Environment

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Sustainable Merino farm turns to perennial grasses

Glenwood Merinos is using SRS genetic principles and native perennials to drive their internationally renowned premium wool enterprise.

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105 years of farming success in far-west NSW

The Robinson family from the Enngonia area run a robust goat, cattle and sheep operation despite 12 out of the past 15 years seeing below average rainfall.

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Improving pasture growth with carbon grazing

Carbon grazing is helping farmers productively manage their land and livestock. But how does it work?

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Flower industry at risk without added biosecurity controls

NSW growers are worried that imported cut flowers, many infested with pests and disease, are putting the flower industry at risk without stricter biosecurity controls.

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NSW farmers want their right to farm enshrined in law

Right-to-farm issues are causing concern for many farmers. NSW Farmers is lobbying for new legislation to protect them.

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Reaping the rewards of biodynamic farming

Bob Hawke Landcare Award winner Charlie Arnott sees his stock as tools to manage his pasture, and despite the drought, his paddocks are thriving.

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Hot debate: was the NSW government right to cancel drought declarations?

The drought declaration policy was scrapped by the NSW government in 2013 but not everyone is convinced. Two Central West farmers weigh in but not everyone thinks this was the right decision.

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Oyster growers thrive despite environmental crisis

North Coast oyster farmers have integrated clever practices to remain sustainable since the introduction of Pacific oysters.

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The truth about the Murray-Darling

Water levels are at record lows creating unrest with farmers and allocations. So who's getting all the water?

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Murray-Darling Basin water report confirms little improvement

Despite welcome rainfall the DPI is anticipating excessive transmission losses over the summer.