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High Technology Opportunities in Urban Australia


High Technology Opportunities in Urban Australia

High-tech horticulture is being used in metropolitan locations around the world for a variety of reasons, including economic development. Community involvement and environmental advantages are two things that come to mind when thinking about this project. Vertical farm systems, container farms, and other similar systems are now being witnessed on a global scale.  According to […]


A Recurrence of the Mouse Plague? Vigilance Suggested

The good news for farmers across the country is that a repeat of the horrible plague that ravaged Central West NSW in particular in 2021 is unlikely. However, CSIRO mouse researcher Steve Henry said there was no room for complacency and said farmers in other parts of the nation, such as the Mallee in both […]


BerryQuest International 2022 to be Held in Queensland

BerryQuest International 2022, the largest conference and trade exhibition for the Australian berry industry, will be held on Queensland’s stunning Gold Coast from July 25 to 28, 2022. Berries Australia Chair, Peter McPherson said hundreds of local and international berry growers and industry experts will converge on the Gold Coast for what promises to be […]


Positive Outlook for Agriculture in 2021

Grains and fertiliser producers are expected to post a strong performance in 2021, while wool producers will struggle. Following severe drought conditions over much of the prior three-year period, greater rainfall levels in key growing areas have improved crop yields. The expected level of output in 2020-21 is a near-record, second only to the highs […]


Free Trade Agreement now a Done Deal

On 17th December 2021, the Australia–United Kingdom Free Trade Agreement (A-UKFTA) was signed. Tying together the shared threads of history, and the nation’s commitment to open, rules-based trade, the A-UKFTA will deliver mutual benefits and create a closer and stronger economic future for us both. The United Kingdom is Australia’s fifth-largest trading partner. Once the […]


New Agricultural Visa to Supercharge Exploitation?

According to many trusted sources, the Australian government’s new and temporary agricultural visa attempts to solve the labour shortage crisis that has occurred because of the pandemic. However, this could be a risky approach because many low-skilled workers may be exploited. Moreover, the number of permanent skilled workers could also dwindle. The agricultural sector, in […]


Biodiversity Market a Step Closer in Agriculture

Plans to pay farmers for the biodiversity benefits they deliver have progressed today with the Australian Government kicking off the legislation process. The legislation will underpin a national voluntary biodiversity stewardship market. It will be designed to provide a consistent and credible way to describe and measure biodiversity outcomes, to create a new form of […]


Women’s Role in Australian Agriculture

When one imagines a farmer in australia or an agricultural corporate leader, chances are that the picture is that of a man. This is because the majority of people around boardroom table in agriculture are still men, as is the typical stereotype of a farmer. This makes sense as up until 1994, where women were […]


Australia Leads Asian Wheat Trade: 2021/22

It cannot be denied that Australia is one of the world’s largest exporters. Therefore, the nation is now set to witness a second-consecutive year of strong wheat exports. Even though there are government interventions and production cuts, Australia has still managed to sustain its exports. At the current moment, the country is forecasted to produce […]


Organic Farming and the Steps for Success

What is Organic Farming? Organic farming, an agricultural system that uses ecologically based pest controls and biological fertilizers derived largely from animal and plant wastes and nitrogen-fixing cover crops. Modern organic farming was developed as a response to the environmental harm caused by the use of chemical pesticides and synthetic fertilizers in conventional agriculture, and it has numerous ecological benefits. Compared with […]