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CBH steps closer to rail review trigger
19 Feb 16 SIX Queens Counsel lawyers added this week to a panel of arbitrators may clear the way for the CBH Group to trigger the next phase in its long-running grain train access dispute with Brookfield Rail.
GIG set to release research recommendations
19 Feb 16 A REPORT that will document and justify a set of recommendations to underpin the formation of a WA grains industry on farm production research and development entity is due for release next week.
A new generation of farm labour arises
18 Feb 16 BABY Boomers still in charge of farms, will not be surprised at the comments of 2015 Nuffield Scholar Reece Curwen.
CBH to release network strategy plans
18 Feb 16 CBH will release details of its network strategy at grower meetings in March and April amid growing criticism the co-operative has been sitting on its hands.
High Court ends Marshes' GM legal bid
18 Feb 16 A HIGH Court of Australia decision has ended Kojonup organic grower Stephen Marsh's six-year battle for compensation over losing his organic certification.
GrainCrop joins in $1b move on CBH
17 Feb 16 GrainCorp has confirmed it will join the Australian Grains Champion (AGC) consortium that’s seeking to offer up to $1 billion to WA growers for shares in the co-op.
CBH officially opens new fertiliser sites
17 Feb 16 CBH officially opened its new Kwinana and Geraldton fertiliser storage facilities last week.
No change as incumbents keep CBH seats
17 Feb 16 THE growers have spoken and they've maintained the status quo in CBH Districts 2, 3 and 4 with all three incumbents being re-elected this week.
South West lime pit a boost for growers
17 Feb 16 A LIME sand pit in the South West will better service a large portion of southern growers and reduce road impacts through Perth and the Gingin Shire this season.
GM pressure mounting
15 Feb 16 INDUSTRY pressure on Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston to push through the repeal of the Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Free Areas Act this year is coming from all angles with advertising campaigns and grower letters driving the cause.
Rachel finds a niche in the cattle game
15 Feb 16 THERE was never any question as to whether Rachel Williams would end up working with livestock after watching her parents work with their cattle until she was old enough to help.
Working dog whisperer coming to Muresk
15 Feb 16 ACCLAIMED "Working Dog Whisperer" Ben Page is returning to WA in April to run three training schools for farmers and their dogs at the Muresk Institute.
Processor wants more WA hay for export
14 Feb 16 SOUTH Australian and WA hay growers are being urged to release hay supplies to take advantage of burgeoning international demand and favourable prices.
Livestock takes Chad into new territory
13 Feb 16 TO his Elders Moora workmates 22-year-old Chad Golding is known as Eveready.
Marsh refused High Court bid
12 Feb 16 A HIGH Court of Australia decision today has ended Kojonup organic grower Steve Marsh’s six-year battle for compensation over losing his organic certification.
Ardcairnie Angus sale tops at $11,000
12 Feb 16 BUYERS were given every opportunity to inspect and choose from the full array of Ardcairnie Angus 2014 bull drop at the stud's on-property bull sale last week.
Full clearance a bonus for Naranda
12 Feb 16 WITH 12 buyers operating on 19 bulls, this year's Naranda Angus sale was always going to post an improved performance on previous years.
Kogody's $8500 top price pleasing
12 Feb 16 AFTER a burster of an Allegria Park sale to kick off the circuit of Esperance Angus bull sales, buyers turned up to the Kogody Angus stud sale knowing they may have to pay a little bit more than previous sales to get their bulls of choice.
Sticky wool thwarts Beau's record bid
12 Feb 16 "STICKY" belly wool thwarted Beau Guelfi's attempt to break a 13-year-old shearing world record at Yathroo on Saturday.
WA picks up top national dairy awards
12 Feb 16 WA milk and natural yoghurt won champion awards at the prestigious 2016 Australian Grand Dairy Awards (AGDA) in Melbourne last week. Harvey Fresh won the champion milk award for the first time with its Free Range Full Cream milk. Mundella Foods won the champion natural yogurt for a seventh time in nine years with its Mundella Greek Natural Yoghurt. Six of the seven times the Mundijong-based yog
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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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