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Disgruntled grain growers are considering launching a legal fighting fund to help a former executive in his dispute with CBH.

WA grain growers with summer weeds such as button grass, fleabane, sowthistle and tar vine are sought to participate in weed management trials to be conducted by the Department of Agriculture and …

Leading grains industry stakeholders will from this month join forces to develop solutions aimed at addressing the skills gap in the sector.

In a harvest season of devastating fires, early rain and hail, Esperance zone farmers have delivered a record tonnage of 2.667 million tonnes into the CBH system.

WA growers have defied the odds and produced their fourth-largest grain harvest on record, with the 13.6 million tonnes delivered estimated to be worth $3.8 billion to the WA economy.

It only takes a handful of people to make a big difference in a country community.

Support gathered for a plan to corporatise the co-operative with financial backing from GrainCorp and others.

The Australian arm of New Zealand-based agricultural conglomerate PGG Wrightson has been awarded the rights to purchase the Department of Agriculture and Food WA's Pasture Breeding and Agronomy …

CBH chief executive Andy Crane has opened up about the organisation’s cost-cutting program after another high-profile departure from his management team.

For many grain growers aged in their 30s, the current season is the best run in their farming lives after doing it tough for a decade or more.

It's time to hang up the boots and crack open the champagne for Bruce Rock farmers Darren and Tracy Kilminster and their children Bella, Charlie and Ruby.

Farmers in the eastern Wheatbelt are hoping trials investigating the application of ultra-fine lime on their acidic soils will provide them with a bigger bang for their buck.

Labor Agricultural Region MLC and Northam farmer Darren West expressed concern in Parliament last week after his truckload of non-GM canola was contaminated by GM canola at the Avon CBH receival …

The State's harvest crossed the 10 million-tonne mark last week - about 80 per cent complete - but many farmers once again had to stop progress at the weekend because of rain.

"Trust me, mum," were the last words Rhonda Morcombe heard from son Shorty as he headed out the door.

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