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Aquaculture is one of Australia’s fastest growing primary industries.
Whether you are a small landholder developing a small patch of paradise or starting a new enterprise, there are several government approvals required.
Good marketing happens when a business knows its brand, unique selling proposition and target market.
Business planning doesn’t have to be an arduous, drawn out task — it can be a simple, straightforward process that has the potential to turn your enterprise into a more profitable success.
There are many different grazing methods used to improve productivity, maintain desirable pasture species and reduce land degradation.
Promoting your small business is essential.
The Australian dairy goat industry is relatively small, but there is an increasing consumer demand for healthy and exotic dairy products.
Leasing land can be a great way to get into agriculture or expand your existing business without the high capital cost of purchasing land.
The social media revolution started in 2004 with the introduction of social platforms to share thoughts, ideas and images.
Your small scale farming operation may classify you as a primary producer for tax purposes and this can have a significant impact on your tax reporting requirements.
Do you want your small property to be a profit-making rural business or provide a dream lifestyle?
Horse ownership is a popular pursuit for many small landholders.
Strong winds can wreak havoc on crops, pastures, vineyards and orchards causing breakages, fruit fall and sandblasting.
When revegetating your property it is important to plan, prepare and monitor your site to ensure you get the most out of it.
Farmers’ markets are rapidly growing in popularity as an ideal way for small producers to sell their locally produced and value-added products.
Acidic soils cause significant losses in production, restricting crop and pasture choice. Acidic soil, particularly in the subsurface, will restrict root access to water and nutrients.
The quality of any new pasture will be a reflection of the time and preparation you devote to establishment.
Many Western Australians are drawn to the alpaca's versatility and the low impact they have on the natural environment.
Cattle can be personally and financially rewarding but before getting into beef, small landholders need to consider whether themselves, their family and their farm are ready for a full-time bovine
It is important for all small landholders to do a water budget when making a decision on the number of animals to run on your property.