The QFF has welcomed amendments to the State’s Vegetation Management Act, which bring about changes that will allow farmers to sensibly and sustainably manage their land, and strike the right balance between sustainable agricultural productivity and sustainable environment management.
Delegates representing 11 nations have confirmed their attendance at the AUSVEG National Convention, Trade Show and Awards for Excellence and associated events, highlighting the increasing international recognition of the event, the biggest of its type in Australia.
46 tertiary students from across NSW have been awarded a Rural Scholarship from the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) Foundation.
Members of the Queensland Police Service’s Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad have been appointed to investigate the deaths of 46 heifers at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry's 'Swans Lagoon' property near Ayr.
Biosecurity Queensland is continuing its investigation after a horse tested positive to Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) infection in the Southern Downs.
THE Victorian Farmers Federation’s Grains Group met representatives of US food giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) on Friday 17 May to discuss its proposed takeover of Graincorp.
The Australian Made Campaign appeared before the Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport recently to address issues related to importing beef into Australia.
The PROfarm safe chainsaw operation and a range of SMARTtrain® chemical accreditation courses will be held in Glen Innes during May and June for farmers and industry workers.
Australian farmers want excess water from large floods to be ‘banked’ in aquifers for use in dry times.
The death of 46 heifers at the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry's 'Swans Lagoon' property near Ayr earlier this month is being independently investigated.
Older than 2 days
Dairy Futures CRC wins Excellence in Innovation Award: game-changing dairy industry technology
THE Queensland Farmers’ federation has welcomed moves from the State Government that will work to improve the process of taking bulk commodities out of trucks and off the roads, and into trains and on railways.
Following the success of beef brands which are underpinned by MSA, lamb is treading the same path.
The Alstonville-based macadamia oil business featured on ‘A Current Affair’ last Thursday has been inundated with orders and enquiries from around Australia and the world.
Innovative design and the latest technology will increase safety for animals and staff at the Naracoorte Regional Livestock Exchange (NRLE) when vital upgrades are completed at the end of May.
Come to find out about opportunities for agricultural expansion in Queensland’s north.
Farmers and rural landholders will benefit from greater access to Australia's carbon markets, following changes to land sector emissions reported under the Kyoto Protocol.
The five grains of summer – maize, soybean, sorghum, sunflower and mungbeans – will again be the focus of the Australian Summer Grains Conference
Grain growers with a heavy reliance on trifluralin for ryegrass management are urged to check their emerging crops in coming weeks for ryegrass resistance.
NSW Farmers industrial relations team will be running two workshops this week in Lismore and Bellingen which are specifically designed for the dairy industry.
Farmers and landholders across NSW who don’t have confidence in the new Local Land Services (LLS) agency are urged to contact their local member of parliament now, NSW Farmers said.
NSW Farmers is disappointed the opportunity to take mandatory electronic tags off the table once and for all was not taken at the recent Standing Council on Primary Industries (SCOPI) meeting.
The passing of the agricultural and veterinary chemicals amendment Bill by the lower house of Federal Parliament today is potentially another cost and regulatory burden for the agricultural sector, the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has said.
Dairy farmers across south-east Australia can expect 2013/14 opening farmgate milk prices higher than last years’ opening prices
Biosecurity SA has announced the discovery of Mediterranean fruit fly in Peterhead - the fourth fruit fly outbreak in metropolitan Adelaide for 2013.
Not much in it for farmers: food & fibre forgotten in Budget
National purse strings may be tight but people in rural and remote areas are holding out for things they have been promised
Chickpea farmers will gain a competitive market advantage through a new project which is tailoring new pulse varieties to Indian consumer preferences, including better taste and reduced cooking times.
Invest in the next boom: invest in food and fibre
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is calling for graingrowers to consider applying for a GRDC-sponsored Nuffield Scholarship.