Weekly Property Reports

Riverina jewel Gundaline lists, Murray/Mallee’s Roseochi sells for $8.1m

Large-scale properties on the plains of south-eastern Australia have grabbed the limelight with the listing this week of the prized 15,000-hectare holding, Gundaline Station at Carrathool, and the sale at auction last week of Roseochi, a dryland aggregation in the Murray/Mallee which has set a new per-hectare price record for large-scale cropping country…Read More

Liz Wells, October 3, 2017

NSW South West slopes affirms value for families, corporates

Values for farming country on the southwest slopes of New South Wales have undertaken a meteoric rise in the past 10 years thanks to corporate and family farming demand…Read More

Liz Wells, June 19, 2017

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

Temora-based BFB sells majority stake to Canadian pension investor

One of Australia’s largest grain growers, BFB, has announced the sale of Proterra Investment Partners’ majority stake to the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments), one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers and a major investor in the Australian agricultural sector…Read More

Grain Central, January 15, 2019

CBH set to build further 800,000t of storage at WA sites

CBH Group is planning to spend more than $150 million to add in excess of 800,000 tonnes of new storage and associated inloading and outloading equipment to the Western Australian bulk-handling system, with work due to start in coming months…Read More

Grain Central, February 26, 2019

Ridley earnings a solid $21.5m in 1H19

Ridley’s strategy to support and retain dairy customers in the main milk-producing regions bode well for its earnings results in the half year to 31 December 2018. The company also reported major construction contract now in place for its new mill at Wellsford…Read More

Liz Wells, February 22, 2019

Ingham’s opens Murray Bridge feedmill + VIDEO

Australia’s largest integrated poultry producer, Ingham’s, has opened a greenfield feedmill at Murray Bridge to supply its poultry production in South Australia, and bring in-house a feed supply arrangement previously in place with Ridley Corporation…Read More

Grain Central, February 21, 2019

Ag professionals need to heed Banking Royal Commission lessons

The ramifications of the recent Banking Royal Commission (BRC) have profound significance for everyone involved in agriculture, according to Ag Institute Australia (AIA) chair Turlough Guerin…Read More

Grain Central, February 21, 2019

GrainCorp pursues offshore expansion through drought

Shareholders at today’s GrainCorp annual general meeting heard the company is ready to set up facilities in India, that several companies were interested in buying parts of the GrainCorp portfoilio, and that LTAP was still interested in buying the lot…Read More

Grain Central, February 20, 2019

Australia’s first sulphate of potash fertiliser project for WA’s Pilbara

The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will invest $74 million in Australia’s first plant to produce sulphate of potash near Newman in Western Australia…Read More

Grain Central, February 20, 2019

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