Ag News

Plant pest triggers far north environmental concerns

ABC Rural News - Wed, 2007-03-07 23:40
There are warnings today of an impending environmental disaster in Queensland's far north, as an introduced plant pest spreads towards the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Rain brings livestock back to western grazing lands

ABC Rural News - Wed, 2007-03-07 23:33
A Queensland livestock transporter says graziers and major pastoral companies are starting to move thousands of cattle and sheep back into western grazing lands.

Farmer won't sign pipeline contract

ABC Rural News - Wed, 2007-03-07 22:29
A Blampied farmer is refusing to sign a contract to allow the Ballarat to Bendigo water pipe to pass through his property.

Rezoning fears for Otways farmland

ABC Rural News - Wed, 2007-03-07 22:22
There are concerns that farmland in the Otways will be rezoned to allow development of the area.

New label to appear on Aussie-grown produce

ABC Rural News - Wed, 2007-03-07 21:29
The new logo to clearly and simply identify Australian-grown fruit and vegetables will appear on products later this year.
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