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Home alone for medal count
30 Sep 15 THEY'RE a pragmatic lot, the Fyfe family at Lake Grace. David and Christine Fyfe stayed home alone to watch on TV as their son Nat, 24, won the Brownlow Medal on Monday night.
30 Sep 15 LAKE Grace Landmark agent Garry Prater has a theory about why 2015 Brownlow Medal winner, Fremantle Dockers' star and feted local boy Nat Fyfe is such a good footballer.
Ag interest grows as student numbers rise
30 Sep 15 EXPOSING city-bred university students to "big picture" concepts, such as the potential impact of climate change on food production, has significantly boosted interest in agricultural science. The number of undergraduate students choosing to major in agricultural science at the University of WA has more than doubled as a result. Director of UWA's Institute of Agriculture, Hackett Pr
ERA draft report calls for standardised rail pricing
30 Sep 15 RAIL user access and pricing regimes on the Kwinana-Kalgoorlie standard-gauge line should be aligned with the rest of the national interstate rail network, a draft report has recommended.
Lock moves from CMG to job with Style
27 Sep 15 CRAIG Mostyn Group (CMG) chief executive officer David Lock is leaving the company to take up a position with another agribusiness company, Style Limited.
Assurance program could bridge live export gap
25 Sep 15 A NEW assurance program could be the answer to opening up the live sheep export trade to Saudi Arabia.
DER bureaucrats put on notice
25 Sep 15 LIBERAL MLC Robyn McSweeney recently launched a stinging attack on Department of Environment Regulation (DER) bureaucrats for their treatment of Manjimup landowner Peter Swift.
Processors wait for spring flush to hit
25 Sep 15 SPRING is here, but according to WA meat processor Western Meat Packers (WMP), the traditional livestock flush that comes with it is yet to be seen.
Main Roads changes alleviate weight worry
24 Sep 15 FEARS of increased wait times at CBH bins under new road transport laws controlling weight management have been allayed following discussions between the co-operative and Main Roads WA.
Nat MP pushes Minister on GM Act repeal
24 Sep 15 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston has been given a clear message to repeal the Crop Free Areas Act this term, with The Nationals WA displaying their support for the move in parliament last week.
Reducing pod shatter an insurance matter
24 Sep 15 A ROUNDUP Ready canola variety with its own insurance trait sparked grower interest at the recent WA No-Tillage Farmers Association (WANTFA) Spring Field Day held at Cunderdin.
Eyes on weather as headers start to roll
24 Sep 15 HOPES are high for a good finish to the 2015 cropping season.
Marriot takes on KCA's executive role
23 Sep 15 THE Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has hired a new executive officer and could now move to change its name to incorporate the Pilbara region.
China delegation tours WA's grain sites
23 Sep 15 A DELEGATION from China with interests in buying WA grain toured the State's supply chain last week in a bid to increase understanding of our farming systems.
High costs of production in PGA sights
23 Sep 15 THE theme of this year's Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) convention was "the reality in agriculture in a high cost economy", according to PGA president Tony Seabrook.
PGA award recognises Fossil Downs legacy
23 Sep 15 RENOWNED northern pastoralists John and Annette Henwood have been named the Rural Achievers of the Year by the Pastoralists and Graziers Association.
Road ratings a real harvest problem
23 Sep 15 GROWERS in the Shire of York and other Wheatbelt regions may not be able to legally drive their trucks off their property this harvest as the new transport regulations continue to create waves across the freight and haulage industries.
New lupin variety sparks solid interest
21 Sep 15 THE newly released PBA Jurien lupin interested Koorda growers Neil and Grant Henning at a national variety trial site near Cunderdin.
Early-sown wheat could be a game changer
20 Sep 15 EARLY sown wheat trials at Cunderdin are featuring a pre-release Mace-related variety that could be a game changer.
Lock leaves CMG to join Style
18 Sep 15 CRAIG Mostyn Group (CMG) chief executive officer David Lock is leaving the company to take up a position with another agribusiness company, Style Limited.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
The cattle industry would not exist but for foreign investment.
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
I'm one of the people who want marijuana to be legalized, some city have been approved it but
Medicinal cannabis could be crop option
#blueysmegacarshowandcruise2019 10 years on Daniels Ute will be apart of another massive cause.
Ute muster to raise funds for RFDS
Australia's live animal trade is nothing but a blood stained industry that suits those who
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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