Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has announced the appointment of two new analysts to its Food & Agribusiness research team.
After a difficult 18 months, the Australian dairy sector is expected to start “climbing back off the canvas”, with local dairy farming businesses expected to see a much-needed return to profitability in the 2017/18 season, according to a recently-released report.
Australian agricultural markets have started 2017 in broadly stable territory according to the March Rural Commodities Wrap from NAB Agribusiness, with wool the strongest performing commodity since February 2017.
The nursery industry has taken a significant step towards streamlining the trade of plants between states, folllowing years of dedicated engagement and support with state governments for changes to existing legislation.
The Federal Government has signed a Joint Statement with China to deliver important market access for Australia’s red meat and live animal export industries.
The Federal Government is strengthening its borders to place tighter controls on imported food, to better protect Australians from food safety and health risks.
Australian grain growers have been told to “watch their dollar carefully”, as currency movements are set to have the biggest bearing on Australian grain prices next season and beyond, according to US grains expert Dan Basse, who is in Australia as part of Rabobank’s Visiting Experts Program.
Victorian dairy farmers are demanding major retailers show proof they support local product following explosive reports supermarkets are now selling imported cheese as a new price war looms.