The McGowan Government is adamant the Boyanup saleyards will not emerge as a 2021 State Election issue, despite failing to shore up the facility’s future in the past four years.
Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has renewed savage attacks on big supermarkets over milk prices, accusing Woolworths of token gimmicks instead of helping farmers.
An expected winter supply contraction will underpin strong sheep and lamb prices in the coming months as the national flock starts to recover.
The second Intercollegiate Meat Judging Association webinar will tackle the challenges of adopting DEXA into the lamb supply chain.
Nearly 60,000 head of WA cattle are on feed, up more than 3000 head in the past three months, despite national figures declining from all-time highs.
Dairy Australia is urging committed industry leaders to put themselves forward for vacant positions on its board.
The annual Cobber Challenge is offering Australian farmers the opportunity to measure just how hard their dog works.
Derek Henning has not taken the more traditional pathways to a stockie’s role, but he has an enthusiasm for developing an independent local service business in his home town.
There is no denying Australian sheep values are trading at record highs with prices exceeding more than $500 per head amid a dwindling supply and Eastern States farmers’ eagerness to re-stock.
A suite of changes to the National Vendor Declaration are being rolled out this year with the aim of making it easier, more efficient and more cost-effective for producers and the supply chain.
Candidates for the first board role require knowledge of beef production, including experience in northern production systems, pasture management, genetics and nutrition.
New analysis shows favourable weather will help the nation’s depleted cattle herd rebound towards 27 million head within three years.
The State's northern live trade is expecting to ship fewer cattle this season, as pastoralists try to increase herd numbers while emerging from dry conditions.
Getting some pork on your fork could help find a cure for motor neurone disease.
A top-quality, South West-bred Murray Grey bull sold to a top of $12,000 to Kalgoorlie pastoral interest at the Monterey Winter Bull Sale in Brunswick on May 20.
Wheatbelt farmers Alan and Heather Gelmi have always believed that positive lambing is the sign of a pleasing season ahead.
Meat & Livestock Australia’s full suite of cattle and sheep market indicators returned this week, after being suspended since March because of COVID-19 disruptions to market reporting.
Falling protein production in the United States as the coronavirus crisis grips the country could “have a significant influence” on Australian beef exports, a market analyst says.
WA farmers and a major live exporter say a decision by the Federal Government to refuse an application to ship sheep to the Middle East is ‘insulting’ to the customer.
Jenne Brammer, Peter De Kruijff and Sarah Ison
The Federal Government has knocked back a live exporter’s application for an exemption to ship 56,000 sheep to the Middle East during a three month trade ban that started yesterday.
Emily Brett became a lead litigant in the class action against the Commonwealth with her husband Dougal in 2014, but she this week heard the court’s verdict without him by her side.
Cally Dupe and Madura McCormack
Dogger Max Siemer, 25, is at the frontline of Esperance’s wild dog war.
The biosecurity group covering nearly a million square kilometres of WA’s vast rangelands has welcomed a $750,000 injection to protect sheep producers from vicious wild dogs.
The class action has been before the courts for six years after the Gillard government shut down the live export trade in 2011, hurting cattle producers across northern Australia.
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