Rural Press News
Seasonal conditions a test - 17/10/17
Harvest cannot come soon enough for the Spark brothers, Michael and Peter, who farm at Dowerin and are looking to turn their Merino flock out onto stubble. Read On
Wool back above 1600c/kg last week - 17/10/17
Leading national wool indices higher last week, the Western Indicator (WI) finished back above the 1600 cents a kilogram landmark for the first time in a month. Read On
Ted fleeces his rivals - 02/10/17
Winning grand champion farmer’s fleece for a third year in a row and reserve grand champion farmer’s fleece four years straight at the IGA Perth Royal Show wool competition may be a fitting swansong for Ted and Bev Hill. Read On
Weekly kill data: Is it worth it? - 18/10/17
Cattle producers appear willing to forego the benefits of timely slaughter statistics to feed into their marketing decisions to avoid giving overseas beef buyers ammunition for driving down prices. Read On
Putting bite on lamb definition - 17/10/17
Australian prime lamb producers could soon be on a level playing field to their New Zealand counterparts after the Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) launched an eight-week consultation period on a proposed change to the definition of lamb. Read On
Meat awards honour leading producers - 14/10/17
Beef producers from Western Australia’s South West region and central Wheatbelt have taken out the top awards at the 2017 Meat Standards Australia (MSA) Excellence in Eating Quality Awards for the State, presented at Dunsborough recently. Read On