Tuesday, August 25, 2020
The small country of Israel has an advanced agriculture sector, including the innovative practice of milking cows up to five times a day and maintaining the herd under cover.
However during a second wave of COVID-19, this country has needed to be more adaptable than ever.
Saturday, August 01, 2020
Sweden has approached the COVID-19 pandemic differently from other countries - but it's got one of the highest per capita casualty rates in the world.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
Rural Media South Australia's first attempt at hosting an online Webinar meeting was successfully accomplished, attracting thirty three participants.
Moderated online by RMSA President, Leigh Radford OAM who was physically located in Adelaide SA, the webinar featured President of the National Farmers Federation, Fiona Simson located in Armidale NSW.
NFF President, Fiona Simson
RMSA President & online webinar moderator, Leigh Radford OAM
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
The farmers of Argentina could supply the world with hand sanitiser... but they're struggling to cope with one of the longest COVID-19 lockdowns in the world.
As part of the "Landline to the World" series of online interviews examining the effect of COVID-19 across the globe, Argentinian agricultural journalist Addy Rossi speaks with Australian based ABC Television Landline reporter Prue Adams about the situation in Argentina.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
With COVID-19 causing a major health crisis in the United Kingdom, labour and supply chains are being severely disrupted. The question on everyone's minds is, "how will farmers in the UK cope?"
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
With COVID-19 drastically impacting agricultural production and marketing around the world, Canada has not been exempt from the negative effects of the pandemic.
The production of maple syrup may appear to be an unusual agricultural enterprise to many, however in Canada it can be a core enterprise on some farms. Ontario dairy farmer Justin Williams relies on a second enterprise, maple syrup production to sustain his farm business.
However Mr Williams now finds that COVID-19 has made it hard to sell this iconic Canadian staple.
As part of an insightful series of snapshots examining how COVID-19 is affecting agriculture around the world, Landline reporter Prue Adams talks with Justin Williams about the situation in Canada.
Click here to view Prue Adams' ABC Landline interview with Justin Williams
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
COVID-19 has disrupted agriculture around the world. One of the major international rural powerhouses is the USA and this country is finding the pandemic-influenced broken agricultural product supply chain is not easy to fix.
Oregon based agricultural journalist, Steve Werblow says the USA is currently experiencing an unusual combination of consumers having to pay high prices for agricultural products, while at the same time farmers are placed in a situation of receiving low prices.
As part of a series of snapshots of agriculture around the globe, Steve Werblow explains the upsetting situation in the USA to ABC Landline's Prue Adams.
Click here to view Prue Adams' ABC Landline interview with Steve Werblow
Friday, May 08, 2020
How is COVID-19 affecting agricultural industries in Austria?
Austria's a small country, but it produces so much! So how has it handled the pandemic that has crippled much of Europe?
Observing the ultimate in social distancing protocol during the COVID-19 lockdown period, ABC Landline reporter Prue Adams speaks to Austrian agricultural consultant, Markus Habisch.
Click here to view Prue Adams' ABC Landline interview with Markus Habisch...
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Due to the current international health crisis, RMSA has not surprisingly had to cancel our planned function with the President of the National Farmers Federation on May 21st. We will endeavour to secure a new date for Fiona Simson to address us, once things have returned to normal.