Unearthing the precious opals and colourful characters of Coober Pedy
The opal fields of Coober Pedy have inspired hundreds of travellers looking to change their luck.
Oyster grower helps small spat grow in his backyard
A South Australian oyster grower has set up a system in his backyard to help small spat grow.
South Australia to restrict broad range of WA produce
South Australian authorities expand the range of WA horticultural products restricted due to tomato potato psyllid.
Lamb buyers turned off by high price tag
JBS Australia says it has been a balancing act absorbing the high cost of livestock to prevent customers from switching to cheaper meat.
Streets splashed with colour for Wonderwalls Festival
Mural artists from as far afield as Chile and the Netherlands converge on Port Adelaide for the Wonderwalls Festival.
Frankenstein gives life to old school building
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is bringing life to the old Townsville West State School building.
Radial mill bucks trend of closures in timber industry
A new timber mill in Victoria bucks the trend of closures in the industry.
Graziers call for crocodile farms in Gulf of Carpentaria
Some graziers in the Gulf of Carpentaria say plans need to be put in place to control an increasing number of saltwater crocodiles.
Imperial mandarin growers warned not to pick early
Ugly, marked, and poor quality imperial mandarins picked too early could be turning customers away from the fruit.
Queensland fisherman tackles tinned tuna market
A far north Queensland couple is the first to package and sell only Australian-caught preserved tuna.
Trade relationship between Australia and Argentina strengthens
Argentina looks to strengthen its relationship with Australia to benefit primary industries.
Strong demand for Tasmanian walnuts
Harvest begins at Tasmania's Coaldale Walnuts
Regional cities show resilience after mining boom goes bust
Benefits from the mining boom are still being felt in regional areas, according to an interim Productivity Commission report.
North Queensland family see egg production born from daughter's serious illness
Jane Streeter and her family have a special relationship with their chooks and their eggs.
Tony Galati walks away from the Ord
One of WA's biggest farmers has walked away from his operations in the Kimberley's Ord Irrigation Scheme.
Copper-zinc drilling kicks off at Mount Hardy
Todd River Resources has kicked off its copper-zinc drilling project at Mount Hardy, north-west of Alice Springs.
Central Australian 'legend' Ted Fogarty remembered
Ted Fogarty, 93, spent his life as a drover, station manager and bore plant owner, and leaves an impressive legacy.
Farmers affected by flooding want disaster grants soon
Soybean and macadamia industries in northern NSW are among those pushing for natural disaster funding for producers.
Kimberley live cattle export season starts
The Kimberley's live export season begins with a cattle ship leaving Wyndham Port today bound for Indonesia.
Mud crabbers incomes halved as white spot response cuts off valuable seafood markets
Mud crabbers are feeling the pain of white spot movement controls.
Women heat up rivalry at national campdrafting titles
Campdrafting is not just for the fellas, according to the ladies taking centre stage at the national titles.
Cattleman turned conservationist tackles Cape York pests
A retired western Queensland cattleman is now tackling pests in remote Cape York.
Australian scientists help map the barley genome
Australian researchers play a pivotal role in a global project to map the barley genome.
Hazelnuts provide a shine above abandoned gold mines
Hazelnut harvest just the start to value adding.
Orphaned calf finds unlikely foster mum in old mare
An old mare which has never raised a foal has become an unexpected foster mum to an orphaned calf.
Retired teachers find new life in the outback
Retirees Margot and Gary Sanders volunteer their time educating kids on remote station properties.
Flowing outback river 'recharges everything' for local anglers
Anglers from southwest Queensland say conditions have been ideal after recent rains have provided a good run in the Balonne River.
Maritime workers say 457 visa reforms fall short as miners see limited impact
Industry says the replacement of 457 visas have not gone far enough, while miners are wary of impacts in a future upturn.
Construction to start at Australia's first heavy rare earths mine
In the remote Kimberley region of WA, construction is about to start on a $56 million pilot processing plant for Australia's first heavy rare earths mine.
Indigenous community completes second commercial harvest of trepang
The second commercial harvest of trepang at Goulburn Island has been completed by members of the Indigenous community of Warruwi.
Concern about future of NSW showgrounds and local shows
There is uncertainty about the future of agricultural shows across New South Wales under State Government plans for managing crown land.
Minerals council dismisses union's uranium claim
The minerals council dismisses union claims that all West Australian uranium projects should be halted.
Warracknabeal celebrates its contribution to agriculture
A town in Victoria's wheatbelt celebrates its history of agricultural machinery manufacturing.
Stone ground mill helps small family farmers value-add
A grain grower in Tasmania's north-west has imported a stone ground mill from Austria to value-add and get more out of his small plot.
Chinese GDP gathers pace, but is the debt-fuelled boom sustainable?
China's first quarter GDP beat expectations, but does its reliance on debt and a property market the Government is trying to slow down make it unsustainable?
Tasmanian eel exports set to grow thanks to family business expansion
Tasmanian Eel Exporters' newest conditioning facility has the capacity to more than quadruple output.
Heavier beef cattle offsets lower slaughter numbers in 2017
Heavier cattle has offset for lower numbers turned off farms in 2017, but lower prices are forecast for later in the year.
Wine label descriptions found to lead the influence on consumers
Australian consumers are found to be more influenced by wine labels than shop staff recommendations.
Mung beans make a comeback in the Ord
Kimberley farmers will restart the commercial cropping of mung beans this year for the first time in more than two decades.
Dead cow set to lead production improvements of Brahman breed
A Brahman cow called Elrose Naomi is set to revolutionise the northern cattle industry.
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