Robots address pollination issues

Robots could be used to identify areas of poor pollination within Australian orchards.
Robots could be used to identify areas of poor pollination within Australian orchards.
International seed companies have come together to host a national leafy vegetable expo in Gatton, Qld.
10:00 AM International seed companies have come together to host a national leafy vegetable expo in Gatton, Qld.
The federal government is being urged to reverse duplicative changes to ag-vet chemical labelling that industry fear will force a $58 billion hit.
2:00 AM The federal government is being urged to reverse duplicative changes to ag-vet chemical labelling that industry fear will force a $58 billion hit.
There is funding for repairs for the Maroona to Portland rail line, which will rejuvenate the Portland grain export facility.
2:00 AM There is funding for repairs for the Maroona to Portland rail line, which will rejuvenate the Portland grain export facility.
SHEEP producers generally do not worm farm dogs regularly enough to break the lifecycle of tapeworms (Taenia ovis) and prevent costly sheep measles.
1:00 AM SHEEP producers generally do not worm farm dogs regularly enough to break the lifecycle of tapeworms (Taenia ovis) and prevent costly sheep measles.
BARLEY growers have been asked to send any plants with the fungal disease Net Type Net Blotch (NTNB) to the Department of Agriculture and Food, after evidence of new pathotypes were discovered last season.
1:00 AM BARLEY growers have been asked to send any plants with the fungal disease Net Type Net Blotch (NTNB) to the Department of Agriculture and Food, after evidence of new pathotypes were...
IT was all a
1:00 AM IT was all a "storm in a teacup" when Rylington Park's shearing shed near Boyup Brook, in WA's South West, was taken over by women recently.
PINGLELLY grain farmer and CBH Board director John Hassell is aiming to take on WA Liberal MP Rick Wilson for the sparse rural farming and mining seat of O’Connor pledging to be an independent WA National in federal parliament.
29 Apr 16 PINGLELLY grain farmer and CBH Board director John Hassell is aiming to take on WA Liberal MP Rick Wilson for the sparse rural farming and mining seat of O’Connor pledging to be an...
Treasurer Scott Morrison has made a shock announcement on the Kidman & Co sale to foreign investors saying his preliminary view is it's against the national interest.
29 Apr 16 Treasurer Scott Morrison has made a shock announcement on the Kidman & Co sale to foreign investors saying his preliminary view is it's against the national interest.
The National Fruit Fly Council has lifted its profile and reach by appointing a full time manager and welcoming new industry-based members.
29 Apr 16 The National Fruit Fly Council has lifted its profile and reach by appointing a full time manager and welcoming new industry-based members.
Farm groups have asked for the government to delay or block changes to the backpacker tax but their demands appear to have fallen on deaf ears.
29 Apr 16 Farm groups have asked for the government to delay or block changes to the backpacker tax but their demands appear to have fallen on deaf ears.
29 Apr 16 The dry spring and summer in many parts of eastern Australia means farmers will have to factor in herbicide residues and potential plant back risk when making their planting decisions.
FORMER WA National Party leader Brendon Grylls has ended speculation of a switch to federal politics by confirming he will remain in the WA parliament.
29 Apr 16 FORMER WA National Party leader Brendon Grylls has ended speculation of a switch to federal politics by confirming he will remain in the WA parliament.
The NFF has slammed the Opposition's plans to introduce overarching federal land clearing laws saying it smells like a political deal to appease
29 Apr 16  1 The NFF has slammed the Opposition's plans to introduce overarching federal land clearing laws saying it smells like a political deal to appease "extreme green groups".
CBH will close its Melbourne office and shed other east coast positions.
29 Apr 16 CBH will close its Melbourne office and shed other east coast positions.
Few symbols of rural life are better recognised in Australia than the Akubra hat, but despite its popularity there is far more scope to grow.
29 Apr 16 Few symbols of rural life are better recognised in Australia than the Akubra hat, but despite its popularity there is far more scope to grow.
WHEN creative genius Phil Dickinson of Some Ideas, London, applauded the rebranding of Tasmania Merino at the International Wool Textile Congress in Sydney, the mastermind behind the changes knew the region’s woolgrowers were onto a winner.
29 Apr 16 WHEN creative genius Phil Dickinson of Some Ideas, London, applauded the rebranding of Tasmania Merino at the International Wool Textile Congress in Sydney, the mastermind behind the...
Sheep - Wool
Shadow Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister Joel Fitzgibbon says answers are required if the integrity of Australia's democracy is to be restored, following Sophie Mirabella's shock admission last week.
29 Apr 16 Shadow Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister Joel Fitzgibbon says answers are required if the integrity of Australia's democracy is to be restored, following Sophie Mirabella's shock...
THE Nationals WA have held firm on the Fremantle Port sale debate.
29 Apr 16  1 THE Nationals WA have held firm on the Fremantle Port sale debate.
29 Apr 16 BNEXT week's federal budget will contain greater complexity due to the government's intermingling of future fiscal decisions with short-term election promises, says National Farmers...
CBH has released its first crop quality report revealing the averages for major varieties across the zones.
29 Apr 16 CBH has released its first crop quality report revealing the averages for major varieties across the zones.
THE largest purpose built livestock vessel was launched in China yesterday.
28 Apr 16 THE largest purpose built livestock vessel was launched in China yesterday.
A Senate Committee report has recommended passing the Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill to advance the establishment of agricultural levy-payer databases.
28 Apr 16 A Senate Committee report has recommended passing the Primary Industries Levies and Charges Collection Amendment Bill to advance the establishment of agricultural levy-payer databases.
NSW citrus growing group Pacific Fresh is planting more citrus trees to maximise the potential of its organisational set-up.
28 Apr 16 NSW citrus growing group Pacific Fresh is planting more citrus trees to maximise the potential of its organisational set-up.
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Guys remain firm. Not even the public is for the Port Sale. Dr Nahan needs his hear examined. I
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Well, why didn't you sit down with Joel Fitzgibbon and discuss the matter ?? He is one of the
PINGLELLY grain farmer and CBH Board director John Hassell is aiming to take on WA Liberal MP Rick Wilson for the sparse rural farming and mining seat of O’Connor pledging to be an independent WA National in federal parliament.29 Apr 16 PINGLELLY grain farmer and CBH Board director John Hassell is aiming to take on WA Liberal MP Rick Wilson for the...
THE largest purpose built livestock vessel was launched in China yesterday.28 Apr 16 THE largest purpose built livestock vessel was launched in China yesterday.