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.

Climate change and when human nature can be to deny nature

Why do so many people in regional and rural areas not believe in climate change? The answer could have more to do with human nature than scientific reasoning.

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.

Blue gum plantation resurgence as investors capitalise on ‘Rolls Royce’ of woodchips

Blue gum plantations were once a reliable industry on WA's south coast until an implosion of investments after the 2008 global financial crisis. But backed by new international players, the hardwoods are now generating hundreds of jobs and millions of export dollars.