Biosecurity

Bird flu strains detected in Victoria are not the same as those found recently in US dairies and pose little threat to Australian cattle. Credit: Parilov, Shutterstock.
CATTLE

Victorian bird flu outbreak poses little risk to Australian cattle

Avian influenza strains at Victorian poultry farms are different to those infecting US dairy cattle.

19 June 2024

Senators stop Biosecurity Protection Levy progressing. Credit: Eric Buermeyer, Shutterstock.
AGRIBUSINESS

Biosecurity levy blocked as The Greens declare official opposition

The Greens officially joined the Coalition, One Nation and independent MPs in opposing the BPL.

17 May 2024

The WA Government will invest $26.2m in the state's biosecurity systems, including three million to manage the impact of feral deer and pigs. Credit: DPIRD.
AGRIBUSINESS

WA biosecurity to receive $26.2m boost

The WA Government has committed $26.2m to bolstering the state's biosecurity.

02 May 2024

The Australian Greens and other federal cross-benchers have supported farmers in strong opposition to the Biosecurity Protection Levy. Photo: Gareth Willey, Shutterstock.
AGRIBUSINESS

Australian Greens take strong stance against biosecurity levy

Australian Greens vow to vote against the BPL in the House of Representatives.

22 March 2024

 NFF president David Jochinke said the report was another example of independent analysis supporting producers' claims are entirely valid. Photo courtesy of NFF.
AGRIBUSINESS

Academics back opposition to proposed biosecurity levy

ANU academics have validated concerns about the proposed BPL, and offered two alternatives.

25 February 2024

 Peak farming bodies want more information on adjustments to the controversial biosecurity levy. Photo: Ben White.
INSIGHT

Biosecurity levy adjusted but questions remain

Industry leaders are calling for clarity on changes to a proposed biosecurity levy.

14 February 2024

 Farm groups have united in a push to scrap the proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy, which is due to be implemented by July. Picture Mark Saunders.
AGRIBUSINESS

Farms groups unite against biosecurity "tax"

Farm groups are urging the Government to scrap the biosecurity levy.

19 January 2024

The Productivity Commission has shone a light on a proposed biosecurity levy. Photo: Mark Saunders.
AGRIBUSINESS

Biosecurity protection: levy or tax?

A new report reinforces Biosecurity Protection Levy concerns.

15 December 2023

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Utrisha N: The new biostimulant boosting broadacre yield potential

Extensive trials conducted across Australia show boosted yields in a wide range of

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Maximise your nitrogen use efficiency

Losing nitrogen to the environment can be costly.

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Safety first for the year ahead

Since 1870, Blundstone, have supported & protecting farmers across Australia from

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Precise and Productive Seeding Equipment

The success of next year's harvest begins now, with strong preparation and planning.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Grouper Bins (July 2024)

This month's Research Report from Kondinin Group looks at a range of Australian-made grouper bins which can make a big difference when it comes to input logistics on the farm.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.