Cost of living relief for farming communities

Cost of living relief for farming communities

Farmers are urging the Australian government to focus on agricultural policies for cost of living relief. Over the last few months, federal policy makers have turned their attention to relieving the cost of living crisis. In response, Australia’s peak farming body is...
A deadly misconception in the shrimp industry

A deadly misconception in the shrimp industry

Research shows POC tests only detect high-level infection of WSSV, but there’s a better solution for shrimp farmers. In 2019, Australia’s CSIRO undertook a scientific investigation into the effectiveness of shrimp point of care test kits in detecting white spot...
Drought resilience through data and technology

Drought resilience through data and technology

From detailed images collected by satellites and information from soil moisture monitors, through to remote monitoring devices, apps and software – a wealth of data and technology is available to farmers. But knowing how to best use it can be a challenge. Helping...
Strengthening Australia’s lavender industry

Strengthening Australia’s lavender industry

Global demand for Australian lavender is bigger than ever. But, according to a new report from Agrifutures Australia, there’s still significant potential for growth. And this is supported by a need for more research and diversification to help Australian farmers keep...
How the Farm Relief Tool could support you

How the Farm Relief Tool could support you

The Australian Government has launched a new Farm Relief Tool to support rural development. They hope that the program will provide farmers with the financial and personal support they need to continue to grow and lead to innovative developments in the sector.  ...