TasPorts’ has begun adding capacity to the Port of Devonport to facilitate the end of Bass Island Line shipping’s triangular King Island service.
With fertiliser prices almost doubling, farming operations are looking at ways to be more efficient with their fertiliser inputs with one dairy project showing there could be savings of up to 20 per cent.
Longford farmer Dooley Crighton-Bellamy has been inducted into the Australian Organic Hall of Fame, at Australian Organic Limited’s seventh annual industry awards.
An August 2022 Agfest is set in stone, after the Government failed to respond to pleas from organisers and the Tasmanian rural and business community to lift Covid capacity caps above 5000 a day
A proposed new saleyard at Mill Park at Wesley Vale is nearing fruition, but is subject to government funding support, with a 45-page business plan to be presented to a public meeting in the New Year.
Tasmania is Australia’s largest producer of industrial hemp, supplying over 75 per cent of the nation’s total industrial hemp crop in 2019-20, and is participating in a trial that will provide scientific data for better yields.
An annual guide that links producers directly with consumers has been launched by Fruit Growers Tasmania.
Despite rural sentiment easing slightly this quarter the booming beef market has helped keep spirits high among Tasmania’s farm sector, according to a confidence survey.
Bream Creek Vineyard is celebrating success in London at the recent 2021 Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships.
Men aged 35 to 44 were the most likely group to take their own lives, the second report to the State Government on suicide in Tasmania has revealed.