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.
A 15km stretch of rail used to cart grain from the eastern Wheatbelt to Perth has had a $6 million upgrade just in time for harvest — with crews saving both a duckling and turtle in the process.
This year’s eruption of colour signals a turning point in the superfood’s global market, which has been in oversupply since prices for the grain surged about five years ago.
A Pilbara Aboriginal corporation is selling its Gascoyne cattle stations to help repay a multi-million dollar debt.
In the Manjimup region alone, more than 2000 seasonal workers are needed in the coming months to pick and pack fruit and vegetables including avocados, cauliflowers and cherries.
A childhood on a broadacre farm with three brothers has helped to shape both the career and management style of one of CBH’s bosses.
EXCLUSIVE Cally Dupe
Historic changes to CBH’s board structure — set to be voted on by members at the annual general meeting early next year in Perth — have been largely welcomed by the co-operative’s grower members.
Wheatbelt police are investigating four reports of sheep stealing at Calingiri and Bolgart —including the theft of 80 animals worth about $18,000 from one farm.
Vince Catania has denied Labor allegations of bullying a female member of his party after she spoke out about ‘threats and intimidation’ within internal ranks.
Elise Van Aken
An Indigenous Australian led ecological restoration research project in the Wheatbelt could see WA’s honey industry boom and unlock export markets, doubling to $100 million in five years.
EXCLUSIVE Shannon Verhagen
When rodeo comes to the gold mining town of Boddington, the crowd rush is on and this year it was in record numbers with 8200 seeking a claim to watch the spills and thrills of the sport.
A new world trade pact — that is the biggest ever of its kind — could help thaw Australia's relationship with China as Scott Morrison and Simon Birmingham prepare to sign the historic deal.
An iconic flour mill in the heart of Northam is getting a facelift, becoming the canvas for a larger-than-life mural this week.
The Boddington Lions Rodeo attracted a record crowd of 8200 on Saturday as spectators swarmed to catch the thrills and spills on show at the main arena.
Bob Garnant & Emma Taylor
Leader of the WA Nationals Mia Davies has promised to meet claims of a ‘toxic environment’ within her party ‘head-on’ after MP Jacqui Boydell’s explosive late night speech to parliament on Tuesday.
The potentially-devastating pest fall armyworm has been detected near Gingin, the southernmost WA detection so far.
Woodanilling sheep producer and industry advocate Bindi Murray will continue at the helm of Australia’s peak sheep producer body following her reappointment last week.
Contractors are taking on up to four times as many learners as they work day-in, day-out to get through the backlog of thousands of sheep and get the wool off WA’s flock.
CBH’s board could look very different in 2022 if a raft of changes are approved by members at the annual general meeting in February.
Almost 300 wild horses roaming the Kimberley were shot last month as part of an aerial cull of large feral herbivores to keep populations under control.
Young rodeo star Coby McCarthy sealed a State title in the under 11s junior steer ride at Boddington Rodeo on Saturday.
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