I saw many buffalo, cattle and also deer, slaughtered in Indonesia during the 1970s. There was usually praying, the beast’s head was secured, and then a sharp knife used to saw through the neck. I write ‘saw’ because the neck is thick and as I … [Read more...] about Australian Cattle Not Singled Out for Brutal Death
Food & Farming
MANY environmentalists don’t believe we should be growing rice in Australia. I disagree. Rice suits a land of drought or flooding rains. Unlike almonds, grapes and other perennial crops, rice doesn’t need water every year. It’s an annual crop … [Read more...] about Rice Suits the Murray Darling Basin
According to journalist Peter Sheehan writing in today’s Sydney Morning Herald: “The rivers have been running brown. A lot of the lifeblood of this country has been gushing away in liquid mountains we don't even see. A few sages warned that the … [Read more...] about Floods Steal Precious Topsoil?
PETER Spencer has talked a lot in recent weeks about climate change and carbon sinks, but the root of his problem with government lies in the native vegetation laws that have prevented him from clearing - and farming - much of his land... Read … [Read more...] about Peter Spencer: The Starved Farmer
I am dismayed that so many people have been so easily fooled on the meat eating and climate change issue following the UN report. The culprit is not meat eating but rather the excesses of corporate/industrial agriculture. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Cows Greener than Soy?
AN historic piece of legislation, The Carbon Pollution Reduction Bill, currently rests on the Senate table which, if passed, will have a huge impact on Australia’s economic and social future. The legislation will next be considered on August 13th. … [Read more...] about What will an ETS do for Australia’s Environment?