Wayne Pluske is the 2020 recipient of the Seed of Light award.
In a case of one-upmanship that could only originate in the wild west, a cattle farmer is challenging the title of “WA’s biggest steer” from media-superstar Knickers.
Kellie Balaam and Cally Dupe
The State Government has declared water deficiency for Kukerin, in the Shire of Dumbleyung, and Hamilton’s area, in the Shire of Kent.
Like many ambassadors before them, the stars of this year’s event Kelly Gorter and Peter Rundle are proud to be part of the 48th annual Wagin Woolorama.
“The Animal Welfare Act review panel is very intentionally not a stakeholder group.”
“The moment you drive away from the housing and to the farmland, it is just devastation.”
Trevor Whittington has told a government committee the two coastal WA towns are ideal locations to trial 5G’s potential for the agriculture industry
“I’m not looking at the forecasts any more — I’ve given up.”
The autobiography that propelled late Wickepin farmer Albert Facey to nationwide celebrity has been transformed into a live play for performance at cinemas in Albany, Busselton, Geraldton and Midland.
“With the active outbreak of the novel coronavirus, we have reassessed the proposed destination for the grower study tour and will not be travelling to the Philippines and China.”
Exclusive, Cally Dupe
It has been confirmed AgriFutures evokeAG will be held in Perth next year from February 16-17.
Australian grain farmers could be cashing in on a new $150 million-a year-market as soon as April after a new trade deal opened the floodgates for feed grain to be sent to Indonesia.
“This has resulted in an unprecedented concurrent seven water deficiency declarations, well up on the previous record of two water deficiencies, and there is the possibility of more to come.”
“We had a bumpy ride during David Littleproud’s first term, mostly over live exports, but we hope to start again with a clean slate.”
The DFES officers help local governments across WA develop bushfire risk management plans.
Could desalinating salty water reserves throughout the Great Southern solve the region’s water woes?
“I’m surprised the idea hasn’t taken off given the meat is low-cholesterol, low fat, organic and free-range — it ticks all of the boxes.”
“There will certainly be an impact on demand for imported beef, especially out-of-home dining and lack of labour in processed food sector.”
Zach Relph, Jenne Brammer and Bob Garnant
“I’ll certainly be putting pressure on Minister (Dave) Kelly about doing that.”
The Erregulla Farms sale is rumoured to have been worth $97 million.
Suppliers have been unable to sell enough yabbies to overseas markets and a popular annual yabby festival has had to cast its net further afield to find the WA delicacy
WA farmers are bracing for weaker demand for their barley crops next harvest, as the thirst for beer dries up in China amid the deadly coronavirus crisis.
Construction of Andrew Forrest’s $50 million cattle grain-feeding facility is expected to start in March.
Aboard Ocean Drover, I and 10,915 head of cattle departed Fremantle on December 17 — it was a big breeder cattle consignment bound for Tianjin in China.
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