$220M upgrade for biosecurity facility

$220M upgrade for biosecurity facility

A world-renowned biosecurity facility in Geelong is doing vital work on COVID-19.

Farm office

06 APR 2020
Aussie farmers likely to weather COVID-19 storm

Aussie farmers likely to weather COVID-19 storm

Farming in favour despite COVID-19 pandemic.

Farm office

03 APR 2020
Changes at the top for CBH

Changes at the top for CBH

Simon Stead is the new chair of the CBH Group in Western Australia.

Farm office

03 APR 2020
Tax breaks part of stimulus package

Tax breaks part of stimulus package

Tax breaks for business are part of recently-announced packages from the Government.

Farm office

02 APR 2020
$110 million export freight boost announced

$110 million export freight boost announced

The government has announced assistance for high-value exports of agriculture and fishery products.

Farm office

01 APR 2020
Farmer of the Year nominations open

Farmer of the Year nominations open

It's time to start thinking about nominations for the Farmer of the Year competition.

Farm office

01 APR 2020
Government declares food production 'essential'

Government declares food production 'essential'

Food production will not be halted by the coronavirus.

Farm office

27 MAR 2020
Coronavirus spread forces border checks

Coronavirus spread forces border checks

Tougher restrictions, including on interstate travel are in place due to coronavirus spread.

Farm office

25 MAR 2020
Sky Muster boost during pandemic

Sky Muster boost during pandemic

Better satellite serviced have been temporarily introduced for remote areas.

Farm office

25 MAR 2020
Virus spread leads to unseen measures

Virus spread leads to unseen measures

Some businesses have been forced to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Farm office

23 MAR 2020
Peak body wants essential service recognition for farmers

Peak body wants essential service recognition for farmers

The NFF wants farming acknowledged as an essential service.

Farm office

23 MAR 2020
Coronavirus causing events to be culled

Coronavirus causing events to be culled

Local footy, field days and other events have fallen victim to coronavirus.

Farm office

18 MAR 2020
Calling young female high school students

Calling young female high school students

Female students are being urged to apply for a new Agri-Tech competition.

Farm office

16 MAR 2020
Farmer confidence bounces back

Farmer confidence bounces back

Confidence is returning to the farming sector.

Farm office

16 MAR 2020
Researchers uncover how invasive plants get a head start after fires

Researchers uncover how invasive plants get a head start after fires

A new study is shedding light on why some invasive plant species do well after a fire.

Farm office

13 MAR 2020
Workshops for young farmers start next week

Workshops for young farmers start next week

Workshops for young farmers will be held in the New South Wales Riverina this month.

Farm office

11 MAR 2020