NEWS & INFORMATION

EXPORT AND IMPORT

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 […]
Price Adjustments in the Almond World
The almond industry is one of the most booming ones in the world. With the demand for almonds rising, production has also exponentially increased and the price has risen. In fact, this n […]
Wine Australia Welcomes Record Vintages

Australia can now proudly claim a record vintage in regards to the national wine grape crop. It has amounted to 2.03 million in the year 2021. Nevertheless, the prices have also significantly increased alongside this. Unlike, during the rest of the time, this crop has now claimed the highest price in 13 years. This is […]

INTERNATIONAL

Is Agriculture a Permanent Solution to Climate Change?

As Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc on health systems and the global economy it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the scale of the problem. Yet, in the collective response to the pandemic, there is also a sliver of hope. Moreover, as governments implement legislation to quell the spread; citizens need to do their part […]

2021-09-24
New Agricultural Visa Welcomed in Australia

In news that is welcomed by the Australian farming community, the Federal Government has approved a new agriculture visa that will come into effect in September 2021. This is an addition to the ongoing, successful Pacific labour schemes. The new visa is set to provide agricultural businesses with greater access to overseas workers and ease a growing […]

2021-09-24
Mouse Bait Efficacy Questioned: Australian Mouse Plague

Researchers are now starting to trail the effectiveness of the mouse baits. It is in collaboration with both farmers and baits suppliers. In fact, approximately three research papers were prepared and are soon to be peer-reviewed. After being approved, these papers will be published in scientific journals in an attempt to control further mouse plagues […]

2021-09-24

STATISTICS

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 […]

2021-09-23

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 […]

2021-09-21

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 […]

2021-09-21

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 […]

2021-09-20

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 […]

2021-08-06

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 […]

2021-08-03

NUTS

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 […]

2021-09-21

Record Almond Crops: Growth Over 54%

The value of almonds grown in San Joaquin county – primarily around Manteca, Repon and Escalon – soared 54.35 per cent in 2020 due to a record yield and more bearing acres. that made almonds by far the number one crop in 2020, coming in at 694 million based on the latest production report issued […]

2021-09-20

Almond Insights 2021: Industry Overview

If the history of the almond industry is considered, the first plantings in Kangaroo Island were witnessed in 1836. Slowly, these trees spread to private gardens throughout the nation. In the present times, the production now sweeps from the Northern Adelaide Plains to the Sunraysia and Riverina regions. In fact, commercially the most recent area […]

2021-09-17

Fresh Walnuts: Quality Guaranteed as per New Agreement

As the campaign is being launched, Interfel, the trade association of fresh fruit and vegetables, has announced the reinforcement of its interprofessional agreement on fresh walnuts with new provisions, thus guaranteeing the quality and excellence of this unique product for the consumer. The interprofessional agreement on fresh walnuts is evolving and consolidating, reflecting the commitment […]

2021-09-16