The Top End's rain-fed cotton growers are set for a bumper harvest after a big wet season but conservationists have concerns about the environmental impact.
A new research hub is being established in South Australia to help local farmers deal better with drought conditions.
EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: The princess of pop is sprinkling some of her stardust on WA after choosing Margaret River as the home of her first Australian wine.
Tasmania's environment watchdog is keen to meet with the owners of Van Dairy over issues with effluent management on the company's farms.
The New Zealand Government will ban live animal exports by sea, with the controversial practice ending within the next two years.
Historically low Australian cattle inventories should prompt the beef industry to ponder its position in supply chains and potentially readjust, one bank says.
Widespread rain across nearly all of the State’s farming areas has set WA grain growers up for their best start to the season in more than a decade — once the clean up effort is complete.
Mid West exporters face an anxious wait to learn when port operations will resume as authorities assess the damage left behind in the wake of Cyclone Seroja.
While Andrew Forrest has vowed Fortescue Metals Group will be carbon neutral by 2030, his shellfish production has already met this milestone.
Some regional landholders continuing to battle drought have been hit by increased land values, leaving farmers worried about jumps in rates and rent.
WA Fishing industry wants origins of seafood listed on menus at local restaurants to help customers chose local sustainably sourced fish.
Gingin Police posted a social media asking locals to watch out for a white truck which has been seen over the past week in the area.
Current expressions for long-term offtake for urea from Strike’s proposed $2.3 billion Geraldton plant exceed the project’s proposed 1.4 million tonne-a-year supply.
Global restaurant closures have had a big impact on Austral Fisheries’ profits, but group adapts by pivoting towards retail customers
A company planning to build a massive fruit and vegetable farm near Alice Springs has been handed the biggest Northern Territory water license ever granted.
The Northern Territory has put out the call for southern fruit pickers, offering thousands of dollars to workers who help harvest the ripening melon crop.
The group has sold its Tasmanian crayfish business, saying it is no longer fit for its business model which focuses on the full supply chain, including farmed animals.
But our wine industry has struggled to make up for the loss of the premium China market.
The delays are likely costing WA tens of millions of dollars and are jeopardising the State’s enviable reputation as a reliable supplier.
Australia can now again trade with the world’s biggest livestock importer, after the Federal Government opened a new pathway for the export of live animals to the country.
The cost of mandatory hotel quarantine for seasonal workers will be halved in NSW until June 30 in a bid to entice them to fill labour shortages.
Australia’s first Aboriginal farmers group has acquired a tree nursery at Northam and will sell a million seedlings this year as part of its charter to become a commercially viable operation.
In another blow to WA’s struggling travel sector, local agents expect to keep losing business as it remains unclear whether return travellers from New Zealand will have to quarantine.
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Victorian apple grower Sue Finger says local producers need to re-think how they source their harvest labour.
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