After the deluge: crop damage in WA

FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
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FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA. THE last month of winter saw another month of high lamb production in Australia, at 40,459 tonnes cwt – an increase of 7pc on year-ago levels according to MLA.
RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales. RECEIVERS for 10 financially distressed rural properties in central and southern Queensland have achieved well over $12 million in sales.
TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress. TONY Abbott and Clive Palmer feature in the list of speakers at the 2014 National Farmers Federation congress.
INNOVATIONS in herbicide usage for canola have been welcomed, but farmers can't rely on any one chemical to keep problem weeds at bay.
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WHILE the Victorian Farmers Federation is no closer to a grain trade licensing system, Brett Hosking sees a silver lining.
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A BATTLE has erupted between two of the world’s grains powerhouses over last year’s sale of Joe White Maltings.
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A COMPREHENSIVE overview of investments that are helping drive the production of the grains industry has been released.
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A MAJOR crop forecaster has slashed its yield projections for the national wheat crop to 22.3 million tonnes, with the potential to drop as low as 22mt.
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IN ag's genetically modified cropping revolution heartland it's not easy finding a large-scale US graingrower who chooses to plant non-GM soybeans.
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SOIL health and preventing erosion have become paramount in addressing declining yields across the macadamia industry, with progressive growers taking innovative and brave measures to guarantee tree health and sustainability.
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GROWERS will be able to legally desiccate canola with glyphosate, after the APVMA approved a product for pre-harvest use.
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NATIONALS MP Mark Coulton is backing moves to legalise industrial hemp production to help boost regional economics and generate jobs.
13 Oct 14  9 NATIONALS MP Mark Coulton is backing moves to legalise industrial hemp production to help boost regional economics and generate jobs.
CANOLA growers have one opportunity a year to check whether their blackleg strategy is working - at the windrowing stage, says canola pathologist Steve Marcroft.
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CROPS in Victoria's central Wimmera are now feeling the strain of the incredible dry spell.
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THE Harper Review of Australia’s competition policy has fired a warning shot at state governments restricting GM cropping.
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FIELDS of gold are fading as growers anticipate the canola harvest in the next month.
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GRAINS analyst Malcolm Bartholomaeus estimates that about 20 per cent of the state's yield potential has been lost since the start of September following dry conditions and hot, windy days.
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QUEENSLAND government ministers say they have provided more protection for landholders by adding three million hectares to the strategic cropping land zone this week.
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FACILITATING communication between growers and the research community is a key priority for the GRDC northern panel.
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ANNUAL ryegrass is public enemy number one for many croppers, but the weed that strikes real fear is broadleaf wild radish.
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A FALL in the Australian dollar could not come at a better time for WA growers looking to get more price coverage on their grain in the lead up to harvest.
08 Oct 14 A FALL in the Australian dollar could not come at a better time for WA growers looking to get more price coverage on their grain in the lead up to harvest.
COTTON Australia has long advocated for a fair go for growers when it comes to the protection of land and water resources.
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ARCHER Daniels Midland (ADM) has expanded a relationship with Japanese ag commodities group Marubeni Corporation.
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THE Victorian truffle industry has grown in the past decade, driven by the desire of farmers to understand the secrets to growing these fungi and the ability of small landholders to produce a crop.
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AUSTRALIA'S first dual herbicide tolerant canola varieties are set to be released next year.
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CROP production estimates in SA and Victoria continue to come back, but good rain last week has guaranteed many parts of WA solid yields.
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GFA True - The beef cattle boom bust cycle, is not only shorter, but also far more intense.
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The National's have a real problem with the Liberal free market zealotry but they should hang in
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Well done Phillip re your comments about No Finer Feeling… when AWI admit that this program is a
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A state-of-the art hydroponics facility, growing leafy vegetables such a spinach and rocket, will be built at Bunyip, creating 40 new local jobs.20 Oct 14 A state-of-the art hydroponics facility, growing leafy vegetables such a spinach and rocket, will be built at...