Mitch Tuffley shared these photos showing the extent of the earthworks carried out by Mother Nature.
As Perth was hammered with an afternoon shower, the State’s Mid West witnessed a different weather event.
Perth’s strawberry growers are calling on families to come and pick their own fruit earlier this year, to put a dent in thousands of tonnes set to rot because there isn’t the manpower for harvest.
A Kukerin farmer who lost his CBH membership after not delivering enough tonnes says the grain marketer is being “very corporate” by offering bigger growers higher prices to price-match with Bunge.
A petition calling for an inquiry into Main Roads’ management of regional signage is likely to have attracted more than 2000 signatures when it is collated this week.
Cliff Graham believes little has changed in the three years since poor road signage contributed to an accident that killed a Tom Price couple and jailed his boss for four years.
Ten WA dairies have been named the cream of the crop in Dairy Australia’s 2020 Milk Quality Awards.
Helen Woodhams is the newest CBH director.
Farming industries are lobbying WA Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan to urgently broker a deal to allow international workers into the State.
Lake Grace police have made an intriguing find, uncovering a stash of mystery guns and ammunition in bush on a farm near Pingrup.
WA’s Muresk Institute will be bolstered by construction of a $7.5 million specialist centre for agricultural mechanisation and a $500,000 new shearing learning space.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced $12 million to bolster mental health services as the nation continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.
The names of hundreds of former staff and students from one of WA’s big agricultural colleges have been immortalised on a new gazebo in Denmark.
Cementing his legacy as a giant in the industry, late politician and agricultural scientist Ray Owen has been posthumously inducted into the WA Agricultural Hall of Fame.
A Donnybrook farming couple fleeced out of $19,000 after falling for an online machinery scam have had a somewhat happy ending to their story.
In Manypeaks, Rob Potter used a boat to check stock in paddocks after more than 125mm fell in two days.
Six years after entering the WA market to break CBH’s stranglehold on grain receivals, Bunge has racked up local losses of more than $35 million.
A severe weather warning has been issued for the south coast of WA, with heavy rainfall expected to cause flash flooding over the next two days.
A WA supermarket owner believed he had coronavirus and was protecting others when he smoked eight bongs of cannabis before destroying the town’s only grocery store and trying to take his own life.
Shannon Hampton and Cally Dupe
Australian agriculture is at further risk from souring diplomatic tensions with China, former Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer has warned.
Brownes is hoping to make a dent in the 50,000 tonnes of cheese imported into WA each year with the launch of the first cheddar made from local milk since 2006.
Reopening WA’s mothballed Tier 3 lines, the looming water crisis in the Great Southern and nutting out broader transport issues will be the hot topics at a public meeting in Kulin next month.
WA’s 187 automated weather stations will continue to provide important, real-time weather data for farmers across the State thanks to an $8.1 million boost.
China remains without a permanent consul-general in Perth, more than two months after the Asian superpower’s top diplomat returned to Beijing for health reasons.
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