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Agriculture

20 Jul 2021

Aus farmland brimming at the highs

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

Australian farmland prices have been surging as commodity prices go from strength-to-strength and demand remains high.

18 May 2021

Aus beef: lots at steak

Ian Hanrahan | Head of FBA Australia, ANZ

There’s good news for Australia’s cattle industry, even after a difficult year for some in the sector.

01 Mar 2021

Aus agri cautiously optimistic for 2021

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

Australia’s agricultural sector emerged from 2020 relatively unscathed and is looking to build on that confidence in the new year.

12 Jan 2021

Plant variety key to agri future

Helen Macpherson & Alanna Rennie | Partner & Lawyer, Baker McKenzie

As the global population continues to accelerate, a focus on food supply security and plant breeding is vital to stay on top of demand.

08 Dec 2020

The outlook for Australian agri in 2021

Mark Bennett & Madeleine Swan | Head of Agribusiness & Associate Director Agri Research, ANZ

Australia’s agri industry had a surprisingly strong year in 2020 despite fires, drought and a global pandemic. The outlook for next year too is positive.

26 Oct 2020

More than a grain of hope as winter crops begin harvest

Mark Bennett & Madeleine Swan | Head of Agribusiness & Associate Director Agri Research, ANZ

As harvesters fan out across Australian paddocks, the outlook is bright for an industry strongly rebounding from prolonged drought, COVID-19 and bushfires.

15 Oct 2020

Cultivating female talent in Aus agri

Madeleine Swan | Associate Director, Agri Research Australia, ANZ

Women in Australian agriculture have historically been under the radar. Opportunities in education and employment are seeing this trend shift.

04 Sep 2020

Focusing on future agri opportunity

Michael Whitehead & Madeleine Swan | Director Client Insights, ANZ and Associate Director Agribusiness Research, ANZ

Although Australia’s agriculture industry has continued to perform well throughout the pandemic, foreign investment may not be so steady.

03 Aug 2020

Australian grains remain competitive in crisis

Michael Whitehead & Viveka Manikonda | Head of Agri Insights and Senior Associate, Institutional at ANZ

Despite global headwinds, Australia’s grains industry is predicting a bumper crop in the next harvest.

07 Jul 2020

Agri wakes up to a new world

Madeleine Swan | Associate Director, Agri Research Australia, ANZ

The global outlook for agriculture commodities is a bright light in the midst of gloomy pandemic-ridden economies.

11 May 2020

True or false: panic buying surges food prices

Mark Bennett | Head of Aus Agribusiness, ANZ

New data show a run on supermarkets during the onset of COVID-19 restrictions could have led to increased food prices.

21 Apr 2020

Agri commodities: uncharted water

Madeleine Swan, Alanna Barrett & Michael Whitehead | Associate Directors Agribusiness Research & Director Client Insights, ANZ

Australia’s agriculture industry is bracing for the impact of COVID-19. So far, the farming business has been comparatively resilient.