NSW irrigator fined $190,000

The New South Wales Land and Environment Court has today fined a northern NSW irrigator almost $190,000, after he pleaded guilty to pumping water in breach of an embargo imposed due to water shortages…Read More

Grain Central, March 22, 2019

Stalled approvals point to soft start for next southern NSW gin

A new gin being built by Southern Cotton and Queensland Cotton in Coleambally is still on track to open next year, but is not expected to be fully operational for the start of the 2020 ginning season…Read More

Liz Wells, March 22, 2019

CopRice to establish stockfeed mill in Riverina

SunRice’s animal nutrition business, CopRice, has confirmed plans to establish one of Australia’s largest ruminant nutrition milling facilities at Coleambally in the Riverina…Read More

Grain Central, March 8, 2019

Special One Grain enters liquidation after creditors’ meeting

After nearly five months in administration, Special One Grain has gone into liquidation, with unsecured creditors owed a collective $10.3 million. ..Read More

Liz Wells, March 7, 2019

Japan’s Nisshin buys Allied Pinnacle flour and bakery business

Major Australian flour miller, ingredients supplier and baker Allied Pinnacle has been bought by Japan’s Nisshin Seifun Group Inc to expand its comparable business…Read More

Grain Central, March 6, 2019

GrainCorp sells Australian Bulk Liquid Terminals for $350m

GrainCorp has sold its Australian Bulk Liquid Terminals (ABLT) business to ANZ Terminals for around $350 million, but plans to continue using the assets under a long-term storage agreeement with the new owners…Read More

Grain Central, March 4, 2019

Ingham’s 1H19 profit up 2.9pc despite high feed costs

Earnings from increased poultry volumes have helped offset high feed costs in the half-year ending 29 December 2018 for Ingham’s Group Limited, Australia and New Zealand’s largest integrated poultry producer…Read More

Grain Central, March 1, 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

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