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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.

Weevil Warriors Weevils are part of an arsenal being used to attack a smothering aquatic weed which is threatening the biodiversity and economy of Kakadu National Park. ...

Weevil Warriors Weevils are part of an arsenal being used to attack a smothering aquatic weed which is threatening the biodiversity and economy of Kakadu National Park. Prison Cattle A prison farm in Queensland has developed a reputation for producing highly sought after cattle. The cattle are fetching top prices at market, but the program is also changing lives by giving prisoners skills to help find a job on the outside. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this story contains images of people who have died. Standing Tall Depression and mental illness can affect anyone, but for those living in rural and remote areas, finding and accessing support services can make it even more challenging. One man from country Victoria has harnessed the power of nature to help him manage his illness, and has used his experience to help others. If this story raises any issues for you, contact Lifeline on 131 144 or Men's line on 1300 789 978.

True Grit As top shearers adopt a softer approach a whole mind and body approach helps shearers maintain peak fitness. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from ...

True Grit As top shearers adopt a softer approach a whole mind and body approach helps shearers maintain peak fitness. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Toad Traps Environmentally friendly traps are using the toxin from adult toads to lure tadpoles to their deaths. Markets Report Current market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. This week Kerry speaks with Beef Central's Jon Condon about increased demand for beef storage. Betoota Boys The boys from Australia's oldest newspaper are on assignment for Landline in their home turf, Queensland's Channel Country.

Bioreactors A bioreactor is a trench filled with woodchips - and it could be the simple solution to the problem of nitrogen run-off from farms. Queensland authorities and ...

Bioreactors A bioreactor is a trench filled with woodchips - and it could be the simple solution to the problem of nitrogen run-off from farms. Queensland authorities and scientists have found they are a cheap, natural and effective way to stop agricultural pollution reaching waterways and damaging coastal eco-systems. All Aboard There were hundreds of paddleboats on the Murray at the peak of Australia's river trade in the 1880s. Only a handful of the historic vessels survive today, but through the dedication of a passionate few, they are as popular now as they were 160 years ago. Heywire For young people in the more remote parts of Australia, travelling long distances to boarding school is just a part of life. But it isn't always easy. Molly Hunt grew up in Wyndham in the Northern Territory and made the decision to head all the way to Sydney to finish her education. Cane Recovery North Queensland canegrowers say it could take a decade to recover from the devastation of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. About half of the state's sugarcane crop was in the path of the cyclone with losses estimated at $150 million.

Pastured Chickens A farmer who spent several years working in sustainable agricultural policy at federal level is now pursuing his dream of putting innovative principles into ...

Pastured Chickens A farmer who spent several years working in sustainable agricultural policy at federal level is now pursuing his dream of putting innovative principles into practice. His award-winning family run farm takes a 'regenerative' approach to farming that aims to produce food which is good for the animal, good for the land and good for the plate. Write Stuff Rural romance novels - 'lust in the dust' - set on farms and stations in the outback have been a phenomenon in Australian fiction in recent years. But there's a new trend for authors championing our regional towns, and the familiarity of small-town living is really connecting with readers. Cutting Through A low-volume livestock producer started his own abattoir when he couldn't obtain the standard of service he expected from existing providers. Now, his abattoir and meat processing works employs five people, and provides a custom service to similar minded farmers invested in the way their livestock is processed. Postcode Blues Sharing a postcode with a densely populated urban centre almost 200km away is a cause of frustration for the residents of one rural region in Queensland. Farmers find it inhibits their ability to attract necessary backpacker workers, while other residents say it impacts on everything from increased insurance premiums to accessing government services.

Sunny Verghese The CEO of global agribusiness giant Olam International, Sunny Verghese, spoke to Pip Courtney about the company's $200 million investment in new almond ...

