Elders to buy rural wholesaler AIRR

As the takeover of Ruralco by Landmark-owner Nutrien moves toward creating a rural merchandise retailing and wholesaling behemoth in Australia, Elders Limited has announced an acquisition move that will extend its own competitive footprint beyond rural retailing and into wholesaling as well…Read More

Beef Central, July 15, 2019

Elders expects strong year despite challenging trading conditions

Elders Limited says it expects to record a similar net profit after tax to last year in the vicinity of $61-$64 million for the 12 months to 30 September 2019, despite the challenges of widespread drought and flooding in northern Queensland…Read More

Beef Central, March 15, 2019

Ruralco board backs Nutrien’s $469m takeover offer

Ruralco has today confirmed it has entered into an agreement with Nutrien Ltd, under which the Canadian agri-giant has agreed to acquire 100pc of Ruralco shares for a cash price of $4.40 per share…Read More

Beef Central, February 27, 2019

Royal Commission calls for national farm debt mediation scheme

Rural banks will be required to commence farm mediation processes as soon as loans become distressed, not as a ‘last measure’ before taking enforcement action, under a key recommendation from the Hayne Royal Commission into banking…Read More

Beef Central, February 5, 2019

Elders reports strong full year result and 9c dividend

Elders Limited has this morning released its full year financial results for the 12 months to 30 September, headlined by an improved underlying profit and a fully franked final dividend of 9 cents per share…Read More

Beef Central, November 12, 2018

Elders announces new chairman to take over at AGM

Elders has named a new chairman to replace existing chair Hutch Ranck who today announced his intention to retire from the position at the company’s Annual General Meeting to be held on 13 December 2018…Read More

Beef Central, October 23, 2018

National rural groups join forces to boost agriculture’s voice

Two peak rural representative organisations are joining forces to strengthen agriculture’s voice in Canberra. ..Read More

Beef Central, August 7, 2018

Wellard announces major management reshuffle, strategic refocus

Wellard Limited has announced a major management reshuffle and ‘strategic refocus’ just weeks out from the release of its full year results for the 2017-18 financial year later this month…Read More

James Nason, August 3, 2018

Biggest agri-lender NAB allows farmers to offset loans with FMDs

The nation’s largest agri-lender, NAB, has announced it will allow farmers to offset their Farm Management Deposits against their loans…Read More

Beef Central, July 24, 2018

Banking royal commission delves into rural lending

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry is turning its spotlight onto the agricultural banking sector with public hearings in Brisbane this week and more scheduled for Darwin next week…Read More

James Nason, June 26, 2018

Elders posts first-half net profit of $41.4m

Elders Limited has posted a statutory net profit after tax of $41.4 million for the first half of its 2018 financial year, up 8pc on its $38.3 million profit in the prior corresponding period.
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Beef Central, May 14, 2018

Catch up with the latest recruitment listings on Jobs Central

A wide cross section of interesting, challenging and fulfilling positions have been added since Easter to Beef Central’s recruitment and careers page, Jobs Central…Read More

Beef Central, April 2, 2013

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