Business

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Christmas tree farmer boosts business with space-age machine

Coramba Christmas tree farmer, Wayne Duver cuts production time by 50% with innovative gadget that's gaining customers this festive season.

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Australia's oldest family-run turkey farm prepares for Christmas

Tamworth farmers Col and Vicki Quast have been running Quast Turkeys – the family business for 68 years thanks to innovation and sustainable practices.

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Oyster growers thrive despite environmental crisis

North Coast oyster farmers have integrated clever practices to remain sustainable since the introduction of Pacific oysters.

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Young farmers getting down to business

Aspiring farmers across NSW are getting a leg-up from experts in the Young Farmer Business Program.

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Livestock to hay production: Tamworth farmer diversifies during drought

Tamworth mixed farmer Bryce McMurtrie trades beef for hay making to help boost farm gate profits.

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Protecting NSW’s farm volunteers

Australians’ are stepping up to support NSW’s drought-stricken farmers with donations and practical help but there can be hazards for volunteers from non-rural backgrounds.

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Dairy farm thrives after deregulation

Narooma dairy farmers look to innovation to remain sustainable after industry deregulation. They're now reaping the rewards.

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Fruit growers should focus on quality

Fruit growers are selling produce too early and sacrificing quality assurance. That’s a losing battle, says orchardist, Guy Gaeta of Orange.

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Tough lessons learnt: building resilience to drought

Yeoval farming family experience their first drought and are surviving thanks to active planning measures.

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Top trends in farm machinery investment

As drought persists farmers are investing wisely in their next farm staple – the tractor. Find out what made the list at AgQuip this year.