Confidence among Australia’s sugar producers has soared to a near six-year high on the back of the strength in sugar prices, according to a recent survey by agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank.
High rainfall across southern Australia and parts of Queensland has made livestock management a challenge for many producers.
Leading horticulture organisation Ausveg has weighed in on the renewed debate around a sugar tax, saying that the revenue from a tax on sugar-heavy water-based drinks could be used to fund public health campaigns to fight Australia’s ongoing obesity epidemic.
The strong cooperation and collaboration between Australia and China across the grains trade will be highlighted this week with a visit from China’s Administrator of the State Administration of Grain, Mr Ren Zhengxiao.
Innovative food and agribusiness start-ups and fledgling ventures will have the opportunity to showcase themselves to potential investors at an event to be held in Sydney in November 2016.
Announcing the winners of the Blue Economy Aquaculture Challenge.
A champion of good health and safety for farmers is being sought by the Primary Industries Health and Safety Partnership (PIHSP), with expressions of interest now being called for the position of Independent Chair.
APAL has received a grant from the Victorian Government to help growers and packers understand the full cost of packing apples and pears and identify ways to optimise their operations while continuing to deliver premium quality fruit.