Countrywide for August 1, 201507/30/15
Countrywide takes you to Canada and Japan where protection for dairy and rice farmers has long been the stumbling block for free trade negotiations. We also test the ripeness of fruit with a device not called your thumb.
Countrywide 25th July 2015
Countrywide is the program about food production and the policies that affect it.
Countrywide - 4th July 2015
Foreign investment, trade, free range eggs and fancy wine: Countrywide's got a bit of everything this week.
Countrywide - 27th June 2015
Regional Australia welcomes Commonwealth Government's mobile black spot blitz, but there's frustration and anger for those who missed out.
Countrywide June 20, 2015
Developing northern Australia to grow more food, the Government's bold Billion dollar plan. Chips may indeed by French fries and not Aussie chips. We also hear who in agriculture will be the big winners in the free trade deal with China.
Countrywide June 13, 2015
Proposed new country of origin labels, consumer group says shoppers buying free range eggs are being ripped off and a look at what foods we could be eating in the future.
Countrywide June 6, 2015
Farmers call for a new national drought policy; woolgrowers enjoy better returns for their bales of fleece and the rural perspective on the gay marriage debate.
Countrywide May 30, 2015
Concerns tax changes will deter backpackers from taking farm jobs, farmers work on developing a better model for drought assistance, and a focus on trade with the United States, with Aussie winemakers and mango growers eyeing export opportunities in...
Countrywide May 23, 2015
Countrywide looks at alleged cases of animal abuse from cattle being hit with a sledgehammer in Vietnam, to sheep exposed to swear words. A drought declaration for 80 per cent of Queensland and concerns organic food could become more expensive.
Countrywide - 16th May 2015
This week, Countrywide takes a detailed look at Budget 2015 to give you all the lowdown for rural Australia and agriculture.
Countrywide - 9th May 2015
Countrywide looks at the fallout from revelations of worker exploitation in Australia's fresh food industry.
Countrywide - 2nd May 2015
From high unemployment, to patchy access to childcare and health services, Countrywide looks at some of the challenges of living in regional Australia this week.
Countrywide - 25th April 2015
On the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, Countrywide looks at what happened to the soldiers who returned to take up settler farm blocks after the war.
Countrywide - 18th April 2015
Countrywide looks at how some farmers earn carbon credits, and the first auction to sell them to the government.
Countrywide April 11, 2015
The historic Kidman Pastoral empire is for sale including cattle stations the size of small European countries, A second case of the Banana disease Panama has turned up, The world's largest trade deal could collapse metres before the finish line as...
Countrywide April 4, 2015
Farmers to have greater power under recommendations in the Harper Competition Policy Review, Adelaide Hills vineyards test positive to wine taint after bushfires, Climate modelling needs input from farmers, A farmer with cancer calls for an inquiry...
Countrywide March 28, 2015
Farmers disappointed by Coalition push back at their message on impact of Climate Change, Beef producers have improved sustainability over 30 years, Target 100 helps beef or lamb producers to manage their environment, GM farmer ordered to show funding...
Countrywide, March 21, 2015
Countrywide looks at damage to farms in Vanuatu from tropical cyclone Pam, dire warnings for Australian food production under climate change, and the onion industry seizes on the marketing opportunity of the Prime Minister biting into a raw, unpeeled...
Countrywide, March 14, 2015
Countrywide looks at changes expected to country of origin labelling for food, the latest on a banana disease in Queensland, foreign investment in agriculture and a training program for female truckies.
Countrywide, March 7, 2015
Countrywide looks at new testing measures for imported tinned fruit, a suspected banana disease outbreak in northern Queensland, a buoyant outlook for farm profitability, the latest drought statement and research on what really influences shoppers'...
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