40 years
06 Dec 15 A CBH stalwart for the past 40 years is farewelling the industry by saying goodbye to WA growers.
Trial tests UK fly control for WA pest
06 Dec 15 WA researchers are about to trial new technology to combat the destructive fruit pest, Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly).
Bush boundary change upsets pollies
05 Dec 15 FOLLOWING the announcement by the WAEC, some members of parliament remain disappointed in the redistribution of electoral boundaries.
Producers appointed to MLA council
05 Dec 15 SIX WA livestock producers have been named to lead a southern WA livestock research, development and adoption (RD&A) project, supported by Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA).
Esperance headers are back in motion
04 Dec 15 HEADERS are back in motion and growers with fire-affected paddocks are planning wind erosion measures.
Pushing the case for lime route upgrade
04 Dec 15 WA's ag lime routes could be the subject of $60 million in upgrades over the next five years if a business case is successful.
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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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Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
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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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