The ram-selling season will soon commence and kicking it off at Ashley Lock’s annual display of stud rams in Narrogin was a gathering of top industry participants.
Numbers were down for a total yarding of 6,684 sheep and lambs at Katanning on Wednesday, July 1.
Numbers were up for a total yarding of 1,534 head of good quality cattle at Mt Barker today, July 2.
An Aboriginal group has lost out on a bid for the cattle station, which is set to fetch more than $30 million, to wealthier pastoralists.
After five long weeks, the live export carrier and its cargo of WA sheep have arrived safely at its end destination in the Middle East.
Markets have thinned out across the country during the past week with processors on reduced shifts or shutting down for maintenance.
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.
“Collie has done a lot for the State over the years and we want to make sure we give something back.”
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.
After riding high on the sheep’s back in recent years, WA woolgrowers have been left reeling after the 2019-20 wool market crashed to a five-year low at the final sale of the selling season.
The wool market continued its downward spiral from the impacts of COVID-19 to close the 2019-20 season with the final sale 52 held last week at Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle.
A senior market analyst has called the bottom of the wool market, but says prices might “bump along” at similar levels for the next six weeks before starting to pick up “cautiously” in August.
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.
The Federal Government’s first $100 million allocation from its Future Drought Fund has bypassed critical WA projects but the State Government has vowed to keep fighting for its fair share.
The WA Nationals have endorsed sitting Upper House members Colin de Grussa and Martin Aldridge for next year’s State election but the pair will trade places on the party’s Agricultural region ticket.
Techwool Trading was the biggest buyer of Australian wool in the 2019-20 season, securing 14.6 per cent of the 1.22 million bales sold.
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,
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