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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.
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.
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
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).
18/02/16 - When the deadly Ebola virus struck West Africa last year, one thing that became clear was that the region lacked access to quick diagnostic tools.
Organic meat and milk put to the test by British study at Newcastle University
17/02/16 - Milk today comes in a lot of different varieties: lactose-free, permeate free, low-fat, high protein, A2-only protein, pasteurised and homogenised milk.
Grown on water saving soil
Image: TXMagpie/Flickr
Supplier news
17/06/13 - Australia has some of the world’s most ancient soils, many of which grow delicious produce.
Australia’s farming future: doing more with less water
Supplier news
07/06/13 - Changes in cropping methods could address reduced water and lead to a jump in yield not seen since the late 1980s.

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