FARMERS were left wondering who their mates are after Tony Abbott’s bumbling trip to North Asia.
CHRIS McLENNAN PROMISES often come too quick to properly digest in an election year, especially in the weeks before a budget.
SIMONE SMITH WHEN dairy giant Fonterra recently signed a deal with Woolworths to supply fresh milk, it was big news.
CIMARA DOUTRÉ Stateside VICTORIAN dairy farmers feel let down by both their agriculture ministers — both federal and state.
Opinion Have a frack at winning a Mac
Ed Gannon WIN a shiny new Apple iMac 27. What would you do if you received an unsolicited email with that in the subject line?
Opinion Farmers feel done on deal
Ed Gannon WHEN is a free trade deal not so free? Apparently when it has to be completed in time for a prime minister to announce it at a lunch.
Simone Smith CORANGAMITE councillor Jo Beard couldn’t thank Fonterra enough.
Editorial AUSTRALIAN agricultural producers would normally be rejoicing today.
TYRAN JONES THE Victorian dairy industry has been ignored by the Government in negotiating a FTA with Japan.
CIMARA DOUTRÉ THE countdown is on, with just 34 sleeps until the Victorian Government unveils the last Budget of its term.
Nicolle Flint WHEN will we finally see a national register of foreign ownership in Australian agricultural land?
KATE DOWLER WHEN bluegums took off in southwest Victoria in the late 90s, no one could have imagined how dramatically the plantations would transform the landscape.
CANBERRA is passing the buck on illegal foreign rural workers, says SUE FINGER
Editorial Uni must unveil vision for students
Editorial THE public has every right to scrutinise the University of Melbourne’s “internal decision-making”.
FOOD producers are often the last cab off the rank, writes SHARMAN STONE
Opinion Wild dogs have had their day
Ed Gannon KILLING dogs is not a pleasant business in anyone’s book. But in northeast Victoria and Gippsland, landholders have been left with no choice.
PETER WALSH Victorian Minister for Agriculture and Food Security THE Victorian Coalition Government has achieved yet another commonsense outcome for
Editorial TODAY’S announcement that aerial baiting will begin in Victoria in May is a welcome one.
FORGET meat-free, let’s have free meat, writes GEORGE CHRISTENSEN
Nikki Sutterby THE ANNOUNCEMENT of a trial commercial kangaroo industry in Victoria is disappointing.
Opinion Roo meat makes dollars and sense
James Wagstaff KANGAROOS may be in the Victorian Government’s sights this week but the most dangerous and off-target bullets are those being sprayed from the outside.
SIMONE SMITH PROFITABLE farmers are happy farmers.
Ian Grant THE rusty wheels of yet another statutory authority have started to turn.
Editorial VICTORIA is on target with its plan to allow the processing of kangaroos for pet food.
KATE DOWLER HUMANS can get bogged down and depressed when we feel powerless to change something.
A TRIAL will not end the alpine grazing controversy, writes ROB HARRIS
FIONA MYERS THE sheep industry is again Australia's darling of agriculture.
Editorial Telco ills driving us up silo
EDITORIAL TONY Abbott won a sign of relief with his pre-election promise to fix mobile telephone black spots.
Dairy shares Suppliers question Murray Goulburn float
SIMONE SMITH WHY is Murray Goulburn following a similar path of global giant Fonterra?
Ed Gannon TWO visitors to our shores in the past week have been spreading the word on farming.
LAMB export values in February jumped 40 per cent compared to last year.