All eyes on Australia’s agricultural sustainability
Farm Weekly, Other, 14/02/2023, Ben Barlow
Last month, Agriculture Minister Murray Watt stated that Australian farmers need to boost our environmental credentials if we want to maintain access to markets. The Minister’s spotlight was on the $72 billion European Union export market – where regulators are steaming ahead with new sustainability requirements on everything from vegetation management to chemical use. […] For Australia’s part, New Edge Microbials (NEM) is working with CSIRO to solve the challenges that matter to farmers – such as, how we can produce higher yielding crops in a drying climate or speed up the nitrogen cycle or increase soil carbon.