Can new research end the war on GM crops?


Genetically modified crops have been under fire since they were commercialised in 1992, but could a recent review end the attack?

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Primacy partners with Think Big Rural Women Program


Primacy is delighted to announce its partnership with Think Big Rural Women, skills based program created to help overcome a challenge facing small town communities all around Australia, small town decline.   This is the first program of its kind in small towns in regional Australia. It will bring together 50 women in the Murray … Continued

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Finding the right barley compound for craft brewers


Australian craft beer consumption is growing at a rapid rate, and barley growers are in a strong position to meet the demand for new varieties.

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The race to feed Asia – competing with Black Sea wheat producers


If Australia wants to compete with Black Sea wheat producers, they need to make sure free trade is kept open and that their product remains superior.

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Conditions throughout Australia call for a drought declaration


The government officially establishes a state of drought after conditions throughout the country have growers worried about their livelihoods.

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Greenwashing – why crop farmers are fighting for food labelling regulation


Shoppers have a number of perceptions about the benefits of organic crops, but are they buying what they think they are? It turns out not always.

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What consumer trends mean for farmers and growers


With consumers more health conscious and selective than ever, it's essential farmers and growers adapt to meet changing demand.

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Primacy nominated as a finalist in the 2017 Australian Insurance Industry Awards!


The nominations for the 2017 Australian Insurance Industry Awards have been announced and Primacy is thrilled to announce we have been selected as a finalist for Underwriting Agency of the Year. This award recognises an Australian underwriting agency that has demonstrated excellent technical skills, strong underwriting results and outstanding client service. Being shortlisted for this … Continued

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It’s time for Australian investors to pay attention to agribusiness


Offshore investors have made massive profits in Australian agriculture. Why are our own superannuation investment managers so hesitant to follow suit?

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Farm insurance tax will be slashed next year under a new wave of cuts in the NSW Budget


From January 1, 2018, the NSW Government will abolish duties on crop and livestock insurance, which will save farmers $12 million over the next four years.   Cash to future-proof farm and agribusinesses in NSW was delivered in the budget. In total, $965m was allocated to the primary industries sector for 2017-2018. “Our reforms send … Continued

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