Agribusiness

Landmark East Gippsland Facebook post prompts apologies

A FACEBOOK post by a Gippsland Nutrien Ag Solutions franchise referring to Elders staff has been removed after attracting wide criticism on the social media platform…Read More

Terry Sim, April 1, 2020

Elders leader urges agtech sector to focus on ‘what really matters’

ELDERS managing director and CEO Mark Allison has laid down a challenge to agtech innovators and marketers to focus on “what really matters”, and ensure their products address the key issues of productivity, profitability and sustainability…Read More

James Nason, February 18, 2020

Victoria’s rural women’s award finalists announced

VICTORIAN women with visions to create a working dog school, a food forest, a community toolkit and a learn-to-swim program are finalists in state’s section of the 2020 AgriFuturesTM Rural Women’s Award to be announced in March…Read More

Sheep Central, February 17, 2020

Nutrien Ag Solutions business branding underway

HUNDREDS of legacy Landmark and Ruralco stores across Australia are now changing their signage and uniforms to reflect their new owner and brand, Nutrien Ag Solutions…Read More

Sheep Central, February 5, 2020

Farming and construction cited at WorkSafe ad blitz launch

VICTORIA’S Labor Government has highlighted the farming and construction sectors as it portends increased inspections to enforce new laws that can jail employers responsible for a workplace death for up to 20 years…Read More

Sheep Central, January 31, 2020

Nutrien sells Landmark International live export business

ONE of southern Australia’s largest livestock exporting operations has changed hands, with Nutrien Ag Solutions’ sale today of its Landmark International business…Read More

James Nason, January 24, 2020

Recruitment: How to improve employee engagement

Employee engagement levels can have a significant impact on the productivity and overall success of operations in any industry. Because most projects rely on continuity and collaboration between workers with different kinds of skills, it is necessary for them to be fully engaged in order to be most efficient. Here’s some tips for improving employee engagement…Read More

Sheep Central, January 24, 2020

$20 million-plus GIC distribution now expected early next year

AUSTRALIAN wool growers are unlikely to get their share of a $20 million-plus distribution of funds from the liquidated grower-owned entity Graziers’ Investment Company before Christmas…Read More

Terry Sim, December 10, 2019

Farm Household Allowance asset test simplified by government

CHANGES to the Farm Household Allowance that simplify the asset test for farming families have passed Federal Parliament…Read More

Sheep Central, December 9, 2019

Sheep Producers Australia CEO departs after 15 months

SHEEP Producers Australia has announced the departure today of its first chief executive officer, Graham Smith, after he served just 15 months in the position…Read More

Terry Sim, November 29, 2019

VFF fails in bid to exempt family businesses from work death laws

VICTORIAN farmers have failed to have family businesses exempted from new workplace manslaughter legislation…Read More

Sheep Central, November 28, 2019

New merged ag entity to become wool and livestock force

UP TO 30 percent of Australia’s wool clip and livestock numbers is set to sold by a North American company, with the launching of a rebranded merged Ruralco-Landmark entity today…Read More

Sheep Central, November 11, 2019

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