Photo competition celebrates the Year of the Paddock Tree
Ravaged by drought, battered by winds and seared by fire, the lone paddock tree has stood the test of time.
A pork farmer has told federal politicians that one of his daughters considered dumping her long-held plan to get involved in the business after animal activists invaded the family’s farm.
The federal emissions reduction minister has defended Australia’s land management practices after a new United Nations climate change report called for changes in the way the world produces and consumes food.
When the good people over at Schneider Electric spotted a plea in The Ensign from Goorambat asking for help building a toilet, they had a solution.
Latest research into deer hunting in Victoria shows the highest number of licensed recreational deer hunters harvesting the highest number of deer recorded. The Estimates of the 2018 deer harvest in Victoria report has found that 121,600 deer were...
Rain was widespread across northern Victoria and the southern Riverina in the past week.
Howlong’s Lynette Smith is on the lookout for unwanted formal wear and accessories to deliver to communities affected by drought.
Three Kyabram farms are at the centre of a La Trobe University research project unlocking the potential of Campaspe’s organic waste.Over two years, researchers are taking the kerbside-collected food and garden waste generated by residents in Campaspe Shire – and processed by Stanhope contractor Biomix – and spreading it over local farms.Jim Radford from the Research Centre for Future Landscapes said he hoped the organic compost would improve the soil enough to increase carbon draw-down from the atmosphere into the soil, where it would remain in solid form.
New insights into domestic travel commissioned by leading online travel site Wotif reveal that while domestic tourism is on the rise, few Aussies have explored beyond places they already know, leaving much of the country undiscovered.
Some quad bike manufacturers are resisting calls for the introduction of mandatory rollover protection in Australia.
The 21st Annual Farm and Road Safety Expo run by the Rotary Club of Rochester will be held on August 20.
Having community voices clearly reflected at all stages of the panel’s work is essential, according to the chair of the independent panel assessing the social and economic conditions in the Murray-Darling Basin.
The Victorian CWA has proved once again that it is much more than just a great lamington or sponge cake.
Farmers and the communities they live in, which have been suffering years of unrelenting drought, will now have access to the tools they need to prepare for, manage and sustain their businesses, says the Federal Government, after the Future Drought Fund legislation passed through the Senate on July 24.
A clear statement acknowledging the historic estuarine condition of the Murray River’s Lower Lakes must be released by the South Australian Government and University of Adelaide.
It was the end of 43 years of milking for Rochester’s Trevor and Julie Campbell when 27 spring calving heifers went under the hammer at Echuca Selling Centre last week.
A plan to establish a $2billion renewable diesel plant in Katunga by developers AgBioEn is one step closer to reality.