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Finding Shearers a Tough Challenge of Australian Agriculture


Finding Shearers a Tough Challenge of Australian Agriculture

As the business battles the COVID-19-induced labour crisis, training the very next group of shearers will be a top focus in 2022. Acting CEO John Roberts of Australian Wool Innovation said the organisation had poured its “heart and soul” into training as many people as possible to deal with the crisis. “We’ve really built up […]


Aldi Tops the List for Best Organic Fresh Produce

Australians appear to prefer the fruit and vegetable selections of a major German supermarket chain. For Supermarket Fruits & Vegetables, Aldi won the Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers honours in 2021. It also chose the ward because of its organic items. Canstar Blue is a consumer review and evaluation website that offers customer satisfaction studies […]


The Agricultural Domain Attempts to Predict Future Supply Chain Weaknesses

The National Farming Association urges the government to stop reacting to supply chain disruptions and has proposed a method for anticipating the unforeseeable. Throughout the epidemic, supply networks have been stressed and proven to be deficient, with a lack of rapid-antigen tests rendering food aisles barren across the country. The National Farmers’ Federation wants to […]


Grains Industry: The Current Overview

Domestic Update After several years of reduced output owing to drought, Australia’s grain production is expected to rebound in 2020-21. The country is a prominent player on the global stage, with many of its grain and oilseeds industries geared toward export. The country’s wheat crop for 2020-21 is expected to be 28.4 million tonnes, increasing […]


Australia’s Tree Nut Industry: The Growth and Development

The tree nut business in Australia continues to be a national roaring success. The industry contributes significantly to the Australian rural and regional economy, with a farm gate value of over AU$1 billion in 2018. The tree-nut business is currently undergoing its most massive development in a decade, with new plantings taking place across the […]


Urea Smuggling: A Current Global Challenge

The production of the chemical peaked at an all-time high of 6.3 million tonnes in 2021 thanks to the uninterrupted gas supplies to the urea plants last year on revised government policy. This compared with an annual average demand of around six million tonnes for the last three years. However, the wheat farmers have been […]


Meat accounts for 60% of the Greenhouse Gasses in Agriculture

The global production of food is responsible for a third of all planet-heating gases emitted by human activity, with the use of animals for meat causing twice the pollution of producing plant-based foods, a major new study has found. The entire system of food production, such as the use of farming machinery, spraying of fertilizer […]


Precautions for Working in the Heat

It is a known fact that the weather can get really hot in Australia. Working outdoors is extremely taxing if the right precautions are not taken. The weather can be dry heat if one is working in inland areas that are away from the coast or it can also be the humidity if the farm […]


How to Secure a Farming Job in Australia

Agricultural or farm work in Australia is an exceptional way to earn cash and experience the rich and diverse culture of the nation. Nevertheless, farm work in Australia is often also very physically demanding and thus the worker needs to make sure the employer is paying minimum wage and providing suitable accommodation. In fact, almost […]


The Seasonal Worker Program in Australia

What is the Seasonal Worker Programme? The Seasonal Worker Programme is an initiative that offers various employers in the agricultural world the opportunity to employ a reliable, persistent and returning workforce when the local Australian workers are not able to withstand the seasonal demands. However, this applies to selected locations throughout Australia. This Programme operates […]