Sunny Verghese The CEO of global agribusiness giant Olam International, Sunny Verghese, spoke to Pip Courtney about the company's $200 million investment in new almond orchards in the Riverina. Waste Not Want Not Warning: This story contains footage of dead animals. A special bin invented by a South Australian recycling company can compost food and farm waste on-site. It saves organic waste from landfill by turning it into a carbon rich soil conditioner. Young Gun An ambitious teenager has started Western Australia's first Ultrablack cattle stud. The agricultural student hitched a ride across the Nullarbor in an old cattle truck with his mum and dad to buy the foundation stock needed to get the stud off the ground. Roaring Success Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program contains images of people who may have died. Aboriginal rangers have fused modern science with ancient practices to develop the world's first carbon project using fire. The strategic approach of controlled dry-season burning helps prevent devastating bushfires, and is now being used widely across the northern belt of Australia.

The Last Charge The spectacular charge by Australian Light Horse Regiments at Beersheba 100 years ago is the stuff of legend. While the brave deeds of both horse and man are ...

The Last Charge The spectacular charge by Australian Light Horse Regiments at Beersheba 100 years ago is the stuff of legend. While the brave deeds of both horse and man are now immortalised in Australia's history, the legacy of one Hunter Valley family also lives on. The memory of their valiant young men - carried into the charge by horses they had raised themselves - is not forgotten. Techno Wool Improved land care and animal welfare, reduced wool prickle factor and the ability for regional businesses to take value-added products to the world are some of the ways technology is helping to reshape today's wool industry.

Fighting On A ban on baby oyster imports was introduced to protect farms from the spread of a devastating virus - but the scarcity of spat has led to a major production ...

Fighting On A ban on baby oyster imports was introduced to protect farms from the spread of a devastating virus - but the scarcity of spat has led to a major production shortfall. Working It Out It's "dog day" one day a week at this school in country New South Wales. Students bring their own sheepdogs to school as part of a training project, putting them through their paces under the guidance of a professional handler. But just who is teaching whom? It seems the four-legged pupils have a few lessons for their young owners too. Looking Forward, Looking Back The first female chief executive of the Northern Territory Cattlemen's Association, Tracey Hayes, has hung up her hat after serving in the position for the past three years. She looks back on her time in the role with reporter Kristy O'Brien.

Fine Fashion Customers are increasingly demanding product traceability which links the farm with the woollen garment on the rack. This push for 'single origin' clothing has ...

Fine Fashion Customers are increasingly demanding product traceability which links the farm with the woollen garment on the rack. This push for 'single origin' clothing has led two Tasmanian fine wool farming families to form close partnerships with the fashion industry. Coconut Bounty Some enterprising businesses in Far North Queensland developing an industry for locally grown coconut and coconut products. Perfect Pairing 'Piquepoul' has been introduced to Australia by a New South Wales oyster farmer determined to make it part of Australia's food culture.

Waste Land Two farmers in the outback town of Kimba have put forward their properties as potential nuclear waste disposal sites, but the proposal has divided the tight knit ...

Waste Land Two farmers in the outback town of Kimba have put forward their properties as potential nuclear waste disposal sites, but the proposal has divided the tight knit community. An industry not reliant on rain could future-proof the district for generations, but some residents fear it will spell the end of their town. Salad Success The winner of this year's Farmer of the Year Award has a big confession - he never wanted to be a farmer. But salad vegetable grower Andrew Bulmer does see himself as an agribusiness entrepreneur, and says innovation is critical to success. Heywire Ranim grew up in Damascus, Syria. But after war spread through the country, her family were forced to gather their belongings and flee - leaving their lives behind. Girl Power The masculine image of cowboys and stockmen is getting a shake-up in the Northern cattle industry as more and more women smash through the 'dust ceiling' and take on strong leadership roles. The country's largest cattle companies say women account for around 50 percent of their recruitment applications, and acknowledge it's a welcome trend.

The Hard Yards Every livestock farm needs a good set of yards, and every farmer needs a handy yard dog. These dogs are the best of the best. And the Australian Yard Dog ...

