SunRice closes Coleambally mill

SHRINKING water allocations and crop competition have forced the Coleambally mill back into mothballs, just two years after re-opening.
SHRINKING water allocations and crop competition have forced the Coleambally mill back into mothballs, just two years after re-opening.
FEATURED
THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry. THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry.
BENALLA agents Rodwells and Landmark held their annual special sheep sale on Friday, offering 9500 head to an enthusiastic field of buyers. BENALLA agents Rodwells and Landmark held their annual special sheep sale on Friday, offering 9500 head to an enthusiastic field of buyers.
THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools. THE chief of Australia's biggest sheep research body can't understand why so many Merino sheep breeders continue to ignore genetic selection tools.
SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources. SPECULATION on Barnaby Joyce’s potential elevation to Deputy PM due to Warren Truss’ ill health has been dismissed by party sources.
OUR biosecurity is at risk from what the CSIRO has called
25 Nov 14  2 OUR biosecurity is at risk from what the CSIRO has called "the efficiency era", which could hit the country's ability to protect itself from external threats such as highly contagious... | Not happy on biosecurity inequity  | Biosecurity barney still... 
THE State Government's alpine cattle grazing policy is again under the legal spotlight, with a hearing in Victoria's Supreme Court this week.
25 Nov 14  2 THE State Government's alpine cattle grazing policy is again under the legal spotlight, with a hearing in Victoria's Supreme Court this week.
THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry.
25 Nov 14  3 THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen...
BIG wins under the China-Australia free trade agreement include ag exports with considerable growth potential, according to National Australia Bank.
25 Nov 14  1 BIG wins under the China-Australia free trade agreement include ag exports with considerable growth potential, according to National Australia Bank. | Aus-China FTA ag outcomes at a...  | Robb chuffed with ChAFTA 
PRIVATE investment group TPG has raised a record haul of more than $550 million from the sale of Inghams chicken production facilities.
25 Nov 14 PRIVATE investment group TPG has raised a record haul of more than $550 million from the sale of Inghams chicken production facilities. | Inghams dividend recap to...  | Rock chicks in excess 
SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance.
24 Nov 14 SUGAR markets will be disadvantaged by the US proposal to subsidise Mexican sugar, according to the Australian Sugar Industry Alliance. | Commodities left out of FTA party  | Crush will be sweet if prices hold 
YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia.
24 Nov 14  36 YOUNG producers are using home loans to buy their first farm because financing for agriculture has become too difficult in Australia. | Coulton pushes for more drought...  | Big four's $107b farming debt 
A BUSINESS does not have to be the biggest to be viable, according to Coopers Brewery chairman Glenn Cooper.
24 Nov 14  1 A BUSINESS does not have to be the biggest to be viable, according to Coopers Brewery chairman Glenn Cooper. | Beer cheer at Wilkadene brewery 
ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared says Don McGauchie.
24 Nov 14  4 ASIAN consumers expect Australia will strive to double food export values by 2050, but the nation is ill-prepared says Don McGauchie. | F20 Summit: as it happened  | Focus on farming's potential 
LNP MP BRUCE Scott has added to a growing chorus of critics demanding an overhaul of the federal government’s drought policy.
22 Nov 14  2 LNP MP BRUCE Scott has added to a growing chorus of critics demanding an overhaul of the federal government’s drought policy. | Water plan no dam good for ag  | Shorten calls for drought help... 
RETAIL shareholders baulk at the loss of Australian company Goodman Fielder to foreign ownership at AGM.
21 Nov 14 RETAIL shareholders baulk at the loss of Australian company Goodman Fielder to foreign ownership at AGM.
MEAT processor Primo is to be sold for $1.45b to the meat processing and export giant JBS Australia in a strategic value-adding move.
21 Nov 14  1 MEAT processor Primo is to be sold for $1.45b to the meat processing and export giant JBS Australia in a strategic value-adding move. | Australia losing export advantage  | CoOL change for Aussie consumers 
