Queensland cane growers have wrapped up a long and testing harvest season in which just over 34 million tonnes of sugarcane was sent to the state’s 21 mills for crushing.
Consumer group CHOICE has finally trashed its accord with the average consumer after renewing its ill-informed boycott on free range eggs.
The world leading Meat Standards Australia (MSA) eating quality program has continued to grow and deliver returns to the farm gate in 2015-16, with more than 3 million cattle and 5 million sheep presented for MSA grading during the last financial year.
Federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources and Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce, has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) draft determination to allow cane farmers to collective bargain cane supply and related contracts with sugar millers and sugar marketers.
The WA Open for Business program reached a major milestone with the opening of a Perth-based trade office to help facilitate up to $10 billion of private sector investment to help transform Western Australia's agribusiness sector.