Opinion: How can the PM justify his $100m market intervention for drought hit farmers, when government can't explain how it works?
In this week's The Gauge, Peter Mailler says the agricultural sector can't afford to 'pick and choose' the science they endorse.
What changes are needed so farming businesses can stay profitable in drought and to safeguard the natural resources on which agriculture depends?
Tony Mahar says the NFF's National Drought Policy is about improving industry and all levels of government better coordinate and manage future droughts.
The latest reports on the prolonged drought in the Eastern States suggested that many farmers have reached breaking point.
Dr Paul Wright, Chairman of Cattle Producers Australia has been quoted in a recent article saying that "grassfed cattle levy payers are totally unrepresented".
Heavy vehicle operators pay large registration fees and excise on fuel which together are calculated to theoretically add up to the additional amount spent on roads across Australia as a result of wear from trucks.
With another Perth Royal Show at an end, it is a time for the staff and councillors to reflect on a whirlwind eight days.
What got Australian agriculture to where it is today will not suffice for the future it needs to build.
The industry should think carefully and pragmatically on how it responds to issues raised by WA Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan.
In this week's The Gauge, CPC CEO Troy Setter is calling on the federal government to commit to the Northern Australia and Rangelands Fire Information Service (NAFI).
Opinion: As farmers rally for a second day outside Parliament House, calling for the Murray Darling Basin Plan to be axed, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack says his government will deliver transparency in the water market.