Delegation learns SE Asian beef lessons

VITAL live export markets were put on show for northern WA cattle producers this month.
VITAL live export markets were put on show for northern WA cattle producers this month.
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MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of NSW. MORE of Australia’s cropping zones have received their autumn break in the past week, with good falls across much of NSW.
AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are showing signs of revival. AFTER years in the doldrums, beef is back on the property investor's shopping list and farmland price signals are showing signs of revival.
AUSTRALIAN commodity prices are being buffered by the falling Australian dollar to an extent not seen since 2008, says the NAB. AUSTRALIAN commodity prices are being buffered by the falling Australian dollar to an extent not seen since 2008, says the NAB.
FARMERS have lodged a written complaint about PETA's latest campaign which features a fake lamb covered in blood and cuts. FARMERS have lodged a written complaint about PETA's latest campaign which features a fake lamb covered in blood and cuts.
2:00 AM WOOL sales in WA rebounded last week from the Easter auction recess by surging to the best fleece prices recorded for more than a year.
Sheep - Wool
NOTHING says welcome to station life in the Murchison region than going to your first baiting day or shooting your first wild dog.
1:00 AM NOTHING says welcome to station life in the Murchison region than going to your first baiting day or shooting your first wild dog. | Taking on the challenges at Challa  | Fence key for Murchison sheep... 
PROBABLY every town in rural WA has a war memorial of some sort, generally with a Roll of Honour containing a list of the locals who enlisted in Australia’s armed forces, originally those from WWI, but most have continued to add names as other conflicts arose.
25 Apr 15 PROBABLY every town in rural WA has a war memorial of some sort, generally with a Roll of Honour containing a list of the locals who enlisted in Australia’s armed forces, originally...
AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational incorporated body.
25 Apr 15 AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational incorporated body.
WA industry groups, the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) and the Meekatharra Rangelands Biosecurity Association are disappointed with a lack of political support for plans to extend the wild dog fence.
25 Apr 15 WA industry groups, the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) and the Meekatharra Rangelands Biosecurity Association are disappointed with a lack of political support for plans to...
WITH relatives who fought in both World War I and II, 19-year-old Lachlan Hunter feels a sense of connection with the ANZACs
25 Apr 15 WITH relatives who fought in both World War I and II, 19-year-old Lachlan Hunter feels a sense of connection with the ANZACs
WILD dogs forced Wondinong station owners Jason Homewood and Lara Jensen to get out of sheep after losing 2000 head in their first 12 months of taking over the station.
25 Apr 15 WILD dogs forced Wondinong station owners Jason Homewood and Lara Jensen to get out of sheep after losing 2000 head in their first 12 months of taking over the station. | Taking on the challenges at Challa  | Pushing for productivity at Narndee 
TIMES have been tough for ex-banana growers, John and Karen Wainwright, since they made the move to Nalbarra station.
25 Apr 15 TIMES have been tough for ex-banana growers, John and Karen Wainwright, since they made the move to Nalbarra station. | Taking on the challenges at Challa  | Pushing for productivity at Narndee 
HISTORY is a record of past people, organisations and events, but the record still needs to be compiled by someone, sometimes from official reports or writings or maybe by talking to some who were present at the event.
24 Apr 15 HISTORY is a record of past people, organisations and events, but the record still needs to be compiled by someone, sometimes from official reports or writings or maybe by talking to...
DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land, the Department of Environmental Regulation (DER) has only issued seven warnings for clearing them in the past 10 years, most of them in Perth metropolitan area.
24 Apr 15 DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land, the Department of Environmental Regulation (DER) has only issued...
THINGS are looking up for northern pastoralists after recent rains have combined with high cattle prices and boosted Indonesian export quotas.
24 Apr 15 THINGS are looking up for northern pastoralists after recent rains have combined with high cattle prices and boosted Indonesian export quotas.
By MAL GILL
BOOS, derisive jeers and slow hand clapping greeted Nationals WA leader Terry Redman when he told a protest demonstration on the steps of parliament on Tuesday The Nationals would not block anti-protest legislation.
Mid West farmers joined with church groups, civil libertarians, unionists, animal rights groups, conservationists and others - about 120 in all - to protest at the Crimin
24 Apr 15 By MAL GILL BOOS, derisive jeers and slow hand clapping greeted Nationals WA leader Terry Redman when he told a protest demonstration on the steps of parliament on Tuesday The Nationals...
