Heavily-discounted water under the Federal Government’s Water for Fodder Program is set to flow after an independent ballot to selected 800 successful applications.
Payments of up to $3,000 will continue to be available to drought-hit farming families throughout Christmas and the New Year.
Minister for Drought David Littleproud is calling on all states to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their farmers and regional communities, who have been facing the worst drought on record.
Keeping weeds down in crops is a high priority on most farms, yet herbicide resistance can quietly increase along fencelines.
A farming family specialising in Dorper sheep who claim the breed’s ‘extreme adaptability’ is inspiring them to prevail during crippling drought conditions, are set to represent NSW at the 2020 National Landcare Awards.
Immediate tax deductions for fencing infrastructure and on-farm water storage for farmers doing it tough in the drought.
Coles will donate $1 million to drought-affected farmers to kick off a national fundraising campaign at more than 1500 supermarkets & Liquorland stores.
In an Australian first, the CEFC and the National Farmers Federation have collaborated to back ready-made clean energy solutions for Australian farmers, with the twin goals of increasing on-farm efficiency and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
The National Farmers’ Federation has called on governments to act immediately to control Australia’s 24 million-strong feral pig population.
More than $100 million in assistance has been paid to flood-affected farmers, small businesses and non-profit organisations in Northern Queensland after the Monsoon and floods in January 2019.