New campaign aims to supercharge demand for lupins by raising awareness of their health benefits
Jenne BrammerBusiness Reporter, Agriculture
Two boys who were kicked out of the boarding house at Cunderdin College of Agriculture for drug use have been allowed back in. But some parents are furious over the decision.
Bethany Hiatt & Cally Dupe
The State Government laid the charges against an Aboriginal corporation and its former chief executive after hundreds of cattle perished on Noonkanbah Station in late 2018.
Ord Valley farmers have formalised their bid to expand the region’s cotton industry through the establishment of a new private company to lead the construction and operation of a Kununurra cotton gin.
Virtually every business in the nation will benefit from a huge tax break package, while a new umpire will mediate debt disputes between the ATO and some companies.
The charges are understood to involve cattle that arrived at the Kimberley Meat Co abattoir — owned by Yeeda — with ingrown horns.
WA pastoralists have avoided paying huge rent increases of up to 400 per cent after the valuer general investigated a barrage of objections over hikes announced in 2019.
But at a total cost nearing six figures, she is concerned they will not be able to afford to bring them back for next harvest.
It will be another seven weeks before growers who lost critical labour when a flight of 140 farm workers was cancelled have the help they were banking on for harvest.
A stalwart of WA’s dairy industry will lend his voice to an upcoming review of the nation’s dairy service levy, off the back of a turbulent few years for farmers.
EXCLUSIVE, Shannon Verhagen
WA beef producers have proven they are a force to be reckoned with, taking top honours and a suite of top-five spots in a national competition showcasing the best beef in Australia.
The strains of modern life leave far too many of us feeling frazzled and anxious, with the breaking point often coming at one particular time of the morning. So what can we do to make life easier?
Dallas Phillips didn’t think much of handing over her mother’s negatives — kept for decades in a chocolate tin — to the State Library of WA. Now she has finally been able to see what was on them.
A chat 20 years ago over ‘more than a few beers’ created an annual event that has put the shine back on a very unique Kimberley town.
Lanai ScarrFederal Political Editor
Elise Van Aken
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