Growers open farm gate to Japanese delegation

AT the peak of harvest in WA, farm gates have been thrown open to a group of Japanese visitors with a long-standing relationship with CBH.
The ZEN-NOH delegation were hosted on farms near York and at CBH's Kwinana terminal, giving the foreign delegation an insight into grain production processes in Australia.
The relationship between CBH and ZEN-NOH spans 40 years and the co-
AT the peak of harvest in WA, farm gates have been thrown open to a group of Japanese visitors with a long-standing relationship with CBH. The ZEN-NOH delegation were hosted on farms near York and at CBH's Kwinana terminal, giving the foreign delegation an insight into grain production processes in Australia. The relationship between CBH and ZEN-NOH spans 40 years and the co-
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AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with pricing wars and trade deals, Australian dairy farmers will welcome a report on income increases. AFTER a difficult 18 months dealing with pricing wars and trade deals, Australian dairy farmers will welcome a report on income increases.
THE launch of a new macadamia milk product is an indicator of the nut’s diverse potential and golden future. THE launch of a new macadamia milk product is an indicator of the nut’s diverse potential and golden future.
WITH the supply of rural properties on the market still outstripping demand, prices are likely to have stabilised, rather than risen. WITH the supply of rural properties on the market still outstripping demand, prices are likely to have stabilised, rather than risen.
ANGER among National Party MPs at banks' treatment of drought-stricken farmers is creating dangerous divisions in Cabinet. ANGER among National Party MPs at banks' treatment of drought-stricken farmers is creating dangerous divisions in Cabinet.
FINDING staff for harvest can sometimes be a struggle, but one Wubin farmer has found a solution, employing his son and friends from one of WA's agricultural colleges.
20 Dec 14 FINDING staff for harvest can sometimes be a struggle, but one Wubin farmer has found a solution, employing his son and friends from one of WA's agricultural colleges.
FOR the beer enthusiast, the story beyond how cold the beer is can be a bit of a mystery.
But one local brewing company is connecting the consumer to the farmer in a new campaign.
Gage Roads Brewing Co is telling the story from paddock to bottle, starting with a community barley crop at Tammin.
The brewery, which is the largest consumer of domestic malting barley in WA, used
20 Dec 14 FOR the beer enthusiast, the story beyond how cold the beer is can be a bit of a mystery. But one local brewing company is connecting the consumer to the farmer in a new campaign. Gage...
THE record books were rewritten with first-cross heifers in strong demand at the Elders Boyanup Springing Heifer Sale last Friday.
19 Dec 14  1 THE record books were rewritten with first-cross heifers in strong demand at the Elders Boyanup Springing Heifer Sale last Friday.
Cattle - Beef
ESCALATING dissatisfaction with the Pastoralists and Graziers Association's (PGA) Grains Committee has prompted CBH chairman Wally Newman to dump his membership.
19 Dec 14  5 ESCALATING dissatisfaction with the Pastoralists and Graziers Association's (PGA) Grains Committee has prompted CBH chairman Wally Newman to dump his membership.
THE Ord-East Kimberley Expansion Project continues to grow with the announcement of preferred proponents for two parcels of land in the Packsaddle area.
19 Dec 14 THE Ord-East Kimberley Expansion Project continues to grow with the announcement of preferred proponents for two parcels of land in the Packsaddle area.
THE Kwinana and Albany port site capacities are still
19 Dec 14 THE Kwinana and Albany port site capacities are still "tight", but pressure is being relieved as shipping services continue.
AS the alignment of the notorious Bindi Bindi bends nears completion, Premier Colin Barnett has said overtaking lanes for a stretch of the Great Northern Highway will be the next focus.
18 Dec 14 AS the alignment of the notorious Bindi Bindi bends nears completion, Premier Colin Barnett has said overtaking lanes for a stretch of the Great Northern Highway will be the next focus.
MILING Primary School will receive government assistance to improve safety on the school grounds amid concerns for students.
18 Dec 14 MILING Primary School will receive government assistance to improve safety on the school grounds amid concerns for students.
GRAIN rail lines must be viable to remain open was the clear message delivered by Premier Colin Barnett during a tour of the Wheatbelt last weekend.
Mr Barnett embarked on a visit to the northern Wheatbelt last Friday and Saturday and discussed the Miling Tier 2 rail line with Miling grain growers at a community meeting.
The future of the Miling to Toodyay Tier 2 line is unclear as the arbitrati
18 Dec 14 GRAIN rail lines must be viable to remain open was the clear message delivered by Premier Colin Barnett during a tour of the Wheatbelt last weekend. Mr Barnett embarked on a visit to...
