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Million dollar bushfire recovery works provide boost for farmers
With The ACT Government has brought forward major works to try to boost the economy as it floundered under the virus crisis. The aim is to spend to keep the economy up in the face of the plague...
Good opportunity to invest in the farm?
With alot of farmers still in drought, or recovering from drought, just how much appetite is there going to be for a fresh spend-up on some new plant or farm equiptment....
Fencing renewal underway in burnt regions
The Huge effort to roll out new fencing for fire-affected farmers is gearing up. Thousands of kilometres of fencing was destroyed by the huge blazes across the north-east and East Gippsland...
Burnt timber posts pose a potential arsenic poisoning threat
A case of arsenic toxicity in the Central Tablelands region has been traced to burnt timber posts treated with copper chrome arsenate (CCA). Mudgee based Local Land Services District Veterinarian...
Stocking rate in review to get the best out of your farm
Having an accurate understanding of your optimum stocking rate and nutrition levels is the key driver of merino flock longevity and productivity. That's according to Peter and Elizabeth Clarke..
Drought fencing rethink to protect precious pastures, and crops
Fencing projects are never cheap, but the need for better fences has taken on a new urgency on many livestock properties in drought- stressed areas of NSW and Queensland.
Come clean on your biosecurity needs - act now
While the movement of livestock is the most likely pathway for spreading animal diseases, pests, and weed throughout Australia, people, vehicles and equipment...
Bilbies released into massive NSW natural time capsule
Bilbies are roaming the south-west of NSW for the first time in more than a century after 30 of the marsupials were released into a section of Mallee Cliffs National Park...
NSW farmers' call for exclusion fencing funding
They are competing with livestock for pasture, they are decimating crops and are causing havoc on highways - and farmers are fed up. With kangaroos numbers "out of control" in many parts of NSW including...
Native wallaby brought back from brink of extinction
There is hope at the largest fully fenced wildlife sanctuary in the world at Newhaven Station, 300 kilometres outside of Alice Springs. An ambitious conservation project is Bringing native animals back...
Farmers band together to build 'wall' against ferals and roos
Fence us in! That was the response from 22 landholders in the western division, some of whom have contributed over $100,000 each to the biggest cluster exclusion fence in NSW.
Planned grazing and wallaby-proof fencing shows promise
Results from a grazing and wallaby exclusion trial on a farm in Geeveston are showing very promising results for improving farm productivity. Local farmer Simon Burgess...
Newhaven wildlife sanctuary stage 1 declared feral-free
WC’s ambitious project to restore central Australia’s lost biodiversity at Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary has reached a new milestone – the eradication of all feral predators from the 9,400-hectare fenced area...
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