With debate raging about the true benefits of GM crops, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) has released a report indicating that significant economic benefits to Australia’s...

The Australian Beef Association have reiterated their belief that supermarkets are taking consumers for a ride with regard to meat prices. ABA Chairman, Brad Bellinger, has suggested that the ACCC Grocery...

With consumers struggling to deal with rising food, fuel and finance costs comes the introduction of a new type of discount food retailer in Australia. A new budget supermarket is set to be opened in Mildura...

In the past week there have been a number of stories written about the escalating prices of foods like rice and wheat but little has been discussed about dairy prices. Unfortunately, with the escalating...

The Western Australian Farmers Federation (Inc.) (WAFarmers) is calling on Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to fix government policies impacting on local food production as the first step in addressing international...

The ACCC’s grocery price investigation continued in Launceston yesterday with Tasmanian farmers indicating they were not to blame for the high grocery prices. They are, however, concerned about the...

Professor Keith Woodford, author of Devil In The Milk and professor of farm management and agribusiness at Lincoln University in New Zealand, will be in Australia this week, speaking at a series of seminars...

Record prices and new players in the barley market are expected to result in an increase in barley planting in southern New South Wales according to the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Dr Neil...

Farmers planning to get the best returns on a winter crop this season are advised to get their hands on the latest copy of NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) 2008 Gross Margin Budgets for Winter...

Granite Belt vegetable growers in the south of Queensland have had their crops affected by frosts. The mature crops appear to be unaffected but the immature vegetables growing in low lying areas have been...