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Greater diversity can only benefit rural industries

AgriFutures Australia Managing Director, John Harvey says increasing diversity in rural industries is important to unlock the innovation necessary for Australian agriculture to grow and prosper.

19 May 2018 - John Harvey, AgriFutures

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Let’s cut through the ‘spin’ on tax

Both sides of politics are claiming they have the better plan on tax to stimulate economic activity. The truth is both sides are planning to deliver different curate’s eggs.

07 May 2018 - Scott Kompo-Harms, NFF

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On track or off track, inland rail must deliver for regional Australia

We’ve called for the evidence; we’ve called for answers; we’ve asked for the facts. Twelve months on from a commitment of funds to deliver inland rail, it’s now time for an inquiry to ensure the presently proposed inland rail route through New South Wales delivers the very best inland rail for agricultural communities impacted by this $9.3 billion project.

04 May 2018 - Robert Hardie, NSW Farmers

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100 years on rural Australia's Anzac sacrifice endures

Today, tens of thousands of Australians will gather in the dawn of the early morning to remember those who have served, and continue to serve, their nation as members of the Australian Defence Force.

25 April 2018 - Robert Hardie, NSW Farmers

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Sugar – we're making more and eating less

As an economist, I like numbers. So during the debate about a sugar tax, I've been collecting some numbers and they make for some interesting reading...

13 April 2018 - Warren Males, CANEGROWERS

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Climate Outlook: May to June 2018

Parts of Victoria and Tasmania are set for a wetter and warmer few months, according to the Bureau of Meteorology's latest 3 month climate outlook.

13 April 2018 - AustralianFarmers

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World Water Day: Farmers lead nation in water conservation

In a land of drought and flooding rains, water - often not enough, or too much - dictates the fortunes of our farmers. On World Water Day National Farmers’ Federation President, Fiona Simson explains how farmers have made giant leap forwards in how they use and manage their precious water resources.

22 March 2018 - Fiona Simson, NFF

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WA needs a Regional Development Plan

There is a pathway for the State Government to lead us from its controversial and unpopular education cuts impacting student and families in the regions.

22 March 2018 - WAFarmers President Tony York

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The new industry plan to protect your farm data

The National Farmers’ Federation hosted a workshop in Sydney this week, aimed at making digital agriculture easier and more secure for farmers.

22 March 2018 - Charlie Thomas, NFF

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