May/June 2017 Issue

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FEATURE ARTICLES

ELDERBERRY

Fancy a dose of elderberry wine?
The elderberry is steeped in mystery.

JERSEY MILK

Gippsland Jerseys produce farmer owned milk
A clear choice for consumers.

PINEAPPLE

A taste of summer
The only edible bromeliad.

LEARNING THE SCIENCE

Land Management, climate forecasting, and our food
A day at the Felton Valley Food Festival.

LEICESTER SHEEP

English Leicester Sheep: A breed for small farmers
Free-range lamb from Leicesters is a gourmet product.

GROWING VEGIES

Growing the best vegetables in the world
Robbie from Somerset Heritage Produce tells us how.

PERMACULTURE

Margaret River Permaculture Farm
Permaculture is a concept few really understand.

HORSES

Managing Horses and the Environment on Rural Properties
Horses are highly social animals that need to live together.

SPECIAL FEATURE: MACHINERY

Some of the latest machinery available for you to consider.

SPECIAL FEATURE: ALPACAS

Practical advice from the Australian Alpaca Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TACFARMER JULY/AUGUST 2015:
RIVER COTTAGE AUSTRALIA – BACK TO PARADISE

People find their way to a life connected to the land and to food through countless avenues. Some are born into it, others have a health scare that prompts a change in diet and lifestyle, while others dream of a simpler, more wholesome life as a way to escape the rat race. How I came to fall in love with tending the earth to produce the very best food can be traced back to a single moment, it was without a doubt, love at first taste.

Article by Paul West.

River Cottage Australia - July-August 2015

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TACFARMER MARCH/APRIL 2016:
OLIVE GROWING IN AUSTRALIA

Australia produces around 93,500 mt of olives.

Article by Dr Joan Tous.

Olives March-April 2016

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Archived Special articles


Perry cider Dec 2015 Perry the Pear Cider. Article by James Kightly (November/December 2015)
farm-vehicles-may15 Special Farm Vehicles Feature (May/June 2015)
ANTIBACTERIAL POTENCY SET TO LIFT HONEY BEE INDUSTRY: A $billion market by 2015. Source: RIRDC “Diversity” Magazine (May/June 2015)
Smart Farming May 2015 GETTING SMART ABOUT FARMING: Get smarter about farming the digital way. Article by Frank Smith (May/June 2015)