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Bindoon CWA celebrates 70th in style
31 May 15 AS a 15-year-old, Pat Parkinson was too young to join, but on May 31, 1945, she did attend the inaugural meeting of the Bindoon/Chittering branch of the CWA with her mother.
Online information tool for dairy
31 May 15 DAIRY Australia's much touted free DairyBase online information tool for farmers went live Australia-wide on Monday.
Sheep camp opens eyes to future
31 May 15 SOME 18 Curtin and Murdoch University students - as well as two WA College of Agriculture, Denmark, students - took part in demonstrations and practical components at the weekend's agVivo Events sheep camp.
50th Riverland clip goes under hammer
31 May 15 SCADDAN Merino and Poll Merino breeders Dave and Katherine Vandenberghe extended a weekend visit to Perth with son Liam to watch part of the historic 50th wool clip off their Riverland property go to auction last week.
Moodi raises $6000 for breast cancer
30 May 15 THE average shearing team would be more than happy to have dozens of willing and able shed hands at the ready.
Reseeding costs need careful consideration
30 May 15 CANOLA growers buoyed by recent rain and thinking about whether to reseed a crop that has established poorly should carefully consider whether it is worth the cost.
AWI recruiting WA wild dog co-ordinator
30 May 15 AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation (AWI) has committed to employing a wild dog co-ordinator for WA.
Exporters fret over port plans
30 May 15 FREMANTLE Port was one of the nation's largest live export ports in 2013-14, and government plans to sell it and some other public assets have left industry uncertain about the facility's future.
Grain market importance of Middle East
30 May 15 ASIA may be the talk of the agriculture world, but the middle of the world markets in Africa and the Middle East are where the grain supply competition is being fought and won.
Balco welcomes Chinese investor
29 May 15 SOUTH Australian hay exporter Balco Australia, which also has a depot at Brookton, has become the latest local company to welcome foreign investment, entering into a joint venture with Chinese feed importer Shanghai Yanhua Hi-Tech in an effort to expand its market opportunities in China.
Angus bull tops Monterey sale
29 May 15 VALUES reached $9500 for an Angus bull to cap off the extremely strong Monterey Murray Grey and Angus seventh annual winter bull sale last week at Brunswick.
Angus-Hereford calves sell to 378c/kg
29 May 15 WA cattle prices continue to soar with Independent Rural Agents - Pemberton holding a red hot weekly sale on AuctionsPlus on Monday.
Waltons happy with saltbush success
29 May 15 YEALERING farmer Chris Walton is currently sowing his 44th crop and planting a far bigger program than if had he not grown saltbush on his property to arrest encroaching salinity.
Kwinana leaseholders keen for clarity on port process
29 May 15 EXISTING leaseholders at Kwinana are hoping to retain their place at the port as a State Government announcement throws the nearing capacity Fremantle Port into its latest round of asset sales.
Potential classers watch market recover
29 May 15 WITH 29 potential wool classers watching with interest at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) on Wednesday last week, the wool market began a recovery from the previous Thursday's correction.
WAFarmers wait for Jona's shear answer
29 May 15 A SECOND invitation asking animal rights activist Jona Weinhofen whether he will come to WA to attend a shearing school to learn about what he was campaigning for, has been sent by WAFarmers.
Angus-Limousin win Gate 2 Plate
28 May 15 IF producing beef was a reality show then 180 head of prime yearling beef have just gone under the most public judgement and scrutiny in the inaugural Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate feedlot challenge.
Nominations open for rising champion
28 May 15 NAB Agribusiness Rising Champion Initiative applications are open.
Time running out to win a HiLux ute
28 May 15 TIME is running out to get your entries in to win a Toyota HiLux ute courtesy of New Town Toyota and Kalamunda Toyota which have again joined forces with Farm Weekly to provide this great prize for one lucky Farm Weekly subscriber.
WAMIA looks to install CCTV at Muchea
28 May 15 CCTV could be installed at the Muchea Livestock Centre as part of an upgrade to be carried out by the facilities manager, the WA Meat Industry Authority.
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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
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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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