A National Drought Forum convening government, industry and non-government organisations held in Toowoomba, Queensland brought together ideas for the future of Australia’s approach to managing drought.
With the West coast of Australia not selling this week the national offering reduced to just over 36,000 bales.
Prices were dearer from the outset and this continued into the final selling day. A stable exchange rate and increasing interest challenging the recent Chinese dominance is helping drive the market higher.
Anglers looking to catch a trout are reminded that the June long weekend was their last opportunity to fish in streams and rivers across NSW, as the fishing season closed in these waters over winter.
Favourable seasonal conditions for the first half of 2021 coupled with a positive outlook will result in a faster national flock rebuild, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) 2021 sheep industry projections half year update, released today.
World Food Safety Day is an opportunity to recognise Australia’s contributions in providing safe, premium food for consumers here and abroad.
Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud said food integrity and safety was everyone’s business.
Primary producers experiencing financial hardship due to the mice plague will be able to claim rebates for the purchase of the mouse control chemical zinc phosphide, as part of an extension of the NSW Government’s Mouse Control Program.
To coincide with World Milk Day, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) launched a new podcast that will help foster a stronger farm business management culture amongst NSW dairy farmers and service providers.