Long term fix shouldn't overshadow short term solutions, Fitzgibbon says
The recent high price for lambs and in particular the lack of quality heavyweights has had an adverse effect of lamb exports.
“Education” is not just a university degree, and it is self-evident that it is not necessary to hold a degree to be knowledgeable and successful, Robbie Sefton writes.
A lot of producers might be spending a lot on stock feed to maintain herds and flocks, but at least in this drought those stock are still worth something, as the ABARES commodities report shows.
John Carter says there needs some consistency as Canberra is happy to heavily subsidise foreign owned windfarms but not Australian farmers.
A feed bank would help demonstrate longevity and pro-activeness both by the government, and the livestock industry and be another tool for drought preparedness.
The NSW Farmers’ Association is calling on the NSW Government to implement a bold vision to grow the state’s food economy.
Dan Korff from Future Farmers' Network says there are many people we can unlock the potential of and who could tick so many boxes in our businesses.