Land managers who wish to undertake plantation forestry projects to sequester carbon will now have the opportunity to participate in the carbon market, following Australian Government approval of a Plantation Forestry Method under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
Hort Innovation has launched the biggest ever trade push in Australian horticulture’s history with an ambitious plan to significantly grow exports by 2025, complementing an investment of more than $10.5M into trade activities in 2017.
The Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, used a major industry conference in Sydney to announce two significant initiatives designed to grow Australia’s food and agribusiness sector.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the new dairy industry Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements between farmers and processors.
The Queensland Renewable Fuels Association Inc (QRFA), have signed a partnership agreement with AgForce.
The 2017-18 Budget continues initiatives focused on supporting NSW exporters, who account for 42 per cent of all Australia’s services exports, attracting international investment into NSW, and developing strategic industries such as defence.
Thirty Australian dairy industry representatives are in China on an Austrade-led trade mission to demonstrate their products, services and technology at the China Dairy Expo.
The Cattle Council of Australia is calling for a united front between Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the Australian Meat Processing Corporation (AMPC) to co-operatively invest and accelerate the roll out of Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) objective carcass measurement technology across the Australian red meat processing sector.