Greens senator hears concerns
Southern NSW irrigators are working their way through the Senate in an effort to educate its members on the negative impacts of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, and encourage them to seek more balance in water policy.
An innovative trial testing the potential of Internet of Things technology on farms is now open to Victorian horticulture, dairy, sheep and grains farmers, thanks to support from the Victorian Government.
More farmers will be able to access vital assistance when they are going through tough times, with the net farm asset threshold for Farm Household Allowance maintained at $5million.
Taking a more proactive approach to regulation, research and education is the only way to ensure the Australian poultry industry is at the forefront of innovation, according to a Nuffield scholar.
NSW Nationals leader John Barilaro has committed to introducing a private members bill on red gums, which could open the door for timber harvesting to return to Deniliquin.
Many riders have long considered stallions to be dangerous or difficult, but new research now shows mares are also seen as ‘‘bossy’’ or ‘‘unreliable’’, raising concerns for their welfare.
A new study has shown that goat milk infant formula contains similar prebiotic properties to breast milk and could protect against harmful gut bacteria, such as E.coli.
Grain growers may one day soon be able to map soil in their paddocks without sending a single sample to the laboratory thanks to the efforts of an innovative young researcher.
A federal minister has described as ‘‘heartless’’ a Queensland Government decision to slash a transport subsidy for farmers in the years to come.
Australian Wool Innovation’s strategic plan for the next three years has been published, with traceability, consultation and measurement and evaluation highlighted as the major investment and operational priorities.
The Victorian Government’s Upskill and Invest Young Farmers Scholarships are now open for young farmers looking to access study and training, and then invest on-farm or in further professional development.
Research under way at Murdoch University is investigating the potential for algae to be used to clean up abattoir wastewater.
SPC is officially in the hands of its new owner, with the $40million sale of the iconic Shepparton business completed on June 28.
Two men, from Taggerty and Mansfield, have been fined more than $6000 and have been forced to forfeit firearms, tools and prohibited items for committing a number of hunting and firearm-related offences in north-east Victoria.
Human remains were discovered in dense bushland in Mooroopna on Wednesday afternoon. The body was found in the vicinity of Common Track by members of the public who quickly notified police. Shepparton Police processed the site in the early hours of...
A hotel in Mooroopna is currently taped off by police due to an assault that took place on the premises overnight. Shepparton Crime Investigation Unit acting sergeant Jeff Wren said a person has been hospitalised following the incident. He said the...
Powercor expects power will be restored in Tatura after midday today, after mass outages occurred across the town yesterday afternoon. The first reports of power outages in Tatura were at 3.30pm, due to high winds and heavy rainfall. A Powercor...
AN ECHUCA grandmother was confronted and may have been assaulted just after 6pm. Her family has posted security video in a bid to identify her attacker, who had been waiting on the veranda of the woman’s High St home. In their Facebook post the...