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Victorian farmers welcome hay trucking relief
Victorian farmers welcome hay trucking relief

The Victorian Farmers Federation welcomes the Federal Government’s move to allow longer and higher loads of hay and fodder to travel to drought-affected farmers on state...

Positioning the red meat industry for further growth
Positioning the red meat industry for further growth

Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud welcomed the Red Meat Advisory Council’s independent review of the rules of engagement in the red meat industry. (more…)...

Survey of grains–livestock producers about biosecurity plans
Survey of grains–livestock producers about biosecurity plans

It’s been a while since the introduction of the Johne’s Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) and the addition of biosecurity and animal welfare requirements to the Livestock...

Wild dog game changer
Wild dog game changer

A groundbreaking new Wild Dog Alert system is being developed to help protect livestock by sending real-time messages about wild dog presence directly to producers and...

Mobile Black Spot nominations open
Mobile Black Spot nominations open

WAFarmers congratulates the Federal Government on their on-going commitment to improving telecommunications across regional Australia with the release of the $25 million from round 4 of...

It’s all about ME, grain crops for livestock
It’s all about ME, grain crops for livestock

As the big dry continues, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) scientists have some tips for producers to explore how to best maximise opportunities from moisture-stressed...

Rainfall welcomed but not drought breaking
Rainfall welcomed but not drought breaking

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has released the latest State Seasonal Update, which indicates NSW received welcome widespread rainfall throughout August 2018; however 99.8...

Young agricultural innovators: Australia needs you
Young agricultural innovators: Australia needs you

Australia’s young agricultural scientists, innovators and researchers are being invited to submit their agricultural research project ideas for a chance to share in up to $286,000...

Women invited to the 2018 Rural Women’s Gathering in Merimbula
Women invited to the 2018 Rural Women’s Gathering in Merimbula

Women living and working in regional and rural NSW are invited to register for the 26th NSW Rural Women’s Gathering, which will be hosted in the...

Farrowing fun makes for contented sows
Farrowing fun makes for contented sows

Innovative research in Pork CRC Project 1A-111 by scientists from University of Melbourne, Rivalea Australia, SARDI and Sun Pork Farms into the contentment or affective state...

Drought affected farmers urge rethink on land use laws
Drought affected farmers urge rethink on land use laws

AgForce is calling for a rethink on land use laws that have made it more complicated and difficult for farmers to feed their animals during times...

Sheep Producers Australia welcomes Indonesia FTA
Sheep Producers Australia welcomes Indonesia FTA

Sheep Producers Australia welcomes the announcement of the end of negotiations for a free trade agreement with Indonesia as a potential growth market for Australian sheepmeat. ...