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ABS crowns Bundy the avocado capital

The ABS has released its first series of agricultural statistics using new methodology, which show the Central Queensland town of Bundaberg is the avocado and macadamia
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Bowl of brussels sports and chocolate. | Newsreel

Brussels sprouts chocolate targets food waste

Chocolate made from brussels sprouts is one of the innovative ways the horticulture industry is looking to tackle food waste. Featured at a recent industry event, the
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CSIRO plant breeder in the field. | Newsreel

Skills shortage to impact global food security

Australian and global food security is under threat due to a lack of specialised scientists, according to the CSIRO. Research produced by the CSIRO, in collaboration
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Flock of sheep. | Newsreel

Australia still riding high on sheep’s back

Australia continues to ride on the sheep’s back, with latest data showing we remain the world’s largest exporter of sheepmeat. New figures from the Australian Bureau
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Packaged meat. | Newsreel

Freshness patches target ‘best before’ waste

Colour-changing freshness indicators could replace “best before” stamps on meat products to avoid waste, based on a new body of research. Researchers at
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Farmer on phone in field. | Newsreel

AI-enhanced weather forecasts for farms

Weather forecasts, boosted by artificial intelligence, are being developed which will provide farmers with information specific to their area of land. Hort Innovation
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Man and woman studying plants in hothouse. | Newsreel

Key research projects receive State funding

A project aimed at developing new crops to future-proof Queensland’s agriculture industry is one of eight to receive State Government funding. The Australian Plant
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Sheep being loaded on a ship for live export. | Newsreel

Australian live sheep exporting to end in 2028

Australia’s live sheep export industry will end in less than four years. The Federal Government has announced that the export of live sheep by sea from Australia will
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Field showing drought conditions and green pasture. | Newsreel

All Queensland now drought-free

Queensland’s drought is officially over. After more than a decade, the sate is now free of drought with the last two local government areas having their drought status
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Farmers urged to promote sustainability credentials

Australian farmers have been urged to more proactively tell their sustainability stories to lessen the risk of tougher legislative requirements in the future. McCullough
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