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A year of high prices in the beef industry has boosted morale and hopes for the future; a new airport in Toowoomba opens up a huge market for the region's agriculture sector; ...

A year of high prices in the beef industry has boosted morale and hopes for the future; a new airport in Toowoomba opens up a huge market for the region's agriculture sector; local craft distillers twist up the flavours to create modern and uniquely Australian gins plus the BOM outlook and our markets report.

Over 40% of eggs in Australia are sold as free-range, but with no national definition for the term, are some consumers paying an unnecessary premium? Plus, heavily fractured ...

Over 40% of eggs in Australia are sold as free-range, but with no national definition for the term, are some consumers paying an unnecessary premium? Plus, heavily fractured by years of uncertainty over the now cancelled Traveston Dam project, Qld's Mary Valley community is finally rebuilding itself.

Farmers are still owed millions of dollars following the collapse of Gunns; Australian bush flowers are in demand around the world; the CWA turned 70 this year and; a survey ...

Farmers are still owed millions of dollars following the collapse of Gunns; Australian bush flowers are in demand around the world; the CWA turned 70 this year and; a survey of crocodiles in the Kimberley indicates numbers have rebounded since hunting was banned in the 1970's.

Invisible Farmer: Steph Today we meet Steph, a woman who'd never even set foot on a farm until she took a job on one. It was a challenging and character-building move ... and ...

Invisible Farmer: Steph Today we meet Steph, a woman who'd never even set foot on a farm until she took a job on one. It was a challenging and character-building move ... and it changed her life. Family Grit When a Tasmanian dairy farming family was up against the wall, two generations worked together to pull off a remarkable turnaround. They took the brave step to move away from conventional farming and pursue a better price for their milk by converting to organics. Sterile Flies Factory bred fruit flies will soon be released into the wild to 'mate'. It's part of a program to help fight Queensland fruit fly, a major destructive pest in the horticultural industry.

The Emu Effect In the early 1990s emus were billed as the 'next big thing' in Australian agriculture. At its peak the industry had an estimated 500 emu farmers nationwide. For ...

The Emu Effect In the early 1990s emus were billed as the 'next big thing' in Australian agriculture. At its peak the industry had an estimated 500 emu farmers nationwide. For the dozen farmers who remain, the benefits are starting to flow - thanks to emu oil. Water Wars Some farmers and residents fear their most precious resource, groundwater, is being squandered for bottling. Truck Safety A transport company is leading the way in road health and safety by using a 'fatigue and inattention' system to monitor driver performance.

Farmer Of The Year Cane farmer Matthew Keith's family business is more than just about sugar. Bandicoot Bodyguards Animal bodyguards protecting critically endangered ...

Farmer Of The Year Cane farmer Matthew Keith's family business is more than just about sugar. Bandicoot Bodyguards Animal bodyguards protecting critically endangered bandicoots in the wild. Farm Co-ops A plan to get collaborative farming ideas off the ground. Banana Freckle Farmers in the Northern Territory are planting bananas again. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Markets Report Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Rising Up/Rural News/Living The Dream/BOM: Climate And Water Outlook/Markets Report Rising Up Rising from the ashes of South Australia's Pinery Fires. Rural News A wrap of ...

Rising Up/Rural News/Living The Dream/BOM: Climate And Water Outlook/Markets Report Rising Up Rising from the ashes of South Australia's Pinery Fires. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Living The Dream The 91-year-old patriarch of Tasmanian island farming. BOM: Climate And Water Outlook A look at Australia's weather prospects from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report The year in review. Kerry speaks with outgoing National Farmers' Federation President, Brent Finlay.

Macadamia Madness It's good news for Australian macadamia growers with demand and prices skyrocketing. Local researchers are breeding new tree varieties to stay ahead of the ...

Macadamia Madness It's good news for Australian macadamia growers with demand and prices skyrocketing. Local researchers are breeding new tree varieties to stay ahead of the competition as other countries race to put plants in the ground. Out Of Africa A group of former refugees, along with local volunteers, are helping migrants to ease into their new life in country Victoria. The project involves farming and food, and participants say it's helping to make them feel part of the community. Night Parrot Thought to be extinct, the discovery of the night parrot on a remote Queensland cattle station was thrilling for the science world ... but not so for the grazier. Kathy McLeish went bush to find out what happens when the world's most endangered species turns up on your property. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Markets Report Ron Storey from Australian Crop Forecasters speaks to Kerry about the "world wheat glut".

