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Win-win for Uralla farmers as production optimisation unlocks environmental benefits
NSW livestock producers Hamish and Jess Webb used a CommBank Agri Green Loan to cover start up costs to a soil carbon project that could deliver more than 160,000 carbon credits.
Yaala Sparkling: increasing First Nations representation in the native food industry
Proud Wiradjuri woman Tara Croker has had an incredible journey since launching her business, Yaala Sparkling. Yaala means ‘the present moment' in Wiradjuri language – and Tara's mission is to bring ancient Aboriginal wisdom to the present through its sparkling water products infused with native botanicals.
Jalbi Australia: how lifelong friends seek to change the supply chain
Beyond neatly packaged and botanically scented products, Jalbi Australia offers more than meets the eye. Founders Mandy Gadsdon and Kym Hawkins share a deep desire to give back to the community in a tangible way through their business.
Image source: Supplied. Kym Hawkins and Mandy Gadsdon, Jalbi Australia
A successful balance of profitability and long-term sustainability for Queensland cattle operation
The Albeni Partnership is a large sheep and beef cattle operation with four properties located across nearly 90,000 hectares in central and western Queensland. Their latest venture is a soil carbon project, funded by a CommBank Agri Green Loan.
“There is typically some volatility in agricultural enterprises, CommBank not only understands how agricultural businesses broadly work but has taken the time to understand Duxton Farms more specifically." CommBank has shown a remarkable level of consistency, flexibility, and responsiveness in extending support to the business and its strategic direction.
Why is measuring sustainability on farm good for everyone?
Measuring sustainable farming is good for more than stakeholder reporting. For one Australian farmer, it’s had a direct impact on everything from pasture growth to the fertility of his cows.
Unlocking opportunities for beef and dairy industries
At a recent CommBank panel discussion at the Farm World field days in Victoria, industry experts discussed the opportunity for “beef on dairy” – what it is, and how technology and R&D can help expand commercial value between these key sectors.
"CBA has specialised understanding about what it takes to make an agribusiness successful, and all the processes along the way, from preparation to harvesting, shipping and getting products on shop shelves.” –Nick Femia, SA Mushrooms
"It is our responsibility to pass on a viable, responsible, and sustainable business for future generations and this loan will allow us to utilise interest savings to ensure this is the case." – Lachie Hart, Managing Director
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