NSW Farmers urges Australians looking for work to give farm work a go, particularly now the Australian Government has made relocation incentives more flexible. Under the new banner of AgMove,
Western Game Processing is the recipient of the $297,000 grant and it is expected to create an app to trace kangaroo and wild game meat from catching to processing. Traceability
The Australian Hide Skin & Leather Exporters’ Association have been awarded a $326,000 grant to install and operate Australia’s first hide and leather tracing system. It is expected the project
A $371 million biosecurity package will support the vital investment in the nation’s biosecurity sector, but industry representative body AUSVEG says that more action is needed. AUSVEG wants the Government
Teletrac Navman’s FTC Manger solution is claimed as the first of its kind to implement an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) product ruling for businesses claiming fuel tax credits (FTC). The
The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has hosted the first online forum with industry and federal and state governments to review the progress
Australia has been declared officially free from citrus canker following remaining restricted areas in the Northern Territory (NT) being lifted on 13 April 2021.
Queensland’s sugarcane growers are counting down to the start of 2021 harvest, buoyed by the news that Australia has jumped to second place in the list of raw sugar exporting nations, even with weather reducing the expected crop.
The International Dairy Federation says there is a lack of evidence-based information about the important role of lactose as part of a healthy diet.
The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has announced further details on the program for the IDF International Cheese Science and Technology Symposium, that will take place
Care A2 Plus, the manufacturer of Care A2+, Australia’s first infant and toddler formula using single sourced milk from Australian grass-fed A2 cows, has entered
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell says dairy farmers in dispute can get in touch with her office for initial guidance,
Field days & Events
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
Hort Connections 2021 will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 7 to 9 June 2021. Hort Innovation, the Australian horticulture industry’s
The agricultural machinery exhibition, organized by FederUnacoma at the Bologna exhibition centre, will be held from 19 to 23 October 2021. The change of event
The International Agri-Center, home to the World Ag Expo in Tulare California, draws a crowd of over 100,000 from 65 countries that file through more than 1,400 exhibitors that display cutting-edge agricultural technology in February each year.
Central Queensland University has been awarded a $200,101 traceability grant to improve meat traceability through the existing National Livestock Identification System (NLIS). The research will
Lumpy skin disease (LSD), a significant animal disease which affects cattle and water buffalo, could have a devastating impact if it arrived in Australia. Chief
An American Mammoth Donkey has been imported into Australia directly from the USA for the first time in over 20 years. Head of Biosecurity at
The Australian Government is seeking new and innovative solutions to improve the monitoring and reporting of livestock health and welfare at critical points in the
The Saudi Food and Agriculture Authority (SFDA) has agreed to increase shelf life for chilled vacuum-packed beef and sheep meat in response to Australia’s submission
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 survey of more than 1000 Australians (over 18) has confirmed what car makers already know, more than a third of car owners will update
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has serious concerns the Qld state government is unfairly picking winners within the agriculture sector by further restricting the number
NSW Farmers says it is alarmed by the decision to downgrade the Health Star Rating of 100% fruit and vegetable juice, ranking it lower than
Mike Norton, WAFarmers Vasse Zone President says livestock producers in his region say they are extremely concerned by the lack of long-term planning by the
The Coalition Government claims the recovery of all Australians affected by the Black Summer bushfires remains a high priority.
A draft report on the review of Australia’s agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals regulatory system is now available for public comments, until 26 February 2021.