Forget about vertical farms, could the future of food farming be in outer-space? Japanese researchers have taken a step towards making this a reality by growing cucumbers in space. In a study published...

A new online tool has launched to help guide Australian farmers on how to start a co-operative. The tool is operated by the Australian Federal Government’s Farming Together resource for primary producers....

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has put Australian produce growers and sellers on notice, warning they need to be ready to comply with changes to the mandatory Horticulture Code...

Australian farmers are growing more fruit and nuts tells the latest data released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Findings from the ABS’ 2015-16 Agricultural Census found that production...

Two Australian women on a mission to reduce food waste have launched a new vodka made using carrots. The pair behind the drink, Gen Windley and Alice Gorman, came up with the idea knowing that carrots...

Fresh produce producer Costa has announced a $60 million expansion for its mushroom production facility in Monarto, South Australia. The expansion will be supported by the South Australian state government...

Fonterra has increased is 2016/17 forecasted farmgate milk price by 15 cents to $6.15 per kilogram of milk solid. Chairman of Fonterra, John Wilson, said the increase reflects the strong fundamentals supporting...

At a time when beef prices are at record-high levels and dairy producers remain under pressure, a war has blown up on what to do with ‘bobby calves’ born on dairy farms. Until now, the male calves...

Architects in China continue to develop innovative solutions to China’s lack of quality farmland. Situated across 100 hectares in Shanghai, the Sunqiao Urban Agricultural District features vertical farms...

The South Australian state government has committed $110 million to expand the Northern Adelaide Plains irrigated food production area. The area generates over one-third of South Australia’s horticulture...