Welcome to Edition 5 of the AGTYRE BULLETIN.
The Australian Wool Industry in 2018
Canstar notes that Australia is one of the world’s biggest wool producers, producing around 25% of the wool sold on the world market. Australia along with the wool industries in almost every advanced, wool-consuming country, is set for a respectable economic performance in 2017-2018.  [Read more…]
Beef farming is an extremely important agricultural activity in Australia, and as noted by Canstar in its Agriculture Industry Outlook 2017-18, despite being a smaller producer than many other countries, it is the second largest beef exporter in the world involving about 55% (more than 47,000) of businesses with farming activities and employing many thousands of people. [Read more…]
The many challenges encountered by Australian dairy farmers in recent years – not the least of which includes the discounted price being paid for milk by some major supermarket chains – have been well documented in the media. [Read more…]