Agribusiness

Elders completes refinancing deal

by AAP
Allison says new facilities a significant step in stabilisation.

Aussie beef boost for China's soccer team

by AAP
Could Australian cows help end China's national embarrassment on the soccer field?

Govt crackdown to aid farmers

Federal govt to clamp down on supermarkets and processors who deal unfairly with farmers.

Antara Lifesciences slumps on debut

by AAP
Biotech firm in hunt for diarrhoea cure loses 26% on ASX debut.

Chinese snap up 50 dairy farms

Chinese investment floods into dairy sector, four multi-million-dollar deals in progress.

Putin's dairy war is hurting our farmers

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Russian President Vladimir Putin's embargo on dairy imports has hit global prices, and it's only going to get worse for Australian farmers.

Prepare for more Chinese investment: ANZ

Bank expects $200bn in investment by 2030, in new and established sectors.

Illegally sourced timber hurts Australians too

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Senator Colbeck answers claims the government is turning SMEs into 'criminals' and 'amateur detectives' via new controls on illegally sourced timber.

Huon Aquaculture prices IPO at $4.75 a share

The salmon producer is aiming to raise $132m from its float.

Huon IPO tipped to reel in $455m

The founders of the country’s second-largest salmon producer, Huon Aquaculture, are expected to pocket up to $25 million in ­initial proceeds through the float of the business this month.

Tasmania outlines agribusiness export scheme

Taskforce releases plan for annual sales of $750 million by 2020.

Salmon IPO to be priced at discount

Salmon producer Huon is likely to price its shares below bigger rival Tassal, as fund managers worry about planned spending.

Australia's abysmal energy policies are draining our farmers

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Federal and state governments need to take steps to cut the cost of energy, but all they’re doing now is cutting off our farmers and helping boost US farm trade.

Scales tipped in favour of $400m Huon IPO

Simon Marais throws his support behind planned $400m-plus float of salmon company.

New debt data flagged for agribusiness

by AAP
Govt, industry, banks eye re-tweaking of debt facilities, nationally consistent mediation guidelines.

Court cracks 'free-range' egg claims

by AAP
Consumer watchdog hits Pirovic with $300,000 fine for misleading free-range egg claims.

Ex-Kraft chief to head farmer's lobby

by AAP
Former Kraft-Cadbury exec Simon Talbot named new CEO of National Farmers Federation

Nufarm FY profit hit by restructuring costs

Fertiliser producer's statutory profit slumps 53%, shares surge 11% on underlying profit.

Lactanz to take $30m in assets to market

Western Australia’s largest milk producer will again come to market at the end of this month.

Sign China FTA soon: agribusiness

Report says farmers claim FTA delays are helping Australia's competitors.

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