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Tonnage downgraded as harvest underway
09 Nov 16 THE saying "don't count the grain until it's in the bin" has never been more apt than this year, as the Grain Industry Association of Western Australia (GIWA) has further downgraded its production estimate to 15 million tonnes for the State, an 11 per cent drop on its last month's estimate.
Bourgault seeding rig ticks boxes
09 Nov 16 IT'S generally the one and two per centers that add up. At least that's the case for Bonnie Rock farmers Trevor and Scott Watson.
Code of conduct a major industry worry
09 Nov 16 AN ineffective code of conduct regulating wholesale transactions was one of seven fair-trading issues identified last week as afflicting horticulture and viticulture industries across Australia.
New loaders in Kubota's farm arsenal
09 Nov 16 KUBOTA's new articulated RO65 wheeled loader will probably hit the right price point for many farmers looking for such a compact model.
Young ewes reach top of $171 at Katanning
09 Nov 16 IT was an auction dominated by young 1.5 year-old ewes which sold to a top of $171 at last week's Elders Katanning Sheep sale.
Agriculture shines in regional awards
08 Nov 16 FOR the first time WA agriculture was a category at the WA Regional Achievement and Community Awards and was recognised for its excellence.
Appointment means new lot feeder path
08 Nov 16 THE WA Lot Feeders Association (WALFA) has a new executive officer to restart the association and help chart a profitable course for the sector.
Camp steps down as KPCA chairman
08 Nov 16 ONE of the driving forces behind the Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen's Association (KPCA), Peter Camp, Kalyeeda station, has stepped down as chairman.
Shorthorn and Limousins top the show
08 Nov 16 THE Shorthorn and Limousin breeds were awarded top honours during the beef cattle judging at this year's Busselton Show last Friday and Saturday.
Two long-standing flocks under hammer
08 Nov 16 IT will be the end of an era for two long-standing Central Midlands' sheep flocks next week when they go under the hammer at Moora.
Sheep confidence high in south
07 Nov 16 RYLINGTON Park Institute of Agriculture at Mayanup hosted one of the Spring Optimiser Workshops run by The Sheep's Back (TSB) last week.
DAFWA lacks direction: review
07 Nov 16 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) lacks direction, according to the Stocktake and Future Directions report which was released this week and is being considered by Agriculture and Food Minister Mark Lewis.
Minister hopeful of dairy solution
07 Nov 16 HAVING met with dumped dairy farmers forced out of the industry, Food and Agriculture Minister Mark Lewis is "hopeful" a similar situation can be avoided in January.
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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
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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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Tweets from @FarmOnline/fairfax-rural-reporters
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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