Body joins NFF
Not-for-profit dairy industry body Australian Organic Limited has officially joined the National Farmers’ Federation, saying organic producers need a strong voice in Canberra.
Innovative solutions are needed to build Australia’s biosecurity capabilities and better manage risks associated with hitchhiker pests and disease.
From world-first banana flour to organic milk, innovative Australian farmers are cashing in on the rise of valuable niche markets fuelled by health-conscious shoppers.
Australia’s biosecurity detector dogs now have their noses honed on one of the nation’s most unwanted exotic pests — the brown marmorated stink bug.
Australia’s visa rules have been relaxed to make it easier for farmers to hire skilled seasonal workers.
The discovery of a second Queensland fruit fly in New Zealand’s biggest city has biosecurity services scampering to find any more of the potentially devastating pest.
Trap building and awareness about tackling Queensland fruit fly were the buzz at a session at Shepparton’s Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE on Thursday.
Funding is available for farmers to protect scattered paddock trees, as Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority and Greater Shepparton City Council work together to preserve the region’s native vegetation.
Peter McCallum can trace the farming family gene back to Devon in England.
A push is under way for investment in state-of-the-art sorting technology aimed at keeping Goulburn Valley fruit production globally competitive.
Rocky Varapodio has a plan to bring the humble pear into the 21st century.
SPC is expected to have a new owner by the end of the financial year, with an Australian company tipped to take over the Shepparton-based business.
Growing a healthy crop can make or break any yield or harvest.
Farmers have called for urgent action to address climate change in the wake of a new report detailing the extent to which climate change has fuelled extreme weather events in 2018.
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