The Hard Yards Every livestock farm needs a good set of yards, and every farmer needs a handy yard dog. These dogs are the best of the best. And the Australian Yard Dog Championships is the ultimate test of canine and human teamwork. Heywire Breanna Cook grew up living on a 2000-acre beef cattle property in central Queensland. When she finished school, Breanna had a big decision to make - head to the city for uni or stay on the property and follow her dreams. If you know a young person with a story to tell, encourage them to enter the Heywire competition. Find out more and see other great stories at abc.net.au/heywire. Coming Home Country-rockers the Wolfe Brothers are fourth-generation berry growers who left the family farm to pursue their love of music. But when illness brought them home they were faced with some tough challenges. While they are determined to keep their family's 100 year farming legacy alive, they are not putting the guitars away just yet. Care Farming A special "care farm" in South Australia provides social care for participants in a meaningful work setting. They are growing snails which are destined for Adelaide's gourmet food market, and their escargot pate could help fund the enterprise into the future.

Bush Inventors These "why didn't I think of that?" inventions are making life easier and safer for those on the land, and creating jobs in their local communities as well. ...

Bush Inventors These "why didn't I think of that?" inventions are making life easier and safer for those on the land, and creating jobs in their local communities as well. Invisible Farmer: Kay Tommerup When dairy deregulation threatened their future, Kay Tommerup's ideas for diversification helped save the family farm. Liquid Gold Western Australia is experiencing a new gold rush, but it has nothing to do with precious metals. It's liquid honey, rich in antimicrobial and other health giving properties - and the rest of the world can't get enough of it.

The Road Back Home: Pip Courtney The Road Back Home is an ABC digital series featuring stories about some of the ABC's presenters. This week it's Pip Courtney's turn and she ...

The Road Back Home: Pip Courtney The Road Back Home is an ABC digital series featuring stories about some of the ABC's presenters. This week it's Pip Courtney's turn and she shares her memories of growing up in Tasmania. Dairy Fallout The future of Murray Goulburn remains uncertain, but for its competitors the fallout has created new opportunities. Invisible Farmer: Emma Moss When Emma Moss bought a second-hand camera to show her parents photographs of where she worked as a ringer, she never dreamt she would become a social media influencer. Frozen Future What role do seedbanks play in the agricultural industry? Australian scientists are about to make a huge deposit of crop and pasture seeds to the Global Seed Vault - a secure repository near the North Pole which holds almost 900,000 different types of the world's seeds. Waste Not Want Not An innovative dairy farmer has joined forces with a mining company and manufacturer to build and install a 'bio-digester' on his farm. The waste disposal system converts cow manure into electricity and useful fertiliser.

Cape Farming Grand dreams of farming northern Australia are almost as old as the nation itself, but changes to land-use laws in 2015 brought the prospect closer to reality. ...

Cape Farming Grand dreams of farming northern Australia are almost as old as the nation itself, but changes to land-use laws in 2015 brought the prospect closer to reality. Despite environmental opposition, thousands of hectares of land have been cleared to make way for high-value crops, and so far, every commodity they've trialled has been a success. A Cut Above Australian ingenuity is turning the age-old tradition of sawmilling on its head. Radial sawing, which cuts round logs into wedges, means smaller trees can be turned into useful timber. The technology has massive implications for native forests - it means useable timber can be grown in plantations in half the time. Mining Wetlands The abandoned pits of Western Australia's Talison mine are evolving into wetlands. Filled with water from more than a century of winter rains, the dams provide habitat for growing populations of fish and insects and are attracting rare and endangered birdlife.

China Wine China has become the Australian wine industry's most important market. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Lentil Beer Australia has its ...

China Wine China has become the Australian wine industry's most important market. Rural News A look at rural issues making the news this week. Lentil Beer Australia has its first lentil beer. Markets Report What's ahead this year for Australia's biggest rural export?

The owners of Liveringa Station in WA's Kimberley have big visions for the future; three western Queensland residents share their personal experiences of drought; demand for ...

The owners of Liveringa Station in WA's Kimberley have big visions for the future; three western Queensland residents share their personal experiences of drought; demand for goat meat is rising and; facing an uncertain future, the NSW community of Trundle look for opportunities to save their town.

