JBS cites "disconnect between cattle supply, prices and international meat market values" for the closure.
More restructuring at Namoi Cotton has effectively giving its multi-national partner control of trading and warehousing activities.
Australia's celebrated bilateral free trade deal with China is losing some of its shine with farmers
Almost all the WA farms visited have invested in large rotary dairies which is a significant difference from Qld.
The big beef business has rebounded on the back of a 20 per cent lift in global Wagyu beef sales volumes and meat price growth.
The export of crops from Queensland belonging to the cucurbit family has been up in the air since last year.