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WA young gun explores global ag issues
30 Nov 16 JAPAN and Australia share the challenge of an ageing agriculture workforce, but Japanese land-owning farmers are highly regarded in their homeland.
Solid beef prices pivotal for Nita Downs
30 Nov 16 STRONG beef prices have allowed the Forshaw family, on the 210,000 hectare Nita Downs station 200km south of Broome, to diversify their business.
Fine times as prices hit five-year high
30 Nov 16 FINER micron Merino wool prices have delivered an early Christmas present for wool growers.
Report to identify agrifood potential
30 Nov 16 A REPORT commissioned by the Barnett government has found the State's agrifood sector has significant untapped potential for further growth and is highly attractive to a wide range of investors, both locally and globally.
Family affair for Crees harvest
30 Nov 16 IT is a real family affair for the Crees family as they band together to harvest 7500 hectares between Merredin and Westonia.
Wild dog concerns for Wannamal
30 Nov 16 WANNAMAL grower Iain Nicholson said wild dog numbers were a concern, even in the agricultural region.
Dairies offered short cut-price deals
30 Nov 16 FIVE dairy farmers who supply Harvey Fresh but were due to be dropped next month have been offered new contracts through to June 2017.
Bounty call to put bite on dogs
30 Nov 16 THE WA Wild Dog Action Plan for 2016-21 does not do enough to control predatory wild dogs and other agricultural pests in regional areas.
Bendering harvest underway
30 Nov 16 BENDERING grower Brendan Whyte, pictured with worker Darcy McLeary, was trying to beat the rain when Farm Weekly visited.
Adjustment package follows deregulation
30 Nov 16 POTATO growers now have access to a $12 million State government adjustment package following the deregulation of the potato market.
Wychwood Suffolk sells to $820 top
30 Nov 16 THE annual Wychwood Suffolk Ram Sale held on-property in Margaret River each November might be a late fixture in the ram-selling season but it never holds back buyers from returning to secure quality genetics each year.
Shipping to take pressure off receivals
30 Nov 16 HARVEST has progressed over the past week with fine weather helping to push total receivals to more than six million tonnes. The forecast is also looking positive, with CBH expected to reach 11-12mt tonnes in the next seven days.
WA dairies seek national award honours
30 Nov 16 TWO much-awarded WA specialist dairy producers have been named as finalists in the prestigious 2017 Australian Grand Dairy Awards.
Milestone year for Stephen
30 Nov 16 IT has been a year of milestones for Bruce Rock grower Stephen Strange.
Hyfield blood 1.5yo Merinos hit $154
30 Nov 16 WITH not many more opportunities left to buy young ewes this season, stock agents and sheep producers pushed prices at last Friday's Elders Kojonup Special Ewe Sale to soaring new heights.
Shareholders block Wellard exec scheme
30 Nov 16 AUSTRALIA's biggest livestock exporter Wellard Limited held it's first annual general meeting on Tuesday, since it listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Women of the world unite
30 Nov 16 IT has been an interesting year for political women, both leaders and aspiring ones, with the highest profile candidate Hillary Clinton, failing in her effort to be the first female president of the United States.
Torque Talk - the internet of things
30 Nov 16 THE Internet of Things (IoT) will soon be rolled out throughout rural South Australia.
Grillo launches new ride-on mowers
30 Nov 16 THERE is plenty of evidence that property owners, contractors and land managers want a safe ride-on mower that is purpose-designed for mowing on steeper gradients or hill slopes.
Having a go with beef and avos
30 Nov 16 PREPARING for the fourth generation to return to the family farm has meant looking in new directions for the Dunnet family, Pemberton.
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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
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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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