Expanded labour plan welcomed
The VFF has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement to progressively roll out the Pacific Labour Scheme across all Pacific island countries.
The Regional, Rural and Remote Communications Coalition has welcomed the launch of the new Sky Muster Plus internet plan.
A global investigation into the production and marketing of grassfed and organic Wagyu to generate new opportunities for Australia’s beef industry is the focus of a new Nuffield research report released recently.
Upper house MP Jaclyn Symes has been announced as Victoria’s new Agriculture, Regional Development and Resources Minister in Daniel Andrew’s new gender-equal ministry.
A drought-driven jump in the price of wool from Australia — the world’s top exporter of high-quality fleeces — is rattling through the global clothing supply chain, with some mills passing along costs and retailers cutting down on wool or raising prices.
Whether the dry conditions that have wreaked havoc for farmers in the southern Riverina and northern Victoria continue remains to be seen, with the Bureau of Meteorology predicting no strong push towards either a wetter or drier summer period for the region.
The Invasive Species Council is concerned that recent changes to NSW laws surrounding feral deer control could make it more difficult for farmers to control the pest animal.
Avid anglers are being encouraged to secure their spot in the GoFish Nagambie half-a-million-dollar tournament in April, with entries now open.
Backing your potential and believing your own skills are some of the biggest challenges for women in agriculture, according to a panel of prominent leaders.
Mounting evidence of localised declines of platypus numbers has raised ongoing concerns among scientists nearing the end of a three-year national survey.
A number of organisations and groups are making positive mental health and wellbeing a priority, with the Look Over the Farm Gate initiative.
The future of up to 100 jobs is in doubt, with SunRice last Thursday announcing plans to downsize its Deniliquin and Leeton rice mills.
A new app is helping grape growers better measure and track the development of grapes in the vineyard to assist with harvest and vineyard management decisions.
A VERDICT of not guilty to both attempted murder and murder was handed down to the Deniliquin woman who murdered her son in the Murray River last year.
POLICE raided a Pakenham St retailer on Wednesday and seized allegedly illegal tobacco.
Emergency services were called to a two-car collision at the intersection of Webb Rd and McEwen Rd in Kyabram at approximately 9:15pm. The incident involved a family of five in a station wagon and three young females in a sedan. Police have...