/Productivity - on farm

Introducing new dung beetles to reduce flies

Dung beetles at work Introducing new dung beetles to reduce flies The Land | Sharon O'Keefe | January 14, 2020 Swallowed a few flies this summer? Australian scientists are looking to introduce new species of dung beetle, hoping to decrease fly populations exacerbated by [...]

Giving Consumers reasons not to buy wool.

Matt Hand, CEO, Australian Council of Exporters Sheep Central | Terry Sim | December 21, 2019 GIVING consumers reasons not to buy wool, despite the fibre’s positives, only succeeds in reducing global wool consumption, especially from Australia, according to Australian exporter leader Matt Hand. As PETA’s launches an anti-wool Christmas campaign and [...]

Rehydration of the land

Peter Hazell Coordinator of Mulloon Creen Community Project Mulloon Community Project The Land | Stephen Burns | August 1, 2019 Preserving the essential nature of our landscape was the focus of an address at the regenerative agriculture workshop hosted by Gillian Sanbrook at her [...]

Land clearing regulation

Block land clearing is permitted under new legislation, like here in the north west of the state. However, is this the loss of virgin scrub or invasive cyprus and ironbark regrowth? Returning Cyprus dominating a paddock near Bingera, NSW Unmanaged regrowth after a fire near Tingha [...]