Supermarket bosses defend prices to Senate inquiry

SUPERMARKET bosses have fronted a senate inquiry into price setting practices and market power held by the industry’s biggest operators…Read More

Eric Barker, April 17, 2024

Proposed company merger reforms get mixed reaction

PROPOSED company merger and acquisition reforms have been welcomed by the National Farmers Federation, but branded as weak and inadequate by The Greens…Read More

Sheep Central, April 10, 2024

Population, technology and capital set to drive ag investment

GLOBAL population trends, advances in technology and increasing capital inflows are tipped to drive a significant investment boon in the $3.6 trillion Australian agriculture sector…Read More

Sheep Central, April 8, 2024

Inverell Elders stock agent wins national auctioneers title

NEW South Wales stock agent Justin Oakenfull from Elders Rural Services at Inverell has won the 2024 ALPA National Young Auctioneers Competition from a top field of contestants from five states…Read More

Sheep Central, March 25, 2024

Victorian sheep producers lead increase in farmer confidence

VICTORIAN sheep producers are leading a national increase in farmer confidence, according to results from the latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey released last week…Read More

Sheep Central, March 18, 2024

Focus on women in agricultural leadership roles

AUSTRALIAN agriculture is celebrating International Women’s Day today with new data highlighting the increasing role of women in the sector and the National Farmers Federation opening applications for its next Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program intake…Read More

Sheep Central, March 8, 2024

Government farm lender RIC lifts variable interest rates

AUSTRALIAN Government farm business lender, the Regional Investment Corporation, will lift the variable interest rate on all concessional farm business loans — including AgriStarter, Farm Investment, Drought, and AgBiz Drought — by 47 basis points to 4.99 percent from 1 February 2024…Read More

Sheep Central, January 24, 2024

Ridley to buy petfood input producer Oceania Meat Processors

RIDLEY Corporation’s subsidiaries CSF Australia Subsidiary and CSF Protein NZ have entered into an agreement to acquire Oceania Meat Processors NZ for around A$52.8 million…Read More

Liz Wells, January 15, 2024

NFF renews call for grocery code to be mandatory

AUSTRALIA’S peak farmer body has renewed its call for a mandatory Food and Grocery Code of Conduct with the ‘teeth’ to fix a supply chain system it says is failing farmers and consumers…Read More

Sheep Central, January 10, 2024

Zanda McDonald Award’s 2024 finalists announced

TRANS-TASMAN agricultural badge of honour, the Zanda McDonald Award, has revealed its shortlist of ten young candidates from Australia and New Zealand for 2024…Read More

Sheep Central, November 22, 2023

Elders reports its second highest earnings in a decade

DIVERSIFIED agribusiness service provider Elders has reported pre-tax earnings of $170.8m and net profit of $101m in its annual results for the year ended 30 September…Read More

Sheep Central, November 13, 2023

Farmer optimism lifts and biosecurity concerns fade – Rabobank

OPTIMISM is growing among Australian farmers, but a third of those surveyed in the latest quarterly Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey still expected economic conditions to worsen with the impacts of excess rain and flooding…Read More

Sheep Central, December 14, 2022

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