Boolah brings co-farming to investment table

Landholders are being sought to join a co-farming investment managed by Boolah Farms and looking to expand south from its base in northern NSW…Read More

Liz Wells, June 23, 2022

Market-access issues hinder growth in pulse sector

Price volatility due to the lack of diversity in markets for Australian pulses is making the crop less attractive for growers, according to an address at Wednesday’s GIWA Pulse Forum. ..Read More

Emma Alsop, June 24, 2022

Feedgrain Focus: Southern cereals ease, north holds

The overlap of cropping seasons is reducing supply of grain and supporting northern prices in the near term, while southern values have softened to reflect offshore moves…Read More

Liz Wells, June 23, 2022

SunRice FY22 revenue a record high at $1.3 billion

SunRice has posted a record high revenue in the year to April 30, and its production and market outlook is buoyant despite some challenges in the near term…Read More

Grain Central, June 23, 2022

Agtech can help with labour shortage, conference hears + PICS

For the past five years, agtech companies have been popping up across the country, pitching new and improved ways to solve problems on farm…Read More

Eric Barker, June 23, 2022

NVT data instils confidence in Lake Cargelligo growers

GRDC’s NVT site at Lake Cargelligo is helping growers to make better informed decisions about what and when to plant, and bringing plant breeders and others into the district…Read More

Grain Central, June 24, 2022

Daily Market Wire 24 June 2022

Global inflation pushes countries to consider all possible food price relief measures, some despite Russian sanctions. Australian wheat markets continue free-fall…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, June 24, 2022

Drawn-out sorghum harvest nears end

HARVEST of eastern Australia’s sorghum crop is near completion following a run of fine weather which has allowed ground and grain to dry to workable levels in most areas. While..Read More

Liz Wells, June 22, 2022

Putin in phantasmagorical state
Grain Brokers Australia, June 21, 2022
Canola lines up for Qantas, Airbus biofuel
Grain Central, June 20, 2022
Daily Market Wire 23 June 2022
Lachstock Consulting, June 23, 2022

New tool drives improved on-farm biosecurity
Grain Central, June 22, 2022
Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 22 June 2022
Bureau of Meteorology, June 22, 2022
WA farm incomes surge in FY22: ABARES
Grain Central, June 21, 2022

Industry Dashboard

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Wheat

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Barley

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Canola

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805
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Sorghum

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What readers are saying

AM recipient reflects on career in grains industry

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News

SunRice FY22 revenue a record high at $1.3 billion

SunRice has posted a record high revenue in the year to April 30, and its production and market outlook is buoyant despite some challenges in the near term…Read More

Grain Central, June 23, 2022

Canola lines up for Qantas, Airbus biofuel

Qantas and Airbus have signed the Australian Sustainable Aviation Partnership to bring biofuels to the fore…Read More

Grain Central, June 20, 2022

New tool drives improved on-farm biosecurity

GPA is encouraging growers and managers to use the Vehicle Biosecurity Risk Assessment Tool to help keep pests and diseases off farms…Read More

Grain Central, June 22, 2022

WA farm incomes surge in FY22: ABARES

WESTERN Australia has led the country with a 125-per-cent increase in projected cropping farm financial performance for the year to June 30, according to ABARES Financial performance of cropping farms..Read More

Grain Central, June 21, 2022

Weather

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 22 June 2022

Nelson Head near Newcastle recorded the highest weekly rain total of 88.5mm, while most cropping regions in WA received more than 10mm…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, June 22, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 15 June 2022

An unstable south-westerly air stream over the past week resulted in persistent rainfall over much of Tasmania and southern Victoria extending into the NSW Southern Tablelands…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, June 15, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 8 June 2022

A succession of cold fronts during the week resulted in widespread rainfall across south-eastern Australia, with weekly totals of 25–50mm in many areas…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, June 8, 2022

Weekly rainfall update + rain outlook 1 June 2022

Scattered showers fell last week in eastern Australia, while flood levels generally eased and north-western Australia received unseasonal showers and storms…Read More

Bureau of Meteorology, June 1, 2022

Cropping

Drawn-out sorghum harvest nears end

HARVEST of eastern Australia’s sorghum crop is near completion following a run of fine weather which has allowed ground and grain to dry to workable levels in most areas. While..Read More

Liz Wells, June 22, 2022

Pulse Update: Markets flat as planting hits home straight

Trade remains subdued in export pulse markets as winter-crop planting, bar more than half of the much-reduced chickpea area, winds up…Read More

Liz Wells, June 20, 2022

Northern wheat planting gathers pace after rain

A run of fine weather is expected to allow northern NSW growers to resume their wheat-planting programs which stopped when heavy rain halted progress last month…Read More

