WA graziers could miss out on millions to drought-proof farms if the State Government refuses to sign up for the Federal Government’s farm-water rebate scheme extension.
New research breeding values are set to define the future flocks of the Merino industry.
A Pingelly wether trial has found huge variation in the value of production of wool and meat from the progeny of industry-leading Merino sires.
Using sensors to measure sheep movement is causing squiggles on accelerometer readings, a source of important information to determine productive behavioural patterns.
A livestock ag-tech company poised to hold a $1.2 million trial with live exporter Wellard before COVID-19 hit is rattling the tin to raise $2m to scale up, including opening several WA offices.
Spudshed CEO Frankie Galati has warned the price of some fruit and vegetables are set to sky-rocket this Christmas as labour shortages and WA’s hard border begin to bite.
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Change can feel scary but a Cascade sheep-producing family has adopted new management styles to mitigate risk and increase farm returns.
A Kojonup-bred Poll Merino ram that was the most worm-resistant ram ever offered at a sale in Australia has sold for a stud record auction price of $10,000.
But in a glimmer of hope for the industry, the value of wine shipped to global customers rose as drinkers sought out our premium drops.
An exciting plan to investigate the agricultural and environmental benefits of subsurface drainage has landed Elgin seed crop farmer Rob Bell one of the most prestigious honours in the industry.
The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association has launched its new-look Australian Feedlot of the Year Competition, with entries now open.
A renowned Kojonup farming family are preparing to farewell their farm and cattle stud after selling the property to a syndicate of buyers for $10.7 million last week.
CBH is starting harvest with one of its lowest carryovers of old-season grain in two decades.
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A new record cattle price of just below 800¢/kg was set last Wednesday, buoyed by tight supplies and increased re-stocker demand.
CBH has upped its moisture level limit for feed barley delivered directly to the Port of Esperance this harvest to 14 per cent in a bid to speed up deliveries.
The driver was unharmed and able to take the truck off the trailers, but the trailers were destroyed.
Police say two men involved in a head-on collision on a gravel road east of Esperance yesterday afternoon are ‘amazingly lucky’ to be alive.
A dry winter and spring means the 2020 WA grain harvest will be lower than average, fortunately higher prices mean farmers still have cause to be positive
The nation’s cattle herd is forecast to rise as a result of anticipated summer rain in the country’s north and east coupled with high prices, according to a leading industry research body.
Live exporters have been granted an 11th hour reprieve from new regulations that would have meant carrying fewer cattle, at an estimated cost to the industry of about $40 million a year.
The Kalgoorlie Miner understands a freight train derailed this morning but specific details are yet to emerge.
Cattle, cotton, agricultural education and pasture — four farmers with a diverse range of interests have been selected as WA’s 2021 Nuffield Scholars.
Tane Phillip Jon Hough, 27, was arrested by police at his Dongara home after a raid at 12.50pm on September 23.
A West Gingin farm being leased to Moora Citrus and Costa Group has been bought by an investment fund, to seed a new agricultural portfolio
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