New incentives for bio diverse farms

THE FEDERAL government has announced two new programs which will see farmers receive incentives for a range of projects to improve biodiversity on farms, including payment for carbon if appropriate.

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Farmers will be rewarded for improving biosecurity on farms.

A $30 million pilot Agriculture Biodiversity Stewardship Program would see farmers receive incentives for projects that boost biodiversity and also, if appropriate, absorb carbon.