Coalition to ditch 2030 emissions target: what does it mean for ag?

THE Federal Opposition has set the tone for its next election campaign, pledging to reverse the Federal Government’s 2030 emissions target…Read More

Eric Barker, June 11, 2024

MLA’s Carbon EDGE program heads to Tasmania for the first time

MEAT & Livestock Australia will run two Carbon EDGE program workshops in Tasmania for the first time next month…Read More

Sheep Central, June 7, 2024

‘Silver bullet’ needed for livestock producers to reduce emissions

LIVESTOCK producers will need an easily adopted and managed “silver bullet” to achieve substantive sustainable carbon emission reductions on farms, Paraway’s ‘Net Zero: Better for Business’ field day was told last week…Read More

Terry Sim, May 29, 2024

GAB carbon capture project fails to gain government approval

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to take waste CO2 from a power station and pump it into an aquifer of the Great Artesian Basin has failed to gain approval from the Queensland environment department…Read More

Sheep Central, May 27, 2024

Paraway improves production efficiency on way to net zero

MAXIMISING livestock production per hectare, green and solar energy, and electric motorbikes are among the initiatives being used by the Paraway Pastoral Co to achieve emissions intensity goals. These were..Read More

Terry Sim, May 24, 2024

Eckard to deliver Schroder lecture at Hamilton’s Sheepvention

CARBON farming expert Professor Richard Eckard will present the second Peter Schroder Lecture at the Hamilton Pastoral and Agricultural Society’s Sheepvention Rural Expo this year…Read More

Sheep Central, May 22, 2024

More productive livestock, not eating less red meat, is way to lower emissions

WHILE many headlines push the message that pushing consumers to eat less red meat is an effective way to reduce global emissions, a recent United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation Report suggests improving livestock productivity is a far more power lever to pull…Read More

James Nason, May 20, 2024

No emissions target coming to agriculture, Beef 2024 told

THE Federal Government says it will not make a specific emissions target for agriculture in its pursuit of net zero emissions by 2050…Read More

Sheep Central, May 13, 2024

Financial institutions are driving red meat sustainability demands

THE main drivers for reporting of sustainability credentials in Australian red meat value chains are not consumers but banks and Government, which are under pressure to implement their own sustainability reporting requirements, according to a newly published study…Read More

James Nason, May 6, 2024

Paraway Pastoral to hold ‘Net Zero: Better for Business’ field day

ONE of Australia’s largest sheep producers Paraway Pastoral will hold a free ‘Net Zero: Better for Business’ field day at its Victorian Wimmera property Barton Station next month…Read More

Sheep Central, April 26, 2024

Nature-based investment needs to increase to $8.1t by 2050, Colliers

A REPORT released by global real estate and professional services company, Colliers, has highlighted developing investment into “nature based solutions” as an opportunity for agriculture in the coming decades…Read More

Sheep Central, March 27, 2024

Federal government to push on with Integrated Farm carbon method

AUSTRALIA’S federal department for climate change plans to progress a new integrated carbon farming methodology later this year after concerns were raised about it pausing the process earlier this week…Read More

Eric Barker, March 20, 2024

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