Worries in live export uncertainty

RAIN might have come just in the nick of time for many producers in the WA agricultural region, but uncertainty remains due to lingering debate about the future of the live shipping trade.
RAIN might have come just in the nick of time for many producers in the WA agricultural region, but uncertainty remains due to lingering debate about the future of the live shipping trade.
THE Northern Territory (NT) parliament grounds was the site of a protest rally to ban all live exports on Saturday, June 30.
16 Jul 18 THE Northern Territory (NT) parliament grounds was the site of a protest rally to ban all live exports on Saturday, June 30.
WA agricultural industry bodies are banding together for the common good of the whole sector – to defend and preserve the livelihoods of all producers and associated agri-businesses.
14 Jul 18 WA agricultural industry bodies are banding together for the common good of the whole sector – to defend and preserve the livelihoods of all producers and associated agri-businesses.
ONE of WA’s major feedstock suppliers is about to lay off half its staff, after live exporter Livestock Shipping Services announced it would not export during the northern summer months due to Federal Government restrictions, creating an oversupply of pellets for livestock feed.
02 Jul 18  1 ONE of WA’s major feedstock suppliers is about to lay off half its staff, after live exporter Livestock Shipping Services announced it would not export during the northern summer months...
THE Roberts’ family business, Lortleaze Farms at Esperance, was WAMMCO’s Producer of the Month for May, 2018.
01 Jul 18 THE Roberts’ family business, Lortleaze Farms at Esperance, was WAMMCO’s Producer of the Month for May, 2018.
RED meat’s iconic True Aussie brand, which has underpinned Australia’s highly valuable beef reputation in global markets, will not be spread across other agriculture sectors until equivalent integrity systems are in place.
01 Jul 18 RED meat’s iconic True Aussie brand, which has underpinned Australia’s highly valuable beef reputation in global markets, will not be spread across other agriculture sectors until...
EXTENSIVE research is underway involving consumer testing in Australia and Japan to drill down into the affect of stress in cattle on eating quality, particularly in relation to pathways to slaughter.
30 Jun 18 EXTENSIVE research is underway involving consumer testing in Australia and Japan to drill down into the affect of stress in cattle on eating quality, particularly in relation to pathways...
THE WA sheep flock could drop to eight million head if live exports are phased out.
30 Jun 18 THE WA sheep flock could drop to eight million head if live exports are phased out.
Suspension leaves live export industry in turmoil
29 Jun 18  1 Suspension leaves live export industry in turmoil
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...
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  5 BA GROUP of WA farmers have been conducting a letter campaign to preserve and defend the live export trade.
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.
Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity, Charlie Arnot.
07 Jun 18 Livestock producers will be urged to recognise the importance of building trust with consumers through shared values by internationally recognised CEO for The Center for Food Integrity,...
IT was again a case of Sussex success at the Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge with a team of Sussex-Angus cross taking out this year’s top prize.
05 Jun 18 IT was again a case of Sussex success at the Harvey Beef Gate 2 Plate Challenge with a team of Sussex-Angus cross taking out this year’s top prize.
INFORMATION sharing is proving an invaluable tool for mixed enterprise producers like Janelle and Paul South who operate about 3500 hectares and 9000 Merino breeding ewes at Arthur River with their family.
05 Jun 18 INFORMATION sharing is proving an invaluable tool for mixed enterprise producers like Janelle and Paul South who operate about 3500 hectares and 9000 Merino breeding ewes at Arthur River...
THE Lane family, formerly of Lynburn Suffolk stud, Wongan Hills, said goodbye to their stud flock last week when they held their dispersal at Narrogin which reached a top price of $4100 for a white tag ram lamb sold to an Eastern States syndicate.
05 Jun 18 THE Lane family, formerly of Lynburn Suffolk stud, Wongan Hills, said goodbye to their stud flock last week when they held their dispersal at Narrogin which reached a top price of $4100...
05 Jun 18 POTENTIAL buyers are welcome to talk to the Australian Agricultural Company about the future of its modern $100 million Livingstone abattoir, 50 kilometres south of Darwin in the...
03 Jun 18 LIVESTOCK producers are struggling to find affordable feed across the State with increased demand putting pressure on supply.
AFTER “unexpected” opposition the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) has decided to delay its cattle sale date change at the Muchea Livestock Centre (MLC) until negotiations with agents can be finalised.
03 Jun 18 AFTER “unexpected” opposition the Western Australian Meat Industry Authority (WAMIA) has decided to delay its cattle sale date change at the Muchea Livestock Centre (MLC) until...
THE focus of the State Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan was spelt out clearly at a closed-door meeting with sheep producers at Katanning last week.
02 Jun 18 THE focus of the State Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan was spelt out clearly at a closed-door meeting with sheep producers at Katanning last week.
THE Fremantle Port has allowed Animals’ Angels Australia access to undertake independent monitoring of livestock loading at the port on a trial basis.
02 Jun 18 THE Fremantle Port has allowed Animals’ Angels Australia access to undertake independent monitoring of livestock loading at the port on a trial basis.
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Absolutely ludicrous that this is even a thing. Should organic farmers be liable if their farms
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GM crops are a dud. They are stalled, with GM seed markets saturated, and failure to deliver on
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Not sure in what universe Wilson think the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is "an
AUSTRALIA Pork Limited (APL) has a new director and board chairman in David Lock.16 Jul 18 AUSTRALIA Pork Limited (APL) has a new director and board chairman in David Lock.
PROMINENT former WA agribusiness and livestock identity Gerald Wetherall has returned to the rural industry with Westcoast Wool & Livestock, appointed to the position of State livestock manager with the burgeoning, privately-owned local company.08 Jul 18 PROMINENT former WA agribusiness and livestock identity Gerald Wetherall has returned to the rural industry with...