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Changes to contract laws could give small farming businesses more control of data and innovation

By Leanne Wiseman, Griffith University New laws that are designed to protect small businesses from falling victim to unfair contract terms may help tip the...
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Queensland MP pushes for “fair price” logo to be added to locally produced milk

Queensland politician and Katter Party representative Shane Knuth is leading a push to introduce a "fair price" logo to milk products sold across the...
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Younger farmers more open to sharing the family farm with outside investors: Study

By Julie Cotter, University of Southern Queensland Younger farmers on family farms are more willing to accept outside investment and even ownership, whereas older producers are...
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Australia’s first national agtech innovation hub launches with a $10 million startup fund

The National Farmers’ Federation and Findex have teamed up to launch Australia’s first national agtech innovation hub with a dedicated $10 million VC fund to...
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The countries beating China in agriculture investment in Australia

The perception that Chinese interests are the largest holders of Australian farming land is false according to the federal government’s first report on its...
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Despite China free trade agreement, Australian beef producers are missing out

By James Laurenceson, University of Technology Sydney Despite a free trade agreement dropping tariffs from Australian beef imports to China, Australia’s ability to supply China has...
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Productivity Commission attacks competition ‘effects test’ and farm foreign investment rules

By Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The Productivity Commission has condemned government plans for an “effects test” that would make it easier to stop large businesses...
Eggs act standards: Free range egg producers call for urgent reform and clear national guidelines

Agribusiness

Egg prices likely to rise as farmers face legal uncertainty and “almost exactly the same” price squeeze as dairy industry

A national egg shortage has sent retailers and consumers scrambling as egg farmers face both uncertainty over legislation covering free-range eggs and claims of...
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Why higher supermarket prices for milk won’t necessarily help farmers

By John Freebairn, University of Melbourne A fall in the farm gate price of milk and the pain felt by dairy farmers as a result, has...
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NSW small business Made by Cow sells world-first raw milk: “It takes a village to do something like this”

A small business in New South Wales has become the first company to legally sell unpasteurised or raw milk in Australia after being granted...
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