Fruit and veg prices ‘could double’ as farmers battle perfect storm of rising costs and weather extremes

Fruit and vegetable growers are hoping to start a national conversation about the problems they are facing and predict that consumers will feel the price pinch in the next decade.

Why wait for 5G? We’re building our own internet, say fed-up WA farmers

Everyone's familiar with slow internet or mobile-phone dropouts but for the nation's farmers — often living well beyond the range of fibre optic cables and phone towers — the stakes are a lot higher.

Why wait for 5G? We’re building our own internet, say fed-up WA farmers

Everyone's familiar with slow internet or mobile-phone dropouts but for the nation's farmers — often living well beyond the range of fibre optic cables and phone towers — the stakes are a lot higher.