Floods ‘threw every plan’ out the door. Now these Queensland graziers are trying to rebuild

Australia watched with sadness earlier this year as cattle country in north-west Queensland and hundreds of thousands of cattle died. Four months later, in drought-and-flood ravaged Julia Creek, families are desperately trying to adapt to their new normal.

Mass live-pig burials and millions more culled as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

Pigs are being buried alive as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

ACCC investigates allegations of rotten conduct in WA’s free-range egg industry

Australia's peak consumer and competition body is investigating allegations of fraud in the egg industry, with reports of fertilised and caged eggs being trucked into WA to be sold at top-dollar in free-range packaging.

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.

Billions wiped from Australian farm production as drought digs in

The National commodity forecaster, ABARES, finds three quarters of dairy farmers and half of all broadacre farmers will receive a lower income than they did last year because of the drought.