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Achievements need to be promoted
20 Jun 16 WA's science industry is the hidden jewel in the State's prosperity and future growth.
Students showcase postgraduate talent
20 Jun 16 FROM China's changing diet and its impact on greenhouse gases through to tactical control of cabbage aphids in canola, the University of Western Australia (UWA) Institute of Agriculture postgraduate students are covering a wide range of topics as part of their on-going studies.
Growers seek wheat stocks information
19 Jun 16 THE FEDERAL election has seen grower groups move wheat stock information provisions back into the spotlight.
Key farmers stay on consultative committee
19 Jun 16 FARMER representatives Tony York and Gary McGill have been reappointed to a consumer consultative committee advising the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA).
Map helps water search
19 Jun 16 AN interactive online map is available to assist pastoralists, horticulturalists, miners and potential developers to identify potential water sources in the West Kimberley.
Nats fears WA deal
19 Jun 16 THE Nationals WA claim a Labor decision to preference Liberal candidates in two seats is a blow for regional voters. The Nationals WA president James Hayward condemned the Labor and Liberal party machines for the "dirty preference deal" in the Durack and O'Connor electorates, that he said meant regional WA would not have an independent voice in Canberra. "The Labor and Liberal party machines hav
WA farmland values keep on growing
19 Jun 16 THE value of WA farmland has continued to grow, with the median price increasing by 10.6 per cent in 2015, according to Rural Bank's inaugural Australian Farmland Values report.
Greens hopeful backs strong communities
18 Jun 16 HAVING grown up in the central Wheatbelt on a sheep station and broadacre farm, Ian James said he understands the challenges of living in the bush and the benefits of a strong community built around services delivered close to home.
Recipient proud to receive OAM honour
18 Jun 16 WYALKATCHEM historian, author, musical theatre producer and retired wheat and sheep farmer Paul de Pierres, 67, received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
WANTFA welcomes newest board member
18 Jun 16 WANTFA is excited to welcome Curtin University professor Mark Gibberd to the board in 2016.
Australian wheat forecast above average
17 Jun 16 THE NATIONAL Australia Bank (NAB) has issued a set of bullish numbers for Australian wheat production this year in its first estimates for the season, based on good opening conditions in Western Australia and the south-eastern cropping belt.
Nats candidate hopes to target big issues
17 Jun 16 LISA COLE The Nationals candidate for Durack POST-mining boom, Australia has high hopes for agriculture as a future pillar of our economy - therefore the people of Durack need a strong independent voice in Canberra.
NT considers options for next Ord plans
17 Jun 16 THE Northern Territory government is evaluating investor proposals to develop the third stage of the Ord River Project at Spirit Hills, after the proposal phase of the project closed last month.
Price seeks another tilt in Durack seat
17 Jun 16 MELISSA PRICE Liberal Candidate for Durack SINCE winning Durack at the 2013 election, Melissa Price has joined parliamentary committees to represent the electorate during consideration of important agriculture, Indigenous affairs, infrastructure and northern development issues.
Labor Durack candidate has strong vision
16 Jun 16 CAROL MARTIN Labor candidate for Durack FORMER State member for the Kimberley, Carol Martin is Labor's endorsed candidate for the Federal seat of Durack at the 2017 election.
New PBA Jurien is working a treat
16 Jun 16 NEW lupin variety PBA Jurien is a hot favourite this season, with plenty of growers giving the variety a go.
No stone unturned in major CBH review
16 Jun 16 ALL cards are on the table as part of CBH's structural and governance review, allowing growers to vote on a range of models including full or part corporatisation.
Surging beef prices defy expectations
16 Jun 16 WA livestock agents had speculated that beef steer prices couldn't go any higher, but recent prices have again proved them wrong.
Report predicts dairy farmer confidence to take a hit
14 Jun 16 DAIRY farmer confidence is expected to be hit significantly by milk over supply and farmgate price cuts according to Dairy Australia's annual Situation and Outlook report released on June 1.
Lobby group wants long-term port plan
13 Jun 16 WAFARMERS has reaffirmed its opposition to privatising Fremantle Port and called on the State government to develop a long-term ports and access infrastructure plan.
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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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