On the land Archive

Drought top of mind for budget: O’Brien

DROUGHT support for farmers and affected Gippsland businesses should be top of mind when the State Budget is released on May 27, according to a local MP. The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien, said the Andrews Labor Government is continuing to fail

Farming podcast shares dairy industry’s good news

A NEW podcast from not for profit organisation GippsDairy aims to deliver informative discussions, the latest industry news, and compelling personal stories directly to farmers, where and when it suits them. The first episode of DairyPod went online recently, featuring legendary farm consultant John

Reducing our food waste

VICTORIA holds the rather unenviable title of the highest level of on-farm losses from vegetable production and is runner-up to Queensland in losses calculated from fruits, nuts and wine grape production. Just over 250,000 tonnes of vegetables, and close to 50,000 tonnes of fruit,

Learning about trends in food, agriculture

FEDERATION University’s Churchill campus will host the second Farmers2Founders (F2F) workshop, linking primary producers to global innovation and technology experts. The free workshops are an Australian first, exposing producers to trends in food, agriculture, and technology that are creating both challenges and opportunities. It

Champs kept ploughing on through Friday’s deluge

WONTHAGGI was in the eye of Friday’s wintry blast, copping a deluge of rain and hail throughout the morning. But it didn’t stop the competitors in the National Ploughing Association of Australian’s annual championships on Cameron and Rhiannon Scheffen’s property at North Wonthaggi. “We