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Where Australian agriculture stands on the global agricultural competitiveness ranking table depends on how you measure competitiveness, and experts are yet to agree on a ranking system.
The ‘people factor’ in the future of the Australian grains industry - observations from overseas and implications for Australia. Workshops being held at Birchip, Cunderdin, Clare, Spring Ridge, Goondiwindi and Harden.
Will a drought of funding be the biggest future challenge for Australian farmers? Christopher Pyne and Kim Carr on whether deregulated uni fees disadvantage agriculture; and eating less meat will not result in less greenhouse emissions, despite official emission accounting numbers.
Can Australian agriculture really take advantage of growing Asian food demand if the Australian food processing sector continues to decline? Without a viable food processing industry, is Australia limited to exporting unprocessed agricultural commodities? Answers to these questions in the latest Farm Policy Journal.
A comparison of different agricultural advocacy groups in Australia and internationally points to some changes Australian farm groups will need to make if they want to remain viable and relevant.