Moora marches on!

THERE was plenty of noise in the Perth CBD early last week as hundreds of protesters and a convoy of trucks descended on State Parliament in a bid to reverse the McGowan government’s decision to close the only country boarding facility between Perth and Geraldton.
THERE was plenty of noise in the Perth CBD early last week as hundreds of protesters and a convoy of trucks descended on State Parliament in a bid to reverse the McGowan government’s decision to close the only country boarding facility between Perth and Geraldton.
22 Mar 18  1 THE Healthy Soils, Healthy Communities conference at the Fremantle Sailing Club recently looked into the future of agriculture and the public food system.
THE record 85 million tonne wheat harvest achieved in Russia last season will become the normal production rate from the region in 10 years’ time.
22 Mar 18 THE record 85 million tonne wheat harvest achieved in Russia last season will become the normal production rate from the region in 10 years’ time.
A PREMIUM Sulphate of Potash (SoP) fertiliser comprising 51-52 per cent potassium oxide with less than 0.5pc chloride and insoluble material is the aim of one of two companies working to produce SoP locally from next year.
15 Mar 18 A PREMIUM Sulphate of Potash (SoP) fertiliser comprising 51-52 per cent potassium oxide with less than 0.5pc chloride and insoluble material is the aim of one of two companies working to...
15 Mar 18 “MOST of us have these devices, what could this device possibly tell you while you are wondering around observing and making agronomic recommendations about the status of that paddock...
PASSION and drive, coupled with extensive industry experience, has given Clint Wardle solid grounding for his recent appointment as Westcoast Wool & Livestock representative for Kojonup and the Great Southern.
14 Mar 18 PASSION and drive, coupled with extensive industry experience, has given Clint Wardle solid grounding for his recent appointment as Westcoast Wool & Livestock representative for Kojonup...
VENDORS and buyers celebrated the 30th birthday of the Gingin Bull Sale last week with prices reaching a high of $17,000 for a Black Tara Angus bull.
14 Mar 18 VENDORS and buyers celebrated the 30th birthday of the Gingin Bull Sale last week with prices reaching a high of $17,000 for a Black Tara Angus bull.
FORMER farmer Rod Ash has been appointed branch manager at Perkins Farm Machinery Centre, Northam.
14 Mar 18 FORMER farmer Rod Ash has been appointed branch manager at Perkins Farm Machinery Centre, Northam.
WA farmers would be facing an “uphill” battle against changes to the Animal Welfare Act, according to WAFarmers Livestock Section president David Slade.
14 Mar 18 WA farmers would be facing an “uphill” battle against changes to the Animal Welfare Act, according to WAFarmers Livestock Section president David Slade.
14 Mar 18 GENE manipulation and development was a major talking point for the first day of the Grains Research and Development Corporation Grains Research Update, Perth last week, as the future of...
THE topic of fertiliser decisions after dry and low-yielding years was presented by Summit Fertilizers research manager Mark Gherardi at the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s Research Updates, Perth, last week.
14 Mar 18 THE topic of fertiliser decisions after dry and low-yielding years was presented by Summit Fertilizers research manager Mark Gherardi at the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s...
13 Mar 18 THE benefit of using estimated breeding values (EBVs) as part of the beef cattle selection process was highlighted to producers at a beef cattle field day run by WA Santa Gertrudis...
Cattle - Beef
THE benefit of using estimated breeding values (EBVs) as part of the beef cattle selection process was highlighted to producers at a beef cattle field day run by WA Santa Gertrudis breeders at Cundarra, Gingin, recently.
13 Mar 18 THE benefit of using estimated breeding values (EBVs) as part of the beef cattle selection process was highlighted to producers at a beef cattle field day run by WA Santa Gertrudis...
Cattle - Beef
A LARGE mixed offering of cattle attracted a gallery of buyers to last Friday’s Landmark store cattle sale at Boyanup.
13 Mar 18 A LARGE mixed offering of cattle attracted a gallery of buyers to last Friday’s Landmark store cattle sale at Boyanup.
Cattle - Beef
WESTERN Australian farmers, particularly those with sheep and grain enterprises, are the most positive in Australia about their immediate outlook, a national survey has found.
13 Mar 18 WESTERN Australian farmers, particularly those with sheep and grain enterprises, are the most positive in Australia about their immediate outlook, a national survey has found.
THE Hilton Food Group (HFG) will take full operational control of the Bunbury Meat Centre from July 1, after HFG and Woolworths Group LTD announced an agreement to restructure their Australian meat processing joint venture.
13 Mar 18 THE Hilton Food Group (HFG) will take full operational control of the Bunbury Meat Centre from July 1, after HFG and Woolworths Group LTD announced an agreement to restructure their...
OAT Tips and Tricks for 2018 were presented at the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s, Research Updates, Perth, last week by Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) researcher Georgie Troup.
13 Mar 18 OAT Tips and Tricks for 2018 were presented at the Grains Research and Development Corporation’s, Research Updates, Perth, last week by Department of Primary Industries and Regional...
STATE politicians have created unnecessary conflict between WA’s genetically modified (GM) and non-GM growers by supporting an inquiry investigating contamination compensation, according to CropLife Australia boss Matthew Cossey.
13 Mar 18  2 STATE politicians have created unnecessary conflict between WA’s genetically modified (GM) and non-GM growers by supporting an inquiry investigating contamination compensation, according...
12 Mar 18 SINCE the start of the year shipping wethers have seen strong prices and at the end of January, early February, they topped last year’s high to reach $125 per head, according to market...
BUYERS will be spoilt for choice at this month’s Elders Boyanup store sale when a quality line-up of store cattle goes under the hammer.
12 Mar 18 BUYERS will be spoilt for choice at this month’s Elders Boyanup store sale when a quality line-up of store cattle goes under the hammer.
WILD dogs are ravaging sheep inside the State Barrier Fence due to holes in its defence.
12 Mar 18 WILD dogs are ravaging sheep inside the State Barrier Fence due to holes in its defence.
POLICE have stepped up monitoring for suspicious vehicles in the South West and farmers are installing cameras on entry points after another livestock theft was reported in Gnowangerup last week.
12 Mar 18 POLICE have stepped up monitoring for suspicious vehicles in the South West and farmers are installing cameras on entry points after another livestock theft was reported in Gnowangerup...
VETERINARY science seems like the perfect career choice for 22-year-old young gun Bridie Luers who has always had a passion for animals, growing up on her family’s farm at Kellerberrin.
12 Mar 18 VETERINARY science seems like the perfect career choice for 22-year-old young gun Bridie Luers who has always had a passion for animals, growing up on her family’s farm at Kellerberrin.
SNAIL talk hit home for South Stirlings farmer Scott Smith after small pointed snails caused major crop damage.
12 Mar 18 SNAIL talk hit home for South Stirlings farmer Scott Smith after small pointed snails caused major crop damage.
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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
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Good to know thousands of caring people in all walks of life oppose the cruel live animal trade.
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...