Posts Tagged ‘agriculture’

The big get bigger in American agriculture

Keith Woodford adds more insights into the world of dairy. For me, the interesting point is that 57% of the USA’s milk is produced by 5.3 % of the farms!   that is 2000 farms out of 37,500 registered dairy farms in the USA.   I would like to know how big the smallest of the 2000…

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Global milk surge, price crashes

Global milk production surges and the milk price crashes For those following milk prices, milk production and changes in the dairy industry, the last month resembles watching wild seas crashing into breakwater or rocky coast. In Australia, the news that one of the major exporters – Murray Goulburn has not only realised that the price forecasts…

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Australia stops tomato dumpers.

Australian producers of tomatoes for processing ( canning and concentration) have won a long battle fighting  low priced (dumped) products produced with subsidies from Europe. The article reporting this was widely reported and can be found here. The result will mean that local producers will be able to compete on a more level playing field.…

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Grant funds available in Western Australia for agricultural R&D

Royalties for Regions grant funding available in Western Australia.   The Western Australian Department of Agriculture and Food has announced that it is calling for expressions of interest for several strands of the Royalties for regions support packages. Critically, expressions of interest for some of these funds close on the 2nd of December. Groups applying…

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