Oat demand up and China market to open

WA OAT growers are in for a win with high demand for the cereal crop pushing up domestic prices due to dry seasonal conditions and the need for livestock feed.
WA OAT growers are in for a win with high demand for the cereal crop pushing up domestic prices due to dry seasonal conditions and the need for livestock feed.
05 Jun 18 IN SPITE of the rapidly accelerating Australian domestic prices for grain, Australian wheat remains relatively competitive on the international stage.
05 Jun 18 THE nationwide shortage of hybrid canola seed has seen farmers get creative in order to get their preferred varieties in the ground.
04 Jun 18 WA growers could benefit from promising research into a cost-effective seed coating technology which has the potential to boost cereal crop germination rates in water repellent soils.
A PRODUCT devised in Sweden as a means of controlling problem weeds in organic cropping systems, has shown promise as a weed control tool in conventional farming as well, in particular for farmers with problems with herbicide resistant weeds.
03 Jun 18 A PRODUCT devised in Sweden as a means of controlling problem weeds in organic cropping systems, has shown promise as a weed control tool in conventional farming as well, in particular...
TRACTORS are back in motion across many parts of the State after much-needed rain fell last week, including for Dumbleyung farmer Jason Smith.
03 Jun 18 TRACTORS are back in motion across many parts of the State after much-needed rain fell last week, including for Dumbleyung farmer Jason Smith.
FORMER Mukinbudin farmer Rowell Walton said he was still talking to people who thought the window to take out cover for multi-peril insurance had closed.
30 May 18 FORMER Mukinbudin farmer Rowell Walton said he was still talking to people who thought the window to take out cover for multi-peril insurance had closed.
UNDERSTANDING when, where and how soil moisture will be available to a crop has a big influence on crop choice and the inputs required to optimise yield at harvest without eroding profitability.
30 May 18 UNDERSTANDING when, where and how soil moisture will be available to a crop has a big influence on crop choice and the inputs required to optimise yield at harvest without eroding...
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.
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.
18 May 18 GIVEN the high percentage of Australian broadacre farmers planting into low or no moisture, a fertiliser specialist has urged farmers to be careful with seed and fertiliser placement.
GIVEN the high percentage of Australian broadacre farmers planting into low or no moisture, a fertiliser specialist has urged farmers to be careful with seed and fertiliser placement.
18 May 18 GIVEN the high percentage of Australian broadacre farmers planting into low or no moisture, a fertiliser specialist has urged farmers to be careful with seed and fertiliser placement.
WITH readily available parcels of grain becoming increasingly scarce buyers are flocking to Clear Grain Exchange to source grain.
17 May 18 WITH readily available parcels of grain becoming increasingly scarce buyers are flocking to Clear Grain Exchange to source grain.
16 May 18 SEEDING is a busy time of year for WA grain growers, but there’s no shortage of helping hands at Dave and Marnie Mackie’s New Norcia property.
SEEDING is a busy time of year for WA grain growers, but there’s no shortage of helping hands at Dave and Marnie Mackie’s New Norcia property.
16 May 18 SEEDING is a busy time of year for WA grain growers, but there’s no shortage of helping hands at Dave and Marnie Mackie’s New Norcia property.
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.
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.
GROWERS are one step closer to accessing wheat varieties that can compete better against weeds, particularly herbicide-resistant annual ryegrass.
10 May 18 GROWERS are one step closer to accessing wheat varieties that can compete better against weeds, particularly herbicide-resistant annual ryegrass.
AS the traditional Anzac Day break came to pass more WA farmers have pulled their seeding gear into paddocks for their 2018 seeding program.
06 May 18 AS the traditional Anzac Day break came to pass more WA farmers have pulled their seeding gear into paddocks for their 2018 seeding program.
USING a soft flour will leave your pasta gloopy, while type 00 flour is a no-no for biscuits.
04 May 18 USING a soft flour will leave your pasta gloopy, while type 00 flour is a no-no for biscuits.
WHAT is currently classed as feed one or feed two barley needs to be renamed food grade barley.
04 May 18 WHAT is currently classed as feed one or feed two barley needs to be renamed food grade barley.
THE investment made by growers in machinery purchases is second only to that made in land and optimising this investment can benefit farm profitability.
04 May 18 THE investment made by growers in machinery purchases is second only to that made in land and optimising this investment can benefit farm profitability.
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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...