People on the move

Spotlight on the future at AgTeCH 2019 + PICS

Robotics, drone technology, automation and precision agriculture all came under the spotlight at AgTeCH 2019 in the Central Queensland rural centre of Emerald yesterday…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 7, 2019

Swiss agronomist trades snow for Australia’s outback

Pacific Seeds production agronomist Annie Christinat recently swapped life in the Swiss mountains for the Australian outback to pursue her dream of living on the land…Read More

Grain Central, November 6, 2019

Northern consultant drives decades of farming system change

Iain Macpherson has been at the forefront of driving the adoption of progressive farming practices over the three decades-plus he has been an agricultural consultant in the Macintyre Valley region of northern NSW/southern Qld…Read More

Neil Lyon, November 4, 2019

Farmers report increasing appetite for succession planning

Australian farmers are becoming increasingly proactive when it comes to succession planning, with close to 70 per cent reporting they are actively looking to incorporate the next generation into their business…Read More

Grain Central, October 21, 2019

Pulse field day raises curtain on APC2019 + PICS

The Southern Pulse Agronomy Field Day showed off the Victorian Wimmera’s place as a powerhouse of pulse production to visitors to this week’s Australian Pulse Conference in Horsham…Read More

Liz Wells, October 16, 2019

People on the move in the grains and cropping sector

Who is on the move in the Australian grains and cropping industry? Catch up with our latest update of industry appointments, rewards, retirements and achievements…Read More

Grain Central, October 11, 2019

Auscott, Cargill, Namoi split joint venture, case closed

More than four decades of oilseed and processing collaboration by three cottonseed majors has ended, the seed and oils landscape undergoing change as Auscott, Cargill, Namoi dissolve the joint venture partnership and go their separate ways…Read More

Henry Wells, November 13, 2019

Cagey product labelling exploits consumer GMO fears

There has been a proliferation of product labels seeking to cash in on consumer concerns over GMOs, even on products that would never even be considered for genetic modification,..Read More

Neil Lyon, November 12, 2019

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

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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