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Australia urgently needs real sustainable agriculture policy

Australia has a sustainable agriculture policy vacuum, after years of a fragmented, stop-start approach.

Ugly veg: supermarkets aren’t the biggest food wasters – you are

Research shows about 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted worldwide yearly.

Drought sends Nufarm to a $15.6m loss

Australia’s severe drought dragged sales by nearly 10 per cent.

Climate change will reshape the world’s agricultural trade

Australia’s grain exports suffering with climate change.

Paying an extra $150 million a year to protect growers? That’s bananas!

Import restrictions on bananas are leaving Australians to subsidise each grower by more than $250,000 a year.

ACCC takes action against Seednet

It is alleged that Seednet made false and misleading claims in a fact sheet for its ‘Compass’ barley.

The live export trade is ‘unethical’

Protesters held rallies against live export.

Government to announce increased penalties for live sheep trade

Labor has promised to phase out the trade.

The ALP promises to phase out live sheep export

Animal groups say they will give $500,000 each if the Government bans export.

Australian vegetable industry to target $315m by 2020

Vegetable exports grew two per cent to AUD$252 million in 2017.

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