Heavy rains, flooding inundate emerging cotton crops

Widespread rains and flooding throughout the cotton-growing regions of eastern Australia over the past few weeks have impacted this season’s emerging crops…Read More

Neil Lyon, December 8, 2021

‘Fake meat’ manufacturers face meat definitions Senate Inquiry

A senate inquiry into the definitions of meat has been told the plant based protein sector has the potential to quadruple the size of Australia’s annual soybean crop, while one local manufacturer is “re-importing” Australian wheat because of a lack of value-adding capacity locally. ..Read More

James Nason, December 7, 2021

Ag production value, volume soar to historic heights: ABARES

The gross value of crop production is forecast to reach a record $43 billion in 2021–22, driven by record winter crop production and high world grain and oilseed prices, according to ABARES..Read More

Grain Central, December 7, 2021

Calls for durum separation in feedgrain market

Flooding in some of the country’s main durum wheat growing regions has many concerned significant downgrades are on the horizon, as waters begin to subside. Growers are hoping for the crop to be differentiated from regular feedgrain…Read More

Eric Barker, December 6, 2021

Queensland Cotton hits the century

One of the most significant organisations in the development of the cotton industry in Australia, Queensland Cotton, is celebrating its 100th birthday…Read More

Grain Central, December 6, 2021

Recruitment: Five tips to secure quality staff in a shrinking resource pool

Hiring the best people for any business is never easy, but some agribusinesses seem to attract quality over and over, and your business can too, with some proven tools and a solid game-plan…Read More

Grain Central, December 6, 2021

Grain Central’s November 2021 grain and cropping news quiz

Keep up to date with Australian cropping industry developments with Grain Central’s monthly quiz…Read More

Grain Central, December 3, 2021

110,000 megalitres of North Queensland water put to tender

A competitive tender process has started for 110,000 megalitres of water in the largely untapped Flinders River catchment of north-west Queensland…Read More

Eric Barker, December 2, 2021

Irrigators turned to water allocation markets to cope with 2019-20 drought

Irrigators in the Murray–Darling Basin faced a challenging year in 2019-20 due to water scarcity and low allocations following persistent drought up until late 2019, according to an ACCC report…Read More

Grain Central, December 3, 2021

Food price turmoil to continue in 2022: Rabobank

Food prices will remain high in 2022 as adverse weather, inflation along supply chains and logistical strains stay likely to continue, according to Rabobank’s annual Agri Commodity Markets Outlook report…Read More

Grain Central, December 3, 2021

Record year for Australian winter crop production: ABARES

Australian winter crop production is forecast to reach a new national record, according to the December Australian Crop Report released today by ABARES…Read More

Grain Central, November 30, 2021

ABARES lifts forecasts for wheat, barley, canola

ABARES has lifted its estimate for the wheat crop now being harvested by 5.5pc to 34.4Mt, while its barley number is up 6.5pc to 13.3Mt, and canola has risen 13.8pc to 5.7Mt…Read More

Grain Central, November 30, 2021

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