Business

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Corowa beef farmer says traceability and genetics have changed the industry

NSW Farmers’ Cattle Committee chair Derek Schoen works with beef farmers on everything from animal welfare, biosecurity and market access to research and development.

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Pig producers prosper despite major pork industry challenges

Gunnedah pig farmers Leon and Melinda deGroot share their strategies to thrive in the face of a changing Australian pork industry.

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Young Aussie dairy farmer prioritises animal welfare with modern technology

Renae Connell isn’t new to dairy farming, and believes if herd wellbeing is top priority, productivity and profitability will follow.

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Diversifying farm income was the best lesson Dad taught us

The Tongue family have been farming near Tamworth for more than 100 years. Through profitable farm diversification their businesses have thrived.

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Wallendbeen farmer proves chemical free cherries are ripe for the picking

2019 NSW Farmer of the Year winner, Chris Hall, shares his secrets on soil health and why cherries without chemicals is a better way to grow.

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Australian durian farmers sniff out profitable export markets

Some find durian disgusting – but for growers, the returns outweigh the smell.

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The rise of NSW craft spirits industry and how farmers can cash in

Ever wondered how gin producers access high-quality local botanicals, like Juniper Berries? Here are some fresh tips to creating new income streams.

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Proud NSW turkey farming family share their lessons

Growing turkeys has been a lifelong ambition for the Pace family. Learn about their journey to the top, their challenges, big ideas and passion for the industry.

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Meet the detector dogs protecting Australia from harmful pests and diseases

With the rise of African swine fever, these dogs are vital to safeguarding the Australian agriculture industry.

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Converted grain storage silo boosts income with farmstay accommodation

Crafty Mudgee property owners have created solutions to increase on-farm income by diversifying into farm tourism.