Award recognises rural job shortage work

A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been named runner up in the national Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award.
A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been named runner up in the national Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award.
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JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers. JOHN Deere has released an 800 Series mower-conditioner plus three new 400 Series fixed chamber round balers.
AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working. AUSTRALIAN Wool Innovation says a recent survey of landholders shows its community wild dog control program is working.
THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today. THE federal government’s green paper on the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper will be discussed in cabinet today.
AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap. AUSTRALIAN growers are expecting a solid 2014-15 Australian oilseed crop, according to the latest NAB wrap.
THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity auction finished late last week.
About 20 participants, including a handful of new entrants, competed in a blind auction to secure their share of CBH's 14.1 million tonnes of shipping capacity across the State's four port terminals.
2:00 AM THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity auction finished late last week. About 20 participants, including a handful...
GROWERS in the Corrigin region are looking forward to capitalising on advantageous growing conditions this season, although yield potential varies greatly within the region.
2:00 AM GROWERS in the Corrigin region are looking forward to capitalising on advantageous growing conditions this season, although yield potential varies greatly within the region.
UNDER grey skies, it was a day when a black mark meant nothing but positives...when a black steer put its best foot forward for a super cause, the Black Dog Ride.
30 Sep 14  1 UNDER grey skies, it was a day when a black mark meant nothing but positives...when a black steer put its best foot forward for a super cause, the Black Dog Ride.
THE WA sheep industry has thrown its support behind the Legend Lambs food drive, aimed to add protein to the diets of the needy.
30 Sep 14 THE WA sheep industry has thrown its support behind the Legend Lambs food drive, aimed to add protein to the diets of the needy.
DAIRY farmers using a partially mixed ration (PMR) feeding system might not be getting best bang for their buck.
29 Sep 14 DAIRY farmers using a partially mixed ration (PMR) feeding system might not be getting best bang for their buck.
THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) is undertaking an organisational restructure.
29 Sep 14  1 THE Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) is undertaking an organisational restructure.
DAIRY cow diet and cost management tool Rumen8 has received a much-needed update and is free to the public following support from Western Dairy.
The computer program will make it easier to design a diet and ensure dietary needs are met and for the best price.
28 Sep 14 DAIRY cow diet and cost management tool Rumen8 has received a much-needed update and is free to the public following support from Western Dairy. The computer program will make it easier...
WELLARD has announced a deal with Progressive Supa IGA stores, which will see it offer lamb processed at its Beaufort River Meats (BRM) abattoir to the WA retail market for the first time.
28 Sep 14 WELLARD has announced a deal with Progressive Supa IGA stores, which will see it offer lamb processed at its Beaufort River Meats (BRM) abattoir to the WA retail market for the first time.
WESTERN Dairy welcomed a group of 85 attendees to its Spring Field Day amid perfect weather for cutting hay.
The field day featured a range of presentations covering everything from nutrition and fertilising to new on-farm technology and culminated with the appointment of a new director at the annual general meeting.
27 Sep 14 WESTERN Dairy welcomed a group of 85 attendees to its Spring Field Day amid perfect weather for cutting hay. The field day featured a range of presentations covering everything from...
A NEW agricultural diploma should be
27 Sep 14 A NEW agricultural diploma should be "only the start" of efforts to cater for an industry knowledge gap in mechanisation, said Farm Machinery and Industry Association executive officer...
GROWERS in the Geraldton Port Zone will be able to deliver Litmus barley as malt this harvest as part of an InterGrain market development program, but the future of the variety remains in question following the detection of blue aleurone gene earlier this year.
27 Sep 14 GROWERS in the Geraldton Port Zone will be able to deliver Litmus barley as malt this harvest as part of an InterGrain market development program, but the future of the variety remains...
WA growers are set to benefit from a landmark agreement between the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) and China's Academy of State Administration of Grain (ASAG). 
Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two agencies in China last week as part of a trade mission to the country.
27 Sep 14 WA growers are set to benefit from a landmark agreement between the Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) and China's Academy of State Administration of Grain (ASAG)....
