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Latest variety information on-hand for growers

Growers and advisers across Australia can now use the latest results on the performance of different grain varieties - incorporating results from the 2023...

Interim report backs farmers’ call for mandatory code

The National Farmers’ Federation welcomes the interim report reviewing the adequacy of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, saying the recommendations would help...

Michael Crowley named MLA’s new managing director

Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) has announced that Michael Crowley will be its next managing director, starting in the role on 27 May. The announcement...

New toolkit and information to help Trees on Farms

A SERIES of information initiatives aimed at advising potential farmers and landowners interested in the on-farm forest plantation sector is now available as part...

Research investigating ways to put methane reducing technology into the paddock

New research is investigating the potential of a lick-block formula that could help reduce methane emissions from livestock. This research is part of a collaboration...

Coalition, Greens and independents unite behind farmers: NFF

The country's peak farming body says farmers welcomed the support of Coalition, Greens and independent MPs, who voted together in opposition to the Biosecurity...

Improved margin outlook for Australia’s upcoming winter crop: Rabobank

Australia’s grain growers are looking to improved prospects in the season ahead, with 2024/25 gross margins set to increase on the back of a...

Market report, March 15

Yarding: 603 Change: -1037 NARACOORTE CATTLE Tuesday, March 12 A big drop of over 1,000 head to 603 this week at Naracoorte following the long weekend ...

Reporting mouse numbers

Grain growers across Australia are being urged to check their paddocks and record mouse numbers activity as part of a campaign aimed at early...

New panel locks in transparency: Government

A new Sustainable Biosecurity Funding Advisory Panel will for the first-time boost transparency for farmers and importers by giving them a say on biosecurity...

GRDC invests $1.9m in research for climate-resilient crops

The Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) has partnered with the Australian National University (ANU) and industry partners to invest in research to accelerate...

More grants to grow Australia’s plantation forests are now open

The second round of grants for the $74 million Support Plantation Establishment Program is now open for applications. Farm foresters, First Nations businesses and the...

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Hand forged costume wins big

YEARS of practice and a love for traditional blacksmithing lead Clare Valley’s Thomas Cook securing best costume at this year’s Fantasy Medieval Fair. On Sunday,...

Speeders called out