AMATEUR foodie Rhiannon Birch completed a two-day mentorship at the Bistro Guillaume restaurant at Crown Perth, as part of her prize as winner of WA's Signature Dish competition.
15 Dec 14 AMATEUR foodie Rhiannon Birch completed a two-day mentorship at the Bistro Guillaume restaurant at Crown Perth, as part of her prize as winner of WA's Signature Dish competition.
THE Sheep Industry Leadership Council (SILC) is seeking new council members to help lead and support the WA sheep industry.
13 Dec 14  1 THE Sheep Industry Leadership Council (SILC) is seeking new council members to help lead and support the WA sheep industry.
COUNTRY girl at heart Rhiannon Birch shot to fame after winning WA's Signature Dish competition this year.
13 Dec 14  1 COUNTRY girl at heart Rhiannon Birch shot to fame after winning WA's Signature Dish competition this year.
WITH world markets increasingly focused on food safety, biosecurity should be a number one focus for Australian agriculture.
12 Dec 14 WITH world markets increasingly focused on food safety, biosecurity should be a number one focus for Australian agriculture.
THE State Government will invest $3.2 million into better managing pests and diseases in the agricultural sector.
12 Dec 14 THE State Government will invest $3.2 million into better managing pests and diseases in the agricultural sector.
GRAIN transport woes have swollen CBH's port terminals at the peak of harvest deliveries.
The Albany and Kwinana port zone sites have neared capacity in recent days causing a ripple effect at nearby district sites. 
The problem arose last week when consecutive incoming grain transport vessels failed government hygiene inspection or arrived later than anticipated in what is the busiest time of ye
11 Dec 14 GRAIN transport woes have swollen CBH's port terminals at the peak of harvest deliveries. The Albany and Kwinana port zone sites have neared capacity in recent days causing a ripple...
ONGOING rain events are affecting grain quality and slowing harvest in the southern Wheatbelt, while Geraldton and Esperance zone growers are all but finished their 2014 season.
11 Dec 14 ONGOING rain events are affecting grain quality and slowing harvest in the southern Wheatbelt, while Geraldton and Esperance zone growers are all but finished their 2014 season.
A NEW joint venture to build a northern WA abattoir has prompted hopes for an expanded Malaysian export market.
11 Dec 14 A NEW joint venture to build a northern WA abattoir has prompted hopes for an expanded Malaysian export market.
Cattle - Beef
NATIONAL MPs have welcomed Monday's Cabinet reshuffle.
10 Dec 14  1 NATIONAL MPs have welcomed Monday's Cabinet reshuffle.
CONCERNS have been raised over further job cuts at the WA Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA).
10 Dec 14  2 CONCERNS have been raised over further job cuts at the WA Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA).
THE release of millions of sterile flies in late 2015 will help control the horticultural pest Mediterranean fruit fly.
10 Dec 14 THE release of millions of sterile flies in late 2015 will help control the horticultural pest Mediterranean fruit fly.
ANNETTE Henwood, Fossil Downs, has stepped down as treasurer of the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) Kimberley division.
07 Dec 14 ANNETTE Henwood, Fossil Downs, has stepped down as treasurer of the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) Kimberley division.
CLEARING in the Goomig area is on track, and will likely allow Kimberley Agricultural Investment's (KAI) Ord development to begin farming 1000 hectares in the next year.
06 Dec 14 CLEARING in the Goomig area is on track, and will likely allow Kimberley Agricultural Investment's (KAI) Ord development to begin farming 1000 hectares in the next year.
WA produce will be showcased in a new footy food experience.
05 Dec 14 WA produce will be showcased in a new footy food experience.
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Producers borrow way to much and when it all goes bad the bank gets the blame my neighbours
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What amazes me is the constant blindness I see as to what is going on here. Creation of money
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Im getting sick & tired of this tit for tat. Really, all shareholders care about is lower
ESCALATING dissatisfaction with the Pastoralists and Graziers Association's (PGA) Grains Committee has prompted CBH chairman Wally Newman to dump his membership.19 Dec 14  5 ESCALATING dissatisfaction with the Pastoralists and Graziers Association's (PGA) Grains Committee has prompted CBH...
THE Ord-East Kimberley Expansion Project continues to grow with the announcement of preferred proponents for two parcels of land in the Packsaddle area.19 Dec 14 THE Ord-East Kimberley Expansion Project continues to grow with the announcement of preferred proponents for two...