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Australia’s drought relief package hits the political spot but misses the bigger point

Farmers will be able to borrow up to A$2 million. In addition, loans of up to A$500,000 will also be available to small businesses in drought-affected towns.

Coles kicks off national fundraising campaign with $1 million donation

Funds will be provided to the Country Women’s Association to provide grants to drought-affected farming families.

Nufarm to sell South American business for $1.18bn

The deal will allow Nufarm to reduce debts and focus on growing its European and North American businesses.

Lamb prices reach record highs

Meat & Livestock Australia said the limited supply of lambs has driven prices to “incredible new levels”.

Coles distributes $3.9mil in drought relief to dairy farmers

A total of 639 eligible applicants to the relief fund will receive an equal share of the total amount raised.

The drought relief dilemma

To remain internationally competitive Australian farmers need to increase their productivity.

Deputy PM open to royal commission into supermarkets

Supermarkets under fire for their apparent failure to support farmers during the drought.

Woolworths milk levy raises $500,000 for farmers in three weeks

A limited edition milk range with drought relief labelling will hit shelves this week.

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.

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