5:13 PM | TURNING Australia’s mining boom into a dining boom was explored at the Great South Coast Food Summit in Warrnambool today.
12:00 PM | THE winners of the Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA) have been announced at a presentation dinner in Melbourne.
12:00 PM | AN updated Bureau of Meteorology’s Seasonal Climate Outlook has been released today, which builds on the accuracy of its three-month outlooks for temperature and rainfall across Australia.
4:00 AM | WILLAURA district farmer Anthony Evans is well on track with his cropping program after rain in the past fortnight delivered more rain than he had received for the entire year prior to that.
4:00 AM | JOANNE and Jess Conlan from Elmore took out the champion title in both the lead and unled sections of the National Beef Bendigo on the hoof section of the carcase competition.
| GALLERY: All the Beef from Bendigo
4:00 AM | WITH a record price tag of $12,000 hanging off his collar, the pressure will be on when Tom the kelpie returns to Casterton in June.
23 May 13 | FARMERS have criticised the State Governments delayed distribution of emergency farm payments and demanded a fairer share of dairy processing plants profits during a rally at the iconic Twelve Apostles.
23 May 13 | FOLLOWING closely on the heels of another devastating bushfire season this summer especially in Victoria's alpine country, a renewed call has been made for more planned burning on public land.
23 May 13 | THE slaughter of cattle in eastern States returned to near record levels in the past week, as production lifted to 156,504 units ending Friday (May 17).
23 May 13 | BOTH southern and northern markets recorded substantial price increases in secondary lamb categories last week on the back of respectable rainfalls.
22 May 13 | A change of format and venue will bring this year entrants in the Victorian Young Auctioneers competition much closer to the grassroots of the commercial beef industry.
22 May 13 | VICTORIAN farmers are bracing themselves for a surge in regional rates as local councils begin to submit draft budget proposals for the upcoming year.
22 May 13 | AUSTRALIAN agriculture will remain a cottage industry without greater investment in capital, respected economist Saul Eslake told a Rural Finance Federal Budget dinner audience in Bendigo last week.
22 May 13 | The RFID debate for sheep and goats has heated up with livestock authorities in NSW endorsing the current mob-based traceability system claiming the scheme meets national tracing standards.
22 May 13 | A HARDY group of Gippsland sheepdog triallers braved wintery conditions to contest the annual Gippsland Sheep Breeders Association utility trial at Stockdale on the weekend.
| GALLERY: Gippsland dog trial
22 May 13 | A new $11.78 million pipeline will supply potable water to Golden Plains Shire’s 4,000 hectare intensive agriculture precinct, boosting existing farming businesses and attracting new producers to the region.
22 May 13 | FARMER Power Australia will rally on Thursday at the Twelve Apostles near Port Campbell as they continue their fight for policy change.
21 May 13 | DUE to demonstration dairy farm DemoDairy running at a reported $80,000 loss per year, a new management structure has been announced in a bid to return the farm to profitability.
20 May 13 | Tasmanian dairy farmers are the nation’s most positive, according to a national annual survey conducted by Dairy Australia.