Southern Cross University and the New South Wales Department of Primary industries (DPI) are joining together to open an organics research centre in the Northern Rivers area of NSW. The DPI will contribute...

USDA opens investigation into second case of unauthorised genetically engineered wheat The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has opened a new investigation after a second case where unauthorised genetically...

Yesterday, Australian Food News reported consumer advocacy group CHOICE’s concerns that trade marks were being used to convey ‘healthy’ food messages for foods that did not have FSANZ pre-approval...

Mr. Sam Statham, the owner of the ‘Rosnay’ brand of wines, olives and figs, is the winner of the inaugural 2012 New South Wales organic pioneer’s Award. The State of New South Wales is the heartland...

The Victorian Department of Primary Industries (DPI) this week announced its seizure of over 700,000 chickens to safeguard their welfare at six broiler farms located in Northern Victoria, South West Victoria...

Researchers from the State of Victoria’s Department of Primary Industries (DPI) have discovered an eco-friendly way to use the by-products of winemaking to improve the quality and quantity of milk production. Scientists...

The Victorian Government will protect the future of Australian crops by making the first ever Australian germplasm deposit in the world’s most important seedbank reserve next month.Minister for Agriculture...

The Coalition Government has signed off on a $73.2 million initiative to safeguard Victoria’s agricultural sector, upgrade infrastructure and improve on-farm productivity and profitability.Minister...

Yarra Valley apple orchardist Kevin Sanders has won the 2010 Victorian Department of Primary Industries (DPI) $10,000 Hugh McKay Future Farming Award, one of four annual awards for excellence and innovation...

The Labor Government today launched a new strategic plan to help protect and secure Victoria’s $1.3 billion wine industry from threats such as phylloxera.Speaking from Mount Langi Ghiran Vineyard...