THERE is growing concern that a lack of funding will not allow WA a seat at the table of a national group formed to address the wild dog problem across Australia.
27 Sep 14 THERE is growing concern that a lack of funding will not allow WA a seat at the table of a national group formed to address the wild dog problem across Australia.
ALLOCATION of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done and dusted after CBH's capacity auction finished late yesterday.
26 Sep 14 ALLOCATION of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done and dusted after CBH's capacity auction finished late yesterday.
CBH has welcomed the public release of the Economic Regulation Authority's (ERA) redacted version of its determination of costs for certain routes on the Brookfield Rail network, saying it will increase the level of transparency around costs associated with the operation of the grain freight rail network.
26 Sep 14 CBH has welcomed the public release of the Economic Regulation Authority's (ERA) redacted version of its determination of costs for certain routes on the Brookfield Rail network, saying...
BUNGE Australia will aim to provide a competitive and straight forward link to global markets and add value to farm businesses in the process according to Bunge Limited chief executive officer Soren Schroder.
26 Sep 14  9 BUNGE Australia will aim to provide a competitive and straight forward link to global markets and add value to farm businesses in the process according to Bunge Limited chief executive... | Bunge's southern port plans  | Port code co-op exemption... 
WA'S farm lobby groups are eager to see the results of the industry-led initiative to bring government and industry representatives together from both China and Australia to strengthen trade ties.
26 Sep 14 WA'S farm lobby groups are eager to see the results of the industry-led initiative to bring government and industry representatives together from both China and Australia to strengthen...
PLAYERS in the WA grain space are competing to sure up their share of the State's shipping stem for the 2014/15 harvest period at auction this week.
25 Sep 14 PLAYERS in the WA grain space are competing to sure up their share of the State's shipping stem for the 2014/15 harvest period at auction this week.
A CONTINGENT of local MPs will witness first-hand recreational hunting systems operating on public lands in the Eastern States, as they move closer to deciding if a similar system would work in WA.
25 Sep 14 A CONTINGENT of local MPs will witness first-hand recreational hunting systems operating on public lands in the Eastern States, as they move closer to deciding if a similar system would...
A FUNDING commitment from the State Government into road infrastructure in the West Arthur Shire has fuelled speculation about Bunge Australia's intentions to invest in up-country storage in the region.
25 Sep 14  1 A FUNDING commitment from the State Government into road infrastructure in the West Arthur Shire has fuelled speculation about Bunge Australia's intentions to invest in up-country...
THE large Lactanz Dairy operation in Scott River is again on the market, with foreign investors being courted as potential buyers.
Serious investors from Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and mainland China have visited WA to inspect the dairy with new selling agent CBRE Agribusiness conducting site tours and presentations.
25 Sep 14  1 THE large Lactanz Dairy operation in Scott River is again on the market, with foreign investors being courted as potential buyers. Serious investors from Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan,...
BROOKFIELD Rail says it and grain handler CBH are working well together to move the majority of grain on rail in WA.
25 Sep 14 BROOKFIELD Rail says it and grain handler CBH are working well together to move the majority of grain on rail in WA.
DESPITE an unprecedented early start to the 2014/15 harvest period in the north following a dry warm winter, CBH Geraldton Zone manager Duncan Gray says CBH is more than ready to take in the new crop.
24 Sep 14 DESPITE an unprecedented early start to the 2014/15 harvest period in the north following a dry warm winter, CBH Geraldton Zone manager Duncan Gray says CBH is more than ready to take in... | Wheat production to drop: ABARES  | Muddy finish to huge US growing... 
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A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been named runner up in the national Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women's Award.2:00 AM A WA woman who has made it her mission to ensure the agricultural sector can attract and retain employees, has been...
THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity auction finished late last week.
About 20 participants, including a handful of new entrants, competed in a blind auction to secure their share of CBH's 14.1 million tonnes of shipping capacity across the State's four port terminals.2:00 AM THE allocation of the State's grain shipping stem for the 2014/15 season is all but done after CBH's capacity...