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All eyes on United States' beef market
11 Sep 18 ALL eyes are on the United States, as increased supplies of beef, pork and poultry and potential trade fallouts create uncertainty and market volatility, according to the latest Rabobank Global Beef Quarterly report.
National Merino Ram Sale tops $22,000
11 Sep 18 IT was a buyers’ market at the Rabobank National Merino Ram Sale at Dubbo, New South Wales, last week with prices reaching $22,000.
Record prices set for finer wool
11 Sep 18 WA’s wool market bounced back from a minor correction with record prices for finer wools as live auction trading at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) returned to relative normality last week.
Trevino Poll Merino reaches $1500 top
11 Sep 18 BUYERS let an opportunity to purchase large-framed, heavy cutting, quality woolled rams slip through their fingers at last week’s Trevino on-property Poll Merino ram sale at Southern Cross.
Australia in China box seat
10 Sep 18 LOCAL agriculture producers are much better off than United States’counterparts in the US-initiated trade war with China, according to the Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).
CLAAS powers up AXION 900 tractors
10 Sep 18 NEW generation CLAAS AXION 900 tractors have been given a facelift.
Hall finishes second in national award
10 Sep 18 WA Rural Ambassador 2017, Luke Hall, Wagin, has finished runner up at the finals of Agricultural Shows Australia’s (ASA) National Rural Ambassador for 2018 at the Royal Adelaide Show on the weekend.
Loyal subscriber wins UTF prize draw
10 Sep 18 A Farm Weekly subscriber of almost 50 years from Denmark who “never wins anything” has found his lucky streak to now be walking away with a $20,000 products package courtesy of UTF Australia and Farm Weekly.
Manunda sale reaches $8250 top
10 Sep 18 THE Button family notched up a colossal result at its 13th annual on-property ram sale at Tammin on Monday to celebrate the stud’s 50th anniversary of Poll Merino breeding.
Minister attacks Qld live ex ban vote
10 Sep 18 FEDERAL Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has taken a swipe at the Queensland Labor Party after it voted to end all live animal exports at its State conference in Brisbane two weeks ago.
Quality bloodlines on offer at Barloo
10 Sep 18 THE breeding plan at the House family’s Barloo Merino and Poll Merino stud at Gnowangerup focuses around consistency and predictability.
Tiari on-property sale tops at $4000
10 Sep 18 THE unseasonal conditions, including a lack of rain throughout many areas where regular Tiarri Prime SAMM clients are based, had an impact on the final results of last week’s ninth Tiarri on-property ram sale at Lake Grace.
GRDC hits the ground with new RD&E plan
07 Sep 18 THE man at the helm of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) was in WA last week, spruiking the organisation’s new research, development and extension plan that aims to create ‘transformational change’ within the nation’s grains sector.
Minister digs in with regenerative support
07 Sep 18 STATE Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has ramped up her support for the regenerative agriculture farming method, officially launching the RegenWA Regenerative Farmers Network at the Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days last Wednesday.
Another Emanuel live sheep export licence cancelled
06 Sep 18 The Federal Agriculture Department has banned the licence to operate of Emanuel Exports’ wholly-owned subsidiary, EMS Rural Exports, following a show-cause notice.
Sowing retained canola seed research profiled at AusCanola 2018
06 Sep 18 Research has confirmed there are no harmful yield or quality effects from sowing multiple generations of retained seed of open pollinated triazine tolerant (OP TT) canola, the AusCanola 2018 conference in Perth was told today.
Farm tour takes in Ord River operations
06 Sep 18 A TOTAL of 14 Synergy Consulting customers headed to Kununurra recently to see first-hand the Ord River irrigation scheme and what it has to offer.
New Noodle variety is all about balance
06 Sep 18 STUDENTS from Albany’s Great Southern Grammar (GSG) have helped unveil InterGrain’s newest Noodle wheat at a unique variety launch on the State’s south coast.
Positive harvest outlook for Bolgart farm
06 Sep 18 BOLGART farmer Julian McGill has called this year’s season a “rare event” with high grain prices across the board and the outlook of very high yields for a majority of the State.
Western Australia a beneficiary of FTA
06 Sep 18 WESTERN Australian grain growers will be some of the biggest beneficiaries of the just-inked Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) free trade agreement (FTA).
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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
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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
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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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