In the short term, reduced US tariffs, our lower supply and our strong domestic prices, will make it hard to maintain market share in Japan.
Locking trees up without the ability to manage them doesn't help the environment, or farmers - and current, ignorant legislation devalues trees in our landscapes.
The water situation has once again reached a Mexican stand-off, which could not only lead to buybacks if not handled carefully, but is already clearly hurting the diversity of our production, family farms and the sustainability our rural communities.
"Do you think we are getting the best out of the water market when we are at risk of losing advanced food manufacturing?"
The highs of the wool market have been critical for helping to keep ewe flocks fed, so hopefully this week's market slide easing is the end of the drop.
Animals are part of a bigger system, and people are ignorant to the fact this is about the overall system emissions rather than the emissions from just one of its operating parts.
The overall recovery target for the Basin Plan was 3200 gigalitres (which includes the 450GL upwater), yet here's one industry by itself potentially taking as much as 1555GL. What effect might that have on the communities who traditionally took a bigger share?
The Basin Plan, which communities have begrudgingly been drawn into, was criticised without the full context of how and why water has been bought back, infrastructure has been built, or why there has been a swing to certain crops.