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NAB and Dairy Australia said continuing high input costs, exacerbated by drought, have led to a decline in production, with further falls expected this year.
Vertical farming facility
Federation Asset Management says it will examine vertical farming and greenhouse assets as part of the sustainable infrastructure mandate for its Sustainable Australia Real Assets Fund.
Cow in field after fire
Digital Agriculture Services found a strong correlation between drought-affected and fire-hit land, with 86% of fire-hit land suffering at least a 1-in-10-year rainfall deficit.
Raging bush fire
The unprecedented bushfire season is playing out in a way that climate scientists predicted years ago, demonstrating again how agriculture assets, especially those in a country like Australia, are vulnerable to climate risk.
Private softwood plantations have also been affected by the Australian bushfire crisis, although the exact areas affected and the scale of the damage remain unknown.
The A$333m transaction includes six terminals across Australia, with a terminal at Port Kembla in NSW excluded due to competition concerns.
Agri Investor looks back at 12 agenda-setting stories from throughout the year.
The biggest risk to Australian almond yields is high water prices, but orchards Down Under will stay competitive as long as exchange rates remain favorable.
Australian superannuation fund sells its portfolio, a combination of irrigated farming properties and water rights, to a subsidiary of ASX-listed Washington H Soul Pattinson for approximately A$100 million.
Basin state governments all said progress was made at a meeting this week, although claims of an ‘overhaul’ of the Plan by the NSW government were dismissed by observers.
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