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Garden Plant Disease Fact Sheets
The Plant Disease Diagnostic Service is available to both commercial and home gardeners.
Garnaut Climate Change Review
The Garnaut Climate Change Review was commissioned by Australia's State and Territory Governments on 30 April 2007. The Review examined the impacts of climate change on the Australian economy, and recommend medium to long-term policies and policy frameworks to improve the prospects for sustainable prosperity.
Gene Ethics
Gene Ethics has a register of GM-free farms, businesses and councils to help you find GM-free products and services.
Gene Technology
Information about the debate and decision-making on gene technology.
Get connected with BroadbandNow
BroadbandNow is a new customer information service to help consumers access broadband, the options available to them and how to get connected.
Getting the best from 'Wormtest'
'Wormtest' measures the average number of worm eggs in the dung samples of stock.
Giant pine scale (February 2015)
Giant pine scale has recently been found in Melbourne and Adelaide. This is the first record of this insect in Australa. To date it has not been found in Tasmania.
Global dairy megatrends
Global dairy megatrends - Europe's glut, Russia's sanctions continue indefinitely and US eats more pizza.
Global dairy product prices continue falling
There has been a big slide for dairy markets with Global Dairy Trade, a bimonthly auction of dairy products, falling for the ninth time in a row.
Glyphosate resistant wild radish found in Western Australia
The world's first population of glyphosate resistant wild radish has been confirmed in Western Australia.
GMO ban bill passed
GMO Ban Bill Passed
GMO ban to stay until 2014
Tasmania’s ban on the commercial release of genetically modified food crops will continue for at least another five years from the end of November 2009 to the end of November 2014.
Goats and Johne's Disease - information for smallholders (May 2012)
Goats and Johne's Disease, information for smallholders
Good prospects for growth on Tasmanian berry farms
Berry fruit production in Tasmania has doubled in the last five years.
Google Maps Viewer
Embedded Google Maps viewer centred over Tasmania. For more specific Tasmanian maps use the LIST site.
Government announces innovation grants
The Federal Government has announced more than $20 million in innovation funding Australia wide.
Government announces new labelling system for Australian food
The Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister have announced a revamp of the 'Made in Australia' kangaroo food label.
Government announces $5 million to support the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
The upcoming State Budget will include a $5 million investment in the internationally ranked Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture for 2018/19 to continue its vital work in growing Tasmania’s productivity.
Government assistance for Premium Fresh Tasmania
The Tasmanian and Australian Governments will assist Premium Fresh Tasmania through the company's current difficulties.
Government Drought Support (Productivity_commission_report.pdf 1932 KB)
Productivity Commission report into Government Drought Support
Government Flood Review - 2017 Progress Report
The Review called for public and private submissions and was advertised in each regional newspaper in Tasmania in October 2016. Over 50 submissions have been received to date from affected home owners, farmers, Government Agencies and various Non-Government Organisations.
Government funding announced for weed biocontrol project
A research project that will look to find effective biocontrol solutions for 10 of Australia’s most invasive weeds has been granted funding through an Australian Government program.
Government funding assistance for two northern agricultural businesses
Tasmanian Government funding assistance for two northern agricultural businesses.
Government Websites
Includes Tasmanian state and local government websites and relevant other state and Australian government sites.
Government welcomes major dairy infrastructure investment
Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Limited's plans a $14 million investment at its Edith Creek facility.
Grain and Graze 3 (GRDC)
The Grain & Graze program aims to boost farm profitability across the mixed farming zone of southern Australia, while helping to protect the environment.
Grain grower's update at Campbell Town on 26 July
The Grains Research and Development Corporation is reminding Tasmanian grain growers of a research update to be held on 26 July 2013 at Campbell Town.
Grain Market Reports
Provides comprehensive grain marketing information including contract pricing and marketing options.
Grain & graze pdf ( 0 KB)
pdf version of grain & graze flyer
Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) fact sheets
Fact sheets providing information on crop management, disease and rust control.
Grains Research & Development Corporation
The Grains Research & Development Corporation is one of the world's leading grains research organisations, responsible for planning, investing and overseeing research and development, delivering improvements in production, sustainability and profitability across the Australian grains industry.
Grant programs opened by SES for emergency management related initiatives
Three grant programs have been opened by the State Emergency Service for emergency management related initiatives.
Grants available for north-west and northern vegetable industry
Grants available for north-west and northern vegetable industry
Grants available for women’s development projects
Funding is now available for non-profit organisations to run projects that improve opportunities for women across Tasmania.
