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AS Tasmanian potato growers swing into their 2014-15 season, many will be trying something new to protect crops from the major fungal diseases late (Irish) blight and sclerotinia (white mould/stem rot).

Tassie spud growers try Emblem  

AS Tasmanian potato growers swing into their 2014-15 season, many will be trying something new to protect crops from the major fungal
A POTENTIAL suspension of trade of Australian fruit to Vietnam has growers worried about the negative implications the move would have on their businesses. 
14 Nov 14 A POTENTIAL suspension of trade of Australian fruit to Vietnam has growers worried about the negative implications...
CHANGE could be afoot in the Northern Territory mango industry if entomologist Austin McLennan gets his way. 14 Nov 14 CHANGE could be afoot in the Northern Territory mango industry if entomologist Austin McLennan gets his way.
A MILLTHORPE cherry crop expected to produce close to 140 tonnes of fruit this season has been wiped out by hail damage in a wild storm that ripped through the Central West last week. 14 Nov 14 A MILLTHORPE cherry crop expected to produce close to 140 tonnes of fruit this season has been wiped out by hail...
A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry has recommended changes to current Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) arrangements for food products, to help resolve consumer confusion over manufacturing and the actual ingredients. 11 Nov 14 A PARLIAMENTARY inquiry has recommended changes to current Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) arrangements for food...

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SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance.12:02 PM SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar...
YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia.7:00 AM  10 YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too...

BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about new trade opportunities.12:24 PM BARNABY Joyce and Willem Westra van Holthe visited a mango farm near Katherine, NT, to speak to mango growers about...
THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural consultant Rob Hunt.3:00 AM THE winegrape industry remains the only large-scale agricultural sector with subjective pricing, says agricultural...