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AVOCADO BOOM Australians consume 3 kilograms of avocado per person each year. SOUTHERN FORESTS : REGIONAL BRANDING A regional branding initiative helps pave the way into ...

AVOCADO BOOM Australians consume 3 kilograms of avocado per person each year. SOUTHERN FORESTS : REGIONAL BRANDING A regional branding initiative helps pave the way into overseas markets. ELECTION RURAL WRAP A wrap of agricultural and rural issues from Week 2 of the Federal Election campaign. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and observations with Kerry Lonergan. AG FUNDER : AGRICULTURAL INVESTMENT Michael Dean is the founder of the world's only online investment platform dedicated to agricultural technologies

TAWNY FROGMOUTHS A Canadian man living in Hobart rehabilitates injured birds. HENBURY STATION Livestock have returned to one of the Northern Territory's oldest pastoral ...

TAWNY FROGMOUTHS A Canadian man living in Hobart rehabilitates injured birds. HENBURY STATION Livestock have returned to one of the Northern Territory's oldest pastoral leases. WILD DOG BAIT The viability of Australia's wool industry is being threatened by vicious wild dog attacks. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. TASMANIA WEATHER Rural producers have been dramatically affected by recent flooding.

WAGGA GREYHOUNDS Regional towns pushing against the proposed ban on greyhound racing. MUTTON MAKEOVER Meat from mature-age sheep is undergoing a revival. MARKETS REPORT ...

WAGGA GREYHOUNDS Regional towns pushing against the proposed ban on greyhound racing. MUTTON MAKEOVER Meat from mature-age sheep is undergoing a revival. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. IT'S A BLOKE THING : PROSTATE CANCER Manning-up on men's health to help save lives.

BUSH MAGAZINE : GRAZIHER A new magazine featuring rural women finds a welcome market both here and overseas. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry ...

BUSH MAGAZINE : GRAZIHER A new magazine featuring rural women finds a welcome market both here and overseas. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. This week Kerry also speaks with Shane Condon about Project Iron Boomerang. LIVE EXPORTS Measures are put in place by the beef industry to help improve the welfare of Australian live exports. CLIMATE WINES Some of the country's most established winemakers head south to cooler climates.

EAT LOCAL Food producers in Queensland's Scenic Rim have thrown open the farm gates to visitors for the annual Eat Local Week LIME CAVIAR: FINGER LIMES Australia's native ...

EAT LOCAL Food producers in Queensland's Scenic Rim have thrown open the farm gates to visitors for the annual Eat Local Week LIME CAVIAR: FINGER LIMES Australia's native finger limes are in high demand around the world. SMART LAMB Scientists in Tasmania find a way to enrich lamb meat with heart protecting Omega threes. CAMEL RACERS 15 year old Anna Cannard hopes to become a pro in the niche sport of camel racing. MARKETS REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Rabbit Virus: A new virus to eradicate pest rabbits has been given the all clear for release. Bureau of Meteorology : Climate and Water Outlook A look at Australia's weather ...

Rabbit Virus: A new virus to eradicate pest rabbits has been given the all clear for release. Bureau of Meteorology : Climate and Water Outlook A look at Australia's weather prospects by experts from the Bureau of Meteorology. Stuck in the Middle : Gold Coast Cane Farmers in Australia's oldest sugarcane growing region want to sell up for development. Markets Report : Current market prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan

YOUNG AUCTIONEERS Livestock auctioneering is more than than just a fast-talking performance. WORLD'S BEST STEAK Can Australia take out back-to-back wins in the World Steak ...

YOUNG AUCTIONEERS Livestock auctioneering is more than than just a fast-talking performance. WORLD'S BEST STEAK Can Australia take out back-to-back wins in the World Steak Challenge? PULSES BOOM Australian pulse crops are on track for record profits this year. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

CAMPBELL TOWN SHOW : WOOL FASHION Wool producers and fashion designers meet at Australia's oldest agricultural show. MARKETS REPORT This week Kerry speaks with Super Butcher ...

CAMPBELL TOWN SHOW : WOOL FASHION Wool producers and fashion designers meet at Australia's oldest agricultural show. MARKETS REPORT This week Kerry speaks with Super Butcher Managing Director, Susan McDonald about current cattle prices. MASTER CRAFTSMAN A master bush craftsman's creations are preserved as museum treasures. BRUMBIES A proposal to cull brumbies in Kosciuszko National Park divides the high country community

How will farmers and Aboriginal communities with existing carbon abatement schemes adapt to the Abbott Government's Direct Action climate change policy?; the ABC Rural Farmer ...