A new strain of rice developed by Australian plant breeders can be grown in colder climates; highlights from the Longreach drought forum, discussing the big dry, resilience ...

A new strain of rice developed by Australian plant breeders can be grown in colder climates; highlights from the Longreach drought forum, discussing the big dry, resilience and the heard road ahead and; graziers in western Queensland fear a fourth failed wet season.

In northern New South Wales, the country's sole remaining 100 percent Australian owned sugar mill and refinery is hoping its green credentials will keep it that way; we talk ...

In northern New South Wales, the country's sole remaining 100 percent Australian owned sugar mill and refinery is hoping its green credentials will keep it that way; we talk to the winner of the 2014 national Rural Woman of the Year and; Ryan Scown is a Mackay DJ who works with Headspace to deliver a program called Drumbeat. The program aims to support young people struggling with mental health issues by helping them find rhythm in their lives.

Global demand for dairy products is growing at the fastest rate in world history; Eat Local Thursday is giving food producers a fair-go in the market place and Australia's ...

Global demand for dairy products is growing at the fastest rate in world history; Eat Local Thursday is giving food producers a fair-go in the market place and Australia's first saffron growers celebrate an eventful 25 years.

The clearing of forest for agricultural purposes in northern Australia has reignited passionate debate; a training school in the famous wool growing district of Hay ensures an ...

The clearing of forest for agricultural purposes in northern Australia has reignited passionate debate; a training school in the famous wool growing district of Hay ensures an age-old tradition continues; a team of weed-hunters in the remote Kimberley Region of WA go to extraordinary lengths to eradicate an invasive pest and the latest markets report.

A new corporate model for free-range pork helps supermarket customers make informed choices; Cane growers could improve crop yields through more efficient harvesting ...

A new corporate model for free-range pork helps supermarket customers make informed choices; Cane growers could improve crop yields through more efficient harvesting practices; The students of a primary school in Longreach are sending messages of hope to farmers struggling with drought; is there a future for the district hall? Plus a look at weekly commodity prices.

Until 1992 the pygmy blue-tongue lizard was considered extinct, now a community in South Australia's mid-north is rallying to keep the little lizard off the endangered list; ...

Until 1992 the pygmy blue-tongue lizard was considered extinct, now a community in South Australia's mid-north is rallying to keep the little lizard off the endangered list; Pip Courtney speaks with Barnaby Joyce and in Arnhem Land, Indigenous rangers are in a race against time to save Aboriginal rock art, most of which is under threat.

In a region blessed with high rainfall and some of the cleanest air in the world, top prices being paid for beef is allowing producers to diversify - into the energy market; ...

In a region blessed with high rainfall and some of the cleanest air in the world, top prices being paid for beef is allowing producers to diversify - into the energy market; Australia is the world largest exporter of faba beans; Student retention rates increase when this Victorian school incorporates primary industries into the curriculum plus the Markets Report and Climate and Water Outlook.

Australia's young cider industry is full of enthusiasm and potential; a group of Kangaroo Island wool producers adds value through regional branding; War memorials exist in ...

Australia's young cider industry is full of enthusiasm and potential; a group of Kangaroo Island wool producers adds value through regional branding; War memorials exist in almost every rural community across Australia and they are as relevant today as ever; a century after the Cooee March left Gilgandra on 10 October 1915 a group of enthusiasts re-enact the journey and observations and analysis of recent commodity prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan.

The End of Carp A special report into the possible consequences of Australia's planned effort to rid our waterways of hundreds of millions of the invasive pest, carp. ...

The End of Carp A special report into the possible consequences of Australia's planned effort to rid our waterways of hundreds of millions of the invasive pest, carp. Dinosaur Food A Queensland artist is on a mission to spread the word about bunya nuts. The fruit of the majestic Bunya Pine has been an important part of indigenous culture for thousands of years, but many landowners today consider it annoying garden waste. Markets Report This week Kerry catches up with Troy Setter, Consolidated Pastoral Company, and Andrew Cox, MLA, at Beef Expo in Rockhampton. Rural News A look at regional and rural issues from around the country this week.

