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THE WA Government will investigate water and land resources, alternative land tenure options and approvals resolution on pastoral stations in an effort to unlock potential for food production in the north.
THE WA Government will investigate water and land resources, alternative land tenure options and approvals resolution on pastoral stations in an effort to unlock potential for food production in the north.
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AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets. AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets.
MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders. MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders.
GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard. GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard.
IT'S “business as usual” for the farm machinery market with sales across most product sectors showing only a slight decline after three strong years. IT'S “business as usual” for the farm machinery market with sales across most product sectors showing only a slight decline after three strong years.
THERE are high hopes for quinoa to be the next 'big thing' in the health food market.
2:00 AM THERE are high hopes for quinoa to be the next 'big thing' in the health food market.
THE 2013-14 WAMMCO International State Prime Lamb Carcase Competition has been won by the Cronin family from Dumbleyung in an extremely close contest.
28 Jul 14 THE 2013-14 WAMMCO International State Prime Lamb Carcase Competition has been won by the Cronin family from Dumbleyung in an extremely close contest.
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US tillage and seeding manufacturer Kinze Manufacturing has successfully completed seeding trials involving its multi-hybrid Concept Planter.
28 Jul 14 US tillage and seeding manufacturer Kinze Manufacturing has successfully completed seeding trials involving its multi-hybrid Concept Planter.
THE Spring Creek station crew come from near and far to work on the station. JACINTA BOLSENBROEK spoke to some of them about their backgrounds and why they chose to work in WA's pastoral industry.
28 Jul 14 THE Spring Creek station crew come from near and far to work on the station. JACINTA BOLSENBROEK spoke to some of them about their backgrounds and why they chose to work in WA's pastoral... | Settled in to station life 
THE Veitch family's Kaya Dorper and White Dorper stud, Narrogin, featured on the national stage at its debut showing at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo, Victoria, last week.
27 Jul 14 THE Veitch family's Kaya Dorper and White Dorper stud, Narrogin, featured on the national stage at its debut showing at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in Bendigo, Victoria, last week.
DAWSON Bradford believes a new breed he has developed has great potential for WA's sheep market.
27 Jul 14 DAWSON Bradford believes a new breed he has developed has great potential for WA's sheep market.
CHILDREN accompanied by an adult will again be given free entry to the IGA Perth Royal Show and their local Royal Agricultural Society-affiliated shows, under a $2 million State Government initiative to support WA agriculture.
27 Jul 14 CHILDREN accompanied by an adult will again be given free entry to the IGA Perth Royal Show and their local Royal Agricultural Society-affiliated shows, under a $2 million State...
The ranges of Carlton Hill station provided the perfect backdrop for the 2008 film, Australia.
27 Jul 14 The ranges of Carlton Hill station provided the perfect backdrop for the 2008 film, Australia.
WA stud and commercial wool growers were among the winners at the 14th Australian Fleece Competition at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show at Bendigo, Victoria, last week.
26 Jul 14 WA stud and commercial wool growers were among the winners at the 14th Australian Fleece Competition at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show at Bendigo, Victoria, last week.
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CURTIN honours student Cordelia Gibbs has won two prestigious awards at the 2014 Australian Wool Fashion Awards.
26 Jul 14 CURTIN honours student Cordelia Gibbs has won two prestigious awards at the 2014 Australian Wool Fashion Awards.
Sheep - Wool
ALARMED WA canola growers need not worry about the potential for Beet Western Yellow Virus (BWYV) to decimate their crops during this early stage of the year.
26 Jul 14 ALARMED WA canola growers need not worry about the potential for Beet Western Yellow Virus (BWYV) to decimate their crops during this early stage of the year.
SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths is expected to release a premium local milk brand in WA in coming months, but won't confirm if it has signed up any WA producers to supply the range.
26 Jul 14 SUPERMARKET giant Woolworths is expected to release a premium local milk brand in WA in coming months, but won't confirm if it has signed up any WA producers to supply the range.
