Official figures from the NSW Department of Primary Industries indicate that almost a third of the state is in drought or approaching drought, figures that farmers say do not adequately reflect the critical nature of the season

A dry autumn combined with high feed prices have not resulted in WA's sheep and beef producers reducing livestock numbers. Strong markets and the chance of rain have encouraged farmers to hold onto as much stock as possible

Grain growers in the south of WA have reported increased sightings of mice

In January 2017 the Indonesian Government ruled 20 per cent of all cattle imported into the country had to be for breeding purposes. Nearly 18 months later, importers are struggling to comply and in some cases, appear to have given up

Australia's citrus industry is worried about the impact canker reports could have on international citrus markets

An Australian researcher believes she is getting closer to breeding bees resistant to Varroa Mite