DNA fingerprinting for imported dogs, virtual reality training for officers and drones to manage feral pigs are among the innovative projects being funded by the Australian Government to bolster biosecurity.
Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud has criticised today’s announcement by Woolworths in extending its 10c levy to dairy farmers for another 12 months as tokenistic gimmick.
Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says a research report released today by Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES) confirms Australia’s farmers are among the least subsidised in the world.
The ACCC has reminded dairy processors of their obligations to comply with the mandatory Dairy Code of Conduct, including the requirement for publishing relevant contracts on their websites by the 1st June deadline.
Work begins today on the $25 million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence, one of the State’s biggest infrastructure projects and a critical boost for farmers battling the scourge of feral animals.