Strong demand tipped to continue

SHEEP farmers are expected to enjoy their best farm cash incomes for 20 years this financial year, primarily because of high returns from wool.
SHEEP farmers are expected to enjoy their best farm cash incomes for 20 years this financial year, primarily because of high returns from wool.
EVER since he was a child, 25-year-old Alex Davies had his sights set on being a research agronomist. 
He idolised agronomists for being able to help farmers and fix problems with their soils and crops and aspired to have a job where he could work one-on-one with producers.
16 Apr 18 EVER since he was a child, 25-year-old Alex Davies had his sights set on being a research agronomist. He idolised agronomists for being able to help farmers and fix problems with their...
THE ongoing challenges of retaining staff on WA farms, looking at new ways to address risk management and the latest requirements around farm safety were some of the key topics at the recent Inspire Summit 2018, held at Fremantle.
16 Apr 18 THE ongoing challenges of retaining staff on WA farms, looking at new ways to address risk management and the latest requirements around farm safety were some of the key topics at the...
LAMBEX 2018 has released its program featuring a strong line-up of international and Australian speakers who will present on an array of local and global issues for the sheep and lamb industry.
15 Apr 18 LAMBEX 2018 has released its program featuring a strong line-up of international and Australian speakers who will present on an array of local and global issues for the sheep and lamb...
15 Apr 18 WA buyers were out in force and bid up strongly at the fourth biennial Bundara Downs White Suffolk and Poll Dorset mated ewe sale held late last month at Western Flat, South Australia.
HISTORY was made at last Friday’s Lawsons Angus Albany yearling bull sale when for the first time a Helmsman-style bull sale was conducted completely electronically on the AuctionsPlus system.
15 Apr 18 HISTORY was made at last Friday’s Lawsons Angus Albany yearling bull sale when for the first time a Helmsman-style bull sale was conducted completely electronically on the AuctionsPlus...
AFTER nearly 10 years of prototype testing Belarus is ready to launch a diesel-electric power train for its tractors.
15 Apr 18 AFTER nearly 10 years of prototype testing Belarus is ready to launch a diesel-electric power train for its tractors.
YORK sheep producer Peter Boyle, who supplies more than 25,000 sheep to the live export trade each year, said he was against any move to shut down the trade for two to three months of the year.
15 Apr 18  2 YORK sheep producer Peter Boyle, who supplies more than 25,000 sheep to the live export trade each year, said he was against any move to shut down the trade for two to three months of...
A TOUR to China has given the South East  Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) China a taste of local malt barley export demands.
15 Apr 18 A TOUR to China has given the South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) China a taste of local malt barley export demands.
A FUNGICIDE trace five times the maximum residue limit (MRL) in an Australian barley sample, which triggered a food products recall in Japan, has been described as a “reminder” to the local grain industry of its responsibility.
15 Apr 18 A FUNGICIDE trace five times the maximum residue limit (MRL) in an Australian barley sample, which triggered a food products recall in Japan, has been described as a “reminder” to the...
MELVIN and Lyn Schorer have lambing percentages to die for in a Merino flock.
14 Apr 18 MELVIN and Lyn Schorer have lambing percentages to die for in a Merino flock.
SEASONAL conditions played a role in a subdued sale result at the Pech family’s North Stirling Downs Pty Ltd surplus ewe dispersal held at Tambellup last week.
14 Apr 18 SEASONAL conditions played a role in a subdued sale result at the Pech family’s North Stirling Downs Pty Ltd surplus ewe dispersal held at Tambellup last week.
14 Apr 18 SHEEP farmers across Australia are being sought to supply dung for a trial examining different worm drench resistance test methods.
The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting venue on Saturday night to applaud the pinnacle of Elders Real Estate achievements for the past 12 months.
14 Apr 18 The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting venue on Saturday night to applaud the pinnacle of Elders Real Estate...
FEDERAL Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has made a series of announcements following the 60 Minutes program on Sunday night into the live export sheep deaths that occured in August, 2017
14 Apr 18  1 FEDERAL Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has made a series of announcements following the 60 Minutes program on Sunday night into the live export sheep deaths that occured in...
THE 2018 cropping program is well and truly underway at King Edward Farm, Lake Grace.
14 Apr 18 THE 2018 cropping program is well and truly underway at King Edward Farm, Lake Grace.
THE 2018 season is well underway in some parts of the State with farmers in the Esperance region seeding canola and other areas slowly getting ready.
14 Apr 18 THE 2018 season is well underway in some parts of the State with farmers in the Esperance region seeding canola and other areas slowly getting ready.
LIVE exports from Australia were grounded this week after footage of sheep dying on a boat from Fremantle to the Middle East in August last year were aired on commercial television on Sunday night.
13 Apr 18 LIVE exports from Australia were grounded this week after footage of sheep dying on a boat from Fremantle to the Middle East in August last year were aired on commercial television on...
13 Apr 18 WITH unparalleled size and space, close proximity to a growing Asian middle class, and recent record cattle prices, ‘Developing the North’ has become an economic fixation for policy...
13 Apr 18 SHEEP meat and wool producers “deserve” the record prices they are seeing, according to Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) trade consultant Scott Carmody.
IN spite of the time of year, the general quality of the 1305 cattle penned at the Landmark Boyanup sale last week were outstanding with only the tail end types of lesser quality.
13 Apr 18 IN spite of the time of year, the general quality of the 1305 cattle penned at the Landmark Boyanup sale last week were outstanding with only the tail end types of lesser quality.
POOR returns and frustrating business conditions have convinced Elders to cut its last investment ties with the live export sector in Indonesia, selling its 8200-head feedlot and abattoir, near Jakarta.
13 Apr 18 POOR returns and frustrating business conditions have convinced Elders to cut its last investment ties with the live export sector in Indonesia, selling its 8200-head feedlot and...
13 Apr 18 A CHINESE conglomerate has confirmed itself as a likely long-term shareholder in Australian rural services business, Elders, pushing its ownership stake just above five per cent.
13 Apr 18 LONG-standing farmer disgruntlement over barley standards has again bubbled to the surface, with Grain Producers Australia (GPA) chairman Andrew Weidemann saying a change in the pricing...
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Live export needs to stop now. It's bad enough we're killing these animals, must we also torture
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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
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Good to know that thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal
FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have dried up.20 Apr 18 FARMERS about to spray paddocks prior to sowing this season’s crops may find bargain prices for some herbicides have...
The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting venue on Saturday night to applaud the pinnacle of Elders Real Estate achievements for the past 12 months.14 Apr 18 The rooftop ballroom at Aloft Hotel overlooking Perth city skyline, Optus Stadium and the Swan River was a fitting...