Wongan Hills farmer, piggery operator and orchardist Sue Middleton is one of two farmers on the eight-member board of the Grains Research and Development Corporation and she is eager to represent the interests of West Australian farmers

WAFarmers grains group president Duncan Young says that he thinks the GRDC board should have more farmer representatives so that it reflects the interests of farmers

Up to 60 Rio Tinto train drivers are to be made redundant in the next year, with increasing automation in the mining industry after the company's first fully autonomous heavy haul train journey

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy has taken its campaign against the State Government plan to increase gold royalty to the steps of Parliament today to say 3,000 jobs could be lost

WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt says he felt he had a productive discussion with the CME, but he says he is not likely to change his mind

Wet weather in Esperance has delayed the official start to the 2017-18 grains harvest, but CBH Zone Manager Mick Daw says he is preparing to receive one of the biggest crops ever in the region

New data limits for those using the Sky Muster satellite network began in October, doubling the data allowance to a maximum of 300 giga-bytes a month and peak use to 75 giga-bytes

Geraldton Police Aboriginal liaison officer Bobby Pepper took a group of indigenous school kids to a farm to watch 300 sheep being shorn for a holiday excursion

Elders livestock manager Tom Marron says producers who are planning to sell stock should do so now while prices for good quality cattle are up