Disaster assistance has been made available for the people affected by the bushfire in the local government area of Bega, which includes the Tathra and surrounding communities.
The La Niña that has been in place throughout the summer of 2017–18 has ended.
Australian fresh produce company, Nutrano Produce Group Limited, has entered into a contract to purchase Nangiloc Colignan Farms, a premium 700-hectare citrus, table and wine grape business located in the Sunraysia district in Northern Victoria. The price of the acquisition has not been disclosed and the contract is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions.
Graziers in Southern Queensland are urged to vaccinate their livestock against anthrax to prevent unnecessary cattle and sheep deaths.
WA Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly has applauded recfishers for their active participation in Western Australia’s third recreational boat fishing survey – the most comprehensive of its kind in Australia.
Australian producers will have new and better access to markets with a combined GDP of $13.7 trillion including three of our top 10 agricultural trade markets—Japan, Vietnam and New Zealand.
Queensland farmers are rejoicing after recent widespread rain but have warned a few days of good falls are not enough to break a drought that has lasted more than half a decade in many parts of the state.
The WA Government has provided rebates – totalling more than $300,000 – recently to help 30 dryland farms cover the costs of improving water supplies, as they battle the effects of reduced rainfall due to climate change.
AgForce is urging rural landholders to check new land valuations released are correct to ensure they don’t end up paying more in council rates and leasehold rent than they should.
When widespread bushfires swept across ‘Culburra Downs’ near Waroona (WA), causing nearly $500,000 in damage to fencing and other infrastructure, owner Mick Muir sought an alternative fencing product to better protect his pastures.