Climate and Water Outlook A look at June - August 2018 from experts at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan ...

Climate and Water Outlook A look at June - August 2018 from experts at the Australian Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week Sweet Success After years in the doldrums, Australian citrus growers are enjoying record prices. But just as things are looking sweet for growers, the industry is facing a potential crisis. A devastating citrus disease found in the Northern Territory has producers all over the country worried. Future Fish On the New South Wales mid-north coast, the first commercial trial of kingfish farming in ocean pens is taking place. Results so far are exceeding expectations, but there have been some very big challenges to overcome. Coral Future A restoration project by Australian researchers is using IVF-like technology to bring degraded reefs back to life.

An outbreak of Q-Fever on a Victorian goat farm prompts the owners to finance the development of an animal vaccine; a Tasmanian business has come up with a winning dried ...

An outbreak of Q-Fever on a Victorian goat farm prompts the owners to finance the development of an animal vaccine; a Tasmanian business has come up with a winning dried abalone product that is selling for up to $1400 a kilo; an innovative farming family harnesses the attributes of one of Australia's toughest native shrubs and turns it into a new kind of livestock feed and observations and analysis of recent commodity prices and trends.

SUPERFINE : WOOL CONTRACTS Superfine wool growers are reaping rewards. RURAL NEWS A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and ...

SUPERFINE : WOOL CONTRACTS Superfine wool growers are reaping rewards. RURAL NEWS A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. HOPE AND FAITH : SICK COWS Continuing problems for Victoria's dairy industry as bovine anaemia threatens herds. CANE MYSTERY A mysterious syndrome affecting sugar cane has scientists baffled.

Super Oyster Scientists are providing some light at the end of a very bleak period for Tasmania's Pacific oyster industry, developing a super oyster that will hopefully ...

Super Oyster Scientists are providing some light at the end of a very bleak period for Tasmania's Pacific oyster industry, developing a super oyster that will hopefully withstand the next outbreak of Pacific oyster mortality syndrome. Space Cows The Northern Australian properties adopting precision satellite farming technologies and software to manage stock and pasture. Mushroom Coffee Two enterprising mates save tonnes of coffee grounds from landfill by turning them into the perfect medium for growing mushrooms. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Markets Report Prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan ... and a closer look at the goat market this week.

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.

Teagan Menhenett Teagan Menhenett struggled with an eating disorder, but with the support of her family has found happiness with who she is. Rural News: A look at rural and ...

Teagan Menhenett Teagan Menhenett struggled with an eating disorder, but with the support of her family has found happiness with who she is. Rural News: A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week Climate and Water Outlook Find out all about the climate and weather in September - November 2018 Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan What's in a Name? The fight for Australian producers to use the name 'prosecco' Helping Hands Charities and volunteers helping Australians through natural disaster. Does the government do enough in times of natural disaster to support those in need or is too much responsibility left to charities and volunteer organisations? Surplus Spuds An oversupply of sweet potatoes has prompted some new ways of thinking about how to use the vegetable - including transforming the surplus spuds into flour.

A prohibition on growing industrial hemp in Australia was lifted in the late 90s; however politics has prevented the industry from gaining access to booming hemp food markets; ...

A prohibition on growing industrial hemp in Australia was lifted in the late 90s; however politics has prevented the industry from gaining access to booming hemp food markets; Every year thousands of people, many from the city, flock to the Scenic Rim in south-east Queensland to celebrate 'eat local' week.

Residents of the tiny town of Felton took on a big mining company - and won; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects from the Bureau of Meteorology; a look at the ...

Residents of the tiny town of Felton took on a big mining company - and won; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects from the Bureau of Meteorology; a look at the Australian Lighthorsemen; 3D food printing plus the markets report.

The battle to break the internet data drought in the bush; proceeds from mining offsets are helping fund research into climate change and the environment; awareness and ...

