Wednesday, 20 September 2017 (All day)
ABARES Regional Outlook conference - Kununurra
Join others from around your region to hear the latest economic trends and agricultural commodity updates from ABARES speakers, as well as business innovation stories from local business people and producers.
A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the grains sector.
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The demand for high value agricultural produce continues to increase and provides great opportunities to Australian agriculture. However, with that comes the challenge of farming in an increasingly competitive and volatile environment.
Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed during spring.
Longans (Dimocarpus longan) is a member of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae) which includes lychee and rambutan. It is a subtropical species suitable for cultivation from Carnarvon to Kununurra.
The border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia were implemented by the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (now the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development) on behalf of the
WA horticulture industries are well positioned to capture the growing demand and opportunities in the overseas market. However knowing the strength and weakness of each industry and addressing the issues is important in capitalising on this opportunity.