FUTURE TRENDS

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Cape Grim has carved a definitive space in the premium beef market, offering a grass-fed, mature protein raised in an environment the CSIRO tests as amongst some of the world’s cleanest air.

Big data could help level the playing field for small- to medium-sized farmers. The Australian Farm Institute’s Mick Keogh and Precision Agriculture’s Andrew Whitlock discuss the opportunities and how to make the most of them.

Agronomist Peter Birch details five agricultural technologies on the radar for Australia farmers.

There’s a new phenomenon taking the world by storm and that’s the Internet of Things (IoT). Tasmanian start-up The Yield is committed to harnessing the power of tiny sensors and real-time data as they embark on their mission to revolutionise agriculture, starting with oyster farming.

Our feature article in this Weekly delves into the recent slowdown in employment, which if it continued into 2017 could be the catalyst for further RBA easing.

As Australia’s population ages and ‘baby boomer’ retirements head toward their zenith in 2025, a discussion on the Retirement Risk Zone, that is the 10 years leading to retirement, is timely.

Q2 GDP growth expected to ease to 0.3% in the quarter (down from 1.1%)

This report looks into the growing trends of digitisation and how that is driving deeper partnerships with consumers. It is based on insights from industry experts, clients, NAB Health’s analysts, plus key strategy executives representing practitioners, pharmacists, and corporate health.

This is the sixth in a series of reports prepared by the Australian Centre for Financial Studies for National Australia Bank aimed at explaining the potential role of corporate bonds in retail investor portfolios and promoting growth of the corporate bond market.

A preview of the Q1 GDP data which will be released on Wednesday 1 June at 11:30 AEDT.

NAB Wellbeing Index: Around 1 in 6 “highly” anxious Australians are not coping – young women struggling most

The release of Australia’s National Accounts next week is likely to reveal a solid rate of economic growth in Q1 2015.

Nicholas Negroponte of MIT Media Lab shares on the future of technology.

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