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The outlook is bright for the Australian agribusiness sector, with growing demand for our food and agriculture products in Asia. But our environmental and economic landscapes offer particular challenges. Where do the real opportunities lie? And can you stay competitive in the global market?


World cotton market: Can growers expect prices to improve?

Cotton is Australia’s third largest agricultural export commodity. With the Australian dollar moving favourably for exporters in recent months, why are current cotton prices stuck around the mid-$400 range? Can growers expect prices to improve sooner or later?


Has beef turned a corner?

Beef is one of the few industries outside of mining where we are relevant on a world scale. Do recent rises in cattle price mean we are turning a corner, or is this a temporary aberration?


Impact of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement on Australian agribusiness

A bilateral Free Trade Agreement with China will not only put Australia on a level playing field with other nations, it will put us at an advantage over some of the other major food and fibre competitors into the Chinese market.


Craft beer – Bucking the trend in Australia

Beer consumption in Australia at a 65-year low but the Australian craft beer movement is experiencing surging popularity and exponential growth. This provides an opportunity for local Australian farmers of malted barley and hops to develop supply chain relationships that benefit both parties.



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