National Hay Safe Day
Trucks moving in, out and around your property; what are the risks (e.g. power lines, other machinery, people, livestock, clear and readily accessible access to the fodder stores, etc.)? The safe and appropriate use of telehandlers, loaders, forklifts, etc. Loading fodder – is the load securely strapped and safe to be on the road?
Fodder industry helps shine light on farming women
In partnership with The Invisible Farmer Project, the Australian Fodder Industry Association (AFIA) is in search of stories from the half of Australia’s farming population that is hidden and largely absent from the history books.
Hay redistribution to drought-stricken areas could kill a $500m industry, exporters warn
Exporters are hitting back at calls for the Federal Government to seize hay supplies destined for Japan and China, saying it will bring about the end of a $500 million industry.
Rains came and have started to moisten the soils for much of the nation. The Goulburn Valley have had their autumn break and with the forecast follow-up rain, it is anticipated southwest Victoria will have their break in the coming days.
Regenerating the Earth’s soil carbon sponge
A discussion paper analysing why and how we can regenerate the Earth’s ‘soil carbon sponge’ as now our only practicable means to safely; cool climates, limit dangerous climate extremes and secure the water, food, energy and