Old Future Residents of the tiny town of Enngonia in far-west NSW are part of a project growing native bush foods. Natural Fizz It’s been around for thousands of years, but ...

Old Future Residents of the tiny town of Enngonia in far-west NSW are part of a project growing native bush foods. Natural Fizz It’s been around for thousands of years, but ‘kombucha’ is a relative newcomer to Australian consumers. The fermented beverage is billed as having detoxifying and energising properties and providing a healthier alternative to sugary drinks. Lure of the Line The male dominated sport of fly fishing is being challenged by a handful of fishers lobbying for Australia to send a women’s team to the Commonwealth championships. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Sheep Learning A youth development initiative for 12 to 23 year olds is helping attract a younger generation to the sheep and lamb industry. Rural News A wrap of rural and ...

Sheep Learning A youth development initiative for 12 to 23 year olds is helping attract a younger generation to the sheep and lamb industry. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Rock Star Almost all of WA’s western rock lobster catch is packed live and air freighted to China. The industry generates half a billion dollars a year, and is a world leader when it comes to sustainability. Fake Meat Fake meat is growing in popularity but should lab-grown, man-made - and even plant-based meats that bleed fake blood – be called meat … and should livestock producers be worried? Market Reports Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Growing Celery A large farming operation on Melbourne's outskirts is moving to make way for housing development, but the family-owned company says the move will enable them to ...

Growing Celery A large farming operation on Melbourne's outskirts is moving to make way for housing development, but the family-owned company says the move will enable them to grow the business further. Fred Dagg The late John Clarke first came to fame in New Zealand as the character, farmer Fred Dagg, who amused and entertained with his interesting approach to rural life. War On Weeds A community-based natural resources management group in Queensland is working with the state government and landholders to halt the spread of prickly acacia - by stopping the spread of seeds. Anzac Painters Australian troops suffered heavily in mighty battles in northern France 100 years ago. This year, Australian art will feature in centenary commemorations of the battles for Bullecourt. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Markets Report The legal action over 2011's live trade suspension continues.

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.

Pip Courtney hosts Australia's pre-eminent regional and rural television program, covering the quiet achievements of Australia's cattlewomen; Poor prices and surging feed ...

Pip Courtney hosts Australia's pre-eminent regional and rural television program, covering the quiet achievements of Australia's cattlewomen; Poor prices and surging feed costs hurting Australia's pork industry and insights into Sydney rock oysters enjoy a resurgence in price and popularity.

A Federal Government program to cap bores has been scrapped, and farmers say millions of litres of water are now being wasted every day; The New South Wales fishing industry ...

A Federal Government program to cap bores has been scrapped, and farmers say millions of litres of water are now being wasted every day; The New South Wales fishing industry is heading into uncharted waters; Scientists in Queensland are looking into how probiotics might benefit animals and the pork industry has developed 'Bacon Week'.

Devastated oyster farmers in Tasmania have had their livelihoods wiped out; a new generation of oyster growers have some fresh ideas about marketing and production; a GPS ...

Devastated oyster farmers in Tasmania have had their livelihoods wiped out; a new generation of oyster growers have some fresh ideas about marketing and production; a GPS tracking system is collecting hard data to better understand and manage wild buffalo and; Kerry speaks with Stuart Clayton, Modiano Australia about a petition calling for mandatory pain relief for all on-farm sheep surgery.

Water is once again flowing in the Hattah Lakes in Victoria due to Commonwealth Government water buy backs; the language of agriculture is changing as a new generation of ...

Water is once again flowing in the Hattah Lakes in Victoria due to Commonwealth Government water buy backs; the language of agriculture is changing as a new generation of farmers embrace new technology; Investment Banker David Williams tells Pip Courtney why foreign investment in Australian agriculture is good for the country. Plus, Landline's weekly commodities analysis.

