Qld Government pledges millions to aid sale of cash-strapped sugar mills to foreign owners

The sale of one of Australia's largest and last remaining grower-owned sugar milling companies has moved a step closer, with the State Government committing $14 million towards securing a foreign investor in Mackay Sugar.

Tomatoes using sunlight and seawater: Futuristic agribusiness Sundrop Farms’ sells

A world-leading agriculture business that uses sunlight and seawater to grow tomatoes has been sold but the final price is a closely-guarded secret.

Where do the major parties stand on the live animal export trade?

Labor says it will ban the live export of sheep, but when it comes to trading live cattle, the major political parties have been trying to outdo each other in their support for the industry. Ahead of the election, we find out their policy positions, and see what the industry and animal welfare groups have to say.