As president of the peak body for Western Australia's Volunteer Bush Fire Service, the past six months have been especially challenging.
Glyphosate herbicide addiction is like an ice habit, with dealers running their own agendas and prices and law enforcers hard to find. Farmers and shoppers are meat in the chemical sandwich.
In this week's The Gauge, Professor Ian Godwin points out that we need science more than ever for informed debates about agricultural production.
The Gauge columnist Peter Mailler says there is plenty of evidence to support an argument for government assistance for agriculture.
A mean and petty streak has emerged in parts of Australia in the wake of the horror COVID-19 news in Melbourne - it needs to be stopped.
It can take months for rain to translate into money, and that doesn't cancel out the years of lost income.
Opinion: In this week's The Gauge, CWA national president, Tanya Cameron, said the CWA supports changes that make quad bikes safer.
In this week's The Gauge, Fiona Simson is urging the federal government not to appeal the recent Federal Court decision that the 2011 live export ban was invalid.
Its like claiming a world championship for a scrap in a sandpit, according to opinion writer Alison Penfold.
AAAC deputy chair, Mick Keogh, said the decision to introduce mandatory rollover protection on quad bikes was made after years of rigorous research and consultation.