How will farmers and Aboriginal communities with existing carbon abatement schemes adapt to the Abbott Government's Direct Action climate change policy?; the ABC Rural Farmer of the Year is an orchardist who grows apples at Lenswood near Adelaide; some savvy scientists think they might have worked out a way for cotton growers in Central Queensland to stay one step ahead of Mother Nature and; Tocal College just north of Maitland in New South Wales is just one of a handful of remaining agricultural colleges in Australia.

HIGH COUNTRY WOMEN The women of the treasure family maintain their long tradition of high country cattle grazing. YOULKS : NATIVE VEGETABLES Traditional native vegetables ...

HIGH COUNTRY WOMEN The women of the treasure family maintain their long tradition of high country cattle grazing. YOULKS : NATIVE VEGETABLES Traditional native vegetables youlks and kulyu reach a commercial market. MARKETS REPORT This week Kerry also speaks to NFF CEO Tony Mahar about the ramifications on Australian agri-business if Britain CROC FARMS The crocodile farming industry has undergone dramatic change.

DINGO RELEASE A ground breaking environmental project to eradicate feral goats on Pelorus Island. MARKETS REPORTS Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. SEA ...

DINGO RELEASE A ground breaking environmental project to eradicate feral goats on Pelorus Island. MARKETS REPORTS Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. SEA LAKE Chinese tourists flock to a sleepy Victorian town to experience the magic of Lake Tyrell

The remarkable story behind the making of that classic 1954 film 'The Back of Beyond' and the man it was all about, Tom Kruse; greenwheat freekeh has been around for thousands ...

The remarkable story behind the making of that classic 1954 film 'The Back of Beyond' and the man it was all about, Tom Kruse; greenwheat freekeh has been around for thousands of years in some parts of the world, but it's taken a South Australian businessman to try and get an industry going and; an ambitious project to log forests drowned when Tasmania's remote Pieman River was dammed, is closer to reality as a local company undergoes rigorous testing.

MORRIS WINES A winemaking dynasty continues as a sixth generation follows tradition. DESERT MELONS : WATERMELONS A successful horticultural operation on indigenous land is ...

MORRIS WINES A winemaking dynasty continues as a sixth generation follows tradition. DESERT MELONS : WATERMELONS A successful horticultural operation on indigenous land is having trouble finding workers. MARKETS REPORT C urrent market prices and observations with Kerry Lonergan. Qld Investment Corporation CEO Damien Frawley talks about their investment in NAPCo. TREE CLEARING Proposed national tree clearing laws could be a tough sell to farmers.

HOPS: CRAFT BEER Increased popularity of craft beer drives the expansion of hops fields and varieties. UK SHEPHERD: JAMES REBANKS Daily chronicles of life on the farm for an ...

HOPS: CRAFT BEER Increased popularity of craft beer drives the expansion of hops fields and varieties. UK SHEPHERD: JAMES REBANKS Daily chronicles of life on the farm for an English shepherd become a best-selling book. MARKETS REPORTS Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. KAKADU PLUMS A group of indigenous women from remote NT are exporting powdered kakadu plum to the world.

WILLIAMTOWN Contamination fears for fishers on NSW's mid-north coast. LOW MILK PRICES Interview with Adam Jenkins, President, United Dairy Farmers of Victoria. CLIMATE AND ...

WILLIAMTOWN Contamination fears for fishers on NSW's mid-north coast. LOW MILK PRICES Interview with Adam Jenkins, President, United Dairy Farmers of Victoria. CLIMATE AND WATER OUTLOOK : BOM A monthly climate and water outlook presented by experts from the Bureau of Meteorology. POMEGRANATES A 'new' fruit on the menu. MARKETS REPORT This week Kerry speaks to Ben Thomas, MLA, about where the price of beef is headed.

BEEF 'N' BARRA The cattle family farming fish. THE LITTLE TRACTOR THAT COULD Tribute to the little tractors that saved the Murray and Darling River regions in 1956. RURAL ...

BEEF 'N' BARRA The cattle family farming fish. THE LITTLE TRACTOR THAT COULD Tribute to the little tractors that saved the Murray and Darling River regions in 1956. RURAL CRIME Drugs, guns, livestock - rising rural crime. MUMMY BLOGGER The Mummy blogger helping to bridge the urban rural divide. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. CLIMATE AND WATER OUTLOOK The water and climate outlook for Spring by experts from the Bureau of Meteorology.

WA Crabs : Fishing Futures Western Australia's amateur and professional fishers join forces to help secure the future of the blue swimmer crab fishery at Mandurah. Moonlight ...

