Australia

Australian Agricultural Company suffers $100m hit

Australian Agricultural Company suffers $100m hit

By Aidan Fortune

Australian Agricultural Company (AACo), the country’s largest cattle producer, has suffered a AUS $100m hit due to the harsh weather conditions experienced at the start of 2019.

US and Australia vie for beef markets

US and Australia vie for beef markets

By Aidan Fortune

The US-China tariff war may be getting nasty but there’s another battle for beef supremacy going on that is worth billions. The US and Australia are both looking at the Eastern markets, particularly China, for growing beef exports.

Drought hitting cattle farmers

Australian meat boss warns of drought impact

By Michelle Perrett

Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) chief executive Peter Rizzo has told MPs that the droughts and floods affecting cattle farmers in north Queensland will have a “significant impact” on meat processors.