Northern Wheatbelt and Gascoyne-Murchison residents can learn how to become “drought resilience leaders” at a series of free workshops.
Bencubbin youngster Jack Waters has been ranked highest in Australia across various farming events at the WorldSkills National Championships, while his team won gold for WA.
The Kojonup community and plenty of visitors gathered for the premiere screening of Homespun at The Kodja Place on November 5.
Lake Grace Shire president Len Armstrong has slammed proposed reforms to WA’s Local Government Act that would see four positions on his council axed.
Homespun creator, producer and actor Bec Bignell’s heart was filled with pride when she debuted her film at its home in Kojonup earlier this month.
The family of late Merredin farmer Jordan Lynch have received an unforgettable helping hand, with the small Wheatbelt community coming together to harvest their crops in a mammoth group effort.
“What a wonderful thing this group have done for the veterans.”
After a “distressing” five months protecting historical artefacts and heirlooms from water damage, Mingenew is celebrating the restoration of its treasured museum damaged by cyclone Seroja.
One of WA’s richest rodeos attracted a stream of gold performances from some of the State’s best competitors last Saturday.
For the sixth year in a row, animal health company Zoetis has raised $100,000 for much-needed mental health services in rural Australia.
Insured homeowners who suffered damage from cyclone Seroja are now eligible for joint Federal and State Government grants of up to $20,000.
Many have turned to platforms including WhatsApp and Facebook to create chat groups where they can keep updated during natural disasters.
A record crowd of 4500 people flocked to the 19th Harvey Dickson Spring Rodeo at Boyup Brook on Saturday, cheering as the rodeo’s namesake took to the arena to welcome the crowds.
Sustainability was the hot topic at the Grain Industry Association of WA’s annual forum at Optus Stadium on October 6.
The valuable contribution women play in both the agricultural and global space was celebrated in style on October 15 to celebrate International Day of Rural Women.
Nutrien Ag Solutions staff from across the State gathered in Perth on October 13 for the launch of its mega investment in the fertiliser industry.
Canola enthusiasts from across the grainbelt came together for the Grain Industry Association of WA’s Oilseeds Forum in Northam in late August.
The fine china has been brought out for the occasion, with the historic hall in the heart of the farming district opening its doors for a celebratory afternoon tea.
The couple — both from Wagin farming families — now not only have a passion for sheep and cropping but also for the unique flora and fauna in their backyard.
As harvest approaches, they will swap their footy and netball gear for checked shirts and farm boots as the header starts whirring.
Gas heaters and a coffee machine provided plenty of comfort to farmers visiting the CBH shed at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days.
Beers and conversation were flowing at the CBH Group’s Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days sundowner, with plenty to talk about ahead of what could be a record harvest.
A candid image of a farmer and his workmate captured during seeding last year has won top spot in this year’s CBH Photo Competition ahead of a record 230 entries.
One of the State’s leading agricultural groups has rebranded to “remove any perceived barriers”, reflect its inclusiveness and “embrace the times”.
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