WA Crabs : Fishing Futures Western Australia's amateur and professional fishers join forces to help secure the future of the blue swimmer crab fishery at Mandurah. Moonlight Corn The largest growers of sweet corn in WA harvest 360 days - or nights - a year. Small Towns A good idea, a bit of risk and a healthy dose of fun reaps rewards for these small towns. Cherry Boom Tasmania's cherry farmers invest in new technology to stay ahead of the game. Markets Report This week Kerry Lonergan speaks to Minister for Northern Australia Matthew Canavan who says big things are on the way for the north.

Bee Deaths What is the future of cotton pesticides and bees in the Riverina food bowl? Pangkarra Pasta Value adding with pulses keeps a family farm viable. Mussel Up ...

Bee Deaths What is the future of cotton pesticides and bees in the Riverina food bowl? Pangkarra Pasta Value adding with pulses keeps a family farm viable. Mussel Up Ensuring a future for Tasmania's biggest mussel farmer. Markets Report An unlikely price hero this year could be cotton. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week.

Deer Menace Wild deer are proving costly to farmers and the environment and there are calls to declare the animal a feral pest. Creating Coonalpyn The residents of the small ...

Deer Menace Wild deer are proving costly to farmers and the environment and there are calls to declare the animal a feral pest. Creating Coonalpyn The residents of the small South Australian town of Coonalpyn are attempting to reinvigorate their community through art. An ambitious project to change the face of their grain silos is attracting much wanted tourist attention. And artist Guido van Helten's work is already helping to revitalise the town by stimulating business and restoring civic pride. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Markets Report Cotton picking is underway with growers counting the cost of a record hot summer followed by rain - just as the big machinery is revving up.

MARKET REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. WEATHER AND CLIMATE OUTLOOK A comprehensive weather wrap from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. ...

MARKET REPORT Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. WEATHER AND CLIMATE OUTLOOK A comprehensive weather wrap from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. FOREIGN FEARS Rural Australians say foreign ownership is crucial to regional growth and prosperity.

SOUR MILK : MURRAY GOULBURN Disbelieving dairy farmers have been told by Murray Goulburn that they 'owe' the company money. MOBILE PHONE BLACKSPOTS There are more than 6000 ...

SOUR MILK : MURRAY GOULBURN Disbelieving dairy farmers have been told by Murray Goulburn that they 'owe' the company money. MOBILE PHONE BLACKSPOTS There are more than 6000 mobile phone blackspots across Australia. CARPAGEDDON : CARP VIRUS A virulent strain of herpes will be released into the Murray Darling river system in a bid to eradicate European carp. REEF RESTORATION Shellfish reefs are being reintroduced to Oyster Bay, Albany. MARKET REPORTS Current market prices and observations with Kerry Lonergan.

The potential of Northern Australia to provide Asia with quality food is driving a bold investment in the cattle industry by one of Australia's richest men; we check in with a ...

The potential of Northern Australia to provide Asia with quality food is driving a bold investment in the cattle industry by one of Australia's richest men; we check in with a Tasmanian village recovering from bushfires and Fashion designer, Rahul Mishra, is the first Indian designer to win the International Woolmark Prize, just days after his sell out collection was showcased at Paris Fashion week; he paid his first visit to an Australian wool property.

Pineapple Pigs An oral drench to protect piglets from gut infection could soon be available to pig farmers. It's been developed by scientists and is made from pineapples - ...

Pineapple Pigs An oral drench to protect piglets from gut infection could soon be available to pig farmers. It's been developed by scientists and is made from pineapples - taking antibiotics out of the food chain. Growing Controversy Our recent story on a suburban neighbourhood growing food along its footpaths has received a lot of attention this week and communities across the country have been inspired to do the same thing. But the future of our food street farmers is limbo amid fears of public liability insurance and council regulations. Antarctic Farmers We meet the Northern Territory cattle producer swapping life on an outback cattle station for life on an ice station. He's just one of many multi-skilled people making the expedition from rural Australia to work on the coldest, windiest, driest continent on earth. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Markets Report For the seventh consecutive week, the key wool indicators have established record highs.

True Blue Salmon Australia's wild salmon is fresh, cheap and sustainable, but the bulk of the catch is sold for bait - not human consumption. Fishermen in Western Australia ...

True Blue Salmon Australia's wild salmon is fresh, cheap and sustainable, but the bulk of the catch is sold for bait - not human consumption. Fishermen in Western Australia are trying to change that by giving the local fish an image make-over. Horse Heaven Australia's racing industry is responsible for generating billions of dollars in direct spending, and a champion performer is worth far more than its winnings alone. Island Produce With produce as popular as it is pretty, this harvest of edible flowers and edible weeds, finds its way from a small island in Moreton Bay to some of Brisbane's top restaurants. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Markets Report Kerry discusses a sugar tax this week, and reporter Tim Lee finds out more about the future of printed meat. It's packed with nutrients and reduces food waste, but who will eat it?

