Agribusiness

A $100 billion farm sector in 12 years? Audacious but achievable

So what are some of the areas where tough decisions toned to be made to make such an ambitious target?

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National Agriculture Day: looking at production beyond the farm gate

The business of agriculture is rapidly changing to support the global demand for fresh produce.

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Dutch do it. Lessons from the Netherlands for the Australian Agri-Food sector

Having witnessed first-hand what the Netherlands is capable of with only 185th of the landmass of Australia, our target of $100bn agri-food farm gate value by 2030 seems almost modest.

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Putting food on the table: real-time big data market intelligence and predictive analytics to help farmers

What we eat, and more importantly, how it’s farmed is about to change in Australia

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Dial up the Chutzpah, this is the advent of opportunity on the land

Lessons from Israel for Australian AgTech

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AgTech is the future for Australian farmers: be relevant, different, and prepared

Once defined as the country whose prosperity rode on the sheep’s back, Australian agribusiness is redefining itself through AgTech.

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The bits and bytes that could deliver Australia’s next $100 billion industry

The Australian share of the AgTech industry is ripe for the picking.Our next steps will determine how Australia, a country with proud agricultural heritage, is viewed by the worldwide industry.

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Chinese investment in farmland: “a rounding error” not a takeover

The Federal Government has released, for the first time, a register of foreign investment in agricultural land. The belief by many Australians that China is buying up the family farm…

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Technology in agriculture: it’s about connectivity for productivity

While digital innovation isn’t normally associated with agricultural production; picking fruit, sowing fields and breeding livestock; innovative and connective solutions are as applicable in agriculture as any other industry.

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Dairy derivatives: a sweet solution for milk producers

There is an existential threat to the 1.7 million dairy cows currently spending their days on Australian dairy pastures, and the farmers who literally milk their livelihood from these herds.…

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‘Cow share’ and ‘impossible foods’, disrupting agribusiness from the ground up

Disruption is occurring across countless sectors, with agribusiness no exception. Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have now discovered (and are loving) the immense potential to revolutionise agriculture.

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Everything I know about consulting I learned from my permaculture garden

My suburban backyard, seven kilometres from the city, is my weekend urban farm. Runner beans climb the boundaries and the peach tree is laden with fuzzy walnut-sized baubles of promise.

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Social media gives farmers a voice

Recently, the Federal Government released its Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper and announced a $4bn investment to drive the future of the Australian Agricultural industry. The Government actively engaged social media…

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