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Queensland Fruit Fly detections ( * updated 16 February 2018)
Ongoing surveillance has detected suspected fruit fly larvae at a property inside the eastern boundary of the Greater Devonport Control Area.
Tasmanian cycling champion captured in crop maze tribute
Pro cyclist Richie Porte's Tasmanian roots are being celebrated in his home territory with a crop maze.
Analysts predict cattle price falls in 2018
High Australian cattle prices are expected to take a tumble in 2018 industry analysts say.
Tasmanian fruit growers responding to fruit fly biosecurity controls
Tasmanian fruit has been shipped to Melbourne to be fumigated and returned, as farm businesses grapple with strict fruit fly biosecurity control measures.
Dairy processor Murray Goulburn facing gloomy outlook
Dairy processor Murray Goulburn has released its half-year results with a warning that if the pending sale of the company does not go ahead, and if it keeps losing supply, it could face a withdrawal of creditor support.
Tomatoes dumped because of fruit fly controls
A Tasmanian tomato producer has had to dump more than a tonne of produce as north-west growers deal with biosecurity controls around fruit fly.
MLA projections for the cattle and sheep industries
MLA industry projections for the cattle and sheep industries - what lies ahead?
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Seasonal climate outlook * UPDATED on 15 February 2018
The Bureau of Meteorology has released its updated seasonal climate outlook.
Fruit Fly Information
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Community alert for fruit fly (January 2018)
Wine and wool tipped to lead export growth in 2018
Australian wine and wool are tipped to be the standout commodities in a year of forecasted growth across the agricultural sector.
State Government welcomes Fonterra investment
Fonterra have committed to investing almost $12 million in upgrading their Tasmanian dairy plants.
Cattle Council of Australia walks away from new representative body
Grass-fed cattle producers' efforts to establish a more democratic, directly elected representative body have been dealt a major blow by the peak industry council.
Tasmanian research shows green potatoes safe to eat
Sabine Tanios is a PhD candidate in Tasmania working on research into why and how potatoes develop green colouring.
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