He is an easy-going larrikin blessed with infectious charisma, so it may shock some to learn Australian cricket legend Brad Hogg contemplated taking his own life 11 years ago.
A touching subject that “resonated with many” formed the centrepiece of this year’s Newdegate Machinery Field Days with the theme Growing Mental Health.
The Newdegate Machinery Field Days has returned in style, with a bumper crowd of more than 10,000 children and adults braving the cold and flooding through the gates during the two-day event.
Cally Dupe & Adam Poulsen
Huge crowds flocked in record breaking numbers to the Wheatbelt for the highly anticipated Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days.
Gas heaters and a coffee machine provided plenty of comfort to farmers visiting the CBH shed at the Newdegate Machinery Field Days.
Beers and conversation were flowing at the CBH Group’s Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days sundowner, with plenty to talk about ahead of what could be a record harvest.
The weather was chilly but spirits were high at this year’s Newdegate Machinery Field Days, with a good growing season buoying spirits after three years of limited rain.
A PhD student who conducted innovative trials on how to improve chickpea crop yields in Kununurra has been selected as one of four Australian delegates at the 2021 Bayer Youth Ag Summit.
Seesawing temperatures are causing headaches for farmers in the Geraldton Port Zone as thirsty crops battered by freezing temperatures contend with days above 30C.
A candid image of a farmer and his workmate captured during seeding last year has won top spot in this year’s CBH Photo Competition ahead of a record 230 entries.
Miling farmer Barry Large has been appointed the first WA chair of national advocacy group Grain Producers Australia, an organisation he helped set up more than 10 years ago.
One of the State’s leading agricultural groups has rebranded to “remove any perceived barriers”, reflect its inclusiveness and “embrace the times”.
Labor has introduced the Electoral Equality Bill, which will scrap the six existing Legislative Council regions — including three in the bush — in favour of a single ‘whole of State’ electorate.
The Tasmanian government says it will develop a 10-year plan for the island state's salmon industry, including an immediate 12-month moratorium on new leases.
Jamie Glasfurd, who faced court today, said nothing other than to confirm his identity and thank the court as he was led away by a guard at Hakea prison, where he is currently remanded.
An ex-Liberal MP is at the centre of salacious allegations that a one-time sex worker he had a relationship with broke into his house and threatened to kill him before allegedly breaching her bail.
Tim Clarke and Peter Law
Broomehill top-gun shearer Damien Boyle was best on the boards at the 21st Dyson Jones Corrigin Shears on Saturday, winning the open final against a line-up of some of WA’s best shearers.
X-ray technology that measures bone, muscle and fat at abattoir chain speed, has been adopted into the WA lamb industry, with hopes it will lead to a future of robotic carcase processing.
The Perth Royal Show’s specialty cattle breeds display will feature the first showing of genetics going back to renowned UK Dexter sire Breoch Sultan.
WA’s marketing of lamb overseas took a COVID hit, but as consumers adapted to lockdowns and stayed home, lamb found a new appreciation.
A high-performance sheep enterprise has valued-added lamb production to produce a 48kg liveweight lamb off 30 days in a feedlot.
A group of Great Southern sheep producers have confirmed that confinement feeding is a low-cost game changer giving locked-up pasture more time to grow and lambs more chance to survive.
Cascade-bred Merino and Poll Merino rams reached a top price of $15,000 at the Pickering family's 10th annual on-property sale, with results reflecting an improved season throughout Esperance region.
The owner of five childcare centres in Perth’s northern suburbs is disappointed at the refusal of her application to establish another in Kallaroo.
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