Researchers hope millet crops could help farmers battling dry conditions while also helping to tackle global obesity and malnourishment.
A South Australian farmer feeds onions to his sheep because of a shortage of feed caused by the dry conditions.
The US Government announces $12 billion in spending to help farmers cope with huge China tariff increases, but Australia’s national farm lobby says it will hurt farmers in this country.
The Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s latest research, released today, finds of a 37 per cent decline in farm sector jobs, only 7 per cent were the result of the Basin Plan.
Despite bipartisan support, it appears unlikely the Federal Government’s much touted crackdown on live export animal abuse will become law anytime soon.