The Australian Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC) has blamed the inaction of government to review the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) for the circumstances the industry finds itself in at the moment.
Research funding has been announced to dehumidify conditions on live export vessels leaving Australia.
Water shortage issues in parts of the southern Wheatbelt and Great Southern areas will be addressed at a public meeting in Lake Grace next Monday.
AWI and WPA on Monday confirmed "consensus" agreement had been achieved on four of the five recommendations potentially requiring amendments to AWI's constitution, arising from the Ernst-Young review.
A Newdegate farmer received a round of applause when he asked Grain Producers Australia (GPA) director Andrew Weidemann why GPA couldn't join forces with GrainGrowers Limited (GGL) to create one body.
Boosting rural health teams - and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctor workforce - would greatly assist in Closing the Gap on life expectancy and child mortality says the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA).
CSIRO expects freight rates to fall $76 a tonne for road journeys that make the switch to Inland Rail.