Improving the profitability & sustainability of Esperance port zone grain growers

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Farmers in the Esperance region have welcomed news of $3 million State Government funding towards developing business grade internet across the Esperance district and the time has now come to register your interest by signing up.

Securing the Esperance Digital Farm grant was a combined effort over 12 months by the South East Premium Wheatgrowers Association and WA owned telecommunications carrier CipherTel to ensure the proposal meets the needs…

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Three scholarships totalling $8500, supported by Viridis Ag, Farm and General and South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) will be offered again in 2021. 

The scholarships are to support capacity building in the agricultural industry and raise awareness of depression in rural Australia. The scholarships are available to a commencing or current undergraduate student studying in Agricultural Science or Agribusiness.

The Rob Ashman…

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A skilled labour shortage has been flagged as a looming issue this harvest due to WA’s hard border to the rest of Australia and the world.

The minister for Agriculture and Food, Alannah MacTiernan has indicated that the chances of workers being allowed entry from overseas or the eastern states is increasingly unlikely. Instead the Government is supporting local training options.

Employing Local Workers

The WA Government is putting significant…

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