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Pipeline increases Gascoyne food options
04 Jun 16 WORK has started on a new Gascoyne pipeline to increase horticulture production in the region.
WA study revises best potassium rates
04 Jun 16 RESULTS of a three-year Western Dairy study at Vasse Research Station have prompted a re-think on recommended pasture application rates for potassium.
Farmer cuts red tape to upgrade piggery
03 Jun 16 SOUTH West pig farmer Torben Soerensen has begun upgrading his WA piggeries to build WA's first state-of-the-art facilities with the latest technology from Europe.
Harvey beefs up retail facility
03 Jun 16 HARVEY Beef officially opened its state-of-the-art retail-ready facility in Harvey last Friday.
GM-Free farmers happy with meeting
03 Jun 16 WILLIAMS GM-Free Farmers representatives were pleased with a meeting last week with advisers to Agriculture and Food Minister Dean Nalder.
Harvey Beef processing facility opens
03 Jun 16 MINDEROO Group managing director Andrew Forrest unveiled the $25 million upgrade of processing facility, Harvey Beef on Friday.
Industry watches Monsanto offer
02 Jun 16 ALL eyes are watching to see what is happening with the Bayer-Monsanto buy-out offer.
Pulses look promising
02 Jun 16 PULSE plantings in WA are looking promising this year, despite a shortage of seed in some crops.
Aldi to grow lamb trade with WAMMCO
01 Jun 16 WAMMCO Katanning has teamed up with Harvey Beef to process lamb for WA's latest supermarket chain Aldi. Lamb will continue to be processed by WAMMCO, but will be packaged by Harvey Beef under an exclusive long-term partnership to supply to Aldi WA, which is due to open its four stores on June 8. WAMMCO chief executive Coll MacRury told Farm Weekly the partnership was a good step forward to get i
Balancing act for post-emergent sprays
01 Jun 16 By MEGAN CECHNER IT will be a tightrope for some growers this season where post-emergent weed control could come at the cost of yield. For areas of the northern Wheatbelt, it is a unique occurrence where crops are well out in front of the weeds, however this could cause problems with post-emergent applications. Based in Geraldton, Farmanco consultant Bill Campbell said the wet start meant there
CBH history makes way for redevelopment
01 Jun 16 By MAL GILL A PIECE of CBH Group history in Perth's outer eastern suburbs was turned to dust and rubble in the past fortnight. The iconic curved-roof grain store on the corner of Elgee and Robinsons Roads, Bellevue, which had dominated the local skyline for almost 60 years was demolished to make way for a new development. The broad expanse of steel-framed, curved, corrugated aluminium roof was
GM insects trialled to control medfly
01 Jun 16 By MAL GILL GLASSHOUSE trials started last week in South Perth, of an imported, genetically modified, biological insect pest control with potential applications for fruit and vegetable growers and WA's livestock industry. While the first-in-Australia Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) trial is restricted to GM Mediterranean fruit fly, commonly known as medfly, the gene-engineering techni
Structural review for CBH
01 Jun 16 CBH Group will undergo a governance and structural review in the wake of the Australian Grains Champion (AGC) proposal.
Research examines benefits of claying
01 Jun 16 THE benefits of applying clay to paddocks to boost soil quality and subsequent yields is being evaluated by a new research project.
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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
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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
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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