Outlook not great for autumn rain as long dry continues
Daily Liberal

The majority of NSW is under drought watch or drought onset, with little hope for autumn planting rains in the next few weeks.

If pollies won’t act on climate change, farmers will
Herald Sun

“We can do a lot on our farms to manage climate risk, but things are getting pretty stretched and we can’t do it alone. ”

Farmers rally against proposed changes to Queensland vegetation management laws
ABC News

Approximately 500 farmers have voiced their anger at the Queensland State Government over proposed new land and tree clearing laws.

Should lab-grown meat be labelled as meat when it’s available for sale?

Meat grown in a lab is heading to Australia, and unless you’re extra vigilant, you could soon be eating artificial meat without realising it.


Land degradation threatens human wellbeing, major report warns
The Guardian

Land degradation is undermining the wellbeing of two-fifths of humanity, raising the risks of migration and conflict, according to the most comprehensive global assessment of the problem to date.

New Zealand to cull 22,000 dairy cows in effort to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis disease
ABC News

New Zealand authorities have announced a plan to cull 22,000 dairy cows to try and eradicate the disease Mycoplasma bovis, which has been found on the country’s South Island.

Brazilian School Districts Make Historic Switch to 100% Plant-Based Meals

Four cities in Brazil have pledged to transition all of the meals served at its public school cafeterias to 100 percent plant-based by the end of 2019, with the mission of reducing the cities’ environmental footprint, aiding local produce farmers and fostering healthy eating habits for students.

Are you ready for 3D-printed sushi?
SBS Food

Japanese company Open Meals was the talk of the South by Southwest (SXSW) tradeshow in Austin, Texas, earlier this month, because it showcased a 3D printer that made “8-bit sushi”.

Revealed: BBC Food and Farming Awards 2018 Finalists
BBC Radio

A list of this year’s best food and drink producers, chefs, artisans and farmers from across the United Kingdom.


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