Strong FY2019 result for Elders despite drought

Australian agribusiness Elders Limited this morning released its financial results for the 12 months to September 2019, showing a strong performance despite widespread drought conditions, underlined by a statutory net profit after tax of $68.9 million…Read More

Grain Central, November 11, 2019

CBH/Arc Infrastructure reach agreement on WA rail access

WA grain handler marketer, CBH Group, and WA rail network operator, Arc Infrastructure, have reached an agreement that provides long-term access to the rail network…Read More

Grain Central, November 5, 2019

Low ginning volume feeds into Namoi’s $4M 1H20 loss

Australian ginner Namoi Cotton Limited has lost $4 million in 1H20, with drought slashing its number of bales ginned from the previous year, and a further reduction expected next year…Read More

Grain Central, October 25, 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

Pacific Seeds completes $2.4 million custom seed processing line

Pacific Seeds has completed the installation of a state-of-the-art $2.4 million seed processing plant at the company’s site at Toowoomba in southern Queensland…Read More

Grain Central, October 3, 2019

Sunrice cuts staff, reconfigures milling after second-lowest crop on record

Second-lowest rice crop on record has forced Sunrice to offload 130 staff and reconfigure milling operations. ..Read More

Grain Central, October 2, 2019

CBH Group delivers $16 million operations rebate

Western Australia’s CBH Group is giving its growers a rebate of $1 per tonne on its 2018-19 deliveries, but is forecasting a zero rebate for 2019-20…Read More

Grain Central, September 30, 2019

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