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But farmers are coming up with clever ways to get by, and it involves vodka.
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Do we eat the chickens that lay our eggs? It's not a dumb question to ask, and the answer might surprise you. Unless you've raised backyard chickens, we're willing to bet that the average egg consumer...
The review comes after a week of public outcry in response to serious allegations aired by Four Corners.
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New ABS figures shed some light on which industries are growing -- and which aren't.
If we want to help farmers and small businesses, we must give the competition watchdog more teeth.
Next level weed whacking.
Australia's richest woman has purchased one of the country's largest cattle stations for $365 million just months after federal treasurer Scott Morrison knocked back Chinese buyers on "national intere...
It's your mind, not your mouth.
Now the cows' weight is more valuable than their milk.
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If we want to feed more people using less farmland in the future, we need to eat far less meat.
A new report argues against critics who claim industrial agriculture is the only way to meet the nutritional needs of a growing population.
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Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has said further action will take place.
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“There’s no investment that has a return anything like being able to breed chickens.”
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And nails politicians' response to the dairy industry crisis.
There's no doubt about it: Australians love red meat. However, this Aussie favourite could well and truly be under threat as climate change continues to hit food production areas. "Over the next 30 ye...
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Australia’s agriculture sector is set to undergo a technological overhaul after the government announced a collection of measures poised to boost innovation and entrepreneurship last December. The in...
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Newly released figures reveal Australia is home to more than 2.1 million small businesses, up more than 21,500 on the previous year’s stats. Data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed...
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At this time of year we're accustomed to reflecting on the 12 months that have gone by and lining up our resolutions for the 12 months ahead. But Australia's farmers will only get what we really want for Christmas -- a productive, profitable and sustainable rural sector -- if we start thinking not in years, but in decades.
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It’s 80 kilometres from the main street of Longreach to Hugh Button’s farmstead: an hour of bare, parched brown earth whipping past the windows of his four-wheel-drive; an hour of nothing but the occa...
Our weekend pastime of eggs on toast can be fraught with choices -- free range or barn fresh? Organic or Omega 3? If you're too chicken to buy cage eggs lest you be judged by the check-out chick, it's...
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In 2001, an outbreak of foot and mouth disease devastated Uruguay’s economy. This epidemic not only affected the rural sector, but the whole country, causing huge economic losses, poverty and unemploy...
Many talk of leaving the industry and fathers regret passing on the legacy of farms to their sons. This is a sorry outcome when you consider that sugar was the commodity that cities and towns along the Queensland coast like Mackay, Proserpine, Home Hill and Ayr were founded on.