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PACIFIC Seeds is trialling the new Hyola RT canola technology at the WA No-Tillage Farming Association's (WANTFA) Cunderdin site this year.
PACIFIC Seeds is trialling the new Hyola RT canola technology at the WA No-Tillage Farming Association's (WANTFA) Cunderdin site this year.
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A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin. A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin.
GUN shearer John Dalla was shocked by PETA’s shearing footage and says it's a long way from a true representation of his industry. GUN shearer John Dalla was shocked by PETA’s shearing footage and says it's a long way from a true representation of his industry.
RAIN or no rain, cattle prices have the potential to rise by up to 40 per cent in 2015 as the flow of cattle off-farm finally contracts. RAIN or no rain, cattle prices have the potential to rise by up to 40 per cent in 2015 as the flow of cattle off-farm finally contracts.
ADELAIDE company Rossi Boots is furious the federal government went shopping overseas to find cheaper boots for the armed services. ADELAIDE company Rossi Boots is furious the federal government went shopping overseas to find cheaper boots for the armed services.
THE precious stockman's quart pot may mimic the humble pastoral tool, but nestled in Ruth Webb-Smith's hands it stands for the mighty perseverance, determination and guts which has forged WA's northern cattle industry.
2:00 AM THE precious stockman's quart pot may mimic the humble pastoral tool, but nestled in Ruth Webb-Smith's hands it stands for the mighty perseverance, determination and guts which has...
THE Country Women’s Associations (CWA) history is steeped in tradition.
22 Jul 14 THE Country Women’s Associations (CWA) history is steeped in tradition.
RAIN will scatter across Western Australia this week but will only bring dribs and drabs to the Wheatbelt.
22 Jul 14 RAIN will scatter across Western Australia this week but will only bring dribs and drabs to the Wheatbelt.
20 Jul 14 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) Kununurra Research Station plays an important role in horticulture, not only for the Ord Valley, but also for the State.
AFTER 40 fruitful years in the sheep game, Peter and Barbara Brown have called it a day. 
Following the sale of their pastoral property Arubiddy station, on the Nullarbor Plain in the Esperance-Goldfields region earlier this year, the couple sold their final wool clip through Elders last week.
20 Jul 14 AFTER 40 fruitful years in the sheep game, Peter and Barbara Brown have called it a day. Following the sale of their pastoral property Arubiddy station, on the Nullarbor Plain in the...
GERMAN tractor manufacturer Fendt last week released its much anticipated Fendt Vario 1000 Series tractors.
20 Jul 14 GERMAN tractor manufacturer Fendt last week released its much anticipated Fendt Vario 1000 Series tractors.
PRIMARIES has a new face among the ranks, with Brad Roe stepping into the team as live export manager.
19 Jul 14 PRIMARIES has a new face among the ranks, with Brad Roe stepping into the team as live export manager.
THE northern beef industry isn't as rosy a picture as is being painted according to Spring Creek station's Mike Shaw.
19 Jul 14 THE northern beef industry isn't as rosy a picture as is being painted according to Spring Creek station's Mike Shaw.
THE Shire of Esperance, local chamber of commerce and Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission recently petitioned State Cabinet members to open up about half a million acres of land for agriculture.
19 Jul 14 THE Shire of Esperance, local chamber of commerce and Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission recently petitioned State Cabinet members to open up about half a million acres of land...
CBH's Grower Advisory Council (GAC) is under-utilised by WA farmers according to its newest chairman Andrew Todd.
19 Jul 14  3 CBH's Grower Advisory Council (GAC) is under-utilised by WA farmers according to its newest chairman Andrew Todd.
LATEVO International has rebranded its revenue protection insurance products, following a lower than expected program uptake in 2014. 
Formerly referred to as revenue protection, Latevo will offer what it has termed
18 Jul 14 LATEVO International has rebranded its revenue protection insurance products, following a lower than expected program uptake in 2014. Formerly referred to as revenue protection, Latevo...
FIREARM license fees have come under attack from Shooters and Fishers Party Upper House Member Rick Mazza ,who moved a disallowance motion in parliament last month.
18 Jul 14  4 FIREARM license fees have come under attack from Shooters and Fishers Party Upper House Member Rick Mazza ,who moved a disallowance motion in parliament last month.
WHEN you've been around the WA livestock industry as long as Max Cunnington, you would have seen a thing or two and probably have a few stories to tell as well.
18 Jul 14 WHEN you've been around the WA livestock industry as long as Max Cunnington, you would have seen a thing or two and probably have a few stories to tell as well.
INTERGRAIN is on the cusp of releasing two new varieties tailored to keep WA growers in the Noodle wheat-growing game and stop them from swapping to Hard varieties.
18 Jul 14  2 INTERGRAIN is on the cusp of releasing two new varieties tailored to keep WA growers in the Noodle wheat-growing game and stop them from swapping to Hard varieties.
THE vision to recreate a booming sugar industry in the Kimberley is a step closer this week.
17 Jul 14 THE vision to recreate a booming sugar industry in the Kimberley is a step closer this week.
WA'S grain industry is taking direct action to try and lift agriculture's profile and attract more people into the industry.
17 Jul 14  9 WA'S grain industry is taking direct action to try and lift agriculture's profile and attract more people into the industry.
INCREASING beef and pork prices in the northern hemisphere could spell good news for lamb producers in Australia.
17 Jul 14 INCREASING beef and pork prices in the northern hemisphere could spell good news for lamb producers in Australia.
CBH has provided feedback to the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) saying that it doesn't want any content in the ERA determination regarding Tier 3 rail lines to be made confidential - and now it's clear why.
17 Jul 14 CBH has provided feedback to the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) saying that it doesn't want any content in the ERA determination regarding Tier 3 rail lines to be made confidential...
MORE than 30 country towns will benefit from a State Government injection into health infrastructure.
16 Jul 14 MORE than 30 country towns will benefit from a State Government injection into health infrastructure.
A STAFF training day at the Muchea Livestock centre last week has equipped staff with an improved knowledge of the cattle industry.
16 Jul 14 A STAFF training day at the Muchea Livestock centre last week has equipped staff with an improved knowledge of the cattle industry.
THE South West Football League has snared its fourth consecutive Landmark Country Football Championship at East Fremantle Oval last Saturday overcoming a gallant Great Northern Football League in the Division 1 grand final.
15 Jul 14 THE South West Football League has snared its fourth consecutive Landmark Country Football Championship at East Fremantle Oval last Saturday overcoming a gallant Great Northern Football...
THE brilliant start to the WA cropping season prompted a relatively high percentage of WA grain to be forward sold early this year.
15 Jul 14  5 THE brilliant start to the WA cropping season prompted a relatively high percentage of WA grain to be forward sold early this year.
For WA Beef Council chairman Tony Hiscock there are significant opportunities for WA agriculture.
15 Jul 14 For WA Beef Council chairman Tony Hiscock there are significant opportunities for WA agriculture. | Dining boom call coming too soon? 
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The MLA magazine would be the greatest waste of paper that I have seen. All wonderful people
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One thing the R&D corps do seem to have in common,they all seem to produce a "wonderful"
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we paid $11,000 for levies on milk last year. i asked the governing body to help us negotiate a
PACIFIC Seeds is trialling the new Hyola RT canola technology at the WA No-Tillage Farming Association's (WANTFA) Cunderdin site this year.2:00 AM PACIFIC Seeds is trialling the new Hyola RT canola technology at the WA No-Tillage Farming Association's (WANTFA)...
20 Jul 14 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) Kununurra Research Station plays an important role in horticulture, not only for the Ord Valley, but also for the State.