Topic archives: food bowl

A northern food bowl? Katter’s heard that one before

July 18, 2012 69

A new National Food Plan -- backing the case to farm more of Australia's north -- is something Barnaby Joyce and Bob Katter have long called for. Emil Jeyaratnam speaks to them in Canberra.

Rust disease threatens to infect world’s wheat supply

April 1, 2009

Scientists from 40 countries on six continents are fighting a virulent form of an old wheat disease that some fear could threaten 90 percent of the world's wheat crop.

State of the Planet

August 23, 2007

Pricey oil, more carbon ... Oil lures big powers to the Arctic ... Court rebukes Bush on global warming ... Oz food bowl threatened.