A prominent great southern cattle farmer is rallying others to join a pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 per cent by the end of the decade.
The trucking industry warns that without the AdBlue additive, nearly half of WA’s heavy vehicle fleet will be unable to operate, and there are no realistically practical workarounds.
ASIC has failed in a legal bid to slash the fees of high profile insolvency accountant Martin Jones because of an undisclosed $110,137 payment from GD Pork days before he became the pig farmer’s administrator.
Farmers, who are in the midst of harvesting their biggest-ever crop, must have their first vaccine by December 31 to be allowed onto CBH delivery sites., under a State Government mandate
The introduction of Victorian legislation to slap animal activists with on-the-spot fines for trespassing on farms has been described as "very overdue".
Gina Rinehart’s Australian Outback Beef has posted financial results ahead of the sale of some of the bigger properties in the portfolio being finalised.
Headers are rolling in the paddocks and farmers are rolling in the profits, as a perfect storm of bumper yields and exceptional prices push the expected value of the WA grain harvest to more than $8bn.
Australia’s oldest dairy company Brownes has moved to shore up the State’s critically short milk supply and stop dairy farmers from exiting the industry by promising them a big price rise.
Tensions ran high in a packed Harvey Shire Council chamber last week as the fate of a vegetable grower’s contentious application to expand its horticultural operations was deferred until next year.
Winter crop production in 2021/22 is forecast to reach a new national record of 58.4 million tonnes, but heavy rainfall will likely see a drop in quality.
Wide Open Agriculture is about to make a bigger push into the plant based food and drinks market after raising further funds.
Australia's shearing workforce is rapidly declining, with factors like drought and COVID border closures heightening the challenges involved.
AUSVEG has launched a social media campaign to tell Australians about all the good things the nation's vegetable growers are doing.
Wellard has warned shareholders that the most difficult conditions in the history of Northern Australia’s live export industry are unlikely to subside in the near term.
Supermarket giant Woolworths has increased its own label milk prices, with farmers hoping to have the costs passed back to them.
Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan has warned the State’s industry it needs to be “realistic” about wages if it wants to secure much-needed labour.
INSIDER: From sailing the seas in multiple America’s Cupts o charting a new course in agriculture, Peter Gilmour has found adapting to conditions is key to success.
INSIDER: Vasse Felix owner Paul Holmes a Court comes from a family renowned for bold business moves. He may have just uncorked another vintage plan to make WA a global destination for bubbles.
WA’s building materials shortage — which had shackled the construction boom — will get some reprieve after the State Government agreed to ramp up harvesting of locally-grown logs for timber.
A tiny but highly destructive exotic beetle has been detected in Perth trees, prompting the State Government to ban garden waste movements across 17 Perth councils as it determines the extent of the spread.
Horticultural expansion in Myalup could see a loss of habitat for more than four endangered and critically endangered native species and draws unprecedented backlash from neighbours.
The Federal Government has ruled out calls by WA iron ore entrepreneur Andrew Forrest to phase out the $7.8 billion diesel fuel rebate.
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Gina Rinehart has aired her frustration over the Federal Government’s policies on climate change and how farmers and their “belching livestock” will be impacted.
WA’s biggest landholder Zenith Australia has registered the country’s biggest carbon farming project — 1.2 million hectares across its Goldfields pastoral properties.
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