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2017 Australian Lamb…

Fresh spin on the annual lamb advertisements that recognises Aboriginal Australians as the first settlers of the…

Farm Business Scale -…

Simon Fritsch looks at farm business scale and it's relevance as a profit driver in this presentation from the 2016…

Andrew Bacon -…

Dairy Australia is the national services body for dairy farmers and the industry. Our role is to help farmers adapt…

Climate outlook

The BOM’s three month weather outlook sees drier-than-average conditions likely in the east; wetter than average in…

Farm2Fork harbour

A chat with SproutX general manager, Sam Trethewey at the Rabobank Farm2Fork Summit. Sam is a previous FFN Board…

Climate change

How is Australia’s climate changing? Get the facts in our latest State of the Climate report developed with @CSIRO,…

Climate help

Soil biodiversity has a role to play in ameliorating the harmful effects of continuing climate change, Assistant to…

Toad trainer

Professor Rick Shine won the top award at this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science for his work using…

Cyclone alert

October to April is the peak time for Australia's tropical cyclones, floods, thunderstorms, bushfires, and…

Weather outlook

October to December weather will be wetter-than-average in most areas except the northeast and southwest…

Ag precision

Precision Agriculture Endorsement. Accurate Liquid Delivery equipment is a Decision Agricultural Tool. Research…

Battery power

VSUN Pty Ltd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian Vanadium Limited – has installed the first CellCube, a…

Clay incorporating -…

Incorporating seams of clay into sandy top soils is the focus of a soil amelioration trial being run on the…

Agri meets chemistry

Rabobank’s Agri meets Chemicals brings together entrepreneurs and researchers in the agricultural sector and the…

More rain coming...

The BOM’s monthly Climate and Water Outlook video covers rainfall, streamflow and temperature for the coming three…

Delta Ag - 10 Years…

Delta Ag is an independent business, owned and managed by people that work within the business. The business has a…

Big wet ahead

The Bureau forecasts wetter than average conditions likely for most of the country during the coming three months.

Praise for…

MLA supports Australia's beef and lamb industry where animals are largely raised on pasture. This trip invited US…

Agriwebb Notebook

AgriWebb is an innovative software company looking to transform the livestock industry. We are taking a very…

Climate outlook…

Above-average rainfall likely across large parts of mainland Australia. Warmer-than-average days likely for the…

Dangerous agriculture

When asked if mining or agriculture was the most dangerous dangerous, ex-coal miner and now cattle producer Matt…

Kidman- Cattle Story

Sidney Kidman Cattle King story produced by Australian Geographic.

Rainy days ahead

Above-average rainfall likely for large parts of mainland Australia. The bureau’s weather outlook for May to July.

On-farm biosecurity

The phrase ‘implementing on-farm biosecurity systems’ may sound intimidating but Queensland livestock producers are…

Water crisis

More than 100,000 animals might die within the next month and the Murray Darling Basin water management system…

Draught drought

Severe droughts worsened by climate change will have a devastating impact on beer’s main ingredients - barley, hops…

Autumn weather

Odds favour above average rainfall over much of southern Australia between April and June. The northern wet season…

ChAFTA dialogue Pt2

Assistant Secretary, FTA Outreach Unit, DFAT, Michael Growder and Murray RDA’s Dr Gary Saliba agree that regional…

Health packaging NZ

This week the New Zealand Health Promotion Agency launched a fun and engaging information campaign to tell kiwis…

Win, win, win? Part 1

Assistant Secretary, FTA Outreach Unit, DFAT, Michael Growder, is upbeat about agriculture’s future following major…

Drought and heat…

This monthly Climate and Water Outlook video covers rainfall, streamflow and temperature from March to May.

Domestic investment

Despite all the opportunities generated by the ‘Asian Century’, Australian institutional investors remain wary of…

RSPCA assured UK

A sign of things to come in Australian supermarkets? Well-known actor British William Hurt has voiced this…

'Backyard Cricket"…

Hannah Marriott and Possumworks Albury are proud to present 'Backyard Cricket" Australia Day 2016.

