Canegrowers welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement of a $10 million Regional Business Support Package which includes funding for a series of farm electricity pricing trials.
A research report analyses how Australian farmers can capitalise on opportunities to supply overseas markets where consumers are willing to pay higher prices for quality local food products.
Countries around the world are putting restrictions on the use of nitrogen fertilisers to decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and this, plus large input costs, prompted 2014 Nuffield Scholar Nigel Corish to investigate ways to reduce his industry’s reliance on it.
Fresh produce businesses have the opportunity to enhance their understanding of food safety issues and of ways to add value to their business at a workshop being held in Hobart.
Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is calling for individuals, organisations and project teams to submit preliminary proposals for on-farm research, development and adoption (RD&A) projects that benefit sheepmeat and grassfed beef producers.
Leading Australian vegetable industry body Ausveg has welcomed announcement of a likely compromise deal on the controversial “backpacker tax”, with the Government agreeing to a rate of 15 per cent, which is considerably less than the 19 per cent rate put to Parliament.
A report commissioned by the WA State Government has found the Western Australian agrifood sector has significant untapped potential for further growth, and is highly attractive to a wide range of investors both locally and globally.
The WA Government has announced that an adjustment package to support Western Australian potato growers' transition to a deregulated marketplace is now available.