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'Malicious': Farmers fuming over online map by animal rights group

'Malicious': Farmers fuming over online map by animal rights group

The National Farmers' Federation is furious with Aussie Farms for publishing a map which details the location of hundreds of farms and abattoirs where the group says animals are being exploited.

  • by Matt Coughlan

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New trade agreements secure Australian exports to Britain post-Brexit
Farming

New trade agreements secure Australian exports to Britain post-Brexit

The bilateral deals will provide security to Australian exporters, even if Britain leaves the EU without an agreement.

  • by Michael Koziol
'Civilisation in crisis': Science tells us how to eat to save our planet
Environmental Protection

'Civilisation in crisis': Science tells us how to eat to save our planet

Humanity must radically change its diet to avert catastrophic damage to the planet, including cutting red meat consumption by more than half, a major report warns.

  • by Kate Aubusson
Farmers hope milk code will address 'David and Goliath' fights
Farming

Farmers hope milk code will address 'David and Goliath' fights

Dairy farmers woke to a win on milk contracts on Tuesday morning - but now it's time for a culture change.

  • by Emma Koehn
Why cowgirls no longer get the blues
Farming

Why cowgirls no longer get the blues

Women in the US West are reclaiming their traditional connection to the land as mechanisation reduces the physical burden and men opt for a life less gritty.

  • by Amy Chozick
Record harvests deliver one of WA's biggest ever grain seasons
Farming

Record harvests deliver one of WA's biggest ever grain seasons

The final harvest report on Friday confirmed the Kwinana zone had received nearly 8 million tonnes of grain.

  • by staff writers
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With heatwaves like this, what sort of future do we have in store?
Opinion
Opinion

With heatwaves like this, what sort of future do we have in store?

I don’t really want to spoil your New Year with this article, but the changing of the year is a time to make plans for the year to come.

  • by Louise Freckelton
Who owns WA's cows: Foreign interests in farms increasing
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Soft commodities

Who owns WA's cows: Foreign interests in farms increasing

Foreign interests in WA farmland increased by about 890,000 ha, or 6.9 per cent, from 2016-17 to 2017-18, with the biggest interest being in livestock.

  • by Hamish Hastie
The drought is ripping money out of Queensland farms
Farming

The drought is ripping money out of Queensland farms

On average nationally, drought conditions will eat nearly $70,000 of broadacre farm cash income in 2018-2019.

  • by Lucy Stone
Mixed weather brings mixed feelings for region's farmers
Farming

Mixed weather brings mixed feelings for region's farmers

A dry winter followed by a spate of downpours has meant mixed feelings for some of the Canberra region's growers.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon
High-tech 'backpack sensors' help farmers and biologists track bees
Farming

High-tech 'backpack sensors' help farmers and biologists track bees

Scientists have been using tracking devices for decades to study animals' habits. Now, researchers have figured out how to put tracking sensors on bees.