Australia has an abundance of pest animals and managing them can be time consuming, as farmers grapple with increased work demands and complex firearm laws; changes in ...

Australia has an abundance of pest animals and managing them can be time consuming, as farmers grapple with increased work demands and complex firearm laws; changes in eucalyptus oil production; dairy farmers across Australia have been encouraged to use Twitter to drive home their push for a FTA; plus, the biannual National Polocrosse Championships.

Queensland farmers have copped 3 three disastrous weather events in four years, leaving farm leaders worried about the financial resilience and endurance of even the very best ...

Queensland farmers have copped 3 three disastrous weather events in four years, leaving farm leaders worried about the financial resilience and endurance of even the very best farmers; we look ahead at Australia's weather prospects and the world's appetiee

Shrinking rural populations are making it difficult to get a footy team on the field; an increasing number of conventional farmers are turning to biological fertilisers; a ...

Shrinking rural populations are making it difficult to get a footy team on the field; an increasing number of conventional farmers are turning to biological fertilisers; a select group of Tasmanian woolgrowers have secured a lucrative deal with high-end adventure wear company, Ortovox and; a look at weekly commodity prices.

Multi-peril crop insurance could be a game changer for Australian agriculture; fears that plans to ban commercial net fishing along parts of the Queensland coast will destroy ...

Multi-peril crop insurance could be a game changer for Australian agriculture; fears that plans to ban commercial net fishing along parts of the Queensland coast will destroy livelihoods; a small group of wool producers breeding coloured sheep have found a niche market; a look at weekly commodity prices and trends with Kerry Lonergan.

A bold fence plan may save Queensland's sheep industry from wild dogs; WA's Barnett government has promised to open up the state's $70 million potato industry; Crowd funding ...

A bold fence plan may save Queensland's sheep industry from wild dogs; WA's Barnett government has promised to open up the state's $70 million potato industry; Crowd funding has helped some rural businesses bypass traditional lending sources and a look at weekly commodity prices and trends.

The shedding of construction jobs in rural Queensland's coal seam gas industry; the Governor General's first winter solstice feast; good yields for this year's cotton harvest; ...

The shedding of construction jobs in rural Queensland's coal seam gas industry; the Governor General's first winter solstice feast; good yields for this year's cotton harvest; a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects and Tasmania's wood-chopping power couple.

In Queensland's tropical north, cane farmers are growing rice above ground and out of water; a South Australian based meat processor continues to grow while others close their ...

In Queensland's tropical north, cane farmers are growing rice above ground and out of water; a South Australian based meat processor continues to grow while others close their doors; detection dogs have remarkable success sniffing out endangered native species, plus our markets report.

Markets Report This week Kerry is in Queensland beef territory with producers and processors. Feral Free : Cat Eradication Plans to make Kangaroo Island cat-free. DIY ...

Markets Report This week Kerry is in Queensland beef territory with producers and processors. Feral Free : Cat Eradication Plans to make Kangaroo Island cat-free. DIY Internet The second satellite designed to give regional Australians better internet launched this week. Banana Battlers A north-Queensland farming family's battle against a devastating banana virus.

Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Pest to Profit Once the scourge of pastoralists, goats are moving from pest to profit for some ... ...

Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Pest to Profit Once the scourge of pastoralists, goats are moving from pest to profit for some producers. Nut Milk The rise of milk alternatives in Australia. Markets Report This week Kerry speaks to MLA Managing Director, Richard Norton about Australia's biggest rural export, beef. Blueberry King Australia's blueberry industry is booming.

Salad Bowl Floods South Australia's salad bowl region has flooded for the second time in a decade. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Dairy ...

Salad Bowl Floods South Australia's salad bowl region has flooded for the second time in a decade. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Dairy Deal Australia's oldest dairy farm flying fresh milk into China. Weather And Climate Outlook A look ahead at Australia's weather prospects from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. Country Zoo An animal loving couple realise their dream to build a zoo. Markets Report Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Saffron Woes Australia's saffron industry is in turmoil after the locally grown product was dropped from major supermarket shelves. Federal Agriculture Minister David ...

