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29 September 2020
View news from Australia Industrial action at Australian port strains agriculture sector
The recovery of Australia's farm sector has been thrown in jeopardy as crucial port reduces capacity as part of ongoing industrial action. ...
26 September 2020
View news from Australia Soil restoration forms crucial component of Australia's green energy strategy
Australia's National Farmers Federation welcomes the Low Emissions Technology Statement (LETS), saying that enhancing soil carbon will allow the agriculture sector to contribute to Australia's emissions goals. ...
22 September 2020
View news from Australia New company to reduce cows’ methane using feed additive made from the seaweed
Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO announced the formation of a new company to take a methane-busting seaweed to market, with $13 million secured from five investors....
18 September 2020
View news from Australia Chance of La Niña forming increases in Australia
The Bureau of Meteorology’s (BOM) latest climate outlook is forecasting a wetter-than-average spring for most of the eastern mainland, in part due to La Niña conditions developing over the Pacific Ocean. ...
View news from Australia Crying over plant-based milk: neither science nor history favors a dairy monopoly
Soy milk. Almond milk. Rice milk. To some dairy farmers these products are like a red rag to a bull....
17 September 2020
View news from Australia Economic significance of Australia’s red meat, livestock industry
The recently released State of the Industry Report 2020 shows that domestic and export sales of red meat and livestock in 2018-19 totalled $28.5 billion, of which red meat exports contributed $17.2 billion and domestic sales accounted for the remaining...
View news from Australia Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat, survey reveals
Gen Z are the new kids on the block. ...
15 September 2020
View news from Australia Five tips to prepare for the wet season
Northern beef producer Colin Burnett manages ‘Lara Downs’, a 33,000ha property north of Julia Creek, and knows the impacts a variable climate can have on production all too well. ...
View news from Australia Beef exports impacted by reduced slaughter
It is remarkable to reflect on the myriad of circumstances that have faced Australia’s export industry over the past year. ...
14 September 2020
View news from Australia Stand out from the herd: how cows commooonicate through their lives
PhD student Alexandra Green has published her research that shows dairy cows respond to positive and negative emotional prompts with individual 'voice'. She says the results have implications for farmers and animal welfare. ...
07 September 2020
View news from Australia Australia squares up to Chinese economic coercion
Australia is standing up to China – potentially starting a trend of smaller countries responding to the increasingly coercive Asian economic superpower....
01 September 2020
View news from Australia Australia moves to embrace digital agriculture
Australia has unveiled its new agricultural innovation agenda, with digital innovations taking centre stage. ...
23 August 2020
View news from Australia Australia's farmers union calls for net carbon zero by 2050
The National Farmers' Federation voices its support for the economy-wide goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. ...
20 August 2020
View news from Australia Australia mulls blocking China Mengniu’s dairy firm purchase
Australia’s government may block China Mengniu Dairy’s purchase of Australian milk brands as diplomatic spat lingers....
07 August 2020
View news from Australia Slaughterhouses in Australia’s Victoria state reduce output by one-third amid coronavirus surge
Australia has announced workforce restrictions for abattoir workers in Victoria, hoping to curb rising COVID-19 cases....
05 August 2020
View news from Australia Australia pledges $1.8 million for Q fever vaccine research
Australia's National Farmers' Federation welcomes government announcement of $1.8 million for trials of an updated Q fever vaccine. ...
30 July 2020
View news from Australia Australia's NFF urges UN to clarify its position on agricultural carbon
The Cattle Council of Australia and the National Farmers' Federation are criticising the UN for its claims regarding the meat industry's impact on climate change. ...
24 July 2020
View news from Australia Australian government accepts Federal Court decision on live cattle exports
Farmers groups welcome the government decision to not appeal the Federal Court ruling. ...
15 July 2020
View news from Australia Australia's farmers mobilise to accelerate COVID-19 recovery
Australia's National Farmers Federation has released its plan to assist the country's coronavirus recovery efforts. ...
03 July 2020
View news from Australia China puts additional tariffs on Australian beef
China has increased tariffs on Australian beef imports and hints at increased tariffs on whole milk powder later in 2020....
24 June 2020
View news from Australia RSPCA Australia's Humane Food podcast launches second season
The RSPCA hoes into the hard stuff with Season 2 of its Humane Food podcast....
19 June 2020
View news from Australia Australia makes moves to lessen reliance on China as UK free trade talks begin later this month
Free trade talks between the United Kingdom and Australia will officially begin later on 29 June as Australia looks to shore up trade relationships beyond China....
17 June 2020
View news from Australia Australia seeks other trade partners amid tiff with China
Trade Minister Simon Birmingham says Australia is actively seeking to diversify its export markets after noting measures enacted by Beijing amid an ongoing diplomatic dispute that will harm Australian farmers and Chinese producers and consumers....
16 June 2020
View news from Australia Australia lowers its forecast for beef exports to China as relations deteriorate
Australia’s chief commodity forecaster lowered its expected beef exports to China by 1.5 percent for the 2020 to 2021 season as trade ties sour between the nations....
11 June 2020
View news from Australia Australia remains firm as tensions with China persist
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison tells reporters that the country won’t trade values in response to “coercion” from China....
08 June 2020
View news from Australia Tensions between Australia and China remain
Australia says that China is unresponsive to its efforts to reduce tensions between the countries....
05 June 2020
View news from Australia Australia gives extra supports to farmers facing biosecurity threats from trespassers
The Victorian Government will continue to back farmers and protect biosecurity with strict enforcement of on-the-spot fines for those caught trespassing onto farms in the name of animal activism....
03 June 2020
View news from Australia Australia’s cattle producers await live export shutdown ruling
After Australia banned live cattle exports in 2011, hundreds of claimants pursued a class action lawsuit against the Commonwealth....
 
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