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Hobby Farm Tax Deductions and Business Structures in Australia

As with any new business, starting a small farming business can be a daunting task. The fact that there are different taxation rules that apply specifically to small businesses in the agricultural sector can complicate matters even more.

John Deere Expands Commercial Zero-Turn Radius Mower Lineup

Remaining in touch with the evolving needs of professional landscape contractors, John Deere announces the addition of two new commercial zero-turn radius mowers.

Choosing a tractor for your small farm

An important decision for any farm, no matter the size, is tractor selection.  The tractor needs to right for your application and your budget, so there are many things to consider. 

John Deere Redesigns the 3038E Compact Utility Tractor

Resulting from extensive customer feedback, John Deere updates its ultra-reliable 3E Series compact utility tractors by reintroducing a customer favourite as an even more capable and intuitive machine.

All you need to know about livestock scales for weighing animals

As a farmer, your success depends upon the health of your livestock. It is important to have a tangible way of weighing and measuring livestock. In order to do so, livestock scales are used to measure the weight of large animals like sheep, cattle, goats, grain, dogs, etc.

Huge strides for virtual fencing

Virtual fencing is a step closer towards becoming a commercial reality, courtesy of a new partnership between Melbourne-based agri-tech startup Agersens and international agricultural innovation powerhouse Gallagher.

5 Expert Tips for Buying Eco-friendly Farm Sheds

Buying an eco-friendly shed for your farm could be a bit challenging.

Study shows 1 in 2 Aussies would consider living in a shed home

A shed home lifestyle might not be everyone’s aspiration, but it’s an option many are considering with a landmark study revealing 46% of Australians would consider living in a shed home.
 
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Farm co-operatives and collaboration pilot program announced

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.
 

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