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AWI traces footy wool to Darkan
13 Mar 15 WOOL will make its mark on and off the field in AFL football this year with Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) participation.
Cool burn forum set to raise temperature
13 Mar 15 THE South West's Fire For Life group is hoping for a big turn-out at a Pemberton community forum today, to discuss the need for prescribed burning as a forest management tool. 'Conservation through prescribed burning or devastation through wildfire' is the emotive title of the meeting organised by the Manjimup-based group, established to counter the "anti-burn l
Frost rating for wheat and barley varieties
13 Mar 15 GROWERS in frost prone areas of WA could help increase their yields by 10-20 per cent with a new frost susceptibility rating for wheat and barley varieties set for release this year.
Emerald Grain to close Albany office
12 Mar 15 EMERALD Grain has announced it will close its Albany office and some staff will be made redundant as part of a restructure across its national network.
CBH building delay to hit Albany growers
12 Mar 15 ALBANY port zone growers could be hit with another harvest of delays as the long-awaited Down Road site is yet to be signed off.
GAC president urges grower engagement
12 Mar 15 HALFWAY through his term, the youngest ever chairman of the CBH Grower Advisory Council (GAC) has called on growers, particularly young growers, to "engage with their business".
Growers welcome Gascoyne River flow
12 Mar 15 AFTER 12 months of dry conditions, the Gascoyne River is now flowing again.
Claypans wins first Wagin supreme
11 Mar 15 THE Claypans stud’s supreme drought at the Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama was broken this year when an upstanding Poll Merino ram from the stud shone through in the judging to be sashed king of the ring and create a new piece of history for the stud.
PM's flying fire visit
11 Mar 15 PRIME Minister Tony Abbott dropped into Northcliffe on Monday to thank volunteer and career firefighters who battled last month’s devastating fire.
Thieves steal Collie Merinos
11 Mar 15 LOCALS are urged to be on the look-out after 110 Merino sheep were stolen from a Collie property.
Barley varieties gain malt accreditation
11 Mar 15 LA TROBE and Flinders, two new barley varieties from the InterGrain and Syngenta collaboration, have been announced as malt accredited.
Agents confirm sale day change
09 Mar 15 MUCHEA Livestock Centre (MLC) could hold its trade cattle and sheep sales together on a Tuesday in the future.
Brookdale dispersal offers opportunity
09 Mar 15 A TOP opportunity to purchase well-bred and commercially driven Merino ewes will present itself on Friday, March 20, when the well-known Brookdale Merino and Poll Merino stud is dispersed.
Bill's laconic approach to soil improvement
08 Mar 15 EXPERIENCE usually is the first pick in any team.
Emerald loads first canola ship out of Geraldton
08 Mar 15 EMERALD Grain loaded its first shipment of canola to leave Geraldton port last week.
Taming the nitrogen elephant in the room
08 Mar 15 THERE seem to be plenty of elephants in the room when it comes to agriculture.
AgImports unveils new wheeled loader
07 Mar 15 YORK-based AgImports has entered the wheeled loader market as WA distributors for the Chinese-made Lonking loaders.
Export plan to aid Russia wheat
07 Mar 15 PLANS to make it easier to export grain out of Russia could see the wheat giant soon take a greater share of the world market.
Carcase comp to highlight the Merino
06 Mar 15 A NEW lamb carcase competition is set to hit WA with the launch of the Merino wether and ram lamb muster in the Year of the Merino sheep.
GRDC defends levy
06 Mar 15 THE profitability of WA's growers would be lost without research and development (R&D) levies funding the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC), according to managing director John Harvey.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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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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