IN the midst of a budget crisis and after several years of tense relations, a transition in the Chinese leadership was the catalyst for a hard-fought deal.
21 Nov 14 IN the midst of a budget crisis and after several years of tense relations, a transition in the Chinese leadership was the catalyst for a hard-fought deal. | Aus-China FTA ag outcomes at a...  | Robb chuffed with ChAFTA 
WESFARMERS' two largest divisions, Coles and Bunnings, have started 2015 on a strong note, with strong sales growth in groceries and hardware.
21 Nov 14  2 WESFARMERS' two largest divisions, Coles and Bunnings, have started 2015 on a strong note, with strong sales growth in groceries and hardware. | Fears over ChAFTA impact on...  | Supermarket growth strategy:... 
MARK Allison predicts Elders' first profit in half a decade will be followed by
21 Nov 14 MARK Allison predicts Elders' first profit in half a decade will be followed by "significantly better results" despite deteriorating seasonal conditions. | Elders celebrates endurance  | Elders comeback attracts investors 
BIG retailers have slammed the effects test recommended by the Abbott ­government's Harper review of competition, warning it will chill competition.
20 Nov 14  1 BIG retailers have slammed the effects test recommended by the Abbott ­government's Harper review of competition, warning it will chill competition. | Retail slams Harper review  | Woolies cuts prices of grocery... 
COLES managing director John Durkan said Australians should not have to pay at the checkout if farmgate prices rise after free trade agreement with China.
20 Nov 14  8 COLES managing director John Durkan said Australians should not have to pay at the checkout if farmgate prices rise after free trade agreement with China. | Aus-China FTA ag outcomes at a...  | FTA win for Freedom Foods 
BIG beef business AACo is reluctant to predict if its new Darwin abattoir will break even before the current trading year ends.
20 Nov 14 BIG beef business AACo is reluctant to predict if its new Darwin abattoir will break even before the current trading year ends. | AACo's transition to strong...  | AACo’s Darwin plant open for... 
THE Australia-China FTA represents a “transformative moment” for Australian agricultural exports, says Trade Minister Andrew Robb.
20 Nov 14  16 THE Australia-China FTA represents a “transformative moment” for Australian agricultural exports, says Trade Minister Andrew Robb. | China deal a 'cracking' win: NFF  | Commodities left out of FTA party 
DAIRY giant Norco has already made its move following the historic China FTA announcement, pumping $4.5 million into plant upgrades.
19 Nov 14 DAIRY giant Norco has already made its move following the historic China FTA announcement, pumping $4.5 million into plant upgrades.
CHINESE state-owned developer Greenland sees
19 Nov 14  20 CHINESE state-owned developer Greenland sees "no ceiling" on what it is prepared to invest here, declaring it will expand into agriculture. | FTA win for Freedom Foods  | Aus-China FTA ag outcomes at a... 
CHINESE giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy as part of a deal with Freedom Foods in a deal fuelled by the new FTA.
19 Nov 14  3 CHINESE giant New Hope will invest up to $500 million in Australian dairy as part of a deal with Freedom Foods in a deal fuelled by the new FTA. | FTA a dairy game changer  | Commodities left out of FTA party 
THE Victorian government has broken its silence on drought relief, announcing a $30 million package for parched farms across the State.
19 Nov 14  1 THE Victorian government has broken its silence on drought relief, announcing a $30 million package for parched farms across the State.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9  |  next >

COMMENTS

light grey arrow
I'm pretty sure I can speak on behalf of the Senator in that he supports poppy seed farming, not
light grey arrow
"Farmers are no different to anyone else when it comes to a liking for other people’s money".
light grey arrow
Government has a poor record in relation to biosecurity and want the famer to be responsible for
THE State Government's alpine cattle grazing policy is again under the legal spotlight, with a hearing in Victoria's Supreme Court this week.25 Nov 14  2 THE State Government's alpine cattle grazing policy is again under the legal spotlight, with a hearing in Victoria's...
THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has generated much interest as has the China Free Trade Agreement, which is seen by many dairy politicians as having significant benefits for the industry.25 Nov 14  3 THE proposed investments in the dairy industry in Western Victoria by groups including Chinese investors has...