Saffron Woes Australia's saffron industry is in turmoil after the locally grown product was dropped from major supermarket shelves. Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud speaks to Pip Courtney about some of the challenges facing Australian agriculture. Against the Odds Mining towns have a reputation for dying when the minerals dry up. But a small community on the Gove Peninsula is bucking that trend. Collaborative Farming Two generational farmers have embarked on a collaboration which redefines family farming. They've joined forces - sharing land, machinery, infra-structure and staff.

Growing crops without the sun Disease free, unaffected by weather and grown completely indoors. Modern methods of growing greens turning horticulture upside-down. Wild and ...

Growing crops without the sun Disease free, unaffected by weather and grown completely indoors. Modern methods of growing greens turning horticulture upside-down. Wild and Woolly A shortage of suitable goats has led one farming family to go wild ... transforming hairy feral goats into high class mohair producers. Forgotten Fish Changing consumer perceptions of our undervalued and under-utilised fish species. Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week.

Resistant Weeds An international program based in Germany is researching new herbicides to combat resistant strains of weeds, and an engineering solution conceived by a WA ...

Resistant Weeds An international program based in Germany is researching new herbicides to combat resistant strains of weeds, and an engineering solution conceived by a WA farmer is attracting interest from around the world. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Digital Agriculture The real and potential impacts of digital agriculture from farm gate to consumer were the focus of a conference held in Melbourne this week. Markets Report Kerry Lonergan reports on and analyses current market prices, and discusses a Rabobank survey of Aussie farmers revealing strong optimism about the year ahead. Camel Milk Despite its premium price tag, and ongoing debate about its health benefits, the number of camel dairies is on the rise.

New Beginnings Fiona Breen visits farmers in the Tasmanian community of Merseylea, which was split in two by deadly floodwaters in June last year. Super Seaweed Australia has ...

New Beginnings Fiona Breen visits farmers in the Tasmanian community of Merseylea, which was split in two by deadly floodwaters in June last year. Super Seaweed Australia has one of the most diverse marine algae populations, but land-based aquaculture could be the key to unlocking this rich and untapped natural resource. Cow Hearts Delicate tissue which would normally be discarded is being harvested from cows and used in the treatment of life-threatening heart conditions. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Markets Report National Farmers' Federation president Fiona Simson speaks with Kerry about the current optimism in Australian agriculture.

Company Farmers Trials in the Hunter Valley have shown that cattle grazed on rehabilitated farming land have grown heavier and more quickly than on native pasture, but local ...

Company Farmers Trials in the Hunter Valley have shown that cattle grazed on rehabilitated farming land have grown heavier and more quickly than on native pasture, but local farmers remain cautious. Cotton's Credentials Cotton farmers able to prove the green credentials of their cotton could have an advantage in today's fabric market where consumers are demanding transparency and traceability. Onshore Abalone Taking a chance on a new aquaculture industry is paying off for the owners of Australia's largest onshore abalone operation. Rural News A wrap of rural and regional issues from around the country this week. Markets Report Current market prices and analysis, and this week the impact of rising electricity prices on irrigators.

PASTURED EGGS Small scale egg producers standing apart from commercialised 'free-range' brands. RURAL NEWS A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. SPECKLE ...

PASTURED EGGS Small scale egg producers standing apart from commercialised 'free-range' brands. RURAL NEWS A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. SPECKLE PARK The Speckle Park breed is drawing interest from Australia's beef industry - and not just for its eye-catching hide. KIMBERLEY HAVEN Halting the march of the cane toad in WA. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Heywire: Jessica Jessica's life has been deeply affected by suicide but she believes her story can give others hope Whyalla Wonder The industrial city of Whyalla has been ...

Heywire: Jessica Jessica's life has been deeply affected by suicide but she believes her story can give others hope Whyalla Wonder The industrial city of Whyalla has been experiencing an unlikely tourist boom. It’s being driven by the colourful and graceful giant Australian cuttlefish which descend on the coastline in huge numbers each year. Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. This week Kerry speaks to AACo CEO Hugh Killen. Rocky Beef Passionate graziers making it easier to enjoy steak in Rockhampton that has been reared and processed locally. Bleak Outlook The ‘Big Dry’ was the big topic of conversation at this year's National Grains Conference. Tim Lee looks at the effect the drought is having on Australian grain producers.

