Coles has recruited 10 WA dairy farmers to supply its home branded fresh white milk under a minimum farmgate price arrangement lasting until 2023.
The former boss of WA’s peak pork body — recently convicted of stealing from the organisation — has launched legal action claiming to be owed more than $100,000.
China’s decision to place massive tariffs of up to 212.1 per cent on all Australian wines will ‘inflict significant pain’ on the WA industry, worried local producers have said.
Ray Jordan and Lanai Scarr
An award winning-WA lamb producer has put itself on ice — possibly for up to 18 months — as the pandemic claims another casualty.
Police and paramedics have rushed to a tomato farm in Perth’s north where a farm worker was killed in a serious accident with a tractor.
The WA Producers’ Co-operative’s plans to export frozen and chilled meat across the world has received a $120,000 Federal Government boost.
All hands on deck at Mukinbudin for better-than-expected crop
Farmers and researchers are battling to suppress outbreaks of fall armyworm in five parts of WA, with no “silver bullet” in sight.
WA grain farmers have smashed a record set two years ago and delivered their biggest tonnage of crop ever in a single day, tipping a whopping 528,678 into 112 CBH bins on Monday.
Prominent WA businessman Julian Walter says farm prices are “red hot” and have hit a level he is not prepared to pay as he looks to expand his farming portfolio.
WA fruit and vegetable producers have started their own war on waste, but are finding challenges to becoming completely plastic free.
A Murchison pastoralist who applied for help through a Federal drought loan scheme has spoken out about the “bureaucratic nightmare” she found herself entangled in for 16 months.
A tale of two farms is playing out at the McCreery family’s properties east and west of Kalannie, where lucky rainfall on the west block made all the difference to yields.
Shannon has worked on national scientific and environmental titles, as well as in several regional newsrooms after graduating from Murdoch University in 2014 with a bachelor of science and journalism.
When ocean-loving boaties Kelly and Dean Bruins bought a farm in the southern Wheatbelt a few years back, it came as a surprise to their nearest and dearest.
The day coupled as the launch of industry leaders Liz Brennan and Sue Middleton’s new consultancy company agdots.
It has been a stop-start harvest for many growers across the State, but Brookton farmer Murray Hall is looking for silver linings.
Two years ago, a conversation between an IT guy with a passion for brewing and a farmer with a passion for community development sparked a groundbreaking vision.
WA Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has announced details of the inquiry for which regional communities have been waiting for months.
A judge has delivered a serve to the top-shelf law firm while knocking back an application for it to be paid a sizeable sum from a liquidator’s account set up for failed export group Vicstock Grain.
Regional WA producers shone at this year’s 2020 Perth Royal Food Awards, taking out a suite of championship titles.
And new data shows less than 5 per cent of those positions have been filled through the State’s $3 million accommodation subsidy scheme.
Somewhere on the high seas between Italy and Australia, is the first batch of the world’s first regeneratively grown, carbon neutral oat milk, destined for WA’s shores.
WA Governor Kim Beazley has wrapped up a tour of Moora, visiting several agribusinesses to learn about horticulture, livestock and tourism developments.
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