It’s the UAW workers that are up in arms about pay conditions, and have walked off the job and threaten Deere & Co with a protracted shut-down unless their demands
Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $22.3 million Enhancing Remnant Vegetation Pilot, but hurry as applications for the scheme close on 27 October 2021. Six regions will be
Regional communities are expected to share in more than $1.4 million to help them better prepare for drought under the Future Drought Fund’s Networks to Build Drought Resilience program. There
Increased funding now takes to support for the expansion of BCI Minerals’ Mardie Salt & Potash Project in Western Australia to $490 million with an Australian Government, Northern Australia Infrastructure
The Australia Government is spending in the hope of finding drought resilient leaders through the $5 billion Future Drought Fund. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said applications
The Public Service Association has lodged a dispute over a plan to get NSW’s public servants to harvest fruit and grains, saying it is a
The engagement of a new CEO will provide certainty for the organisation after a period of significant challenges, including COVID-19, drought and bushfires and a
AUSVEG, the peak industry body for vegetable and potato growers, has welcomed the signing of legislation by the Governor General for the Australian Agriculture Visa,
Widespread global disruption to supply is set to see farmers again move to lock in fertiliser and other inputs early for the season ahead, Rabobank
While the 2021-22 winter crop is once again forecast to be well above average, many industry pundits are predicting a 70% chance of an all-time
The public submission period for the review of the Dairy Industry Code has been extended until 29 August 2021. It is understood the two-week extension
The recently concluded National Farm Safety Week took on the subject of safety issues from childhood to ageing farmers to show how farm safety was
Dairy Australia have been awarded a $310,000 grant from the Australian Government to reduce technical barriers to trade across six markets in South East Asia.
A dairy processor has been fined for allegedly failing to comply with the Dairy Industry Code of Conduct in 2020-21. Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud
The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation (QDO) has been discussing ways to unite with other dairy groups with a view to advocating for better outcomes for dairy
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The Fenner Conference on Environment, originally scheduled for 30 September and 1 October 2021 in Canberra, has been deferred until March 17 and 18 in
Discussions over ‘circular bioeconomies’ are challenging our commodity-based food production and trading systems that ignore the critical role of food in our health, says Dr
Sign up to be part of the first Future Drought Fund (FDF) Science to Practice Forum, to be held from 29 June 29 to July
The Australian Government has committed $4.3 million in the 2021-22 Budget to ensure that agricultural showmen and women can continue to provide their services at agricultural shows across Australia.
This will be a virtual two day event and it is free to attend, running on the 11 and 12 May 2021, from 12:00 to
A project to bolster water sustainability in northern Australia is about to start, gathering the insights Northern Territory producers need for greater crop yields while reducing water usage.
Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia and Federal Member for Dawson have inspected the site of the Warrens Gully System, where $4.76 million in federal
Horses arriving from overseas for the 2021 Spring Carnival racesunderwent 14 days’ pre-export quarantine overseas and also must complete 14 days’ post-arrival quarantine at government
Over $450,000 will be spent on training to improve emergency animal disease capability at domestic abattoirs. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud said
This income came off the back of hard work producing 376 million dozen eggs in 2020-21, forecast to grow to 387 million dozen in 2021-22.
The NSW Government’s draft Kosciuszko feral horse plan has promised a significant reduction in feral horses in the park, but according to the ISC also
Feral cattle and buffalo management in the NT is reaping the benefits of space-based technology from a project using satellite data and artificial intelligence to
A new safety resource is now available for farmers utilising telehandlers on their properties to increase awareness of their machinery’s operation and prevent accidents while
Volkswagen Group China has begun construction of an all-new MEB plant at Volkswagen Anhui and will be the third of the Group’s pure-electric vehicle manufacturing
The new PRO 8475 Driver Terminal is equipped with advanced hardware technologies that enable fleet operators to improve workflow efficiency, enhance customer service and boost
While it is not yet written into the new Quad bike code being adopted on 11 October 2021, in the future it will be the
The Motor Trades Association of Queensland has announced the launch of a suite of training courses aimed at delivering skills in the area of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
The Productivity Commission’s final report into Australia’s vocational education and training (VET) sector has called for serious overhaul around its confusing and underperforming aspects. The
A report released by the Climate Council says the lack of federal government climate policy exposes the nation to serious economic consequences – including tens
Residents who live within 10km of a wind farm were part of a survey that has found no worst adverse sleep affects than other irritants.
Farmers in SE Asia’s biggest cropping countries see climate change as a threat Research reveals growers in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
September marks the beginning of the annual fundraising and awareness campaign Save the Koala Month (STKM) from the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF). Each September the
National Party Senators have announced they will move amendments to the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Act to remove Australia’s prohibition on nuclear energy. Nuclear Energy
The IPCC Assessment Report released today is “a stark warning that ambitious action on climate change is urgent,” Australia’s peak science body has declared. “The