Gippsland steer finishers competed strongly on Hereford weaner and yearling steers at Bairnsdale, with prices hitting 446c/kg.
There are over 500 species of fruit fly in our region, and the great majority are no problem for growers. Some, however, are among the most destructive pests of horticulture.
Drought policy, beef markets, rural crime issues and national parks will all be on the agenda during multi-topic field days AgForce is hosting in North West Queensland starting.
AgForce is proud that Queensland finalist Kirsty McCormack was named the national 2017 NAB Agribusiness Rising Beef Industry Champion in Canberra.
The Victorian Farmers Federation has welcomed the Victorian State Government’s commitment to a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas in Victoria and an extension of the ban on conventional onshore gas development until June 2020.
NSW Farmers welcomes announcement by Deputy Premier Troy Grant that a reengineered NSW Police Force will include a Deputy Commissioner for Regional NSW Field Operations and a greater focus on the needs of rural NSW.
Ausveg and PMA Australia-New Zealand Limited (PMA-ANZ) will unite to deliver a joint industry conference and trade show in 2017, marking an historic partnership between two of horticulture’s leading organisations.
Australian cotton growers and those in the industry are urged to have their say in the Australian Government’s review into the proposed ‘Backpacker Tax’.