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Sheep and cattle slaughter increases to reduce stock numbers during drought
13/08/18 - ​As a result of continued drought in the eastern states, the number of sheep, lambs and cattle being slaughtered has steadily increased.
Supermarkets match customer donations dollar-to-dollar to help farmers
13/08/18 - ​Supermarkets in Australia continue to provide farmers with help during the drought.
NSW government offers more funding for drought-stricken farmers
30/07/18 - ​The NSW government has released a $500 million emergency drought relief package as 99 per cent of NSW is in drought.
Study shows major floods occur in 40-year cycles
20/03/18 - ​Queensland’s floods are likely happening in 40-year cycles
Senate inquiry into red meat processing calls for changes to address industry fears
04/05/16 - Senators are calling for an overhaul of the red meat processing industry in an attempt to reform the sector.
Continued investment in agriculture and water resource to drive jobs and growth
03/05/16 - The 2016-17 Budget will support the construction of essential water infrastructure into the future, ensuring a boost to Australia's agricultural sector
Aussie Farmers Foundation and Foodbank serve up Meals for Mates
26/04/16 - The Aussie Farmers Foundation and Foodbank have joined forces to fight the battle against hunger in rural and regional Australia.
Approved arrangements for livestock exporters now in effect
06/04/16 - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, today announced that all livestock exporters can now apply
South Australian biotech centre boosted by Chinese investment
05/04/16 - GLOBAL Chinese agribusiness Shandong Tianjiu Industrial Group has entered into a three-year $1 million joint research agreement.
Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity review to start
30/03/16 - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce announced an independent review of the Intergovernmental Agreement
Farming in 2050: Strong Carbon could help meet Australia's climate goals
29/03/16 - Australia's agricultural lands help to feed about 60 million people worldwide and also support tens of thousands of farmers as well as rural communities
Yellow Canopy Syndrome also observed at Bundaberg
23/03/16 - Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has observed that a sugarcane crop near Bundaberg is displaying symptoms of Yellow Canopy Syndrome (YCS).

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