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Woolworths extends dairy levy for one year

The move coincides with Dairy Code of Conduct deadline requiring processors to publish supply agreements online.

Poll: Could supermarkets be doing more to help farmers right now?

Some milk processors continuing to pay cheques when in many cases they're not getting the product.

Agri minister urges supermarkets to support farmers in “tangible” way

Supermarkets urged to do more for farmers as consumers warned fresh produce will rise.

The milk, the whole milk and nothing but the milk: the story behind our dairy woes

In four years, the number of dairy farmers in Australia dropped by 9 per cent.

Farm2Market launches fresh food delivery service

Seasonal fruits and vegetables, dairy, nuts and poultry products from the farm available for home delivery.

ACCC reports better transparency in cattle and beef industry

While signs of progress are welcome, the ACCC says there is a lot more to be done.

Lamb prices reach record highs

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

It isn’t clear how the new bill against animal rights activists will protect farmers

Farmers have complained that the actions of Aussie Farms threaten their own privacy and safety, and the biosecurity of t...

Coles and Aldi cave on milk price increase

One month on, the supermarket giants follow the lead of rival Woolworths.

The drought relief dilemma

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

Woolworths launches $30m Organic Growth Fund

The cash injection will result in a wider range of quality organic produce.

ACCC warns processors not to mislead dairy farmers on milk prices

Farmers are being paid the same price irregardless of whether their milk goes to private label or branded products.

Climate change will reshape the world’s agricultural trade

Australia’s grain exports suffering with climate change.

Fonterra cuts forecast milk price

There has been an increased milk supply out of markets including Europe and the US.

Coles matches $2.5m customer drought donations

The supermarket giant will continue to match customer donations until the end of September.

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.

Woolworths to donate Saturday’s fresh food sales to Rural Aid

All profits from sales in fresh departments this Saturday will be donated to the Buy a Bale appeal.

Coles to match customer donations as farmers plead for help

For the month of August Coles will match customer donations dollar for dollar.

ACCC takes action against Seednet

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

Woolworths gets behind drought-affected farmers

The supermarket is investing A$1.5 million in the Buy a Bale program.