The Land says: Beef industry barely whimpers at intervention threat, despite proven frustrations around trust and transparency.
The Land says: Our governments missed a “golden” opportunity to sensibly invest off the back of the mining boom – let’s hope they don’t make the same mistakes with agriculture.
The Land says: Next year, beef producers will vote on whether the industry should fund the introduction of new technology into AusMeat accredited abattoirs.
The Land says: Poor communication around the Sky Muster program and where customers can get help, as well as what improvements lie in store, are brewing a bubble of discontent in regional areas.
The Land says: It has taken a long time for our governments to accept they have been on the wrong path with bovine Johnes disease. Producers now need the education and support that can help recent changes be a success.