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Friday, 23 February 2018 09:25

No kidding

A feasibility study into opportunities to encourage goatmeat consumption in Australia has identified that value-adding could create more demand and potentially generate $13 million for the industry annually.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 12:19

Wool Vs synthetics

Australian Wool Innovation and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation have joined forces to talk up the eco-credentials of natural fibres in the face of growing concern about the environmental impact of synthetics.

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 11:46

Seed for autumn feed

For farmers who may traditionally buy their feed from an external source rather than growing it on-farm, there’s one very good reason for a change this winter – as proprietary pasture seed company PGG Wrightson Seeds’ Product Development Manager Allan Mudford explains.

Milk record

Dedicated Kiwi farmer milks over 5000 cows to set a new world record.

Climate outlook

Below average rainfall expected for central Australia from March to May as La Nina in the Pacific declines. Warmer than average days and nights expected for the northeast, central and southern parts of Australia.

NSW drought assistance

The NSW Government’s Farm Business Skills Program aims to help primary producers better manage their on-farm risk and the manage the finances that drive their businesses.
Thursday, 15 February 2018 14:22

MDB plan stalls

The Murray Darling Basin Plan faces an uncertain future following a decision by Federal Labor to side with the Greens in voting to disallow a proposal to free up water earmarked for the 'environment'.

Talking cancer

Two farmers from Penola, South Australia, star in a new video targeting rural Australians battling cancer.

DNA testing

Developing a flock with the right mix of genetics once took successive generations to perfect. Today DNA testing has put Geelong sheep and wool producer Jack Briscoe on a fast track to success. .

Farm technology

Farming is being revolutionised by a wave of new technologies. That's great news—by the year 2050 Earth's population will be 10 billion, so we need to almost double the amount of food we now produce.
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