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Digging deeper to improve soil structure
02 Feb 17 DEEP-ripping trials on Wes Harding's mixed-cropping property have given the Ongerup grower something to think about, as 2016 results are collaborated.
Quality offering set for Boyanup sale
01 Feb 17 THERE will be a vast selection of cattle to suit everyone's needs at this month's Elders Boyanup store sale.
Heifer weaners hit new 438c/kg high
01 Feb 17 ELDERS ended the season's weaner sales with a bang at its Boyanup weaner sale last week when the quality beef weaner females sold to a new high with the top of 438c/kg, eclipsing the previous day's record of 430c/kg, at a liveweight sale.
Torque Talk - Burando's new auto batch system
01 Feb 17 MACHINERY distributor Burando Hill has been appointed Australian distributors for Dura-Products and their new automated dispensing system.
Submission against new dairy levy poll
01 Feb 17 NO poll of dairy farmers is needed this year to determine how much Dairy Produce Levy they should pay, an inaugural industry advisory committee has decided.
Taking aim with record candidate numbers
01 Feb 17 THE Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party WA unveiled a record number of election candidates for the March 11 State Election, with party leader Rick Mazza hoping to claim more seats in Parliament this election.
New manager works to build beef futures
01 Feb 17 BROOME local Trevor Price has hit the ground running, since becoming the Department of Agriculture and Food's new Northern Beef Futures productivity and profitability manager.
Leon left a lasting agricultural legacy
01 Feb 17 LEON Bradley thrived on prosecuting unpopular arguments about the Australian agricultural sector but his mission was only ever about telling the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Soft dollar aids Australian wool market
01 Feb 17 THE softened Australian dollar (AUD) is acting as a saving grace for wool buyers as record breaking prices fail to reduce demand for the fibre in the price-sensitive Chinese market.
Front dumps Wheatbelt rain
01 Feb 17 YORKRAKINE has borne the brunt of the latest weather front, which dumped close to 200 millimetres of rain in a six-hour period on Saturday night.
Mount Ronan White Suffolk hits $2700
01 Feb 17 DESPITE sweltering temperatures at the Bowen family's third annual Mount Ronan summer ram sale last week, the punters just kept on bidding - willing to go the distance for the circled lots in their catalogues.
Tales get taller about old shearing runs
01 Feb 17 FOR almost 50 years shearing teams working big sheds in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Gascoyne were the kings of WA's pastoral industry.
Lawsons Angus bull hits top of $15,500
01 Feb 17 IF the result of last week's Lawsons Angus on-property bull sale is anything to go by, 2017 is shaping up to be a big year for producers in the beef game.
Angus heifer weaners peak to 430c/kg
01 Feb 17 IT was clearly "Ladies Day" at the Landmark Manjimup weaner sale last week, where buyers flocked to buy the well-known and well-bred heifer weaners.
ASW not so bearish
01 Feb 17 A GRAINS industry analyst says a double whammy of large quantities of ASW wheat and both farmers and the trade seeking to sell wheat of this grade has sent the ASW discount to APW quality wheat open up to levels higher than those on the world market.
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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.
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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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