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Marriot takes on KCA executive role
18 Sep 15 THE Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has today announced the appointment of a new executive officer.
DAFWA reveals testy relations with RSPCA
18 Sep 15 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) had a sometimes testy relationship with RSPCA WA but would continue to work with the non-profit organisation, a parliamentary inquiry heard this week.
Funding reform isolates remote students
18 Sep 15 BUDGET cuts to WA Schools of the Air will have serious ramifications for students and their families, Isolated Children's Parent's Association (ICPA) WA president Liz Sudlow has warned.
Spring field day sees change of president
18 Sep 15 NON-wetting soils is one of the biggest barriers to better yields in WA in the eyes of outgoing WA No-Tillage Farmers Association (WANTFA) chairman Wes Baker.
Modern news plan to strengthen Farm Weekly
17 Sep 15 FAIRFAX Media has announced that its flagship WA agricultural masthead Farm Weekly will be revitalised
Growers hopeful of Superfert stock claim
17 Sep 15 CLAIMS to fertiliser held in storage at the now defunct Superfert Dongbu's Kwinana site will be settled this month.
Crops take Guildford boys closer to home
16 Sep 15 A GROUP of Guildford Grammar students hailing from the Wheatbelt are feeling closer to home this year as they tend to a small crop of canola and wheat.
Gloves come off in grain rail fight
16 Sep 15 THE gloves are off in the fight for rail as the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance (WRRA) considers a class action to spur the government into action.
Scepter looms as a Mace replacement
14 Sep 15 WA wheatgrowers and the collective industry have for some time been wondering what will be the next step from wheat variety Mace.
Challara Poll hits $3800 top price
13 Sep 15 TOP prices soared at the annual Challara Merino and Poll Merino Stud sale in Badgingarra last week.
Ejanding rams in demand to tune of $2300
13 Sep 15 A VERY favourable season in the Wheatbelt and solid meat and wool prices ensured a positive vibe among buyers and meant they weren't afraid to bid up at last week's Ejanding on-property ram sale at Dowerin.
AWI spruiks $4.50 R&D return
12 Sep 15 JUST a handful of wool growers turned up to Monday's Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) meeting in Katanning to hear company chief executive officer Stuart McCullough, corporate communications manager Marius Cuming and general manager of research Paul Swan give an overview of AWI and the future of wool in WA.
Curtis sees bright future in agriculture
12 Sep 15 CURTIS Liebeck says he has always been cheerful and optimistic about most things.
Family farm lures Liam into agriculture
12 Sep 15 A CHANGE of heart after spending six months working on the family farm had Liam Ryan move from communications to agriculture as a career path.
Howatson wool quality wins hogget comp
12 Sep 15 THE 29th annual State Ewe Hogget Competition at last week's Newdegate Machinery Field Days saw a new winner take the helm.
Manunda sire to Calingiri for $15,000
12 Sep 15 THE outstanding selling season for the Button family's Manunda stud, Tammin, finished with a bang this week when it announced it had sold a stud reserve privately for $15,000.
Westwood Poll tops Esperance at $5000
12 Sep 15 WITH the sun shining, potentially record-breaking crops in the ground and the sheep industry enjoying an upturn, it was hard for Esperance producers not to smile at this year's annual Landmark ram sale.
Farmers on Facebook to promote GM choice
11 Sep 15 WA grain growers have taken to social media to launch a pro-genetically modified crops (GM) campaign to inform the public on why it is necessary for agriculture.
Interflour expands Vietnamese milling
11 Sep 15 WA wheat growers will be the primary suppliers to a Vietnam-based flour mill purchased by CBH part-owned company Interflour.
New rail code could solve impasse
11 Sep 15 DISSOLVING the Rail Access Code and starting again would go a long way to solving the on-going stalemate between CBH and Brookfield Rail, according to CBH general manager operations David Capper.
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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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