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July 20, 2018

Carbon farming is a priority for these North Star croppers who are resurrecting crop production with better soil.

The golden triangle around North Star has lost its shine with only a lack of rain to blame. But a...
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July 9, 2018

How young farmers are finding innovative ways and fresh energy to deal with drought

For a farmer experiencing his first drought, Jack Carrigan is unexpectedly upbeat. The 27-year-old says the stereotype of farmers constantly...
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March 21, 2018

Latevo reboots crop insurance with three-tiered cover

Latevo has re-entered the multi-peril crop insurance market with a three-tiered level of cover available to growers for $14-$26 per...
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March 21, 2018

Latevo re-enters the market with cost-effective income protection for farmers

Latevo has backed up its 2017 pledge to re-enter the market in 2018 with a more cost-effective and comprehensive farm income...
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March 8, 2018

What does a farmer look like? There’s a good chance she’s a woman

According to research by the Department of Transport and Regional Services, women represent 49 per cent of real farm income...
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June 1, 2017

Safety net or springboard?

Crop insurance is often seen as an expensive safety net, but what if it was really a springboard for growers...
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May 26, 2017

Australian farmers adapt as changing climate impacts crops

Australian farmers have spent years battling droughts, with dry years becoming more common in the face of climate change. So...
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March 25, 2017

Creating Coonalpyn: a giant artwork revitalising a South Australian town

The residents of the small South Australian town of Coonalpyn are attempting to re-invigorate their community through art. An ambitious...
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January 1, 2017

Inspired to make a difference to Men’s Mental Health across Australia

In 2009, Les Hancock, Queensland business leader, was shocked to learn that the suicide rate of remote outback Queensland graziers...
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