Live trade key concern at NFF roundtables

The State’s farmers have raised their concerns about the future of the live export trade to the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), as the industry’s peak lobby group kicked off its tour of the country to discuss its plans to boost Australian farmgate value to $100 billion.
The State’s farmers have raised their concerns about the future of the live export trade to the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), as the industry’s peak lobby group kicked off its tour of the country to discuss its plans to boost Australian farmgate value to $100 billion.
THE establishment of a compensation scheme for WA growers who suffer financially from contamination caused by genetically modified (GM) grain would create a solution to a problem that does not exist.
14 May 18  1 THE establishment of a compensation scheme for WA growers who suffer financially from contamination caused by genetically modified (GM) grain would create a solution to a problem that...
A NEW opportunity for WA’s up and coming agricultural start-up companies is on the horizon, after the success of the inaugural HARVEST AgTech Accelerator program which wrapped up in Perth recently.
14 May 18 A NEW opportunity for WA’s up and coming agricultural start-up companies is on the horizon, after the success of the inaugural HARVEST AgTech Accelerator program which wrapped up in...
WA’s annual Dairy Innovation Day was the best industry information event in Australia and run for some of the country’s best dairy farmers.
13 May 18 WA’s annual Dairy Innovation Day was the best industry information event in Australia and run for some of the country’s best dairy farmers.
BOYANUP dairy farmer Vic Rodwell is processor Lion Dairy and Drinks’ 2017 Farmer of the Year, judged the best of the company’s 550 milk suppliers around Australia.
13 May 18 BOYANUP dairy farmer Vic Rodwell is processor Lion Dairy and Drinks’ 2017 Farmer of the Year, judged the best of the company’s 550 milk suppliers around Australia.
IN SPITE of prices that mean it cannot fit economically in feed rations, market analysts believe there will be no cooling in old crop barley prices in Australia any time soon.
13 May 18 IN SPITE of prices that mean it cannot fit economically in feed rations, market analysts believe there will be no cooling in old crop barley prices in Australia any time soon.
FERTILISER produced from salt lake brine may in a little over two years replace iron ore as the major bulk commodity carried by rail to Esperance and exported via the port.
13 May 18 FERTILISER produced from salt lake brine may in a little over two years replace iron ore as the major bulk commodity carried by rail to Esperance and exported via the port.
WOOL buyers waiting to pick the bottom of the Australian dollar’s fall against the US dollar, the international wool trading currency, appear to have hit their mark last week.
12 May 18 WOOL buyers waiting to pick the bottom of the Australian dollar’s fall against the US dollar, the international wool trading currency, appear to have hit their mark last week.
Sheep - Wool
JOHN Deere has released a new tillage tool to handle tough soils and heavy crop residues.
12 May 18 JOHN Deere has released a new tillage tool to handle tough soils and heavy crop residues.
LAKE Grace Engineering has signalled its intention to grow its market share of the auger market in WA.
12 May 18 LAKE Grace Engineering has signalled its intention to grow its market share of the auger market in WA.
THE WA Grain industry received its first State Budget boost last week, with the announcement of $24 million in new funding for grains research and development.
12 May 18 THE WA Grain industry received its first State Budget boost last week, with the announcement of $24 million in new funding for grains research and development.
AWB is the latest agribusiness to attempt to provide a form of multi-peril crop insurance (MPCI) to grain growers, releasing what the company said was an industry-first set of products.
12 May 18 AWB is the latest agribusiness to attempt to provide a form of multi-peril crop insurance (MPCI) to grain growers, releasing what the company said was an industry-first set of products.
THE AUSTRALIAN cropping sector has expressed disappointment the European Union (EU) has decided to ban all outdoor usage of neo-nicotinoid insecticides as of the end of the year.
12 May 18 THE AUSTRALIAN cropping sector has expressed disappointment the European Union (EU) has decided to ban all outdoor usage of neo-nicotinoid insecticides as of the end of the year.
A FORECAST rapid reduction of the current WA wool season has been reflected in wool test figures for April.
11 May 18 A FORECAST rapid reduction of the current WA wool season has been reflected in wool test figures for April.
Sheep - Wool
BRUCE Rock-based company Tecfarm has released a controlled traffic (CT) chaff cart in response to farmer demand.
11 May 18 BRUCE Rock-based company Tecfarm has released a controlled traffic (CT) chaff cart in response to farmer demand.
THE GLOBAL wheat market is showing signs of skittishness about the availability of stocks this season, with dryness in Australia, the United States and Russia all causing concern.
11 May 18  1 THE GLOBAL wheat market is showing signs of skittishness about the availability of stocks this season, with dryness in Australia, the United States and Russia all causing concern.
CUTTING edge technology purchased by the Adelaide branch of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF), at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus, will help cut weeks off the process of getting important data relating to plant growth.
11 May 18 CUTTING edge technology purchased by the Adelaide branch of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility (APPF), at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus, will help cut weeks off the...
TWO and a half years ago Borden farmer Jamie Spence didn’t know he would end up taking over the family farm.
11 May 18 TWO and a half years ago Borden farmer Jamie Spence didn’t know he would end up taking over the family farm.
IT IS one thing to achieve self-proclaimed success, quite another when it comes from an independent body.
11 May 18 IT IS one thing to achieve self-proclaimed success, quite another when it comes from an independent body.
CERTAIN people can thrive when being thrown into the deep end and when Steele Hathway started his job at Elders, combined with being “a make things happen sort of person”, he soon found he was one of those people.
11 May 18 CERTAIN people can thrive when being thrown into the deep end and when Steele Hathway started his job at Elders, combined with being “a make things happen sort of person”, he soon found...
While Australia’s agricultural trade with China generally hogs the headlines, the real export money in Asia is actually with our 10 trading partners in the ASEAN group.
10 May 18 While Australia’s agricultural trade with China generally hogs the headlines, the real export money in Asia is actually with our 10 trading partners in the ASEAN group.
LAKE Grace Engineering has confirmed it will be manufacturing the Ajusta-A-Bar disc chain next year.
10 May 18 LAKE Grace Engineering has confirmed it will be manufacturing the Ajusta-A-Bar disc chain next year.
IT has taken a few years, but Beverley/York farmer Duncan Young is now a happier man.
10 May 18 IT has taken a few years, but Beverley/York farmer Duncan Young is now a happier man.
THE West Midlands Group (WMG) has launched a new project that aims to quantify the benefit of soil amelioration practices across all major soil types in the State’s grain growing region.
10 May 18 THE West Midlands Group (WMG) has launched a new project that aims to quantify the benefit of soil amelioration practices across all major soil types in the State’s grain growing region.
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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.4:00 AM 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.4:00 AM MURESK Institute has unveiled WA’s first demonstration SMART Farm at its inaugural Farm Smart Showcase.