Tag: barley

Spring Rains Dampen Record Aussie Crops

Exceptional crop yields across Australia have been complemented by strong prices but wet weather in parts has brought an anxious wait for those harvesting. At 10 p.m. on Oct. 26 a jubilant Oscar Pearse had just started harvest and put a call out for more help on social media. “Didn’t plan for pleasant surprises,” he…


Australia to Take China to WTO Over Wine Tariffs

The Australian government has decided to pull the trigger and launch a second action against China at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), this time over Beijing’s imposition of hefty tariffs on wine exports. The decision is the latest response from Australia after Beijing launched a year-long economic coercion campaign targeting $20 billion worth of major…


Australia Elevates Barley Dispute With Beijing to WTO

Australia has elevated its dispute with China at the World Trade Organization (WTO), calling for a panel to be established to address Beijing’s punitive tariffs on Australian barley exports. One expert, however, says obtaining a resolution from the WTO could be challenging, given the body has been paralysed since the Trump administration refused to appoint…


Orzotto ai Funghi (Mushroom Barley Risotto)

Although rice is the grain of choice for risotto, you can also find recipes that use farro or barley, called orzo in Italian (not to be confused with orzo pasta). Orzotto, made with pearl barley, is common in Trentino Alto Adige, a region in the North of Italy. It’s especially creamy, while at the same…


Invest in India’s Farm Industry: Trade Minister Tehan

Australia will offer to make investments in India’s agriculture industry to secure a trade deal when the two countries recommence talks next month. Negotiations have stalled between Australia and India after protesters opposing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposal to deregulate the farming industry forced delays in the talks. The government argues the proposed farming…