Innovation

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The dairy farm breaking ground with cow pregnancy sensors

The Cleary family runs an innovative dairy farm near Wauchope using automatic drafting and pregnancy sensors that are helping lift in-calf rates.

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The buffalo farmers bucking tradition with cheese

A mid North Coast buffalo dairy is charging ahead of the herd with niche products, like buffalo mozzarella, meat and milk that's fetching $8 a litre.

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Organic broccoli farmers innovating with powders

Forget broccoli lattes, vegetable powders have many different uses and nutritional benefits – and Kurrawong Organics is banking on the new superfood.

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Could Wagga Wagga become the next Silicon Valley?

The country town may not be as glamorous as California but it's becoming an agri-tech hub for young minds, with venture capitalists keen to invest.

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Raising the profile of agriculture: 'We are not just farmers'

Young farmers are leading the pack to overcome age-old stereotypes to help lift the image of the industry.

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The blueberry farmers growing for a smoother supply chain

Mountain Blue Farms, one of Australia's biggest blueberry producers, is using innovative measures to grow their export market with the help of the CRC.

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Improving pasture growth with carbon grazing

Carbon grazing is helping farmers productively manage their land and livestock. But how does it work?

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Farmers set to benefit as new meat quality labels beef up

The MLA is pushing for an alternative labelling code for beef, and cattle farmers will be able to charge a premium – opening up export markets

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Milk matters: the dairy farmers innovating through education

Glenmore dairy farmers Gavin and Karina Moore don't just produce sensational milk, they are teaching the younger generation about the importance of the dairy industry.

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The thriving egg business that isn't too chicken to change

Molong egg farmer Rob Peffer has turned to free range eggs to keep his business growing in a challenging industry.