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Wellard founder Mauro Balzarini will enjoy a $US650,000 ($900,000) annual package and be in line for bonuses after the planned float of his livestock export group.

Australian woolgrowers have voted to retain the 2 per cent levy on wool sales after WoolPoll results were announced last week.

Beef cattle weaner sales reached a top price of 362c/kg last week when Elders sold the first yarding of new season stores.

Gina Rinehart will become the sole owner of of two cattle stations in the Kimberley in a deal worth more than $40 million.

Livestock exporter Wellard's stock will be priced at $1.39 for its initial public offering ahead of a listing on the Australian Securities Exchange.

An "unbeatable" senior Black Angus female with bull calf at foot was judged supreme all breeds beef exhibit at the Albany Royal Agricultural Show.

The Muchea Livestock Centre has struck an agistment deal with live- animal export giant Wellard.

Woolgrowers who are eligible to have an influence on the Australian Wool Innovation board election process should prepare now to decide their vote.

Wool broker Wool Agency has expanded its client services with the appointment of woolclasser Paul Tunnard.

When it comes to making money in the prime lamb industry, a high-yielding carcase will always provide a better return over the hooks than a low-yielding one.

The Lincoln Red is an under-numbered and under-rated cattle breed, according to the owner of the State's only stud for the cattle, Neil Derrick.

A silo of feed aboard a Russian-bound live animal ship has combusted, leaving the vessel stranded and thousands of cattle waiting to load.

This year's International Woolmark Prize winner, US designer Marcia Patmos, has launched her award-winning woollen range in Australia.

The Kimberley has been showcased as a potential cattle and meat export supermarket to a high-profile delegation from Thailand.

In an ever-changing industry, WAMMCO chief executive Coll MacRury was pleased to report a record $287 million turnover for 2014/15.

In an emotional address, WAMMCO's Dawson Bradford delivered his final chairman's report at the specialised lamb supplier's annual general meeting held in Kojonup last week.

Selling in a rising wool market last week, the Rintoul family, of Auburn Valley Merino stud, Williams, could not believe their luck.

One of WA's most outstanding line-ups of Angus stud females went under the hammer last week, setting the benchmark for the breed's maternal domination of the State's cattle industry.

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