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From the latest commodity market and sector outlooks, to practical case studies, industry success stories and rural grass-root initiatives. 

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Cattle producers cautioned to look beyond the current price peak

Australian cattle producers are being cautioned that the current record high prices they are experiencing are unlikely to be sustained in the medium to long term, as prices come under pressure from global increases in beef and animal protein production.*
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Inspiring teenagers to help feed the world

Australia is a vital food supplier, exporting up to 60% of the food it produces. But many young people have lost their connection to the country and are not aware of the exciting career opportunities the food and agribusiness sectors offer.
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Strong harvest prospects spark demand for farm machinery

Strong harvest prospects spark demand for farm machinery
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Bryce Camm: Bullish about beef

32-year-old Bryce Camm - CEO of the group and recipient of the 2014 Rabobank Emerging Leadership Awards - talks about how growing up on this land has given him a strong connection with agriculture and the cattle business.
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Georgie Aley: Building networks in Australian agribusiness

After studying in rural Orange, Sydneysider Georgie Aley came back four years later with a love for country life and its people. Her newfound passion has helped her become one of the emerging leaders of a traditionally male-dominated industry, and the first CEO of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST). 

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New Zealand goat dairy makes strong impression on Western District farmers

A joint Rabobank and Vickery Bros farm tour to New Zealand has recently returned with the group of attendees – cropping, beef and sheep producers from the Western District – finding the farm visits both innovative and challenging
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Sir Henry van der Heyden: A vision for sustainable success in agribusiness

Sir Henry oversaw the transformation of Fonterra into one of the largest dairy companies in the world, and attributes much of that success to uniting New Zealand’s dairy farmers under a common vision.
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Zac Caudo: Grape grower with out-of-the-bottle thinking

The Caudo Vineyard business model has undergone massive changes since Zac took the reins in 2008, one of which being the launch of his own wine label at their cellar door in 2012.
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