NT Farmers join Plant Health Australia

NT Farmers join Plant Health Australia

NT Farmers have joined Plant Health Australia (PHA), the coordinators of the government and industry plant biosecurity partnership, to ensure that the organisation is involved in biosecurity at the highest level, it was announced this week. PHA, a not-for-profit company based in Canberra, coordinates the activities of governments and industries to ensure that Australia’s biosecurity…

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…

Greg Rummery – Awarded Brownhill Cup

Greg Rummery – Awarded Brownhill Cup

Walgett agronomist Greg Rummery was named recipient of the 2016 Brownhill Cup during a ceremony held at the Commonwealth Bank AgQuip field days in Gunnedah, New South Wales. Mr Rummery, an agronomist and integral part of the Walgett community over his almost 30-year career, was acknowledged for his commitment to research and collaboration to create…