Growers urged to take part in BJD forum

MEMBERS of the WA cattle industry are urging producers to attend a Bovine Johnes Disease (BJD) consultation meeting to be held in Perth this month.
MEMBERS of the WA cattle industry are urging producers to attend a Bovine Johnes Disease (BJD) consultation meeting to be held in Perth this month.
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DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow. DAIRY, livestock, fruit and veg and processed food products exported from the US will be the TPP's big winners, says USDA's Sharon Sydow.
JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry. JERVOIS, SA, has long been known for its ties to dairy farming, but last week the small town witnessed a rarity in the industry.
GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly. GRASSFED beef represents a growing niche market for Aus exports into large US market, where lamb and beef sales have surged significantly.
IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker. IT IS India's time to shine in world grain markets, according to Australian Grains Industry Conference (AGIC) international guest speaker.
IN recent years some of the most staunch livestock farmers have been forced to incorporate a degree of cropping into their business but not the Pearce family at Woogenellup.
2:00 AM IN recent years some of the most staunch livestock farmers have been forced to incorporate a degree of cropping into their business but not the Pearce family at Woogenellup.
WHEN officially opening the Country Women's Assiciation (CWA) of WA's 91st State conference in Dunsborough last week, RSL president Graham Edwards pointed out many similarities between the two organisations.
2:00 AM WHEN officially opening the Country Women's Assiciation (CWA) of WA's 91st State conference in Dunsborough last week, RSL president Graham Edwards pointed out many similarities between...
THE New Holland State Country football side found the going tough against a skilled South Australian side in Mandurah last Saturday in a one-off match between the two States.
2:00 AM THE New Holland State Country football side found the going tough against a skilled South Australian side in Mandurah last Saturday in a one-off match between the two States.
THE 91st Country Women's Association of WA (CWA) conference got straight down to business last week, with the largest ever turn out debating spending initiatives, a container deposit scheme and support for a ban on genetically modified crops.
2:00 AM THE 91st Country Women's Association of WA (CWA) conference got straight down to business last week, with the largest ever turn out debating spending initiatives, a container deposit...
GROWERS from the Hills Orchard Improvement Group (HOIG) have returned from a United States study tour confident that the Mediterranean fruit fly plague damaging local orchards can be brought under control.
1:00 AM GROWERS from the Hills Orchard Improvement Group (HOIG) have returned from a United States study tour confident that the Mediterranean fruit fly plague damaging local orchards can be...
WA's agricultural industry needs to work harder to take advantage of the Asian opportunity on its doorstep or risk missing out, a group of industry leaders told a Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) event last week.
1:00 AM WA's agricultural industry needs to work harder to take advantage of the Asian opportunity on its doorstep or risk missing out, a group of industry leaders told a Committee for Economic...
WHEATBELT farmers are over the moon today after significant rainfall fell throughout the region yesterday and last night.
31 Jul 15 WHEATBELT farmers are over the moon today after significant rainfall fell throughout the region yesterday and last night.
POLITICAL representation in regional areas could suffer if proposed electoral boundaries go ahead according to two Members of Parliament.
31 Jul 15 POLITICAL representation in regional areas could suffer if proposed electoral boundaries go ahead according to two Members of Parliament.
CHILLED lamb could be a further export opportunity into China, according to some WA producers who have just returned from a sheepmeat insights tour.
31 Jul 15 CHILLED lamb could be a further export opportunity into China, according to some WA producers who have just returned from a sheepmeat insights tour.
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DEMAND for WA sheep meat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis.
31 Jul 15 DEMAND for WA sheep meat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis.
THE annual Women, Wellbeing and Wine event hosted by the West Midlands Group last Tuesday was well attended by women from far and wide across the region.
31 Jul 15 THE annual Women, Wellbeing and Wine event hosted by the West Midlands Group last Tuesday was well attended by women from far and wide across the region.