Pip Courtney hosts Australia's pre-eminent regional and rural television program, covering the Climate and Water Outlook - November 2018 to January 2019 presented by experts ...

Pip Courtney hosts Australia's pre-eminent regional and rural television program, covering the Climate and Water Outlook - November 2018 to January 2019 presented by experts from the Bureau of Meteorology; China is the top destination for our home-grown wines, but across Australia’s wine producing regions, Chinese investors are buying up vineyards and wineries too. Insights into the international success of a former jillaroo turned hat-maker; An accidental prospector has sparked a gold rush after making an extraordinary gold discovery while mustering cattle in a helicopter.

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. Plus insights into woolgrowers determining levy for industry marketing and research and the unique competition to find the top stock camp in the north.

Gather and Feast: Culinary students in Margaret River are helping showcase the region's best food and wine. They meet local market growers and design a seasonal menu which ...

Gather and Feast: Culinary students in Margaret River are helping showcase the region's best food and wine. They meet local market growers and design a seasonal menu which they prepare for paying guests. Local Beef: A Territory family which started a boutique abattoir on their farm are now supplying clients across the Top End, from remote communities to high-end restaurants. The Climate and Water Outlook for July - September 2018 from experts at the Bureau of Meteorology. Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Raw-Milk Cheese: An award winning cheese maker has branched into dairying and stocked his herd with some rare and old-fashioned breeds of cattle. Rural News: A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week

Baa Codes: The simple technology promising to transform the livestock industry Livestock producers have quickly realised that a compulsory ‘baa’ code identifying each animal ...

Baa Codes: The simple technology promising to transform the livestock industry Livestock producers have quickly realised that a compulsory ‘baa’ code identifying each animal for bio-security purposes will also provide them with data that can boost productivity. What's Fair? The battle over overtime in the horticulture industry Fruit and vegetable growers are concerned they won't be able to afford penalty rates for their casual pickers and warn crops could be left to rot on the ground. Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan This week Kerry talks 'fake meat' and speaks to Don Mackay, CEO of the Australian Red Meat Advisory Council. Lake Mackay: A stunning salt lake with the potential to become Australia’s first potash mine A stunning salt lake in remote desert on the border of Western Australia and the Northern Territory could become home to Australia’s first potash mine.

Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Heywire: Muriel Muriel Hunter had a tragic start to life and struggled in school, but now she's ...

Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Heywire: Muriel Muriel Hunter had a tragic start to life and struggled in school, but now she's fulfilling her dream Defying the Drought A large part of eastern Australia is drought declared, and the big dry is hitting farmers and communities hard. But some farmers seem to be defying the drought. Marty McCarthy hits the road to meet them. Hall of Fame The rural press club honour is awarded to Queensland-based journalists who have made a significant contribution to the profession for more than 20 years and have helped support the next generation of rural journalists. Pip has been a reporter on the ABC’s flagship rural current affairs program Landline for the past 25 years and its host since 2012. Open Sesame Farmers and scientists in central Queensland have just trialled the country’s first commercial crop of black sesame seed and early results are showing great potential. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. Farm Tech Farmers have partnered with programmers, engineers and inventors to help make farming more efficient. It’s part of a University ‘Tech-Connect’ program and together they’ve come up with some very creative solutions to some everyday on-farm problems.

WINDMILL WARRIORS A remote community pays tribute to the windmill. ROB COOK Graziers taking control of their product from 'farm to fork'. MURRAY COD Murray Cod offers a ...

WINDMILL WARRIORS A remote community pays tribute to the windmill. ROB COOK Graziers taking control of their product from 'farm to fork'. MURRAY COD Murray Cod offers a diverse income stream for irrigation farmers. MARKETS REPORT Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan.

Size Does Matter: Merinos Breeding better sheep using DNA profiling. Severe Weather Outlook: BOM The Bureau's outlook on severe weather patterns for the season ahead. Rural ...

