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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...
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'Police believe without the efforts of this young girl the circumstances may have been tragic.'
It doesn’t even require nails.
Walk the creaking sugarcane with farmers changing age-old tradition to save the reef.
Jimmy the Border Collie is living the dog's dream life.
Next level weed whacking.
What it means, the health benefits and all about that sneaky labelling.
Nectarines don't have fuzz, so why do peaches?
It's your mind, not your mouth.
Now the cows' weight is more valuable than their milk.
Meet the snake watching, possum finding kids living on a modern cotton farm.
If we want to feed more people using less farmland in the future, we need to eat far less meat.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has said further action will take place.
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It happened without the use of pesticides or antibiotics.
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Don’t utter the words. Don’t even think about it. Remove its existence from your memory.
We haven't turned into mutants yet.
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“It’s not a work camp, it’s a love shack”
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Genetically modified crops are as safe to eat as their conventional counterparts and have not been proven to negatively impact the environment, according to a highly anticipated report. However, the s...
We've all heard of crowdfunded TV shows, movies and new technologies, but you might not have heard of crowdfunding meat. Crowd Carnivore is a new start up founded by Zachary Sequoia and Dan Tarasenko,...
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Underwater farming may become the future of food, thanks to commercial fisherman Bren Smith, who invented a sustainable way to produce seafood. Learn more about the project and
Last week, the Federal Tourism Minister announced that he would lead the review on the controversial 'backpacker tax'. From July, the proposed tax rule would consider backpackers as non-resident and tax them 32.5 cents from the first dollar they earn, scrapping their existing $18,200 tax-free threshold. But what will this mean for backpackers?
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...
Maria Fatima is the chief of Maudemo, a village in Timor-Leste where life has long centered on small-scale farming. "Farmers are important, because they are the ones who provide food for the other peo...
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He’s the bloke with a truck who has become a social media sensation overnight by simply giving back. And as he returns home from his latest convoy mission which saw 5,000 hay bales delivered to droug...
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Farming in Australia will get a digital overhaul, with the federal government unveiling a suite of measures aimed at boosting innovation and entrepreneurship in the nation's agriculture sector. Prime...
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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Ask any small business adviser how to succeed and they’ll all tell you the same thing -- you need a carve a niche in the market. And that’s exactly what Queensland farmers Belinda Williams and her mum...
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There are a few essential tools most farmers have in their arsenal -- ute, shovel, gun, radio. It's time to add "satellite" to that toolkit. Since 2011, researchers across the northern parts of rural...
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...
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...