Since 2018 Simmental breeders have significantly increased their use of genomic testing and research for single-step Breedplan analysis is under way.
The heritage shopfront may be the face of Meat and Livestock Australia's beef commercials but Elvy's on Allen sells its fair share of lamb too.
A new partnership has been launched to address mental health and build mental fitness in rural communities across NSW.
The Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) team encourages Australians to support individuals and communities impacted by the ongoing drought and the bushfires leading up to Christmas.
Finding the confidence to ask a friend or loved-one if they are OK, can be found on mental health websites like RUOK.
In Andrew House's job as Alcohol and Other Drug clinician with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) he engages with a community who live in a patch that covers 640,000 square kilometres in the state's arid west - about the size of France.
Some people chase awards for recognition, for prizes or even just to boost their egos. That has never crossed the mind of Greg and Clare Gibson who have taken out Champion Table Olive at the Sydney Royal Fine Food Show.
The old Yiddish asage 'man plans, and god laughs' is certainly an apt description of how SJ Pienaar became owner and head cheesemaker at The Second Mouse Cheese Company in Orange, NSW.
WITH the drought and ongoing bushfire threats causing mounting pressure on farmers and food production, a new partnership is bringing some welcome relief to disadvantaged families in NSW.
An agreement between the NSW National Trust and an amateur beekeeping group looks to prove beneficial to both parties.
Those who enjoy a refreshing cider to combat the summer heat will be heartened by developments on the NSW Department of Primary Industries site in Orange, NSW.