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Plans to reduce use of harmful pesticide and fertilizer products, converting 25% of farmland to organic and incentivizing carbon sequestration is what the industry needs.
A combination of factors led JBS to close a processing facility in Queensland this week in a sign of the challenges that Australia’s beef exporters are set to face in the coming months.
NCREIF’s Q1 results showed US farmland delivered a negative return for the first time in almost 20 years, but the coronavirus played a very small part in it.
Timber, wood, timberland, forestry
GPs have told us they have noticed an uptick of interest from new investors, with the smaller end of the market already seeing discounted opportunities.
One of the medium to long-term impacts of the coronavirus could be to encourage more states to bring their food supply chains closer to home.
Australia, farm, windmill
The coronavirus-induced recession has prompted concerns the country could emulate New Zealand’s restrictive and lengthy approvals process in the long term.
Regulatory risk and climatic conditions are the culprits behind a drop in the value of water entitlements in the southern MDB, the first in four years.
With a further $14bn injection into the USDA expected to land in July, the intervention suggests trouble runs deep – the reality is a little more complicated.
The UAE capital will deploy $270m by 2021 as part of a strategic agtech program that has the end-goal of turning the city into a regional and global exporting hub of food tech innovation.
The Eastern European country has some 41m ha of underdeveloped arable land. A new law that ends the near 20-year moratorium on farmland sales is just the start of a long road ahead.
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