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 wastes the majority of its recycled water that could be used on food crops — and farmers and local councils say it is a disgrace and want it made available for agriculture.
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.
Farmers are considering their legal options after rubbish associated with trucks offloading at a dump in Adelaide’s north is blamed for polluting grain and potentially causing the death of livestock.