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A growing market for Australian wine in India; Prolonged wet weather creates a live Christmas tree shortage; plus bootscooting breathing life back into the dance halls of Western Australia.

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Season 2022
30:00
Veterinarians under pressure in an industry struggling to retain practitioners in rural and regional areas; and a robot that could revolutionise the packing shed.
Season 2024
58:00
Australia's booming wool exports to India; The challenges of growing jojoba; Grey nomads finding work in agriculture; The rift between grain growers and small agricultural producers over aerial spraying.
Season 2022
29:00
How farmers in parts of New South Wales and Victoria are coping with relentless rain; The biggest glasshouse producer in Australia; plus the tiny school with its own grain business.
29:00
The big gamble of building a private abattoir; Carbon credits from planting koala habitat; and barbecuing beef for off-farm income.
Season 2024
29:00
Apple growers working to invigorate the industry; Exporting lamb to the most vegetarian country in the world; and a home-grown spice industry in northern Australia.
Season 2022
29:00
The dairy company started by farmers when prices were at rock bottom is now a major regional employer in South Australia; and how prawn farmers devastated by white spot disease became award winning fish producers.
30:00
Modern pioneers raising buffalo for meat and milk; High tech indoor vertical farming powered by the wind; Carving up farmland to end a traffic snarl; plus researching the endangered Southern Right Whale.
30:00
Controversial plans to stop over-fishing in WA fishery; and concerns over the inland rail track being built on a floodplain.
Season 2024
29:00
Pastoralists in northern Australia see a good season go up in smoke; Art improving mental health and wellbeing in the bush; and the competition for beef-centric innovations.
Season 2022
30:00
FMD concerns over people entering pastoral properties in WA; and a progress report on the Inland Rail project.
29:00
International challenges to finger lime farming; and a contrast of ancient and modern farming practices in the Faroe Islands near Iceland.
Season 2024
29:00
What phasing out live sheep exports will mean for WA's producers; and winemakers looking to India for new opportunities.
Season 2022
29:00
Meet the 2022 Farmer of the Year; the lucrative business of sexing livestock semen; and the high school growing a new crop of farmers.
30:00
The forgotten disease that could devastate the cattle industry; and how decades of tree planting transformed a sheep property.
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A commercial trial using seaweed to reduce cattle methane; and becoming an electric-vehicle minerals superpower.
30:00
Keeping the last commercial farm on a city's outskirts safe from urban sprawl; and how the discovery of gold helped build the nation in our series 'Things That Made Australia'.
29:00
New ways to reduce food waste; the farm growing Christmas magic all year round; and donkeys taking on the role of livestock guardians.
Season 2024
29:00
The decline of dairy farming as producers leave the industry; plus India's growing appetite for Australian almonds.
Season 2022
30:00
High rise buildings made from timber; a livestock gene bank to preserve rare breeds; plus the distinctive designs of fruit and vegetable cartons.
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