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...

Cherry production and cherry exports are booming in Australia and especially in Tasmania. In 2006-7 production in Tasmania was 2000 tonnes of which 300 tonnes were exported; in the 2015-6 season Tasmanian...

A China-based property development company with no previous involvement in food production appears to have won control over one of Australia’s largest irrigated agricultural land tracts. The company,...

A world-renowned Israeli environmental scientist and hydrologist, Dr Daniel Hillel, whose work has been behind some of the leading Israeli irrigation technologies that are used throughout Australia, has...

The Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation firmly believes that foreshadowed irrigation cuts in the Murray Darling Basin would have a devastating impact on farmers and their families, the dairy industry...

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has concluded a tour of Queensland’s irrigation areas and found that farmers are overwhelming opposed to the State Government’s proposal to increase...

“Today’s announcement by Opposition Leader Tony Abbott of an extra $300 million for on-farm works is a positive new investment in water-saving infrastructure in the Murray-Darling Basin,”...

The Western Australian state Budget, announced Thursday by Premier and Treasurer Colin Barnett, has a number of provisions for food in WA, including livestock, irrigation, biosecurity and food charities. Agriculture...