Country Hour Western Australia
Country Hour for Wednesday 2 September 201509/01/15
- Pastoralists and Graziers Association says it's concerned the voice of the pastoral industry could be lost when the Pastoral Lands Board is scrapped - The liquefied natural gas price is down despite Australians not seeing their gas bills - A number...
Country Hour for Tuesday 1 September, 2015
- The WA State Government wants to get rid of the Pastoral Lands Board in a plan to open up diversification opportunities. - As Perth prepares to host hundreds of influential African mining figures at the annual Africa Down Under conference, one N-G-O...
Country Hour for Monday 31 August 2015
- Australian meat marketing company Sanger has cracked the big time in China, securing a deal to supply chilled beef through online retailer JD.com - Australia's one billion dollar aquaculture industry is expected to keep growing, as global demand for...
Country Hour for Friday 28 August, 2015
Australian Wool Innovation is hoping better wool prices will encourage growers to maintain their investment in research and marketing Charcoal or biochar is thought to increase the fertility and water retention of you soil. In Western Australia's...
Country Hour for Thursday 27 August, 2015
Food and consumer demand was a big theme throughout the ABARES regional outlook conference in Geraldton The Free Trade Agreement with China was hailed as a big win for Australian farmers who stand to benefit from tariff cuts on exports into the...
Country Hour for Wednesday 26 August, 2015
One of the largest agricultural machinery events in the country is underway at Dowerin, which is about 160 kilometres north-east of Perth in the central wheatbelt One of the largest and most productive sheep stations in Western Australia is on the...
Country Hour for Tuesday 25 August, 2015
It's been labelled Black Monday, yesterday Australia's share market suffered the worst loss in four years The WA cherry industry might be the smallest in Australia but that's not stopping it eyeing-off the export market A team from the Western...
Country Hour for Monday 24 August, 2015
Prime Minister Tony Abbott visited a pumpkin and chia farm in Kununurra over the weekend, talked about the expansion of the Lake Argyle Dam and Ord Irrigation Scheme into the NT and a proposed trial of cashless welfare cards A review of the State's...
Country Hour for Friday 21 August, 2015
The latest benchmarking survey of Western Australia's agricultural sector shows it's in good financial shape with the average net worth of farm sector's assets at 80 per cent and continuing to improve. Beef producers are being told not to get overly...
Country Hour for Thursday 20 August, 2015
Today the Northern Territory Country Hour team presents a special Country Hour program looking at investing in Northern Australia.
Country Hour for Wednesday 19 August, 2015
A Tasmanian Greens Senator says Australian beef producers are frustrated over the federal government's inaction to overhaul the grass-fed beef levy system Meat and Livestock Australia say more beef than ever before was graded through the MSA system in...
Country Hour for Tuesday 18 August, 2015
Parts of Australia look set to swing from drought to flooding rains over the next year and a half, as a super El Nino is followed by a La Nina system Grain growers in the Northern Agricultural Region say warming winter temperatures are changing the...
Country Hour for Monday 17 August, 2015
Australia is lagging behind New Zealand, Brazil and South Africa when it comes to farm competitiveness and it's not getting any better The Environmental Protection Authority has this morning recommended conditional approval of an open-pit iron ore...
Country Hour for Friday 14 August, 2015
The Federal Government has committed one point one three million dollars to help control wild dogs across Australia, but the majority will actually be for Western Australia Controversy over the importation of a new shot-gun continues after the Federal...
Country Hour for Thursday 13 August, 2015
The cattle industry has moved a step closer to exporting its first shipment of cattle to China, with the Chinese agriculture minister putting his signature on an export agreement between the two countries WA based livestock exporter Wellard has...
Country Hour for Wednesday 12 August, 2015
A new national survey concludes that more than half of Western Australia's wineries are unprofitable The Australian wine industry says there is a lack of money around for the marketing and promotion of the sector A forecast El Nino is still looming as...
Country Hour for Tuesday 11 August, 2015
The Indonesian Government has issued an extra 50,000 import permits for Australian cattle, in an effort to reduce the skyrocketing price of beef Since the live cattle export suspension of 2011 the beef industry and other agricultural sectors have had...
Country Hour for Monday 10 August, 2015
Media mogul Kerry Stokes is closing in on several key northern pastoral properties and is under contract to purchase Kimberley cattle station Napier Downs The Indonesian Government is assessing a plan to set up "quarantine islands" as it looks to...
Country Hour for Friday 7 August, 2015
Kimberley pastoralist Jack Burton is selling his Gingin abattoir, just north of Perth, and plans to focus attention on his Yeeda Rangeland Meat business in the north It's the first week of August and there are already mangoes in the market place A...
Country Hour for Thursday 6 August, 2015
Andrew and Nicola Forrest's Minderoo Group has purchased two Gascoyne stations, Brickhouse and Milinya stations, near Carnarvon Ben Waters, head of agribusiness with global business advisory firm FTI Consulting says more cattle stations will go under...
- Perth, WA