Its all in the family for the Zerks, who produce Angus on dryland pasture in SA.
Farmers are the ultimate entrepreneurs. They're on their own, managing a complex business and in turn doing business with companies that are vastly larger and have more information and power than your individual operation.
Never has the opportunity for sustainable development in agriculture been more relevant or more important. With the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic decimating government revenues across all levels of government the opportunity to revisit agricultural development in Northern Australia is critical.
The co-operative farming model has proved itself to be the most resilient in the tough times that agriculture has faced, and farms across the country are reaping the benefits.
Lincoln Residential College offers a range of programs and events to make the transition from secondary to tertiary education, or even between institutions, as easy and stress-free as possible.
"Additional pressure" on the calf rearing system prompted this Purnim dairy farmer to investigate supplementing his calves' milk.