Extra Bite: Green Ants Native green ants are adding extra bite to food and beverages. Rabbit Virus Release: Greg Mutze Greg Mutze from the Invasive Animals CRC speaks about ...

Extra Bite: Green Ants Native green ants are adding extra bite to food and beverages. Rabbit Virus Release: Greg Mutze Greg Mutze from the Invasive Animals CRC speaks about the release of a new biological control for rabbits. Covenant Farms: Conservation Agreement Conservation paying its way on one of Australia's oldest pastoral stations. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Climate and Water Outlook The latest climate and weather outlook from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report Where is the Aussie dollar headed? Commonwealth Bank ag-commodities strategist, Tobin Gorey, speaks with Kerry.

China Butchers A young Chinese businessman who lived in Brisbane for several years is behind a string of Australian-style mini butcher shops popping up in Chengdu. Having ...

China Butchers A young Chinese businessman who lived in Brisbane for several years is behind a string of Australian-style mini butcher shops popping up in Chengdu. Having secured rights to sell Coles-branded beef the company is importing 100 tonnes of Aussie-grown beef a month. Flinders Island The Wombat Lady of Flinders Island has been caring for orphaned wombats for over 20 years. Fiona Breen meets with the lady herself and other locals on this slice-of-life island visit. Food Street A suburban neighbourhood on Queensland's Sunshine Coast has transformed the traditional backyard vegie patch by planting it on the front verge. The Urban Food Street neighbourhood now spans 11 streets and over 200 households. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Markets Report There's a lot of smart money going into agriculture at present and getting more than its share is the chicken-meat business.

Got You Covered: Super-sheds Protecting High-value Horticultural Crops Massive structures with retractable walls and roof panels are being used to provide permanent protection ...

Got You Covered: Super-sheds Protecting High-value Horticultural Crops Massive structures with retractable walls and roof panels are being used to provide permanent protection for high-value crops. The Canadian-designed sheds are a game changer for fruit and vegetable growers with crop protection now being measured in hectares, not square metres. Heywire! Bringing Youth From Regional Australia Together In Canberra Heywire is five days of high-energy youthful enthusiasm. For two decades, the ABC Rural initiative has seen youth from across Australia collaborating on ideas to help drive social and economic development in regional communities. Access to education, the internet, drug addiction, mental health and juvenile justice were just some of the subjects tackled at this year's summit in Canberra. Bush Ingenuity: The Women Running Unusual Businesses From Remote Western Queensland A couple of big-thinking women from remote western Queensland have not let isolation get in the way of their success. Amidst one of the worst droughts on record, these rural entrepreneurs sowed the seeds of their business ideas, and with hard work and modern telecommunications are proving they can take on the world. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Markets Report Tim Lane from Herron Todd White speaks to Kerry about the rise in rural property values.

A cattle muster with a difference; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects; Pip Courtney speaks to Barnaby Joyce about his new role; farmers in Australia's intensive ...

A cattle muster with a difference; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects; Pip Courtney speaks to Barnaby Joyce about his new role; farmers in Australia's intensive livestock industries see manure as a source of income, plus the latest markets report.

Today on Landline: the Australian dairy market expands into China; fresh fruit at the push of a button; an interview with Sunny Verghase, the CEO of Singaporean agribusiness ...

Today on Landline: the Australian dairy market expands into China; fresh fruit at the push of a button; an interview with Sunny Verghase, the CEO of Singaporean agribusiness giant Olam International and; former drover and bushman 91 year old Bruce Simpson has just released his 8th book.

Drones are helping Australian fruit producers reduce their reliance on pesticides; conservationists are concerned about the effects of Tasmania's growing salmon and trout ...

Drones are helping Australian fruit producers reduce their reliance on pesticides; conservationists are concerned about the effects of Tasmania's growing salmon and trout industries on waterways; a critic of changes to the pension assets test launches a campaign claiming the new rules are unfair to farmers; a second chance for working dogs not cut out for life on a farm and our markets report.

The approval of a massive coal mine project in the Liverpool Plains region divides the community; a NSW state government review into stock routes has lead to fears for their ...

The approval of a massive coal mine project in the Liverpool Plains region divides the community; a NSW state government review into stock routes has lead to fears for their future; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects from the Bureau of Meteorology and; the battle for the tourist dollar at an Australian world heritage site.