The battle to break the internet data drought in the bush; proceeds from mining offsets are helping fund research into climate change and the environment; awareness and support for depression and mental health issues in rural and remote communities plus a look at weekly commodity prices and trends.

The first new coal seam gas project in New South Wales in more than 5 years has been approved for Gloucester Valley but the project has divided residents; one of Australia's ...

The first new coal seam gas project in New South Wales in more than 5 years has been approved for Gloucester Valley but the project has divided residents; one of Australia's few remaining family owned flour milling companies has gone against the grain and opened a new facility in Victoria; and a fruit and vegetable wholesaler in Adelaide has made it her mission to provide some of the top chefs with heirloom and miniature produce.

Australian researchers and safety groups are encouraging farmers to replace quad bikes with safer alternatives; Tasmania's $220 million irrigation roll out is transforming the ...

Australian researchers and safety groups are encouraging farmers to replace quad bikes with safer alternatives; Tasmania's $220 million irrigation roll out is transforming the agricultural landscape; an innovative business turns salty wastewater into a gourmet seasoning and a look at weekly commodity prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan.

Years of research have transformed the modest mung bean into the 'money bean'; a western Queensland grazier finds beauty in the drought; former professional actor The Right ...

Years of research have transformed the modest mung bean into the 'money bean'; a western Queensland grazier finds beauty in the drought; former professional actor The Right Reverend Rob Gillion takes on his biggest role ever - as Bishop of Riverina and our Markets Report.

The West Australian Government is investing a record $300 million in a plan to help create new small scale irrigation enterprises, to tap into the growing demand for protein ...

The West Australian Government is investing a record $300 million in a plan to help create new small scale irrigation enterprises, to tap into the growing demand for protein and high quality produce in Asia; After years of negotiation a Victorian commercial tree farm is about to send their first batch of ornamental trees to China; At 60 years of age Ralph Affleck designed and built a saw mill; when the Federal Government offered advice instead of helping SCP Ardmona out of financial trouble last year, the company took up Canberra's suggestion to modernise

The tap has been turned on in Tasmania's Midlands with the state's biggest irrigation scheme now operational; Meet the feisty Australian dairy farmer of the year; Canola ...

The tap has been turned on in Tasmania's Midlands with the state's biggest irrigation scheme now operational; Meet the feisty Australian dairy farmer of the year; Canola flowers normally looks their best this time of year but a large proportion of the distinct yellow crop has been affected by a virus and the Brisbane markets celebrate 50 years.

Fighting Chance The stresses of living with cancer can be compounded for rural Australians by the distance they are from treatment and services. A New Hope The largest feral ...

Fighting Chance The stresses of living with cancer can be compounded for rural Australians by the distance they are from treatment and services. A New Hope The largest feral cat eradication project on the planet is taking place in Central Australia. A wire fence surrounding thousands of hectares of land is part of a conservation plan to create a predator-free zone for endangered mammal species. New Lamb 'Lamb Master' is Australia's newest breed of sheep. It's the result of a 25 year breeding program and a combination of some of the world's best genetics. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week Market Reports Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Finer Futures Bales of superfine wool are fetching top dollar at auction. It's good news at last for producers who've had a tough couple of decades. Vinegar Dreams A ...

Finer Futures Bales of superfine wool are fetching top dollar at auction. It's good news at last for producers who've had a tough couple of decades. Vinegar Dreams A passionate producer of vinegar from regional Queensland is exporting to the world. Lovely Lilies Meet the entrepreneurs growing water lilies in the temperate climate of Margaret River who don their wetsuits each day to harvest the lovely flowers. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Markets Report This week Kerry Lonergan takes a look at the skyrocketing prices around sheep.

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.

A Smarter Way: A biodegradable film laid over seedlings could change the way thirsty crops like cotton are grown. The innovative technology has been proven to boost yield and ...

