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Tech & Science Australia needs 'constant improvement in farming technology'

15:45  24 november  2019
15:45  24 november  2019 Source:   skynews.com.au

Pappinbarra dairy farming couple pour 4,000L milk down the drain after NSW bushfires knock out electricity

  Pappinbarra dairy farming couple pour 4,000L milk down the drain after NSW bushfires knock out electricity A dairy farming couple on the NSW mid-north coast have been forced to drain nearly 4,000 litres of milk — over eleven milkings — after bushfires left their property without electricity for days.For Mary and Peter Reynolds, watching thousands of litres of milk being poured down the drain was heartbreaking as it has cost them thousands of dollars.

Part ii: Improvements in Farming Technology and the Burgeoning of "Mega Farms ". For the vast majority of North Carolinians involved in agriculture, the The twentieth century brought further efforts to assist farm families. Agricultural extension agents in every county taught farmers the principles of

Intensive farming is the latest technique used to yield high productivity by keeping large number of livestock indoors and using excessive amount of chemical fertilizers on a tiny acreage. However, the debate is still ongoing, but we hope to see some new inventions or improvements in the near future.

The Institute of Public Affairs’ Gideon Rozner says "I actually support the overturn of the ban" on genetically modified crops.

It comes after reports said scientists have been urging Australian politicians to end the ban on genetically modified crops.

"I'm not thrilled that climate change is yet again being wheeled out to justify a public policy change but at least in this case it's a good one," Mr Rozner told Sky News.

"Humanity needs constant improvement in farming technology," he said.

"I think that it's a silly ban to begin with".

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The 1976 talkback call that triggered ABC Rural to hit the 'dump button' for the first time .
In 1976, an audience question on how to keep marijuana plants hidden from "coppers" was too much for the national broadcaster to let through.Sometimes referred to as the 'seven-second delay', the technology was taken up quickly by commercial radio stations across Australia after the .

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