EDITORIAL PUMPING cheap Bass Strait gas into country towns and cities has been a government plan for 20 years.
PETER HEMPHILLCOMMENT THE Megafert-Interfert Australia debacle raises issues about everything that is wrong with rural receiverships.
JULIE JAMES THE loss of a community school is the most heartbreaking, soul destroying and devastating blow.
Kath Sullivan IF THE National Party isn’t already worried about the Gippsland South by-election, it should be.
CHRISTINE MILNE THE berry scandal will only increase Australians desire to buy local, writes CHRISTINE MILNE
ROB HARRIS BARNABY Joyce’s determination to fix country-of-origin labelling may be his biggest political fight yet.
PETER WALSH POTENTIAL for onshore CSG activity in Victoria has generated great uncertainty across regional communities.
EDITORIAL VICTORIA’s small rural towns risk falling apart without their schools.
NICOLLE FLINT LIKE many Australians, I’m disappointed with former Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath.
Brett Hosking THE Victorian Government’s announcement to commit to the Murray Basin Rail Project is welcome.
AGRICULTURE graduates are in high demand, writes Dr SIMON LIVINGSTONE
SIGNIFICANT steps are being taken to monitor foreign investment, writes TONY ABBOTT
EDITORIAL AS THE Federal Government languishes in the polls it may have just 18 months to achieve some of what it hoped.
Lyn Stephenson STATE and federal health ministers can’t understand the difference between non-drug hemp and high THC cannabis.
Herald Sun Editorial Hard life on a brown land
PARTS of Victoria are facing drought after the most sustained period of below average rainfall since the late 19th century.
DEER represent a significant and growing pest threat in Australia, writes DR ROHAN BILNEY
TONY Abbott’s declining popularity could deny the Nationals a chance at rural reform, writes ROB HARRIS
EDITORIAL IT’S not hard to see why Daniel Andrews is unclear about his position on doubling food and fibre production by 2030.
Nicolle Flint Why are our farms in foreign hands?
NICOLLE FLINT HERE’S another that’s been in your too-hard-basket: the ownership of Australian farming land by foreign governments.
TYRAN JONES AS I step aside from a farmer representative organisation, it is time to reflect upon the dairy industry.
EDITORIAL STATISTICS may not be something farmers spend too much time worrying about on a day-to-day basis.
DARREN CHESTER FORMER Deputy Premier Peter Ryan had a lot of favourite sayings when recruiting potential candidates.
Ryan quits Ryan quits with polish
CHRIS McLENNAN PETER Ryan was his usual polished self in quitting from the Victorian Parliament today.
ED GANNON THERE is something seriously wrong when, as country schools close, there is a surge in home schooling in rural areas.
EMMA FIELD LAST week the employment watchdog reported it was taking a Tasmanian business to court.
EDITORIAL THOUSANDS of illegally home schooled children have been neglected by successive state governments.
ANDREW ROBB FARMERS know better than most the importance of being alert to shifting local and global markets.
Price rises Now cattle are really dear to us
Ed Gannon THERE has always been something endearing about cattle but now, as beef prices at last rise sharply, we have reason to love them a little bit more.
CHRIS McLENNAN LABOR lands new fans by rescuing Lake Toolondo, writes CHRIS McLENNAN
THERE’S new optimism as the troubled wine industry sees real signs of growth, writes BARNABY JOYCE
SMALL business told to embrace a clearer country-of-origin labelling to end “misleading” claims of rivals.