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Farming Together online toolkit delivers more co-op smarts

13 April 2018: An expanded toolkit for forming and running a co-op is available for no-cost through the highly popular Farming Together program. The online DIY resources range from business plan templates and tips to share-transfer forms. There are samples of meeting...

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Channel your inner chippy

6 April 2018: Channel your inner chippy at the inaugural Woodfest – a showcase of sustainable native timber in NSW and Queensland – on Sunday, April 15. The event, run by the by Quality Timber Traders (QTT), a Farming Together-backed project, will be held at Federal...

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New co-op sweetens honey hopes

26 March 2018: Exports to the Middle East and beyond are the focus of the latest co-operative formed under the Farming Together program. Australian Beekeepers Co-operative is sourcing all types of premium table honey, including jellybush manuka honey, from private and...

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Farmers learn money can grow on trees

20 March 2018: A capacity crowd saw tree growers and timber experts from the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane attending a two-day workshop in the Northern Rivers region of NSW earlier this month. The course was presented by Quality Timber Traders, a joint venture of two...

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Free forums for collaborative farming know-how

16 March 2018: The national Farmer Exchange online platform will be blitzing rural and regional Australia from late March.  Organiser Airlie Trescowthick (pictured) and her team will be travelling the country, meeting farmers, introducing them to the Farmer Exchange...

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Farming Together backs prize-winning mustard

27 February 2018: A New York judging panel has honoured an emerging specialty crop that Farming Together is helping expand. A mustard seed oil produced by Yandilla Mustard in central NSW scored a bronze medal in the US Specialty Food Association’s sofi Awards....

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Pepper hunger drives Tassie’s new cropping option

22 February 2018: Tasmania is ‘pepper-central’ in the world of Australian native foods ... and demand is outstripping supply. A Tamar Valley event on March 8-9 is your chance to discover the possibilities of this booming new crop. The two-day forum will focus on...

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Farming Together event unearths champion oil

22 February 2018: Australian olive growers ‘talent-spotted’ at a Farming Together event have claimed a top international award for their oil. Karen and Bill McLennan submitted a sample of their Sommariva olive oil to a taste-training day at Toowoomba event in...

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February e-bulletin from Farming Together

This free monthly ebulletin is sent to you by Farming Together, an Australian Government resource to help primary producers value-add, build marketplace strength and boost returns. We hope you enjoy this ebulletin and find information to help grow your farming...

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