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Consumers to test beef eating quality
30 Jun 18 EXTENSIVE research is underway involving consumer testing in Australia and Japan to drill down into the affect of stress in cattle on eating quality, particularly in relation to pathways to slaughter.
Drought funding extension announced
30 Jun 18 THEY say the worst time to develop new policy is during a drought, and that’s just what the Federal Government is doing with its extension to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) program from three years to four.
Food passion grows a bush business
30 Jun 18 PASSION, planning and priorities are the three foundations of a business according to Sharnee Beard.
Future of crop research at UWA
30 Jun 18 AUSTRALIAN crop and weed agronomy will be taken into the future with the creation of a state-of-the-art laboratory at The University of WA (UWA) as well as the appointment of a new director to lead the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI).
Future of farming in good people skills
30 Jun 18 WHEN you inform a roomful of farmers and agricultural professionals they may be redundant in as little as two decades, they tend to put down their forks and pay attention.
Industry backs status quo on port code
30 Jun 18 EXTENSIONS to the Wheat Port Code put forward in submissions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) would cost WA growers up to $18.5 million per year in extra regulatory costs if imposed, according to the CBH Group.
Trading sheep equals less stress
30 Jun 18 FOCUSING on cropping doesn’t mean there’s no place for sheep within the Nyamutin Farm enterprise at Popanyinning.
WA sheep flock could drop to 8m without live export
30 Jun 18 THE WA sheep flock could drop to eight million head if live exports are phased out.
Register for LambEx before June 30
29 Jun 18 THE end of financial year is fast approaching and so is LambEx 2018.
A chance to win $20,000 in UTF prizes
29 Jun 18 IMAGINE $20,000 (including GST) worth of Universal Trailers and Feeders (UTF) Australia products rolling down your driveway.
CBH moves to cut supply chain fees
29 Jun 18 GROWERS will soon reap the rewards of CBH Group’s recent cost cutting regime, after the co-operative announced a 13 per cent reduction in supply chain fees for the up-coming harvest.
CTF move offers farm benefits
29 Jun 18 WHY would a farming operation want a new tractor, sprayer, spreader, header or airseeder?
No benefit says desk proponent
29 Jun 18 AUSTRALIAN farmers have not benefitted as a whole from 10 years of deregulation in the wheat industry.
Quality store offering set for Boyanup sale
29 Jun 18 PRODUCERS looking for quality store cattle should look no further than next week’s Landmark Boyanup store cattle sale.
29 Jun 18 Suspension leaves live export industry in turmoil
Unknowns in 5G plan
29 Jun 18 TELSTRA is taking drastic action to remain competitive in the telecommunications market.
Wool market's strong run continues
29 Jun 18 THE wool market attracted strong interest and momentum as the 2017-2018 selling season drew closer to an end at week 50 last week.
End of seeding needs celebrating
25 Jun 18 IT WAS a moment for farmer Shaun Westlake to celebrate, after finishing his seeding program two weeks ago at Calingiri.
Harmony cattle export deaths investigated
25 Jun 18 THE Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) is investigating the loss of 46 cattle on a shipment from Fremantle to China this month.
WA wool trials electronic future
25 Jun 18 A LARGE-scale trial of electronic wool data recording and wool bale identification and monitoring will be undertaken in WA during spring shearing.
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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
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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
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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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