The Australian Government has committed AU$10m in grant funding to help boost wine tourism Down Under by 40,000 people by 2019-20. Need funds get your ‘wine experience’ idea up and running? Apply to Wine Australia by 02 March 2018.
A new investor guide from global sustainability non-profit Ceres is a timely reference as sustainability resolution filings with food companies rise, reflecting mounting pressure from shareholders to address the social and environmental risks of bringing major ag commodities to market.
Keen to spread risk, split capital costs, negotiate better deals and boost your bottom line? The nationwide Farm Cooperatives and Collaborations Pilot Programme helps farmers join forces “to own and control more of the food supply chain themselves”.
The Reducing Energy Cost in Dairy project was funded by Australian Dairy Farmers to assist farmers in increasing their dollar return on energy investment. The project built on previous work by NSW Farmers and Dairy Australia. Activities...
An energy audit of Carramar dairy farm in Womboota found significant savings could be made by renegotiating the electricity tariff for the property’s water pump, optimising the performance of its power-hungry plate cooler, recovering waste heat from the chiller and installing LEDs. Simple.