WA’s new Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan has outlined her agenda for key sectors in farming and agriculture, including a future northern research institution and rebuilding the Department of Agriculture and Food.
Jacinta Bolsenbroek Esperance local Fleur McDonald is a WA finalists for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation’s (RIRDC) 2017 Rural Woman of the Year awards.
Megan Cechner Munglinup farmer Michelle Barrett is the new chairperson of the CBH Grower Advisory Council (GAC), the first woman to be elected to the position in the GAC’s history.
The SEPWA Harvest Review held recently at Esperance Bay Yacht Club attracted about 80 participants to the day.
The Coalition government is improving access to safe and effective agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals, with almost $2.5 million in grants approved for priority uses.
From a young age, Darcie Yeend loved farms and the outdoors and it was this passion that led her to study a Bachelor of Agribusiness at Marcus Oldham College in Geelong.
Local Esperance and Ravensthorpe farmers are set to benefit with a new project being delivered by South Coast Natural Resource Management with funding recently awarded through the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission’s Regional Grants Scheme and the WA Government’s Royalties for Regions Program.
University students studying an agriculture associated degree are encouraged to apply for the Rob Ashman Memorial scholarship.