A strike by German dairy farmers began on Tuesday with farmers refusing to supply milk to factories in response to falling farm gate prices, the German Federal Association of Dairy Cattle Farmers (BDM)...

The much discussed, and widely criticized, US Farm Bill is about to become law despite being vetoed by US President George Bush last week. President Bush vetoed the Bill on May 21, describing it as ‘inconsistent’...

Hidden environmental costs make food production more vulnerable than previously thought and food industry professionals should prepare for continuing rising food prices, a new report has shown. The report,...

The destructive earthquake, which hit the south of China last week, could have repercussions worldwide in terms of food production. For now, though, prices and supplies are unlikely to be effected. The...

Australia may have its own food crisis, with the WA Vegetable Growers Association indicating their fear that WA will be unable to feed itself with fresh local produce by about 2020. The WA Vegetable Growers...

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...

Agriculture in Australia and around the world is experiencing a boom in demand, with food prices increasing due to growing world population, more demand for animal protein in diets, and the use of agricultural...

Data on meat production in Australia for the month of February was released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The ABS reported that seasonally adjusted trends for production of beef,...

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...

A global food shortage is a possibility in the near future as increasing populations increase demand, while severe weather conditions in many major producing countries limit supply. Food prices are soaring...