Wine equalisation tax rebate

Wine equalisation tax rebate

The Federal Government released an implementation paper on tightened eligibility criteria for the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) rebate, the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP and Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Anne Ruston said. (more…)

Sorghum variety stands up to test

Sorghum variety stands up to test

In a search for an alternative sorghum to his other varieties, Gary Crombie was after a strong yielder, which would also stand up well for harvest. Gary, who farms at Quirindi in northern NSW, grew Pioneer brand G44 hybrid sorghum for the first time in 2015/16, and found it ticked the right boxes. “We were…

Buoyant mood at WAPPA AGM and industry day

Buoyant mood at WAPPA AGM and industry day

West Australian Pork Producers’ Association President, Dawson Bradford, has highlighted the buoyant state of the industry in his report to WAPPA’s 2016 AGM. However, he sounded a note of caution about how possible changes to the ‘Standards and Guidelines’ (Model Code), once its review is finalised, might affect promising growth opportunities for the WA pig…