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Towers to trump black spots
30 Jun 15 WHEATBELT communities in particular are celebrating news of 130 new or upgraded mobile phone base stations to eliminate some of the State's communications black spots.
Pushing production and profit
29 Jun 15 ADAM Dagg is not yet 30 years old but his qualifications and experience has gained him a job managing a big South Coast sheep and cropping enterprise.
D10 paves the way
28 Jun 15 WANNAMAL farmer and earth-moving contractor Monty Driessen loves his Caterpillar D10 dozer.
Paradigm shift emerging for future farming
28 Jun 15 EMERGING precision technology will see a paradigm shift in the way farming is achieved within the next 15 years.
Kellys' sheep faith sees WAMMCO win
27 Jun 15 GOOD prices for wool, live shippers and lamb continue to justify Wongan Hills farmer Scott Kelly's and his ex-shearer father David's long-held faith in the sheep industry.
Landpower acquires Wellard dealerships
27 Jun 15 AFTER tripling the size of its farm machinery dealership business in WA in five years, Wellard has received and agreed to an offer from national machinery distributor Landpower, to purchase Wellard's CLAAS Harvest Centres.
WA groups welcome northern plans
27 Jun 15 WA farm groups have cautiously welcomed the Federal Government's grand plans for northern Australia, following the release of its long awaited White Paper.
CBH Group acquires Blue Lake Milling
26 Jun 15 THE CBH Group has purchased Blue Lake Milling, a leading manufacturer of premium Australian oat products operating in South Australia and Victoria.
Drought loan criteria too tough to answer
26 Jun 15 GOVERNMENT concessional loans schemes for WA are due to close this month.
Growers set to investigate China market
26 Jun 15 WA sheep producers and industry representatives will travel to China on a sheepmeat insights tour next month.
Macrofertil celebrates successful year
26 Jun 15 MACROFERTIL last week celebrated a stellar 18 months in the WA fertiliser market with its second annual conference and inaugural sales awards at the Tradewinds Hotel, Fremantle.
MP warns of 'stolen' Dandalup River flow
26 Jun 15 FORMER policeman, Murray-Wellington Liberal MLA Murray Cowper has accused the Department of Water (DoW) of "stealing" water off farmers and other property owners along the North Dandalup River.
WA Country side posts win against amateurs
26 Jun 15 THE WA Country Football League (WACFL) New Holland State side got its first hit out for 2015 with a solid win against the WA Amateur Football League (WAAFL) Under 23s under lights in Mandurah last Friday.
No result in grain rail negotiations
25 Jun 15 NINETY days of negotiations between CBH Group and Brookfield Rail over freight rail access ground to a no-result halt yesterday with a low-key phone call, rather than heated debate or a handshake across a table.
Boost to WA mobile coverage
25 Jun 15 MOBILE coverage in WA has been given another boost, with the announcement of a joint funding agreement between the WA and Federal Governments today.
Arbitration a likely track for rail access negotiations
25 Jun 15 SEEKING independent arbitration to determine costs for its grain trains to use the State's southern freight rail network seems a likely next move for CBH Group as negotiations with Brookfield Rail drew to a close yesterday.
Call for RfR to fund free show admission
25 Jun 15 WA Labor says a key link to connect the city with the country has been broken with the government's decision not to continue free admission for children under 12 to the IGA Perth Royal Show.
New dairy set to make an impact
25 Jun 15 A UNIQUE greenfields “grass-to-gate” combined dairy, creamery and tourist facility proposed for Northcliffe is destined to change WA’s dairy industry by putting its operations on public view.
No 'crisis' talks says DAFWA
25 Jun 15 THE Department of Agriculture and Food has played down reports that it is holding "crisis" talks at a meeting with industry leaders this Friday (tomorrow).
Red tape hampers mice control
25 Jun 15 FRUSTRATED South Coast farmers dealing with a potential mice plague, are waiting on the grinding wheels of bureaucracy.
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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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