The simple truth is lack of rain is the main factor driving up the cost of water: ABARES
Northern Australia represents good value and good long-term capital gains for local or overseas investors says Troy Setter
This year's below average winter rainfall in eastern Australia is part of a drying pattern over winter over the past 20 years.
Joyce breaks ranks with government policy to argue for regional constituents who rank among most disadvantaged in the country.
Opinion: Government summit meeting sheds light on the bush, but risks being seen as a hollow gesture.
Recognition has been given to the 30th anniversary of the opening of Korea as a market for Australian beef.
Binnaway farmer Kym Monkton said while he appreciated all "the little bits and pieces" of support governments offered farmers doing it tough, he wanted to see a more "permanent fix".
A project improving the nutritional profile of staple crops such as rice, maize and cassava is kicking goals.