Category: Agriculture

TasFoods subsidiary inks wheat supply agreement with TAP AgriCo

TasFoods’ subsidiary Nichols Poultry has signed wheat supply agreements with TAP AgriCo, Tasmania’s largest supplier of premium quality stockfeed. TasFoods said the agreement will guarantee that 100% of the wheat processed in Nichols Poultry’s feed mill is sourced from Tasmania.…
Chicken producer Ingham’s announces major farm expansion in SA

Leading chicken producer Ingham’s will invest $275 million to expand the capacity of its South Australian operations. This includes new breeder farms at Monarto and Yumali, a hatchery expansion at Murraylands, new contract grower farms and an upgrade of the…
Australia’s farm production tipped to exceed $60bn next year

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) is predicting that the gross value of Australia’s farm production will pass the $60 billion mark for the first time next financial year. ABARES Executive Director, Karen Schneider said…
South Australia’s grain industry secures $50m research boost

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has teamed up with the State Government’s South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) to fund a five-year, $50 million grain research in the state. SA Agriculture Minister Leon Bignell said the funding…
Dongfang to reap benefits of largest harvest to date

Leading Chinese citrus producer Dongfang Modern Agriculture Holding Group (ASX:DFM) announced that it is having the best citrus and camellia harvest to date. The company expects to harvest approximately 20,000 tonnes of oranges this season – a 17% increase from…