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.
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.
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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.
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The first evidence showing important landscape differences in the flammability of plant leaves, as fuels available for bushfires, indicates that gully plant communities are likely to be at increased risk under climate change and increasing bushfire frequency and intensity.
South West producers Tim and Jo Caskey are already reaping the benefits of the ‘Cogoon Cluster’ exclusion fence, with 3,200 hectares (7,900 acres) of land on their mixed enterprise re-opened for use in grazing goats.
Western Local Land Services has worked with landholders and stakeholders including the Yetta Dhinnakkal Correctional Centre to protect several major Aboriginal burial and camp sites on “Templestowe Station.”
Community groups in drought-affected parts of Queensland and New South Wales will share in $209,112 in grants, thanks to FRRR’s Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) program.
Jamie Allinson, owner of J & D Rural Fencing in Narrogin Western Australia, talks with THE FENCE magazine about his contractor business.