Warrakimbo offers large-scale mixed-farming option near Forbes

Caragabal property Warrakimbo is up for sale, offering 3992 hectares of central NSW grazing and dryland cropping country with an irrigation licence and cotton-production potential…Read More

Grain Central, April 12, 2019

Saudis settle deal on 200,000ha Nicoletti aggregation in WA

The Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) has acquired 200,000 hectares in Western Australia’s eastern wheatbelt and is now preparing to plant its first large-scale winter crop in Australia…Read More

Liz Wells, April 5, 2019

Ceres Agricultural Company in administration as Brudle Park sells

Ceres Agricultural Company has gone into administration this week as its sale to Macquarie’s Viridis Ag of the 9300-hectare Brudle Park cropping aggregation north of Moree for around $50 million is finalised…Read More

Liz Wells, March 29, 2019

Sebastopol Solar Farm first for NSW southwest slopes

German engineering firm ib vogt GmbH has approval to build the first solar farm for the southwest slopes of NSW on 248 hectares of leased mixed-farming country at Sebastopol near Temora…Read More

Grain Central, March 21, 2019

Daybreak steps into Queensland with $25m Kinbeachie buy

Warakirri’s Daybreak Cropping has expanded into Queensland with its purchase of Kinbeachie at Toobeah from One Tree Agriculture for a rumoured $25 million…Read More

Grain Central, March 11, 2019

LDC lists Moree bulk storage as grain, cotton separate

Louis Dreyfus this week listed for sale its northwest NSW grain storage at Moree, a further divesting step by the company as it separates its grain and cotton operations…Read More

Liz Wells, February 26, 2019

Paraway lists three NSW aggregations with cropping focus

Macquarie’s Paraway Pastoral Company is selling its Bundemar Park, Laura Downs and Paddy’s River aggregations to reduce the size of its Coonamble and Trangie holdings following its purchase last year of a clutch of Hassad assets…Read More

Liz Wells, February 12, 2019

Viridis Ag downsize returns Eyre Peninsula/NSW farms to market

In what is set to become one of the shortest ownerships in recent corporate-farming history, Macquarie Agricultural Funds Management’s Viridis Ag is preparing to offload its South Australian cropping aggregation and part of its NSW mixed-farming aggregation, both of which were purchased in October last year…Read More

Liz Wells, February 11, 2019

New analytics platform for assessing rural land

CSIRO and rural technology start-up, Digital Agriculture Services (DAS), have launched an innovative new platform that combines artificial intelligence, machine learning and cloud-based geospatial technology that will comprehensively assess and monitor rural land anywhere in Australia,..Read More

Grain Central, January 22, 2019

New tech start-up fund to drive grains innovation

Australian grain growers are set to reap benefits of a $50 million venture capital fund to draw the best and brightest tech start-ups from across the globe to focus on innovative solutions for grain growers’ hardest to solve problems…Read More

Grain Central, February 19, 2019

Farmers take on tech world one app at a time

Sheila Elder from Manitoba and David Ricardo from Walgett have built apps to help improve the efficiency of their farming operations on opposite sides of the planet.

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Sarah Hoffman, GrainsWest magazine, Canada, February 6, 2019

New app for early weed identification

A new weed identification mobile app developed for the cotton industry could have wider application across a range of other crops in the broadacre farming sector…Read More

Grain Central, January 23, 2019

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