Australia’s recent love for cider does not appear to be a passing phase with consumption predicted to double within the coming years.
The McWilliams group has received approval for the $53 m expansion of its Hanwood winery.
The nation’s supermarket giants, Coles and Woolworths have both recently launched initiatives to source produce from local producers in Far North Queensland.
Controversial Australian entrepreneur, Dick Smith, believes that continued Chinese investment in Australia’s gold and agricultural sectors will lead to a loss of control of the Nation’s own resources.
Successful strawberry grower, Anthony Yewers, has invested in a property at Pemberton WA as his Berry Sweet strawberry business continues to prosper.
What are the arguments for entomophagy, and why on earth does the United Nations want us to do this apparently disgusting thing?
Australian farmers have received a flow-through benefit from the global decline in commodity markets and a reduction in value of the Aussie dollar against the greenback.
New federal legislation was passed through parliament yesterday which will require chemical companies to re-register their products every 7- 15 years with Australia’s national chemical regulator.
GrainCorp, set to be acquired by US commodities giant Archer Daniels Midland, has suffered a 34 percent profit drop for the six months to March 31.
A study completed by the Forestry Department, a branch of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), says that insects could be a key food source for Western consumers in the future.
Meat and Livestock Australia says new national standards for transporting livestock will be introduced around the country by July.
While the value of Australian cattle has plummeted in recent times, consumers won’t notice the difference at the checkout.
A poor crop estimate for this year and low sugar prices has contributed to Mackay Sugar axing 35 staff positions.
The CSIRO along with the South Australian Research and Development Institute will be conducting research to determine whether the use of sprinklers can counteract winter drought.
Australia’s peak body for the apple and pear sector, Apple and Pear Australia, is encouraging consumers to support Australian growers by choosing local products over imported at the checkout.
Donating cattle to Indonesia and creating a north Queensland cannery to produce tinned beef products were just two of the ideas thrown into the ring at yesterday’s cattle crisis talks.
Nationals leader Warren Truss is skeptical about future prospects for the Australian agricultural industry in light of the recent acquisition of GrainCorp by US food and grain corporation, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).
Cane paddocks in the Northern Queensland region of Ingham have been riddled by “yellowing cane”, leaving farmers anxious as they try to understand the cause.
A recent study has indicated that heavy use of the world’s most widely used herbicide, Roundup, could be linked to a vast range of health problems including Parkinson’s, infertility and cancers.
As SPC Ardmona’s decision to no longer purchase fruit from growers in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley comes into effect today, pressure is mounting for the federal government to offer farmers restructure packages.