Australia Farming & Agriculture

Boutique abattoir the answer for former chef turned quail farmer Brendan Sheldrick

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Boutique abattoir the answer for former chef turned quail farmer Brendan Sheldrick


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Postcode 4306: The four digits forcing farmers to turn backpacker workers away

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Postcode 4306: The four digits forcing farmers to turn backpacker workers away


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Tomato waste at rotten levels as up to 84pc of crops  left in field

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Tomato waste at rotten levels as up to 84pc of crops left in field


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Keep farmers market option open for Woden Town Centre, developers tell inquiry

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Keep farmers market option open for Woden Town Centre, developers tell inquiry


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French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

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French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves


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Hanging cow at Australia restaurant sparks controversy

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Hanging cow at Australia restaurant sparks controversy


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Bold Businesses podcast: Turning specialty coffee into a $50 million business at Veneziano Coffee

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Bold Businesses podcast: Turning specialty coffee into a $50 million business at Veneziano Coffee


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  • Hanging cow at Australia restaurant sparks controversy
    Hanging cow at Australia restaurant sparks controversy

    , straitstimes.com

    ADELAIDE, Australia (AFP) - An Australian pizzeria that hung a taxidermied dairy cow from its ceiling to call attention to the industrialisation of the farming industry has been criticised on social media for cruelty. Owners Federico and Melissa Pisanelli, who are passionate about animal welfare, defended their decision to hang the large Friesian-Hereford cow from its hind legs, saying they wanted to remind patrons of how meat was sourced
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Agriculturers

  • 'It's very serious': Australia's farmers pensive after a long, dry winter
    'It's very serious': Australia's farmers pensive after a long, dry winter

    , smh.com.au

    For the next two weeks, Phillip Alcorn will have his eyes glued to the sky, and the weather forecast. If there is no rain in the next two weeks, the Harden farmer's canola crop will be a write-off. "It's very serious," says Mr Alcorn, who has been farming for 25 years in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales
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Horticulture

  • NT grower expects to harvest most mangoes ever on family farm
    NT grower expects to harvest most mangoes ever on family farm

    , abc.net.au

    A Top End mango farmer is headed for the best season since his family started farming in Darwin's rural area 30 years ago. The Skliros family mainly grows Kensington Pride mangoes, but also produces a couple of green varieties such as Nam Dok Mai and Fallen mangoes. This year, Skliros Produce was one of the Territory's first producers to start harvesting the mainstream mango variety, Kensington Pride
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Dairy

  • ACCC drags milk giant Murray Goulburn to court over conduct
    ACCC drags milk giant Murray Goulburn to court over conduct

    , heraldsun.com.au

    THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission are taking the country’s largest milk processor to the Federal Court over their conduct towards dairy farmers. The ACCC alleges Murray Goulburn engaged in unconscionable conduct and made false or misleading representations regarding the average farmgate milk price it expected dairy farmers to pay. ACCC Chairman Rod Sims condemned the milk processor in a statement
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Crops

  • Move over coconut water - here comes watermelon water
    Move over coconut water - here comes watermelon water

    , smh.com.au

    Coconut water is so 2016. This year, it's all about watermelon water. H2coco founder David Freeman has already made a fortune from Australia's thirst for coconut water and now he's launching a new business: H2melon. Inspiration hit in the middle of the Nevada desert. "I was at Burning Man festival and I was given a cold-pressed watermelon water and at the time was amazed by it," Freeman says
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Animal Agriculture

  • French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves
    French sheep farmers protest against protection of wolves

    , smh.com.au

    Lyon: Farmers trucked hundreds of sheep into a central square in the French city of Lyon on Monday in protest against the government's protection of wolves, which they blame for livestock deaths and heavy financial losses. European wolves were hunted to extinction in France in the 1930s but a pair crossed the Alps from Italy in the early 1990s and they now number about 360 in packs scattered across the country, according to wildlife groups
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Farms

  • Boutique abattoir the answer for former chef turned quail farmer Brendan Sheldrick
    Boutique abattoir the answer for former chef turned quail farmer Brendan Sheldrick

    , abc.net.au

    When chef Brendan Sheldrick gave up on his promising career to go quail farming, he knew there would be a keen market for ethically-produced, pasture-raised birds. But the missing ingredient for his plan was an abattoir that would guarantee to slaughter and process low numbers of the delicate poultry. As he developed his farm and grew a market, consistency of supply would be crucial, he said
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Dairy farmers

  • ACCC drags milk giant Murray Goulburn to court over conduct
    ACCC drags milk giant Murray Goulburn to court over conduct

    , heraldsun.com.au

    THE Australian Competition and Consumer Commission are taking the country’s largest milk processor to the Federal Court over their conduct towards dairy farmers. The ACCC alleges Murray Goulburn engaged in unconscionable conduct and made false or misleading representations regarding the average farmgate milk price it expected dairy farmers to pay. ACCC Chairman Rod Sims condemned the milk processor in a statement
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    Tags: Farmers |  Dairy farming |  Milk |  Dairy farmers | 
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