Microplastic pollution typically from synthetic clothes is contaminating sewage sludge used as fertiliser on farms across the nation.
A rare speartooth shark population has been discovered in the Northern Territory's Roper River but a water allocation plan has sparked fears for its future.
Australia has sent a record amount of agricultural exports to China as trade barriers fall following a thawing of relations between the two countries.
A live export ship turned back from the Middle East has returned to port to offload thousands of sheep and cattle on board for five-and-a-half weeks.
A live-export ship turned back from the Middle East has returned to port to offload thousands of sheep and cattle on board for five-and-a-half weeks.
The Albanese government announced $91.8 million in funding for disaster resilience support in the region but it won't help those affected by recent cyclones.
Farmers are making good money from renewable energy projects located on their properties, with some saying the new income stream has saved the family farm.
The federal government has rejected an application to send a stranded live export ship with thousands of sheep and cattle on board back to the Middle East.
Animal activists are concerned an exporter may re-apply to ship thousands of stranded sheep and cattle to the Middle East after an earlier attempt failed.
Anti-renewables activists want to protect agricultural land but the energy industry says solar and wind is future-proofing farmers and giving regions new jobs.
While some animals are back on dry land, thousands of cattle remain in limbo on an export ship forced to return to WA because of conflict in the Middle East.
Queensland Premier Steven Miles is set to meet supermarket bosses over the rising cost of groceries.
Major supermarkets are set to face a Queensland parliamentary inquiry following a meeting with state premier Steven Miles.
A northern NSW community has been warned to watch out for a potentially deadly pest after a gardener disturbed a nest and suffered blistering pain.
Biosecurity officials have destroyed a fire ant nest south of Ballina as an order limiting the movement of goods is imposed to prevent them from spreading.
Recent flooding in parts of Australia has left some farmers swamped but those using regenerative farming practices say their recovery has been accelerated.
Tweaked environmental laws remain too loose to safeguard water supplies and tackle threats to food growers and country from onshore gas wells, research shows.
Home grown technology designed for cattle is now being used in the fight to protect some of the world's most vulnerable species including the koala and giraffe.
A veteran farmer has implored consumers to back the banana industry at retail shelves with mass rainfall in far north Queensland hindering supply and quality.
A former federal minister will lead a review into the supermarket sector as claims intensify of price gouging by big chains during a cost-of-living crisis.
A parliamentary committee wants the government to put school meals on the menu across Australia in a bid to improve the health of the nation's school children.
A specially trained squad of sniffer dogs has been recruited to protect the Northern Territory's unique environment from invasive, aggressive browsing ants.
Crop contamination from herbicides can cost growers millions of dollars in damage - but a warning system is helping to avoid it.
Fancy crackers, chocolates and lollies shared during the holidays are increasingly being made from local ingredients in high-tech manufacturing hubs onshore.
Melburnians have been urged to look out for the deadly Asian black-spined toad after a resident found one while taking an afternoon walk on Boxing Day.
Australians can expect a shortage of tropical produce and possible price rises as Queensland farmers reel from crop damage inflicted by Cyclone Jasper
The federal government could suspend the export licence of a major Tasmanian meat processor amid allegations of animal cruelty.
Christmas ham has become a political issue with a minister urging supermarkets to freeze its prices as the major chains face an inquiry into price gouging.
Changes to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan have passed the Senate with a raft of amendments after a deal between the government, Greens and crossbenchers.
As the winter crop harvest winds up earlier than usual, the nation's biggest wheat producer WA is reporting lower than expected volumes with some yields halved.
Schools across Australia are searching for agriculture teachers to guide the next generation of skilled workers, who will help build a $100 billion industry.