The Queensland government has launched its ad safety campaign to tackle the high injury and fatality rates in agriculture.
The NT Government is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) to lease land near Ti Tree for the establishment of a horticultural enterprise.
WA Fisheries Minister Joe Francis said the speedy 'green tick' for new and expanded aquaculture proposals in the Kimberley Aquaculture Development Zone illustrated the value of the State setting up the zone - including securing the major environmental approvals in advance.
More than $502 million, or half a billion dollars, has been approved under the concessional loans schemes to support farm businesses who are doing it tough due to drought and more recently the downturn in dairy prices.
Victorian farmers dealing with and recovering from drought will have access to additional funding for Drought Concessional Loans following strong demand with a total of 59 loans, worth $24 million, approved since October 2015.
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Local Land Services are urging primary producers to report all damage following recent flood events.
‘You are not alone’ is the message Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) northern panel chair John Minogue wants to convey to growers watching helplessly as crops disappear under flood waters across regional New South Wales.