31 Jul 15 BUNGE is on track to receive grain at its new storage sites in the Wheatbelt this harvest, with earthworks underway at its second up-country site near Arthur River.
THE State Government has expanded agricultural training opportunities after launching a new sheep breeding partnership at the Muresk Institute.
30 Jul 15 THE State Government has expanded agricultural training opportunities after launching a new sheep breeding partnership at the Muresk Institute.
THE prospect of the live sheep trade to Iran finally getting off the ground was given a boost this week with Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston meeting with the Iran ambassador to Australia on Tuesday morning.
30 Jul 15 THE prospect of the live sheep trade to Iran finally getting off the ground was given a boost this week with Agriculture and Food Minister Ken Baston meeting with the Iran ambassador to...
IT was a simple matter of economics for Amerillup Pastoral Company, Perillup (west of Mt Barker).
30 Jul 15 IT was a simple matter of economics for Amerillup Pastoral Company, Perillup (west of Mt Barker).
DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis.
30 Jul 15  1 DEMAND for WA sheepmeat is growing faster than supply can meet it, according to Department of Agriculture and Food senior research officer Kimbal Curtis.
WA is one step closer to doubling the State's sheep meat sector by 2025, thanks to the latest joint commitment initiated by the State Government and industry.
30 Jul 15 WA is one step closer to doubling the State's sheep meat sector by 2025, thanks to the latest joint commitment initiated by the State Government and industry.
HAY storage sheds are going up at the new Gilmac Wagin processing site with work on track for hay to be received locally this season.
30 Jul 15 HAY storage sheds are going up at the new Gilmac Wagin processing site with work on track for hay to be received locally this season.
THE Muresk Institute will receive a boost to develop agricultural skills.
29 Jul 15 THE Muresk Institute will receive a boost to develop agricultural skills.
POLICE and other searchers located the wreckage of a helicopter and the body of pilot Ross McDowell at about 3.20pm on Wednesday in remote bushland about 11km north of Roy Hill station.
29 Jul 15 POLICE and other searchers located the wreckage of a helicopter and the body of pilot Ross McDowell at about 3.20pm on Wednesday in remote bushland about 11km north of Roy Hill station.
SALES of WAFarmers' own brand milk have raised more than $100,000 to be ploughed back into helping local farmers, with $25,000 of that quarantined to help dairy farmers.
29 Jul 15 SALES of WAFarmers' own brand milk have raised more than $100,000 to be ploughed back into helping local farmers, with $25,000 of that quarantined to help dairy farmers.
PASTORALISTS gathered in Halls Creek last week to remember pilots who had lost their lives in helicopter accidents on stations across the Kimberley.
29 Jul 15 PASTORALISTS gathered in Halls Creek last week to remember pilots who had lost their lives in helicopter accidents on stations across the Kimberley.
KIMBERLEY icon, the 394,028 hectare Fossil Downs cattle station and pastoral lease held by one family for the past 133 years, is being acquired by Hancock Prospecting headed up by mining magnate Gina Rinehart.
29 Jul 15 KIMBERLEY icon, the 394,028 hectare Fossil Downs cattle station and pastoral lease held by one family for the past 133 years, is being acquired by Hancock Prospecting headed up by mining...
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I have lodged whistleblower material with the Head of Dept of Ag, Head of the MLA, and the Ag
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Jacky- there are 100K- cattle producers alone so there is many many more than that when you
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If there are 100,000 farmers then 48.5% of farmers, are holding cash reserves equivalent to 2- 4
WHEATBELT farmers are over the moon today after significant rainfall fell throughout the region yesterday and last night.31 Jul 15 WHEATBELT farmers are over the moon today after significant rainfall fell throughout the region yesterday and last...
POLITICAL representation in regional areas could suffer if proposed electoral boundaries go ahead according to two Members of Parliament.31 Jul 15 POLITICAL representation in regional areas could suffer if proposed electoral boundaries go ahead according to two...