AEGIC, the Australian Oilseed Federation, CSIRO and the Australian Government have collaborated to secure the lucrative EU canola market. The low emissions from Australian production of canola are an important marketing advantage that helps provide a price premium from which Australian exporters and producers of canola benefit.
Flexibility is a critical factor for overcoming disparities of size or brute strength between you and your competition. In fact, just recognising this disparity is half the battle, with many a graveyard full of those who failed to recognise that perhaps it wasn’t a good idea after all to challenge anyone nicknamed “Brutus” to an MMA-style prison yard cage fight.
Guest Blog: Dr David Stephens, Managing Director, Agrometeorology Australia, www.agromet.com.au, email@example.com
Wheat is an ancient grain. We’ve found many uses for it. We use it for foods like bread, noodles, pasta, cakes and biscuits. We need to retain some of it as seed. It’s used as an animal feed and we use it in industrial processes such as manufacturing ethanol. With so many different potential uses the strategic question facing wheat industries around the globe becomes: what sorts of wheat are best to grow?
Agriculture is often viewed as a conservative, slow-moving sector with not much productivity upside. However, the most recent evidence from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) points to a recent global uplift in agricultural productivity; an uplift also enjoyed by Australian agriculture.