All onwards for Harley’s farming ambition

WITH a drive for hard work and responsibility, Harley Pittard has finally made his way up the ‘farming food chain’.
WITH a drive for hard work and responsibility, Harley Pittard has finally made his way up the ‘farming food chain’.
EXCITING times are on the horizon for young gun Braden Hayes as his final semester of university is about to wrap up with a job prospect already in sight.
9:30 AM EXCITING times are on the horizon for young gun Braden Hayes as his final semester of university is about to wrap up with a job prospect already in sight.
POSTGRADUATE Yaseen Khalil, from The University of WA’s (UWA) School of Agriculture and Environment presented the findings of his thesis, on interaction of pre-emergent herbicides and crop residues in WA’s no-tillage systems, at the Institute of Agriculture’s Frontiers in Agriculture showcase recently.
9:27 AM POSTGRADUATE Yaseen Khalil, from The University of WA’s (UWA) School of Agriculture and Environment presented the findings of his thesis, on interaction of pre-emergent herbicides and...
TWO mining leases granted two weeks ago have firmed up an 18-month time frame for a start to local production of premium Sulphate of Potash (SoP) fertiliser.
18 Jun 18 TWO mining leases granted two weeks ago have firmed up an 18-month time frame for a start to local production of premium Sulphate of Potash (SoP) fertiliser.
A RECORD 1.6 million hectares of barley is tipped to be planted in WA this season, as market and seasonal conditions prompt growers to replace canola with the well-priced cereal crop.
18 Jun 18 A RECORD 1.6 million hectares of barley is tipped to be planted in WA this season, as market and seasonal conditions prompt growers to replace canola with the well-priced cereal crop.
IT’S been a welcoming wet start for growers across the State with significant rain events over the past three weeks.
18 Jun 18 IT’S been a welcoming wet start for growers across the State with significant rain events over the past three weeks.
CHINESE customers are due to receive 250 tonnes of WA-grown field peas this week, after the first commercial containerised shipment of grain was exported out of Esperance
18 Jun 18 CHINESE customers are due to receive 250 tonnes of WA-grown field peas this week, after the first commercial containerised shipment of grain was exported out of Esperance
LIVESTOCK producers can expect to be randomly selected for their Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) audit from July 2018, when the first of about 2000 random on-farm audits will be carried out nationally.
15 Jun 18 LIVESTOCK producers can expect to be randomly selected for their Livestock Production Assurance (LPA) audit from July 2018, when the first of about 2000 random on-farm audits will be...
IT’S the end of the line for the Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) project and the Sheep Alliance of WA (SAWA) after four years of State government funding dries up at the end of June.
15 Jun 18 IT’S the end of the line for the Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) project and the Sheep Alliance of WA (SAWA) after four years of State government funding dries up at the end of...
THERE’s more at stake with the banning of live sheep exports than what politicians and city dwellers think, according to the WA Grains Group (WAGG).
15 Jun 18  1 THERE’s more at stake with the banning of live sheep exports than what politicians and city dwellers think, according to the WA Grains Group (WAGG).
A WILD dog has been shot after terrorising sheep flocks during the start of the lambing season north of Moora.
15 Jun 18 A WILD dog has been shot after terrorising sheep flocks during the start of the lambing season north of Moora.
Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
13 Jun 18 Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
EMANUEL Exports has confirmed it is one of a “number of entities” the Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DWAR) is investigating over alleged criminal activity in the live export trade.
12 Jun 18  3 EMANUEL Exports has confirmed it is one of a “number of entities” the Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DWAR) is investigating over alleged criminal activity in the...
BA GROUP of WA farmers have been conducting a letter campaign to preserve and defend the live export trade.
12 Jun 18  3 BA GROUP of WA farmers have been conducting a letter campaign to preserve and defend the live export trade.
FOURTH-generation Woodanilling woolgrower Des Shackley has no plans to follow a neighbour’s lead and sell the woolshed.
12 Jun 18 FOURTH-generation Woodanilling woolgrower Des Shackley has no plans to follow a neighbour’s lead and sell the woolshed.
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WILD dog numbers in the eastern Wheatbelt have been dramatically reduced after years of co-ordinated control methods, according to Southern Cross sheep producer Ron Burro.
11 Jun 18 WILD dog numbers in the eastern Wheatbelt have been dramatically reduced after years of co-ordinated control methods, according to Southern Cross sheep producer Ron Burro.
AUSTRALIA is increasingly becoming a world testing site for Morris Industries’ ground-engaging implements and a strong team from the North American manufacturer recently traversed the country, visiting its national distributor, dealers and farmers.
11 Jun 18 AUSTRALIA is increasingly becoming a world testing site for Morris Industries’ ground-engaging implements and a strong team from the North American manufacturer recently traversed the...
THE next LiveCorp shipboard stockpersons’ training course will be held in Fremantle from July 3 to July 6.
11 Jun 18 THE next LiveCorp shipboard stockpersons’ training course will be held in Fremantle from July 3 to July 6.
THE recent sale of a Munda Reds Droughtmaster bull for $30,000 has set what is believed to be a new record price for a Bos indicus bull sold in WA.
11 Jun 18 THE recent sale of a Munda Reds Droughtmaster bull for $30,000 has set what is believed to be a new record price for a Bos indicus bull sold in WA.
GOOMALLING wool grower Des Haywood is a humble bloke, but he’s the first to declare sheep have got him to where he is today.
11 Jun 18 GOOMALLING wool grower Des Haywood is a humble bloke, but he’s the first to declare sheep have got him to where he is today.
INCREASING farm productivity has been about getting things right from the soil up for cropping farmers, Greg and Kelly Waddell.
10 Jun 18 INCREASING farm productivity has been about getting things right from the soil up for cropping farmers, Greg and Kelly Waddell.
Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
10 Jun 18 Modern day shepherd and acclaimed author from the Lake District in Northern England, James Rebanks, will be a key note speaker at LambEx 2018 in Perth from August 5-7.
HARDI named its big RUBICON SP sprayer after Julius Caesar’s famous point of no return. And now a growing number of WA growers are making their own decisive move to the game-changing self-propelled machine.
10 Jun 18 HARDI named its big RUBICON SP sprayer after Julius Caesar’s famous point of no return. And now a growing number of WA growers are making their own decisive move to the game-changing...
NOT many real estate agents can just drop into their client’s home for a cup of coffee that is located within the vast Gascoyne region, or even the remote Pilbara or isolated Kimberley.
10 Jun 18 NOT many real estate agents can just drop into their client’s home for a cup of coffee that is located within the vast Gascoyne region, or even the remote Pilbara or isolated Kimberley.
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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
Farmers and agricultural stakeholders can find out more about opportunities to generate energy from farm business waste to provide a new income stream or reduce running costs, and help regional communities to solve waste issues.01 Jun 18 Farmers and agricultural stakeholders can find out more about opportunities to generate energy from farm business...
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...