Scott Pickering will soon trade in his chequered shirts, brown boots and blue jeans for a black suit and tie — but his costume change is all for a good cause.
A 45km stretch of rail used to transport grain from Piawaning to Miling will remain reopen in May, nearly a year after a train derailment forced its closure.
South Stirlings farmer Reece Curwen has taken the reins as Nuffield Australia’s WA chairman, succeeding Bencubbin farmer Nick Gillett.
“The moment you drive away from the housing and to the farmland, it is just devastation.”
Trevor Whittington has told a government committee the two coastal WA towns are ideal locations to trial 5G’s potential for the agriculture industry
“I’m not looking at the forecasts any more — I’ve given up.”
The autobiography that propelled late Wickepin farmer Albert Facey to nationwide celebrity has been transformed into a live play for performance at cinemas in Albany, Busselton, Geraldton and Midland.
Merino mutton is now bringing between $4.60 and $4.80, writes LIVEstock Pricing boss Rob Kelly.
The sale-topper, Monterey Paratrooper P90, is a 912kg 22-month-old Angus bull sired by Monterey Monolith M47.
“I believe the industry has made significant progress under the guidance of Simon Crean.”
“As a result, the proportion of both CM and NM declared wool was noticeably higher this season.”
Midland Cattle Breeders’ Association will host its 32nd Gingin Multi-Breed Bull Sale next month.
Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack will today turn the sod on a major project to upgrade thousands of kilometres of crumbling Wheatbelt roads.
“Wool markets continued to surprise with solid results arising from (last) week’s Australian wool auctions.”
“With the active outbreak of the novel coronavirus, we have reassessed the proposed destination for the grower study tour and will not be travelling to the Philippines and China.”
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It has been confirmed AgriFutures evokeAG will be held in Perth next year from February 16-17.
“Together, and with Laurie’s experience, our goal is to offer woolgrowers the best price in the trade.”
Australian grain farmers could be cashing in on a new $150 million-a year-market as soon as April after a new trade deal opened the floodgates for feed grain to be sent to Indonesia.
Goomalling farmer Luke Siegert has given Canadian manufacturer Redekop’s new Seed Control Unit the tick of approval, after using it for the first time last harvest.
Explosive allegations of inappropriate behaviour have emerged against CBH chairman Wally Newman, ahead of director election results for WA’s biggest grain handler being announced.
“This has resulted in an unprecedented concurrent seven water deficiency declarations, well up on the previous record of two water deficiencies, and there is the possibility of more to come.”
The sale, conducted by Elders, offered 69 bulls, with 60 sold to an average price of $5979/head.
“We had a bumpy ride during David Littleproud’s first term, mostly over live exports, but we hope to start again with a clean slate.”
Fifty-eight bulls were offered at the auction through Elders, with 16 selling at the fall of the hammer for a $6735 per head average.
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