Rail, Tram and Bus Industry Union WA secretary Craig McKinley claims a proposal to reopen WA’s mothballed Tier 3 rail lines was the “crowd favourite” in a room full of transport stakeholders in June.
A new grains research alliance hopes to strengthen the development of new lupin and oat varieties bred specifically for WA conditions.
Growers will have the opportunity to improve their knowledge of fungicide resistance issues over coming weeks, thanks to webinars delivered by the Australian Fungicide Resistance Extension Network.
It was the cold front these South Dowerin farmers were waiting for — delivering 25mm of rain in two days.
The court action is another twist in the bitter saga between Newdegate farmer and former CBH chair Wally Newman and Pingelly farmer and former director John Hassell.
CBH boss Jimmy Wilson has backed the company’s co-operative model and reaffirmed plans to close up to 100 receival sites during the first episode of a new live-streamed series.
The drying of the Gairdner Community Dam for the first time in history was a clear signal it was time for farmers in a normally high-rainfall area to ask for help.
CBH and Wide Open Agriculture will work together to determine the potential for WA to produce carbon neutral oats, barley and lupins.
Countryman can today reveal the scope of CBH’s planned upgrades to the Hyden, Brookton and Dale receival sites originally scheduled to be completed by harvest.
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Grower Group Alliance has tripled its staff numbers and moved headquarters through a $4.8 million collaboration with Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.
Grains Research Development Corporation’s Regional Cropping Solutions Network has been renamed in a bid to simplify and better reflect its purpose.
Chinese flour millers and noodle makers are being persuaded to use more premium Australian wheat for noodles, potentially creating new value for growers.
The Liebe Group is hosting an innovative trial that aims to prove if a high-concentrate carbon compost product is the boost needed to kickstart crops on light sandy soils in the northern region.
First-year results from a unique project have confirmed fungicide resistance to both spot and net forms of net blotch in barley is widespread in southern areas of WA,
Six Great Southern farmers have put their hand up to replace former CBH chairman Wally Newman on the board for District 4.
CBH veteran Will Piercey has been appointed the new manager of the grain handler’s Albany Port Zone and will make the move from Perth to the Great Southern to take up the role.
WA grain growers have raised $150,000 for nine charities by donating 436 tonnes of grain from overloaded trucks last harvest, pushing the eight-year total to more than $1.5 million.
CBH is calling on growers to help with vital harvest planning by providing crop estimates for the 2020-21 season.
WA grain farmers planted 230,000ha less of barley than originally planned, after Chinese authorities slammed the door shut on the grain by introducing 80 per cent tariffs.
Australians typed the burning question “what is barley?” into Google more times than ever between May 17 and 23, according to the search engine’s trends data.
Australia’s biggest grains research organisation plans to hire three frost extension facilitators to help promote proven frost mitigation strategies.
GrainGrowers is urging the consumer watchdog to consider five recommendations to “better protect” farmers purchasing new equipment and machinery.
There will be at least one shake-up of the GrainGrowers board in September when Coorow farmer Rod Birch steps down after six years.
One of Australia’s biggest agribusinesses is taking a hard look at itself following a tumultuous period which almost caused it to implode.
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