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‘Headless’ DAFWA until election
16 Jan 17 A PERMANENT head of the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) will not be appointed until after the March 11 State election.
High hopes for 2017 season
16 Jan 17 MICHAEL Bestry is hoping strong rainfall received across the State in 2016 will continue next season.
Landmark's final weaner sale for season
16 Jan 17 ON the back of a good feed year and plenty of weight in the weaners early this season, many have already been sold and as a result Landmark will host its final stand-alone Boyanup weaner sale for the season next week.
Hay crop is part of the bigger picture
15 Jan 17 HE might only be 16-years-old but fourth-generation farmer Monty House is already reaping the rewards of his first hay crop.
Cow charity busts Cambodia poverty cycle
15 Jan 17 IN a country where a beef breeder is so prized she sleeps in the family home and the sale of just one calf would double a family's annual income, one humble Australian charity is making big inroads in addressing poverty.
Industry to milk better results in 2017
15 Jan 17 POSITIVE signs indicate slow improvement with continued volatility ahead for Australia's dairy sector according to the latest industry assessment.
Landmark's final weaner sale for the season
15 Jan 17 ON the back of a good feed year and plenty of weight in the weaners early this season, many have already been sold and as a result Landmark will host its final stand-alone Boyanup weaner sale for the season next week.
Loving the Lotto Life
15 Jan 17 A COUPLE of weeks ago I had more than $55 million at my disposal to do with whatever I wished - to give away, invest or even spend frivolously if I wanted.
A 'golder' field from dairying to beef
14 Jan 17 IT is a far cry from their dairy farming beginnings in Kalgoorlie, but Max and Bev Pollard's Murray Grey herd has been roaming Gibson farm land for the past 30 years.
Big GrainCorp crop received
14 Jan 17 GRAINCORP celebrated its 100th birthday in 2016 and the company received the best possible present - the highest number of receivals since 2012-13, with significant in-flows still expected.
Crystal in her element with chemistry
14 Jan 17 CRYSTAL DIAS never expected she would become a process engineer, but it would seem the 25-year-old has found her niche at CSBP's fertiliser granulation plant in Kwinana.
Industry calls for insecticide diversity
14 Jan 17 GRAIN Producers Australia (GPA) has weighed into the debate surrounding the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) ban on the use of the insecticide omethoate in broadacre agriculture.
The Nationals WA in One Nation firing line
14 Jan 17 NEW WA One Nation leader Colin Tincknell believes his party can knock-off The Nationals WA as the State's third-most powerful political force.
Torgue Talk - robots on the move
14 Jan 17 UNITED States market intelligence firm Tractica has painted a picture of a new agriculture paradigm involving autonomous machines.
Wilkie wants electronic tags on exports
14 Jan 17 INDEPENDENT Tasmanian MP Andrew Wilkie is calling for stricter transparency measures in Australia's live export markets via the introduction of electronic identification tags on all exported animals, including sheep.
Sale family buy Mandora cattle station
13 Jan 17 A PIECE of the De Pledge family history has been sold.
Weaned weaners top $1474 at Boyanup
13 Jan 17 LANDMARK presented another outstanding yarding of beef cattle when it offered nearly 700 weaned weaners of excellent weights and quality in a weaned weaner sale at Boyanup last week.
Angus weaners hit $1427 at Mt Barker
13 Jan 17 JUST like last year, it was a group of producers who specialise in breeding and lotfeeding Angus cattle, who cleared the decks at last week's Landmark Angus Weaner Sale at Mt Barker.
No just terms on 'acquisition'
13 Jan 17 AUSTRALIAN landowners could be forgiven for thinking they have a right to compensation when governments, federal or State, impose environmental restrictions on private land for the public good.
Grain price to remain steady
13 Jan 17 GRAIN traders and advisers are predicting little movement in the price across all grains in the first quarter of 2017.
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Dairy Innovation Day, Busselton, May 4
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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
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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
Banks confirms 100,000ha deal
THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
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.
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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