Pig Wars GPS-tracking collars are the latest weapon in the fight against feral pigs. The collars give an insight into pig behaviour, helping to manage the spread of the ...

Pig Wars GPS-tracking collars are the latest weapon in the fight against feral pigs. The collars give an insight into pig behaviour, helping to manage the spread of the invasive pest. Future Proofing One of the country's largest egg producers has invested in state-of-the-art farm and food processing facilities to stay ahead of industry rules and changing community attitudes. Fairvale Farewell The sad ending for one of the most celebrated dairy cattle studs in the country. After a lifetime in the industry the owners are worn out, and are selling up to make way for new beginnings.

Sweet Dreams A community garden enterprise in Melbourne is harvesting vegetables from reclaimed wasteland, while providing a testing ground for an important urban experiment. ... ...

Sweet Dreams A community garden enterprise in Melbourne is harvesting vegetables from reclaimed wasteland, while providing a testing ground for an important urban experiment. Gina's Stampede Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting has big plans for the historic Kidman cattle empire and China. Cafe De Cabernet Winemakers in regional Victoria believe they've created a world-first wine blend - combining roasted coffee with cabernet wine grapes.

Big Bucks Many pastoralists are choosing to manage and muster the feral goats on their land. Goat meat prices reached a record high this year, and some landowners are making ...

Big Bucks Many pastoralists are choosing to manage and muster the feral goats on their land. Goat meat prices reached a record high this year, and some landowners are making more money from the rangeland goats than sheep or cattle. Return To Rottnest The producers of the ABC's The Road Back Home have turned the camera on favourite Landline reporter Sean Murphy as he returns to his childhood home on the coast of Western Australia. ByCatch Prawn trawler operators have been trialling an invention to reduce bycatch, with early results showing a potential reduction of almost 40 percent.

People Power Regional communities are leading the way when it comes to the supply of fair-priced, sustainable, reliable electricity - by funding their own wind and solar ...

People Power Regional communities are leading the way when it comes to the supply of fair-priced, sustainable, reliable electricity - by funding their own wind and solar projects. Around 70 community energy projects have started up around the country in the seven years. Tassie Bubbles Sparkling wines from Tasmania are taking on the world's best.

Strong wool prices are changing the make-up of the Australia flock; an update on efforts to change Bacon labelling laws; the making of a statue to commemorate the famous 1915 ...

Strong wool prices are changing the make-up of the Australia flock; an update on efforts to change Bacon labelling laws; the making of a statue to commemorate the famous 1915 march from Gilgandra to Sydney; exploring spectacular underground caves on South Australian farmland and a look at weekly commodity prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan.

A feral camel culling program has taken the pressure off sensitive environmental areas; the Federal Government's $19m investment in military food research is a welcome ...

A feral camel culling program has taken the pressure off sensitive environmental areas; the Federal Government's $19m investment in military food research is a welcome economic boost for the struggling country town of Scottsdale in Tasmania; the loss of so much cane land has put pressure on the sugar cane industry in Mackay and; anglers across the country have been marking 150 years since the arrival of the first trout eggs into Australia.

Revisit some of the most popular recent stories. We look at the outback women entrepreneurs battling the drought, plus giant sheds protecting crops, and revolutionising ...

Revisit some of the most popular recent stories. We look at the outback women entrepreneurs battling the drought, plus giant sheds protecting crops, and revolutionising horticulture.

The Raw Prawn The outbreak of white spot disease has devastated the farmed prawn industry with several farms in South East Queensland forced to shut down. Farmers say it's a ...

The Raw Prawn The outbreak of white spot disease has devastated the farmed prawn industry with several farms in South East Queensland forced to shut down. Farmers say it's a failed border protection system that's to blame for the multimillion-dollar clean up. Flying Solo It can be a hard and sometimes dangerous life working in outback Australia. Three graziers, who each lost their husbands in separate tragedies, have been left to run enormous, remote sheep and cattle stations. Climate And Water Outlook Australia's climate and weather outlook for May to July 2017 from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues in the news this week.

SALTWATER VEGIES : SUNDROP FARMS A futuristic greenhouse in SA is growing crops using just seawater and sunshine. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry ...

SALTWATER VEGIES : SUNDROP FARMS A futuristic greenhouse in SA is growing crops using just seawater and sunshine. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. FIGHTBACK : SPC The corporate and community fightback that saved SPC. CLIMATE AND WEATHER OUTLOOK The monthly outlook from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology.

Opportunities in Asia for Australian farmers dominated discussions at the annual ABARES Outlook conference in Canberra last week; not so long ago manuka honey producers ...