Liz Wells, June 17, 2022

Sustainability flavours appeal of perennial wheat

Perennial wheat is attracting attention as a dual-purpose crop with sustainability credentials, and a source of grain with appeal in artisan baking…Read More

Emma Alsop, June 15, 2022

Markets

Market-access issues hinder growth in pulse sector

Price volatility due to the lack of diversity in markets for Australian pulses is making the crop less attractive for growers, according to an address at Wednesday’s GIWA Pulse Forum. ..Read More

Emma Alsop, June 24, 2022

Feedgrain Focus: Southern cereals ease, north holds

The overlap of cropping seasons is reducing supply of grain and supporting northern prices in the near term, while southern values have softened to reflect offshore moves…Read More

Liz Wells, June 23, 2022

Daily Market Wire 24 June 2022

Global inflation pushes countries to consider all possible food price relief measures, some despite Russian sanctions. Australian wheat markets continue free-fall…Read More

Lachstock Consulting, June 24, 2022

Putin in phantasmagorical state

Concerns about global food security are growing as Russia’s blockade of Ukraine’s grain exports via the Black Sea remains in place…Read More

Grain Brokers Australia, June 21, 2022

Machinery

Popular bush vehicles caught up in Toyota class action

A class action, which has sued car manufacturer Toyota for defects on one of the most popular bush vehicles in the country, is calling for more owners to come forward and claim compensation…Read More

Grain Central, June 20, 2022

Mechanic, spare parts shortage disrupts ag

A global shortage of spare parts is impacting the agricultural sector, with lengthy delays forcing Australian operators to make costly and inconvenient contingency plans…Read More

Eric Barker, June 20, 2022

Northern dealers win top Case IH awards

Kenway & Clark and St George Machinery Centre win top honours in Case IH dealer awards…Read More

Grain Central, June 16, 2022

FTR, green on green boost interest in optical spraying

The spread of feathertop Rhodes grass, technological advances including the advent of green-on-green systems, and high herbicide prices are all boosting interest in optical spraying…Read More

Liz Wells, May 30, 2022

Property

Boolah brings co-farming to investment table

Landholders are being sought to join a co-farming investment managed by Boolah Farms and looking to expand south from its base in northern NSW…Read More

Liz Wells, June 23, 2022

Local expansion drives NSW/Qld border sales

Local buyers are behind the spree of property sales in the New South Wales, Queensland fertile cropping regions, with several recent transactions a testament to the enduring confidence of farming families to expand…Read More

Emma Alsop, June 17, 2022

Jamea back on market after two-year ownership

Jamea Aggregation, a large-scale mixed-farming operation in central NSW, is back on the market…Read More

Emma Alsop, June 10, 2022

Faulkner Farming starts operations on Shenhua’s former Liverpool Plains coal mine site

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation and global agricultural impact fund Kempen SDG Farmland Fund have bought 6000ha of Liverpool Plains mixed farming country, once a proposed coal mine site, now operated by Faulkner Farming…Read More

Grain Central, June 8, 2022

Beef Central

The Business of Beef: Can wealth creation be tax deductible?

As a result of higher profits, a tax payable bill can often be around the corner, sometimes bringing with it the temptation to reduce the looming tax bill – perhaps..Read More

Recruitment: ICMJ provides ideal window into meat and livestock industry careers

The prospect of landing a great job somewhere along the red meat supply chain is just one reason for university under-graduates and recent graduates to attend the Inter-Collegiate Meat Judging..Read More

Call for industry support for wild dog plan

'We have best practice extension material, but we need people in the field able to talk and work with growers to deliver on ground programs'..Read More

Australia still a long way from ‘a full paddock’ (+ Paddock to Palate pics)

Australia’s cattle herd is still a long way from being anywhere near “a full paddock”, but a high turn off year could have been diabolical for the industry, given the..Read More

Sheep Central

MLA urged to fund wild dog co-ordinator project

MEAT and Livestock Australia has been urged to continue its support for the National Wild Dog Action Plan’s management co-ordinator role...Read More

Gippsland sheep farmer gets 10-year animal ban

A GIPPSLAND sheep producer has been fined $50,000 and banned for 10 years from owning or being a person in charge of any farm animal...Read More

Mass Australian lamb imports not forecast for UK

AUSTRALIAN lamb is not expected to immediately flow into the United Kingdom in large volumes under the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement, according to analysis by the UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture..Read More

Wool price benchmark at two year peak

AUSTRALIA’S wool auction market continued to strengthen this week, reaching its highest point in more than two years after rising for the third consecutive series of weekly auctions...Read More

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