Shearing can be a back breaking job but a world-first prototype being designed and trialled in SA aims to eliminate one of the toughest physical elements - dragging the sheep from the catching pen.
The deputy premier, the third NSW political leader to resign in four days, will call a party meeting.
Close to $5 million has been facilitated by two of Australia's rural research and development corporations to combat challenges facing the grains and cotton sectors.
An earthquake has been reported in Victoria and tremors were felt across Melbourne and as far away as Canberra.
Bellthorpe district avocado orchard Kirkaldy has sold at a Ray White Rural auction for $4.17 million.
Baloo and Gwingana - two top irrigation properties in the Aratula district - have sold to neighbouring landholders.
Find out how robots like the Digital Farmhand are chipping weeds and solving labour challenges for growers.