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New guidelines to authenticate whole grain flour

The Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) is at the centre of efforts to standardise whole grain guidelines for flour mills and offer a method for authenticating whole grain flour…Read More

Grain Central, November 20, 2019

New investment to push crop yield boundaries

Five centres of excellence and a network of focus farms will be established in high yield potential grain-growing environments across Australia as part of a major new investment in the GRDC’s new five-year Hyper Yielding Crops initiative…Read More

Grain Central, November 18, 2019

Recruitment: Job-matching platform links skilled workers in the bush with business needs

Farming entrepreneur Jo Palmer recognised there was a talent pool in rural Australia that employers were missing out on, so she set up a website to help employers tap into this talent pool…Read More

Grain Central, November 18, 2019

WA winter crop estimate slips to 11.42Mt

Winter crop harvest tonnages in Western Australia have dropped below earlier forecasts with total production now predicted to be around 11.42 million tonnes (Mt),..Read More

Neil Lyon, November 15, 2019

China extends anti-dumping investigation into Australian barley

China has announced it is extending its anti-dumping investigation into Australian barley exports by six months, meaning a decision is now due in May 2020 instead of this month…Read More

Grain Central, November 15, 2019

ANZ Terminals/GrainCorp deal given all clear

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has decided it will not oppose ANZ Terminals Pty Ltd’s proposed acquisition of GrainCorp Bulk Liquid Terminals (GLT)…Read More

Grain Central, November 15, 2019

New joint venture to improve annual legume breeding

A 10-year joint venture between The University of Western Australia and PGG Wrightson Seeds has been launched to provide producers with new varieties of annual forage legumes…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 2019

New northern seed facility for Barenbrug

Barenbrug (formerly Heritage Seeds) opens of a new $15-million facility in Toowoomba to provide northern growers with their seed requirements…Read More

Grain Central, October 22, 2019

Made-in-Horsham pulse isolates in demand as start-up nears: APC2019

Australia’s biggest faba bean processor is months away from starting up at Horsham, which this week hosted the Australian Pulse Conference, and its isolates are already in hot demand across the globe…Read More

Liz Wells, October 18, 2019

Heritage Seeds to change name to Barenbrug

One of Australia’s largest seed companies is changing names, with Heritage Seeds to be known as Barenbrug from October 28, 2019…Read More

Grain Central, October 16, 2019

Webster to delist if Canada’s PSP buy-out proceeds

Canada’s PSP Investments has entered into an agreement with NSW irrigator and cotton and nut producer, Webster Limited, to extend its ownership of ordinary shares from 19.1 per cent at present to 100pc…Read More

Grain Central, October 15, 2019

Plant burger launches Australia’s v2food with export in sights

v2food’s plant-based meat has launched in Australia this week as the centrepiece of Hungry Jack’s new Rebel Whopper burgers, and if its rapid take-off is anything to go by, it could soon be landing in Australia’s Asian beef markets…Read More

Liz Wells, October 10, 2019

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