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Visa Test Run, Demands Australian Fresh Produce Alliance

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Visa Test Run, Demands Australian Fresh Produce Alliance

Fresh Produce Alliance (AFPA), an industry group, is currently calling for a trial of the new agricultural visa that was announced. Furthermore, they have requested this trial while the employment standards are kept in mind while ensuring the welfare of the employees. In fact, the organisation has also published its own take on the visa […]

2021-07-28

Vegan Labels Claim they are as Healthy as Meat

According to the latest news, the farming representative body is attempting to treat the misconception that plant-based meat and dairy copycat products are as healthy as the real thing. Hence, the vegan labelling committee is raising public awareness so that people are aware. In fact, the ¬†National Farmers’ Federation is submitting this particular point as […]

2021-07-28

Food System Sustainability Relies on Potatoes

Potato researchers and agribusiness owners are slightly concerned regarding the production of food under the climate changes taking place currently. Hence, they are looking through the food system to find other descendants of the potato family. Wild relatives of potatoes are genetically related to potatoes that we as consumers grow and consume and they contain […]

2021-07-27

Pandemic still Taking a Toll on Australian Farmers

Even though the wrath of the pandemic has lessened considerably, a table grape grower, located in Australia, has claimed that the after-effects are now pushing Australian farmers to the absolute limit. The sad aspect of the scenario remains that the pandemic has continued for more than 16 months. Currently, the state restrictions and the border […]

2021-07-27

Onion Market 2021: A Global Overview

Glancing at the chaotic world around us, it is safe to conclude that 2021 is nothing short of a roller coaster. This can especially be said about the onions’ market. If the reports from the U.K. market are analysed, there are large fluctuations in weather conditions. This has led to a wishy-washy growing and harvest […]

2021-07-26

Primewest Announces Second Trust after Acquiring Orchard

After completing a merger with Centuria Group Capital, Primewest has now acquired its second almond orchard. This property is seeded with an almond farm worth $53.9 million. This property is located in the Riverina region. After this acquisition, Primewest will now attempt to raise $34 million from other investors so that they can next acquire […]

2021-07-22

Drought Hit Australia Grapples to Return to Normalcy

One of the worst droughts recorded in Australian history (2018) is still fresh in the memories of the Australian farm owners. At that moment, farmers were left grappling for a sense of security. Moreover, they were left asking questions about their future. The main reason for the drought is the disappearance of the winter rain. […]

2021-07-21

Citrus Fruits’ Canker Detected in Alabama

Citrus canker, a deadly bacterial fruit disease, has been detected in Alabama, in the residential area of Baldwin. This whole area shares a border with Florida and also the Gulf of Mexico. This disease was detected after the Federal and State plant health officials have identified and confirmed that it is indeed the canker that […]

2021-07-21

Position Report: Almond Exports in Australia

The Australian nuts industry is one of the most successful sectors when it comes to the Australian economy, and this is due to the almond exports. Now, over 160,000 tonnes of these nuts were produced. Additionally, the revenue exceeded more than one billion dollars. This nut is one that continues to increase in value and […]

2021-07-21

Ministers urged to Intervene due to Food Approval

It seems that Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) has now started to put the industry’s profit before the health of the people. Sources claim that this is being done in order to approve irradiation of all fresh produce. Hence, ministers are being urged to step in between and take control. Also, consumers are […]

2021-07-16