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Author: Kath Sullivan

Farmers are still waiting on a Federal Government commitment to boost biosecurity funding. Read more: Calls for more funding to be spent on biosecurity, as African swine fever spreads Source: ABC News

Farmers are entitled to a new, one-off payment from the Federal Government to help them decide if their farm is sustainable or could be sold. Read more: Government offers one-off payment for farmers coming off welfare Source: ABC News

If Morrison had a message for farmers, announcing it on a Friday afternoon amid football finals, school holidays and long weekends is not how you’d typically deliver it, writes Kath Sullivan. Read more: The black hole behind Morrison's 0m funding splash leaves the west waiting Source: ABC News

Hunters and shooters contributed $2.4 billion to the economy last year and have higher levels of wellbeing, according to a report commissioned by the Department of Health. Read more: Hunting contributes .4 billion to national economy, report finds Source: ABC News

People who use a carriage service such as websites and social media to incite others to break into farms could be sent to jail under new laws passed through Federal Parliament. Read more: Laws pass making it illegal to use websites, social media to incite trespass on farms Source: ABC News

Australian grain growers will produce one of their smallest crops of the decade this year. Read more: Poor harvest forecast for Australian grain growers Source: ABC News

Fair water trading and cheap on-farm loans are at the centre of a Coalition pre-election promise to boost Australia’s agriculture sector. Read more: Coalition pledges cheap farm loans and water market review Source: ABC News

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says farmers can expect a boost to the Farm Household Allowance in next week’s Federal Budget, but it will be up to the states to provide rate relief. Read more: Expect more support in Budget but rate relief is for the states, says Ag Minister Source: ABC News


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