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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.
Saturday, 10 February 2018 07:27

Beef patents pegged

Meat & Livestock Australia has welcomed a decision in the Federal Court of Australia that effectively requires Cargill USA and Branhaven LLC to wind back the broad scope of their Australian patent application for cattle selection methods.

Thursday, 08 February 2018 10:41

Market insights

Red meat producers now have access to in-depth insights into what is driving demand for Australian product in global markets and domestically with the release of Meat & Livestock Australia’s new online market snapshots.

Climate outlook

The monthly Climate and Water Outlook video covers rainfall, streamflow and temperature for the next three months. For more detail, go to http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/ahead/

Wild dog offence

Catching up of the positive impact of cluster fencing in Western Queensland in protecting vulnerable sheep from predatory wild dogs. A PestSmart production.

Rust invasion

This CSIRO animation shows how rust disease invades plants and how some plants have an inbuilt resistance that allows them to survive attack.

Morning milko

A morning working on a dairy farm on the south coast of NSW. Herd size 210 cows milking 14 in a row.

Fire season facts

Explore the meteorological phenomena that contribute to increased bushfire danger during long dry summers
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