Innovation

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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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Insects in overdrive: how dung beetles are helping farmers

Dung beetles may not be the prettiest but these creatures are helping improve pasture production, soil fertility, moisture retention and pest control.

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Third generation farmers switch from sheep to cropping

The Fox family from Marrar in the NSW Riverina have shifted their focus to remain profitable as the climate changes.

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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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Growing the future for NSW Farmers

Agriculture is worth $15 billion a year to NSW. Meet the pair from NSWFarmers, David Eyre and Ash Salardini who have a mission to keep the industry growing.

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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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Bingara: a rural community success story

A community revitalisation project in the North West NSW country town of Bingara, New England includes forwarding thinking in agriculture, tourism and education.

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Biofuels: Australian farmers’ untapped resource

The growing biofuel industry has many benefits, including increased farm profits and reduced energy costs. How can Australian farmers cash in to turn their farm waste into biofuels?

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Clever silo storage helps grain farmer harvest top dollar

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.

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“If you don’t think drought is part of farming, you’re in the wrong game.”

Despite seeing his winter forage crops fail for the first time, Central West cattle farmer Angus Atkinson says the story isn’t all bad.