Farm Weekly

<script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:inline-block;width:970px;height:90px" data-ad-client="ca-pub-5132695833487250" data-ad-slot="4212883907"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script>

159-years of farm craft lost in Canberra

THE non-return of Tasmanian Liberal Richard Colbeck to the federal Senate represents another telling blow for farm representation and rural experience, with 159-years of service...

MDBA relocation potential headache for Coalition

FARM groups are pressuring the newly elected Coalition government to outline a clear commitment to relocating the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) into a regional...

Joyce coy on ministerial gossip

NATIONALS leader Barnaby Joyce is remaining tight-lipped about potential ministry machinations as his party members hustle for promotions on the back of a strong showing...

Murray: Barnaby Joyce was right

SKY News broadcaster Paul Murray says Barnaby Joyce was right in saying the snap suspension of live cattle exports to Indonesia five years ago by...

Taylor: milk price index presents opportunity from dairy crisis

HUME Liberal MP Angus Taylor says the dairy industry's latest crisis has opened a big opportunity to introduce a new transparent milk pricing index into...

Joyce points to bush record in federal election pitch

After Mr Turnbull's election campaign speech, Mr Joyce and Senator Nash also faced the media to make their election pitch. The Agriculture and Water Resources...

Pitt fills-in with agricultural support

He and the Agriculture and Water Resources Minister have avoided making public comment on how the new job would align with Mr Joyce's duties and...

Rural seats in firing line at 2016 poll

LIBERAL MP Sharman Stone's retirement has set the stage for an enthralling three-cornered contest in the Victorian regional seat of Murray at the upcoming federal...

Levy-payer data-bases underway

The Senate Rural and Regional Affairs Committee inquiry was prompted by demands for greater transparency and democracy for levy-payer, and influence on how producer R&D...

Year in Review: Ag's highs and lows

In April, Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce publicly slammed PETA's anti-wool campaign, where rock guitarist Jona Weinhofen used a foam lamb portraying blood and open wounds,...