Marty McCarthy reports on how changes to the Foreign Investment Review threshold could impact overseas companies wanting to buy Australian farm land. Click here to listen to the ABC Rural report. Click here to listen to the full ABC Rural interview.
The outlook for the Australian agribusiness sector over the next five years is promising, provided companies have a clearly identified risk strategy, writes Christopher Niesche. When the Labor government banned the export of live cattle to Indonesia four years ago over claims of cruelty in abattoirs, supplier Elders was halfway through loading a ship for […]
Will adaptive innovation and integrated data networks create a “Moonshot!” for Australian agriculture? According to John Sculley’s book, “Moonshot!”, there are 4 components to success in today’s world: Cloud Wireless sensors Big data Mobile I recently read John Sculley’s book, “Moonshot!” and have reviewed the key messages in context of the Australian agricultural supply chain. This […]
Beef Australia 2015, commonly known as Beef Week, is Australia’s national beef expo and is kicking off on Monday 4th May 2015. Held in Rockhampton QLD, Beef Week is a jam-packed week of symposiums, seminars, events, education, trade shows and networking showcasing the very best of Australia’s beef industry. The program is extensive so to help […]
In a recent article I wrote about the core macroeconomic factors that I feel will have a large weighting on 2015, including the strengthening US dollar, weakening world Oil prices, Russia’s Wheat export policy and potential falling energy prices. Through lessons learned in 2014 and looking ahead to 2015, I believe Australian agriculture will continue […]