Opportunities in Asia for Australian farmers dominated discussions at the annual ABARES Outlook conference in Canberra last week; not so long ago manuka honey producers couldn't give the product away, now it could be their pot of gold and two backyard beekeepers have found a simpler way to harvest their honey.

There's another boom in Western Australia - beef; a resourceful forest company salvages specialty timbers submerged beneath Tasmania's man-made dams; experts from the Bureau ...

There's another boom in Western Australia - beef; a resourceful forest company salvages specialty timbers submerged beneath Tasmania's man-made dams; experts from the Bureau of Meteorology present the Water and Climate Outlook for Dec - Feb 2016; an effort to create regional hubs to breathe new life into struggling rural townships and our markets report.

A Country Practice A midwife who counts herself 'aunty' to hundreds of children has travelled over 500,000km during her career to help isolated women have their babies at ...

A Country Practice A midwife who counts herself 'aunty' to hundreds of children has travelled over 500,000km during her career to help isolated women have their babies at home. Past and Future A luxury European fabric producer has urged super-fine Australian wool growers to concede to changing animal welfare demands. Their message to farmers is listen to the market and stop the controversial practice of mulesing before buyers look to other countries for their wool. Just Add Water The owner of a Pilbara cattle station has tapped into the water from a river running underneath his property - transforming the dry, marginal grazing country into what looks like a lush green dairy farm.

Heywire: Kudamba When Gippsland resident Kudamba fled Sudan, he didn’t know anything about Australia. Now he's a passionate Aussie Rules fan. Markets Report: Market activity ...

Heywire: Kudamba When Gippsland resident Kudamba fled Sudan, he didn’t know anything about Australia. Now he's a passionate Aussie Rules fan. Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. Climate and Water Outlook: Aug - Oct 2018 The Climate and Water Outlook - August to October 2018 presented by experts from the Bureau of Meteorology. Outfoxed: A farming community taking on the elusive feral predator A farming community in Western Australia is waging war on foxes, and think their model could be successfully adopted in other parts of the country. Sugar Spinoff: Sugarcane growers take-on their own war on waste The sugar industry has long burnt ‘bagasse’, the bi-product from cane processing, to fuel their mills. Now scientists are experimenting with ways to turn it into fodder for livestock. Twin Spin: The Transformation of a heritage wooleen brand A family fashion enterprise with illustrious ties to Australian wool industry pioneers has been transformed to appeal to a new generation of consumers.

A number of stations in the Northern Territory have changed hands in the past year, raising questions about the future of cattle producing in Australia; Landline's Peter ...

A number of stations in the Northern Territory have changed hands in the past year, raising questions about the future of cattle producing in Australia; Landline's Peter McCutcheon talks to the RSPCA's New South Wales CEO, Steven Coleman about animal welfare issues.

S. Kidman and Co Managing Director Greg Campbell reveals details about the sale of Australia's largest private landholding; the battle is on for the Hereford breed to reclaim ...

S. Kidman and Co Managing Director Greg Campbell reveals details about the sale of Australia's largest private landholding; the battle is on for the Hereford breed to reclaim market share lost to the prominent Aberdeen Angus; AACo Managing Director Jason Strong discusses a new direction for the company; Nobel Prize winning astronomer Brian Schmidt makes wine that is out of this world, plus the markets report.

Station Dreaming A respected pastoral family helping Indigenous youth get back in the saddle. Bee Patrol Unusual measures help keep Australian bees free of varroa mite. ...

Station Dreaming A respected pastoral family helping Indigenous youth get back in the saddle. Bee Patrol Unusual measures help keep Australian bees free of varroa mite. Outback Oasis An outback oasis provides respite from drought. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Markets Report Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

First Strike The RHD-K5 virus to eradicate feral rabbits was rolled out at hundreds of sites across the country in early March. Prue Adams visits some of the release zones to ...

First Strike The RHD-K5 virus to eradicate feral rabbits was rolled out at hundreds of sites across the country in early March. Prue Adams visits some of the release zones to find out if the virus is doing its job. Dairy Outlook Twelve months on from the collapse of Australia's dairy industry, the fallout is still continuing. Tim Lee looks back on a year of turmoil. For Peat's Sake The makers of Australia's finest malt whisky credit peat from a bog in WA's south-coast forest region as the secret ingredient behind their champion single malt. Climate and Water Outlook The climate and water outlook for April-June from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week.

The Federal Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce is playing down concerns over the deal to allow ginger imports from Fiji, but ginger growers say it's only a matter of time ...

