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Independents in the box seat
06 Jul 16 RURAL independent MPs will take centre-stage in any critical post-election deliberations over coming days or weeks to resolve another potential hung parliament scenario.
Liberals hold key in agricultural seats
06 Jul 16 THE Liberal Party claimed victory in the four major agricultural seats of Durack, O'Connor, Pearce and Forrest in Saturday's federal election.
Medal to honour country great
05 Jul 16 Esperance farmer Kym “Freddy” Curnow’s courage and service to football will be honoured by the West Australian Country Football League and CBH Group when the Kym Curnow Medal is presented to the best player in the CBH Group Country Colts Division of the upcoming Landmark Country Championships.
Increase claying to decrease soil erosion
04 Jul 16 INCREASING the clay content of sandy soils in the Great Southern could reduce soil erosion risk by improving crop establishment, according to a project by North Stirlings Pallinup Natural Resources (NSPNR).
Kojonup abattoir plans a step closer
04 Jul 16 APPROVALS are underway for a 30,000 head capacity beef abattoir to be built at Kojonup, said Stone Axe Pastoral Company managing director Andrew Rado.
Wellard separation payments finalised
04 Jul 16 WITH the separation of managing director and major shareholder Mauro Balzarini and Giovanna Boventi Faroni's Wellard Group Holdings (WGH) and Wellard Limited last year, Wellard has confirmed this week that WGH must pay Wellard $15.8 million to finalise financial agreements between the two companies.
Aslett retires after 52 years in wool
03 Jul 16 AN inauspicious start in a skins store evolved into a 52-year wool industry career for Australian Wool Exchange's man in the west David Aslett.
Liebe ladies get the facts
03 Jul 16 THERE'S nothing like a good lunch, great company and interesting speakers to bring country women together.
Support tools tested in eastern Wheatbelt
03 Jul 16 THE Far East Agriculture Research (FEAR) Group is roadtesting decision support tools as part of the Department of Agriculture and Food's (DAFWA) eConnected Grainbelt project.
Solid fronts bring continual moisture
02 Jul 16 THE showers may be lighter than previous weeks, but the fronts keep on coming, topping up soil reserves and keeping the season on track.
Veteran vet questions live export images
02 Jul 16 MANY anti-live export images and descriptions of images and video footage taken by anti-live export and animal rights groups are incorrect, according to specialist live export veterinarian Peter Arnold.
CBH lime service set to continue after trial success
01 Jul 16 THE CBH Group is expanding its lime supply service to growers in south west WA following a successful trial last year.
Election deadline to fix DAFWA: Nalder
01 Jul 16 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Dean Nalder has admitted too many good staff were lost from the Department of Agriculture and Food because the government did not have a clear enough strategic direction for the portfolio.
Ferguson fire report quotes
01 Jul 16 A selection of quotes taken from Mr Ferguson's report, given either orally, or contained in a written submission.
Ferguson report fails to fire up
01 Jul 16 A TWO letter word, 'or', has soured an otherwise excellent report by Victorian Country Fire Authority chief Euan Ferguson into the January Waroona and Yarloop fires.
Funding cut for Pulse Australia operations
01 Jul 16 DESPITE 2016 being recognised as the International Year of Pulses, peak industry body Pulse Australia has seen more than $500 million of its funding pulled by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
Greens seeks renewables transition in South West
01 Jul 16 JILL READING The Greens candidate for Forrest GREENS candidate for Forrest Jill Reading has a long list of key areas to focus on if elected.
Main recommendations from Ferguson report
01 Jul 16 * Recommendation 1: The State Government should explore options for streamlining the functions and the independence of the State Emergency Management Committee secretariat and the office of Bushfire Risk Management with a view to including an inspectorate function and appointing a person dedicated to that role.
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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
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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