Freight savings and quicker turnarounds are set to benefit the State’s wool growers following major upgrades to regional WA’s only registered wool sampling site.
Young workers are getting a run on WA shearing teams as the State’s depleted workforce battles to get through the backlog of thousands of animals this spring.
EXCLUSIVE Shannon Verhagen
If you told Brookton farmhand Mandy Matthews a video she took of her kelpie-border collie cross Blue jumping a fence would go viral, she would not have believed you.
The State Government is still up to six months away from making its first official plea for Federal funding to upgrade WA’s shuttered Tier 3 lines.
exclusive Cally Dupe
A respected pastoralist jailed over a truck crash that killed two people in the Pilbara has launched an appeal in WA’s highest court to have his convictions and sentence overturned.
EXCLUSIVE Cally Dupe
Australian Community Media has recently removed the title and fellow suspended WA mastheads Collie Mail and Avon Valley Advocate from its Ad Centre.
Tom Zaunmayr and Indiana Lysaght
WA graziers could miss out on millions to drought-proof farms if the State Government refuses to sign up for the Federal Government’s farm-water rebate scheme extension.
Spudshed CEO Frankie Galati has warned the price of some fruit and vegetables are set to sky-rocket this Christmas as labour shortages and WA’s hard border begin to bite.
Caitlyn Rintoul & Jenna Clarke
An exciting plan to investigate the agricultural and environmental benefits of subsurface drainage has landed Elgin seed crop farmer Rob Bell one of the most prestigious honours in the industry.
CBH is starting harvest with one of its lowest carryovers of old-season grain in two decades.
The driver was unharmed and able to take the truck off the trailers, but the trailers were destroyed.
Police say two men involved in a head-on collision on a gravel road east of Esperance yesterday afternoon are ‘amazingly lucky’ to be alive.
The nation’s cattle herd is forecast to rise as a result of anticipated summer rain in the country’s north and east coupled with high prices, according to a leading industry research body.
The Kalgoorlie Miner understands a freight train derailed this morning but specific details are yet to emerge.
Cattle, cotton, agricultural education and pasture — four farmers with a diverse range of interests have been selected as WA’s 2021 Nuffield Scholars.
Tane Phillip Jon Hough, 27, was arrested by police at his Dongara home after a raid at 12.50pm on September 23.
The Shire of Esperance council cleared the helicopter tour company for take-off last month, with the first scenic flight from the foreshore planned for November 14.
At the end of three years of planning and construction, Bremer Bay’s flash new pub opened for just four days before COVID-19 forced the doors shut.
CBH has abandoned plans to build two giant bulkheads in Kojonup’s industrial centre after community unease reached boiling point at a meeting in the Great Southern town on Monday night.
Cracking into the retail market and “demystifying” native saline bush foods will play a key role in the blossoming industry’s future, according to a WA farmer driving its expansion.
An eleventh hour decision to cancel the Perth Royal Show after the State Government’s phase five COVID restrictions were pushed back has cost the organiser more than $2 million.
Commercial vessels battling COVID-19 infections would be barred from collecting their cargo in a policy being investigated by the WA Government.
More than 1000 WA children have overcome the tyranny of distance in this vast State to form a virtual mass choir for Telethon this weekend
An urgent inquiry will be launched by the WA Government after two hunters employed by a WA taxpayer-funded biosecurity group were convicted of animal cruelty for allowing six dogs to kill a feral pig.
Tari Jeffers, Cally Dupe & Shannon Verhagen
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