Growers in the Albany Port Zone have been grappling with flooding and severe waterlogging after heavy rainfall flooded and eroded paddocks as the soil moisture profile reached its limits.
Farmers are seeking urgent clarification over concerns new legislation could see volunteer firefighters fined millions or thrown in jail if something goes wrong on the frontline.
More than 30 brands — including Kathmandu and Adidas — this month publicly committed to a transition from mulesed wool in their clothing lines.
It comes as a huge blow to WA’s beef and dairy industries — worth more than $1 billion collectively — which have successfully eradicated Johne's disease on several occasions in the past.
From fleece judging to wool spinning and felting, it was all happening at the Dyson Jones Wool and Technology Pavilion.
WA women came together earlier this month to celebrate all things agriculture for the annual Women in Farming seminar.
A growing movement to get women in farming communities together more often has been started by Bencubbin agronomist and farmer Sharnee Beard.
Farmers buoyed by the good season were making plenty of inquiries about machinery for 2022 and 2023 at Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days.
One of the State’s leading agricultural groups has rebranded to “remove any perceived barriers”, reflect its inclusiveness and “embrace the times”.
As the Mid West blossoms into one of its best and busiest wildflower seasons, a group of Mingenew locals are gearing up to showcase all the region has to offer.
After a “great year for sheep” with plenty of rain, it was local breeders who came out on top at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days State Ewe Hogget Competition.
Innovative designs, unique ventures and educational endeavours were celebrated at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days exhibitor awards ceremony.
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