Purchasing a first home is hard enough for most Australians, but for prospective young farmers, it’s virtually impossible. It’s time to give the new generation some tax relief.
When it comes to encouraging people to lose weight and improve health there are a lot of pills, scams and potions. Could a family of southern Riverina farmers have a winner growing in their paddocks?
Want to get in touch with NSW Farmers’ Rural Affairs Committee chair Sonia O’Keefe? It’s pretty complicated – as she’s stuck in a mobile phone black spot. And in this day and age, it’s just not good enough.
With an industry downturn of 40%, it’s tough going for pig producers. But Edwina Beveridge of Blantyre Farms has built her business by recycling waste from the food chain and, yes, even the pigs themselves.
Frost is a low frequency, but high impact event. Just a few hours of below-freezing temperatures can devastate a crop.
The Munro family run one of the largest Angus studs in Australia with a farming history filled with big personalities and successful strategies.
With 99% of the state covered by one of the three drought categories, farmers are doing all they can to protect livelihoods by putting into practice all they’ve learned from past dry times.
Olympia Yarger is an award-winning insect farmer. The founder and CEO of Canberra-based company Goterra, she is helping to redefine the world’s approach to waste management – producing an alternative livestock feed along the way.
A high-level Senate inquiry is examining the soaring costs and poor provision of air travel to rural, regional and remote communities. But there may not be a simple solution, as our investigation finds.
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