A New Look for The Lucas Group

Woman jumping on long row of round hay bales on a farm in the country against a blue sky with fluffy clouds

The Lucas Group, Australia’s premier agricultural recruitment and executive search consultancy, has just completed a major rebranding.

Australian Grain Growth to Come from Yield, not Acreage

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While the amount of available land for annual cropping has reached its likely potential, the Australian grains industry is confident that yield increases will continue to drive production growth. Nationally, 23 million hectares of Australian land is planted with annual crops, a figure which is unlikely to grow significantly. But with the average Australian cropper […]

New Agriculture Visa Imminent

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A new agricultural visa will be in place by the end of the month, providing the horticulture and agriculture industries with a much-needed solution to labour shortages. Members of the Liberal and National parties issued a joint media release announcing a new visa which will “build on the highly successful existing Pacific Schemes”. Federal Agriculture […]

Twiggy Forrest Doubles Down to Block Huon Aquaculture Sale to JBS

Twiggy Forrest Huon Aquaculture

Twiggy Forrest has doubled his efforts to block the sale of Huon Aquaculture to global meat giant JBS Meats, buying an additional 10 million shares in the Tasmanian-based business. Through his private holding company, Tattarang, the Western Australian businessman bought enough shares to increase his voting power from 7.33% to 18.51% – enough to block […]