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A KEEN interest in healthy soils has been the motivation behind a project promoting best cultivation practice on several vegetable farms across Australia, focussing on tillage.

Tillage key in veg growth trial  

A KEEN interest in healthy soils has been the motivation behind a project promoting best cultivation practice on several vegetable farms
JULIA Roberts is getting dirty with the aim of helping agriculture. 9:30 AM JULIA Roberts is getting dirty with the aim of helping agriculture.
THE old practice of placing roadkill carcasses underneath fruit trees to increase pollination now has some scientific backing. 27 Jul 15 THE old practice of placing roadkill carcasses underneath fruit trees to increase pollination now has some...
THE ability of tropical fruit species to adapt for survival in a tough native rainforest environment has long fascinated Geraldine McGuire. 27 Jul 15 THE ability of tropical fruit species to adapt for survival in a tough native rainforest environment has long...
JAMES Cook University researchers are gluing tiny transmitters to the backs of bees to analyse how diseases affect the insect. 21 Jul 15 JAMES Cook University researchers are gluing tiny transmitters to the backs of bees to analyse how diseases affect...

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AUSTRALIA'S biggest livestock exporter Wellard Group is preparing for a run at the ASX boards.9:40 AM AUSTRALIA'S biggest livestock exporter Wellard Group is preparing for a run at the ASX boards.
VICTORIAN small producers have cautiously welcomed a review into the state's meat and seafood regulator, PrimeSafe.29 Jul 15  1 VICTORIAN small producers have cautiously welcomed a review into the state's meat and seafood regulator, PrimeSafe.

A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with just 6pc of national production profitable.26 Jul 15 A STAGGERING 85 per cent of the country's 2015 winegrape harvest of 1.67 million tonnes was produced at a loss, with...
THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state government signing an agreement with Horticulture Innovation Australia to build and manage the National Sterile Insect Technology facility at Port Augusta.23 Jul 15 THE world’s first research centre dedicated to combating Queensland fruit fly is a step closer, with the state...