Diplomatic Heads of Mission and representatives to Australia from ASEAN countries will visit Toowoomba from 14-16 August 2017 to promote cooperation between Australia and ASEAN countries in agriculture, infrastructure, logistics, and food distribution in rural areas.
NT Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Ken Vowles launched Australia’s first Water Buffalo Manual, which aims to help the development of Australia’s Water Buffalo Industry.
The latest National Australia Bank (NAB) Rural Commodities Index fell 1.2 per cent in July 2017, driven by weaker livestock prices offsetting some big gains across some grains.
Horticulture organisation, Growcom, is deeply disappointed by reports that rogue operators have exploited farm workers under the Seasonal Worker Programme.
The Federal Government launched the 2017–18 Farm Business Concessional Loans Scheme in Tasmania, with an initial commitment of $10 million to support eligible farm businesses.
Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, visited Foodworks in Goondiwindi with the Member for Maranoa, David Littleproud, to see how the new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) changes are helping local shoppers make the home-grown choice.
The Deakin University Warrnambool Campus will be boosted with the introduction of a new major in Food and Agribusiness in 2018.