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Industrial hemp vision gets funding nod

28 August 2017: Recognition for Australia’s emerging industrial hemp industry has come with Australian Government support for a hemp-processing initiative. Industry pioneers in two states will use the $80,000 funding from the national Farm Co-operatives and...

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Green tea co-op aims for Asian connoisseurs

22 August 2017: A new co-operative growing green tea for export to Asia has secured $100,000 of Australian Government support. The co-op of farmers from NSW’s Central Coast received the funding through the national Farm Co-operatives and Collaboration pilot program,...

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Burdekin beef families develop co-op opportunities

20 August 2017: A new co-operative opportunity comprising 10 Queensland farming families has received a significant funding boost. The Beef Collaboration Project consists of farms, mostly from the Burdekin catchment, representing more than 40,000 head of cattle.  The...

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French chef hooked on fair fish initiative

18 August 2017: A multi-hatted Michelin chef has become the latest fan of fresh-caught SA fish selling direct from the boat, through the national Farming Together project. Two-hatted Pierre Richez from Adelaide’s prestigious 2nd & 6th this week welcomed his first...

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All the latest news to help your bright ag-ideas …

17 August 2017: All the latest news on grants, funding, scholarships and other offerings to help boost your ag-innovations. ALSO: Check out the new JOBS section in the free classifieds near the bottom of the bulletin!  Just click on this link ... Latest news in...

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New roadshow for our oldest food crops

16 August 2017: A national roadshow will throw new light on Australia’s oldest food crops, thanks to support from the Farming Together program The roadshow is being organised by Australian Native Food & Botanicals (ANFAB), representing 200 growers/harvesters from...

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Online lessons launch truffle trading

A 31 July 2017: A new truffle-growing co-operative is celebrating its first online sale, less than 24 hours after receiving marketing advice from Farming Together. The Australian Government-backed program provided the NSW/ACT truffle co-op with free advice that saw...

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Beef, bees and business plans at farm women meeting

21 July 2017: Business models will be the subject of a planning day for women in agriculture from Port Phillip and Western Port next week. Women in Sustainable Agriculture, (WiSA) totalling about 60 beef, sheep, permaculture, fruits, vegetables, bees, vines and pork...

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