Putting a value on farmers' natural capital
NSW Minister for Environment and Heritage, James Griffin, provided an update on the opportunities available to landholders and managers through the state's Sustainable Farming Program and Natural Capital initiatives.
Financing the future of farming
Our panel of experts in agricultural funds management shared insights on chasing scarce capital in global markets, and whether Australian agriculture is the best place for a secure, positive capital investment.
Australia’s salad days - keeping fresh fruit and veg affordable and available
Our panel discussed the challenges and the opportunities confronting fruit and vegetable growers - and consumers - including prices, natural disasters, biosecurity and workforce shortages.
Guardian Australia branches out: how the Rural Network was born
In our annual media lecture, Guardian Australia's Rural and Regional editor Gabrielle Chan provided Farm Writers with insights on the first year of the establishment of the Rural Network, a three year project funded by the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation.
Having a boll: can cotton maintain its momentum?
Cotton is one of our fastest growing farm sectors. Our specialist panel discussed the cotton industry's new farming horizons (including northern Australia), business challenges and scrutiny over sustainability.
Farming carbon: what are the opportunities?
Our panel of experts discussed the growing government support for environmental stewardship and how corporates are increasingly looking to offset emissions, making it a great time for farmers to explore the opportunities to benefit from carbon farming.
How the red meat and livestock industry is leading the climate solution.
Jason Strong, Managing Director of Meat & Livestock, provided an update on the industry’s leadership in lifting productivity while answering the climate call and delivering intergenerational sustainability.
What's happening to rural property prices in Australia?
Rural land values have soared in recent months. Danny Thomas, Senior Director for LAWD, talks about the drivers and how long this trend may continue.
The NFF's 2022 election wish list
National Farmers' Federation president Fiona Simson talks about the agriculture sector’s wish list for the 2022 federal election, as the farm sector powers ahead on its journey to $100bn in farmgate production by 2030.