Researchers hope millet crops could help farmers battling dry conditions while also helping to tackle global obesity and malnourishment.
It took 13 years to complete and involved scientists from 20 countries, but in a major global breakthrough the mapping of wheat’s genome sequence offers new hope for allergy sufferers and global food security.
Australia’s pork producers are warned they may face criminal cartel charges if they collectively cull piglets to reduce pork supply.
A major biosecurity incident in the bee industry could cost Australian agriculture billions, which is why beekeepers must get on board with a new code of practice, according to the Apiary Alliance.
A South Australian farmer feeds onions to his sheep because of a shortage of feed caused by the dry conditions.