Esperance farmer takes first Steiger CVT

ESPERANCE farmer George Hulm recently became Australia’s first owner of a Case IH Steiger 500 CVT Quadtrac tractor.
Mr Hulm farms a total of 4040 hectares (10,000 acres), producing wheat, barley, canola and peas.
ESPERANCE farmer George Hulm recently became Australia’s first owner of a Case IH Steiger 500 CVT Quadtrac tractor. Mr Hulm farms a total of 4040 hectares (10,000 acres), producing wheat, barley, canola and peas.
ANOTHER breakthrough for breeding drought-tolerant wheat by researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA) will improve yield in dryland agriculture.
26 May 18 ANOTHER breakthrough for breeding drought-tolerant wheat by researchers from The University of Western Australia (UWA) will improve yield in dryland agriculture.
IT was recently announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget that $160 million would be invested in the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS).
26 May 18 IT was recently announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget that $160 million would be invested in the Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS).
IT was a big and ironic ‘welcome to farming’ when Mitch Mouritz came home from school in 2004 to start his career on the family farm.
26 May 18 IT was a big and ironic ‘welcome to farming’ when Mitch Mouritz came home from school in 2004 to start his career on the family farm.
ONLY a handful of beef studs have opted to invest in obtaining the highest assurance level under the new framework for managing Johne’s disease.
25 May 18 ONLY a handful of beef studs have opted to invest in obtaining the highest assurance level under the new framework for managing Johne’s disease.
The Federal Government has announced tougher penalties for live exporters who breach animal welfare standards.
25 May 18 The Federal Government has announced tougher penalties for live exporters who breach animal welfare standards.
The $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture is to be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry.
25 May 18 The $2.3 trillion Australian superannuation industry’s apparent extreme lack of interest in investing in agriculture is to be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry.
Bentley residents are now being asked to help prevent the potential spread of the destructive pest, Queensland fruit fly (Qfly).
23 May 18 Bentley residents are now being asked to help prevent the potential spread of the destructive pest, Queensland fruit fly (Qfly).
TAIWAN could emerge as a significant market for Australian wheat, as awareness of the quality of local grain grows among local flour millers.
23 May 18 TAIWAN could emerge as a significant market for Australian wheat, as awareness of the quality of local grain grows among local flour millers.
A CALL for a new round of research projects to benefit WA grain growers has been made by the Council of Grain Grower Organisations (COGGO).
23 May 18 A CALL for a new round of research projects to benefit WA grain growers has been made by the Council of Grain Grower Organisations (COGGO).
IN SPITE of the rapidly accelerating Australian domestic prices for grain, Aussie wheat remains relatively competitive on the international stage.
23 May 18 IN SPITE of the rapidly accelerating Australian domestic prices for grain, Aussie wheat remains relatively competitive on the international stage.
WITH the drop in feeder prices being matched by rising grain costs, it appears the desire to retain valuable export orders is dominating the cattle-on-feed story.
22 May 18 WITH the drop in feeder prices being matched by rising grain costs, it appears the desire to retain valuable export orders is dominating the cattle-on-feed story.
Liberal MP Sussan Ley looks unlikely to have the numbers to be successful in her bid to ban the live sheep trade with at least one crucial crossbencher ruling out his support for her private members bill.
22 May 18 Liberal MP Sussan Ley looks unlikely to have the numbers to be successful in her bid to ban the live sheep trade with at least one crucial crossbencher ruling out his support for her...
LAKE Grace farmers Kael and Ashton Gray put a new Equalizer VX model through its paces recently sowing vetch and oats before starting their main cropping program.
22 May 18 LAKE Grace farmers Kael and Ashton Gray put a new Equalizer VX model through its paces recently sowing vetch and oats before starting their main cropping program.
The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association says the Government’s response to the McCarthy Review falls short, failing to guarantee stronger animal welfare provisions on live sheep voyages to the Middle East.
21 May 18 The peak body for veterinarians, the Australian Veterinary Association says the Government’s response to the McCarthy Review falls short, failing to guarantee stronger animal welfare...
A former federal minister has compared her push to ban live sheep exports to attempts to secure same-sex marriage through parliament.
21 May 18 A former federal minister has compared her push to ban live sheep exports to attempts to secure same-sex marriage through parliament.
21 May 18 WESTERN AUSTRALIA led Australia’s wool markets into historic record territory recently with the Western Indicator (WI) becoming the first Australian regional wool market indicator to...
Sheep - Wool
FEW growers know HARDI’s RUBICON 9000 self-propelled boomsprayer better than Matt Davies, who farms north of Pooncarie on the lower Darling River, New South Wales.
21 May 18 FEW growers know HARDI’s RUBICON 9000 self-propelled boomsprayer better than Matt Davies, who farms north of Pooncarie on the lower Darling River, New South Wales.
IT’S always a bonus when you can accomplish multiple jobs with one pass.
21 May 18 IT’S always a bonus when you can accomplish multiple jobs with one pass.
20 May 18 TWO pastoral leases have come up for grabs after BHP Billiton moved to sublease its East Pilbara, Ethel Creek and Marillana stations.
WORKING six hours without a re-fill almost completes the story before it starts.
20 May 18 WORKING six hours without a re-fill almost completes the story before it starts.
ALBANY hemp grower David Hiscox believes he has finally found a passion for farming after being involved in the industry when he was raised at Bencubbin.
20 May 18 ALBANY hemp grower David Hiscox believes he has finally found a passion for farming after being involved in the industry when he was raised at Bencubbin.
KEEP calm and get pregnant.
That’s the advice from a study published by The University of Western Australia (UWA) after researching the reproductive outcomes of 200 Merino ewes known to have either a calm or a nervous temperament.
19 May 18 KEEP calm and get pregnant. That’s the advice from a study published by The University of Western Australia (UWA) after researching the reproductive outcomes of 200 Merino ewes known to...
RABBIT populations in the Wheatbelt and across the South West could be reduced by around 40 per cent in coming weeks as the calicivirus (Korean variant – RHDV1 K5) is released throughout the region.
19 May 18 RABBIT populations in the Wheatbelt and across the South West could be reduced by around 40 per cent in coming weeks as the calicivirus (Korean variant – RHDV1 K5) is released throughout...
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The government declared they would not act in an emotional manner and would listen to the
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Seems that many farmers will try to defend the live export of their animals - despite the
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The Live Export Industry will receive a warning from the Minister from Agriculture, a real tough
DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater understanding of what farmers need to enhance their businesses.21 Jun 18 DESPITE big advances in agricultural technology, more conversation is needed for ag-tech experts to gain a greater...
MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.21 Jun 18 MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.