Stepping sideways for a change
TOP-heavy businesses are on the way out and more relaxed work styles are taking over - but is that true yet of Australian agriculture?
Shades of grey: ag's power play
THE 'pain' of ageing stings, but at least the older I grow, the more I’ll be taken seriously in agribusiness with its top heavy management system.
An NZ state of mind
NEW Zealand continues to leave Australia in its wake when it comes to its collective attitude towards agriculture and its potential.
Veg on the chopping block
AUSVEG could be taking the chance to step up to the fight for our vegetable growers with some cold, hard facts.
Fieldays kicking off
RAIN dampened the first two days of Fieldays but not the spirits and spending of the 45,000+ visitors by Thursday.
Crossing the ditch for Fieldays
THIS week I’m across the ditch in New Zealand for Fieldays, the biggest rural event in the southern hemisphere, just outside Hamilton.
All croc, no bull
VIDEO: LIKE any other primary production business, a crocodile farm has to juggle its inputs and meet a market.
Time to harden up
THE frenzy of tantrums exhibited by some Australians in response to this year’s federal budget highlights a few issues.
Off the beaten farm
AS ‘off-farm income’ becomes the bread and butter for many family farms, it will be fascinating to see what the next gen of young farmers will be returning to down the track.
Milking the good news angle
ONE of Australia’s major TV networks did something very unusual last Saturday – gave attention to a good news story on Australian ag.
Working on trust
AUSTRALIAN agriculture may be on the verge of another welfare crisis - but this time it’s our workers in trouble.
Inspired by Mystery Park
IN the first leg of Get Muddy of Tour, meet the McArthur family of Mystery Park, St Lawrence.
Tell someone who cares
WE don’t want to hide what’s really happening in drought from those that are disconnected, but is the negativity doing farmers more harm than good?
Q&A with Joel Fitzgibbon
I GRABBED 15 minutes with Shadow Agriculture Minister Joel Fitzgibbon recently to chat about bipartisanship, Asia - and, naturally, alpacas.
Ag needs your voice
THE Australian agricultural industry is as individualistic as many of its farmers are, scattered out on their “islands”. And it needs to change.
Bush kids go the distance
WHAT'S it like growing up in the bush today, having to learn far from a regular school room?
SPCA: best before 1954
DOES anyone eat tinned fruit salad anymore? Why is Australia failing to innovate, adapt and push forward?
Q&A with NFF's Brent Finlay
BRENT Finlay, the new president of the NFF, has some big plans that are fuelled by some serious passion, says SAM TRETHEWEY.
Get Muddy goes on tour
PACK your bags for a first-hand look at some of Australia’s agricultural sectors as I hit the road on a fact-finding mission.
Battling the drought inside
“THIS is a story I’ve never told anyone..." The archaic business of hushing up suicide, depression and other mental health issues is killing us, literally.
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