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First Gandy bull offering tops at $11,000
26 Feb 18 GANDY Angus took centre stage for the first time last week when stud principals Kim and Lex Gandy offered their first bull sale under the new stud prefix on-property at Manjimup on Friday.
Government still firm on education cuts
26 Feb 18 THE State government has defended Education Minister Sue Ellery and hit back at claims of disunity between its country and city party members over regional education cuts.
JD tractor tops Borden sale at $167,000
26 Feb 18 HOT and thundery conditions greeted the crowd of buyers as they arrived at Doug and Karen Wright’s Borden clearing sale last Friday.
O’Neills win Southern Sensations comp
26 Feb 18 A COUPLE in the midst of moving properties to pursue a passion for livestock are the winners of the 2018 Farm Weekly & WA Angus Breeders win 10 Angus heifers competition.
Ord corn growers dip into Korean chips
26 Feb 18 GROWERS from WA’s Ord River region have had the opportunity to taste snack food made from Kimberley corn during a relationship building tour with a key customer in South Korea.
Willandra anniversary sale tops $11,500
26 Feb 18 THE Cowcher family celebrated the 30th anniversary of its annual Willandra Simmental and Red Angus bull sale at Williams last week with a strong sale result.
A boost to saleyard efficiency
25 Feb 18 WITH technological advancements in recent years computer software has been developed to make it easier for livestock producers and buyers to access information and services in real time, as well as making saleyards more efficient.
Awards to recognise regional women
25 Feb 18 FOUR women have been recognised for their contributions to regional WA and announced as State finalists for the 2018 Australian AgriFutures Rural Women's Award.
Header pushed to $445,000 at Scaddan
25 Feb 18 A GOOD crowd of 200 registered buyers were in a buying mood at Scaddan last week as Landmark Brindley & Gale conducted a clearing sale on behalf of John and Rose Vermeersch.
John Deere boomsprayer tops $296,000
25 Feb 18 MORE than 500 people attended the Giovi Limited clearing sale at Irwin last week, taking advantage of the good value machinery on offer.
Kimberley region cottons onto new crop
25 Feb 18 WET weather in the State’s north didn’t stop WA’s first commercial cotton crop in seven years going in the ground within the Kimberley’s Ord Irrigation Scheme last week.
Melaleuca Murray Grey sale tops $9000
25 Feb 18 RIDING on the back of an incredible result in the Koojan Hills Angus bull sale on Monday, the Melaleuca Murray Grey bull sale that immediately followed saw all values increase compared to last year.
New Landmark boss named
25 Feb 18 AN Australian is back at the helm of the big Landmark farm services group and determined to push on with expansion plans which have seen the company spend $270 million on business acquisitions in the past four years.
Perennial grasses favoured for cattle
25 Feb 18 PERENNIAL grass has helped Grant Bain, who runs 700 cattle on his 1300-hectare property. And though he plays around with cropping cereals, his main focus is on the grass and tree rehabilitation for his cattle.
Koojan Hills sale tops $23,500
24 Feb 18 PHENOMENAL was the only way to describe Monday’s Koojan Hills Angus bull sale result
Discover benefits of Lamb Master breed
24 Feb 18 IN 2017 Lamb Master sheep stud launched a new breed into the Australian sheep market and it is now a registered trade mark.
Late rain pushes growth in grain harvest
24 Feb 18 LATE season rain has proven its value and led to an unprecedented five million tonne increase in total State grain production, according to the Grain Industry of WA (GIWA) season summary, which capped off the 2017 harvest at 14.27mt.
Penn leaves his mark on WA processing
24 Feb 18 AFTER a long and interesting career in the WA meat industry, Craig Mostyn Group (CMG) export liaison Ron Penn has decided to hang up his boning knife and will retire at the end of February.
Tullibardine Angus bull tops $11,000
24 Feb 18 A TULLIBARDINE Angus bull hit the top price of $11,000 at last week’s Tullibardine Angus and Murray Grey stud bull sale.
WA Supreme Bull Sale tops at $20,500
24 Feb 18 IT was smiles a plenty following last week’s Farm Weekly WA Supreme Bull Sale in Brunswick with buyers walking away with quality bulls and vendors seeing a rise in average and clearance on last year.
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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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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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