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.
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.
Caitlyn Rintoul & Jenna Clarke
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.
CBH is starting harvest with one of its lowest carryovers of old-season grain in two decades.
EXCLUSIVE Cally Dupe
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.
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.
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.
The Shire of Esperance council cleared the helicopter tour company for take-off last month, with the first scenic flight from the foreshore planned for November 14.
At the end of three years of planning and construction, Bremer Bay’s flash new pub opened for just four days before COVID-19 forced the doors shut.
CBH has abandoned plans to build two giant bulkheads in Kojonup’s industrial centre after community unease reached boiling point at a meeting in the Great Southern town on Monday night.
Cracking into the retail market and “demystifying” native saline bush foods will play a key role in the blossoming industry’s future, according to a WA farmer driving its expansion.
An eleventh hour decision to cancel the Perth Royal Show after the State Government’s phase five COVID restrictions were pushed back has cost the organiser more than $2 million.
Commercial vessels battling COVID-19 infections would be barred from collecting their cargo in a policy being investigated by the WA Government.
More than 1000 WA children have overcome the tyranny of distance in this vast State to form a virtual mass choir for Telethon this weekend
An urgent inquiry will be launched by the WA Government after two hunters employed by a WA taxpayer-funded biosecurity group were convicted of animal cruelty for allowing six dogs to kill a feral pig.
Tari Jeffers, Cally Dupe & Shannon Verhagen
In the small town of Gairdner, across the road from the primary school, stands a blue tree symbolising strength, hope and community spirit.
The past three years have been tough for the farming families of Gairdner, which was declared water deficient in June after the community dam ran dry for the first time in history.
The close-knit community of Collie has rallied around the two girls injured in a shocking incident outside the Crown Hotel last Thursday night.
In a matter of weeks, the first sheep will be shorn at a new WA shearing shed based on an industry prototype which is exciting woolgrowers with its innovative and ergonomic design.
EXCLUSIVE Shannon Verhagen
Kayla Evans has won the Agricultural Achievement Award at the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards for her podcast Generation Ag.
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