Crikey readers discuss Labor's proposed milk floor price and wage stagnation.
Labor's proposal for a floor price for milk reflects an inability to see that agriculture is an industry like any other.
Some farmers may fear the needle attack could stop consumers buying strawberries, but the contamination crisis is unlikely to make a major on impact growers’ woes.
A report touting the benefits of building dams in Northern Australia says anything but, despite the efforts of Matt Canavan to spin it.
While NSW and Queensland are apparently gripped by drought, farmers are pouring billions into a taxpayer-funded drought resilience scheme.
Drought relief isn't needed by most farmers, who are prepared for drought. In fact, it discourages them from making the right decisions to achieve resilience.
The process for developing animal welfare standards for Australian industry is broken -- something the government was told a long time ago by the Productivity Commission.
The way we develop animal welfare standards in Australia is skewed by industry self-interest and a lack of evidence -- and the Productivity Commission wants to change it.