Market City to be first State asset sold

WA's only fresh produce wholesale trading facility Market City has been listed as the first asset to be offered for sale under the State Government's strategy to reduce borrowings and regain WA's triple-A credit rating.
WA's only fresh produce wholesale trading facility Market City has been listed as the first asset to be offered for sale under the State Government's strategy to reduce borrowings and regain WA's triple-A credit rating.
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BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports. BARRY O’Sullivan will have a singular focus when he spearheads a trade delegation to China to seal the deal on kangaroo meat exports.
FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks. FARMERS are calling on the Liberal Party to kill off a push to derail Australia making commitments at upcoming climate talks.
THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year. THE price of Australian young cattle continues to gallop upwards, closing Thursday's markets at 513c/kg, up 177.75 on last year.
THE fate of the nation’s fractured sugar marketing plans are set to hinge on the outcome of a critical meeting in Queensland today. THE fate of the nation’s fractured sugar marketing plans are set to hinge on the outcome of a critical meeting in Queensland today.
NEW road transport laws controlling weight management are impacting on fertiliser outloading and could become a problem with grain movements at harvest time.
1:00 AM NEW road transport laws controlling weight management are impacting on fertiliser outloading and could become a problem with grain movements at harvest time.
AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston has announced biosecurity will be boosted in the State's agricultural sector.
02 Jul 15 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston has announced biosecurity will be boosted in the State's agricultural sector.
THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has been labelled as floundering as Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston calls for a review of its core functions.
02 Jul 15  2 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has been labelled as floundering as Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston calls for a review of its core functions.
LEADING Australian livestock exporter Wellard has set a record for the largest number of cattle of exported by the company in a financial year.
02 Jul 15 LEADING Australian livestock exporter Wellard has set a record for the largest number of cattle of exported by the company in a financial year.
Cattle - Beef
SHY
02 Jul 15 SHY "gorillas" were back in hiding, deep in wool buyers' dark pockets, at the Western Wool Centre (WWC) final sales of the 2014-15 financial year last week.
WA dairy farmers will have a direct say in industry research and development priorities with the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) divesting itself of scientists and dairy research responsibilities.
02 Jul 15 WA dairy farmers will have a direct say in industry research and development priorities with the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) divesting itself of scientists and dairy...
DESPITE last week's rain, growers are still cautious about taking a forward marketing stance in the current price climate.
02 Jul 15  1 DESPITE last week's rain, growers are still cautious about taking a forward marketing stance in the current price climate.
TODAY marks the expiration dates for pastoral station leases across WA.
01 Jul 15 TODAY marks the expiration dates for pastoral station leases across WA.
PUBLIC submissions for the parliament inquiry into the RSPCA's WA operations close on Friday.
01 Jul 15 PUBLIC submissions for the parliament inquiry into the RSPCA's WA operations close on Friday.
ABOUT 10 million tonnes of WA port capacity has been secured by 10 grain marketers through CBH negotiations under the Long Term Agreements (LTAs), which have bypassed the previous shipping slot auction system.
01 Jul 15 ABOUT 10 million tonnes of WA port capacity has been secured by 10 grain marketers through CBH negotiations under the Long Term Agreements (LTAs), which have bypassed the previous...
CBH has invested more than $40 million to buy an Eastern State's oat processor just weeks after it announced a new venture into WA's fertiliser market.
01 Jul 15  5 CBH has invested more than $40 million to buy an Eastern State's oat processor just weeks after it announced a new venture into WA's fertiliser market.
WHEATBELT communities in particular are celebrating news of 130 new or upgraded mobile phone base stations to eliminate some of the State's communications black spots.
30 Jun 15 WHEATBELT communities in particular are celebrating news of 130 new or upgraded mobile phone base stations to eliminate some of the State's communications black spots.
ADAM Dagg is not yet 30 years old but his qualifications and experience has gained him a job managing a big South Coast sheep and cropping enterprise.
29 Jun 15 ADAM Dagg is not yet 30 years old but his qualifications and experience has gained him a job managing a big South Coast sheep and cropping enterprise.
WANNAMAL farmer and earth-moving contractor Monty Driessen loves his Caterpillar D10 dozer.
28 Jun 15 WANNAMAL farmer and earth-moving contractor Monty Driessen loves his Caterpillar D10 dozer.
EMERGING precision technology will see a paradigm shift in the way farming is achieved within the next 15 years.
28 Jun 15 EMERGING precision technology will see a paradigm shift in the way farming is achieved within the next 15 years.
AFTER tripling the size of its farm machinery dealership business in WA in five years, Wellard has received and agreed to an offer from national machinery distributor Landpower, to purchase Wellard's CLAAS Harvest Centres.
27 Jun 15 AFTER tripling the size of its farm machinery dealership business in WA in five years, Wellard has received and agreed to an offer from national machinery distributor Landpower, to...
GOOD prices for wool, live shippers and lamb continue to justify Wongan Hills farmer Scott Kelly's and his ex-shearer father David's long-held faith in the sheep industry.
27 Jun 15 GOOD prices for wool, live shippers and lamb continue to justify Wongan Hills farmer Scott Kelly's and his ex-shearer father David's long-held faith in the sheep industry.
Sheep - Meat
WA farm groups have cautiously welcomed the Federal Government's grand plans for northern Australia, following the release of its long awaited White Paper.
27 Jun 15 WA farm groups have cautiously welcomed the Federal Government's grand plans for northern Australia, following the release of its long awaited White Paper.
THE CBH Group has purchased Blue Lake Milling, a leading manufacturer of premium Australian oat products operating in South Australia and Victoria.
26 Jun 15 THE CBH Group has purchased Blue Lake Milling, a leading manufacturer of premium Australian oat products operating in South Australia and Victoria.
MACROFERTIL last week celebrated a stellar 18 months in the WA fertiliser market with its second annual conference and inaugural sales awards at the Tradewinds Hotel, Fremantle.
26 Jun 15 MACROFERTIL last week celebrated a stellar 18 months in the WA fertiliser market with its second annual conference and inaugural sales awards at the Tradewinds Hotel, Fremantle.
GOVERNMENT concessional loans schemes for WA are due to close this month.
26 Jun 15 GOVERNMENT concessional loans schemes for WA are due to close this month.
FORMER policeman, Murray-Wellington Liberal MLA Murray Cowper has accused the Department of Water (DoW) of
26 Jun 15 FORMER policeman, Murray-Wellington Liberal MLA Murray Cowper has accused the Department of Water (DoW) of "stealing" water off farmers and other property owners along the North Dandalup...
WA sheep producers and industry representatives will travel to China on a sheepmeat insights tour next month.
26 Jun 15 WA sheep producers and industry representatives will travel to China on a sheepmeat insights tour next month.
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They did the same to get rid of the APB. Had three goes before they found someone who told them
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Who is complaining about higher oat prices on the East Coast deregular? less for you merchants
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The current entrenched weather pattern has all growers worried. You'd be a game man to over
AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston has announced biosecurity will be boosted in the State's agricultural sector.02 Jul 15 AGRICULTURE and Food Minister Ken Baston has announced biosecurity will be boosted in the State's agricultural sector.
THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has been labelled as floundering as Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston calls for a review of its core functions.02 Jul 15  2 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) has been labelled as floundering as Agriculture and Food Minister Ken...