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Bold plans for new lupin flake market
20 Jan 17 DAVID Fienberg's passion for lupins continues as his company, The Lupin Company (TLC), is set to launch its new lupin flake product nationally next month.
Breeding with Charolais at Allanooka
20 Jan 17 IT all started with a six-year-old's passion for a Charbray cow and its Charolais calf.
Strong interest in finer end of market
20 Jan 17 FINER micron wools led a new-year surge at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) last week as prices followed those of Eastern States into near record territory.
Wellard buys into Vic for live exports
20 Jan 17 MAJOR live exporter company Wellard bought a 340 hectare (850 acre) property at Condah, west of Macarthur, to service its move into live cattle exports to China.
CBH sets new grain freight benchmark
19 Jan 17 CBH Group has set another record on the back of a record harvest and record grower rebate announced.
Madden believes experience is the key
19 Jan 17 MORAWA grower Rod Madden is hoping his nine years of experience on the CBH board will see him voted in for another term at the co-operative's member director elections next month.
Rowe pledges to offer new perspective
19 Jan 17 A NEW face and a different perspective with extensive farming and business experience is what Walkaway grower Gareth Rowe will offer if elected as a CBH grower director.
Time for fresh faces and ideas: Cripps
19 Jan 17 BRADLEY Cripps is confident he can give his all if elected to the District 1 position of the CBH board in the upcoming member director election.
Quality future breeders at Manjimup
18 Jan 17 GET on down to the Manjimup saleyards on Tuesday, January 24, because Landmark is yarding some more top notch weaners and feeders.
One Nation set to confirm ag candidates
18 Jan 17 FORMER bull rider and rodeo proprietor Rod Caddies and Katanning shire deputy president and local business owner Craig McKinley are in the box seat to stand for One Nation in the Agricultural region at the up-coming WA election.
Flaming drone blamed for stubble fire
18 Jan 17 A STUBBLE fire caused by a drone crash near Mogumber last week has raised questions about their use on high-fire danger days.
Lamb controversy leads to record views
18 Jan 17 THE Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) has received just five complaints about Meat and Livestock Australia's controversial Australia Day lamb campaign which has cracked new records with more than 7.2 million views in four days.
Growers applaud WA Labor's new GM shift
18 Jan 17 GRAIN farmers have cautiously welcomed fresh positive signals by WA Labor, indicating a shift in attitude towards accepting the use of plant biotechnology.
Historic Mandora station changes hands
18 Jan 17 A PIECE of the De Pledge family history has been sold. The family has been involved with Mandora station, Eighty Mile Beach, south of Broome, since the 1900s.
A treasure chest of living ag history
17 Jan 17 IT'S a classic labour of love for Jill Brookes, her dozen staff and her merry band of nearly 50 volunteers.
Heavy lambs fail to weigh down markets
17 Jan 17 AGENTS believe strong demand for lambs will absorb the swelling number of heavy stock hitting the market and buffer any impact on prices.
Investors wake up to ag value
17 Jan 17 THE investment sector's frequently frigid interest in agricultural business opportunities looks to have thawed considerably in the past year says a prominent agribusiness board director and former agri-banker.
Live cattle hit the high seas to China
17 Jan 17 AUSTRALIA's first seabound live cattle shipments to Chinese meatworks are expected to be on the water within weeks.
Positive vibe at Gate 2 Plate Challenge
17 Jan 17 IN its third year of competition, the annual Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge attracted plenty of interest from cattle producers throughout WA.
Supply contraction drives 2017 prices
16 Jan 17 LOWER lamb production is set to ignite prices in 2017, continuing last year's trend where lamb prices gained traction on records for the fourth consecutive year.
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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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