Tree fellings result in deaths
A man was crushed to death on Saturday when a tree he was cutting up at Yarrawalla, just south of Pyramid Hill, fell on him about midday.
Southern NSW irrigators are working their way through the Senate in an effort to educate its members on the negative impacts of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, and encourage them to seek more balance in water policy.
An innovative trial testing the potential of Internet of Things technology on farms is now open to Victorian horticulture, dairy, sheep and grains farmers, thanks to support from the Victorian Government.
New Federal Government changes will see farmers able to claim accelerated depreciation on new fodder storages and income from forced sale of livestock treated differently under Farm Household Allowance.
Taking a more proactive approach to regulation, research and education is the only way to ensure the Australian poultry industry is at the forefront of innovation, according to a Nuffield scholar.
An iconic Queensland venue will become a focal point of agribusiness activity from September 17 to 19, as more than 300 of the nation’s best and brightest in farming come together for the 2019 Nuffield Australia National Conference.
Many riders have long considered stallions to be dangerous or difficult, but new research now shows mares are also seen as ‘‘bossy’’ or ‘‘unreliable’’, raising concerns for their welfare.
The Royal Agriculture Society of Victoria is calling for people to help provide information on a range of photographs donated to the society as part of a new exhibit.
A new study has shown that goat milk infant formula contains similar prebiotic properties to breast milk and could protect against harmful gut bacteria, such as E.coli.
Grain growers may one day soon be able to map soil in their paddocks without sending a single sample to the laboratory thanks to the efforts of an innovative young researcher.
A federal minister has described as ‘‘heartless’’ a Queensland Government decision to slash a transport subsidy for farmers in the years to come.
Australian Wool Innovation’s strategic plan for the next three years has been published, with traceability, consultation and measurement and evaluation highlighted as the major investment and operational priorities.
The Victorian Government’s Upskill and Invest Young Farmers Scholarships are now open for young farmers looking to access study and training, and then invest on-farm or in further professional development.
Research under way at Murdoch University is investigating the potential for algae to be used to clean up abattoir wastewater.
Eight varieties of milk sold in Victoria and southern NSW have been recalled amid fears they may contain cleaning solution.
If doggy treats were handed out for gutsy efforts, Patchy would have his own bucketload.
Hooper Farms has eliminated antibiotic use in its calf shed after introducing a potent new probiotic range to its operation.