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Pistachios in Decline, Forecasted to Increase


Pistachios in Decline, Forecasted to Increase

It is an ”off-year” for pistachios in Turkey, and consequently, a low production level for May 2021/22 is being forecast. However, Turkey has carried over significant stocks from the previous year, so there is no shortage of pistachios in the market. In addition, Turkey relies on imports of almonds and walnuts to meet domestic demand […]


Australia Agriculture: 2021 Snapshot

In the official report released by the Australian Government, eight key aspects of Australian agriculture was minutely examined. Overview Australian agriculture currently is responsible for: 55% of Australian land use (427 million hectares, excluding timber production in December 2020) and 25% of water extractions (3,113 gigalitres used by agriculture in 2018–19) 11% of goods and […]


Walnuts Update: A Statistical Overview

According to the latest reports, post estimates 152,000 mt of walnut production for May 2021/2022, a 2.7 per cent increase over May 2020/2021 following an increase in planted area. Currently, walnut exports are counted at 150,000 et in-shell basis, which represents a 3.4 per cent increase over May 2020/21. These successful export estimates assume the […]


Fruitful Returns Despite Australian Labour Shortage

Due to the outbreak of the Delta Covid 19 strain, Australia’s population has again gone into a strict lockdown. In fact, border closures are posing extremely serious hurdles for the government economists at the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences. now expect the agriculture industry will grow a whopping 73 billion worth […]


Wine Australia: A Diverse Blend in Existence

Australia has always proven to be a diverse producer and exporter of fresh produce. However, it must also be acknowledged that the nation also boasts of a diverse range of wines. Wine is produced in every state, with more than 60 designated regions totalling approximately 160,000 hectares. However, Australia’s wine regions are mainly in the […]


Lentils Tariff Cut Welcomed by Australian Growers

In news that is welcomed by all those who are in the field of agriculture, India has decided to cut its lentil tariffs from thirty per cent to ten per cent. These taxes were put into place by the Indian government to support the domestic farming community present in the country. However, in the recent […]


Climate Change: Australia’s Battle with the Weather

Due to its geographic location and characteristics, Australia is extremely vulnerable to climate change. Because of this, the nation is susceptible to increased and extreme weather conditions. Hence, it experiences calamities such as droughts, heatwaves and other natural disasters. Nevertheless, due to the strong governance and management, Australia is in a favourable position to battle […]


Low Currency Rates Buoy Australian Agriculture

Even though the value of the Australian currency was lower than the expectations, the favourable seasonal conditions have anchored the agricultural outcomes. In fact, The NAB Rural Commodities Index has now increased by 9.6 per cent, when compared to the rates in 2020. The increase from May to June is approximately 0.8 per cent. Moreover, […]


Position Report: Almond Exports in Australia

The Australian nuts industry is one of the most successful sectors when it comes to the Australian economy, and this is due to the almond exports. Now, over 160,000 tonnes of these nuts were produced. Additionally, the revenue exceeded more than one billion dollars. This nut is one that continues to increase in value and […]


New Markets Open due to Macadamia Industry Grant

In news that is welcomed by the agricultural industry, the macadamia industry is all set to gain access to new markets. The industry based in Queensland is receiving this opportunity as a part of Queensland’s Economic Recovery Plan. According to Tom Smith, a member of Bundaberg, this grant will be used to fund a project […]