Selling committee rep considers future

AFTER six years on the committee that oversees the sale of most of Australia's wool clip at auctions in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne, WA's wool seller representative Lyndon Hosking is thinking of calling it a day.
AFTER six years on the committee that oversees the sale of most of Australia's wool clip at auctions in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne, WA's wool seller representative Lyndon Hosking is thinking of calling it a day.
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BARNABY Joyce has returned fire at plans to establish an alternative political voice for farmers - the new Country Party of Australia. BARNABY Joyce has returned fire at plans to establish an alternative political voice for farmers - the new Country Party of Australia.
LENORE Saunders would not have seen a fairytale like it in the cinema she runs, with her gelding Le Chef taking out Magic Millions. LENORE Saunders would not have seen a fairytale like it in the cinema she runs, with her gelding Le Chef taking out Magic Millions.
WITH exports to Japan last year worth $1.4b, Australian beef will be a major beneficiary when the JAEPA deal takes effect on Thursday. WITH exports to Japan last year worth $1.4b, Australian beef will be a major beneficiary when the JAEPA deal takes effect on Thursday.
HIP New York label, Public School, has claimed the International Woolmark Prize for menswear. HIP New York label, Public School, has claimed the International Woolmark Prize for menswear.
BEEF producers are achieving high carcase weights and solid financial returns thanks to the crossbreeding of the Charolais breed with other British breed cattle like the Angus, Hereford and Shorthorn.
2:00 AM BEEF producers are achieving high carcase weights and solid financial returns thanks to the crossbreeding of the Charolais breed with other British breed cattle like the Angus, Hereford...
Cattle - Beef
PERTH Hills fruit growers have blamed a lack of action by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) to control Mediterranean fruit fly for Vietnam stopping importing fresh Australian fruit.
2:00 AM PERTH Hills fruit growers have blamed a lack of action by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) to control Mediterranean fruit fly for Vietnam stopping importing fresh...
LIKE the uncleared Scott River farm they purchased in the late 1960s, the Prosser family is determined to carve out their own unique path with their cattle herd.
2:00 AM LIKE the uncleared Scott River farm they purchased in the late 1960s, the Prosser family is determined to carve out their own unique path with their cattle herd.
Cattle - Beef
WA sheep producers achieving outstanding lambing rates are reminded to nominate for the 100%+ Club initiative.
2:00 AM WA sheep producers achieving outstanding lambing rates are reminded to nominate for the 100%+ Club initiative.
WA-owned hay company Gilmac is expanding its operations with plans to build a significant processing plant in Wagin.
24 Jan 15 WA-owned hay company Gilmac is expanding its operations with plans to build a significant processing plant in Wagin.
THE future of the Manjimup saleyards would appear to be secure following another successful sale by the Landmark team last week.
24 Jan 15 THE future of the Manjimup saleyards would appear to be secure following another successful sale by the Landmark team last week.
Cattle - Beef
THOMAS Herbert (Tom) Atterby OAM was one of the many farmers attracted to WA by the State Government's
24 Jan 15 THOMAS Herbert (Tom) Atterby OAM was one of the many farmers attracted to WA by the State Government's "million acres a year" new land policy, which saw a million acres (400,000ha) of...
EMBATTLED CBH director Brian McAlpine is setting the record straight with growers in his district after an anonymous letter was distributed throughout District 1 last week.
24 Jan 15 EMBATTLED CBH director Brian McAlpine is setting the record straight with growers in his district after an anonymous letter was distributed throughout District 1 last week.
JASON and Alida Parke are gearing up for some massive changes to their Lake Muir farming operation over the next few years.
24 Jan 15 JASON and Alida Parke are gearing up for some massive changes to their Lake Muir farming operation over the next few years.
Cattle - Beef
BONNIE Rock farmer Romina Nicoletti believes rebates that put money in grower pockets are the key to a strong future for WA farming.
23 Jan 15  1 BONNIE Rock farmer Romina Nicoletti believes rebates that put money in grower pockets are the key to a strong future for WA farming.
THE motivation for Marchagee farmer Michael O'Callaghan throwing his proverbial hat into the ring to be elected to the CBH Board is simple.
