Ag output growth to keep food prices low over coming decade

Global demand for agricultural products is projected to grow by 15 per cent over the coming decade, while agricultural productivity growth is expected to increase slightly faster, causing ag commodity prices to remain at or below their current levels…Read More

Grain Central, July 11, 2019

New trade climate unsettles ag: ITS Global

The US-China trade war and developing relationships within global agricultural trade present plenty of uncertainty and some opportunities to Australian exporters, according to ITS Global…Read More

Grain Central, May 23, 2019

No fillip for Australian grain exports seen from Brexit

As the United Kingdom draws closer to Brexit, Australia’s grain industry is seeing little change to the limited amount of exports shipped to what was once Australia’s largest agricultural market…Read More

Liz Wells, March 27, 2019

Australian wheat exports climb 24pc over January to 895,080t

Australia exported 895,080 tonnes of wheat in January, up 24 per cent from 719,401t shipped in December, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)…Read More

Grain Central, March 14, 2019

Australia/Indonesia trade deal to boost feed grain exports

The long-awaited signing today of a landmark trade deal between Australia and Indonesia will open up new feed grain export opportunities for Australian growers…Read More

Neil Lyon, March 4, 2019

China’s ag policy impact unclear for Australian grain

China’s changing agricultural policy presents new opportunities and challenges for Australian agriculture, but could have mixed implications for grains…Read More

Grain Central, February 14, 2019

‘Millet king’ signs off on half century in the birdseed trade

More than 50 years in the business of trading millets and a range of other birdseeds has seen Terry Deacon stamp his mark as a key player in the Australian grain trading industry and earn the respected title of ‘the millet king’…Read More

Neil Lyon, January 25, 2019

Bangladesh buying bumps up Australia’s chickpea exports

Australia’s exports of chickpeas in November neared a level not seen since August, with demand from Bangladesh accounting for 65 per cent of the 26,963 tonnes shipped, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics…Read More

Liz Wells, January 16, 2019

SunRice profits slump in tough global trading environment

Sunrice has posted consolidated revenue of $582.9 million for the half year to 31 October 2018 (HY19) – a 7 per cent increase compared to the previous corresponding period ending 31 October 2017 (HY18) – while recording Net Profit after Tax (NPAT) of $13.9 million for the same period – a 42pc fall from the HY18 figure…Read More

Grain Central, January 14, 2019

Eastern Australian drought costs Incitec Pivot $21m in FH19 results

Drought in eastern Australia has bitten into sales volumes for leading Australian fertiliser company Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL), which has this week released its financial results for the half-year ended 31 March…Read More

Grain Central, May 21, 2019

Dry weather impacts Elders half-year profit and earnings

Drought conditions across large parts of eastern Australia have impacted Elders’ half-year results announced today, with statutory net profit down $14m from the same period last year to $27.4m…Read More

Grain Central, May 20, 2019

Ruralco diversification drives half-yearly growth, profit and dividend

Ruralco has attributed its three per cent growth and after tax of $16.6 million for the half year ended 31 March 2019 to its diversification strategy…Read More

Grain Central, May 16, 2019

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