Regional and agricultural shows around Australia inject about $900 million into the national economy every year.
WA agriculture has just dodged a six gun full of bullets that had been aimed at farmers by Labor leader Bill Shorten and his Agriculture spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon.
The polls were always wrong; the bigger question is what connects voter to politician in the topsy-turvy new politics.
As of October 8, 2019, gene edited plants and animals with knockouts of genes will not be regulated by the Australian government. In this week's The Gauge column, Ian Godwin explains why that's a good thing.
Preferences will be all-important in Saturday's election: Bryce Camm says, despite all the wheeling and dealing, the choices are in our hands, along with a democracy sausage.
With government support farmers can sustainably deliver one third of the carbon abatement required by 2030 while helping reverse habitat loss.
NFF CEO Tony Mahar says smart policies and investment across a wide range of areas including trade and market access; energy and climate change; drought; natural resource management; tax; and business regulation are vital for the future of agriculture.
Opinion | The Gauge columnist Gillian Fennell says isolated families have been completely forgotten by politicians.
Karin Stark is the Agrifutures Rural Women's Award NSW-ACT Finalist for 2019 and wants to see rates of renewable energy adoption accelerated on Australian farms.
This election is no different, here we are halfway through the campaign and we find that what's on offer for agriculture is not only not very inspiring, some of it is down right bizarre.
Many decent, hard-working Western Australians are rightly questioning whether this Labor State government has the mettle to stem the escalation of vigilante activity by animal activists flouting the law and creating havoc in the agricultural sector.