Pork talk

Pork talk

We delve into the pork revolution and see what’s happening at the forefront of this burgeoning industry. “Get some pork on your fork” and “Pork, the other white meat” are two memorable taglines from industry marketing campaigns over the decades, but today...
Fighting mine water usage

Fighting mine water usage

Mines use a lot of water, and on a dry continent that can lead to conflict with local communities and other stakeholders. As miners chase lower-grade ores, they have a greater impact upon the water table and use more water for processing. This is increasing the...
A hive of honey bees

A hive of honey bees

Crucial pollinating machines and champions of the food chain, Bees bring more to our table than honey. The honey and beeswax they produce and the pollination services they provide are worth billions to Australian agriculture. But more importantly, life as we know it...
Getting innovative in the dairy industry

Getting innovative in the dairy industry

Times are tough in the dairy industry but producers are responding with innovation. Even the most infrequent follower of current affairs knows that dairy farmers are doing it tough. It started off with Coles and Woolworths offering $1-a-litre milk at the same time as...