Yeoval farming family experience their first drought and are surviving thanks to active planning measures.
Support for farmers battling drought is heart-warming – but Monaro sheep and cattle producer Richard Taylor warns it’s vital to keep the message positive.
The beekeeping and honey production industry offers farmers a surprisingly diverse number of ways to make money. But behind the profits is a lot of hard work and uniquely Australian challenges.
The native vegetation biodiversity reforms are just a year old – but are still among the most divisive topics in agriculture.
The Farmer searches for common ground.
When oysters are stolen it’s not just farmers’ incomes that suffer. Thieves can potentially damage the entire industry, says South East NSW farmer Caroline Henry.
A modern, more efficient approach to the Australian grain supply chain, combined with safe and effective on-farm storage, may help farmers get a greater financial return per hectare for their crops.
Some NSW Farmers conference delegates want kangaroo meat promoted by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) – but not all members agree.
Despite seeing his winter forage crops fail for the first time, Central West cattle farmer Angus Atkinson says the story isn’t all bad.
Coonamble based vet Dr Jillian Kelly spends much of her time helping farmers keep their livestock alive through the drought.
Our agricultural industry is protected from plant and animal pests and diseases by geography. However increased international trade and travel mean a greater biosecurity threat.