The Australian farming and manufacturing sectors have expressed growing concerns about Australia’s booming gas export industry. While the energy and mining sector is generating billions of dollars that...

The Australian Federal Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) is working towards permitting importation of fresh decrowned pineapples from Malaysia. The move is likely to mean that Australian...

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicine Authority (APVMA) has made exceptions for some Western Australian fruit and vegetable growers to use a pesticide banned in the rest of Australia. Australian...

SPC Ardmona has upset Australian peach growers with its decision to cut the amount of fruit purchased this year. SPC has said that SPC will cut its peach quota by 17 per cent due to a “significant fall”...

Australia’s national peak industry body for vegetable producers, Ausveg, has launched a new website that will help growers to monitor the environmental impact of their operations. The website, Enviroveg,...

Despite the 2011 floods, in which 130 million litres of water swamped orchards, Riverina blood orange growers are seeing record crops this year. Grower, Mr Vito Mancini of Redbelly Citrus, said, “The...

Vegetable processor McCain Australia is slashing the price it pays to its contract growers, and grower, let by the Victorian Farmer’s Federation are accusing McCain of bullying tactics. McCain’s aggressive...

Grower groups from Queensland and elsewhere are launching a national campaign encouraging people to “eat Australian-sourced food” on Australia Day, this Thursday 26 January 2012. President of AgForce,the...

Queensland horticulture body Growcom, says it intends to assess opportunities for Australian fruit and vegetable growers to generate credits under the Australian Government’s Carbon Farming Initiative...

Australian researchers are hoping to produce new wheat varieties that contain higher levels of protein and extra ‘functionality’, without requiring additional fertiliser. They say their research will...