22 June 2021

Future leaders in Canberra

The National Farmers’ Federation last week welcomed the 2021 Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program cohort to the nation’s capital, to mark the beginning of a one-on-one mentorship program designed to provide the tools and networks to transcend industry leadership positions. 


22 June 2021

Very strong cattle sale for Cooma

Another very strong Cooma cattle sale was held on Friday June 18 with 150 cattle offered for sale.

Cows were firm to dearer from previous sale, with heavy well covered cows making 300 to 304 cents a kilo returning $1735 to $2355 to average $1823 dollars a head.

22 June 2021

Fish and flows key to future of the upper ‘Bidgee

Representatives from conservation groups, NSW and ACT state governments and the community came together in Canberra recently to discuss the future of the upper Murrumbidgee River – the often-forgotten headwaters of Australia's second longest river and one of the most iconic waterways in the Murray Darling Basin. 

22 June 2021

NSW primary production rego changes strike a blow for fairness

The National Road Transport Association has welcomed New South Wales Government changes to laws governing the Primary Producer Vehicle Registration Scheme.

22 June 2021

Inquiry into faux meat labelling

The National Farmers’ Federation has commended the establishment this week of a Commonwealth Senate Inquiry into the labelling of alternative protein products.

22 June 2021

Fenner Conference registrations

The organisers of this year’s Fenner Conference on Environment have announced that registrations are now open. 

The conference with the theme ‘Making Australian Agriculture Sustainable’ will be held on Thursday September 30 and Friday October 1 at the Academy of Science’s Shine Dome in Canberra. 

22 June 2021

New crop of digital business tools

The NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program (YFBP) has developed a suite of digital resources, including a new podcast series available to assist young primary producers with future business opportunities.