The Federal Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce is playing down concerns over the deal to allow ginger imports from Fiji, but ginger growers say it's only a matter of time before devastating diseases arrive in the country; The move to counter increasing imports of barramundi comes as the WA Government proclaims a new aquaculture zone in the Kimberley region and; Around Australia a handful of 19th century farmhouses are slowly regaining the magnificence of their past lives.

Pip Courtney hosts Australia's pre-eminent regional and rural television program, covering farming, weather, food, innovation, mining, fisheries, agribusiness, commodity ...

Pip Courtney hosts Australia's pre-eminent regional and rural television program, covering farming, weather, food, innovation, mining, fisheries, agribusiness, commodity prices and other issues affecting regional communities. Get exclusive updates on Mexican Wave: the sugar company growing green energy, history of Australia's faithful working dogs and firearms tourism on a remote pastoral property.

Weed Machines More than 20 years of research is behind the invention of the world's first machine capable of destroying weeds resistant to common herbicides. Standing Tall As ...

Weed Machines More than 20 years of research is behind the invention of the world's first machine capable of destroying weeds resistant to common herbicides. Standing Tall As demand for timber outstrips local supply, the CSIRO is encouraging Tasmanian farmers and private landowners to join the agroforestry sector.

Sleeping Giant It's a versatile grain but linseed has struggled for decades to gain traction with Australian growers. That could be about to change as new research sheds light ...

Sleeping Giant It's a versatile grain but linseed has struggled for decades to gain traction with Australian growers. That could be about to change as new research sheds light on the seed's remarkable medicinal properties. Clean Water Polluted dams cause a range of diseases in sheep and cattle but an economical treatment developed by a retired Sydney-based chemist provides cleaner drinking water for livestock. Mongolian Beef A Mongolian photographer studying rural Australia will use what he has learnt to help his country's traditional communities become more sustainable.

Top End Rodeo Locals boast it's the last proper bush rodeo, and for half a century the annual event has been the highlight of the region's social calendar. The Borroloola ...

Top End Rodeo Locals boast it's the last proper bush rodeo, and for half a century the annual event has been the highlight of the region's social calendar. The Borroloola Campdraft and Rodeo brings together a community rich in pastoral history for a weekend of old-fashioned fun, and some friendly - but fierce - competition. Paddock To Palate A lot of smart thinking goes into growing Aussie beef, and this competition gives producers a chance to benchmark against the best. Cattle are judged on everything from weight gain to eating quality - and a win can mean a big boost to a brand. Pip Pip Hooray The Coorong's healthy pipi population is being attributed to a quota allocation implemented a decade ago. It brought an end to overfishing and oversupply, and now with some clever value adding, the traditionally low-value bait food has found a new and lucrative place in the restaurant market.

Bio d Vino Filling cow horns with manure and burying them for six months sounds strange, but for biodynamic farmers, it's the basis of their approach to agriculture. The ...

Bio d Vino Filling cow horns with manure and burying them for six months sounds strange, but for biodynamic farmers, it's the basis of their approach to agriculture. The philosophy has skeptics, but Sean Murphy meets some viticulturalists producing award winning wines by following the mysterious principles. Grains Outlook The outlook for the coming season was on the agenda at the Grains Industry Conference this week. While dry conditions across much of the grain belt could slash the size of the national crop by a third - it's not gloom and doom just yet. Heywire Grenfell in Western NSW is the birthplace of Henry Lawson and home to the Happy Inn Chinese restaurant. The Paperman An artisan in north-west Tasmania is making paper from poo. As well as scat from kangaroo and wombats, he uses by-product from agricultural endeavours like fruit juice and hemp crops. The specialty craft uses traditional techniques, reflecting the history of Burnie's paper industry. Wild at Heart Cattlemen and women in the Top End are dusting off the bullcatchers and heading off into the scrub to catch buffalo. Until recently, the wild buffalo haven't been worth the cost and effort to muster, but high cattle prices mean it's now a cheap protein source - ideal for live export into Asia.

101 Not Out The saying "love what you do and you'll never work a day in your life" could not be truer for 101-year-old farmer Max Hockey. He hung up his spurs a few years ago, ...

101 Not Out The saying "love what you do and you'll never work a day in your life" could not be truer for 101-year-old farmer Max Hockey. He hung up his spurs a few years ago, but Max still firmly holds the reigns over his grazing property. The secret to his longevity, he says, is simple - good genes, patients and not worrying. Salmon Saga Australia's largest salmon farming company, Tassal, has established a new farm site on the east coast of Tasmania which has been met with strong resistance from the community. Intensive farming of the fish has been linked to serious environmental problems, but the company insists it has followed appropriate guidelines and is creating jobs for locals. Fibre Of Football A retro revival backed by some of the games' biggest stars is kicking goals on and off the field by making vintage footy jumpers - using traditional techniques, and Aussie grown wool.

