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Beef prices dropping from record levels
The cattle market is starting to wane after 56 weeks at record breaking levels.
Safety is everyone’s business at Ashgrove
Ashgrove Farms was recognised as an industry leader in farm safety when they took out the Dairy Safety Award at the annual Tasmanian Dairy Awards.
VDL expansion not affected by financial woes
The new owners of Van Diemen's Land Farms dairy company say financial difficulty plaguing a Chinese company it has strong links to is not hampering bold expansion plans.
Medicinal cannabis in Tasmania
The island state of Tasmania is considered a good place to grow medicinal cannabis.
Last week
Tasmanian family-owned cherry dynasty for sale
Australia's biggest cherry exporter, Reid Fruits, is up for sale
Costa family to sell $300 million fruit farm portfolio
Agricultural corporate advisory firm Kidder Williams has confirmed berry and citrus farms owned by the Costa family are up for sale.
Tasmanian wines win London trophies
Tasmanian wines have again been winning trophies and awards in prestigious global competitions
KidGuard - monitoring text messages for families
The guide to parental knowledge and technical support for safe use.
Barley and other grain growers encouraged to remain vigilant for signs of Ramularia leaf spot (July 2017)
Biosecurity Tasmania is encouraging barley and other grain growers to remain vigilant for signs of Ramularia leaf spot of barley.
Tasmanian farmers continuing to grow their industries
Agriculture continues to be a pillar industry for Tasmania with the latest ABS agricultural census information showing the value of agricultural production has grown to almost $1.5 billion.
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Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture listed in the 'Top 50'
The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture and the University of Tasmania are listed in the Top 50 global rankings for Agricultural Sciences.
Dry June breaks winter records in Tasmania
Parts of Tasmania have recorded their driest June on record, with no strong signs of above average rain for the coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology says.
TFGA list of primary industry grants and funding
The TFGA has published a list of grants and funding available for primary industry.
Code of Practice an important first step for dairy industry
The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association Dairy Council has welcomed the launch of the Code of Practice for Contractual Arrangements as an important first step for the dairy industry.
Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards - 2017 Agriculture Award
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards, including the Fonterra Australia Agriculture Award.
Australian Wool Exchange - current market information
AWEX Market Information Services provides a range of industry market reports based on daily, weekly, monthly, and annual cycles.
Keeping Tasmania free from fruit fly
The State Government has released a long-term fruit fly strategy to protect Tasmania’s brand and export markets.
Farmers at high risk of premature hearing loss
More than one in two farmers will suffer premature hearing loss according to research published by the National Rural Health Alliance.
Two rural banks forecasting better returns for dairy farmers
Two major rural banks are forecasting better returns for dairy farmers due to seasonal conditions and higher milk prices.
Tasmania's first Cat Management Plan
The State’s first comprehensive Cat Management Plan addressing domestic, stray and feral cats in Tasmania has been released by the Government.
Dairy exporters encouraged to look at new markets
Exporters should look to South East Asia, according to a Chinese-based dairy analyst.
Tasmanian farmer juggles livestock and cropping on two large properties
Julian von Bibra farms almost 20,000ha across two locations at Ross and Gladstone in Tasmania.
Murray Goulburn lifts opening farm gate milk prices
Milk processor Murray Goulburn has lifted its opening farm gate milk price for the coming milk season to $5.20 per kilogram of milk solids.
Export opportunities in the vegetable industry
Nuffield scholar's report into export opportunities in the vegetable industry.