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LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence – one of Australia’s largest and fastest-growing horticultural sectors.

Almonds head for Riverland base  

LOXTON will soon become home to a National Almond Centre of Excellence – one of Australia’s largest and fastest-growing horticultural
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. 30 Jul 15 A KEEN interest in healthy soils has been the motivation behind a project promoting best cultivation practice on...
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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DESPITE drought and debt, many farmers are salting away record amounts in preparation for further tough times.8:30 PM DESPITE drought and debt, many farmers are salting away record amounts in preparation for further tough times.
THE Sino-Australian milk processing and farming consortium has completed its acquisition of the $100m Moxey Farms business.11:15 AM  2 THE Sino-Australian milk processing and farming consortium has completed its acquisition of the $100m Moxey Farms...

JULIA Roberts is getting dirty with the aim of helping agriculture.
02 Aug 15 JULIA Roberts is getting dirty with the aim of helping agriculture.
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...