Size Does Matter: Merinos Breeding better sheep using DNA profiling. Severe Weather Outlook: BOM The Bureau's outlook on severe weather patterns for the season ahead. Rural News A wrap of rural issues from around the country this week. Markets Report Market prices and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. Fish Futures Fish farming in the Abrohlos Islands. Drink Local Boutique brewing in Bundaberg. Banana Science Banana growers turn to science to help safeguard their industry.

The Pacific Seasonal Workers Program is a success for these farmers and participants in Victoria; an ambitious pest eradication program; a tough season for fruit and wine ...

The Pacific Seasonal Workers Program is a success for these farmers and participants in Victoria; an ambitious pest eradication program; a tough season for fruit and wine grape producers in the Granite Belt and Biosecurity officials in Queensland are fighting on two fronts to save lucrative agricultural industries under threat from disease.

After almost two decades of investment, Australia now has the biggest wagyu herd outside of Japan, after years of relying on Japanese genetics to build that herd; Pip Courtney ...

After almost two decades of investment, Australia now has the biggest wagyu herd outside of Japan, after years of relying on Japanese genetics to build that herd; Pip Courtney talks to a young filmmaker who has attempted to capture the often polarised animal welfare debate in a documentary called 'The Animal Condition.'

Former Queensland Premier Campbell Newman returns to the land; Who should pay for the clean-up when a mine winds down?; The Palace Hotel in Broken Hill harbours many tales ...

Former Queensland Premier Campbell Newman returns to the land; Who should pay for the clean-up when a mine winds down?; The Palace Hotel in Broken Hill harbours many tales behind its mural clad walls; A boutique distillery in the Kimberley is producing award winning rum and a look at weekly commodity prices.

New genetically modified varieties and cheaper more reliable water have led to a southern cotton boom; Kerry Lonergan discusses the grain season and the Bureau of Meteorology ...

New genetically modified varieties and cheaper more reliable water have led to a southern cotton boom; Kerry Lonergan discusses the grain season and the Bureau of Meteorology has officially declared an El Nino weather event but what does it mean for farmers?

The Victorian government has intervened in a case that has prompted debate over rural zoning laws and the rights of a farmer to farm; A new agribusiness investing in high-end ...

The Victorian government has intervened in a case that has prompted debate over rural zoning laws and the rights of a farmer to farm; A new agribusiness investing in high-end Australian producers aims to export premium meat, dairy and seafood to China; The unlikely but enduring friendship between a Wurundjeri leader and a pioneering winemaking family; A home-made hydroponics system growing fresh fruit and vegetables; plus a look ahead at Australia's weather prospects and the markets report.

Staying Power Roly Lennox started hawking fruit and veggies to housewives as a teenager in the 1940s, but after 70 years and millions of kilometres, he has completed his final ...

Staying Power Roly Lennox started hawking fruit and veggies to housewives as a teenager in the 1940s, but after 70 years and millions of kilometres, he has completed his final delivery at the age of 86. Field of Dreams A pioneering family on Tasmania's iconic north coast took a chance on tulips to ensure their farm business blooms into the future. Golden Future A world-class integrated oilseed crushing and refining plant in the heart of the Riverina region is the brainchild of an Indian-Australian entrepreneur.

Cricket Pitch Whole stretches of the Lower Darling are so dry you could hold a cricket match in the river bed. So residents from around Tilpa decided to do just that. It ...

Cricket Pitch Whole stretches of the Lower Darling are so dry you could hold a cricket match in the river bed. So residents from around Tilpa decided to do just that. It helped take their mind off the drought as well as drawing attention to their plight. Essential Oils More than 90 percent of essential oil produced in Australia is being sold overseas. As demand grows, so do opportunities for our farmers. Rare Beef A 100-strong herd of distinctive long-haired, long-horned cattle are thriving on a farm in Tasmania's Derwent Valley.

The Last Charge On a hillside near Bathurst, sculptor Harrie Fasher has created a striking memorial to the Australian Light Horse and the last great cavalry charge at ...

