GRDC warns that divestment cuts deep

THE Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has warned that funding cuts to the Agriculture and Food portfolio could see WA miss out on research dollars if capacity continues to diminish.
THE Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has warned that funding cuts to the Agriculture and Food portfolio could see WA miss out on research dollars if capacity continues to diminish.
THERE is significant potential upside for canola production in WA thanks to developments in genomics and the decreasing cost of advancing genetic technology.
17 Sep 18 THERE is significant potential upside for canola production in WA thanks to developments in genomics and the decreasing cost of advancing genetic technology.
IT’S the old case of ask and you will receive.
DE Engineers principal Kevin Prater put in a request to Brazilian manufacturer Asconelli to develop a 37,000 litre chase bin with a longer auger to reach higher and further.
16 Sep 18 IT’S the old case of ask and you will receive. DE Engineers principal Kevin Prater put in a request to Brazilian manufacturer Asconelli to develop a 37,000 litre chase bin with a longer...
AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
16 Sep 18 AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.
16 Sep 18 MAHINDRA & Mahindra Ltd has announced its new 3650 Power Shuttle tractor is available.
THE WA agriculture industry must do more to promote the science behind genetically modified (GM) produce to ensure the technology realises its potential in the State’s grain industry.
16 Sep 18 THE WA agriculture industry must do more to promote the science behind genetically modified (GM) produce to ensure the technology realises its potential in the State’s grain industry.
15 Sep 18 HARDI Australia has released a new HELLIOS lightweight self-propelled boomsprayer for the Australian market.
ENGLISH tractor manufacturer JCB is always pushing the proverbial envelope to achieve the best out of its machines.
And it’s latest 8000 series Fastrac is a good example of the company’s almost fussy approach to doing things better.
15 Sep 18 ENGLISH tractor manufacturer JCB is always pushing the proverbial envelope to achieve the best out of its machines. And it’s latest 8000 series Fastrac is a good example of the...
WITH weeds costing Australian farmers an estimated $1.5 billion a year in control activities and a further $2.5b a year in lost agricultural production, growers are looking for a way to combat weeds.
15 Sep 18 WITH weeds costing Australian farmers an estimated $1.5 billion a year in control activities and a further $2.5b a year in lost agricultural production, growers are looking for a way to...
WA No-Tillage Farmers Association (WANTFA) held its Canola Spring Field Day last week, coinciding with AusCanola 2018 that was held in Perth.
15 Sep 18 WA No-Tillage Farmers Association (WANTFA) held its Canola Spring Field Day last week, coinciding with AusCanola 2018 that was held in Perth.
A SCLEROTE can survive up to seven years in the soil after it has infected a canola plant, making rotation management a key factor in the prevention of sclerotinia.
15 Sep 18 A SCLEROTE can survive up to seven years in the soil after it has infected a canola plant, making rotation management a key factor in the prevention of sclerotinia.
DESPITE not being from a farming family, Kellerberrin local Courtney Garlett has taken a strong interest in the agricultural community.
15 Sep 18 DESPITE not being from a farming family, Kellerberrin local Courtney Garlett has taken a strong interest in the agricultural community.
WA canola growers can refer to new research to identify the optimum sowing window to maximise crop yields, the AusCanola 2018 conference in Perth was told last week.
14 Sep 18 WA canola growers can refer to new research to identify the optimum sowing window to maximise crop yields, the AusCanola 2018 conference in Perth was told last week.
A NEW tool is available that can help test a range of weed management options for barley grass (Hordeum spp) – a weed which is requiring increasingly strategic and integrated management by grain growers.
14 Sep 18 A NEW tool is available that can help test a range of weed management options for barley grass (Hordeum spp) – a weed which is requiring increasingly strategic and integrated management...
14 Sep 18 KEEPING glyphosate highly effective is the aim of an upcoming glyphosate management workshop at Cascade.
THE CONTROVERSIAL ban on the use of the herbicide glyphosate in South America’s agricultural powerhouse Brazil has been overturned.
14 Sep 18 THE CONTROVERSIAL ban on the use of the herbicide glyphosate in South America’s agricultural powerhouse Brazil has been overturned.
AT a recent Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) workshop I dropped into last month at Mingenew the audience in the paddock was challenged by a machinery salesman.
14 Sep 18 AT a recent Controlled Traffic Farming (CTF) workshop I dropped into last month at Mingenew the audience in the paddock was challenged by a machinery salesman.
FAMILY and friends have nick-named Jamie Nykiel, 22, the ‘sheep queen’ after her studies redirected her from the beach towards the bush.
14 Sep 18 FAMILY and friends have nick-named Jamie Nykiel, 22, the ‘sheep queen’ after her studies redirected her from the beach towards the bush.
WEST Midlands broadacre farmers have struggled to combat weeds this growing season due to sprayers becoming bogged in soggy paddocks or the frequency of showers preventing regular treatment applications.
14 Sep 18 WEST Midlands broadacre farmers have struggled to combat weeds this growing season due to sprayers becoming bogged in soggy paddocks or the frequency of showers preventing regular...
THE CBH shed at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days was packed out last Wednesday afternoon when the Public Silo Trail was officially opened by the State Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
14 Sep 18 THE CBH shed at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days was packed out last Wednesday afternoon when the Public Silo Trail was officially opened by the State Agriculture and Food Minister...
THE 36th annual Newdegate Machinery Field Days, held last week, lived up to its ‘business’ reputation.
14 Sep 18 THE 36th annual Newdegate Machinery Field Days, held last week, lived up to its ‘business’ reputation.
THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy farm near Oakey, Queensland, recently.
12 Sep 18 THERE were plenty of emotional scenes when 78 donated large square hay bales strapped on the back of a B double semi-trailer rumbled up the driveway of Ashley and Wendy Gamble’s dairy...
A VICTORIAN fine wool, August-shorn Poll Merino ram named after tennis legend Rafael Nadal has won the Rabobank supreme Merino ram of the year at the National Merino Sheep Show and Sale.
12 Sep 18 A VICTORIAN fine wool, August-shorn Poll Merino ram named after tennis legend Rafael Nadal has won the Rabobank supreme Merino ram of the year at the National Merino Sheep Show and Sale.
MORE class Merino genetics are heading west after the Mallibee stud, Wannamal, paid $15,000 for a Roseville Park ram last week.
12 Sep 18 MORE class Merino genetics are heading west after the Mallibee stud, Wannamal, paid $15,000 for a Roseville Park ram last week.
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THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than 100,000 hectares of farmland Australia-wide.24 Sep 18 THE Macquarie Group has confirmed it has wrapped up a deal with the Qatari-owned Hassad Food Group to buy more than...
AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.16 Sep 18 AFGRI Equipment has a limited number of new John Deere S700 Series combine harvesters available for this harvest.