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Decentralisation still an issue
10 Jan 18 PROPONENTS of regional reform would move as many of our public institutions from Canberra and other capital cities to the bush as practicable.
Extension vital for ongoing study
10 Jan 18 A NUFFIELD Scholar, who researched the best way to convey scientific research back to farmers, said effective extension was critical in getting the best return on investment from agricultural research and development (R and D).
Agreement may boost Korean beef trade
09 Jan 18 AUSTRALIA has continued to record strong increases in agricultural exports to Korea, with the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) providing significant benefits for a range of key agricultural industries.
District 3 growers to vote next month
09 Jan 18 FOLLOWING the closure of nominations for the 2018 CBH Group Member Director Elections on Tuesday, the Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC) has advised the CBH Group that there are six nominations for this year’s elections.
Exporters vote for $6 dairy cattle levy
09 Jan 18 THE Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) welcomed formal industry support to implement a new statutory dairy cattle export charge.
Muchea shifts yarding fees up 1.5pc
09 Jan 18 CHARGES for livestock yarded at the Muchea Livestock Centre (MLC) have increased by 1.5 per cent, in line with the consumer price index (CPI) – putting fees at $8.06 for live weight cattle and $4.60 for calves, excluding GST.
Plant and animal pest review complete
09 Jan 18 THE Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has reviewed control requirements for a range of animal and plant species to help guide efforts in protecting the State’s agricultural industries and the environment.
Producers wary of bovine anaemia
09 Jan 18 CATTLE producers across southern WA are being encouraged to watch for signs of bovine anaemia during calving.
Producers watch for pink eye
09 Jan 18 WITH the dryer months ahead cattle producers are managing and monitoring their herds for pink eye.
Questions over value in agri-food stocks
09 Jan 18 INVESTING in agriculture is a lot like farming itself – there are rewards in picking your markets and picking your timing.
WAMMCO finishes year with strong figures
09 Jan 18 THE WA Meat Marketing Co-operative Limited (WAMMCO) has finished 2017 with a November kill of just under 90,000 sheep and lambs, but an average weight loss of 2.2 kilograms per head below November 2016, due to the testing season for producers.
McINTYRE KNITS TO A MODERN FIT
08 Jan 18 Their business may be just three years young but it's built on heritage dating back to 1846.
Tax proposal targets beer, wine
04 Jan 18 SUMMER is in full swing, the drinks are flowing and once again the annual silly season ritual is accompanied by calls from anti-alcohol campaigns.
Agricultural R&D cross sector collaboration
04 Jan 18 A SECTOR-wide collaboration from all 15 rural research development corporations is aiming at the latent opportunities for all primary industries in digital decision making tools.
Case IH autonomous concept tractor wins design award
04 Jan 18 TRACTORS and art rarely share the same stage, however an award winning robotic tractor has managed to merge technological innovation with futuristic design.
Moora rallies to save college
02 Jan 18 ON the eve of the start of a new school year, 400 people gathered on the streets of Moora on Tuesday afternoon to take a stand against the State Government’s decision to close the only country residential facility between Perth and Geraldton next year.
Recall for two fungicide products
01 Jan 18 TWO FARM chemical manufacturers have issued recall notices for fungicide products.
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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
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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
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
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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