Cattle producers have celebrated the first live export ship in four years to depart from Port Hedland with the Angus Express loading about 2,000 Pilbara cattle, headed for Indonesia

The Muslim festival of sacrifice Eid al-Adha is marked by slaughtering animals and donating the meat to the poor and it is a time of year when many Australian abattoirs and butchers donate meat for celebrations

Buru Energy has resumed exporting crude oil from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, loading a shipment out of Wyndham on the weekend bound for Papua New Guinea

Rising commodity prices are driving an increase in mining activity through-out Australia, particularly for copper and gold producers, who have seen prices rise 18 and 12 per cent respectively

The Association of Mining and Exploration Companies has welcomed a new tax deduction scheme, the Junior Mineral Exploration Tax Credit, announced by Prime Ministers Malcolm Turnbull at the weekend

Trials by the West Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development have found that Geraldton could be the perfect place to grow quinoa, which will grow well with irrigation or in coastal conditions

Australian artisan cheesemakers are gearing up to meet a significant growth in demand from domestic consumers and Asian export markets

A farming family in Western Australia who diversified their broadacre property to include pastured egg production, say they cannot keep up with demand from consumers

Some wheatbelt farmers are concerned that if Royalties for Regions is scrapped, an ambitious plan to improve salinity might be in jeopardy; the Wheatbelt Catchment Alliance of WA is trying to secure funding for 1,000 kilometres of drainage to fix salinity problems in the agricultural region