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But Farmers Are Not Meant To Grow Crops During Drought

According to M. Chalmers from Bundaberg, “It has taken a long time, many years in fact, but the Government has finally admitted that Australia is suffering from a severe drought.” So begins this letter to the editor in Queensland’s rural weekly The Queensland Country Life. The letter goes on to explain that “lack of rain […]

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Growing Biodiesel In Northern Australia: Roger Kalla

Outspoken liberal senator Bill Heffernan has suggested that Australia’s farmers move North to the tropical parts of Australia where there is more water. In two recent blog posts at the GMO Pundit Website Roger Kalla asks: What would farmers grow in northern Australia? In the first post he considers soybeans for biodiesel and animal feed: […]

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