CONTRACTS for long-term agreement (LTA) port access between CBH and WA's grain exporters are in final stages of negotiation, with 2015-16 to be the first time this option will be available.
24 Apr 15 CONTRACTS for long-term agreement (LTA) port access between CBH and WA's grain exporters are in final stages of negotiation, with 2015-16 to be the first time this option will be available.
By RACHAEL OXBORROW
WA Shooters and Fishers Party MLC Rick Mazza has welcomed one of two reports tabled at the culmination of a firearms-related senate inquiry that split opinions in Canberra this month.
Mr Mazza has joined a contingent of three senators who sat on the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee inquiry in dismissing Greens Senator and inquiry chairwoman Penny Wright's report.
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23 Apr 15  1 By RACHAEL OXBORROW WA Shooters and Fishers Party MLC Rick Mazza has welcomed one of two reports tabled at the culmination of a firearms-related senate inquiry that split opinions in...
A VARIANCE of $526 million between annual rail access floor and ceiling prices
23 Apr 15 A VARIANCE of $526 million between annual rail access floor and ceiling prices "does not meaningfully provide any guidance", the CBH Group has told the Economic Regulation Authority...
CHEMICAL and fertiliser demand has peaked in WA as
23 Apr 15 CHEMICAL and fertiliser demand has peaked in WA as "the perfect storm" of conditions have injected growers with confidence for the coming season.
SHEEP were once visible grazing among the mulga trees and saltbush from the Geraldton-Mt Magnet road, but today it's a different sight.
23 Apr 15 SHEEP were once visible grazing among the mulga trees and saltbush from the Geraldton-Mt Magnet road, but today it's a different sight. | Taking on the challenges at Challa  | Pushing for productivity at Narndee 
ASHLEY Dowden is a man of many titles.
He is a station owner, a husband, a father of four and also the voice of the Mt Magnet community.
23 Apr 15 ASHLEY Dowden is a man of many titles. He is a station owner, a husband, a father of four and also the voice of the Mt Magnet community. | Diversity on the cards for Nalbarra  | Cattle move a necessity at... 
VITAL live export markets were put on show for northern WA cattle producers this month.
19 Apr 15 VITAL live export markets were put on show for northern WA cattle producers this month.
THE Lawsons juggernaut gathered momentum with a second Angus bull auction for the year in WA attracting another hoard of new buyers that helped send prices to a $7250 top.
19 Apr 15 THE Lawsons juggernaut gathered momentum with a second Angus bull auction for the year in WA attracting another hoard of new buyers that helped send prices to a $7250 top.
Cattle - Beef
FRIDAY night's big football stage might have belonged to West Coast Eagles power forward Josh Kennedy when he kicked 10 goals in a man of the match performance.
19 Apr 15 FRIDAY night's big football stage might have belonged to West Coast Eagles power forward Josh Kennedy when he kicked 10 goals in a man of the match performance.
PRIMARIES wool and livestock representatives gathered in Williams last week to gain some hands-on Merino classing experience from one the best in the industry, Australian Wool Innovations (AWI) sheep industry specialist Stuart Hodgson.
19 Apr 15 PRIMARIES wool and livestock representatives gathered in Williams last week to gain some hands-on Merino classing experience from one the best in the industry, Australian Wool...
A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being finalised, a Mid West forum on mining and agriculture coexisting was told last Thursday.
18 Apr 15  2 A TEMPLATE land access agreement to guide farmers in negotiation with oil and gas companies is close to being finalised, a Mid West forum on mining and agriculture coexisting was told...
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Well OC if you see "climate alarmists" as a problem, it must be quite exacerbating for you that,
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There you go again Nico, jumping to assumptions where there are none. I never referred to the
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Yes Kanzi, I was quite wrong - now there is a triopoly - what is Canberra going to do about how
AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational incorporated body.25 Apr 15 AFTER years in the making, the Kimberley Cattlemen's Association (KCA) has officially become an operational...
DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land, the Department of Environmental Regulation (DER) has only issued seven warnings for clearing them in the past 10 years, most of them in Perth metropolitan area.24 Apr 15 DESPITE environmentally sensitive areas (ESAs) covering a large part of the State’s most valuable agricultural land,...