Crikey readers talk climate change (and how to sell it) and Abbott's commitment to free-trade agreements.
Many in politics are against foreign investment in rural Australia, but farmer and rural communications specialist Robbie Sefton says sometimes it is the only way for small farms to survive.
Australia's farmers could find help in an unexpected quarter, writes National Seniors Australia founding director Everald Compton. There's a grey army ready and waiting to serve.
Murray Goulburn's deal to supply Coles with milk will be good for Australian farmers, writes Gippsland dairy farmer Marian Macdonald. But only in some regions ...
As controversy bubbles over the latest big local farmland buy-up and what it means for food production, it's worth looking to see where these foreign raiders are coming from, who's backing them and how other countries are tightening regulations to stop them.
Serendipity: An OECD report finds biofuels generally cause more trouble than they’re worth just as crude closes on NYMEX at a record high of US$78.23 a barrel – and that's despite OPEC agreeing to increase production by half a million barrels a day, writes Michael Pascoe.