Wild Dogs

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Nov 16, 2018 8:50:36 AM

 

 
Written by Anna Nunn 
 
It’s a moment as you are driving along that you feel like you need to rub your eyes or blink a few times quickly… crossing vast outback and in the distance, you spot a dog. It seems totally out of place.
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Topics: Australia, Australians, Country, Outback, cattle station, Drought, Australian, Stations, Environment

Fast Facts About 8 Common Australian Crops

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM
How much do you know about some common broadacre crops? Can you recognise them as you drive past on country roads? Do you know what they are all used for?
 
We decided to put together a list of 8 common Australian crops that can be seen in many regional areas and some of their characteristics .
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, South australia, Cropping, Crop, Hay, Australia, Feedlots, Crops

How are producers becoming more resourceful?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 15, 2018 2:09:03 PM
 
In one of our recent articles, why we need to do more with less, we explained that the global population's demand for food is estimated to grow by a third between 2009 and 2050, or by 2.3 billion people to a total of 9.1 billion people . (High-Level Expert Forum, 2009)
 
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Topics: Agriculture, Farming, Producers, Australian, sustainability

Are the Job Opportunities in Agriculture Limitless?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jun 1, 2018 8:11:15 AM
 
We often have students and young people interested in farming, livestock and agriculture visit us . They seem eager to learn about the opportunities that the industry presents.
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Topics: Agriculture, jobs, employment, Producers, Australian

The Problem with Drought

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 23, 2018 8:51:00 AM
Drought and prolonged periods of low rainfall can have a profound impact on vital ecosystems and the people rely on the land to make a living .
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Topics: Australia, Australian, Drought, Australians, Outback, Country, Regional, Environment, Welfare, Farming Families

When did Australians learn to love wine?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Feb 9, 2018 8:04:00 AM

There is no doubting that us Aussies love our plonk. The ABS published that in 2012-13, 487.7 million litres of Australian wine was sold domestically for $2,369.2 million! (ABS, 2013

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Topics: Australia, Australian, History, Wine, Wine Regions, South australia, Australians

Who were Australia's Drovers?

Posted by Princess Royal Station on Jan 25, 2018 9:16:00 AM

The Australian drover is a highly regarded aspect of Australia’s agricultural history and many authors of books, poems and articles have made the Australian Drover and their wives famous folk law.

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Topics: Australia, Australian, droving, drovers, stock routes, Livestock, History

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