At a time when beef prices are at record-high levels and dairy producers remain under pressure, a war has blown up on what to do with ‘bobby calves’ born on dairy farms. Until now, the male calves...

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is playing an active role in revitalising the dairy farming sector through its ownership of a new brand, and announced today its allocation of 60 first-round grants...

Australian supermarkets are struggling to keep the shelves stocked with eggs following a bout of winter weather as well as increased demand for ‘free range’ eggs placing pressures on supply. According...

South Melbourne Market’s cage egg ban has been met with criticism An announcement from South Melbourne Market that it will ban the sale of all caged eggs by introducing a “We Care about the Chicken...

Vegetable growers demand stronger Country of Origin labelling enforcement Australian vegetable and potato growers representative body AusVeg has backed the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) criticisms...

McDonald’s Australia to move towards using cage-free eggs by end of 2017 Fast food restaurant giant McDonald’s Australia has announced that it will move towards using cage-free eggs by the end of 2017. McDonald’s...

Australian supermarket group Woolworths has paired with UK-based celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to phase out cage eggs and to focus on bringing “better, healthier, affordable fresh food to life for everyday...

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...