Grain growers controlling Australia’s biggest co-operative have voted against improvements to its governance structure, which would have led to the biggest board shake-up in its 88-year history.
Communities that were affected by the devastating Wooroloo bushfires are set to receive an $18.1 million recovery support package to aid the ongoing rebuilds.
The CWA of WA has launched a quick grants program offering $500 to individuals and families affected by the Wooroloo bushfire and the Carnarvon floods.
Pingelly farmer John Hassell is expected to be crowned WAFarmers’ next president at the advocacy group’s annual general meeting on March 12.
A Waroona winery has suffered more than $100,000 of damage after a fire swept through the vineyard on Wednesday afternoon — just three weeks before the grapes would have been harvested.
We cannot prevent bushfires but landowners and the appropriate authorities can minimise the risks and impact bushfires pose to life, property, infrastructure, and the environment.
Growers undertaking water infrastructure work on-farm could get a 25 per cent rebate up to $25,000 under a $26 million scheme pledged by the Liberal Government.
A suite of “strategic upgrades” under a $200 million pledge by the Nationals WA to the freight network underpinning WA’s $6 billion grain industry would boost efficiency and cut transport costs.
WA’s $10.7 billion agriculture industry is in “really good hands”, if you ask the newest vice-president of the State’s leading agricultural youth advocacy group.
Australia’s $15 billion grains industry has been warned that reducing emissions is now about ensuring market access rather than enhancing it.
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Former Emanuel Exports boss Graham Daws continued to work in the company’s building, talk to clients, and use the company logo and letterhead after stepping down from the company.
From ongoing drought to once-in-a-decade floods, Carnarvon pastoralists have battled weather extremes on both ends of the spectrum this year.
Wooroloo bushfire victims will soon their power back thanks to a multi-million dollar project. Construction’s set to finish by Friday thanks to workers squeezing a year’s worth of work into two weeks.
Farmers are being urged to take a “double-knock” approach to Capeweed control following the discovery of the world’s first glyphosate-resistant strain in the Great Southern.
Two outstanding achievers from the Australian grains industry, both based in WA, have received prestigious awards during the State’s premier grains research forum.
G’Day, the company behind Discovery holiday parks and Rottnest Island’s glamping venture, says tourism operators need to do more to promote hospitality as a career.
WA Labor has pledged $22 million to build rail siding extensions at CBH’s Moora, Brookton, Cranbrook and Broomehill receival sites if re-elected next month.
The peak body for the State’s volunteer firefighting brigades has urged the Government to commit to an independent review of the horrific Wooroloo bushfire.
Iconic Perth pub The Flying Scotsman is set to take flight, with the new name of the reimagined venue now revealed.
A grant designed to help nearly 2000 regional families with the cost of boarding school would more than double to $3132 per student under a Liberal Government.
The amazing legacy of a much-loved farmer and World War II veteran was unveiled on Friday with the opening of a $1.4 million medical centre in Kojonup.
Interest in the Merino section at Wagin Woolorama is as strong as ever, with every sponsor of the event coming back on board this year and stud entries flowing in thick and fast.
It’s that time of year again — time to pack the car and head to the annual Make Smoking History Wagin Woolorama.
A man allegedly crashed through a farmer’s property in a four-wheel-drive vehicle before he was found naked in a local cemetery in Pingaring.
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