The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned parents and carers to keep children away from quad bikes. A recent Medical Journal of Australia study indicated that children do not have the physical and cognitive capacity to operate quad bikes safely. The study found tha
The budgetary deadlock, which has sections of the United States Government shutting down, should serve as a warning to New Zealand farmers to run conservative farm budgets. “Following record milk price forecasts and increases in the ANZ Commodity Index across the primary industries, f
The number of single-outlet machinery dealers across Australia will continue to decline but not disappear completely – while there will be an ongoing rise in the number of large group outlets, according to Agriview managing director Alan Kirsten. Discussing industry trends at the Trac
Australian food producers and exporters will benefit from new strong Australian voices to be deployed to Vietnam, Malaysia and China, with extra agricultural specialists being sent to gain more market access. Under the National Food Plan, $5.6 million has been allocated to fund a new
Australia’s farming community has welcomed, in principle, an announcement by the Federal Government aimed at supporting farmers in the grips of rural debt and at risk of returning to drought. Vice-President of the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), Brent Finlay acknowledged the ‘Farm
Manheim, Australia’s specialist industrial auctioneer is conducting a major auction in Elmore, Victoria on behalf of Treasury Wine Estates on Wednesday the May 29, 2013. The fleet rotation auction will feature a wide range of viticultural and agricultural equipment and will be held on
The Australian Food Statistics publication, now in its 12th year, has been released and it provides an in-depth look at our food sector. This edition compares major players in the world food retail market, looks at Australia’s position as a food exporter as global food demand grows, a
Australia’s farmers, fishers and foresters are expected to perform well in 2012-13 to achieve $39 billion in exports and $51 billion in production, but smarter practices and cooperation between industry and government will be vital to long-term success. Speaking at the launch of the 4
NSW Farmers welcomed the announcement overnight of a tougher approach to coal seam gas regulation by Premier Barry O’Farrell. The announcement coincides with a meeting in Sydney of the association’s policy setting council comprised of 70 farmer representatives from around the state
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