Farmers seek return of drought rebates

Farmers seek return of drought rebates

THE New South Wales Farmers Association is urging the state government to match the Queensland government's...

Archive

15 SEPTEMBER 2014
National panic follows brutal National Commission of Audit report findings

National panic follows brutal National Commission of Audit report findings

A WAVE of controversial National Commission of Audit recommendations to slash government spending triggered...

Archive

02 MAY 2014
Melbourne port sell-off should fund urgent rail upgrades: VFF

Melbourne port sell-off should fund urgent rail upgrades: VFF

VICTORIAN grain growers have warned that the state's ageing freight rail network is in desperate need...

Agronomy

26 MARCH 2014
Landcare founders call for a decade of action

Landcare founders call for a decade of action

IT IS the 25th anniversary of Landcare's formation and the Australian Conservation Foundation along with...

Archive

24 MARCH 2014
Time to build breaks in our national parks: VFF

Time to build breaks in our national parks: VFF

IT IS time to more effectively manage the fires that risk Australia's national parks and reserves each...

Agronomy

24 MARCH 2014
Japan FTA: NFF demands a fair go for all

Japan FTA: NFF demands a fair go for all

NEGOTIATIONS over the Australia-Japan free trade agreement are looking as though they will soon be concluded....

Archive

21 MARCH 2014
Australian herd improvement future in doubt

Australian herd improvement future in doubt

THE future competitiveness of Australian genetics and herd improvement is in doubt, according to United...

Livestock General

17 MARCH 2014
Action plan needed for drought-stricken farmers

Action plan needed for drought-stricken farmers

WHILE several peak farming bodies around Australia have welcomed Prime Minister Tony Abbott's acknowledgement...

Archive

07 FEBRUARY 2014
Chemical red tape cuts welcomed

Chemical red tape cuts welcomed

THE federal government has moved to remove red tape for agricultural chemicals, with farming groups saying...

Archive

20 DECEMBER 2013
CSG and fraccing progress a positive for farmers

CSG and fraccing progress a positive for farmers

FARMERS on the east coast are welcoming improvements to CSG and mining laws, which are being tabled by...

Archive

27 NOVEMBER 2013
Chicken processors fined $400K for false claims

Chicken processors fined $400K for false claims

  THE processors and suppliers of Steggles-branded chicken products – Baiada Poultry Pty Ltd and Bartter...

Archive

01 NOVEMBER 2013