The “rising tide of milk” has seen sentiment in the global dairy industry begin to wane, as growth in exportable surpluses across key milk-producing regions gains momentum, according to Rabobank’s latest Dairy Quarterly report.
The WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is offering a total of $150,000 in grants to help agriculture, food and beverage businesses attract investment and growth capital.
Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) announced the launch of an innovative satellite technology called SPACE (Satellite Pasture and Cover Evaluation) - a giant leap forward for pasture management.
The Australian Government and the Australian wine industry are teaming up to attract an additional 40,000 international tourists to Australia's iconic wine regions through the $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package.
Poor climate conditions in grain-growing regions have contributed to the gross value of farm production being forecast to reach $59 billion in 2017-18, down seven per cent from a record of $63 billion in 2016-17, according to the ABARES report – Agricultural commodities, December quarter 2017.
Western Australia's first commercial walnut orchard, Omega Walnuts, will start putting its freshly harvested produce through its new Manjimup production facility.
Australian wool growers are receiving some of their best returns in decades with the AWEX Eastern Market Indicator (EMI) hitting an all-time high of 1681 cents per kilogram in November 2017, according to Rural Bank’s new Australian Wool Update.
Territory success story Humpty Doo Barramundi (HDB) is celebrating the commissioning of a new set of ponds to complete its expansion, after demand for its saltwater barra has continued to climb.