Beekeepers have had a challenging few years with drought, bushfire and COVID-19 restrictions all impacting the sector but pollination services for farmers are assured for this year.
From silage wraps to ag chemical bottles, farmers can be big users of single-use plastics. Now cutting-edge NSW programs are finding new ways to deal with waste.
NSW Farmers’ Deniliquin branch chair Amanda Barlow says the Australian government should fund kangaroo exclusion fencing.
Renewable energies have been around us from the dawn of time, but now the sun and wind provide farmers with the power to cut costs and emissions.
NSW Farmers’ Water Taskforce knuckles down to ensure rural communities' water management challenges are top priority during drought.
Sustainable farming is second nature for the Kelly family who have being using no-till farming practices to avoid soil erosion for generations.
Whether you think changing weather is natural, man-made or a myth, farmers are on the frontline of innovation. But is the government taking climate action seriously?
The next generation of imported dung beetles are being trialled on NSW farms – and set to bring a multitude of benefits to Australian livestock producers.
“Harrisia cactus needs to be controlled before the drought breaks,” says Boggabilla broadacre cropping farmer and North West Local Land Services board member Richard Clark.
With 51% of the world’s certified organic land in Australia, can farmers harvest enough fresh produce to keep up with consumers?