How Australia missed the fracking boat

The long-term environmental and economic benefits that the US extracted from the shale gas boom are yet to be realised in Australia.

A dairy gold mine that's not for sale

The growth potential of Bulla Dairy Foods is plain to see, though any attempted acquisition would get short shrift from the families that own it.

Joyce rues Labor's live cattle ban

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Agriculture Minister declines to comment on how costly class action could be.

Tassal upbeat about stronger H2

Tasmanian salmon producer eyes 15% return on assets for FY15, looks to boost domestic consumption.

A long-life hit to dairy prices?

While many expected the local dairy industry to milk record profits from the Chinese market, not all has gone to plan.

Murray Goulburn delays $500m capital raising plan

Dairy group extends timetable for partial float, seeks support from farmer members.

Live exports ban stoush goes to court

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Cattle farmers' class action on 2011 ban could cost Commonwealth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Milk producer shares up 10% on ASX listing

Australian Dairy Farms plans to buy additional farms to boost supply.

Bega expects FY profit in line with FY14

Dairy giant sees FY15 normalised profit around $42m, strong balance sheet supporting expansion.

Australian Dairy Farms to list tomorrow

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Producer of 65% of Australian milk to start trading on Tuesday, occupies old shell of APA Financial Services.

ASIC may step in over Great Southern settlement

Watchdog may intervene in controversial settlement following group’s $1.8bn collapse.

Huon Aquaculture gains 3% on debut

The salmon producer has opened slightly above its issue price of $4.75 a share.

ASIC asked to further probe Great Southern

Further investigation of failed forestry management scheme urged as ASIC backs away from 'criminals paradise' claim.

Elders completes refinancing deal

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Allison says new facilities a significant step in stabilisation.

Aussie beef boost for China's soccer team

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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

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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

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.