Pip Courtney and Landline reporters around the country bring you up to date with the issues affecting rural and regional Australia including farming, agriculture, food, ...

Pip Courtney and Landline reporters around the country bring you up to date with the issues affecting rural and regional Australia including farming, agriculture, food, economics, innovation, climate, infrastructure and more.

Coming Back Farmers in Australia's largest winter vegetable growing district say they need higher prices for their produce to help recoup losses sustained when Cyclone Debbie ...

Coming Back Farmers in Australia's largest winter vegetable growing district say they need higher prices for their produce to help recoup losses sustained when Cyclone Debbie hit the region in March. Karenni Farmers Developing small farms on unused land in urban areas could help alleviate chronic unemployment for refugees resettled in Australia. A community-based social enterprise has taken a fresh approach to agriculture by transforming unproductive spaces into urban farms, and is transforming lives at the same time. Heywire In skateparks across the country, there's a hierarchy. In Manjimup, WA, Regan Austin quickly discovered that scooters are definitely at the bottom of it. Despite this Regan's passion for scooter riding has had a hugely positive impact on his life. (Coarse language) Gentle Giants The Clydesdale Society of Victoria wants to see a return to the horse and carriage days. Not out of some nostalgic, or wistful whim, but as part of a campaign to introduce younger folks to the joys of Clydesdale horses.

Wild At Heart Cattlemen and women in the Top End are dusting off the bullcatchers and heading off into the scrub to catch buffalo. Until recently, the wild buffalo haven't ...

Wild At Heart Cattlemen and women in the Top End are dusting off the bullcatchers and heading off into the scrub to catch buffalo. Until recently, the wild buffalo haven't been worth the cost and effort to muster, but high cattle prices mean it's now a cheap protein source - ideal for live export into Asia. State Of Origin A multimillion-dollar citrus orchard in Western Australia's wheatbelt is providing home grown oranges for the state and helping to future-proof a local community. On the (Dirt) Road Darwin reporter Kristy O'Brien and cameraman Ian "Jumbuck" Redfearn spend a lot of hours together on the (dirt) road for Landline. They documented their recent trip to the Aboriginal community of Ngukurr to give us a behind-the-scenes look at making television in a remote part of Australia. Heywire The culling and commercial harvest of kangaroos can be a divisive topic often sparking debate. But for those who do it, it's also a job. This week we meet Kyle on a roo cull in the wheatbelt region of WA. (Graphic vision) Herdy Gerdy Alpaca farming in Australia has grown from a hobby based interest to a vibrant live export industry worth millions of dollars. Pedigree genetics and fibre are in global demand, but an emerging meat business could be what's needed to secure a reliable income stream.

GM Debate South Australia is the only mainland state where it is illegal for farmers to grow GM crops, but farmers and agricultural experts are asking for proof that the ban ...

GM Debate South Australia is the only mainland state where it is illegal for farmers to grow GM crops, but farmers and agricultural experts are asking for proof that the ban has a financial benefit for the state. Heywire As a child, Mitchell Pitman was told that he would never be able to walk and never be able to hear. He was born with cerebral palsy and profound deafness. But Mitch hasn't let that hold him back. Growing up in Leeville in northern New South Wales, his family and community have helped him prove the doctors wrong. Beacon Dry Residents of the tiny town of Beacon, on the edge of WA's wheat belt, are working hard to keep their community strong in the middle of the longest dry in living memory. Growing Hope Australia's oldest agricultural aid program (ACIAR) funds projects which help reduce poverty and improve food security in developing countries. In the mountain nation of Nepal, the emphasis is on empowering local people - especially women - to help themselves.

Invisible Farmer In an overwhelmingly male-dominated industry, only around 3 percent of Australia's shearers are female. Nicki Guttler first picked up a handpiece just ...

Invisible Farmer In an overwhelmingly male-dominated industry, only around 3 percent of Australia's shearers are female. Nicki Guttler first picked up a handpiece just two-and-a-half years ago, she's now forging a career on the boards and encouraging other women in the sheds to step up beside her. Outback Chefs A couple of retired fine dining chefs fulfil their long-held dream to cook for the hungry crew of an outback cattle station. But for staff used to plenty of plain food, there might be a few changes needed to the menu. Full Circle Almost all of the donated fresh produce comes from rural Australia - broadacre farmers, fruit and vegetable growers and even meat processing companies. But in an ironic twist, a disproportionate amount of relief ends up back in the country.

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