Seeing the forest for the trees – commercialising Australian forests Agribusiness Bulletin
Where are the growth opportunities in Australian agriculture?
The optimism over the prospects of Australian agribusiness raises the question – where do the greatest growth opportunities lie?
Just add water – the irrigation revolution in Tasmania
The irrigation revolution in Tasmania has the potential to establish the state as the most reliable source of high quality food and fibre in a continent challenged by climate change.
Steaking a claim: beef grading in Australia
A historical look at the prominent meat grading system, some tips for choosing the right cut, and we consider… has it all been worth it?
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.