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Is it time agricultural risk was shared along the supply chain?

Mick Keogh - Saturday, July 30, 2016

One of the most interesting responses to the recent dramatic and retrospective price reductions in the dairy sector has been the disbelief expressed by senior executives in sectors such as banking, manufacturing, transport and IT about the extent to which major processors in the dairy sector can simply put all the price risk onto dairy farmers, and even retrospectively change the price those farmers are paid. View the rest of the post here

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Australia continues to lose market share in global agricultural markets

Mick Keogh - Sunday, July 17, 2016

The report highlights that over the period from 1996 to the end of 2014 (the latest date for which comprehensive global trade data are available) the value of global agricultural trade has grown at an average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% per annum. Over the same period, the value of agricultural imports by nations in Central and South Asia, ASEAN and Africa and the Middle East region have grown at a rate in excess of 14% per annum.  View the rest of the post here
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