Grants for Women's Leadership Development
Women &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the farming and agriculture industry.
Grants now available for rural and regional renewal projects
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal grants now open for application.
Grants to help dairy farmers with river health
Dairy farmers in Tasmania's Tamar and Esk catchment areas are set to benefit from grants to support their efforts to help clean up the region's waterways.
Grants to realise big ideas from young rural innovators
Grants to realise big ideas from young rural innovators
Grants to tackle health issues
Grants & Funding
Details of financial assistance for farmers, including support for development in the agricultural sector and for landcare and natural resource management activities.
Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation
An Australian Government statutory authority, the Corporation supports the development of the Australian grape and wine industry by planning and funding collective research and development (R&D) programs and then facilitating the dissemination, adoption and commercialization of the results throughout the industry.
Grapevine pinot gris virus detected in SA and NSW (August 2017)
Grapevine pinot gris virus (GPGV) has been detected in South Australia and NSW. The virus has not been detected in Tasmania.
Grass-fed Tasmanian beef chosen for premium jerky
Dried meat snacks are one of the fastest growing market segments in the United States.
Grasslands farm tour flyer ( 0 KB)
Grasslands farm tour flyer
Grasslands Society
The Grassland Society of Southern Australia Inc. is the peak farmer organisation dedicated to the transfer of information and technology related to temperate grasslands. Formed in 1959, the Society has branches in South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and southern New South Wales and welcomes new members with an interest in grassland farming.
Graziers call for control of levies
Grass-fed beef producers want a new representative body to collect their levies and direct spending for research, development and marketing.
Grazing winter crops 2008 ( 0 KB)
flyer for inspection
GRDC project sheds light on Australia's farming soils
The GRDC Soil Biology Symposium will be attended by researchers, grains industry consultants and advisers and growers who will discuss what is now known about the influence of soil biology on crop production.
GRDC update flyer 2008 ( 0 KB)
Great white cabbage butterfly (great_white_cabbage_butterfly_fact_sheet.pdf 125 KB)
Great white cabbage butterfly
Green Army calling for first round of participants
The Australian Government is putting out the call for the first round of recruits to join the Green Army.
Green Army hits first year target with more than 250 projects on the ground
250 Green Army projects have been rolled out around Australia in the first year of the programme.
Green Army project passes the Senate
The Green Army bill has passed the Senate with bi-partisan support and the Government says the first round of projects will roll out soon.
Green Army Round 3 applications now open
Community organisations, environment groups and local councils around Australia are invited to nominate new Green Army projects to support practical environment and conservation activities in their region.
Green Vehicle Guide
The Green Vehicle Guide rates new Australian vehicles based on greenhouse and air pollution emissions.
Greenhouse (gases) in Agriculture
Research, develop and communicate cost-effective options for the abatement of methane and nitrous oxide (greenhouse gases) from Victorian agriculture.
Gross margin tools
The gross margin budget templates allow comparisons to be made between enterprises. Gross margin is the financial difference between returns received from sales of produce and the variable costs associated with producing that produce. The business overheads can be taken into account using the Designing a Successful Business template.
Gross value of agricultural production rises 6% to $1.47 billion
Gross value of agricultural production in Tasmania has risen to $1.47 billion, a growth of 6% on the preceding year.
Ground Spraying and Pest Management Licences (ChemCert)
ChemCert Accreditation courses provide training in the safe and effective use of pesticides and veterinary medicines.
Tasmania's groundwater resources are not evenly distributed and quality and yield can be highly variable, depending on the aquifer type, the topographic location and the rainfall.
Groundwater and Salinity in Tasmania
Provides information on monitoring groundwater for salinity in Tasmania.
Groundwater in Tasmania
An overview of groundwater in Tasmania.
Groundwater Information Access Portal (DPIPWE)
Search for groundwater features in Tasmania using this database.
Growing 'Paddock to Plate' tourism in Tasmania
Growing the value of the agri-tourism sector is the subject of the Draft Agri-tourism Position Paper 2016, released this week.
Growing a career in agribusiness
The Australian Government has launched the revamped website that provides a hub for career information across the food and fibre industries.
Growing the agricultural sector through irrigation to meet Asian demand
The ongoing expansion of the State’s irrigation network will help meet growing demand in Asia for Tasmanian produce.
Guide to Tassie farm-gate fruit
A guide to lead frit consumers directly to the source has been launched.
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