Rural innovation ‘off the pace’
Better strategic leadership, investment in technology and more empowered regions are needed to make agriculture a $100billion industry according to a new report.
Making tough choices will be central to Australian agriculture’s continued success, according to Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences executive director Steve Hatfield-Dodd.
A new biosecurity levy is set to be implemented, despite the shipping industry criticising the Federal Government’s plan to have it foot the bill.
A number of wetlands around the region will be closed during the opening of the duck hunting season this weekend, the Game Management Authority has announced.
Assistant Agriculture Minister Richard Colbeck has poured cold water on a push for a specific visa for farm workers, arguing the idea is too narrow.
The number of farmers registering for drought assistance has hit the highest level in the past five months, with NSW having the most registrations, according to Australia’s leading rural charity Rural Aid.
SPC Ardmona and the Australian Manufacturers Workers’ Union are embroiled in a dispute over the medical testing of seasonal workers.
The Benalla Working Sheepdog Trial wrapped up on Thursday at Benalla Showgrounds, with the event exceeding organisers’ expectations.
Prospective buyers for SPC have been sniffing around the factory, but it is not yet clear who has the inside running.
Australia’s record-breaking summer ravaged the nation with temperatures so high fruit was cooked on trees while bushfires and floods caused havoc.
Devenish will soon welcome another piece of silo art, with Melbourne artist Cam Scale set to transform the town’s metal silo next month.
Drought-affected farmers across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina have received a helping hand on the weekend, with much-needed hay and feed supplies making their way to 100 farms.
The future of food supplies is under ‘‘severe threat’’ because of the number of animal and plant species disappearing, a United Nations report has found.
Police, CFA, Shepparton Search and Rescue and State Emergency Service personnel are on the scene of a truck rollover in Murchison. It is believed a truck rolled off the bridge as you enter the town and has landed in the Goulburn River below. The...
Ten months after launching with much fanfare, Oliver’s Real Food has suddenly closed.
Eagerly awaiting the keys to his new home, Shepparton’s Alex Newling, 20, could never have imagined he would be in the position he is today.