Federal Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, recognised the vital importance of government investment in roads and infrastructure to aid Australia’s hard working livestock and rural transporters at an industry dinner.
Favourable weather conditions across grain growing regions of Australia throughout the season have helped the nation’s crop farmers deliver a record harvest, according to Rural Bank and Rural Finance’s February 2017 Australian Crop Update.
Rural Crime Investigators have executed a warrant and charged a man over the alleged theft of stock from a property in north-west NSW.
Farm succession planning has become more complex and more important than ever, yet farming families are still largely failing to have the necessary discussions and adequately prepare for the future.
Farmers are being called on to tap into the Be Quad Safe website to claim up to $1200 in rebates on quad bike operator protection devices (OPDs), side-by-side (SSV) and other alternate vehicles.