Agrison to pay penalty and compensation for misleading tractor buyers

The Federal Court has ordered AA Machinery Pty Ltd (trading as Agrison) to pay a penalty of $220,000 after it admitted making false or misleading representations to customers Agrison admitted to The Federal Court misleading representations about the warranties and after-sales services, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law. The Court also ordered Agrison to […]

Fair Farms program pays out $3.2 million to support horticulture employers

The Australian Government has granted $3.2 million to Growcom to bolster uptake of the Fair Farms program and help more horticulture producers get on board with the program. The Fair Farms program has been put into place to help horticulture businesses ensure their workers are fully covered for work health and safety regulations. Fair Farms […]

Climate Council calls for a net zero commitment with rapid emission cuts

The Climate Council says a national net zero target is long overdue, and must be accompanied by accelerated action to deeply cut emissions this decade so Australians can reap the economic benefits of a global transformation. The net zero by 2050 announcement, and an indication that Australia may exceed its weak 2030 emissions target by […]

Softwood plantation stock is defined as steady with long term log availability increasing

Commercial timber plantation stock stands at 1.8 million hectares in 2019-20 according to statistics released in a report that shows the softwood estate remained relatively stable at about one million hectares. However, the hardwood estate declined by about 200,000 hectares compared to the previous report estimate released in 2014-15. Annual softwood log availability is forecast […]

WiSA offers automated flood irrigation at its best

WiSA customers have the added advantage of dealing with one of the longest running farm automation companies in irrigation WiSA has developed specific solutions for flood irrigators with proven success. The solutions available now allows growers to manage an entire irrigation system from a PC. Using real-time weather, soil and environmental data from the farm, […]