Second ruling against Bayer raises concerns for Australia’s farmers

A Federal Court ruling in the United States in favour of a man suffering from cancer has turned the spotlight again to one of the most commonly used global chemicals.

The farm shed invention that could power this whole town with clean energy

After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.

Winds of change blowing through GM crops

South Australia announces an independent review into the state's moratorium on genetically modified crops, with scholars and a former anti-GM activist wanting a re-think on its opposition.

As lawsuits against Bayer pile up, farmers fear ‘vital’ Roundup will be killed off

The world's biggest farm chemical company, Bayer, is facing billions of dollars in lawsuits after a US jury found last month the weed killer Roundup caused a school groundsman's cancer, prompting fears among Australian farmers that the chemical will be banned or restricted.