18 - Guerrillas v Gorillas – Levelling the playing field in Australia’s export grain markets

18 - Guerrillas v Gorillas – Levelling the playing field in Australia’s export grain markets

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. 

14 - Economic changes affecting grain consumption in South-East Asia

14 - Economic changes affecting grain consumption in South-East Asia

Projected economic development in the region will see a continuing rise in incomes, higher populations and more people moving to urban areas. Less well known is that consumer buying habits in the region are likely to change, with a gradual shift from staples like cereals to protein based diets.

12 - Feed versus food: Implications for Australian wheat

12 - Feed versus food: Implications for Australian wheat

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?