23 Jan 15 THE motivation for Marchagee farmer Michael O'Callaghan throwing his proverbial hat into the ring to be elected to the CBH Board is simple.
MORAWA farmer Lindsay Chappel says it's time CBH returned to its grass roots.
23 Jan 15 MORAWA farmer Lindsay Chappel says it's time CBH returned to its grass roots.
A NEW commercially focused beef cattle competition was officially launched last Saturday with the opening of the inaugural Harvey Beef 'Gate 2 Plate' feedlot challenge at the Great Southern Regional Saleyards.
23 Jan 15 A NEW commercially focused beef cattle competition was officially launched last Saturday with the opening of the inaugural Harvey Beef 'Gate 2 Plate' feedlot challenge at the Great...
Cattle - Beef
THE oldest and largest Australian-owned WA milk products producer Brownes is searching for a new managing director following the resignation this month of Ben Purcell.
23 Jan 15 THE oldest and largest Australian-owned WA milk products producer Brownes is searching for a new managing director following the resignation this month of Ben Purcell.
ARCHER Daniels Midland Company's newest oceangoing vessel, the MV Harvest Frost, has completed delivery of its record-setting Australian canola cargo to ADM's Europoort transshipping and crushing facility in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
23 Jan 15 ARCHER Daniels Midland Company's newest oceangoing vessel, the MV Harvest Frost, has completed delivery of its record-setting Australian canola cargo to ADM's Europoort transshipping and...
23 Jan 15 TIER 3 rail lines can be reopened, but only if Brookfield Rail, CBH and the State Government agree to invest in the infrastructure, says Brookfield Rail's chief executive officer Paul...
INCUMBENT CBH director Brian McAlpine, Latham, is clearly focused on ensuring that CBH celebrates its centenary as a co-operative in 2033.
23 Jan 15 INCUMBENT CBH director Brian McAlpine, Latham, is clearly focused on ensuring that CBH celebrates its centenary as a co-operative in 2033.
PURSUING university level education in agribusiness just got easier.
22 Jan 15  1 PURSUING university level education in agribusiness just got easier.
BEING proactive in the face of competition is the driver behind Andrew Duncan nominating for a seat on the CBH Board.
22 Jan 15  1 BEING proactive in the face of competition is the driver behind Andrew Duncan nominating for a seat on the CBH Board.
COMMERCIAL viability and maintaining grower control of the co-operative are the top priorities for District 5 nominee Simon Stead.
22 Jan 15  9 COMMERCIAL viability and maintaining grower control of the co-operative are the top priorities for District 5 nominee Simon Stead.
THIRTY sheep killed by wild dogs and dingoes in 10 days has farmer Peter Waterhouse patrolling his East Maya wheat and sheep property with a shotgun at dawn and dusk each day.
22 Jan 15  5 THIRTY sheep killed by wild dogs and dingoes in 10 days has farmer Peter Waterhouse patrolling his East Maya wheat and sheep property with a shotgun at dawn and dusk each day.
WA'S livestock firms are proposing a major overhaul of the weekly trade sheep and cattle selling program.
22 Jan 15 WA'S livestock firms are proposing a major overhaul of the weekly trade sheep and cattle selling program.
THE story of the missing English Springer Spaniel, Connor, has captured hearts this week.
20 Jan 15 THE story of the missing English Springer Spaniel, Connor, has captured hearts this week.
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Nico 'The trend is upward' A: IS NOT proof of AWG B: The 1970-2000 trend matches the 1910-1940
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Nico you are probably right when you state that climate science is based on observation and
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It's a fairly simple-minded version of democracy that Sen. O'Sullivan wants us to admire. Real
WA-owned hay company Gilmac is expanding its operations with plans to build a significant processing plant in Wagin.24 Jan 15 WA-owned hay company Gilmac is expanding its operations with plans to build a significant processing plant in Wagin.
BONNIE Rock farmer Romina Nicoletti believes rebates that put money in grower pockets are the key to a strong future for WA farming.23 Jan 15  1 BONNIE Rock farmer Romina Nicoletti believes rebates that put money in grower pockets are the key to a strong future...