AFTER more than five decades at the wheel David Lindsay is retiring from the livestock transport game.
Category Archives: Tasmanian Country
Vegie growth spurt
TASMANIA is playing a crucial role in the growth of Australia’s horticulture sector and is now the country’s biggest producer of some key fruits and vegetables.
Gladys joins the team
GLADYS Barreta has relocated from Melbourne to join the Font Publishing team as a cadet journalist working closely with editors across multiple publications.
All dressed up for the seeds of success
TASMANIA’S seed industry has expanded significantly over the past decade and one business in the state’s North has been growing along with it.
Science puts the future of dairy in focus
REDUCING greenhouse gases while enhancing dairy system efficiency is the challenge being faced by one of the five inspiring young scientists who presented at the Australian Dairy Conference last week in Hobart.
Plea to landowners to delay annual burn-offs
LANDOWNERS have been asked to delay this years’ burnoff period to help protect the state’s valuable wine industry.
Global crunch to squeeze red meat demand
AFTER soaring to record highs in the last few years sheep and cattle producers are being warned to expect lower prices to continue as the impact of the global economic slowdown hits home.
Onions with global appeal
TASMANIA’S onion harvest is in full swing and with a global shortage pushing up prices market conditions this year are looking ideal. Warm and dry weather in recent weeks has been just what growers and processors were hoping for as crops across the North are lifted ready for harvesting. Onions are a major crop forContinue reading “Onions with global appeal”
Robots pay their way in pursuit of milk and money
ADOPTION of robotic technology has been a game changer for one north west dairy operation.
No butts, it’s a day for best of the best
MORE than 200 of Tasmania’s top stud goats will take to the show ring on Sunday for the Tasmanian All Breeds Summer Goat Show.