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27 October 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers respond to government commitment to net zero carbon emissions
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) welcomes the government's strategy for delivering net zero carbon emissions....
26 October 2021
View news from Australia Australia's NFF hits back against "anti livestock agenda" ahead of COP26
National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simson is hitting back against the "anti livestock agenda" in the background of the upcoming UN Climate Conference in Glasgow. ...
20 October 2021
View news from Australia MLA: red meat industry's state of play
The Australian red meat industry demonstrated its strength and resilience in 2020. ...
15 October 2021
View news from Australia "We can’t afford to get this wrong," Aussie farmers say about climate goals
The bright and prosperous future of farmers and regional Australians depends on the Government getting its climate change commitments right, says Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF). ...
12 October 2021
View news from Australia "Farmers want Kyoto ledger squared," says Australia's NFF
National Farmers Federation President Fiona Simson says while Australian farmers continue to lead the world in improved sustainability and emissions reduction it is time to address the inequities of the past....
11 October 2021
View news from Australia Australia rejigs its Emissions Reduction Fund methods for 2022
Australia's National Farmers Federation (NFF) has welcomed the government's new Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) method priorities, saying that they allow farmers to adopt a "whole of farm approach" when addressing agricultural emissions....
04 October 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers welcome dedicated ag-worker visa
Australia's National Farmers Federation is celebrating the Governor General signing legislation that creates a dedicated agriculture visa....
30 September 2021
View news from Australia Meat & Livestock Australia explore industry impacts in new webinar series
A series of insightful and engaging webinars for the red meat and livestock industry will begin in October, as part of Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) annual updates program....
28 September 2021
View news from Australia Australia's ag minister voices support for sector at UN
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has made the case for Australian agriculture at the United Nations. ...
27 September 2021
View news from Australia Predicting future key to irrigation efficiency for Australian dairy farmer
As a volunteer rural firefighter, Peter Williams is used to checking weather forecasts often. As part of that role, it’s important to predict upcoming fire danger from wind, but it’s the predicted rainfall that he’s more concerned with on the Williams’...
23 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian farm sector approaches $100 billion output target
Australian agriculture is edging closer to the NFF-led goal of $100-billion-by-2030 with phenomenal growth set to see the farm sector tally $73 billion in 2021-2022....
22 September 2021
View news from Australia Farmers to tell UN that trade is key to sustainable food systems
Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), Cairns Group Farm Leaders (the Group) from Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa and Uruguay has urged that the role of international trade...
View news from Australia Australian farmers lobby for stricter labels on faux meat
Australia's National Farmers Federation is calling for "truth in labelling" at a Senate Inquiry into faux meat products. ...
21 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian minister confident row with France won't derail EU talks
Australia's trade minister said on 20 September he would seek a meeting with France to ease tensions over Canberra's decision to scrap a $40 billion submarine deal, and was confident it would not cloud EU-Australia trade talks....
16 September 2021
View news from Australia Dairy Australia: You ask - we answer on heifer genomics
Have questions on heifer genomics? Want to hear what fellow farmers who are already using the technology have to say? Now you can, through a Dairy Australia podcast special event....
15 September 2021
View news from Australia Brazil ban expected to have limited impact on Australian beef
Brazil has suspended exports to China after discovering two cases of ‘atypical BSE’....
10 September 2021
View news from Australia Australian shoppers see the health benefits of red meat, says new research
The latest consumer sentiment research from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) finds that health and nutrition are the top reasons people want to eat red meat. ...
09 September 2021
View news from Australia Australia’s grainfed beef not just for export markets
MLA’s quarterly grainfed production and consumption calculation estimates that for the second successive quarter, grainfed beef accounted for 50% of total Australian beef production, and more than half of domestically consumed beef....
24 August 2021
View news from Australia Australia greenlights ag-specific visa
Australia's National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has welcomed news that the government will deliver a long-sought agriculture-specific visa to shore up the workforce. ...
20 August 2021
View news from Australia Australia launches new smart energy guide for farmers
Australia's National Farmers Federation has partnered with Energy Efficiency Council to launch new guide on smart energy management....
19 August 2021
View news from Australia Australian farmers share how they are part of the climate solution with new initiative
A new initiative launched by Australia's National Farmers' Federation (NFF) is sharing stories of the climate action farmers are taking while continuing to produce the food and natural fibres we all depend on....
12 August 2021
View news from Australia AgDay 2021 challenges Australians to choose their own #AgVenture
On this year's AgDay, Friday 19 November, the NFF is challenging Australians to consider the career opportunities in agriculture and to embark on an #AgVenture....
11 August 2021
View news from Australia Latest IPCC report makes for "sobering reading", say's Australia's NFF
Despite the grim headlines generated by the latest IPCC report, National Farmers' Federation CEO Tony Mahar says that Australian farmers continue to lead the way in cutting emissions....
10 August 2021
View news from Australia Australia's NFF calls for stricter labelling standards for faux meat
In light of new research from Australia's meat and seafood sectors, the National Farmers' Federation is calling for action on food labelling laws to ensure that consumers are not misled. ...
03 August 2021
View news from Australia Climate change reducing farm profits by 23% in Australia
The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences’ (ABARES) latest Insights report examines the effects of recent and possible future changes in climate on the profitability of Australian farms....
02 August 2021
View news from Australia Filling the winter feed gap
In the humid subtropic regions of New South Wales, Australia, filling the winter feed gap is a challenge that many producers face when seeking to boost stocking rates and overall productivity on-farm....
30 July 2021
View news from Australia Tackling ticks through DNA
A new study indicates that eradication of the cattle tick in Australia is theoretically feasible. ...
View news from Australia Bright attitude, family mantra help Ruby overcome it all
“My grandfather always told me, ‘Ruby, you can learn something from everyone’, and that is something I remind myself about each and every day.”...
 
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