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    Bad weather set to wipe billions off value of Australian crops

    Bad weather set to wipe billions off value of Australian crops Written by Natasha May in Gilgandra from the Guardian Quality of winter harvests being downgraded due to ‘untimely rain’ and rising flood waters Download the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefing Bad weather across...
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    How the Covid pandemic exposed deep cracks in the Australian farm labour model

    How the Covid pandemic exposed deep cracks in the Australian farm labour model Written by Kate Burke from the Guardian Astute farm business owners and managers are recognising the need to invest in and develop their people – whether they are related or not The Covid pandemic turned off the...
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    Record-high fertiliser prices in Australia could disrupt food supplies

    Record-high fertiliser prices in Australia could disrupt food supplies Written by Natasha May from the Guardian Experts believe farmers may ration use of fertiliser, leading to lower yield and higher global food prices Sign up for the Rural Network email newsletter Join the Rural Network...
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    Origins of ‘Transeurasian’ languages traced to Neolithic millet farmers

    Origins of ‘Transeurasian’ languages traced to Neolithic millet farmers Written by Reuters from the Guardian Research finds language family that includes modern Japanese, Korean and Turkish spread largely due to agriculture A study combining linguistic, genetic and archaeological evidence has...
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    How vital is adapting to a changed climate? Just ask a poor country

    How vital is adapting to a changed climate? Just ask a poor country Written by Fiona Harvey from the Guardian The world’s least-developed countries are calling on rich ones to help protect vital infrastructure, before their lands are irrevocably damaged On Monday, the Cop26 summit will focus...
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    Australian farmers await overseas workforce as locals are too ‘spoilt for choice’

    Australian farmers await overseas workforce as locals are too ‘spoilt for choice’ Written by Tim McGlone from the Guardian Long-awaited agricultural visa could provide much needed labour, but some experts fear potential for worker exploitation Get our free news app; get our morning email...
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    Americans can eat meat while cutting global heating, says agriculture secretary

    Americans can eat meat while cutting global heating, says agriculture secretary Written by Fiona Harvey in Glasgow from the Guardian Thomas Vilsack says US does not ‘have to reduce the amount of meat or livestock produced’ to tackle climate crisis Americans can carry on eating meat while...
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    Cracks in food system driven by year-round hunger for fresh produce begin to show

    Cracks in food system driven by year-round hunger for fresh produce begin to show Written by Gabrielle Chan from the Guardian Someone has to pay for the true cost of food, and events this week suggest the farm labour market will no longer be short-changed As you consider your Christmas table...
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    Ireland would need to cull up to 1.3 million cattle to reach climate targets

    Ireland would need to cull up to 1.3 million cattle to reach climate targets Written by Lisa O'Carroll from the Guardian With more than a third of the country’s greenhouse gases coming from farming, Dublin faces huge pressure over reduction aims Up to 1.3 million cattle would have to be...
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    Climate change has driven farmers to despair and in return we get callous disregard | Sophie Love

    Climate change has driven farmers to despair and in return we get callous disregard | Sophie Love Written by Sophie Love from the Guardian The drought, the fires and the floods have nearly broken us, but the government keeps playing games on climate action My husband has left the farm we have...
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    Your cultural Cop26: films, TV shows and podcasts to help you save the planet

    Your cultural Cop26: films, TV shows and podcasts to help you save the planet Written by Alexi Duggins from the Guardian From Ted Danson on the oceans to Greta Thunberg on everything else – get armed with the facts and inspired to make a difference Want to do more for the planet but can’t...
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    ‘We’re all climate journalists now’: how the weather took over everything

    ‘We’re all climate journalists now’: how the weather took over everything Written by John Collingridge, Alex Needham, Dan Milmo, Fiona Shields, Jess Cartner-Morley, Mark Oliver, Tim Lusher, Liz Ford, Tanya Aldred and Dominic Rushe from the Guardian From the business section to the food...
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    Australia’s workforce shortage: ‘never a better time to be applying for a job’, experts say

    Australia’s workforce shortage: ‘never a better time to be applying for a job’, experts say Written by Peter Hannam from the Guardian Post-lockdown recovery has workers well placed to cash in on labour shortages by demanding higher wages Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing...
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    ‘I hug them’: meet the farmer raising 2,000lb pumpkins

    ‘I hug them’: meet the farmer raising 2,000lb pumpkins Written by Gabrielle Canon in Napa, California from the Guardian Armed with ‘golden seeds’, Leonardo Urena is part of an elite group of global growers – and this year produced California’s largest specimen It starts with a tiny seed...
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    Farmers don’t have to contribute to the environmental crisis – we can solve it | Jyoti Fernandes

    Farmers don’t have to contribute to the environmental crisis – we can solve it | Jyoti Fernandes Written by Jyoti Fernandes from the Guardian As a farmer I produce meat and cheese from animals that graze in my orchard on diverse, carbon-sequestering grasslands Last week, I went to the funeral...
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