The Last Charge On a hillside near Bathurst, sculptor Harrie Fasher has created a striking memorial to the Australian Light Horse and the last great cavalry charge at Beersheba. Hero Dirt Five years ago the old tin-mining town of Derby was a ghost town. But a move to construct some mountain bike trails helped trigger an economic revival. The town is now booming and has been transformed into a world-class biking destination. Au Naturel Fish bladders, bone marrow and milk protein are just some of the animal-derived agents that might be incorporated in the winemaking process. As demand for animal-friendly products increases, so too are the number of wineries using alternative production methods to create vegan wine.

Help from Above: The aero-medical specialists saving lives in the Top End From a single helicopter operation in 1986, the ‘Careflight’ aero-medical charity has evolved to play ...

Help from Above: The aero-medical specialists saving lives in the Top End From a single helicopter operation in 1986, the ‘Careflight’ aero-medical charity has evolved to play a crucial role in Australia’s Health System. With crews who are ‘prepared for anything’, its work across remote regions of the Top End regularly mean the difference between life and death. Rosellas: An old-fashioned favourite back in favour A farming family on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is growing one of the few commercial rosella crops in the country, and the old-fashioned favourite is winning over plenty of new fans. Feijoas: Australian growers embrace the little known feijoa fruit They look a little like small avocados, with a flavour that’s a cross between other fruits such as pineapple, guava and strawberry. Feijoa are not very well known in Australia but as the fruit’s popularity increases, so do the number of plantings. Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. Rural News: A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Heywire: Nia Nia has grown up surrounded by successful, strong, deaf women and has a profound message to share.

Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Rural News: A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week Heywire: Lucy Lucy is from the ...

Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Rural News: A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week Heywire: Lucy Lucy is from the Riverina region of New South Wales. Her large Italian family is about to embark on their annual 'salami day'. Heywire puts young Australians at the centre of the conversations that shape their communities. Kalette: A vegetable grower takes sprouts to the next levels A third generation brussels sprouts farmer has been named Grower of the Year by the horticulture industry. Adelaide Hills producer Scott Samwell has taken the little cabbage to the next level by growing sweeter and coloured varieties. He’s also introduced a new vegetable to the Australian market - the ‘kalette’ - a cross between a green sprout and red kale. Brown Gold: A surprising ingredient helping to drought-proof properties Farmers in the central west of New South Wales have a surprising solution to help deal with drought. It's human sewage, treated and dewatered to produce biosolids, and the organic fertiliser is transforming about 30 farms in the region. Ocean Giant: A successful breeding program for Queensland groper A Queensland scientist and his team have successfully commercialised a breeding program for ‘Queensland groper’ and fingerlings are now being exported to Asia.

Feral Monkeys A push to grow an agricultural industry around donkeys has raised some concerns from welfare groups, but there’s increased interest in turning the pest into ...

Feral Monkeys A push to grow an agricultural industry around donkeys has raised some concerns from welfare groups, but there’s increased interest in turning the pest into profit through farming. Farm Camping Working farms and other private land-owners hang out the welcome sign to campers and holiday makers. Barra Blues Commercial barramundi fishers in Northern Australia believe stricter labelling laws promoting place of origin could help their struggling industry after the price for wild caught fish plummeted this season.

A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Growing Peanuts: Plans to increase peanut plantings and local production A new name in the peanut industry is ...

A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Growing Peanuts: Plans to increase peanut plantings and local production A new name in the peanut industry is giving Australian growers a spring in their step. Bega Cheese, purchasers of Peanut Company of Australia, have big plans to increase local peanut plantings and production, and a goal to one day produce peanut butter using only Australian nuts. Markets Report: Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan Heywire: Ajay Ajay from Casino in northern New South Wales is encouraging others to step up and choose the best path in life. Yuzu: The odd-looking citrus prized for unique flavour Yuzu grows on trees so thorny pickers need to wear welding gloves. But this odd-looking citrus is highly prized by chefs who say what it lacks in appearance - it makes up for in flavour and aroma. Ancient Grains: Adding new flavour to bread using ancient grains A South Australian bakery is leading a revival of ancient grains in a mission to add more flavour to bread. They are growing heritage wheat varieties that pack a taste punch but are hard to come by, including the iconic Australian variety Federation Wheat.

Recycling is something everyone can do reduce the amount of waste that goes into landfill. Learn tips and tricks to share with your students and help preserve our environment.
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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