The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) has commenced a $800,000 research project to help Australian apple and pear growers stay at the leading-edge by better understanding the connection between healthy soils and productive orchards.
Eligible Tasmanian businesses are encouraged to apply for grants of between $1,000 and $15,000 for activities that enhances transition to organic production.
Full and partial funding grants of up to $10,941 per person are currently available to women who work in the horticulture sector to support their participation in a leadership development program.
A deer management plan will be developed to ensure the Government can continue to balance the impacts of wild deer on agricultural production, conservation areas and forestry, while maintaining deer as a traditional recreational hunting resource.
Tasmanian landholders will be better able to manage bushfire risk on their property with the launch of the expanded Red Hot Tips program as part of the Tasmanian Government’s commitment to keeping Tasmanians safe.
If you are an affected primary producer impacted by the December 2019 - January 2020 bushfires in Tasmania, you may be eligible for a range of assistance, including grant funding and financial counselling.
Agriculture Victoria is currently responding to an outbreak of avian influenza (AI) H7N7 at a free-range egg farm near Geelong. AI is a highly contagious, viral disease of birds that can cause high mortalities in chickens.
Edible seaweed has long been a staple in Asian cuisines, but now its target market is shifting to the four-legged consumer.
Six months on from Australia's black summer residents affected by the Keilira bushfire are continuing to rebuild and recover, as thoughts turn to the next fire season.
Mothers, wives and sisters have overwhelmed a suicide prevention service with stories of loss and grief after it featured on ABC Landline.
The dairy industry in Australia has struggled in recent years due to drought but Tasmania has bucked the trend with a record year for milk production.
Tasmania will be home to the country's first industry-wide benchmark for on-farm safety after the launch of the new AgCard training program.
The Tasmanian Government is committed to ensuring the safety of quad bike users by extending its 12-month rebate scheme for the fitting of an approved operator protection device.
As owners settle into isolation with their new chook friends, questions of how to care for them are starting to flood social media.
The Tasmanian Liberal Government believes the crop and seed production industry represents strong potential for growth as part of the state’s Sustainable Agri-Food Plan.
Global pharmaceutical giant Bayer will spend up to $US10.9 billion ($15.87b) to settle thousands of lawsuits alleging the company's weedkiller, Roundup, causes cancer.
The Hodgman majority Liberal Government is getting on with the job, delivering a range of measures to help farmers and land owners better manage wild deer populations.
Overfeeding worm farms with kitchen scraps is the number one mistake people make especially when they first build their worm farm.
"I came home and said, 'Why are we waiting to win the lotto to live our dream? Let's just do it.'"
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