A Smarter Way: A biodegradable film laid over seedlings could change the way thirsty crops like cotton are grown. The innovative technology has been proven to boost yield and maximise water usage and is now being used on farms around the world. Heywire: Zurack Zurack Dempsey shares his story about almost going off the rails before finding a hidden talent. Rural News: A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Campdraft Hero: Campdrafting is a family affair for national champion Pete Comiskey

As cooperatives get bigger and more successful, they often find themselves the target of some tempting takeover offers but the country's biggest milk producer, Murray Goulburn ...

As cooperatives get bigger and more successful, they often find themselves the target of some tempting takeover offers but the country's biggest milk producer, Murray Goulburn has resisted the temptation; we meet the winner of the 2014 Bob Hawke award; a national census is underway aimed at gaining a better understanding of the protected grey headed flying fox and Don Watson's surprising new book.

After 50 years running cattle in south east Qld, a family sells up and ships their stud herd 2000 km to King Island in search of rain; the secrets of long-term storage ...

After 50 years running cattle in south east Qld, a family sells up and ships their stud herd 2000 km to King Island in search of rain; the secrets of long-term storage bringing apples and pears to consumers all year round; Climate Prediction Manager Dr Andrew Watkins on El Nino and the predicted hot dry October and what does the TPP mean for Australian agriculture?

The no-shear wool harvesting product is removed from the market leaving many devotees disappointed; after decades in the doldrums, Australian mohair is regaining its mojo; ...

The no-shear wool harvesting product is removed from the market leaving many devotees disappointed; after decades in the doldrums, Australian mohair is regaining its mojo; Sarah Gayton is on a journey to try to give farmers a stronger voice through her Farmers on Film project and we report on the death of Vic Summers.

Fishing For Votes An investigative feature into the struggle between commercial and recreational fishing near our major cities. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around ...

Fishing For Votes An investigative feature into the struggle between commercial and recreational fishing near our major cities. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Markets Report Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Fire raged through one of Tasmania's normally wettest areas in January but farmers at Temma remain positive; former independent MP Tony Windsor will contest his old seat of ...

Fire raged through one of Tasmania's normally wettest areas in January but farmers at Temma remain positive; former independent MP Tony Windsor will contest his old seat of New England - currently held by agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce; a fourth generation NT family set about pioneering the impossible and are now the largest producers of farmed barramundi in Australia plus the Markets Report.

Help turn your school and community into waste-wise wonderlands. Share and watch this collection that features the five Rs, a solar-powered drip irrigation system, recycling robots and much more.
Celebrate and showcase how young Australians can take positive everyday action for a sustainable Australia. Use this collection to create awareness and start a discussion about enviroweek in your classroom.
Due to various reasons our ozone layer has been affected. Find out concerns and ways to combat this issue in this collection featuring information about the ozone layer and climate change.
From Bathurst to Jabiluka, or gold to uranium, mining has reshaped Australia's landscape, economy and society. Explore the boom times and busts of life when miners move in or move on.
From Scope's junior scientists to Stephen Hawking, share how researchers and futurists imagine what our lives will look like in years to come, and how they're preparing for it.
Explore a range of farm animals and farm produce, and explore ways farm produce is packaged before being moved from the farm to places where the food is sold or made into other products. (ACSSU002, ACSSU017, VCSSU042, VCSSU043)
Australia is home to more than one million species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Discover all about them in this playlist.
Living things have basic needs, including food and water and are important to us. Discover how to care for all types of living things in this curated playlist. (ACSSU002,ACSSU017,ACSSU211,VCSSU042)
Australia is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability. Find out more about the effects of climate change and how it is impacting your life. ((ACHGK020,VCGGK110,VCGGK147)
Climate change is rapidly effecting our environment and our lives. Discover what is happening and how everyone can take part in making a difference. (ACHGK020,VCGGK096)
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Environmentalists are full of ideas about how we can make changes in our everyday lives and reduce the impact on our environment. These videos show us how.
Over the past 200 years many species of plants and animals have become extinct. Find out all about management and conservation measures are taken to save others from a similar fate.
Bees are actually really important and do more than just buzzing around. This week let's celebrate World Bee Day to help raise awareness on why bees are important for our ecosystem. (ACSSU073)
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.
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