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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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Farming Together’s online co-op training offer

6 February 2018:  If you are thinking about forming a co-operative, you can now take an online course ─ an Australian-first ─ developed by the successful Farming Together program. The Australian Government-backed program has developed the animated guide to help groups...

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Ethical Merino co-op cuts a new path to market

2 February 2018: Fine wool producers in two states have formed a new co-op, assisted by Farming Together, the highly successful program reshaping how Australian farmers work together. Mid-January saw the official launch of the Australian Ethical Merino Growers Co-op,...

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Farming Together garlic co-op scores big order

31 January 2018: A garlic-growers co-op, formed through the national Farming Together program, has just dispatched its largest-ever bulk order, at prices more than double the prevailing wholesale price. The Braidwood Garlic Growers delivered the 100kg consignment to a...

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Farmers to discover mustard’s bite

29 January 2018: Mustard is the queen of spice … and central-west NSW is its heartland. Farmers can learn more about this drought-tolerant GM free oilseed crop at the free ‘Yandilla Mustard Growers Roadshow’ next month. Yandilla Mustard co-op is expecting more than...

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Farming Together seeks ag researchers

Farming Together is seeking researchers nationally for exciting collaboration opportunities. Researchers from all disciplines with an interest in applied agricultural research (and related fields) are encouraged to register expressions of interest.

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New co-op signs 20m litre-supply deal

20 December 2017: Farming Together welcomes today’s news that Freedom Foods Group (ASX: FNP) and Mountain Milk Co-operative (pictured right) today announced they will work together to form a new supply arrangement for milk from north-east Victoria. The state’s newest...

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