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Tasmania enters the hemp food industry
The use of hemp seed in food is now legal and the Tasmanian industry is gearing up in anticipation of increased demand.
Red meat producers embrace LPA changes
Thousands of Australian red meat producers have updated their Livestock Production Assurance accreditation as part of the changes that were implemented on 1 October to strengthen the program.
Important reminders about on-farm recycling
National Recycling Week is a timely reminder for all Australians, including farmers, to look at their recycling habits.
National Vegetable Industry Leadership Program
'Growing Leaders' is the leadership platform being delivered through funding from Horticulture Innovation.
Last week
Innovation agenda for growing Tasmanian agriculture
The Tasmanian Government has launched the White Paper: 'Growing Tasmanian Agriculture – Research, Development and Extension for 2050'.
Lifetime Ewe Management course to be run in Tasmania
The Lifetime Ewe Management program runs over the 12 month weaning to weaning cycle.
Strong demand and record prices for wool
Australia's wool industry is in a renaissance not seen since the golden era of the 1950s, with record prices and a billion dollars in sales in the last four months.
Ringarooma named as national Legendairy Capital
Ringarooma named as national Legendairy Capital for 2017.
Older than 2 weeks
Canadian comany Saputo make a bid for Murray Goulburn dairy processor
A Canadian dairy company has offered $1.3 billion to buy Australian milk processor Murray Goulburn.
'Smart Farms' funding through the National Landcare Program
Farmers, fishers, community and industry groups can now apply for grants of between $5,000 and $100,000 to assist them to protect and improve the condition of soil, vegetation and biodiversity and support agricultural systems to adapt to change.
Seasonal climate outlook * UPDATED on 16 November 2017
The Bureau of Meteorology has released its updated seasonal climate outlook.
Flood recovery efforts continue
The State Government is continuing to work with farmers and communities impacted by the June 2016 floods through the Agricultural Landscape Rehabilitation Scheme.