Silos, grain, and plant and equipment formerly owned by A&B Grains at Oakey are being sold by its liquidator to clarify the company’s financial position, which includes a debt of $3 million in total owing to unsecured creditors.
Australia and New Zealand’s largest integrated poultry producer, Ingham’s, has bought the Wacol feedmill west of Brisbane from Baiada as part of its push to expand feedmilling capacity in line with its continued growth in chicken and turkey production.
CHS Broadbent has increased its storage and handling capabilities with the purchase of the Cargill-owned GrainFlow site at Jondaryan on southern Queensland’s Darling Downs.
Today is Australia’s inaugural National Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate Australia’s 25,000 grain farming businesses which each year produce an astonishing amount of grain for consumers in domestic and overseas markets.
A grain growers’ co-operative in South Australia has signed a deal to develop a logistics/export business.
The use of bulk grain bags for on-farm storage can be cost-effective, provide flexibility in harvesting logistics and allow growers to take advantage of grain marketing opportunities.
Price indices have risen again for the month of September, with barley up 8 per cent and wheat up 5pc, while prices of soybeans, rice and corn also lifted, according to the London-based International Grains Council (IGC).
The Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Amendment Bill 2017 currently before the Australian Parliament is unlikely to bring about any reduction in the cost of shipping grain between Australian ports.
Plans for the development of a 60,000-tonne grain receival site in the central Victorian town of Bridgewater on Loddon are attracting plenty of interest following an initial grower meeting held this week.
The Norman family is selling its irrigated and dryland cotton, grain and pulse-growing operation on the Queensland-New South Wales border via an international expression of interest campaign.