Despite my family-farming background, an eight-month career break as a station hand gave me new perspectives and a fresh take on corporate agriculture.
In a world where we produce enough food to feed everyone, 821 million people – one in nine – still go to bed on an empty stomach each night.
So what are some of the areas where tough decisions toned to be made to make such an ambitious target?
The business of agriculture is rapidly changing to support the global demand for fresh produce.
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.
What we eat, and more importantly, how it’s farmed is about to change in Australia
Lessons from Israel for Australian AgTech
Once defined as the country whose prosperity rode on the sheep’s back, Australian agribusiness is redefining itself through AgTech.
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.
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…
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.
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.…
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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