Farmers, agronomists and members of WA’s grain industry came together on Tuesday to hear from innovative South Australian grower Tom Robinson.
More tin horses are coming to Kulin with the opening of this year’s Tin Horse Highway Competition.
Women in Farming Enterprises will be hosting their September seminar in Wagin with the organisation busily compiling a panel of guest speakers to share their insights.
A change of venue for this year’s WAFarmers Annual Forum proved a hit with the 150-plus crowd that gathered at Muresk Institute for two days last week.
Wheatbelt business and community leaders joined together for the Wheatbelt Development Commission’s Locally Grown, Globally Focused networking forum in Northam on Friday.
A small country town in WA’s Wheatbelt is set to join racing history when it plays host to this year’s Melbourne Cup Tour in August.
Northam’s architecture and heritage has been honoured with three of the town’s buildings awarded at an on-line presentation on June 11.
Lucy Holland has mates to thank for ending up vying for a NSW man’s heart on the reality show.
A ‘lighthouse resort’ on the Ningaloo reef is a step closer to reality, with Andrew Forrest’s Tattarang group lodging a development application for the project with the Shire of Exmouth.
“The country’s improved... It’s been fantastic for the farm and things have really picked up.”
A small farming community in the State’s south has been left reeling after proposed cuts to school bus services could force kids to travel up to 200km a day or change schools to get their education.
Their property notched up 120mm of rain for April-May this year, up from 25mm in the same time frame in 2020.
When an ad for a one-week-old miniature goat appeared on Gumtree six years ago, Gidgegannup’s Tahlia Baxter believed it was “meant to be”.
Evan Hobley served as a wireless operator-air gunner on a Baltimore bomber with the RAF’s No. 55 Squadron, flying over over North Africa and Italy during WWII.
Not-for-profit Bush Heritage Australia has operated the Eurardy Reserve since 2005 and captured its first image of a chuditch — the Noongar word for the western quoll — in December.
Binnu Primary School is the only campus which remains closed more than five weeks after cyclone Seroja devastated Mid West communities.
It was the automotive version of finding a needle in a hay stack — a 15-year mission to track down one of the first road trains to cart grain through the Great Southern more than six decades ago.
A Wheatbelt cardiologist with hundreds of farming patients across the region has been named the Joint Specialist of the Year at the WA Rural Health Awards.
Carnamah council unanimously voted to fund paints and to allow Carnamah District High School and Eneabba Primary School students to create a mural which will be digitally displayed in Yagan Square.
Elise Van Aken
Blood found at the scene of a burglary during the peak of cyclone Seroja last month has led to a Geraldton man being charged with the break-in and looting of more than $30,000 in electronic goods.
Beverley’s only bank is closing its doors, causing angst among the tight-knit farming community and leaving its customers facing a 130km round trip to Northam.
A wetter and better start to the season than usual prompted an early Easter start to seeding for York farmer Erin Emin.
“It’s good to actually seed into some moisture for once.”
It will bring canola, wheat and barley plantings into a roughly one-third split in their rotation, which also includes 200ha of lupins and 75ha of hay.
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