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Skretting to buy Ridley’s Tasmanian aquafeed plant

Ridley has agreed to sell the aquafeed plant it opened in Tasmania in 2019 to Skretting Australia so Ridley can concentrate its aquafeed production at its expanding Narangba plant near Brisbane…Read More

Grain Central, June 21, 2021

Wind erosion hits northern WA cropping region

Widespread dust storms across WA’s northern agricultural region has provided a graphic reminder of the need to protect paddocks and people’s lives from the impact of wind erosion…Read More

Grain Central, June 21, 2021

Illegal roadside grain dumping poses biosecurity risk

The dumping of piles of grain on the ground at roadside rest stops by truck drivers either cleaning out trailers or reducing weight is not only illegal, but is also a serious biosecurity risk…Read More

Jim Moran, Grains Farm Biosecurity Officer, June 21, 2021

Ag sector underpins Australia’s economic recovery from Covid

Australia’s agricultural sector has been a shining light of solid performance throughout the Covid pandemic, setting records for production and exports and helping underpin the nation’s economic recovery…Read More

Neil Lyon, June 18, 2021

Australian rice a big winner in UK trade agreement

The Australian Government has secured a landmark market access outcome for Australian rice growers in the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United Kingdom announced yesterday evening…Read More

Grain Central, June 16, 2021

Wide Open Ag looks at repatriating OatUP manufacture to WA

WA company Wide Open Agriculture is looking at introducing domestic processing of oats grown in WA to help satisfy growing Australian and international demand for its OatUP oat milk…Read More

Grain Central, June 16, 2021

Leigh Creek urea project passes capital raising milestone

The Leigh Creek Energy urea project in South Australia has successfully completed an $18 million capital raising…Read More

Grain Central, June 16, 2021

Mort & Co buys Guyra Milling

Guyra Milling will transfer from the Vivers family’s ownership to Mort & Co as Australia’s largest independent feedlotter continues to expand its investment in the stockfeed sector…Read More

Grain Central, June 15, 2021

Another ‘big year’ fuels confidence in Australia’s farm sector: Rabobank

The prospect of another big production year is underpinning continued strong confidence within Australia’s cropping and agricultural sectors, according to the latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey…Read More

Grain Central, June 15, 2021

Ag achievers recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday honours list

Prominent bush advocate and agribusiness lawyer the late Bill Loughnan and agricultural educator and co-founder of Resource Consulting Services, Terry McCosker, are among the rural achievers to have been recognised in the 2021 Queen Honours List announced this morning…Read More

Grain Central, June 14, 2021

Near perfect start to WA winter crop season

The near perfect start to the WA grain growing season has set most growers up for above average grain yields, according to the latest crop report from GIWA released today…Read More

Grain Central, June 11, 2021

The 2024 International Wheat Congress to be held in South Australia

The 2024 International Wheat Congress will be held in Adelaide following a successful bid from the University of Adelaide, Adelaide Convention Bureau and South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)…Read More

Jack Evans, June 11, 2021

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