Australian Organic CEO Niki Ford responds to a recent article theorising that the uplift of sales for organic products during COVID-19 has been due more to “necessity” – commenting that organic consumers, in fact, buy organic products for a variety of reasons.
The ABARES Australian crop report - June 2020 is forecasting a 53 per cent increase in winter crop production in 2020–21, with a 23 per cent jump in the area planted.
The IFAM is supporting new outbound flights to Hong Kong, departing from Adelaide and Toowoomba. These flights are rebuilding key routes to a major market for Agricultural producers.
The Regional Universities Network (RUN) announced a new partnership with the Fulbright Commission to provide scholarships to US academics to undertake regionally-relevant research at RUN universities.
A $1 million Australian Government investment towards the construction of wild dog exclusion fencing in Western Australia will help boost farmer incomes and create jobs.
Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says a research report released today by ABARES confirms Australia’s farmers are among the least subsidised in the world.
The Australian Government has extended the delivery date for the National Agricultural Workforce Strategy to the end of October 2020 and the closing date for submissions from 1 June to 3 August 2020.
DNA fingerprinting for imported dogs, virtual reality training for officers and drones to manage feral pigs are among the innovative projects being funded by the Australian Government to bolster biosecurity.
Queensland homeowners will be able to cyclone proof their homes through the Household Resilience Program, with applications opening today under Phase 2 of the Program.