A bumper turn-out to a very co-operative farming forum

A bumper turn-out to a very co-operative farming forum

THE federal government's Farm Co-operatives and Collaboration Pilot Program (FCCPP) has kicked off with

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02 SEP 2016
Victoria fraccing ban a win for farmers: VFF

Victoria fraccing ban a win for farmers: VFF

VICTORIA has become the first state in Australia to permanently lock the gates on fraccing and unconventional

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31 AUG 2016
Australia must act now to capture Asian 'agriboom'

Australia must act now to capture Asian 'agriboom'

THE Productivity Commission draft paper on the regulation of agriculture looks set to heat up the debate

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31 AUG 2016
Blackleg disease kicks in early in southern canola crops

Blackleg disease kicks in early in southern canola crops

A COMBINATION of factors has led to severe early infection of blackleg disease in this year's canola

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31 AUG 2016
Farmers call for analysis on Murray-Darling Basin impact

Farmers call for analysis on Murray-Darling Basin impact

PEAK farming bodies including the National Farmers' Federation and Cotton Australia have called for the

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29 AUG 2016
NSW alert for Russian wheat aphid

NSW alert for Russian wheat aphid

FOLLOWING new confirmations of Russian wheat aphids near Griffith, Jerilderie and Swan Hill on the Victorian

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29 AUG 2016
WEATHERZONE: Pressure readings

WEATHERZONE: Pressure readings

This month's question is:

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29 AUG 2016
Nominations for Farmer of the Year extended!

Nominations for Farmer of the Year extended!

DUE to popular request, nominations for the Kondinin Group-ABC Rural Australian Farmer of the Year have

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26 AUG 2016
Farmers face extra costs; potential trade chaos after EID tag system shake-up

Farmers face extra costs; potential trade chaos after EID tag system shake-up

THE Victorian government's decision to introduce mandatory electronic identification tags for sheep and

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24 AUG 2016
Farmers to figure in Qld energy agenda

Farmers to figure in Qld energy agenda

THE issue of affordable electricity prices in Queensland continues to impact farmers, with the Queensland

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24 AUG 2016
Have your say to help shape a better imported food system

Have your say to help shape a better imported food system

TO AVOID a repeat of the 2015 imported frozen berries incident, the Coalition is introducing a new food

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24 AUG 2016
Qld land clearing laws fail, farmers relieved

Qld land clearing laws fail, farmers relieved

THE QUEENSLAND government's controversial bid to tighten land-clearing laws has been rejected in parliament,

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22 AUG 2016
Report reveals economic importance of Great Artesian Basin to farmers

Report reveals economic importance of Great Artesian Basin to farmers

THE federal government has released a report examining the significant economic value generated by Great

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22 AUG 2016
National Landcare Awards coming up

National Landcare Awards coming up

THERE are 69 outstanding Landcare champions that make up this year's National Landcare Awards finalists.

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22 AUG 2016
Low cost remote control and telemetry

Low cost remote control and telemetry

If you've ever wanted to check a cattle trough, the water level in a tank, or simply switch a pump on

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19 AUG 2016
Hurry up and get your Farmer of the Year nominations in!

Hurry up and get your Farmer of the Year nominations in!

TIME is running out for Australia's best farmers to nominate for the Kondinin Group-ABC Rural Australian

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19 AUG 2016