WA's Soil Health Champions have been revealed in the push to highlight the importance of soil health in the State's southern agricultural regions.

Mining billionaire leads the stampede for WA cattle industry assets after buying two stations in the Gascoyne.

Its been 14 years since Tammin farmer Rodney Stokes has seen July rains like those he received last week.

Only a couple of years ago, the region around Southern Cross was so dry that it was used as an example of how some WA farmers needed drought funding assistance.

Dry July in the Wheatbelt came to an abrupt halt last week, with falls of more than 135mm recorded in eastern parts.

A group of scientists working in the Wheatbelt have turned back the clock in the search for a low-input summer food source for sheep.

Sweeping changes to regional electoral boundaries could see the loss of one parliamentary seat for country voters at the 2017 WA State election.

The traditionally reliable region of Mingenew and souther parts of the Mid West are experiencing one of their driest seasons on record.

WA's peak farming organisation WAFarmers is back in the black after selling half a million litres of milk in six months.

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