The Nationals should be well aware a sugar hit for places like Broken Hill won't cut it alone.
Large volume producers, or groups of producers are proving successful at bypassing relatively expensive gran handling systems by maintaining local infrastructure. But can this be done by other grain growers?
The Land says: As more detail emerges on the regulations for the new Biodiversity Act, it seems the old thinking is being applied to the new rules – and it is getting farmers worried.
The native vegetation codes, which form a significant part of the NSW government’s biodiversity reforms are currently on exhibition for public consultation until June 21.
Any new decentralisation moves will be in 2018-19 budget to follow methodical planning, says Fiona Nash.
Bank bashing is a national sport and like all sports there needs to be a scoring system, so the public will award top points to the Turnbull government for giving the five big banks a flogging in the recent budget.
I was somewhere a little while ago and heard a quote, from whom I can’t remember and I didn’t write it down at the time, but the essence of it was to investors in agriculture: “If you don’t love your land, find someone who does and let them.”