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AS rainfall volatility and farmland affordability pressures make traditional broadacre agriculture more challenging by the year, one of farming's biggest growth sectors in 2015 will be hydroponics.

Hydroponics on the rise  

AS rainfall volatility and farmland affordability pressures make traditional broadacre agriculture more challenging by the year, one of
AUSVEG has confirmed it will not be joining the new Voice of Horticulture representative group. 25 Feb 15 AUSVEG has confirmed it will not be joining the new Voice of Horticulture representative group.
INDUSTRY Minister Ian Macfarlane and Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce will present a submission to federal cabinet within the next month on new Country of Origin Labelling laws, involving other relevant ministers, like health, in the process. 25 Feb 15 INDUSTRY Minister Ian Macfarlane and Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce will present a submission to federal...
THE number of Northern Territory properties impacted by cucumber green mottle mosaic virus has risen to 12 after two additional properties near Katherine returned positive tests for the disease this week. 17 Feb 15 THE number of Northern Territory properties impacted by cucumber green mottle mosaic virus has risen to 12 after two...
AN insight into the world of crop protectant development has spurred on a Tasmania’ university student’s desire to pursue a career in agricultural science. 19 Feb 15 AN insight into the world of crop protectant development has spurred on a Tasmania’ university student’s desire to...

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DAIRY company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) is set to buy out the cheese business of rival and shareholder Lion Dairy.9:30 AM DAIRY company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) is set to buy out the cheese business of rival and shareholder...
THE federal government's final Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct will be tabled in parliament and takes force from tomorrow.9:20 AM THE federal government's final Food and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct will be tabled in parliament and takes...

FEDERAL authorities have not increased the broader surveillance of imported frozen berries despite 18 cases of hepatitis A linked to frozen berries imported from China.24 Feb 15 FEDERAL authorities have not increased the broader surveillance of imported frozen berries despite 18 cases of...
FOR every kilogram of real Tasmanian cherries on the shelf in China, there are an additional 5kg labelled as Tasmanian which aren't.23 Feb 15 FOR every kilogram of real Tasmanian cherries on the shelf in China, there are an additional 5kg labelled as...