Australian regional exporters that have excelled in building international trade relations and growth were recognised at the 55th Australian Export Awards ceremony.
Registrations are now open for premier farm business events that will be held in Western Australia in February, 2018.
The map of Australia’s agriculture shows cotton was the most profitable crop per tonne produced and per hectare sown in 2015-16, while sugar cane was the highest yielding per hectare.
After more than a year of planning, a new state-based organisation has launched to represent genuine farmers markets in New South Wales and is calling for membership.
Sugarcane farmers’ organisation CANEGROWERS is congratulating the Federal Government and Australia’s negotiators on the successful outcome for the sugar industry in the Peru Australia Free Trade Agreement.
Sustained dry weather conditions have significantly cut Australian winter crop production, with the upcoming grain harvest now expected to come in 41 per cent below 2016/17, and well below the five-year average, according to Rabobank’s latest crop forecast.
Victoria has set a new record with food and fibre exports reaching $12.8 billion – the biggest total in the state’s history.
The Territory Government introduced the Pastoral Land Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 into Parliament to help boost jobs and economic productivity in regional and remote areas by unlocking the development potential of the pastoral estate.