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Foreign investment in Australian farmland

Early in 2018, the Australian Treasurer announced a policy change that will affect foreign investments in Australian farmland.[1] Specifically, an additional approval process from the Foreign Investment Review Board is now required. The purpose of the change is to...

Understanding Impact Investing in Agriculture

Impact investing in agriculture: A new source of capital   There is a new trend that is changing the way we grow our food: impact investing in agriculture. Impact investing allows farmers to access diverse sources of private capital funding to raise money for...

No-till’s slug challenge

No-till's slug challenge GREGOR HEARD Originally posted in Farm Weekly 19 Jul, 2014 02:00 AM  Mapping slug numbers... would allow variable rate spreading Slug damaged canola plants. Photo: Steve Hynes NO-TILL farming systems have had a massive advantage for croppers...

Farmland Value Report

The Farm land value report provides an outline of the returns achieved by property investment into agriculture by local government area through to geographical area and state based results this information is a good starting point for agriculture investment funds and...

Tim recognized as emerging leader in Royal Ag Society awards

Mr Tim Pilkington Highly Commended Tim was nominated for the Award by business acquaintance James McKeefry, State Manager at the ANZ. An Agronomist with Elders and President of the Vic No Till Farmers Association (VNTFA), Tim dedicates his time and utilises his...

Investing in Blue gum land to make a profit

There are opportunities all over Australia at the moment to look at purchase of ex blue gum land for purpose of bring back into agricultural production. Often these parcels of land seem to be selling at a discount to their value but the process...

No-till farming future

 FUTURE FARMING: Conservationist Jay Fuhrer discusses improving soil health and profitability at the Vic No-Till conference. ROBOTS working in swarms to kill pests and weeds in a non-tilled paddock might sound far-fetched, but farmers are increasingly looking to...