The Australian Federal Government has announced its response to the review of the Horticulture Code of Conduct. Announced by South Australian Senator, Anne Ruston, she said the government carefully considered...

Australia’s 2016 macadamia crop is on track to reach 46, 750 tonnes in-shell says the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS). According to the AMS, Australia’s macadamia production has steadily increased...

Australian beef prices are expected to continue remaining strong says a new Rabobank report. According to Rabobank’s latest ‘Beef Quarterly’, Australian cattle prices one again rose to record prices...

Dairy processing giant Murray Goulburn (MG) this week rattled its farmers again by declaring another low farmgate milk price, this time for its 2016/17 season. The dairy co-operative says it expects to...

Is there is a silver lining to the unexpected heavy rainstorms that have wreaked havoc in Sydney and parts of New South Wales this week? The intense storms destroyed hilltop homes that were crushed by...

The growing of quinoa crops continues to expand in the most northern area of Western Australia, with a record number of farmers growing the crop as part of Western Australia’s Ord Irrigation Scheme. According...

Vegetable industry representative groups AUSVEG and vegetablesWA have labelled the AUD $5 billion Northern Australian Fund “unfair”, saying it excludes valuable regional centres. The Federal Government...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will be commencing a market study into the Australian cattle and beef industry. The study will examine competition, efficiency, transparency and...

New mandatory standards for free-range eggs sold in Australia were announced by Australian Federal and State consumer affairs ministers in Canberra late-last week. Egg producers will now be allowed to...

Image credit: Applied Horticultural Research and Ausveg Vegetable growers concerned about low-temperatures this winter are being encouraged to use frost cloths or ‘fleece’ with a new Ausveg study proving...