FARMERS that delay grazing in low rainfall areas could be sacrificing yield potential, according to early findings of research conducted by the Kellerberrin Demonstration Group (KDG) into cereal grazing.
26 Jul 14 FARMERS that delay grazing in low rainfall areas could be sacrificing yield potential, according to early findings of research conducted by the Kellerberrin Demonstration Group (KDG)...
AFTER 13 years at Spring Creek station, Mike Shaw knows the land like the back of his hand.
26 Jul 14 AFTER 13 years at Spring Creek station, Mike Shaw knows the land like the back of his hand.
WAMMCO chief executive officer Coll MacRury has cautiously welcomed the large investment by mining people into agriculture on the back of China's strong demand for food.
25 Jul 14 WAMMCO chief executive officer Coll MacRury has cautiously welcomed the large investment by mining people into agriculture on the back of China's strong demand for food.
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WAMMCO chairman of directors Dawson Bradford says he has never seen the lamb industry in a more positive position than what it is in today.
25 Jul 14  1 WAMMCO chairman of directors Dawson Bradford says he has never seen the lamb industry in a more positive position than what it is in today.
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SOME WA growers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the amount of time it is taking for CBH to make a decision on its potential east coast supply chain investment.
25 Jul 14  12 SOME WA growers are becoming increasingly frustrated at the amount of time it is taking for CBH to make a decision on its potential east coast supply chain investment.
CBH chief executive officer Andy Crane has helped put co-operative business models and Australian agriculture on the corporate map.
25 Jul 14 CBH chief executive officer Andy Crane has helped put co-operative business models and Australian agriculture on the corporate map.
GRAINS Industry Association of WA chairman Jon Slee has expressed the need for a much better and co-ordinated approach to WA grain market access issues if the State's industry wants to stay at the front of the global export pack.
25 Jul 14  4 GRAINS Industry Association of WA chairman Jon Slee has expressed the need for a much better and co-ordinated approach to WA grain market access issues if the State's industry wants to...
BROWNES Dairy is being hit with a backlash from its supply base after it was alleged the company offered sweetheart deals to new producers in an effort to secure its milk supply.
25 Jul 14  1 BROWNES Dairy is being hit with a backlash from its supply base after it was alleged the company offered sweetheart deals to new producers in an effort to secure its milk supply.
For the first time in WA, GRDC-funded and CSIRO-led trials will look at the performance of wheat varieties across rainfall zones in the central Wheatbelt to evaluate the suitability of early sowing.
25 Jul 14 For the first time in WA, GRDC-funded and CSIRO-led trials will look at the performance of wheat varieties across rainfall zones in the central Wheatbelt to evaluate the suitability of...
THE WA agriculture industry is on the cusp of a boom as demand grows in neighbouring countries such as Asia.
25 Jul 14 THE WA agriculture industry is on the cusp of a boom as demand grows in neighbouring countries such as Asia.
BROWNES Dairy managing director Ben Purcell has called on the State Government to increase the number of shipping slots of out WA in order to increase the State's dairy export capacity.
24 Jul 14  1 BROWNES Dairy managing director Ben Purcell has called on the State Government to increase the number of shipping slots of out WA in order to increase the State's dairy export capacity.
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Issues in the workplace have always been dealt with by the person in charge.In the shearing
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Rick Wilson, PGA and supporters, where are you? Here is your chance to prove how relaxed you are
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Leon the WQA passed a change to the guidelines that allowed even worse quality to enter WA APW.
THE WA Government will investigate water and land resources, alternative land tenure options and approvals resolution on pastoral stations in an effort to unlock potential for food production in the north.2:00 AM  1 THE WA Government will investigate water and land resources, alternative land tenure options and approvals...
CHILDREN accompanied by an adult will again be given free entry to the IGA Perth Royal Show and their local Royal Agricultural Society-affiliated shows, under a $2 million State Government initiative to support WA agriculture.27 Jul 14 CHILDREN accompanied by an adult will again be given free entry to the IGA Perth Royal Show and their local Royal...