Sharpening the sheep business has been the focus of leading sheep event, the Agribusiness Sheep Updates, delivered by the Department of Agriculture and Food.
Cattle numbers at Roma Store declined 68%, to 2,066 head.
The Australian vegetable industry has welcomed the news that Japan has granted market access for Australian pumpkins and melons, paving the way for Aussie pumpkins to be exported to Japan immediately.
A combination of factors has led to severe early infection of blackleg disease in canola crops in southern Australia (South Australia, Victoria and southern New South Wales).
The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is joining forces with local vegetable-processing company Simplot as part of a new project to improve the productivity and profitability of processing peas in Tasmania.
Sugarcane grower organisation Canegrowers is bitterly disappointed that negotiations between Wilmar Sugar and QSL have reached an impasse serving to frustrate the implementation of competition in sugar marketing.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is encouraging farmers from throughout the state to have their say on the Federal Government’s ‘Backpacker Tax’ Review.