The Federal Government launched negotiations to open new markets to Australian farmers through a free trade agreement with Peru.
The National Australia Bank (NAB) is predicting Farm Management Deposits (FMDs) will smash the record set in 2016, as producers better manage their finances in good years to prepare for the more challenging ones.
Farm businesses seeking assistance in planning their budgets will have better access to the Rural Financial Counselling Service (RFCS) thanks to over $1.6 million in additional funding from the Government.
Australian vegetable growers have been given a practical overview of the export process, including the tricks of the trade to take advantage of booming export markets, at the Australian Vegetables Export Seminar 2017, held on Monday 15 May 2017 at Adelaide Convention Centre.
Investment intentions among Australian farmers are at record levels, according to new research from Commonwealth Bank.
The median value of New South Wales farmland skyrocketed by more than 10 per cent in 2016, according to Rural Bank’s new Australian Farmland Values report.
The median value of Australian farmland has increased by 9.3 per cent in 2016, following on from 5.3 and 6.8 per cent rises in 2015 and 2014 respectively, according to Rural Bank and Rural Finance’s Australian Farmland Values report.
Farm businesses in Victoria rebuilding from the downturn in dairy prices and drought in 2016 will benefit from an additional $30 million in concessional loans funding from the Federal Government.