Transparency will not iron out peaks and troughs of cattle market

Shan Goodwin
Updated October 18 2016 - 2:43pm, first published October 7 2016 - 2:28pm
Greened up western Queensland cattle country this week.
Greened up western Queensland cattle country this week.

IT HAS been touted as the first step towards building trust between beef processors and producers but the concept of transparency in the supply chain, and forcing processors to report wholesale prices, will do nothing for leveling out the boom and bust nature of the cattle market.

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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