Link to us
Calendar of Events
Crops & Pastures
National Livestock Identification Scheme (NLIS)
Community & Health
Crop Production Tools
Drought, Bushfires & Emergencies
Farm Business and Trade
Grants & Funding
Natural Resource Management (NRM)
Permits, Forms & Fees
Regulations & Guidelines
Research & Development
Training, Education & Recruitment
Weather & Climate
Weeds, Pests & Diseases
Weed, Pest and Disease Tools
Work Health and Safety (WHS)
New ethical chicken range to boost Brand Tasmania
The new Nichols Poultry ethical free range chicken brand is launched this week.
Tasmanian dairy farmers air their concerns with the ACCC
Tasmanian dairy farmers are still struggling after last year's farm gate price cuts, a national forum has been told.
China to increase market access for Australian chilled meat products
Australia's beef industry has been bolstered by China's decision to increase market access for chilled meat products.
Hemp food products get green light from food regulator FSANZ
Food Standard Australia and New Zealand has given its approval of hemp products to be sold as food.
Farm tractor fatalities in 2016
While quad bikes are largely considered to be the leading cause of on-farm injuries and deaths, it was the tractor that accounted for more fatalities in 2016.
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture maintains world ranking
The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture and the University of Tasmania have maintained their strong top 100 world-ranking in the subjects of Agriculture and Forestry.
Tasmanian farming confidence high
Rabobank says that 73 per cent of Tasmanian dairy farmers expected improved agricultural economic conditions in the year ahead, up 22 per cent on this time last year.
Tasmania maintains cheese supremacy at national dairy awards
For the fourth year running a Heidi Farm cheese produced at Lion's Heritage Cheese operation in Burnie has been declared Grand Champion Cheese at the Australian Grand Dairy Awards.
Flood Clean Up-Grant Applications closing on 31 March
Flood-affected individuals and enterprises are encouraged to submit applications for assistance before the 31 March 2017 cut-off date.
New Vegetable Industry Extension Officer for Tasmania
Emma Egan has recently joined the National Vegetable Extension Network Tasmania team.
Cherry orchard of the future takes shape in southern Tasmania
A four-hectare greenhouse is nearing completion in what is believed to be a world-first trial of growing cherries under controlled conditions.
Older than 2 weeks
ACCC calls for more transparency and better reporting on beef markets
The beef industry is being asked by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to increase its self-regulation.
Southern Tasmanian wineries gear up for 2017 vintage
Tasmania's Coal River Valley is preparing for the 2017 harvest and vintage.
Japanese farmers to learn from Tasmanian partnership
The Tasmanian Government has signed a memorandum of understanding between TasTAFE and Japanese Agriculture Biei in Tokyo during Tasmania's trade delegation to East Asia.
Farm safety student video competition - What’s your farm safety story?
The Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership invites high school, university and agriculture college students (aged between 13 and 21) to create and submit a video about an element of farm safety.
Additional funding to assist small exporters
Around $2 million in funding is available through Round 2 of the Package Assisting Small Exporters.
Dairy processor Murray Goulburn posts big loss as milk production plummets
Australia's largest dairy processor Murray Goulburn has posted a $31.9 million loss in its half-year results.
Shortage of lambs for slaughter pushing up prices and forcing abattoir closures
Record lamb prices are forcing the closures of country abattoirs, leaving regional communities in strife.
This page has been developed by the
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Questions regarding content or presentation may be directed to:
Mail: PO Box 46, Kings Meadows, Tasmania, Australia 7249
Telephone: 1300 368 550.
Facsimile: 03 6344 9814
The URL for this site is
© Government of Tasmania
You are directed to the
Disclaimer and Copyright Notice
governing the information provided on this site and the
Personal Information Protection