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.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has welcomed the recommendations of the Select Committee on Lending to Primary Production Customers.
There is a lot of excitement and talk about ‘blockchain’ but yet little is known about what it actually is, and how this digitised technology could be implemented in the agri sector.
Western Australia food businesses are jumping on board to help consumers make a ‘good choice’ and buy local.
Leading Western Australian meat processor, packer and exporter, Western Meat Packers Group, has announced several senior management appointments as it moves to boost its processing capacity and efficiency, quality assurance and infrastructure at its Osborne Park processing and packing headquarters, Margaret River abattoir and Bibra Lake value adding facility.
Rabobank Australia Limited has announced the appointment of Sir Henry van der Heyden as its new chairman, succeeding Bill Gurry who will be retiring from the board.