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A community shed for everyone
04 Jul 17 THERE is something distinctly unique about the Mukinbudin Men’s Shed.
Beef leaders join sustainability group
04 Jul 17 HARVEST Road Beef general manager of livestock Kim McDougall has been selected as one of seven business leaders from across Australia to form the Red Meat Advisory Council’s Sustainability Steering Group (SSG).
Bushfire summit sets new direction
04 Jul 17 THE State government has committed to a second Bushfire Mitigation Summit next year, after key representatives from across WA gathered for the first time in Mandurah last week to discuss bushfire risk management.
Feedback from Bushfire Mitigation Summit
04 Jul 17 What did some of the stakeholders have to say after attending the Bushfire Mitigation Summit held in Mandurah recently.
Land conservation studies are launched
04 Jul 17 COMBINING traditional knowledge of caring for country with modern science is the way forward for the pastoral region and outback Western Australia, according to Regional Development and Food and Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
Co-ordinated approach to dry season needed
03 Jul 17 A CO-ORDINATED Statewide response to managing the dry season has been called for by The Sheep Alliance of Western Australia.
DAFWA issues livestock transport warning
03 Jul 17 DRY seasonal conditions have prompted the Department of Agriculture and Food WA (DAFWA) to remind farmers intending to offload stock of their responsibilities.
New director to strength live exporter
03 Jul 17 CHANGE continues at the top of Australia’s biggest live exporter Wellard Ltd, with a second new director announced in over a month and the third in seven months.
Taking sowing to edge with ProTrakker
03 Jul 17 THE theory is there about edge-row sowing. So Ongerup farmer Matt Campbell spent last year playing around with the ProTrakker guidance system setting it up for this year’s cropping program.
Dry season drives sheep feed concern
02 Jul 17 A DRY season has Western Australian sheep farmers worried about feeding flocks, if attendance at a nutrition workshop last week was a gauge of their concern.
Fendt FWA tractor a ‘game-changer’
02 Jul 17 C & C Machinery Albany dealer principal Matt Pearce calls it a game-changer.
Govt announces new port fee increases
02 Jul 17 PORT fees are set to rise next week as the State Government grapples with a $3 billion budget deficit this financial year.
New staffing project to deliver payoff
02 Jul 17 FINDING and inducting staff for a farming operation is always a challenge but Yuna farmer Jasmyn Allen is hoping to make the process easier with the development of a human resources guide specifically designed for grain-growing farms.
Pushing yield envelope on South Coast
02 Jul 17 IS it possible to lift cereal yields to 10 tonnes a hectare on the South Coast?
Courtney returns to her pop's butchery
01 Jul 17 WHEN Courtney Fewster embarked on her career in agriculture, she never imagined she would one day be running the butcher shop her grandfather built more than 30 years ago in Gingin.
Low prices trigger wool market extremes
01 Jul 17 THE Australian wool market has proven that low prices are the best cure for low prices.
Pillar of strength for stubble handling
01 Jul 17 DALYUP farmers Michael and Catherine Hart have been through five seeding bars since 2005.
State grants to focus on value-adding
01 Jul 17 THE State government has announced $1.5 million in grants to Western Australian businesses, in a bid to drive premium food exports to Asia and create jobs across the regions.
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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
#blueysmegacarshowandcruise2019 10 years on Daniels Ute will be apart of another massive cause.
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
24 Sep 18
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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