Garnering support across Australia to protect plants from pests and diseases is the aim of the launch of the International Year of Plant Health at Parliament House, Canberra on 6 February 2020.
Feathertop Rhodes (FTR) grass is quickly becoming one of the biggest weed threats in Australian farming systems, demanding swift and decisive action. The vast number of seeds produced per plant and the species’ ability to germinate and establish on very small rainfall events, gives this…
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have jointly expressed solidarity with China and offered support to the country as it battles the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA congratulates Queensland Nationals’ MP Keith Pitt for his elevation to Cabinet as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia.
Plants make the oxygen we breathe and give us 80 percent of the food we eat. But plants are under attack by invasive pests. These pests destroy up to 40 percent of the world’s food crops and cause $220 billion in trade losses each year…
The Agriculture and Water Resources Committee will be travelling to Wagga Wagga on Friday, 7 February 2020 as part of its Inquiry into growing Australian agriculture to $100 billion by 2030.
Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) welcomes the return of David Littleproud to the agriculture portfolio, following his election on Tuesday (February 4 2020) as Deputy Leader of the Nationals.