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AI program sets heifers up to succeed
17 Apr 15 A GROUP of Esperance beef producers gathered last Friday at the Esperance Bay Yacht Club to listen to local veterinarian Dr Enoch Bergman, Swans Veterinary Services and ABS Australia beef product manager Bill Cornell explain the logistics and benefits of Fixed Time Artificial Insemination (FTAI) in commercial beef enterprises.
Lincoln Red steers hit 273c/kg top
17 Apr 15 A TYPICAL winter Manjimup sale was one comment at the April sale when 158 cattle were penned.
Bike winners enjoy the Expo ride
16 Apr 15 THE Norrish family, Angenup Merino stud, Kojonup, and the Squiers family, Shirlee Downs Prime SAMM stud, Quairading, were all smiles after this year's Make Smoking History Williams Gateway Expo, after they took out the Farm Weekly-sponsored breeders' group classes for a group of two rams and two ewes during the action-packed day of judging.
Shearers raise $10k for cancer research
16 Apr 15 CLICK went the shears to raise more than $10,000 for breast cancer research at a charity shearing day last week at Yorkrakine.
Water plan to grow Southern Forests area
16 Apr 15 A $3.6 million project to increase water supplies to enable expanded production in the Southern Forests wine and food growing region in the South West was announced yesterday.
Early break triggers Wheatbelt action
16 Apr 15 ONE of the earliest seasonal breaks on record has triggered a flurry of spraying and seeding action throughout the Wheatbelt.
Federal pollies take up wild dog cause
15 Apr 15 BOTH WA Liberal senator Dean Smith and Federal Durack MP Melissa Price visited a baiting session last week at Challa station, Mt Magnet, to take a first-hand look at the realities facing the region.
Frustration over dog fence to-and-fro
15 Apr 15 THE application for $4.5 million to build the remaining 380 kilometres of the vermin cell fence line is still being finalised. Murchison pastoralists hope to receive funding through the Royalties for Regions Mid West Investment Plan, through the Mid West Development Commission.
Pastoralists unite to combat wild dogs
15 Apr 15 MURCHISON pastoralists stood side-by-side at Challa station, Mt Magnet,to assist an area-wide baiting program trying eradicate the wild dogs.
Registered shooters join wild dog fight
15 Apr 15 TRAINED hunters are helping Narndee station owner Julie Leaver deal with wild dogs on her property as a part of a new Statewide volunteer program to launch in WA.
Sale day change plan postponed
15 Apr 15 A PROPOSED plan to change WA's trade sale days was put on hold this week.
A passion to 'farm' a great industry
13 Apr 15 THROUGH the eyes of a farmer's daughter, Roxanne Mostert, Redmond, can see the importance of the industry and value of good farm management.
A bug's life for researcher Svetlana
12 Apr 15 SINCE starting as a research officer in crop protection (entomology) with the Department of Agriculture and Food in 2003, Svetlana (Svet) Micic has established a reputation for solving pest problems and a willingness to collaborate with industry partners.
Rare Merino offering at Leake dispersal
11 Apr 15 SIXTY six years of wool producing will come to a close next week when the Leake family, East Pingelly, disperses their Merino flock at the family's clearing sale on Thursday, April 16.
WA bloodlines make impact at Sydney
11 Apr 15 WA bloodlines were again on display in the cattle judging ring at this year's Sydney Royal Easter Show and they came out on top on a number of occasions.
Working dog whisperer brings skills to WA
11 Apr 15 WORKING Dog Whisperer is the name by which many farmers know dog trainer and breeder Ben Page.
WA nation's 2015 wheat production focus
11 Apr 15 DETERIORATING conditions in eastern Australia could see WA become the focus for the country's wheat production in 2015, pending normal rainfall patterns.
ACCO truck, trailer a $87,500 Toodyay top
10 Apr 15 IT had all of the markers of a good sale with the header, seeding rig and 4WD tractor all selling, but it was an International ACCO 2350E 6 x 4 tipper with a tandem axle tipping trailer that topped the P & J Michael sale, Toodyay, when Landmark auctioneer Terry Norrish knocked it down for $87,500.
Brookfield Rail comes into the 'tent'
10 Apr 15 CONVEYING the concerns of members will be the first topic on the list when Wheatbelt Business Network executive officer Caroline Robinson welcomes Brookfield Rail to the network.
Milking could solve wild camel problem
09 Apr 15 MILK production could solve the wild camel issue in the northern Goldfields. Following the destruction of infrastructure to pastoral stations from feral camels last month, pastoralists and stakeholders gathered in Leonora to discuss possible solutions.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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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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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
Tweets from @FarmOnline/fairfax-rural-reporters
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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