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    Farmers fare well with better animal welfare

    Farm Policy Journal Autumn 2014

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Autumn Farm Policy Journal 2014

Farmers fare well with better animal welfare. A balanced perspective on an issue needing more facts and less emotion.

Conference: Funding Agriculture's Future

Hotel Realm, Canberra, 3 & 4 June 2014, don't miss this opportunity to meet with the leaders of investment in Australian agriculture.

Research report: Opportunities to improve the effectiveness of Australian farmers advocacy groups

A comparison of different advocacy groups in the world and in Australia, with a focus on farmers' advocacy groups and the best way they can address current issues.

February Newsletter: Australia has an open door for foreign investment, but voters hold the keys

Barnaby Joyce and Joel Fitzgibbon provide opinions on the Agriculture White Paper – timely or time waster? Findings on the effectiveness of advocacy groups;  FarmGAS calculator upgrades; and upcoming events

Summer Farm Policy Journal: The facts are not the story - Do Community Perceptions of Australian agriculture really matter?

Read six essays submitted to the 2013 John Ralph Essay Competition, and discover the winners