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Melissa Duniam is the 2023 AgriFutures Rural Women's Award (Tasmania) winner

​​Sisters Creek businesswoman, Melissa Duniam has been awarded the 2023 Tasmanian AgriFutures Rural Women​’s Award for her trail-blazing approach to professional developments for managers, leaders and communicators.

Registering your beekeeping activities in Tasmania is now compulsory

Registration is for all Tasmanian beekeepers, both recreational and commercial.

Questions raised about reliance of satellite technology for farming

The British satellite Inmarsat I-4 F1, which provides services for East Asia and the Pacific regions, is back in operation after an outage on Sunday.

Prepare your business for emergencies

Business disruption can come at any time, but planning before it happens can help your business through an emergency.

Tasmanian schoolboy builds successful chicken farm from backyard

When Damien McCulloch agreed to lend his 10-year-old son $1,000 about two years ago, he didn't expect to see the money come back. Little did he realise it was the start of young Fletcher's blossoming chicken business.

Stephanie Trethewey is the 2022 AgriFutures Rural Women's Award winner

Dunorlan-based farmer, podcaster and founder of Motherland Australia, Stephanie Trethewey, is the 2022 AgriFutures Rural Women's Award winner.

Rejoicing and recognising our rural women

A series of interpretive panels have been installed in King Street, Scottsdale recognising the significant contribution women around the region have made to agriculture.

BOM's Spring Outlook

The Bureau of Meteorology's official outlook suggests we are heading towards a soggy spring for eastern Australia but relatively dry in the west.

A foot-and-mouth disease vaccine is in use overseas, so why isn't Australia using it to protect our livestock?

The federal government has committed millions of dollars to a vaccine campaign to stamp out foot-and-mouth disease in Indonesia, leaving some Australian producers wondering why it isn't vaccinating local livestock against the highly contagious virus.

Join us for our Community Outreach Events

The National Recovery and Resilience Agency are hosting a community outreach event in Campbell Town, Latrobe and Whitemark, Flinders Island.

Cressy Research and Demonstration Station - Register of Interest

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania will be seeking Expressions of interest in leasing the Cressy Research and Demonstration Station with the Crown.

Tasmania's Dry Summer in Review

The Bureau of Meteorology has released a review of the 2021-22 summer

Adopt a Trap

Help keep Tasmania free of exotic pest

ScoreCard showcases Tasmania's agriculture sector

The Tasmanian Agri-Food ScoreCard 2019-20 shows Tasmania is leading the way in agriculture.

Agricultural Development Fund

The Agricultural Development Fund (ADF) Grant Round opens on Friday 30 July 2021.

2021 Agriskills Entry Program launched

This program consists of short, sharp skill sets, enabling new and existing workers to get 'job ready skills' required by industry.

Persistence and diversity has its own rewards

Northern Tasmanian farmer Andrew Terry has taken home an award at the Australian Farmer of the Year Awards.

Tasmanian Rural Water Use Strategy is now available

The Tasmanian Government has developed the Rural Water Use Strategy to support the wise use of water.

agriCULTURED - Cultivating Food Conversations

The agriCULTURED event is designed to build on Tasmania's brand strengths: our rich, diverse agricultural landscapes, fresh seasonal product and bivrant food and beverake makers.

Boots on the Ground fund Grumpy Goat Co. Care Farm

The purpose of Care Farms is to provide participants an opportunity to engage with animals to aid and assist in recovery and healing from some mental health, social and physical challenges or conditions.

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