Latest Agriculture in Australia Stories
After a period of decline, the Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling industry is set to return to growth as conditions improve and the Australian dollar depreciates.
Heritage Woods of Dwight, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Sheep Shearing demonstration on April 9.
An Australian technology company is close to commercializing the world’s first fully automated system for mustering and managing cattle in the rangelands.
A salt-tolerant variety of durum wheat that outperforms other varieties by 25 per cent on salty soils has been developed by CSIRO scientists using traditional crop breeding techniques.
A team of Australian scientists has bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25% on salty soils.
Farmers in eastern Australia are battling a plague of locusts, which have infested a 190,000 square mile stretch from central Queensland all the way south to the capital of Melbourne.
An international team of scientists has developed salt-tolerant plants using a new type of genetic modification (GM), bringing salt-tolerant cereal crops a step closer to reality.
THERE was family fun at Hartlepool?s Summerhill Country Park at the weekend. Attractions included sheep dog trials and sheep shearing displays, heavy horse demonstrations, basket making, wood turning, displays by a chainsaw sculptor, willow crafts, origami and henna arts and tattoos.
By STEEMAN, Marta LOWER lamb numbers and a falling New Zealand dollar have brought relief to sheep farmers, says Rabobank in its latest review of New Zealand and Australian agribusiness.
By MORGAN, Jon Drought and the dairy boom have combined to cause a 23 per cent drop in export lamb numbers this year - a shortfall that could cost the country $450 million in lost income.
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