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Farmers to Gain New Incentives

Farmers in Australia are being encouraged to take advantage of a multi-million dollar government programme aimed at lowering the country's carbon emissions. Farmers were...

Is Fruit Picking the New ‘Schoolies’?

According to professional chef and fourth-generation farmer Matt Moran, teenagers yearning to spread their wings after the lockdown may be the answer to Australia's...

Labour Shortage Sours A Bumper Australian Harvest

Tony Halfhide, a retired Sydney accountant, has been packing his luggage and playing his guitar for weeks. The 65-year-old has been waiting for a...

Prices on the rise but the farming community remains unhappy

Some farmers believe a price increase on fresh fruits and vegetables has resulted in profits, while others say it has not. In the June...

Added pressure on farmers over emission targets

Oscar Pearse, a sixth-generation farmer, is anticipating the greatest crop his family farm has produced in 90 years. The 2,800-hectare property has been managed...

South Australia Eradicates Fruit Fly Outbreaks

The state's $1.3 billion agricultural sector has been relieved of fears after a series of Mediterranean fruit fly infestations were eradicated across metropolitan Adelaide....

House Gains Overtaken by Carbon Prices

Clare Cannon, who lives on Woomargama station, 50 kilometres north of Albury on the NSW-Victoria boundary, is optimistic about the future. 1,100 grass-fed Hereford...

Finding Shearers a Tough Challenge of Australian Agriculture

As the business battles the COVID-19-induced labour crisis, training the very next group of shearers will be a top focus in 2022. Acting CEO...

Clonal Trees Help Meet Demand for Avocados

Australian technology is rethinking the avocado business at a nursery in the distant regions of Northern NSW. Scientists have been collaborating with the Anderson...

Australia enjoys a bumper agricultural Year

In the following months, bountiful farming conditions are expected, bringing further positive news to the agricultural sector. According to the newest Australian Agriculture Outlook...