Climate outlook

The monthly Climate and Water Outlook video covers rainfall, streamflow and temperature for the coming February,…

Runaway Cow in New…

A runaway cow that escaped from a Queens Halal slaughter on Thursday 22 January wandered around area streets,…

Emissions Reduction…

The Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) allows livestock producers and other landholders to generate extra income by…

2015 - very hot

Fifth hottest year on record. The Annual Climate Statement is a snapshot of the Australian climate for the previous…

maintain grass cover…

In the past six years Dysart beef producers Brian and Judy Pownall have increased annual carrying capacity by an…

Oceanic observations

The Sydney Institute of Marine Science conducts multidisciplinary marine research across a range of themes…
Cotton Harvesting

R&D focus

Just over an hour’s drive north west of the CBD at Western Sydney University’s Hawkesbury campus, a crack team of…

Jules steps up to…

With technology moving at a rapid pace, grain producer Jules Alvaro believes it is an exciting time for agriculture…

Why We Should Be…

We are running out of space for farmland and a third of all food that is produced is wasted. Ken Dunn has been…

Organic ‘dream’

What was initially adream line in Dave and Bec Comiskeys first business plan has become a reality with their 8500…

Simon’s sweeter soils

Queensland canegrower Simon Mattsson is trialling controlled traffic multi-cropping programs on his family farm at…

Band saw safety

BladeStop™ safety technology is providing assurances for employees in the Australian meat processing sector, while…

California’s drought

‘A State of Emergency’ is a short documentary about the California drought. This film looks at key entities involved…

Farm Based Algae…

The University of Queensland has established an Algae Energy Farm to cultivate and harvest microalgae for a range of…

A beat up

Eggs have been loaded up with a bad reputation over the years, but research by scientists and nutritionists shows…

Free trade wine

A free trade agreement video case study of Burch Family Wines, a Western Australian winery. Brands include Mad Fish,…

Local food

Local farmers and growers explain why we've become disconnected with the food we eat and where it comes from, plus…

Luke Breust and the…

Before Hawthorn sharpshooter Luke Breust became a dual premiership and 2014 All-Australian player he was a…

Anti-feral drones

Ninox Robotics is using advanced fixed-wing drones for invasive pest detection and management, infrastructure asset…

Applying technology

Feeding the world is the challenge of the future! Ag Info Tech USA highlights how family farms are adopting…

Robot butchers

Robotic technology has been under trial at JBS’s Bordertown South Australia meat plant during the past two years.…

Odd vegies

Woolworths is promoting its Odd Bunch range, which sees imperfect vegetables sold in-store, with an animated…

Riverina Agriculture…

Riverina Agricultural area of Australia. It grows a broad range of fruits and vegetables. Produce is harvested and…

Meet the Sustainable…

Target 100 is an initiative by Australian cattle and sheep farmers to deliver more sustainable cattle and sheep…

Farm safety

The injury rate is now close to zero at ‘Raby Stud’, near Warren in New South Wales, thanks to the attitude that ‘it…

The big dry…

El Niño is the extensive warming of the central and eastern tropical Pacific that leads to a major shift in weather…

Mr Sunrice Part 2

Gerry Lawson has devoted the past 40 years to the Australian rice industry serving as a SunRice director for 29…

Celebrity Chefs

Feast yourself on the greatest beef menu you’ve ever tasted at the Beef Australia International Restaurant

Investors' networking…

Beef Australia 2015 International Committee chair Morgan Gronold discusses a investors' networking program to be…

'Farming the…

Meet the author and experts featured in our 'Farming the Business' eBook and book Manual...

Food re-imagined

As part of an ongoing collaboration, technical services company Wiley and the University of Southern Queensland have…

A pack of lies

The Victorian Farmers’ Federation has joined the growing chorus of criticism of PETA’s new campaign attacking the…

Farming downunder

Filmmakers Jörn and Tammo Gläser travelled to different farming regions to shoot their documentary series…

Border tour

A busload of young farmers from around Victoria and NSW went on a ‘border tour’ this week with a focus on livestock…

Pest animals review

More than 120 national and international delegates met recently to review the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research…

Rural life in…

"Grain - A Documentary about rural life in Australia" tells the story of rural living in Australia and what it is…

Technology in…

Feeding the World is the Challenge! Ag Info Tech, LLC. created this unbranded video highlighting how the family…

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