Status quo tipped for wool production

WOOL production this season is forecast to be the same as revised estimates for 2015-16 despite an expected drop in shorn-sheep numbers.
WOOL production this season is forecast to be the same as revised estimates for 2015-16 despite an expected drop in shorn-sheep numbers.
30 Aug 16 THE Kimberley Agricultural Investment company plans to move into cotton and grain, as further scale proves difficult to acquire and sorghum prices remain flat.
CROP monitoring will be imperative for grain growers this spring, with heightened activity forecast for aphids throughout the agricultural region.
30 Aug 16 CROP monitoring will be imperative for grain growers this spring, with heightened activity forecast for aphids throughout the agricultural region.
IF you want to know how a machine really performs, ask a contractor.
29 Aug 16 IF you want to know how a machine really performs, ask a contractor.
A MID West farmer with a passion for sustainable, progressive agriculture has been named as Rural Ambassador of the Year by the Royal Agricultural Society of WA.
29 Aug 16 A MID West farmer with a passion for sustainable, progressive agriculture has been named as Rural Ambassador of the Year by the Royal Agricultural Society of WA.
THE Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls said new regional infrustructure spending and the privatisations of the TAB and Fremantle Port are top of the agenda in his new role.
29 Aug 16 THE Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls said new regional infrustructure spending and the privatisations of the TAB and Fremantle Port are top of the agenda in his new role.
UDON noodles grown from WA noodle wheat were on the menu when leading chefs were part of an Intergrain cooking school two weeks ago.
29 Aug 16 UDON noodles grown from WA noodle wheat were on the menu when leading chefs were part of an Intergrain cooking school two weeks ago.
S. Kidman & Co managing director Greg Campbell and a major shareholder Will Abel-Smith have called for common sense in the sale of the giant pastoral company's holdings.
28 Aug 16  1 S. Kidman & Co managing director Greg Campbell and a major shareholder Will Abel-Smith have called for common sense in the sale of the giant pastoral company's holdings.
MOVES into garment manufacture by vertically-integrated broker Australian Wool Network (AWN) will open up new markets for WA woolgrowers before the end of this season.
28 Aug 16 MOVES into garment manufacture by vertically-integrated broker Australian Wool Network (AWN) will open up new markets for WA woolgrowers before the end of this season.
Sheep - Wool
WA College of Agriculture, Denmark, will
28 Aug 16 WA College of Agriculture, Denmark, will "leap to the front" of dairy industry training with the launch of its robotic dairy at an open day on Saturday, September 3.
A BOUTIQUE backyard Gelato maker has claimed a top award at the 2016 Perth Royal Dairy Show.
27 Aug 16 A BOUTIQUE backyard Gelato maker has claimed a top award at the 2016 Perth Royal Dairy Show.
THE question of
27 Aug 16 THE question of "who you feed - closing the gap between farmers and consumers" was the theme of the Farmanco conference last week.
WHILE Australia continues to receive a top report card for its compliance with maximum residue levels (MRL), the unregistered use of glyphosate in barley still remains a hot issue for both growers and exporters.
27 Aug 16 WHILE Australia continues to receive a top report card for its compliance with maximum residue levels (MRL), the unregistered use of glyphosate in barley still remains a hot issue for...
COLLABORATION was the key theme at the Grower Group Alliance (GGA) conference held in Perth last week.
27 Aug 16 COLLABORATION was the key theme at the Grower Group Alliance (GGA) conference held in Perth last week.
CATTLE producers in the Denmark, Walpole, Scott River, Capel and east of Albany areas have seen increased levels of bovine anaemia and theileria in cattle herds.
26 Aug 16 CATTLE producers in the Denmark, Walpole, Scott River, Capel and east of Albany areas have seen increased levels of bovine anaemia and theileria in cattle herds.
THE draft Land Administration Amendment Bill has been scrapped, after the failure of almost a year of negotiations between the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) and the Lands Department.
26 Aug 16  1 THE draft Land Administration Amendment Bill has been scrapped, after the failure of almost a year of negotiations between the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) and the Lands...
RESTORED The Nationals WA leader and Pilbara MP Brendon Grylls said his mining tax proposal would provide a new revenue source which could keep the party's $350 million Seizing the Opportunity in Agriculture initiative alive after next year's election.
26 Aug 16 RESTORED The Nationals WA leader and Pilbara MP Brendon Grylls said his mining tax proposal would provide a new revenue source which could keep the party's $350 million Seizing the...
YUNA Farm Improvement Group (YFIG) was awarded the Grower Group Alliance (GGA) Excellence Award at this year's GGA conference in Perth last week.
26 Aug 16 YUNA Farm Improvement Group (YFIG) was awarded the Grower Group Alliance (GGA) Excellence Award at this year's GGA conference in Perth last week.
ADAPTABILITY appears to be the difference between WA's top 25 per cent of broadacre farmers and the rest.
25 Aug 16 ADAPTABILITY appears to be the difference between WA's top 25 per cent of broadacre farmers and the rest.
SHIRES in the eastern Wheatbelt and South West could be at risk of significant locust infestations this spring.
24 Aug 16 SHIRES in the eastern Wheatbelt and South West could be at risk of significant locust infestations this spring.
INTERNATIONAL investments create more opportunities for local family farms, according to The Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls.
24 Aug 16  1 INTERNATIONAL investments create more opportunities for local family farms, according to The Nationals WA leader Brendon Grylls.
GENETIC advancement by WA Merino breeders has been rewarded with major interest from local, interstate and international buyers.
24 Aug 16 GENETIC advancement by WA Merino breeders has been rewarded with major interest from local, interstate and international buyers.
WHEN Milne AgriGroup (MAG) managing director Graham Laitt delivered the 24th Muresk Lecture last week he revealed that he could well be the accidental entrepreneur.
22 Aug 16 WHEN Milne AgriGroup (MAG) managing director Graham Laitt delivered the 24th Muresk Lecture last week he revealed that he could well be the accidental entrepreneur.
AS the bridge between city and country folk gets wider Guy Coleman is determined to reconnect the consumer and the farmer.
22 Aug 16 AS the bridge between city and country folk gets wider Guy Coleman is determined to reconnect the consumer and the farmer.
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This inquiry looks at laws & markets, not science. Yet CropDeath bleats that GM-free advocates
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could you briefly explain zero till is with or without previous bulk of wheat/paddy straw? we
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"the way I look at it good welfare normally means good profitability and good production and if
A MID West farmer with a passion for sustainable, progressive agriculture has been named as Rural Ambassador of the Year by the Royal Agricultural Society of WA.
29 Aug 16 A MID West farmer with a passion for sustainable, progressive agriculture has been named as Rural Ambassador of the...
ADAPTABILITY appears to be the difference between WA's top 25 per cent of broadacre farmers and the rest.25 Aug 16 ADAPTABILITY appears to be the difference between WA's top 25 per cent of broadacre farmers and the rest.