Value add key to farm growth

Shan Goodwin
Updated June 20 2019 - 2:40pm, first published February 6 2014 - 4:17pm
Mark Perry and son Josh and some of the family’s A2 Holstein herd.
Mark Perry and son Josh and some of the family’s A2 Holstein herd.

AGAINST a backdrop of floods and drought, the $1-a-litre milk supermarket price war and skyrocketing grain prices, NSW Mid North Coast couple Mark and Michelle Perry have walked into the dairying game from scratch and not only kept their head above water but been able to grow and upgrade their farm.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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