Farmers will be empowered to establish cooperatives and adopt innovative business models to boost their bargaining position in the marketplace under the Coalition Government's $13.8 million Farm Co-operatives and Collaboration Pilot Program.
Digital technology is becoming increasingly important in the agricultural industry and many farmers have recognised the very valuable role that it plays in helping them to better manage their operations.
For free-range laying hens, it seems stocking them at 10,000 birds per hectare does not dramatically increase bird stress, provided the farm is well-managed and there is sufficient indoor space for the birds to rest after foraging or dust bathing.
The 1023E and 1025R from John Deere have up to 17.8 kW (24.2 hp), an AutoConnect™ deck feature for easy deck attachment and iMatch™ Quick-Hitch compatibility for easy hookup and a guaranteed fit for all Category 1 implements.
Packaging is a major operation for many businesses in the agricultural industry. From grains to fertilisers, soils and hay, a bulk agricultural packaging system needs to be able to handle various kinds of product and package them efficiently before transport.
Sydney Showground will host Australia's largest poultry show on the Queen's Birthday weekend, 10 - 12 June 2016. Covering three exhibition halls, a highlight of the event will be the judging of 5,500 poultry exhibits from all over Australia.