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- Mastitis detection project gets underway 22/07/2017DATA and sample collection from working dairy farms has started for a WA research project aiming to improve early identification of highly contagious mastitis in dairy herds.
- Live export trade bites Wellard 22/07/2017DESPITE expectations of better earnings in the livestock export market this year, the numbers are sliding and shippers are still feeling the pain of high domestic cattle prices.
- Farmscan seeding rate 7500 controller made simple 22/07/2017ABOUT the only thing Darren Lee’s new seed rate controller can’t do is dial-up some much-needed rain on the family’s Dowerin property.
- New Holland spotlight on 1290 BigBaler 22/07/2017THE New Holland roadshow hit WA last week. Led by the company’s national product manager Tony Peters, the focus was on the new BigBaler 1290 Plus, released earlier this year.
- GRDC set to take over trial management 20/07/2017THE National Variety Trials (NVT) program will soon be fully managed by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) as part of its organisational restructure.
- Canola production cut, but prices up 20/07/2017THE AUSTRALIAN Oilseeds Federation (AOF) has come out with a canola production forecast about 200,000 tonnes, or 6 per cent, lower than recent Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) estimate.
- Rail access agreement not yet resolved 20/07/2017AN arbitration process to give CBH Group long-term access to the State’s freight rail network for its grain trains is dragging on after more than 15 months.
- Plaintiffs claim cattle ban was rushed 20/07/2017LAWYERS representing plaintiffs in the class action claim against the Commonwealth government over the Indonesian live cattle ban have pinpointed events that pressured the government into an “extremely accelerated response” to animal welfare issues exposed by the ABC Four Corners broadcast of May 31, 2011 in signing the second control order that shut trade for […]