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Farming Together’s monthly e-bulletin…

20 July 2018: The latest news on grants, funding, scholarships, jobs and other opportunities to boost your ag-enterprise. Click here … https://us14.campaign-archive.com/?u=4c42e11980d41417cd1b3877f&id=9307bc3d13

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Garlic co-op’s home-grown QA guide

19 July 2018: Australia’s garlic industry has developed an Australian-first quality framework – a legacy of the successful Farming Together program. A co-op of 30 garlic growers from Braidwood, NSW developed the framework as part of the $60,000 funded project. The...

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Oysters meet the market with new finance plan

18 July 2018: NSW oyster farmers are anticipating greater investment into their industry with the release next week of a financial strategy, supported by the Farming Together program. The strategy has been endorsed by Ocean Watch and the NSW Farmers Oyster Committee,...

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Five-fold return on investment for macca group

9 July 2018: A group of northern NSW farmers has converted a $30,250 grant into a $1.5m investment in less than 12 months, and has projected a $50m investment over the next five years. The floodplain growers are planning to convert their northern NSW floodplain farms...

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Celebrate July 7 … International Day of Co-operatives!

6 July 2018: The national Farming Together program has worked with 180 co-operatives in less than a year … possibly the fastest uptake of the business model in Australian farming history. The two-year program helped establish ‘baby’ co-ops as well as strengthen...

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Launch for home-grown farm mutual

5 July 2018: Australia’s first farmer-grown mutual fund has appointed its inaugural advisory committee and announced its project partners, supported by Farming Together. An Australian Government-backed program, Farming Together helped establish Farmers Mutual Ltd...

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Farming Together data group adds up for beef farmers

4 July 2018: A beef benchmarking group supported by Farming Together has attracted 50% more participants for its second year of data collection. The HBC beef group project is collecting data from NSW beef farms, seeking a 10% production lift that facilitator Bill...

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Milk flows start for newest dairy co-op

29 June 2018:  Australia’s newest dairy cooperative, Mountain Milk Co-op, will start trading Sunday July 1, offering a new start for a group of committed dairy farmers in the Kiewa Valley of north-east Victoria. The event also heralds the recruitment of a fifth dairy...

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New guide speaks Mandarin QA for growers

21 June 2018: Australian Murcott mandarin growers have a new tool to help them win export sales, with backing from the national Farming Together program. Developed for the Queensland Citrus Exporters Group, the new training materials will ensure quality standards,...

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