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Tasmanian wool delivered by hand in zero-carbon bid

Delivering 30 kilograms of wool from Northern Tasmania to a suit maker in Geelong, Victoria, via Hobart and across the Bass Strait in a private wooden boat, is an exercise in reducing the carbon emissions of this wool to as close to zero as possible.

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.

Have your say to help shape the next National Drought Agreement

You can help inform the way the Australian, state and territory governments work together to support farmers and farming communities to prepare for, recover from, and manage through drought.

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.

With no farming experience, this couple bought an apple orchard.

With no farming experience, this couple bought an apple orchard. Intensive care nurses, Chris and Emily Shipway's move to a nine-hectare apple orchard in the Adelaide Hills shocked a lot of people.

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.

Wanted - Bubas bison

Large dung beetle with short stubby horns. Found in cow dung.

Applications open for $20 million Business Support Package

The Business Support Packaged provides much-needed relief to Tasmanian businesses struggling with the ongoing effects of border closures.

Wagyu carves path through pandemic

Producers say domestic sales have increased during the pandemic

Opening the Gate: Accelerating Agritourism in Tasmania

This is a new initiative to help farmers, food producers and existing agritourism opportunities to diversify, value add and connect with visitors.

Apple and pear industry benefits from revised IPDM manual

The well-regarded Integrated Pest Disease and Weed Management (IPDM) manual for Australian Apple and Pears has been newly revised and is now available online.

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.

Tasmanian Women in Agriculture offering two leadership scholarships

TWiA are offering individual scholarships to two Tasmanian women to attend the MORLP intensive five-day workshop aimed at developing personal and leadership skills.

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