Productivity gains made by the Australian sorghum industry are unmatched anywhere else in the world, according to a report by the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI).Read full story
Regulator issues licence authorising the limited and controlled release of chickpea genetically modified (GM) for drought and other environmental stress tolerance.
The Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan (RARMP) and the licence were finalised taking into account input received during consultation with the public, State and Territory governments, Australian Government agencies, the Minister for the Environment, the Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee and the local council.Read full story
The National Variety Trials (NVT) program is off to a "better than anticipated" start in parts of Queensland and New South Wales thanks to early planting rain.Read full story
AGRIBUSINESS leader Ruralco has attributed its three per cent growth and after tax of $16.6 million for the half year ended 31 March 2019 to its diversification strategy.Read full story
Elders Limited (ASX:ELD) today released its half year results for the six months to 31 March 2019, continuing to deliver on its Eight Point Plan initiatives despite the reduced activity in agriculture due to the hot and dry conditions across Australia. Elders also announced a fully franked interim dividend of 9 cents per share.Read full story
Australia will import foreign-grown grain for the first time since 2007, after the Department of Agriculture approved a permit to import bulk wheat from Canada.Read full story