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Drought increases rural suicide, and climate change will make drought worse

Phys Dot Org 27 Jun 2022
There are precedents in Australia, including in agricultural and mining communities, of the abandonment of towns and farms. The best known is the retreat of farming north of the Goyder line in South Australia in the 1880s, driven by a ten-year boom followed by drought and depressed wheat prices.
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FBN Releases 2022 U.S. Acreage Report for Nine Key Crops

The Joplin Globe 27 Jun 2022
Its Farmers First® promise has attracted over 43,000 members to the network with a common goal of helping farmers maximize their farms' profit potential with data and ... The FBN® network has grown to cover more than 98 million acres of member farms in the U.S., Canada, and Australia.
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Our global food supply is at risk when high gas prices limit the creation of fertiliser

The Observer 26 Jun 2022
The increasing cost of fertiliser is one of the largest contributors to a “cost-price” squeeze affecting the farmers of major agricultural products in Australia and globally ... rural power hacks keeping the farm gates open ... Australia has no openly published fertiliser pricing ... Australia produces about half of the fertiliser it needs.
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Roundup: Australia's bid to meet global demand for sustainable jet fuel

China.dot.org 25 Jun 2022
dollar investment to "kickstart" Australia's burgeoning SAF biofuels industry ... Halog added that Australia's biofuel potential was heightened by the fact that it had ample land to farm materials, such as canola oil and other biomass feedstock, and establish renewable energy sources to power the biofuel plants.
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Australia's bid to meet global demand for sustainable jet fuel

Xinhua 25 Jun 2022
dollar investment to "kickstart" Australia's burgeoning SAF biofuels industry ... Halog added that Australia's biofuel potential was heightened by the fact that it had ample land to farm materials, such as canola oil and other biomass feedstock, and establish renewable energy sources to power the biofuel plants.
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Sun Cable's Australian solar power export project deemed investment ready

Reuters 24 Jun 2022
Singapore-based Sun Cable said Infrastructure Australia has ... The Australia-Asia Power Link project would consist of a 4,500-km (2,800-mile) cable linked to a 10 gigawatt solar farm, as well as an energy storage facility of up to 30 GWh in Australia's Northern Territory.
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Silver lining: Australian researchers given $45m to study alternative solar panel materials

The Observer 24 Jun 2022
The Albanese government has extended funding for Australia’s world-leading solar energy scientists as they race to increase panel efficiency and shift to more abundant materials, before constraints on silver and other metals hobble the industry’s growth ... Egan said solar energy now provides only 3-4% of global electricity and about 15% in Australia.
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Author Jade Miles to speak at Washington library

The Register Citizen 24 Jun 2022
Miles and her husband Charlie Showers run Black Barn Farm, a biodiverse orchard,nursery and workshop space in North East Victoria, Australia which is a magnet for visitors to learn about permaculture, homesteading, as well as to pick-their-own from some of the 98 varieties ...
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Sun Cable project secures support of Infrastructure Australia

PV Magazine 24 Jun 2022
Sun Cable’s massive AUD 30 billion ($20.7 billion) Australia-Asia PowerLink project has passed another major milestone by obtaining approval from Infrastructure Australia. From pv magazine Australia ... The project includes a 17 GW to 20 GW solar farm and between 36 GWh and 42 GWh of energy storage.
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BlueFloat, Energy Estate plan 1.2-GW Aussie offshore wind project

Renewables Now 24 Jun 2022
Australia’s Energy Estate and Madrid-based BlueFloat Energy on Thursday announced a 1.2-GW offshore wind project in Australia, called Southern Winds and located off the coasts of South Australia and Victoria ... They are now continuing to advance the development of more sites in Australia and New Zealand.
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High-quality grapes – from Australian farms to Filipino tables

The Manila Times 24 Jun 2022
With this in mind, Australian Table Grape Association, Hort Innovation and Austrad reintroduced to the Philippines high-quality Australian table grapes under the "Taste Australia" banner ... He further shared that the distance of Australia and the Philippines is a good advantage in order to keep the grapes fresh as it reaches the country.
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Australia's biggest cucumber farm will be a boon for traditional owners

Fresh Plaza 23 Jun 2022
Australia's biggest cucumber farm will be developed in Western Australia as part of a joint venture between traditional owners and an established Australian ...
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Panama TR4 detected on sixth banana farm in Australia's Tully Valley

Fresh Plaza 23 Jun 2022
Panama disease tropical race 4 (TR4) has been detected on a sixth commercial banana farm in the Tully Valley, Australia ... Panama TR4 was first detected in the Tully Valley in 2015, and there have now been five farms detected since. ABGC CEO Jim Pekin confirmed that the new detection was on a farm in close proximity to the other infected properties.
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How WILL Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall divvy up their £270MILLION property empire? The £11.25M ...

The Daily Mail 23 Jun 2022
He told MailOnline. 'She is going to have her lifestyle funded without a transfer of funds' ... The family’s other properties, believed to be held in trust, include a $50million New York apartment, a ranch in California, a $30million winery in Los Angeles, and a sheep and cattle farm in Mr Murdoch’s native Australia ... HENLEY ... GREAT TEW ... MONTANA ... .
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Jerry Hall 'will receive a generous slice' of Rupert Murdoch's £14billion fortune and have her ...

The Daily Mail 23 Jun 2022
Jerry Hall will receive a 'generous' slice of Rupert Murdoch's £14billion fortune and have her VIP lifestyle bankrolled in perpetuity should they divorce as the 91-year-old media mogul threw himself back into work, it was revealed today ... He also boasts a sheep and cattle farm in his native Australia within an extensive property portfolio ... HENLEY ... .

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